The total economic impact to IBM WebSphere application server migrating from an open source environment

In April, 2012, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on
investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying WebSphere Application Server. The purpose of this study is to
provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the WebSphere Application Server on
their organization within a production environment. Readers may use this analysis as a basis to calculate their own
impact of investment in WebSphere Application Server across a variety of client industries.