BPM, Workflow, and Case

IBM Business Automation Workflow on Cloud Announced

By ANDREW RITCHIE posted Thu August 16, 2018 12:00 AM


Business Automation Workflow on Cloud was announced on 14th August 2018 and is a new Digital Business Automation offering that integrates the capabilities of business process and case management into a single workflow offering on the cloud.

It unites information, process, and users to provide a 360-degree view of work to drive more successful, optimized business outcomes.

Availability for the software is

    • September 28, 2018: Business Automation Workflow on Cloud Express Edition
    • October 26, 2018: Business Automation Workflow on Cloud Enterprise Edition

Business Automation Workflow on Cloud provides the same capabilities that are offered in the Business Automation Workflow offering, all within a ready-to-use, cloud-based environment that is hosted in IBM Cloud™ data centers and managed by IBM®.

Business Automation Workflow on Cloud includes:

      • A flexible monthly subscription which includes all the software, cloud infrastructure, and is operated by IBM. This enables clients to focus on their workflow solutions.
      • A highly secure, scalable cloud infrastructure with one or more environments for developing and testing. It also provides a highly available, production solution with disaster recovery options and utilizes virtual machine and container technologies to deliver better speed and scalability.
      • Ability to quickly provision with immediate access where IBM can provision an instance in 48 hours and can provide access so clients can get started on their projects and be productive almost immediately.
      • Access from the public cloud or mobile devices through the cloud portal or use a separately available Virtual Private Network (VPN) to connect.

Business Automation Workflow on Cloud comes with two orderable editions:

Enterprise Edition

Offers a scalable experience to start or expand workflow capabilities into the cloud. It provides three environments by default to enable clients to move from different environments with ease:

      • Non-production development
      • Non-production testing
      • Production
      • it also has the option of additional environments

Express Edition

Offers a low-cost entry point to get clients started in the cloud, together with the flexibility to rapidly scale as their business needs grow. By default, it includes two environments that can be scaled up to an Enterprise configuration as needs change:

    • Non-production development
    • Workflow runtime