Statement of direction: IBM WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 Virtual Edition, for use within the IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension can provide flexible deployment options

IBM Japan Software Announcement JP13-0410
July 23, 2013

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IBM® intends to introduce a version of the WebSphere® DataPower® Integration Appliance XI52 Virtual Edition for use within the IBM zEnterprise® BladeCenter® Extension (zBX). IBM intends this virtual appliance to run on System x® blades installed within a zBX. This program will be designed to provide industry-leading security, integration, and optimization capabilities for System z® , while offering similar management capabilities to the physical WebSphere DataPower appliance models.

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Country/Region               Announced
 ASEAN*                      Yes
 India/South Asia**          Yes
 Australia                   Yes
 People's Republic of China  Yes
 Hong Kong S.A.R of the PRC  Yes
 Macao S.A.R of the PRC      Yes
 Taiwan                      Yes
 Korea                       Yes
 New Zealand                 Yes
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 Japan                       Yes
 * Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic
 Republic, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam
 **Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, and

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