Rational Build Forge is an adaptive execution framework that, in effect, creates an automated software factory for faster software production and deployment. With extensive platform, language and tool support, Buildforge easily integrates into your current environment, leveraging your existing investments, while providing process automation, acceleration, notification, and scheduling to improve the efficiency of your team.


• Automate software delivery across the lifecycle
- Eliminate delays by unifying automation across development, testing and operations
- Ensure consistency between and within environments
- Easy demonstration of compliance with regular automated reports
- Identify and resolve issues quickly through automated notifications

Fast, smart processes
- Analyse, sequence and optimise job runs
- Project configuration snapshots will preserve historical process definitions
- Multiple scheduling options will facilitate individual project needs
- Parallel execution of jobs means faster completion
- RSS feeds for targeted project information

• Easy, secure access
- Web based console for real time access wherever you are
- Multi-platform support means you can seamlessly work across different environments enterprise-wide
- Role-based security and user authentication
- Configurable user interface for an integrated project view

• Integration capabilities for a faster start
- Compatible with existing scripts, batch files, development tools and processes
- Work in preferred environments with leading IDE integrations
- Experience the same installation on both Windows and UNIX
- Simply add on Rational Automation Framework for WebSphere to develop, deploy and patch WebSphere and Portal environments
- Out of the box adaptors with integrations for leading software configuration management, testing and software change management solutions

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