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17/07/2015

Big insights for the smaller enterprise – PureData System for Analytics ‘Mini Appliance’, Powered by Netezza Technology

Big data for small business 

Any small to medium size organisation aiming to gain more advantage from data, has to consider the class leading performance and high value of IBMs PureData System for Analytics N3001-001 (PDA).

This so called PDA ‘Mini Appliance’, added to the PureData for Analytics family at the end of 2014, is purpose designed to bring enterprise class big data capabilities within reach of businesses or departments with more limited budgets and IT resource.

The solution includes everything an organisation needs to gain big insights from their data in one simple, fast to deploy and affordable package.

Out-of-the-box advantages of an appliance 

As a factory configured appliance, PDA is a load-and-go optimised combination of hardware and software components that makes it simple and quick to deploy, yet able to handle vast amounts of data. No tuning is required at setup so the solution can be delivering valuable insights in a matter of hours.

Analytics ready data warehouse 

The high performance data warehouse is capable of processing and storing up to 16 Terabytes of structured data, more than enough for most smaller organisations or departments. The warehouse integrates with other big data products to support a complete high performance business intelligence solution.

Netezza powered analytics and IBM software

IBM’s purpose built ‘Mini Appliance’ includes built in analytics, powered by proven Netezza technology. Plus a suite of additional software licences to fully exploit leading business intelligence capabilities, which are included at no extra cost:

  • IBM Cognos
  • IBM InfoSphere DataStage
  • IBM BigInsights
  • IBM InfoSphere Streams

Confidence to invest in big data for small business 

PDA offers performance, availability, scalability, speed and simplicity at an affordable price. Ambitious organisations can be confident that an investment in a PDA ‘Mini Appliance’ will deliver ROI reliably and securely into the future. The solution will handle all the volume, variety, velocity and veracity of big data with ease.

Get started 

Does your organisation need to fully exploit its data? Whether you already use existing systems and solutions for analytics or you are planning your first big data project, getting started with PDA ‘Mini Appliance’ is simple.

EBI are an IBM Premier Business Partner, please contact us to find out more about the benefits of PDA ‘Mini Appliance’.

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