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IBM Ships Portal Update for Big Iron/Mid-range

IBM/Lotus is shipping updated editions of its WebSphere Portal for mid-range and big iron systems that bring those systems into sync with the portal on other platforms.

Version 5.1, which came out for Windows, Linux and Unix in late 2004, is aimed at enhancing the portal’s use in service oriented architecture applications. This update, because it brings those features to the IBM eServer iSeries and zSeries platforms, is dubbed 5.1.0.1.

“[5.1] is a continuation of the SOA message [to use] . . . the portal as front-end to be able to build composite applications, and to create components that can be composited into distributed applications,” says John Caffrey, program director for IBM WebSphere and content management products.

IBM WebSphere Portal for Multiplatforms Version 5.1.0.1, is available on IBM’s eServer iSeries and zSeries platforms. The Portal Extend costs $143,689 per CPU, while the Portal Enable costs $89,186 per CPU, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Stuart J. Johnston has covered technology, especially Microsoft, since February 1988 for InfoWorld, Computerworld, Information Week, and PC World, as well as for Enterprise Developer, XML & Web Services, and .NET magazines.

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