How will the IBM Cognos 8 platform help me manage environment change?
• Visual Upgrade Manager. Administrators can test, compare, and record results between two versions of IBM Cognos software, to identify and quantify issues during the upgrade process, ensuring faster, more streamlined upgrades. • Automated environment validation. Provides the ability to test, compare, and record results between IBM Cognos environments for faster rollout of environment changes. • Simultaneous shipment on Windows, UNIX, and Linux. IBM Cognos software is available at time of release on Windows, UNIX, and Linux, supporting deployments in heterogeneous environments.