Align your product and portfolio management investments with business objectives

Rational Focal Point
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IBM® Rational® Focal Point provides product and portfolio management driven by market needs and your business objectives. This comprehensive solution helps you prioritize and select the right investments, balance change with business demands and align resources to deliver the right products at the right time. Now your executives and teams can make decisions that deliver greater value to your customers and your business.

Rational Focal Point:

Improves decision making

Uses visualization, prioritization, road maps and plans

Uses predefined configurations based on best practices

Integrates enterprise architecture plans and project execution

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This page summarizes the operating systems, databases, Application Servers, and Web browsers, that are supported by IBM Rational Focal Point, version 6.5.

System requirements
Operating SystemSoftwareHardware
Server Machine:

• Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition

• Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition

• RedHat Enterprise Linux 5

• Sun Solaris™ 9 or 10

• PostgreSQL 8.2, 8.3 and 8.4

• Oracle® 10g Standard Edition/Enterprise Edition

• Oracle® 11g Enterprise Edition

• IBM DB2 Enterprise Server Edition 9.5 & 9.7

Application servers and web browsers:

• Apache Tomcat 5.5.28

• Websphere Application Server version

• Internet Explorer® 7 or 8

• Mozilla Firefox® 3.0, 3.5 or 3.6
Display: 1280 x 1024 minimum resolution

Disk space: 15 GB minimum, 100 GB recommended

Memory: 4 GB RAM minimum, 16 GB RAM recommended

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