BigData and Analytics solutions have transformed the meaning and the value of “Information” over the years. To provide solid IT infrastructure foundations to this transformation, IBM has designed new POWER8 systems which access and process data faster than any other platform. Furthermore, IBM also work with OpenPower high level solutions optimized on POWER8 to expand the end-to-end value to the customer. This session will highlight these solutions and show how IBM POWER8 and OpenPower change clients approach to Analytics.
Christophe Menichetti is Information IT Specialist based at the IBM Customer Center in Montpellier, France. His role is to support IBM sales and business partners, in selling and designing the most appropriate IBM Big Data / Business Analytics solutions for worldwide customers. Prior to this position, he joined the European IBM/Oracle Joint Solutions Center (2005-2010), with 5 Oracle and 5 IBM persons working closely together, cross brand and cross industries. His main activity was to help oracle sales and IBM sales, in selling and defining the synergy between Oracle Applications with IBM infrastructure solutions for joint oracle/IBM customers around the world (including sizing, architecture design, education and benchmark support). Prior to this position, he worked on Oracle Hyperion Brio products in Customer Scheduling Support Center (2004 – 2005). His role was to build and maintain reusable business performance reporting to manage customer orders scheduling across the world. His key domains of expertise include IBM systems, Oracle applications (Siebel CRM, Oracle BI), Oracle Database, Business Intelligence (Oracle BI, Hyperion), IBM Business Analytics Solutions (Cognos, Datastage, Netezza) and IBM Big Data Stack (BigInsight, Streams) plus Competition. He wrote many materials such as “Siebel 8.1 on AIX 6.1 cookbook” or “OBI EE 10gR3 on AIX 5.3 cookbook, led many Oracle/IBM events such as the first world wide “Siebel with Oracle 11gR2 RAC on IBM Power systems” education workshop and presented at many IBM STG university. Christophe Menichetti is an engineer in computer sciences and he is an IBM certified IT specialist. He is also University professor for ERP/CRM, Business Intelligence and Power virtualization.