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IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition V2.1 delivers enterprise Hadoop capabilities

IBM United States Software Announcement 213-205
May 21, 2013

Table of contents
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
Publications Publications


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IBM® InfoSphere® BigInsights™ Enterprise Edition V2.1 is an analytics platform that enables analysis of a wide variety of unconventional information types and formats at large-scale volumes, without up-front preprocessing.

With BigInsights V2.1, you get Big SQL, which is a SQL interface for accessing data in Hadoop; high availability that eliminates administrator intervention and reduces downtime; and General Parallel File System - File Placement Optimizer (GPFS-FPO) support, which is an alternative file system to HDFS that brings Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) compliance and no single point of failure. BigInsights V2.1 also delivers enhancements to the Social Data Analytics Accelerator and the Machine Data Analytics Accelerator that were introduced in V2.0, and it broadens the BigSheets data discovery capability on unstructured text.

For ordering, contact your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL.

Reference: YE001



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IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition V2.1 (referred to as BigInsights ) adds capabilities for enterprise class Hadoop deployments. By building on top of Apache Hadoop, BigInsights delivers features and capabilities enabling all roles within an organization to collaboratively leverage big data. Its easy-to-use analytic tools and visualization capabilities allow business analysts and data scientists to have powerful insights at their fingertips. Rich developer tools make it easier than ever for developers to create new applications and detailed algorithms in response to user and business requirements. Complete administration and management capabilities allow administrators to secure, manage, and optimize data access and analytic operations.

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition V2.1 provides several new features that enhance functionality and consumability:

More detailed information about the new features are available in the Description section of this announcement.



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



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Planned availability date
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June 14, 2013: Electronic availability

July 5, 2013: Media availability



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Description
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IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition V2.1 delivers enterprise Hadoop capabilities with easy-to-use administration and management capabilities, rich developer tools, powerful analytic functions, and stable up-to-date versions of Apache Hadoop and associated projects.

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition V2.1 provides several new features that enhance functionality and consumability.

New capabilities

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Quick Start Edition

With InfoSphere BigInsights V2.1, we also introduce the new IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Quick Start Edition.

InfoSphere BigInsights Quick Start Edition V2.1 is a free of charge, downloadable, nonproduction version of InfoSphere BigInsights . The Quick Start Edition includes the features of Enterprise Edition with the exception of the following:

So that developers and experimenters can work with different use cases and larger sets of data, there is no data capacity or time limitation in the Quick Start Edition.

It is available for download on the IBM product pages.

http://www.ibm.com/software/data/infosphere/biginsights

InfoSphere BigInsights is a key part of the IBM big data platform

InfoSphere BigInsights is a key part of the IBM big data platform and can be used with other IBM products for advanced analytics and a more comprehensive information management strategy. It lets you combine traditional data warehouse analysis with dynamic insights from unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data. InfoSphere BigInsights allows you to analyze all your data, giving you a more complete view of the business.

Combined with the IBM warehouse offerings ( IBM PureData™ System for Analytics, IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics, or IBM InfoSphere Warehouse), InfoSphere BigInsights can extend analysis to encompass information-in-motion and information accumulated over a long period of time.

For additional information on IBM InfoSphere BigInsights , refer to

http://www.ibm.com/software/data/infosphere/biginsights


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Program number
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Program    VRM                          Program name
number
 
5725-C09   2.1.0                        IBM InfoSphere BigInsights
                                        Enterprise Edition


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Education support
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IBM training provides education to support many IBM offerings. Descriptions of courses for IT professionals and managers are on the IBM training website

http://www.ibm.com/services/learning/

Call IBM training at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322) for catalogs, schedules, and enrollments.

IBM training

Available from IBM training, the newest offerings to support your training needs, enhance your skills, and boost your success with IBM software. IBM offers a complete portfolio of training options including traditional classroom, private onsite, and eLearning courses. Many of our classroom courses are part of IBM's "Guaranteed to run program" ensuring your course will never be canceled. We have a robust eLearning portfolio including Instructor-Led Online (ILO) courses; Self-Paced Virtual courses (SPVC), and traditional Web-Based Training (WBT) courses. A perfect complement to classroom training, our eLearning portfolio offers something for every need and every budget. You simply select the style that suits you.

Be sure to take advantage of our custom training plans to map your path to acquiring skills. Enjoy further savings when you purchase training at a discount with an IBM Education Pack - online account - flexible and convenient way to pay, track, and manage your education expenses online.

Check your local Information Management Training and Certification website or with your training representative for the most recent training schedule and course listing.

Course       Classroom    Instructor-  Self-Paced   Web Based
Title                     Led          Virtual      Training
                          Online       Classroom
 
InfoSphere                                          1W60
 BigInsights
 Essentials
 using
 Apache
 Hadoop
InfoSphere   DW61         3W61         2W61         1W61
 BigInsights
 Foundation
InfoSphere   DW64         3W64         2W64         1W64
 BigInsights
 Analytics
 for
 Business
 Analysts
InfoSphere   DW65         3W65         2W65         1W65
 BigInsights
 Analytics
 for
 Programmers

Descriptions of courses for IT professionals and managers are available at

http://www.ibm.com/training

For scheduling and enrollment call IBM training at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322) or visit

http://www.ibm.com/training

IBM Mastery

Mastery tests help to assure an individual has achieved a foundation of knowledge and understanding of a subject matter.

Exam number                       Exam name
 
N38                               BigInsights Technical Mastery

For additional information about this exam, go to

http://www-03.ibm.com/certify/mastery_tests/ovrN38.shtml


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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.

You can access all of the IBM InfoSphere BigInsights V2.1 documentation, including information on the IBM Accelerator for Social Data Analytics and the IBM Accelerator for Machine Data Analytics, in the InfoSphere BigInsights Information Center at

http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/bigins/v2r1/index.jsp


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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements
Software requirements

At least one of the following:

Supported browsers

Supported development environments

For additional and the latest updated information refer to

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27027565

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

Packaging

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition for Non-Production Environment

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Starter Kit

Security, auditability, and control

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware or software.

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 InfoSphere BigInsights          BigInsights     InfoSphere
 Enterprise Edition                                  BigInsights
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights          BigInsights     InfoSphere
 Enterprise Edition Starter Kit                      BigInsights
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights          BigInsights     InfoSphere
 Enterprise Edition for                              BigInsights
 Non-Production Env
Program name                          PID        Charge unit
                                      number     description
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights            5725-C09   Per Resource
 Enterprise Edition                               Value Unit for
                                                  System z® ext
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights            5725-C09   Per Resource
 Enterprise Edition                               Value Unit
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights            5725-C09   Per Authorized
 Enterprise Edition Starter Kit                   User for System
                                                  z ext
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights            5725-C09   Per Authorized
 Enterprise Edition Starter Kit                   User
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights            5725-C09   Per Resource
 Enterprise Edition for                           Value Unit for
 Non-Production Env                               System z ext
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights            5725-C09   Per Resource
 Enterprise Edition for                           Value Unit
 Non-Production Env

Charge metrics definitions

Authorized User

Authorized User is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. An Authorized User is a unique person who is given access to the program. The program may be installed on any number of computers or servers and each Authorized User may have simultaneous access to any number of instances of the program at one time. Licensee must obtain separate, dedicated entitlements for each Authorized User accessing the program in any manner directly or indirectly (for example, via a multiplexing program, device, or application server) through any means. An entitlement for an Authorized User is unique to that Authorized User an may not be shared, nor may it be reassigned other than for the permanent transfer of the Authorized User entitlement to another person.

Note: Some programs may be licensed where devices are considered users. In that case, the following applies. Any computing device that requests the execution of or receives for execution a set of commands, procedures, or applications from the program or that is otherwise managed by the program is considered a separate user of the program and requires an entitlement as if that device were a person.

Resource Value Unit (RVU)

RVU is the unit of measure by which this program is licensed. RVU entitlements are based on the quantity of a specific designated measurement for the given program. A Proof of Entitlement (PoE) must be obtained for the appropriate number of RVUs required for your environment as defined by the specific program terms. The RVU entitlements are specific to the program and may include, but are not limited to the following: Client Devices, data source records, messages, and servers, and may not be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with RVU entitlements of another program. To understand these benefits of RVU licensing, and to determine how many RVUs to obtain for the program, contact your IBM representative.

The resource for the purpose of the RVU calculation is the number of terabytes of storage managed by the program. A terabyte is 2 to the 40th power bytes. Licensee must obtain RVU entitlements for this program sufficient to cover the storage managed by the program in the licensee's environment.

Value Unit Exhibit 027 (VUE027A) is used for the purpose of calculating the number of RVUs required. Value Unit Exhibit 027A (VUE027A) is shown in the table below.

The following examples are provided to illustrate your licensing requirements.

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition requires entitlement for all resources managed (terabytes of storage). In this case, the resources to enter into the volume tiering table to calculate RVUs are the total terabytes of storage being managed by IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition.

Units to order

RVUs are calculated based upon the following volume tiering table and are rounded up to the next whole number.

Value Unit Exhibit 027 (VUE027A)

Cumulative       Total            RVUs per         RVUs
usage            terabytes        terabyte         required
level            (A)              (B)              (A) x (B)
 
1 - 12           -                1.00             0.0000
 terabytes
13-32 terabytes  -                0.84             0.0000
33-64 terabytes  -                0.61             0.0000
65-100           -                0.46             0.0000
 terabytes
101-250          -                0.38             0.0000
 terabytes
251+ terabytes   -                0.30             0.0000
Total resources  -                -                -
Total RVUs       -                -                -

Products may also have program-specific licensing terms, which are described later in this document. Consult the program-specific licensing terms to determine total licensing requirements for the applicable products.

Pricing scenario for InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition

Transaction 1

Assume customer ABC is starting off by setting up an InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition cluster with 10 machines and plans to store 3 terabytes of data per machine in the cluster. The total terabytes are entered into the volume tiering table to get RVU to order. In this case, there are 30 chargeable terabytes.

RVUs required

Total RVUs to order to entitle ABC's environment for the 30 terabytes are determined as follows:

RVU metric       Total            RVUs per         RVU required
                 terabytes        terabytes        (A) x (B)
                 (A)              (B)
 
1 - 12           12               1.00             12.00
 terabytes
13-32 terabytes  18               0.84             15.12
33-64 terabytes  -                0.61             0.00
65-100           -                0.46             0.00
 terabytes
101-250          -                0.38             0.00
 terabytes
251+ terabytes   -                0.30             0.00
Total resources  30               -                -
Total RVUS       -                -                27.12

Total RVUs to order (rounded up) 28

Customer ABC would order 28 RVUs to entitle their environment for the 30 terabytes managed.

Transaction 2

In Phase 2, customer ABC looks to increase the terabytes managed on the cluster that they had already installed InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition on. They will add another 1 terabyte of data on each of the 10 machines in the cluster. The new total of terabytes managed in customer ABC's environment would be the previous 30 plus 10 incremental for a new total of 40 terabytes.

The new total of RVUs required to entitle their environment would be calculated as follows:

RVU metric       Total            RVUs per         RVUs
                 terabytes        terabytes        required
                 (A)              (B)              (A) x (B)
 
1 - 12           12               1.00             12.00
 terabytes
13-32 terabytes  20               0.84             16.80
33-64 terabytes  8                0.61             4.88
65-100           0                0.46             0.00
 terabytes
101-250          0                0.38             0.00
 terabytes
251+ terabytes   0                0.30             0.00
New total        40               -                -
 resources
New total RVUS   -                -                33.68

Total RVUs required to entitle new environment (rounded up) 34

Previous or existing RVU entitlements from first transaction (28)

Total RVUs to order 6

Customer ABC would need to order an additional 6 RVUs to entitle their new total of 40 terabytes.

Note that the discount for the new storage is greater based on existing RVU entitlement.

Transaction 3

In Phase 3, customer ABC looks to increase the terabytes managed by InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition to 140 terabytes. They will add another 50 machines in the cluster, and a 100 terabytes of additional data. The new total terabytes managed in ABC's environment would be the previous 40 plus 100 terabytes, which equals 140 terabytes.

The new total of RVUs required to entitle their environment would be calculated as follows:

RVU metric       Total            RVUs per         RVUs
                 terabytes        terabytes        required
                 (A)              (B)              (A) x (B)
 
1 - 12           12               1.00             12.00
 terabytes
13-32 terabytes  20               0.84             16.80
33-64 terabytes  32               0.61             19.52
65-100           36               0.46             16.56
 terabytes
101-250          40               0.38             15.20
 terabytes
251+ terabytes   0                0.30             0.00
New total        140              -                -
 resources
New total RVUS   -                -                80.08

Total RVUs required to entitle new environment (rounded up) 81

Existing RVU entitlements from previous transactions (34)

Total RVUs to order 47

Customer ABC would need to order an additional 47 RVUs to entitle their new total of 140 terabytes managed.

Passport Advantage program licenses

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr. Ed. Per Resource Value Unit  E0HSXLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr. Ed. Per Resource Value Unit  D102BLL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr. Ed. Per Resource Value Unit  D102CLL
 SW S&S Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition for Non-Production Env

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition for
 Non-Production Env
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr. Ed. Non-Prod Env Per RVU     E0HT8LL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr. Ed. Non-Prod Env Per RVU     D102XLL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr. Ed. Non-Prod Env Per RVU SW  D102YLL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Edition Starter Kit

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Starter
 Kit
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr. Ed. Starter Kit Per AU       E0HTVLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr. Ed. Starter Kit Per AU Lic   D104QLL
 + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr. Ed. Starter Kit Per AU SW    D104RLL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo

Passport Advantage supply

Program name/description                                 Part
                                                         number
 
IBM IS BigInsights EE NPE V2.1.0
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Non-Prod   BB1G1EN
 Env V2.1.0 Media Pk
IBM IS BigInsights EE Str Kt V2.1.0
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Starter    BB1G2EN
 Kit V2.1.0 Media Pack
IBM IS BigInsights Entpr Ed V2.1.0
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition V2.1.0     BB1G0EN
 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.

IBM IS BigInsights Entpr Ed V2.1.0

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  BB1G0EN
 Enterprise Edition for      Enterprise Edition V2.1.0
 zEnterprise® BladeCenter®     Media Pack
 Extension per Resource
 Value Unit
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  BB1G0EN
 Enterprise Edition per      Enterprise Edition V2.1.0
 Resource Value Unit         Media Pack

IBM IS BigInsights EE Str Kt V2.1.0

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  BB1G2EN
 Enterprise Edition Starter  Enterprise Edition Starter
 Kit for zEnterprise         Kit V2.1.0 Media Pack
 BladeCenter Extension per
 Authorized User
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  BB1G2EN
 Enterprise Edition Starter  Enterprise Edition Starter
 Kit per Authorized User     Kit V2.1.0 Media Pack

IBM IS BigInsights EE NPE V2.1.0

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  BB1G1EN
 Enterprise Edition for      Enterprise Edition
 Non-Production Environment  Non-Prod Env V2.1.0 Media
 for zEnterprise             Pk
 BladeCenter Extension per
 Resource Value Unit
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  IBM InfoSphere BigInsights  BB1G1EN
 Enterprise Edition for      Enterprise Edition
 Non-Production Environment  Non-Prod Env V2.1.0 Media
 per Resource Value Unit     Pk

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

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr Ed Per RVU S/z ext Annual SW  E0HT0LL
 S&S Rnwl
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr Ed Per RVU S/z ext Lic + SW   D102FLL
 S&S 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights Enterpr Ed Per RVU S/z ext SW S&S     D102GLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition for Non-Production Env

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition for
 Non-Production Env
IBM IS BigInsights Entpr Ed NPE Per RVU S/z ext Lic +    D102ZLL
 SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights Entpr Ed NPE Per RVU S/z ext SW S&S   D1030LL
 Reinstate 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights Entpr Ed NPE Per RVU S/z ext Annual   E0HT9LL
 SW S&S Rnwl

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Starter Kit

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Starter
 Kit
IBM IS BigInsights EE Starter Kit Per AU System z ex SW  D104TLL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights EE Starter Kit Per AU System z ext    E0HTWLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM IS BigInsights EE Starter Kit Per AU System z ext    D104SLL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
Cross-platform product for use on System z IFL engines or zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is intended to run on the zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension 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.

Software withdrawal: Selected part numbers from IBM BigInsights program licenses

The following IPLA software part numbers are being replaced or are obsolete as a result of this announcement.

Orders for these part numbers will not be accepted after the stated effective date of withdrawal, nor will normal marketing activities or educational support be available unless previous agreement exists between the customer and IBM .

Effective August 21, 2013, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following part numbers licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement. A replacement product part number is listed if one is available.

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     D0JIFLL                D102BLL
 Entpr. Ed. Per RVU
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights     D0JIGLL                D102CLL
 Entpr. Ed. Per RVU SW
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition for Non-Production Environment

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     D0PYTLL                D102XLL
 Entpr Ed NPE Per RVU
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights     D0PYULL                D102YLL
 Entpr Ed NPE Per RVU
 SW S&S Reinstate 12
 Mo

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Starter Kit

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     D0PZ1LL                D104QLL
 Entpr. Ed Starter Kit
 Per AU Lic + SW S&S
 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights     D0PZ2LL                D104RLL
 Entpr. Ed Starter Kit
 Per AU SW S&S
 Reinstate 12 Mo

Cross-platform products for use on System z

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     D0N85LL                D102FLL
 Entpr. Ed. Per RVU
 S/z ext Lic + SW S&S
 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights     D0N86LL                D102GLL
 Entpr. Ed. Per RVU
 S/z ext SW S&S
 Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition for Non-Production Environment

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     D0PYVLL                D102ZLL
 Entpr Ed NPE Per RVU
 S/z ext Lic + SW S&S
 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights     D0PYWLL                D1030LL
 Entpr Ed NPE Per RVU
 S/z ext SW S&S
 Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Starter Kit

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     D0PZ3LL                D104SLL
 Entpr. Ed Starter Kit
 Per AU S/z ext Lic +
 SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM IS BigInsights     D0PZ4LL                D104TLL
 Entpr. Ed Starter Kit
 Per AU S/z ext SW S&S
 Reinstate 12 Mo

Effective September 21, 2013, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following part numbers licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement. A replacement product part number is listed if one is available.

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     E0C4JLL                E0HSXLL
Entpr. Ed. Per RVU
Annual SW S&S Rnwl

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition for Non-Production Environment

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     E0DWILL                E0HT8LL
Entpr Ed NPE Per RVU
Annual SW S&S Rnwl

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Starter Kit

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     E0DWMLL                E0HTVLL
Entpr. Ed Starter Kit
Per AU Annual SW S&S
Rnwl

Cross-platform products for use on System z

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     E0DAELL                E0HT0LL
Entpr. Ed. Per RVU
S/z ext Annual SW S&S
Rnwl

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition for Non-Production Environment

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     E0DWJLL                E0HT9LL
Entpr Ed NPE Per RVU
S/z ext Annual SW S&S
Rnwl

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition Starter Kit

Part description       Withdraw part number   New part number
 
IBM IS BigInsights     E0DWNLL                E0HTWLL
Entpr. Ed Starter Kit
Per AU S/z ext Annual
SW S&S Rnwl


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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.

License Information form numbers
Program name                              Program    Form number
                                          number
 
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise     5725-C09   L-AMCU-95K5LZ
 Edition
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise     5725-C09   L-AMCU-95XS2K
 Edition for Non-Production Environment
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise     5725-C09   L-AMCU-95XNYE
 Edition Starter Kit

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.

Usage restriction

Yes

For additional information, refer to the License Information Document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement website

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Other terms
IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel

No

System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.

Statement of good security practices

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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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 the Americas Call Centers or your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

Phone:      800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
Fax:        800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
Internet:   callserv@ca.ibm.com
Mail:       IBM Teleweb Customer Support
            ibm.com® Sales Execution Center, Americas North
            3500 Steeles Ave. East, Tower 3/4
            Markham, Ontario
            Canada
            L3R 2Z1

Reference: YE001

The Americas Call Centers, our national direct marketing organization, can add your name to the mailing list for catalogs of IBM products.


Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.
Trademarks

BigInsights, GPFS and PureData are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, InfoSphere, Cognos, Passport Advantage, Power, POWER, System z, zEnterprise, BladeCenter and ibm.com are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds 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/

For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page

http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/us/

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