WebSphere - Computer Definition
(1) The Web in general. See Webosphere.
(2) A family of Java development and Web application server products from IBM that run in an open, Eclipse-technology based environment on OS/390, OS/400, NT/2000, Linux and various Unix platforms. WebSphere Application Server is a Java-based application server that supports servlets, JSPs and EJBs. It also includes the Apache Web server. WebSphere Studio Application Developer absorbed VisualAge for Java in 2001 and provides a visual development environment running on Windows for writing JSPs and servlets. WebSphere Studio Workbench adds e-business tools that are usable across the Web, the enterprise and on wireless devices.