Learn how WebSphere has continued to innovate for the past two decades

IBM Cloud App Platform for Hybrid Cloud

Delivering integrated capabilities with flexible pricing to simplify adoption and growth

What can WebSphere do for your business?

Learn how to determine the best hybrid cloud approach, across the WebSphere Application Server family.

Modernize your legacy WebSphere apps with containers and microservices

Application modernization is one of the most critical initiatives you will face in business today. Traditional applications can be modernized by moving them to the cloud to speed in-market delivery and improve developer productivity. By modernizing your existing WebSphere Application Server applications and creating a microservice framework, you can leverage your current investments to deliver new capabilities at your own pace — while reducing complexity and costs.


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Support for multi-cloud environments

Features native, virtual machine and application container deployment methods

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Flexible licensing models

Provides the best fit for your business needs now and in the future

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Intelligent management features

Improves operational reliability, scalability, availability and manageability

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Enhanced security and control

Delivers broad support for security standards and integrated management and administrative tooling

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Increased developer productivity

Installs easily, starts fast, dynamically responds to application or configuration changes and does not require future runtime migration

Featured offerings

WebSphere Application Server

Flexible runtime environments to create new and connect existing applications, and optimize your entire environment whether on premises or across public, private or hybrid cloud.

WebSphere on Cloud

Gain the WebSphere Application Server experience on IBM Cloud. Choose from traditional or Liberty installations of WebSphere Application Server.

IBM WebSphere® Application Server for IBM Cloud Private VM Quickstarter

Modernize your traditional WebSphere applications and create cloud-native workloads on WebSphere Application Server for IBM Cloud Private VM Quickstarter.

WebSphere for z/OS

Incorporate your enterprise Java applications into the highly scalable and secure environment provided by IBM Z® and IBM z/OS® for trusted, real-time response to business opportunities.

Open Liberty

A lightweight open source application server, ideal for building Java microservices and cloud-native apps; the foundation of the WebSphere Liberty family.

IBM Voice Agent with Watson

Enhances call center operations by connecting to IBM Watson® services, such as Watson Speech to Text, Conversation and Text to Speech services.

WebSphere Remote Server

Designed to deliver reliable, security-rich operations and centralized management of technologies across networks with several to thousands of remote locations and devices.

Reactive Platform

Revitalize existing and build new applications that take advantage of advances in distributed architecture and cloud computing.


Learn how Microclimate can help you simplify and speed app creation and modernization in this complex cloud world.


Learn how you can achieve business value by moving from on-premises to cloud-based app development solutions.

Take this three-minute assessment to see how cloud and hybrid capabilities can unlock value and transform your business.

Find out how much you could save by moving your apps to the cloud.

Read this blog to see how WebSphere has evolved over the past 20 years and has continued to provide the best environment to develop, run and scale applications.

Learn how Verizon used a Reactive architecture to transform its commerce platform leading them to double their business and performance results during a massive product launch.

Watch this webcast to learn about the services and tools Microclimate offers to modernize applications in one seamless experience.

Read this analyst report to explore the business advantages that IBM Voice Gateway offers for modernizing call centers.

Estimate the overall effort for migration with the WebSphere Application Server Migration Discovery Tool.

Learn how you can successfully plan and complete a migration to a newer version of WebSphere Application Server.

Get started

Test drive IBM WebSphere Application Server on IBM Cloud to see how easy it is to move your applications to the cloud and reduce costs.