IBM has unveiled a broad portfolio of big data and analytics offered through IBM Cloud marketplace.
The new solutions – Cognos Business Intelligence, SPSS predictive analytics platforms and the newly announced Watson Analytics – will soon be available via IBM Cloud marketplace.
By bringing IBM’s industry-leading analytics portfolio into the cloud, businesses, developers and individuals will have the ability to incorporate data-driven decision making into every business decision, IBM said.
Businesses can quickly use the insights gained from cloud-based analytics solutions to implement innovative new services, drive corporate performance, and manage governance, risk and compliance.
Developers can leverage analytic services, such as reporting, in their applications through Bluemix, IBM’s leading cloud application platform.
IBM also announced five solution accelerators aimed at helping data professionals tackle some of the most significant and widespread challenges facing businesses today.
The Customer Insight provides increased insight into customers to support sales, marketing and customer service; improving customer acquisition, cross-sell and retention.
Operations Insight provides increased insight into the condition of assets and performance of equipment to optimize operations, service and support; enables predictive maintenance, improves demand/supply forecasting, and drives process efficiencies.
Security and Fraud Insight , another solution in IBM Cloud, provides enhanced situational awareness to enable faster response to safety, fraud and data security threats; improving intelligence and early warning of potential anomalies by turning large amounts of data into actionable intelligence.
The Risk and Compliance Insight provides the ability to make risk-aware decisions to better manage financial risk, operational risk and compliance; optimize the use of capital, minimize losses and reduce compliance costs.
Data Warehouse Modernization Projects enables organizations to capture and maintain a broader set of information and enable increased analytic capabilities at reduced costs; providing quicker access to information generated across the enterprise.
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence on Cloud is currently in beta and is planned to be available in the first quarter of 2015. IBM SPSS Modeler is planned to be available via IBM’s Cloud marketplace within 30 days.