IBM On Demand Technology Made Simple: Understanding the On Demand Business Strategy and Underlying Products

IBM On Demand Technology Made Simple: Understanding the On Demand Business Strategy and Underlying Products

by Jim Hoskins
     
 

This MaxFacts Guidebook describes the three components of IBM's new On Demand business model so IT professionals can see the big picture and understand how their businesses can benefit. Pros will come away with a new understanding of how to evolve a current computing infrastructure to achieve the flexibility vital to the emerging On Demand business world. Provided

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This MaxFacts Guidebook describes the three components of IBM's new On Demand business model so IT professionals can see the big picture and understand how their businesses can benefit. Pros will come away with a new understanding of how to evolve a current computing infrastructure to achieve the flexibility vital to the emerging On Demand business world. Provided is an overview of key building-block product lines such as IBM eServer systems, TotalStorage, Infoprint printers, WebSphere, DB2, Tivoli, and Linux. The methods for learning how autonomic computing can help infrastructures automatically sense and respond to changing conditions so that things keep running smoothly are demonstrated, and virtualization techniques that can be leveraged to improve utilization and reduce costs are discussed in detail. The evolution of infrastructure toward the goal of end-to-end integration by leveraging hardware and software that adheres to open standards is also covered.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931644273
Publisher:
Maximum Press
Publication date:
02/25/2005
Series:
MaxFacts Guidebook series
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Hoskins is a former IBM design engineer and author, selling more than 350,000 copies of his Exploring IBM series of books. He lives in Gulf Breeze, Florida.

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