IBM DataPower Gateway appliance and firmware V7.1 deliver the next-generation hardware platform and provide an extensible architecture and modules for advanced security and integration

IBM United States Software Announcement 214-394
October 14, 2014

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(Corrected on November 26, 2014)

Corrected the URL in the Publications section.

(Corrected on October 14, 2014)

The Description section is revised.

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IBM® DataPower® Gateway and firmware V7.1 deliver the following:



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Overview
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DataPower gateway appliances are positioned to act as security and integration gateways for a full range of mobile, web, API, service-oriented architecture (SOA), business-to-business (B2B), and cloud workloads in a single, highly secure, highly consumable, DMZ-ready appliance.

DataPower Gateway is a new modular and extensible appliance offering in physical and virtual form factors. The physical appliance is built on the latest generation hardware platform designed to provide increased capacity, performance, and serviceability to meet mission-critical infrastructure requirements. In addition, firmware V7.1 delivers enhanced advanced security processing capabilities for mobile, web, and B2B workloads through flexible software modules.

DataPower Gateway is the new product name of a consolidated appliance offering that utilizes an extensible and modular architecture to offer the functionality provided by three products listed below, in a single, consolidated product through software modules on both physical and virtual appliance form factors:

The new DataPower Gateway physical appliance is:

Firmware V7.1:


Note: This announcement fulfills the statement of direction in Software Announcement 214-370, dated October 1, 2014.



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Key prerequisites
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Firmware V7.1 requires a DataPower physical appliance or DataPower Virtual Edition.

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



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Planned availability date
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November 21, 2014



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Description
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Emerging technology trends, like mobile and API management, allow businesses to expand the scope of valuable IT assets to new channels and use cases. These shifts in technology enable businesses to reach consumers, business partners, and clients anywhere in the world at any time. These new opportunities require the enterprise to accommodate additional security capabilities, access controls, and to manage the exponential growth in application traffic.

DataPower Gateway is the new name of a consolidated product that utilizes an extensible and modular architecture that offers the functionality provided by three existing products, namely WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45, WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 and WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62, in a single consolidated product through optional software modules on both physical and virtual form factors.

The modular design that is used by the new DataPower Gateway appliance provides existing DataPower Service Gateway XG45 functionality as the base product and Integration Appliance XI52 and B2B Appliance XB62 capabilities as optional software modules.

The DataPower Gateway physical appliance form factor includes:

DataPower Gateway appliances and firmware V7.1 utilizes an extensible and modular architecture and provides enhanced security and integration support for mobile, web, and B2B workloads through optional software modules. They provide a consolidated mobile, web, and cloud gateway solution that integrates industry-proven, access management capabilities of IBM Security Access Manager into the DataPower platform. This enables users to implement a single gateway as policy enforcement point to provide security, control, optimization and integration for a full range of workloads helping to simplify infrastructure, reduce cost and improve time to value.

Converged policy enforcement and advanced security for mobile and web applications, which exploit the industry-leading capabilities of IBM Security Access Manager, include:

Note: IBM Security Access Manager Proxy module is required for the converged policy enforcement point functionality and is available on the following DataPower models:

The Developer version of DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition includes the IBM Security Access Manager Proxy module in the base product at no additional charge.

With this offering, you can have easy-to-use, security-enhanced B2B integration that:

Note: The B2B module is required for B2B integration functionality and is available on the following DataPower models:

The Developer and Non-Production versions of DataPower Virtual Edition include the B2B module in the base product at no additional charge.

Integration and mainframe connectivity that:

Note: The Integration module is required for this integration and mainframe connectivity functionality and is available on the following DataPower models:

The Developer and Non-Production versions of Virtual Edition include the Integration module in the base product at no additional charge.

Firmware V7.1 provides flexible, security policy enforcement for Kerberos environments by using S4U2Self. This can help provide protocol transition support by using S4U2Self. This enables transition into Kerberos environments even when the consumer used another authentication mechanism.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be requested at

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html


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For information on IBM Security Access Manager Proxy for DataPower, refer to Software Announcement 214-398, dated October 14, 2014.

For additional information on IBM API Management V3.0 (On-premise), refer to Software Announcement 214-142, dated April 22, 2014.

For additional information on WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 Virtual Edition TIBCO Enterprise Message Service feature, refer to Software Announcement 213-029, dated January 29, 2013.

For additional information on IBM PureApplication® System W1500, refer to 212-117, dated April 11, 2012, and to Software Announcement 213-038, dated January 8, 2013.

For additional information on WebSphere DataPower Virtual Editions, refer to Software Announcement 212-468, dated October 23, 2012.

For information on the WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45, refer to Software Announcement 111-153, dated October 4, 2011.

For information on WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 and WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62, refer to Hardware Announcement 111-069, dated April 5, 2011.

For information on the WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62, refer to Hardware Announcement 111-069, dated April 5, 2011.

For information on the WebSphere DataPower Integration Blade XI50B, refer to Hardware Announcement 213-363, dated September 10, 2013.



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Program               Program
number        VRM     name
 
5725-T06     7.1.0    IBM DataPower Gateway
5725-T07     7.1.0    Software Options for IBM DataPower Gateway
5725-T09     7.1.0    IBM DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition
5725-K50     7.1.0    WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45
5725-K51     7.1.0    Software Options for WebSphere DataPower
                       Service Gateway XG45
5725-K52     7.1.0    WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance
                       XI52
5725-K53     7.1.0    Software Options for WebSphere DataPower
                       Integration Appliance XI52
5725-K54     7.1.0    WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62
5725-K55     7.1.0    Software Options for WebSphere DataPower B2B
                       Appliance XB62
5725-K56     7.1.0    WebSphere DataPower Integration Blade XI50B
5725-K57     7.1.0    Software Options for WebSphere DataPower
                       Integration Blade XI50B
5725-J90     7.1.0    WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45
                       Virtual Edition
5725-J91     7.1.0    WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance
                       XI52 Virtual Edition


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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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Documentation for DataPower appliances and features is available at the product documentation site

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS9H2Y_7.1.0/com.ibm.dp.doc/welcome.html


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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

For attended installation, this appliance requires a laptop computer running Windows™ or Linux™ in which to plug a USB to serial console adapter cable. The cable is included.

DataPower firmware V7.1 supports the following DataPower physical and virtual appliances and their supported software options:

 
                                                    Machine
Description                                         type      Model

DataPower Gateway                                   8436      52X
DataPower Gateway with HSM Card                     8436      53X
WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45            7198      32X
WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45            2426      32X
WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45            2426      33X
 with HSM Card
WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52      7199      42X
WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52      2426      42X
WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52      2426      43X
 with HSM Card
WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62              7199      62X
WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62              2426      62X
WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62              2426      63X
 with HSM Card
WebSphere DataPower Integration Blade XI50B         2426      4BX
WebSphere DataPower Integration Blade XI50B         4195      4BX
DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition                   5725      T09
WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45            5725      J90
 Virtual Edition
WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52      5725      J91
 Virtual Edition

DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition requires one of the following:

Minimum virtual resources for each virtual edition appliance: 4 GB vCPU and 4 GB RAM

Physical specifications

Dimensions

8436-52X and 8436-53X models
 
Height:  88.9 mm (3.5 in.)
Width:  438 mm (17.25 in.)
Depth:  584 mm (23 in.)
Weight: 21 kg (46.2 lb)

Electrical

8436-52X and 8436-53X models (Each contain two 720-watt
power supplies)
 
100 - 127 (nominal) V AC; 50 Hz or 60 Hz; 10.0 A
200 - 240 (nominal) V AC; 50 Hz or 60 Hz;  5.0 A
Standards

This system supports or complies with the following standards:

Equipment approvals and safety

Homologation

This product is not certified for direct connection by any means whatsoever to interfaces of public telecommunications networks. Certification may be required by law prior to making any such connection Contact an IBM representative or reseller for any questions.

Software requirements

DataPower Virtual Edition requires one of the following:

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

This product is designated for customer setup. Customer setup instructions are shipped with the product.

Installability:

Each IBM DataPower Gateway appliance requires approximately 30 minutes for installation. Installation includes unpacking, rack-mounting, connecting network and console cables, and powering on the system. Additional time is required to configure the software.

Packaging

The DataPower Gateway appliance is shipped in a single package.

The appliance carton contains:

Direct customer support

For technical support or assistance, contact your IBM representative or visit

http://www.ibm.com/support

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

These products may only be sold directly by IBM or by authorized IBM Business Partners for Software Value Plus.

For more information about IBM Software Value Plus, visit

http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/page/svp_authorized_portfolio

To locate IBM Business Partners for Software Value Plus in your geography for a specific Software Value Plus portfolio, visit

http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/wps/bplocator/
 
Product group:
 
  Product Identifier Description     (PID)
 
  IBM DataPower Gateway              5725-T06
 
  Software Options for IBM           5725-T07
   DataPower Gateway
 
  IBM DataPower Gateway              5725-T09
   Virtual Edition
 
Product category: Appliance


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DataPower Gateway

                                                            Part
Program name/Description                                    number
 
DataPower Gateway (5725-T06)
 Appliance Install
  Appliance Install, maintenance + S&S 12 Months            D1ASXLL
  Appliance maintenance + S&S renewal 12 Months             E0KFQLL
  Appliance maintenance + S&S reinstatement 12 Months       D1ASYLL 
Long reach optical transceiver for DataPower Appliances     D1AT5LL
 Install Appliance Related Hardware
DataPower Gateway with HSM Card (5725-T06)
 Appliance Install
  Appliance Install, maintenance + S&S 12 Months            D1AT1LL
  Appliance maintenance + S&S renewal 12 Months             E0KFTLL
  Appliance maintenance + S&S reinstatement 12 Months       D1AT2LL
Software Options for IBM DataPower Gateway Application Optimization
 Module for IBM DataPower Gateway (5725-T07)
  Application Instance
   License + Software  S&S 12 Months                        D1AYNLL
   Annual Software S&S Renewal 12 Months                    E0KGSLL
   S&S reinstatement 12 Mo                                  D1AYPLL
TIBCO Enterprise Message Service Module for DataPower Gateway
 Application Instance
  License + Software  S&S 12 Months                         D1AYRLL
  Annual Software S&S Renewal 12 Months                     E0KGULL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Mo                                   D1AYTLL
Integration Module for DataPower Gateway
 Application Instance
  License + Software  S&S 12 Months                         D1AYULL
  Annual Software S&S Renewal 12 Months                     E0KGVLL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Mo                                   D1AYVLL
B2B Module for DataPower Gateway
 Application Instance
  License + Software  S&S 12 Months                         D1AYYLL
  Annual Software S&S Renewal 12 Months                     E0KGXLL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Mo                                   D1AYZLL
DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition                        5725-T09
 Processor Value Unit
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1B0ZLL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KHULL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1B11LL
DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition for Non Production Environments
  Processor Value Unit
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1B0SLL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KHQLL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1B0TLL
DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition for Developers
  Authorized User License
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1B0QLL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KHPLL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1B0RLL
Application Optimization Module for DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition
  Processor Value Unit
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1B0JLL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KHLLL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1B0KLL
TIBCO Enterprise Message Service Module for DataPower Gateway 
  Virtual Edition
  Processor Value Unit
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1B0WLL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KHSLL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1B0XLL  
Integration Module for DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition
  Processor Value Unit
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1AZPLL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KHALL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1AZQLL
B2B Module for DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition
  Processor Value Unit
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1B0NLL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KHNLL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1B0PLL
TIBCO Enterprise Message Service Module for DataPower Gateway
  Virtual Edition for Non Production Environments
  Processor Value Unit
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1AZKLL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KH8LL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1AZLLL
B2B Module for WebSphere Service Gateway XG45 Virtual Edition
 (5725-J90)
  Processor Value Unit
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1B0ULL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KHRLL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1B0VLL
B2B Module for WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52
Virtual Edition (5725-J91)
   Processor Value Unit
   License + S&S 12 Months                                  D1B0YLL
   Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal           E0KHTLL
   S&S reinstatement 12 Months                              D1B10LL
B2B Module for WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45 (5725-K51)
  Per Application Instance
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1AZ8LL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KH2LL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1AZ9LL
B2B Module for WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52
(5725-K53)
  Per Application Instance
  License + S&S 12 Months                                   D1AZALL
  Annual Software Subscription & Support Renewal            E0KH3LL
  S&S reinstatement 12 Months                               D1AZBLL

Business Critical Service Upgrade :

DataPower Gateway
 Business Critical Service upgrade per Appliance Install
  upgrade 12 Months                                         D1ASZLL
  Subsequent upgrade 12 Months                              E0KFRLL
DataPower Gateway with HSM Card
 Business Critical Service upgrade per Appliance Install
 upgrade 12 Months                                          D1AT3LL
 Subsequent upgrade 12 Months                               E0KFULL

Business Critical Service Upgrade is available in the US and Puerto Rico.

Hard Drive Retention Service upgrade

DataPower Gateway
 Hard Drive Retention Service upgrade per Appliance Install
  Initial 12 Months                                          D1AT0LL
  Subsequent 12 Months                                       E0KFSLL
DataPower Gateway with HSM Card
 Hard Drive Retention Service Upgrade per Appliance Install
 Upgrade 12 Months                                           D1AT4LL
 Subsequent upgrade 12 Months                                E0KFVLL

Hard Drive Retention Upgrade is available in the US and Puerto Rico.

Note: Country-specific line cords are included with each order that is based on the ship-to address.

For ordering information on the IBM Security Access Manager Proxy module, refer to 214-398, dated October 14, 2014.

Charge metric

 
Program name                  PID number   Charge metric

IBM DataPower Gateway         5725-T06     Per Appliance Install
 
Software Options              5725-T07     Per Application
 for IBM DataPower                          Instance
 Gateway
 
IBM DataPower Gateway         5725-T09     Per Authorized User
 Virtual Edition                           Per Processor Value Unit
 
Software Options for IBM      5725-K51      Per Application
 WebSphere DataPower                         Instance
 Service Gateway XG45
 
Software Options for IBM      5725-K53      Per Application
 WebSphere DataPower                         Instance
 Integration Appliance
 XI52
 
Software Options for IBM      5725-K55      Per Application
 WebSphere DataPower                         Instance
 B2B Appliance XB62
 
IBM WebSphere DataPower       5725-J90      Per Processor Value Unit
 Service Gateway XG45
 Virtual Edition
 
IBM WebSphere DataPower       5725-J91      Per Processor Value Unit
 Integration Appliance
 XI52 Virtual Edition

Metric definitions are available at

http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/about_software_licensing.html


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This product is only available via Passport Advantage.

Licensing

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More information regarding IBM DataPower technology can be found in the comprehensive portfolio of education services which is available from the WebSphere Education team. The curriculum provides a unique training value built on exclusive product knowledge, a complete education experience, and flexible options.

To obtain more information regarding the WebSphere education team offerings visit

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Limited warranty applies

Yes

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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

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. Appliance Subscription and Support (Appliance 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.

IBM DataPower Virtual Edition is supported for the lifecycle of the corresponding IBM DataPower firmware version. IBM DataPower Virtual Edition V7.1 has the same end of support date as the IBM DataPower firmware V7.1.

IBM DataPower provides a minimum of two years of support for each firmware release beginning at the general availability of the release. IBM DataPower customers with active subscription and support are entitle to the latest three levels of firmware support. These releases with the latest updates will be available on the support website. Releases of the IBM DataPower firmware that are older than two years and are not within the three latest levels of firmware are subject to withdrawal of support

You will receive a notification of discontinuance of firmware support with 12 months notice.

For additional information, visit

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=2362&uid=swg21246298

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Money-back guarantee

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Money-back guarantee does not apply to hardware appliances.

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Other terms

Volume orders (IVO)

No

IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement

Passport Advantage applies

Yes, and through the Passport Advantage website at

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

Usage restriction

Yes. Adding, removing, or replacing hardware components of DataPower Gateway System must be performed by IBM.

Software Subscription and Support applies

Yes. 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 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.

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

IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel

No

System i® Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.



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