What is IBM InfoSphere Optim?

IBM InfoSphere Optim solutions manage data from requirements to retirement. They boost performance, empower collaboration, and improve governance across applications, databases and platforms. By managing data properly over its lifetime, organizations are better equipped to support business goals with less risk.

IBM InfoSphere Optim features

Application retirement and consolidation

Archive data from decommissioned applications and historical transaction records, while providing ongoing access to the data for query and reporting while being retention compliant.

Comprehensive test data management capabilities

Scale data across applications, databases, operating systems and hardware platforms. Thus, secure your test environments, accelerate release cycles and reduce costs.

Maximize the business value of big data environments

Obtain proven data lifecycle management capabilities, maximizing the business value of data warehouse and big data environments through managing data growth and lowering TCO.

Single scalable archiving solution for the enterprise

Lack of data archiving can impair the performance of mission critical enterprise systems. Solve data growth problem at the source, improve efficiency, and minimize the risks associated with managing structured data throughout its lifetime.

What’s new

Manage data across its lifecycle, the IBM Optim way

Dive deeper into the IBM InfoSphere Optim portfolio to learn about the latest in test data management.

IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Orchestrator

Use a data coverage matrix that helps you test everything that matters, with the smallest amount of test data possible. Explore IBM® InfoSphere® Optim™ Test Data Orchestrator.


IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management

Optimize and automate test data management to reduce cost, accelerate application delivery and lower risk.

IBM InfoSphere Optim Data Privacy

De-identify confidential information on demand to protect privacy and support compliance.

IBM InfoSphere Optim Archive

Manage the volume, speed and complexity of data growth for reduced storage costs and improved performance.

IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Fabrication

Help your organization address the challenges of creating high-quality test data. Quickly and efficiently create high-quality test data while minimizing the risk related to using sensitive production data.


Orchestrate your Test Data Management process with Test Coverage

Learn how you can drive down cost and risk even while accelerating the pace of delivery with Test Data.

Optimizing Test Data Management Lifecycle using IBM Optim & Delphix

Learn how IBM and Delphix are teaming up to deliver the right test data faster and with more flexibility than ever.

Setting up an enterprise data masking and test data management foundation

Hear experts from IBM and xTensegrity as they talk about data masking and test data management in this on-demand webinar

Fabricate quality & secure synthetic data for tests, development & training

Learn from IBM and Estuate on how to provision the right test data for application development and testing.

Customer success

Molina Healthcare

By reducing the production database footprint through archiving historical data, Molina has unlocked significant cost savings, achieving a positive return on investment within one year.


By reducing the size of the dataset by 90 percent, BinckBank is able to provision all its test environments with new data within a single day, and make significant savings on servers and storage.

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