IBM Solution for WebSphere Mobile and Web Applications on PowerLinux

A lightweight Java Platform leveraging the performance of Power and economics of Linux


Mobile and web-based application development continues to grow at astronomical rates. With increasingly better infrastructure and the advent of smart phones and tablets, every year more of the world’s population is becoming accessible. And more businesses worldwide are racing to develop mobile and web applications that allow them to reach consumers and drive more business.

For many companies developing web and mobile-based applications, a robust, feature rich, heavier-weight enterprise application server may be overkill. Whether it’s a growing business, a small company or even a large enterprise developing simple web applications, many organizations need a simple application server environment that:

At the same time they don’t want to sacrifice reliability, availability and security. This is where IBM Solution for WebSphere Mobile and Web Applications on PowerLinux offers significant value.

IBM Solution for WebSphere Mobile and Web Applications on PowerLinux is the ideal Java platform for IT organizations wanting a lightweight, dynamic solution for rapid development and deployment of mobile and web applications.

IBM Solution for WebSphere Mobile and Web Applications on PowerLinux leverages the WebSphere® Application Server Liberty Profile. WAS Liberty Profile delivers a lightweight, simple to use and powerful application server for increased developer productivity and for use as a lightweight production server for application workloads. Extremely fast restart times coupled with its small size and ease of use make WAS Liberty Profile a great option for building web, mobile and OSGi applications. It is also a great option for production servers where minimizing resource utilization is a primary requirement.

The powerful combination of PowerLinux and WAS Liberty Profile means minimal up front development cost, flexibility in deployment options, and minimal TCO and support for application servers. Built on the proven WebSphere Application Server leadership, an organization can start with the lightweight Liberty Profile with the option of expanding to other enterprise level WebSphere Application Server solutions as needed.

WAS Liberty profile delivers an efficient and low cost development experience, enabling customers to maintain consistency throughout the development cycle including development, test, deployment, and operations.

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