What it can do for your business

IBM® WebSphere® Application Server provides a range of flexible, secure, Java EE 7 runtime environments available on premises or across any public, private or hybrid cloud. It helps to reduce costs, unlock new value from your application investment and speed time to market. To learn more about estimated total cost of ownership for creating new applications or moving existing on-premises applications to the cloud try our TCO calculator below.
IBM WebSphere Application Server

Cost optimization

Reduce costs with hybrid capabilities that provide the flexibility to deploy and manage apps across any cloud and any container service.

Connect Java applications to the cloud

Unlock new value with API lifecycle management and cloud services like IBM Watson®, IBM Cloudant® and IBM dashDB®.

Create applications and microservices

Deploy cloud-native and web-based apps and microservices quickly with a lightweight and composable production runtime featuring a single administrative console for Java and Node.js apps and APIs.

Available on the cloud

Get up and running in a hosted cloud environment with IBM WebSphere Application Server on Cloud or take advantage of flexible licensing options with IBM WebSphere Application Server Family Edition.

Key IBM WebSphere Application Server offerings and features

  • IBM WebSphere Liberty Core
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server z/OS
  • Flexible licensing and pricing options
  • Seamless integration with Websphere Connect
  • A global partner ecosystem

Security and privacy in the cloud

  • IBM enables companies to scale and adapt quickly to changing business needs without compromising security, privacy or risk levels when using IBM cloud offerings.

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Which option is right for you?

  • WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core


    Lightweight production runtime for rapid web and cloud-based application development and deployment.

  • WebSphere Application Server


    Flexible, secure Java server runtime environment for enterprise applications, provides advanced performance, redundancy and programming models.

  • WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment


    A runtime environment for large-scale and mission-critical application deployments, offers near continuous availability and intelligent management capabilities.

  • WebSphere Application Server Family Edition


    Three products under one license for your enterprise. Support for multiple business models and platforms means you are prepared as your needs change.

  • Flexible pricing options


    WebSphere Application Server offers a wide range of pricing options to address the multitude of customer implementations of WebSphere including the perpetual PVU option for long term deployments