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Data Management


1001 E Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 400, FT17, Building 0472,
Foster City, CA   94404
United States

Solution Summary:

Take control of your Oracle application data to optimize business results. IBM Optim aligns enterprise data management with your business objectives, enabling you to sustain a superior ownership experience. Supporting the entire family of Oracle applications (Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft Enterprise, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, and Siebel) and all other applications operating on Oracle databases, Optim empowers organizations to manage, archive, privatize, and control business-critical data throughout the information lifecycle. You improve performance, mitigate compliance risks and control costs.

Solution Profile:

From human resources and manufacturing to financials and customer relationship management, you rely on your Oracle enterprise application to automate and execute key business processes. And while it is crucial to retain your historical transactions for compliance purposes, the burden of runaway data growth can strain your resources and impair your business results.

IBM Optim gives you the power to manage enterprise application data through every stage of its lifecycle, improving database performance, simplifying archive and disaster recovery strategies, and maximizing the value of your existing storage infrastructure.

Optim enables your organization to sustain a Superior Ownership Experience:

  • * Align application performance with business processes to consistently satisfy service levels and increase profitability 
  • * Apply functional policies to segregate inactive application data from current activity and safely move it to a secure archive 
  • * Archive, manage and retain enterprise application data at the business object level 
  • * Leverage native application access to interact with data in archives 
  • * Respond quickly to audit and discovery requests with application-independent access to standalone archives 
  • * Speed application upgrades and reduce the risk of extended business downtime 
  • * Streamline test data management and speed delivery of new modules and enhancements 
  • * Mask and de-identify confidential data to support privacy compliance initiatives 
  • * Safeguard your path from Applications Unlimited to Project Fusion, with integrated archiving across the Oracle family of applications

Together, IBM and Oracle help customers to leverage industry best practices, while providing a dependable and supported solution with capabilities to improve business results and sustain compliance readiness. By managing your enterprise application data at every stage of the information lifecycle, Optim enables you to obtain the greatest benefit from your Oracle investment.

Distinguishing Features:

IBM Optim provides a central data management solution that scales to meet enterprise needs. It is the only solution to provide a consistent approach for archiving, data masking and test data management across the entire family of Oracle applications and all other applications operating on Oracle databases. Optim also supports all major enterprise database and operating systems: Oracle, UDB, Sybase, SQL Server, Informix, DB2, IMS, VSAM, Windows, Unix, Linux and z/OS.

Solution Details
Solution Availability NA
Industries Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Goods, Education and Research, Engineering and Construction, Financial Services, Healthcare, High Technology, Industrial Manufacturing, Insurance, Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, Natural Resources, Oil and Gas, Professional Services, Public Sector, Retail, Travel and Transportation, Utilities, Wholesale Distribution
Oracle Products Applications, Oracle Project Portfolio Management
Company Size Solution is TargetingNo data available.
Open Source Solutions No

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1001 E Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 400, FT17, Building 0472,
Foster City, CA   94404
United States

Since 1986, Oracle and IBM have been providing customers with compelling joint solutions, combining Oracle's technology and application software with IBM's complementary hardware, software and services solutions. IBM and Oracle also have a strong technology relationship, allowing our global customers to benefit from joint IBM/Oracle development, technology integration and services collaboration.

IBM delivers the proven combination of industry insight, extensive real-world Oracle Applications experience, deep technical skills and high performance servers and storage to create a complete business solution with a defined return on investment. From application selection, purchase and implementation to upgrade and maintenance, we help organizations reduce the total cost of ownership and the complexity of managing their current and future applications environment while building a solid base for business growth.

IBM brings bold and innovative value propositions to our clients, including global expertise in project management - our powerful project lifecycle tool suite – the IBM Solution Workbench for Oracle.  The Workbench provides business value driven design and implementation, real-time sponsor and management insight, project acceleration and simplification, and testing optimization and traceability.

IBM is a Diamond Partner in the Oracle Partner Network, and has won numerous Oracle awards, including the recent 2013 Oracle North America SI Application Partner of the Year, 2013 Oracle Japan Application Innovation Award and 2012 OPN Specialized Applications Partner of the Year in Asia Pacific.

IBM is consistently recognized by research organizations as a leading Oracle services provider:  The Forrester Wave (TM) Oracle Service Providers Q1 2014 rated IBM as a Leader; Gartner placed IBM in the Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Implementation Services, Worldwide September 2012; and IDC Marketscape Worldwide Oracle Implementation Ecosystem October 2012 rated IBM as a leader/major player.

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