Commissioned by IBM, Forrester Consulting have released a report that details the cost savings and business benefits enabled by IBM i running on Power hardware or in the cloud.
The report highlights the reliability and security of the IBM i and with the integration of the operating system with the database, provides the best environment for business to reduce system downtime and admin support costs, as well as improving productivity too.
The three key takeaways within the report are as follows [ROI/NVP based over a three year period]:
The report also detailed the unquantifiable benefits including trust and peace of mind against uptime and security while detailing the integration options and flexibility of the platform.
In summary, the Total Economic Impact [a methodology developed by Forrester Research] of adopting the IBM i platform as the primary enterprise solution for business was sound. Indeed, the three year figures suggested that (against the previous enterprise incumbents) IBM i provided the perfect blend of technology, security, uptime and productivity.
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