WebSphere Migration Knowledge Collection: Offers and Assistance
Explore IBM's offers and assistance to make migrating to the latest versions of WebSphere Application Server easier and more cost effective. Take a look at the variety of offers and pick what suits you the best.
- No-charge waiver
Expand your WAS license entitlements for version-to-version migration with a no-charge waiver. Contact your IBM representative for details.
- Want help assessing the migration effort to WebSphere V9?
Migration Assessment service to the rescue for V7 and V8.0 users. See the
migration workshop schedule to find the workshop nearest you. See the
Technical Engagement Services
website for more information on migration services available from IBM. Get started by contacting an
IBM technical engagement specialist.
- Need help moving from a third-party application server?
The business case for the value, robustness, scalability, and enterprise grade attributes of IBM Middleware and Cloud solutions is compelling. Read more
here. Find out how doable the migration is by contacting the Worldwide Competitive Migration Team (
WebSphere Migration Discovery Tool also provides more information on this team and their services.
- IBM Software Accelerated Value Program
The program provides expertise in custom version-to-version migrations. The program is currently working with customers to assist in migration planning, avoiding pitfalls, and expediting movement off WAS V7.0 and V8.0. Here are the
details of the program.
- Migration Assist (MA)
Migration Assist is provided by the WAS Level 2 Support team to clients planning a release to v8.5 or v9.0 migration. The Level 2 MA Lead will provide migration guidance, best practices, lessons learned, and answer your migration questions. View the
Migration Assist briefing for details and contact information.
- IBM Support Assistant
The IBM Support Assistant provides rich problem determination tools and functions to help you quickly troubleshooting complex software problems or automatically gather diagnostic data. Watch the overview video
here to learn more about these free offerings.
- WebSphere Application Server Migration Guide
WebSphere Application Server Self-help Migration Guide is designed to help users choose, plan, and simplify the process of migrating from an older version of WebSphere to a newer version.
More support for:
WebSphere Application Server
Software version: 8.5.5, 9.0, 188.8.131.52
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Software edition: Base, Liberty, Network Deployment
Reference #: 7013842
Modified date: 14 September 2016
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