Modernize to Liberty

Learn how Discover proved out a WebSphere modernization path to Liberty

Overview

What is IBM WebSphere Liberty?

IBM® WebSphere® Liberty is a modern, standards-based runtime, ideal for building new cloud-native applications and modernizing existing applications. Liberty allows you to take advantage of cloud-centric environments with an optimized runtime that removes API and architecture constraints while leveraging developer-centric tooling and support for  serverless or traditional deployments, in the cloud of your choice.

Liberty, offered as a part of WebSphere Hybrid Edition, extends open Java standards, including Jakarta EE and MicroProfile, enhances existing developer skills to deliver cloud-native applications quickly, reliably and securely through a unique set of developer-centric tools that has been shown to drive a 50% increase in developer productivity.¹

Cloud Native Apps for Java

Cloud Native Apps for Java

Maximize IT budgets

40%
increase in infrastructure utilization

Optimize applications and operations to lower cost and increase efficiency.

Increase your ROI

195%
return on investment

Unlock savings and new value through modernization.

Cloud-enable your IT estate

70%
reduced revision cycles

Realize the benefits of cloud infrastructure with the right tooling.

Use cases

Cloud-native development

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Cloud-native development

Take advantage of rapid developer experience, no Java development constraints and optimized deployment options in the cloud of your choice.

Cloud agility

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Cloud agility

Avoid vendor lock-in by implementing technology that embraces cloud agility. Liberty is built specifically for agile, vendor neutral, cloud-native applications.

Operational efficiency without compromise

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Operational efficiency without compromise

Optimize cloud performance by taking full advantage of your Java stack. Liberty InstantOn will enable your apps to start and respond in less than a few hundred milliseconds.

Customer success stories

BlueCross BlueShield

BlueCross optimizes computing resources and gives developers more flexibility and efficiency as a result of migrating to a modern WebSphere Liberty-based infrastructure.

FlowFactor

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

Hera

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

Testimonials