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Assimil8 & IBM Case Studies

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Read how our clients have benefited from our expertise in Business Intelligence and Financial Planning combined with IBM's Cognos Software.

Case Studies

Energy Saving Trust

SoftLayer technology extends an energy analytics platform throughout the United Kingdom

Summary
Provisioning a SoftLayer hosting environment, IBM Premier Business Partner Assimil8 Ltd. launched an analytics solution based on IBM Cognos software. “SoftLayer cloud infrastructure provides the highly reliable and available environment we need to make our data accessible to organizations throughout the country without fail,” says Will Rivers, Energy Saving Trust housing data manager.

Solution Components
IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence 10, IBM SoftLayer™, Assimil8, Esri UK

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Brett Landscaping & Building Products

Transforming commercial decision-making with real-time insights into profitability

Summary
Equipped with a powerful IBM Analytics solution, Brett has enabled automated, rapid reporting on key metrics across its business, helping the company identify and pursue the most profitable courses of action.

Solution Components
IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence, Assimil8

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NETTHINGS

SoftLayer cloud technology drives global expansion for an Internet of Things platform

Summary
IBM Premier Business Partner Assimil8 provisioned SoftLayer® virtual server architecture in the SoftLayer Amsterdam data center to rapidly launch a powerful data-gathering application for the NetThings platform.

Solution Components
IBM® SoftLayer® cloud technology

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DFS

Moving from data to insight to action with a new culture of analytics, delivered in the cloud

Summary
Working with Assimil8, DFS built an enterprise analytics platform based on IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence, deployed in the cloud with SoftLayer®. The solution unlocks the value of vast quantities of transactional data from DFS’s legacy core retail systems.

Solution Components
IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence 10.2, IBM® SoftLayer® cloud technology

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Assimil8 Ltd

Assimil8 extends business analytics on demand to companies of all sizes

Summary
Assimil8 has turned its attention to providing analysis and reporting on demand, through a series of hosted systems and services. Until 2012 it had used IBM SmartCloud to deliver these solutions. As the market opportunity grew however, Assimil8 felt it needed a more sophisticated platform so that it could develop new options for its customers.

Solution Components
IBM® SoftLayer® cloud technology

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RPC UK Limited

A SoftLayer cloud delivery platform boosts sales by 40 percent and profits by 200 percent

Summary
To appeal to a broader customer base, RPC UK Limited wanted to deliver a cloud-based Oracle Primavera software solution. With SoftLayer technology, RPC launched a flexible new offering, accelerating solution delivery, increasing sales by 40 percent and boosting profits by 200 percent.

Solution Components
IBM® SoftLayer® cloud technology

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Energy Saving Trust

Developing innovative services to target energy efficiency improvements in UK housing stock

Summary
Energy Saving Trust was already using IBM Cognos Business Intelligence software to analyse its housing data in a variety of ways. Working with Assimil8, the organisation decided to extend this solution by integrating it with a geographic information system (GIS): Esri Maps for IBM Cognos.

Solution Components
IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence, IBM SmartCloud™ Enterprise, Assimil8, Esri

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Reed & Mackay

Using analysis of routes, airlines and destinations to negotiate better fares

Summary
Reed & Mackay worked with Assimil8 to replace its existing system with a new data warehouse and analytics solution based on IBM Cognos® Business Intelligence software. The solution provides both interactive and static reports for internal users, and will soon allow clients to log in and generate reports for themselves via the Reed & Mackay website.

Solution Components
IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence, Assimil8

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East Coast

Modelling train mileages, automating cost calculations and accelerating budgeting processes

Summary
Replacing the spreadsheet-based model with IBM® Cognos® TM1® has transformed East Coast’s budgeting and forecasting capabilities – automating cost calculations, eliminating manual effort and ensuring greater accuracy.

Solution Components
IBM® Cognos® TM1®, Assimil8

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