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IBM ups the benefits of open source with Open Source Plus

What is Open Source Plus? Innovation on top of the open source ecosystem.

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IBM Open Source Plus: For Developers, IT Managers Who Live and Work in Open Communities

Hear Marie Wieck, General Manager for IBM Application and Integration Middleware, discuss fostering the open business model through compatibility and standards.

Go beyond "good enough"

Now you can go from development to testing to operations to production to enterprise-level scale with consistent, proven, hardened code that’s already vetted and assembled, and fully supported.

IBM innovates on top of the speed and flexibility of an open source ecosystem to give you the enterprise-class service and functionality your business needs. That’s Open Source Plus.

IBM Open Source Plus delivers:

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The Facts

Configure and Deploy Open Source with WAS Liberty Profile
Popular open source toolkits for the Liberty profile server

Gain 50-85% improvement in Transaction Throughput.
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Attain 44% ROI with IBM WebSphere Application Server
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Attain 166% ROI with IBM MQ
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IBM has more than 100 Hadoop deployments
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