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IBM WebSphere Review

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  1. What is IBM WebSphere
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is IBM WebSphere?

IBM WebSphere is an application that provides Java-based tools to businesses allowing them to create and manage highly sophisticated websites while at the same time bringing down the expenses for them. It can be implemented in the cloud, regardless of whether it is a public, a private, or a hybrid type. It can be deployed on-premises as well. Through its services, the software aids businesses in discovering potential value from investments in applications and also speeds up the time to market. With the system’s WebSphere Application Server (WAS), businesses are able to connect their website’s users with Java apps and servlets. It gives businesses a unified admin console for Node.js and Java applications and API with which they can develop applications that they can also connect with other applications.

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IBM WebSphere features

Main features of IBM WebSphere are:

  • Messaging Engine
  • Java Batch
  • Cross Component Trace (XCT)
  • Track admin changes
  • Java SE 7
  • Lilberty profile
  • Logging
  • Security
  • Data Collector
  • OSGi Blueprint specification
  • Intelligent routing
  • IDE options
  • Application migration
  • Application edition management
  • Web 2.0 and mobile
  • Dynamic clustering
  • Health management
  • Selectable JDK

IBM WebSphere Benefits


The main benefits of IBM WebSphere are it gives value to marketing websites, it provides a centralized interface, it promotes brand loyalty, it functions on mobile devices, and it allows social media integration. Here are its benefits in more details:

Useful for marketing websites

Organizations that implement heavy and multi-channel marketing and selling services such as B2B, B2B2C, and B2C companies will find IBM WebSphere a useful tool. It is because the system can help deliver a smoother cross-channel experience for their shoppers through relevant and timely content. It also gives them an effective solution for their promotion and marketing needs. It is made possible by IBM WebSphere’s tools and features that they provide to their users which can, from an e-commerce perspective, significantly enhance business organizations’ capabilities.

Provides centralized interface

Only a single admin platform is needed to be operated by the users to utilize all the functionalities of the system such as mobile, social, web, in-store and call center operation. The system features a centralized interface that unifies all the required processes for controlling all operations across all channels.

Promotes brand loyalty

IBM WebSphere is able to increase a business’ overall sales by improving the customers’ brand loyalty to them. This is achieved through the system’s capability of allowing users to create the shopping experience that their customers would appreciate more since it was specially tailored and customized for them. This makes IBM WebSphere an indispensable tool for creating further improvements in businesses that are producing high volume and enterprise-level sales. It can also be employed by organizations seeking to create such a business.

Available in mobile devices

IBM WebSphere features a built-in store that users will enjoy since it is very responsive and is optimized for mobile platforms. It also allows the creation of customized promotions for their sites and targeted offers to be given to specific audiences.

Allows social media integration

When it comes to the social media field, IBM WebSphere got its users covered. It allows for easy integration of social media functionalities such as the like and share buttons.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

IBM WebSphere Integrations

The following IBM WebSphere integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

The vendor didn’t provide any details on integration.


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Pricing Plans

IBM WebSphere pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial
WebSphere Application Server on Cloud
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WAS Liberty Core Plan
WAS Base Plan