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Feature spotlights

IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment

An advanced, flexible runtime environment for large-scale application environments. IBM® WebSphere® Application Server Network Deployment provides an advanced, flexible runtime environment for large-scale application deployments. It offers near-continuous availability with advanced performance and management capabilities for mission-critical applications.

IBM WebSphere Application Server

The family edition offers this fast, high performance Java™ application server that can build, run, integrate, secure and manage dynamic cloud and web applications on-premises, off-premises, or both.

IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core

This edition increases developer productivity with open standards and broad programming models, including lightweight options for web deployments; deliver custom applications through extensions to the Liberty profile; and package and deploy applications and services efficiently

Process Value Unit (PVU) entitlements

IBM WebSphere Application Server Family Edition provides Process Value Unit (PVU) entitlement for the bundled product editions relative to their value. For every one PVU of WebSphere Application Server Family Edition purchased, you are entitled to deploy: 1 PVU of WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment or 4 PVUs of WebSphere Application Server or 8 PVUs of WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core.

How customers use it

  • Use case 1: A leading bank redeploys entitlements

    Use case 1: A leading bank redeploys entitlements

    Problem

    A banker uses entitlements to build a standard application.

    Solution

    With WebSphere Application Server Family Edition, he can redeploy entitlements as needed, within the same license agreement and with no extra cost for migration.

  • Use case 2: A large enterprise reallocates excess capacity

    Use case 2: A large enterprise reallocates excess capacity

    Problem

    A proof of concept search for lightweight server runtimes.

    Solution

    If she has additional WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment entitlements through WebSphere Application Server Family Edition, she can redeploy excess capacity as WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core with no additional purchase.