Statement of direction: IBM WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 Virtual Edition, for use within the IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension can provide flexible deployment options

IBM United States Software Announcement 213-328
July 23, 2013

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IBM® intends to introduce a version of the WebSphere® DataPower® Integration Appliance XI52 Virtual Edition for use within the IBM zEnterprise® BladeCenter® Extension (zBX). IBM intends this virtual appliance to run on System x® blades installed within a zBX. This program will be designed to provide industry-leading security, integration, and optimization capabilities for System z® , while offering similar management capabilities to the physical WebSphere DataPower appliance models.

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