At IMPACT 2011, IBM has announced the availability of next generation of BPM products, christened Business Process Manager V7.5. These products will be generally available on 3 June, 2011. Read the announcement here.
Available in three editions, Standard, Express and Advanced, the successor of WebSphere Process Server will be the Advanced Edition. The Advanced Edition will combine the easy of use, task management capabilities of WebSphere Lombardi Edition and enterprise integration and transaction management capabilities of WebSphere Process Server. As such, it will be backward compatible with latest versions of WebSphere Process Server. Click here to read more.
IBM will offer a single platform for Business Process Management (BPM), which will comprise of advanced BPM capabilities that can help organizations optimize their business processes. Business Process Manager offers enhanced platform currency with WebSphere Application Server V18.104.22.168 providing the infrastructure. Refer to the features and benefits as they are described here. For a detailed hardware and software requirements list click here.
Also announced, IBM Integration Designer V7.5 is the successor of WebSphere Integration Developer. Refer to the features and benefits as they are described here.
So be it, BPM has evolved!