IBM has expanded its software line to help SMEs more easily run their IT infrastructures.
IBM Rational Build Forge Express Edition represents the first IBM software delivery technology that has been specifically developed, priced and marketed to meet the IBM Express criteria for small and mid-sized businesses.
The introduction of IBM Rational Build Forge Express Edition, in conjunction with IBM's Rational software delivery platform, provides a software delivery process management system that enables SMEs to standardise and automate end-to-end software release processes and better govern compliance implementation, said IBM.
Also announced is IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Entry Edition, a new network management product that provides customers with accurate, real-time visibility of their network infrastructures.
Developed and priced for mid-market businesses and service providers, IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Entry Edition helps organisations visualise and understand the layout of networks in their environment, allowing them to scale and grow as market demands dictate.
IBM Rational Build Forge Express Edition features an easy installation wizard, web access for easy deployment, and for the first time will be sold through www.ibm.com.
IBM Rational Build Forge Express Edition starts at £25,000 per server.