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Average cost per record

According to the latest Ponemon Institute study, the average cost incurred in internal and external costs is $188 per record.

Risk of data breach per year

Average risk of a record breach.

Server hardware

Current hardware costs.

Server software

Current software costs. Takes total number of servers times average cost per software license.

Sensitive Records

A record is a group of related data that might contain sensitive and confidential information like customer detail.

Storage

Current storage costs.

Network

Current network costs. If HANA selected, $15,000 additional cost for switches.

Support and maintenance

Current support and maintenance costs. Maintenance as a percent of hardware acquisition.

Facilities

Current facilities costs. Includes power and cooling and facilities, as a percent of hardware acquisition.

Other

Current security costs.

Server administration

With MQ Advanced, you can eliminate or repurpose the staff that manages your infrastructure.

Operating system administration

With MQ Advanced, you can eliminate or repurpose the staff that manages your infrastructure.

Network administration

With MQ Advanced, you can eliminate or repurpose the staff that manages your infrastructure.

Storage administration

With MQ Advanced, you can eliminate or repurpose the staff that manages your infrastructure.

System architecture

With MQ Advanced, you can eliminate or repurpose the staff that manages your infrastructure.

Company Profile
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Your Challenges
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Potential Annual Value From IBM MQ Advanced
Based on your profile and top / high priority challenges, the annual savings and risk avoidance which IBM MQ Advanced is projected to provide to you. Click into each area to read more about specific challenges, opportunities and potential value is shown below.
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Expected Benefits from IBM MQ Advanced
The expected cost savings and risk avoidance expected from IBM MQ Advanced.
Avoid risk of data breach, IP theft and fraud
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Giving customers the availability they need
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Did you know ...
Evolving security threats remain a top concern for every enterprise, with data breaches incurring enormous internal and external costs (Ponemon)

$3.86 million

The average cost of a data breach (Ponemon)

191 days

The average time to identify a breach (Ponemon)
IBM MQ Advanced provides:
IBM MQ Advanced protects data on the move and at rest
Application-level, end-to-end data protection using either encryption or digital signing of messages
Comprehensive security without complexity, no writing complex security code, or modifying or recompiling existing applications
Avoid risk of data breach, IP theft, and fraud
Active records containing sensitive information
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#1

Reliability and availability is the number one concern of ICS asset owners (SANS Institute)

42%

“People and Context Factors” were the root cause of the largest fraction of unplanned downtime incidents (ARC)
The average cost per unplanned downtime hour is $260,000, with $140,000 for petrochemical, $40,000 for pharmaceutical, $30,000 for food processing, and $1.3M for auto industry manufacturing (Multiple sources: Contingency Planning Research & Schneider Electric, ATS Survey, Aberdeen Group)
What if you could ...
Eliminate single point of failure
Simplify application set up with floating IP support per queue manager
Secure file and message data as it flows over your MQ infrastructure
Avoid the need for setting up network storage that's prone to failure
Reduce system downtime
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Did you know ...
Enterprises that manage their own legacy workloads struggle to keep up with maintenance activities—e.g., patching, upgrading, and custom-integrating the software to keep up with the latest releases
To avoid disruption and maintain competitive differentiation, businesses feel pressured to continually innovate
Modern messaging solutions have to constantly evolve to support diverse workloads, different qualities of service and a variety of messaging patterns
What if you could ...
Take complexity out of applications by removing the need to be able to deal with lost messages and error handling, simplifying coding requirements, and thus freeing up developers' time
Enable IT team to focus on strategic business initiatives
Have better visibility and monitoring of your IBM MQ environment
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