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IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters V1.1.1 connect with additional third-party tools and improve enterprise manageability

IBM United States Software Announcement 213-532
November 19, 2013

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Overview Overview Technical information Technical information
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Ordering information Ordering information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Description Description Prices Prices
Program number Program number  Order now Order now
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The IBM® Rational® product family provides a seamless integration of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) capabilities referred to as IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM). CLM provides a collaborative way for software delivery teams to unify multiple platforms and coordinate roles and activities across the core ALM disciplines of Change Management, Requirements Management, and Quality Management.

The core CLM solution integrates a corresponding set of products, including Rational Team Concert™ , Rational Requirements Composer, and Rational Quality Manager, to create a highly collaborative solution for software delivery. This solution can also be integrated with Rational Software Architect to extend the value of CLM to design management. IBM also maintains integrations between a number of its other ALM products, such as Rational ClearQuest® .

While CLM is a very powerful solution, IBM realizes that customers already invested into other tools and technologies need to continue using them for the time being. These customers operate in highly diverse and heterogeneous, lifecycle environments, and there are a variety of reasons why tools already established in their environments are critical to their business. These tools often cannot simply be removed and replaced with new ones, but must coexist and interoperate with new tools that are brought into the environment.

It is for those customers that IBM offers the Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters. These software components connect Rational ALM products to select third-party tools to allow customers to continue using their existing lifecycle tools and still gain benefit from many capabilities found in the Rational CLM solution.

The key integration technology for the Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters is the Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) standard. OSLC provides a set of interfaces organized into a number of functional areas (domains) that allow lifecycle tools stemming from many sources to link and trace data being managed by those tools. OSLC is now the Rational standard for integration implementation and is the basis for the Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Standard Edition.

Some customers have invested heavily into customizations of their current tools, that include specialized reporting and workflows. These customizations may need to be preserved as users integrate across practitioner roles and their respective tools. The Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Tasktop Edition uses additional integration methods that supplement OSLC to support alternative use cases and workflow environments in a way that minimizes the impact integration may have for customers in these situations.

New in Version 1.1.1

Improvements to existing adapters and new integrations to additional third-party tools include:

For ordering, contact your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner. For more information contact the Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (426-2255). Reference: AE001



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Key prerequisites
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Operating systems include:

For details, refer to the Hardware requirements and Software requirements sections.



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Planned availability date
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November 26, 2013:



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Description
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Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters were initially released on October 09, 2012, and included integrations with HP ALM and Quality Center, Atlassian JIRA, open source Git, Microsoft™ Team Foundation Server, and open source Bugzilla. Version 1.1 of the offering added new adapters for CA Clarity and Rational Requirements Composer.

In Version 1.1.1, the following improvements to those adapters and new integrations to additional third-party tools include:

Translation information for IBM software can be found online at

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/prodguid/v1r0/clarity/index.jsp


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Program    
number     VRM       Program name 
 
5725-I05   1.1.1     Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters


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Offering Information
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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi

Also, visit the Passport Advantage® website

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage


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Publications
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No publications are shipped with this product.

The IBM Publications Center

http://www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. Payment options for orders are via credit card (in the U.S.) or customer number for 20 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries.



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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Standard edition

Tasktop Edition

Software requirements

Run-time environment

Web browsers

Operating systems

Linux

Windows

The program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the program, if available, such as a README file, or other information published by IBM , such as an announcement letter. Documentation and other program content may be supplied only in the English language.

Planning information

Customer responsibilities

Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express® . Product upgrades and technical support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software, and technical support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

Packaging

Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters

Security, auditability, and control

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.



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Ordering information
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This product is only available via Passport Advantage . It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Product information

Licensed function title             Product group   Product
                                                    category
 
IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration  Software        Software
Adapters Tasktop Edition             Change and      Change and
                                    Configuration   Configuration
                                    Management      Management
Program name                          PID        Charge unit
                                      number     description
 
IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration    5725-I05   Per Processor Value Unit
 Adapters Tasktop Edition                          for System z
IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration    5725-I05   Per Processor Value Unit
 Adapters Tasktop Edition                          

Charge metrics definitions

Processor Value Unit (PVU)

PVU is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. The number of PVU entitlements required is based on the processor technology (defined within the PVU table by processor value, brand, type and model number at http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/pvu_licensing_for_customers.html ) and the number of processors made available to the program. IBM continues to define a processor, for the purpose of PVU-based licensing, to be each processor core on a chip. A dual-core processor chip, for example, has two processor cores.

Licensee can deploy the program using either full capacity licensing or virtualization capacity (sub-capacity) licensing according to the Passport Advantage Sub-Capacity Licensing Terms (refer to web page below). If using full capacity licensing, licensee must obtain PVU entitlements sufficient to cover all activated processor cores* in the physical hardware environment made available to or managed by the program, except for those servers from which the program has been permanently removed. If using virtualization capacity licensing, licensee must obtain entitlements sufficient to cover all activated processor cores made available to or managed by the program, as defined according to the Virtualization Capacity License Counting Rules at http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/Counting_Software_licenses_using_sp ecific_virtualization_technologies.html

* An activated processor core is a processor core that is available for use in a physical or virtual server, regardless of whether the capacity of the processor core can be or is limited through virtualization technologies, operating system commands, BIOS settings, or similar restrictions.

Notes

Some programs may require licenses for the program AND what is being managed. In that case, the following applies: In addition to the entitlements required for the program directly, licensee must obtain PVU entitlements for this program sufficient to cover the processor cores managed by the program.

Some programs may be licensed on a managed basis only. In that case, the following applies. Instead of the entitlements required for the program directly, licensee must obtain PVU entitlements for this program sufficient to cover the processor cores managed by the program.

A few programs on an exception basis may be licensed on a referenced basis. In that case, the following applies. Rather than obtaining entitlements for the activated processor cores available to the program, licensee must obtain PVU entitlements for this program sufficient to cover the environment made available to the referenced program as if the program itself were executing everywhere the referenced program was executing, independent of the basis on which the referenced program is licensed.

Passport Advantage program licenses

Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Tasktop Edition 
Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Processor Value Unit (PVU)       E0F23LL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Processor Value Unit (PVU) Lic   D0UYDLL
 + SW S&S 12 Mo
Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Processor Value Unit (PVU) SW    D0UYELL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo

Passport Advantage supply

Rational Lifecycle  Integration Adapters Tasktop Edition V1.1.1
Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Standard         BT0KFEN
 Editions 1.1.1 Media Pack
Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Tasktop          BT0KGEN
 Editions 1.1.1 Media Pack

Passport Advantage customer: Media pack entitlement details

Customers with active maintenance or subscription for the products listed are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.

Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Tasktop Edition V1.1.1

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
IBM Rational Lifecycle      Rational Lifecycle          BT0KFEN
 Integration Adapters        Integration Adapters
 Tasktop Edition  per         Standard Editions 1.1.1
 Processor Value Unit        Media Pack
IBM Rational Lifecycle      Rational Lifecycle          BT0KGEN
 Integration Adapters        Integration Adapters
 Tasktop Edition  per         Tasktop Editions 1.1.1
 Processor Value Unit        Media Pack
IBM Rational Lifecycle      Rational Lifecycle          BT0KGEN
 Integration Adapters        Integration Adapters
 Tasktop Edition  per         Tasktop Editions 1.1.1
 Processor Value Unit For    Media Pack
 System Z
IBM Rational Lifecycle      Rational Lifecycle          BT0KFEN
 Integration Adapters        Integration Adapters
 Tasktop Edition  per         Standard Editions 1.1.1
 Processor Value Unit For    Media Pack
 System Z

Cross-platform products

Cross-platform products for use on System z®

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is used for either the development of code that will be deployed on System z servers or when the product will be communicating or transferring data between a distributed server and a System z server. Otherwise order from the other set of part numbers in this announcement. This set of part numbers provides the identical supply and authorization as the other set in this announcement

Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Tasktop Edition
Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Proc VU for Sys z Annual SW S&S  E0F24LL
 Rnwl
Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Proc VU for Sys z Lic + SW S&S   D0UYFLL
 12 Mo
Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Proc VU for Sys z SW S&S         D0UYGLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo
Cross-platform product for use on System z IFL engines and zEnterprise® BladeCenter® Extension

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is intended to run on the zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension and/or Linux operating system on System z IFL engines. If the product is not intended to run in these environments, order from the other set of part numbers in this announcement. This set of part numbers provides the identical supply and authorization as the other set in this announcement.



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The information provided in this announcement letter is for reference and convenience purposes only. The terms and conditions that govern any transaction with IBM are contained in the applicable contract documents such as the IBM International Program License Agreement, IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, and the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance.

Licensing

IBM International Program License Agreement including the License Information document and Proof of Entitlement (PoE) govern your use of the program. PoEs are required for all authorized use.

Part number products only, offered outside of Passport Advantage , where applicable, are license only and do not include Software Maintenance.

This software license includes Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance).

License Information form number
Program name                              Program    Form number
                                          number
 
Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters   5725-I05   L-JGAY-95YL4Z;
                                                     L-JGAY-95ZMY9

The program's License Information will be available for review on the IBM Software License Agreement website

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Limited warranty applies

Yes

Limited warranty

IBM warrants that when the program is used in the specified operating environment, it will conform to its specifications. The warranty applies only to the unmodified portion of the program. IBM does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the program or that IBM will correct all program defects. You are responsible for the results obtained from the use of the program.

IBM provides you with access to IBM databases containing information on known program defects, defect corrections, restrictions, and bypasses at no additional charge. For further information, consult the IBM Software Support Handbook found at

http://www.ibm.com/support/handbook

IBM will maintain this information for at least one year after the original licensee acquires the program (warranty period).

Program technical support

Technical support of a program product version or release will be available for a minimum of five years from the general availability date, as long as your Software Maintenance is in effect. This technical support allows you to obtain assistance (via telephone or electronic means) from IBM for product-specific, task-oriented questions regarding the installation and operation of the program product. Software Maintenance also provides you with access to updates (modifications or fixes), releases, and versions of the program. You will be notified, via announcement letter, of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice. If you require additional technical support from IBM , including an extension of support beyond the discontinuance date, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner. This extension may be available for a fee.

Money-back guarantee

For clarification, note that if for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, you may obtain a refund of the amount you paid for it, if within 30 days of your invoice date you return the program and its PoE to the party from whom you obtained it. If you downloaded the program, you may contact the party from whom you acquired it for instructions on how to obtain the refund.

For clarification, note that for programs acquired under the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, this term applies only to your first acquisition of the program.

Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

Yes, and through the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage

This product is only available via Passport Advantage . It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Software Subscription and Support applies

Yes. Software Subscription and Support is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express . Product upgrades and technical support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software and Technical Support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

While your Software Subscription and Support is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions, and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance via telephone and, if available, electronic access, to your information systems (IS) technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Handbook at

http://www.ibm.com/support/handbook

Software Subscription and Support does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment, or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under the applicable agreements.

For additional information about the International Passport Advantage Agreement and the IBM International Passport Advantage Express Agreement, visit the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
System i® Software Maintenance applies

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.

IT system security involves protecting systems and information through prevention, detection, and response to improper access from within and outside your enterprise. Improper access can result in information being altered destroyed or misappropriated or can result in misuse of your systems to attack others. Without a comprehensive approach to security, no IT system or product should be considered completely secure and no single product or security measure can be completely effective in preventing improper access. IBM systems and products are designed to be part of a comprehensive security approach, which will necessarily involve additional operational procedures, and may require other systems, products, or services to be most effective. IBM does not warrant that systems and products are immune from the malicious or illegal conduct of any party.



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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner for Software Value Plus, Additional information is also available at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage

Business Partner information

If you are an IBM Business Partner -- Distributor for Workstation Software acquiring products from IBM , you may link to Passport Advantage Online for resellers where you can obtain Business Partner pricing information. An IBM ID and password are required.

https://www.ibm.com/software/howtobuy/passportadvantage/paoreseller


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To order, contact your local IBM representative or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative, call 1 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968). For more information, contact the Americas Call Centers.

Phone: 800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
Fax: 800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)

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For IBM Business Partner: pwswna@us.ibm.com
Mail:
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ibm.com Sales Execution Center, Americas North
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Markham, Ontario
Canada
L3R 2Z1
Reference: AE001

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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

Trademarks

Rational Team Concert is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, Rational, ClearQuest, Passport Advantage, Express, System z, zEnterprise, BladeCenter and System i are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Terms of use

IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Additional terms of use are located at:

http://www.ibm.com/legal/us/en/

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