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, organisations are better equipped to support business goals with less risk.

Protect privacy and support compliance

Protect privacy and support compliance

De-identify confidential data on demand throughout the enterprise including big data platforms.

Manage the growth of application and warehouse data

Manage the growth of application and warehouse data

Reduce storage costs and improve performance with a single, scalable solution.

Optimize and automate test data management

Optimize and automate test data management

Improve efficiency, accelerate application delivery and lower risk by protecting sensitive data.

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.

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.

Support heterogeneous enterprise environments

Create realistic testing environments based on actual workloads to capture, customize and replay scenarios to remove potential problems before making changes to production systems.

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.

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IBM Optim Test Data Management

IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management

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

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IBM Optim Data Privacy

IBM InfoSphere Optim Data Privacy

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

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IBM Optim Archive

IBM InfoSphere Optim Archive

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

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InfoSphere Optim resources

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IBM InfoSphere Optim Archive

Learn more about this single, scalable data growth management solution that offers benefits across the enterprise.


IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Fabrication

IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Fabrication helps your organization address the challenges of creating high-quality test data. It quickly and efficiently creates high-quality test data while minimizing the risks related to using sensitive production data.


Setting up an Enterprise Data Masking and Test Data Management Foundation with IBM InfoSphere Optim

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

Client success stories


Molina Healthcare client story

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.

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BinckBank client story


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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VKB Group client story

VKB Group

With IBM Optim Test Data Management solution, VKB is able to efficiently provide smaller, standardized data sets to software testers.

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