IBM WebSphere Application Server Pricing and License Cost

Abdel Moneim Emad
Enterprise Solutions Architect at Intercom Enterprises
If your application is just a web app that does not need to scale big, you can obtain a single core license of WAS Express edition, which has almost the same features with limited processing cores. If you manage a very big application farm (i.e. need to run 10 or more WAS servers) it is better to get IBM WAS Hypervisor Edition. View full review »
Erik Huisman
FileNet Technical Architect at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Room for improvement would only be in the licensing. As with all IBM products the licensing can be complex and expensive. Bargain well and try to get as much discount as possible. Discounts of 85% are possible. Without the discount, I think the product is overrated. View full review »
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