IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Introduction and Technical Overview

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 25 January 2012

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IBM Form #: REDP-4840-00
(28 pages)

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Authors: Simon Dickerson, Raji Narayanan


IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud Integration enables companies to integrate applications, regardless of whether the applications are located on-premise or in public or private clouds.

This IBM® Redpaper™ provides an overview of the core components and use of WebSphere Cast Iron Standard and Enterprise editions and includes a brief introduction to the Express edition. It covers the use of the following form factors:

- The virtual appliance, WebSphere Cast Iron Hypervisor Edition
- The physical appliance, WebSphere DataPower Cast Iron Appliance XH40
- The multi-tenant cloud service, WebSphere Cast Iron Live

Table of contents

Integrating cloud applications
Example use cases
The WebSphere Cast Iron approach to integrating applications
Architecture overview
Developing integrations
Activities and configurations
Management and monitoring
Availability and scaling
Upgrading to a new release
Cast Iron editions
Express edition

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