This blog discusses the results of a competitive study to measure the learning time, deployment time and cost to run a Web Application that is moved from an on-premises environment to a public cloud environment. The public cloud environments compared are WebSphere on Bluemix service and Amazon AWS using MidVision WAS AMIs.
Cost & Licensing
This category includes all of the posts that describe Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA), pricing terms, licensing terms, support terms and other legal and license related items
Earlier this week I met with an IBM customer to help them with the cost analysis for the new project that required an application server runtime for the 3rd party COTS application. This application is certified by the vendor to… Read More ›
Modern applications require flexibility to accommodate unpredictable and often spiky workloads. This means that the license for the software that powers your application must be able to fit requirements of your deployment, not the other way around when you have… Read More ›
In this article I will share a short video tutorial and an updated calculator that can help you compare license cost for IBM MQ vs. Red Hat JBoss A-MQ. For the introduction to the subject, I recommend you read these… Read More ›
IBM offers its customers an offering called the Business Value Assessment (BVA) at no charge which provides a proven methodology and process to build a business case for justification for their software investments. This offering includes a financial business case… Read More ›
One of the benefits of Open Standards is the ability to avoid vendor lock in. Once you build an app and your original choice of the platform does not longer fit your requirements, you are able to move to another… Read More ›