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Learn how WebSphere Liberty customers saw 195% ROI, 50% developer and 40% IT admin productivity improvement.

Overview

What is IBM WebSphere Liberty?

IBM® WebSphere® Liberty, available as part of IBM WebSphere Hybrid Edition, is a modern Java EE, Jakarta EE, MicroProfile runtime, ideal for building new cloud-native applications and modernizing existing applications. Liberty is highly efficient and optimized for modern cloud technologies and practices, making it an ideal choice for container and Kubernetes-based deployments.

WebSphere Liberty is built on Open Liberty. The combination of Open Liberty with traditional WebSphere compatibility features makes WebSphere Liberty an ideal target for modernizing existing applications.

Close the app development gap

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Use cases

Modernize and simplify

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Modernize and simplify

Reduce capital and operational costs and simplify management.  Modernize to Liberty, Microservices, Containers and Cloud with the no-cost Transformation Advisor and Mono2Micro tools available with IBM WebSphere Hybrid Edition.

Build new cloud-native apps

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Build new cloud-native apps

Use the latest Java EE, Jakarta EE, and MicroProfile APIs to build cloud-native apps on premises or in the cloud. Adopt open source Open Liberty, supported by IBM with your WebSphere Liberty license.

Create a multicloud environment

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Create a multicloud environment

Your WebSphere Liberty license is portable between cloud service providers. Deploy wherever your business dictates, easily move apps across cloud services, regardless of IT architectural environment.

Benefits

Simplify administration

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First-class source-to-image, Kubernetes Operator, and Buildpack support help simplify Kubernetes deployments and day-2 operations. Add IBM WebSphere Automation for AI-automated management of your security posture.

Increase developer productivity

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Integration with popular IDEs and a rapid inner-loop code, compile, test cycle, including in containers, increase developer productivity and production quality.

Improve infrastructure use

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Liberty’s high throughput, self-tuning, and smaller footprint help reduce infrastructure costs by improving server density.

Customer success stories

FlowFactor

FlowFactor helped a transport provider modernize apps and cut deployment times > 99% with WebSphere Liberty.

Hera

WebSphere Liberty helped Hera convert a monolithic application to a flexible microservice architecture.

GBM

WebSphere Liberty helped GBM provide an environment for customers to modernize their applications to flexible microservice architectures.

Testimonials