What is IBM DataPower Gateway?

IBM® DataPower® Gateway is a single multi-channel gateway that helps provide security, control, integration and optimized access to a full range of mobile, web, application programming interface (API), service-oriented architecture (SOA), B2B and cloud workloads. It enables you to rapidly expand the scope of valuable IT assets to new channels—giving customers, employees and partners access to critical resources. It is available in the following form factors: physical, virtual, cloud, Linux* and Docker.

*Linux support is available on Ubuntu and Red Hat Enterprise Linux x86-64 platforms.

What are the benefits of IBM DataPower Gateway?

A single purpose-built gateway

Secure, control and accelerate API, mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud workloads using single purpose-built gateways.

Converged policy enforcement and advanced security

Simplify infrastructure, reduce costs and eliminate siloed islands of security with converged policy enforcement and advanced security across all channels and workloads.

A purpose-built, DMZ-ready and extensible platform

Lower total cost of ownership with a purpose-built, DMZ-ready and extensible platform that enables business agility, physical security, drop-in deployment and simplified management.

Cloud and Docker support

Experience rapid time to value with a set of built-in security, traffic management, mediation and acceleration policies, and standardized patterns for common scenarios.

IBM DataPower Operations Dashboard

Help accelerate problem determination and resolution with IBM DataPower Operations Dashboard designed for centralized troubleshooting and near real-time operational visibility to your IBM DataPower infrastructure.

“ The DataPower appliance gives our customer more flexibility so it can create new products, extend its existing distribution channels and capture new business. ”

Javier Voos, Lead architect, Ayi & asociados

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What's new?

What’s new?

IBM® DataPower® Gateway V7.5.2 delivers:

  • Increased deployment ability and portability in the cloud with Docker enhancements.
  • A more developer-friendly edition with focused content and playground in the developer center.
  • Comprehensive application programming interface (API) gateway policies.

Increased deployment ability

Deploy IBM DataPower Gateway on public and private cloud platforms for easier cloud DevOps, deployment portability and hybrid cloud connectivity.

Developer-friendly edition

Deploy and provision on developer workstations for learning and prototyping, reducing the learning curve and increasing productivity.

Comprehensive API gateway policies

Deliver a comprehensive set of API gateway policies to secure and optimize backend assets that accelerate the time-to-market of digital applications.

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IBM DataPower Operations Dashboard Webcast

Learn about the new IBM DataPower Operations Dashboard for smart insights, visibility and troubleshooting.

What's new in IBM DataPower Gateway V7.5?

Learn about the enhanced cloud and API capabilities with an updated modernized user experience.

What is IBM DataPower Operations Dashboard?

Learn about the near real-time visibility and centralized troubleshooting capabilities across all the IBM DataPower Gateways.

Use cases

IBM® DataPower® Gateway enables you to rapidly expand the scope of valuable IT assets to new channels—giving customers, employees and partners access to critical resources. IBM DataPower Gateway software focuses on the following key use cases.

  • Mobile gateway—enhances mobile application security and responsiveness.
  • API gateway—accelerates digital innovation and transformation with APIs.
  • Hybrid cloud integration—secures and optimizes web and mobile applications in the cloud platform.
  • Enterprise integration gateway—connects applications and services while optimizing workload delivery.
  • Multi-channel gateway—supports modern channels (mobile/API) with traditional channels (SOA, B2B and web).

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IBM DataPower Gateway - Physical   IBM DataPower Gateway - Virtual
Provides increased capacity, performance and serviceability to meet mission-critical infrastructure requirements.   Provides deployment flexibility and elasticity for hypervisor and cloud deployments by offering the capabilities of IBM DataPower Gateway in a virtual appliance form factor.
    Try Virtual Try Docker Use on public cloud
Deployment option On premises VMware and Citrix XenServer Hypervisors Container Platform SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure
Versions Production Developer, Non-production, Production Developer, Non-production, Production Developer, Non-production, Production
Certification FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified N/A N/A N/A
Seamless configuration migration across form factors N/A Yes Yes Yes
Workload isolation N/A Own DP virtual instance Own DP virtual instance Own DP virtual instance
Development/test N/A Non-production version Non-production version Non-production version
Flexible licensing and entitlements N/A Standard IBM software licensing terms including sub-capacity licensing Standard IBM software licensing terms including sub-capacity licensing Standard IBM software licensing terms including sub-capacity licensing
Entitlement to future product versions at no additional charge with active maintenance Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free disaster recovery when licensed for production Yes Yes Yes Yes

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