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IBM® WebSphere® Application Server Liberty Core is a lightweight production runtime for rapid web and cloud-based application development and deployment.

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IBM WebSphere Application Server is a flexible, secure Java server runtime environment for enterprise applications. It provides advanced performance, redundancy and programming models.

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Please contact us or view the following compare editions chart to help you find the right capabilities for your business need.

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IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core costs USD .41/hour, 1.21/month or 29 perpetually.

IBM WebSphere Application Server Base costs USD .52/hour, 2.45/month or 58.75 perpetually.

IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment costs USD 1.14/hour, 9.17/month or 220 perpetually.

IBM offers a rich set of resources to help you successfully plan and execute a migration. Learn about planning and best practices, migration tools, resources for migrating from competitive servers, migrating to the cloud and much more.

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Use the WebSphere Application Server Migration Discovery Tool to help identify all of the artifacts that need to be migrated, the degree to which those migrations can be automated, and the overall effort for doing the migration.

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The software is fast and easy to download and takes only one minute to install and deploy. It integrates fully with open platforms and supports Java EE Web profile for web, mobile and OSGI apps. It’s an ideal runtime for microservices.

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It’s an advanced runtime environment for large-scale and mission-critical application deployments that offers near-continuous availability and intelligent management capabilities.

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The software has an unlimited server allowance for IHS load balancing and centralized management for massive scalability (thousands of servers). It has intelligent management and includes full integration with open and z/OS® platforms and full caching support (session and application).

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IBM WebSphere Application Server Family Edition provides license flexibility to deploy a bundle of WebSphere Application Server product editions to suit your business needs and modify the mix of editions as your requirements change.

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