IBM (NYSE:IBM) has released enhancements to its InfoSphere software portfolio, designed to help clients combine and use real-time information from across their businesses to improve performance. New versions of InfoSphere Master Data Management Server and InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse, as well as expanded IBM Business Partner support are now available.

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server for System z will help mainframe users better manage master data on customers, products, suppliers, employees, prospects, guests, parts, agreements and more. The product offers built-in intelligence and insight from the data that can be injected into business transactions for improved operations across sales, marketing and finance.

InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse C4000 accelerates delivery of business intelligence by combining Cognos 8 BI and InfoSphere Warehouse software. C-Class Balanced Warehouses provide small and midsize businesses with a complete solution for integrating and maintaining multiple data and information resources in a scalable and versatile data warehouse.