IBM® WebSphere® Portal Server is the foundation offering of the WebSphere Portal product family, with enterprise portal capabilities that enable you to quickly consolidate applications and content into role-based applications, complete with search, personalization, and security capabilities.
IBM Web Content Manager can help organizations increase the efficiency and accuracy of website deployments by placing content creation in the hands of content experts - while IT can retain control. And, through advanced personalization, Web Content Manager can deliver the right information to the right audience exactly when they need it.
WebSphere Portal Server
Web Content Manager
Use WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Manager on the cloud. Use one of the WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Manager images to deliver an exceptional Web experience to your users.
WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Manager are available on the following clouds:
- IBM SmartCloud Enterprise
- Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
- IBM SmartCloud Enterprise
IBM SmartCloud Enterprise provides you with quick access a security-rich, enterprise-ready testing and development environment to help reduce costs, shorten cycle times and improve quality. With the IBM Cloud, you can access and pay for development and testing resources as you need them.
The IBM Cloud gives you rapid self-service provisioning, high payback through reduced costs, error reduction, and accelerated application development through on-demand provisioning. Available image use options are described below.
Product images available on the IBM Cloud include:
- IBM WebSphere Portal Server & Web Content Manager Enterprise Edition V18.104.22.168
- IBM WebSphere Portal Server & Web Content Manager Standard Edition V22.214.171.124
- IBM Web Content Manager Enterprise Edition V126.96.36.199
- IBM Web Content Manager Standard Edition V188.8.131.52
- Get started
To start developing with WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Manager V184.108.40.206 on the IBM Cloud:
- Set up an account. Contact your IBM representative for access to get you started. If you already have an account, log in and get started now.
- Log in, access the catalog image, and get started.
- Read the WebSphere Portal and WCM Getting Started Guide for additional information.
For information about licensing options, go to the Passport Advantage site.
- Learn more
- Community resources related to WebSphere and Lotus products.
- IBM SmartCloud Enterprise getting started guide: Basic information for using product images and details for working with instances, images, and storage.
- IBM SmartCloud Enterprise community on developerWorks.
- IBM SmartCloud Enterprise.
- PartnerWorld: Discover the benefits and resources available to IBM business partners.
- Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
Build a stand alone website, or a website with portal capabilities using one of the following Amazon Machine Images (AMIs):
- IBM WebSphere Portal Server and IBM Web Content Management V7.0 (64-bit) production-ready AMI
- IBM WebSphere Portal Server and IBM Web Content Management Standard Edition V7.0 (64-bit) development and production-ready AMIs
- IBM Web Content Management V7.0 (64-bit) production-ready AMI
- IBM Web Content Management V7.0 Standard Edition (64-bit) production-ready AMI
- Get started
To start developing on Amazon EC2, you'll need an Amazon account. If you don't have one, you can create it as part of the registration process.
Need more information about using WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Management AMIs? See the resources below.
Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) can use WebSphere Portal Server and Lotus Web Content Management Standard Edition for development and testing of commercially available network delivered applications, with no time limits. There is no fee from IBM for the AMI. You are responsible for the Amazon EC2 usage charges.
Note: This link takes you to the catalog entry for this AMI. On the catalog page, click the Purchase information link to sign in, register, and get started.
Details about the WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Management development AMI can be found in the WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Management AMI Catalog.
Use WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Management AMIs at an hourly rate. Amazon Web Services offers a low-cost, pay as you go model with no long-term commitments and no minimum fees.
See the Amazon EC2 Running IBM page for more information on pricing and other service details.
Details about the production-ready AMIs can be found in the AMI catalog:
- WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Management
- WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Management Standard Edition
- Lotus Web Content Management
- Web Content Management Standard Edition
Purchase a product license for use on AWS
Another option is to use your own product licenses. You can install and run IBM programs on the Amazon EC2 Web service using program licenses obtained from IBM on a Processor Value Unit (PVU) basis. Read PVUs required for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud for more information.
- Learn more
- IBM WebSphere Portal Server Version & Web Content Management Standard Edition FAQs: Answers to most often asked questions.
- IBM WebSphere Portal and Web Content Management Amazon Machine Image Get Started Guide (PDF): Deployment instructions for WebSphere Portal Server and Web Content Management Standard Edition Amazon Machine Images (AMI) under the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) infrastructure.
- Demo: Copying images on the Cloud - Amazon Web Services
- Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2): Learn more about Amazon's Web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud.
- Cloud computing with Amazon Web Services: Explore how Amazon Web Services provide a compelling alternative for architecting and building scalable, reliable applications.
- Cloud computing resources
- Cloud computing zone: Your starting point for the latest IBM, developerWorks and general industry information on cloud computing.
- New to cloud computing? Get overview information to help you get started.
- Join the Cloud Computing Central group on developerWorks community.
- Read blogs about cloud computing.
- IBM and cloud computing: An overview of IBM's approach to cloud computing.