IBM DataPower Gateways firmware V7.6 delivers enhanced upgrade flexibility and runtime isolation for physical appliances, increased DevOps automation using Docker, and firmware long-term support

IBM United States Software Announcement 217-265
July 25, 2017

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OverviewOverviewTechnical informationTechnical information
Key prerequisitesKey prerequisitesOrdering informationOrdering information
Planned availability datePlanned availability dateTerms and conditionsTerms and conditions
DescriptionDescriptionPricesPrices
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PublicationsPublications


(Corrected on October 31, 2017)

The Terms and conditions sections is revised.


(Corrected on September 22, 2017)

The Hardware requirements sections is revised.


(Corrected on August 11, 2017)

The Description and Hardware requirements sections are revised.



At a glance

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IBM® DataPower® Gateway firmware V7.6 delivers enhanced upgrade flexibility for running API Connect workloads with traditional IBM WebSphere® DataPower Gateway workloads on the same physical appliance.

  • Provides upgrade flexibility to leverage new features from IBM API Connect™ without impacting workloads from traditional DataPower services.
  • Delivers upgrades to either DataPower or API Connect workloads which can be performed in isolation to prevent business disruption and ensure operational efficiency.
  • DataPower Gateway V7.6 firmware Long Term Support (LTS) provides predictable upgrades that reduce the firmware upgrade lifecycle and minimize business disruption.



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Overview

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DataPower Gateway firmware V7.6 provides:

  • Capability to run multiple tenants for runtime isolation and upgrade flexibility within a DataPower physical appliance to provide isolation of API Connect and traditional DataPower workloads. This enables flexible upgrades without business disruption. This provides the ability to run multiple instances of traditional DataPower workloads for runtime isolation and enhanced operational resiliency.
  • Ability to easily scale DataPower Gateway Docker instances with orchestration platforms, such as Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, and Apache Mesos during peak traffic periods.
  • New flexible permissions when running DataPower Gateway Docker instances for increased DevOps automation and provisioning on public cloud platforms.
  • Ability to run DataPower Gateway Docker instances on container services, such as IBM Bluemix®, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, and Microsoft™ Azure to help optimize infrastructure costs. This enables seamless extension between cloud and on-premise environments.
  • Enhanced open standard for authorization (OAuth) security to provide flexible configuration of access token for protecting access to mission-critical API resources with additional protection.
  • Enhanced JavaScript™ Object Notation (JSON) Web Encryption (JWE) support for strong JSON Web Algorithms (JWA) algorithms to provide enhanced security of API workloads.
  • New caching enhancements to DataPower Gateway local cache that provide flexibility to export, import, and manage records in a document cache in advance to help decrease application response times.
  • New tools to help easily migrate configuration and crypto material from WebSphere DataPower XG45 or WebSphere DataPower XI52 virtual appliances to DataPower Gateway virtual appliances to take advantage of the DataPower Gateway virtual appliance platform.
  • Long-term support (LTS) release for DataPower Gateway firmware V7.6 to provide upgrade flexibility with longer support cycle to minimize disruption to existing business systems.
  • Gain insights into your DataPower usage through IBM Cloud Product Insights.
  • Dynamic threat protection settings help protect against malicious messages.
  • Conditionally controlled execution of multi-step flows by using GatewayScript to enable real-time enrichment of messages.


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Key prerequisites

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DataPower physical appliance or DataPower Virtual Edition

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



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Planned availability date

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July 25, 2017



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Description

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DataPower Gateways firmware V7.6 provides additional runtime flexibility for API Connect to easily expose business assets as API services. It provides the ability to:

  • Deliver the ability to run multiple tenant workloads on a DataPower physical appliance, which provides runtime isolation of system resources, such as CPU, memory and file system.
  • Concurrently run both API Connect gateway workloads with your traditional DataPower workloads (Multi-Protocol Gateways, Web Service Proxy, XML Firewall, and B2B Gateway) with system-level protection.
  • Deliver upgrade flexibility so you can take advantage of the latest API Connect and DataPower enhancements without impacting business applications.

DataPower Gateway tenant isolation provides runtime isolation of traditional DataPower Gateway workloads, allowing separation of workloads for critically and operational ease.

DataPower Gateway for Docker as a highly flexible gateway runtime for container orchestration platforms:

  • DataPower Gateways that are deployed within a micro-services architectures to enforce access to API services and elastically scale to meet seasonal demands and traffic spikes.
  • Ability to easily leverage Docker platform features, such as Docker volumes, to externalize configuration for enhanced DevOps. It can integrate with orchestration secrets platform to protect access to sensitive information.
  • Ability to migrate between on-premise orchestration platforms and cloud container services, such as Bluemix, Google Cloud, AWS and Microsoft Microsoft Azure for cloud-bursting to provide easier DevOps container management.
  • Deployment of DataPower Docker on container orchestration platforms from public and private Docker registries to accelerate deployment of digital applications with built-in, elastic scaling support.
  • Ability to run DataPower Docker as a non-root process for easier automation and deployment across on-premise and cloud environments.

New API security enhancements to help provide flexible security options to help protect access to mission-critical applications:

  • New JWA algorithms to help leverage the strongest security ciphers and algorithms to provide enhanced security controls and protect access to sensitive information
  • Enhanced user management to protect critical API resources with granular consent configuration, which includes token lease settings for OAuth access token, refresh tokens, and consent
  • Ability to help minimize security exposures by providing one-time access tokens that limit access to protected resources where multiple use of resources could expose security vulnerabilities
  • New multi-step action that provides dynamic threat protection against malicious XML and JSON payloads
  • New cryptographic functions to provide granular crypto operations to help meet standards, such as Retail Message Authentication Code (MAC)

New platform flexibility for enhanced operations, performance and delivery of Gateway functionality:

  • Caching enhancements provide ability to export, import, and flush data from the local cache within the DataPower Gateway. This allows granular control over the data, including pre-population to reduce response time and help deliver enhanced performance.
  • Gain insights into your DataPower Gateway usage using IBM Cloud Product Insights, which provides registration and usage metrics that can be viewed on a secured IBM Bluemix dashboard.
  • DataPower Gateway V7.6 firmware helps make it easier to migrate from a virtual WebSphere DataPower XG45 or WebSphere DataPower XI52 to DataPower Gateway virtual appliances. This allows you to take advantage of the latest modular architecture of the DataPower Gateway virtual appliances including the latest platform features.
  • Dynamically route to WebSphere Application Server backends by using On Demand Router (ODR) routing rules from Liberty collective and WebSphere Application Server cell.

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Reference information

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For more information regarding IBM DataPower Gateway firmware, refer to the following Software Announcements:



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Program number

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Passport Advantage®

Program number VRM Program name
5725-T06 7.6.0 IBM DataPower Gateway (Machine Type 8436)
5725-T07 7.6.0 Software Options for IBM DataPower Gateway
5725-T09 7.6.0 IBM DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition
5725-K50 7.6.0 IBM WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45 (Machine Type 2426)
5725-K51 7.6.0 Software Options for IBM WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45
5725-K52 7.6.0 IBM WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 (Machine Type 2426)
5725-K53 7.6.0 Software Options for IBM WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52
5725-K54 7.6.0 IBM WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62 (Machine Type 2426)
5725-K55 7.6.0 Software Options for IBM WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62
5765-CS2 7.6.0 Software Options for WebSphere DataPower Appliance XI52 and XB62 (Machine Type 7199)
5765-DP6 7.6.0 Software Options for WebSphere DataPower Appliance Gateway XG45 (Machine Type 7198)


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Offering Information

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Product information is available on the IBM Offering Information website.

More information is also available on the Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express® website.



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Publications

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Documentation for DataPower appliances and features is available on IBM Knowledge Center DataPower Gateways welcome page.

Documentation for API Connect Toolkit is available on IBM Knowledge Center, at the API Connect "Working with the toolkit" page.



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Services

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Software Services

IBM Software Services has the breadth, depth, and reach to manage your services needs. You can leverage the deep technical skills of our lab-based, software services team and the business consulting, project management, and infrastructure expertise of our IBM Global Services team. Also, we extend our IBM Software Services reach through IBM Business Partners to provide an extensive portfolio of capabilities. Together, we provide the global reach, intellectual capital, industry insight, and technology leadership to support a wide range of critical business needs.

To learn more about IBM Software Services, contact your Lab Services Sales or Delivery Leader.



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Technical information

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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

IBM DataPower Gateway V7.6 supports the following DataPower physical and virtual appliances:

Description Machine type Model
IBM DataPower Gateway 8436 52X
IBM DataPower Gateway with HSM Card 8436 53X
IBM DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition 5725 T09
IBM WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45 7198 32X
IBM WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45 2426 32X
IBM WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45 with HSM card 2426 33X
BM WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 7199 42X
IBM WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 2426 42X
IBM WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 with HSM card 2426 43X
IBM WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62 7199 62X
IBM WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62 2426 62X
IBM WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62 with HSM card 2426 63X

The absolute minimum resource allocation depends on expected workload and edition. After deployment, you can increase resource settings to meet workload requirements.

  • For DataPower Gateway without API workload, the minimum resource allocation is 4 virtual processors (vCPU) and 4 GB RAM except for the developers edition. For the developers edition, the minimum resource allocation is 2 vCPU and 4 GB RAM.
  • For DataPower Gateway with API workload, the minimum resource allocation is 4 vCPU and 8 GB RAM independent of edition.
Software requirements

DataPower Virtual Edition requires a machine with one of the following:

  • VMware vSphere V5.5, V6.0, or V6.5 editions: Standard, Enterprise, and Enterprise Plus
  • VMware Workstation V12
  • VMware Fusion V8
  • Citrix XenServer V6.2, or V6.5
  • PureApplication System W1500 or W2500 V2.0
  • PureApplication Service on SoftLayer with x86 hardware
  • SoftLayer bare metal instances using supported hypervisors
  • SoftLayer® CCI
  • Amazon EC2 virtual server
  • Microsoft Azure virtual server
  • Docker Engine V1.12

Note: Support for VMware platforms is dependent upon the VMware vendor product support lifecycle.

For additional details, refer to the Hardware requirements section.

Planning information

Packaging

This product is available only through electronic download.

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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Product group: IBM Hybrid Cloud

Product Description PID number
IBM DataPower Gateway 5725-T06
Software Options for IBM DataPower Gateway 5725-T07
IBM DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition 5725-T09

Product category: Hybrid Cloud Analytics Private Cloud


Passport Advantage

New part numbers

Software options for IBM DataPower Gateway (5725-T07)

Part description Part number
Isolated Tenant Module Additional Tenant for IBM DataPower Gateway Application Instance Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo D1UV2LL
Isolated Tenant Module Additional Tenant for IBM DataPower Gateway Application Instance Annual SW S&S Renewal E0NTVLL
Isolated Tenant Module Additional Tenant for IBM DataPower Gateway Application Instance SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Mo D1UV3LL

Previously announced part numbers

IBM DataPower Gateway (5725-T06)

Part description Part number
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 Install Appliance Related Hardware D1AT5LL
IBM DataPower Gateway with HSM Card  
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 (5725-T07)

Part description Part number
Application Optimization Module for IBM DataPower Gateway  
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)

Part description Part number
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

Software options for WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45 (5725-K51)

Part description Part number
Data Integration Module for WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45  
Application Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D0ZF7LL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0HH4LL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D0ZF8LL
Application Optimization for WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45  
Application Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D0ZG1LL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0HHNLL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D0ZG2LL
B2B Module for WebSphere DataPower Service Gateway XG45  
Application Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D1AZ8LL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0KH2LL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D1AZ9LL

Software options for WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 (5725-K53)

Part description Part number
Database Connectivity for WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52  
Appliance Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D0ZGSLL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0HI7LL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D0ZGTLL
Application Optimization for WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52  
Application Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D0ZGULL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0HI8LL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D0ZGVLL
TIBCO Enterprise Message Service for WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52  
Application Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D0ZGWLL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0HI9LL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D0ZGXLL
Tivoli® Access Manager for WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52  
Application Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D0ZGYLL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0HIALL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D0ZGZLL
B2B Module for WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52  
Application Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D1AZALL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0KH3LL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D1AZBLL

Software options for WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62 (5725-K55)

Part description Part number
Application Optimization for WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62  
Application Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D131ELL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0J4KLL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D131FLL
TIBCO Enterprise Message Service for WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62  
Application Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D0ZHKLL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0HIPLL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D0ZHLLL
Tivoli Access Manager for WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB62  
Application Instance  
License + Software S&S 12 Mo D0ZHMLL
Software renewal S&S 12 Mo E0HIQLL
Software reinstatement S&S 12 Mo D0ZHNLL

Business Critical Service Upgrade is available in the following countries:

Puerto Rico and United States

Hard Drive Retention Upgrade is available in the following countries:

Puerto Rico and United States

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

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


Cross-platform product 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.

Part description Part number
Isolated Tenant Module Additional Tenant for IBM DataPower Gateway Application Instance System z Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo D1UV4LL
Isolated Tenant Module Additional Tenant for IBM DataPower Gateway Application Instance System z Annual SW S&S Renewal E0NTWLL
Isolated Tenant Module Additional Tenant for IBM DataPower GatewayApplication Instance System z SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Mo D1UV5LL

Charge metric

Program name PID number Charge metric
IBM DataPower Gateway 5725-T06 Appliance Install
Software Options for IBM DataPower Gateway 5725-T07 Application Instance
IBM DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition 5725-T09 Authorized User, Processor Value Unit

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Licensing

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IBM Software Services has the breadth, depth, and reach to manage your services needs. You can leverage the deep technical skills of our lab-based, software services team and the business consulting, project management, and infrastructure expertise of our IBM Global Services team. Also, we extend our IBM Software Services reach through IBM Business Partners to provide an extensive portfolio of capabilities. Together, we provide the global reach, intellectual capital, industry insight, and technology leadership to support a wide range of critical business needs.

More information regarding 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 Middleware Education team offerings, visit the IBM Skills Gateway website.

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License Information number

License ID number Document name
L-DCHN-AGLJ9S IBM DataPower Gateway V7.6.0 Virtual Edition for Developers - GA License
L-DCHN-AGLJ6W IBM DataPower Gateway V7.6.0 Virtual Edition (Non Production) - GA License
L-DCHN-AGLJ3S IBM DataPower Gateway V7.6.0 Virtual Edition (Production) - GA License
L-DCHN-AGLHA9 IBM DataPower Gateway V7.6.0 - GA License

See the License Information documents page on the IBM Software License Agreement website for more information.

Limited warranty applies

Yes

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Technical support of a program product version or release will be available as described below as long as your Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is in effect.

Effective with DataPower Gateway firmware V7.6, DataPower introduces a Continuous Delivery (CD) model to ensure quick response to customer needs. DataPower CD will consist of two releases: a CD release approximately once per quarter, and a Long Term Support (LTS) Release every 2 years. DataPower Gateway LTS releases do not include an extended support period. Only the latest CD release is supported at a given time. LTS releases are for customer seeking enhanced stability and do not wish to upgrade on the CD schedule, while CD releases are intended for customers seeking the latest in DataPower functionality.

This technical support allows you to obtain assistance (by telephone or electronic means) from IBM for product-specific, task-oriented questions regarding the installation and operation of the program product. Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) also provides you with access to versions, releases, and updates (CD releases, Long Term Support Releases or fixes) of the program. You will be notified, through an announcement letter, of discontinuance of support with six months' notice.

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Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

Yes, information is available on the Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express website.

Software Subscription and Support applies

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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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Statement of good security practices

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IT system security involves protecting systems and information through intrusion 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 regulatory compliant, comprehensive security approach, which will necessarily involve additional operational procedures, and may require other systems, products, or services to be most effective.

Important: IBM does not warrant that any systems, products, or services are immune from, or will make your enterprise immune from, the malicious or illegal conduct of any party.



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Prices

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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 IBMid and password are required to access the IBM Passport Advantage website.

For all charges, contact your IBM representative.


Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner for Channel Value Rewards. Additional information is also available on the Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express website.

IBM Global Financing

IBM Global Financing offers competitive financing to credit-qualified customers to assist them in acquiring IT solutions. Offerings include financing for IT acquisition, including hardware, software, and services, from both IBM and other manufacturers or vendors. Offerings (for all customer segments: small, medium, and large enterprise), rates, terms, and availability can vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization or go to the IBM Global Financing website for more information.

IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States, and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government customers. Rates are based on a customer's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment type, and options, and may vary by country. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension, or withdrawal without notice.



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Order now

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To order, contact the IBM Digital Sales Center, 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). For more information, contact the IBM Digital Sales Center.

Phone: 800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)

Fax: 800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)

For IBM representative: askibm@ca.ibm.com

For IBM Business Partner: pwcs@us.ibm.com

IBM Digital Sales Offices 1177 S Belt Line Rd Coppell, TX 75019-4642, US

The IBM Digital Sales Center, 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.


IBM Channel Value Rewards

These products are available under IBM Channel Value Rewards, either directly from IBM or through authorized Business Partners who invest in skills and high-value solutions. IBM customers may benefit from the industry-specific or horizontal solutions, skills, and expertise provided by these Business Partners.

Additions to Channel Value Rewards will be communicated through standard product announcements. To determine what IBM software is available under Channel Value Rewards, go to the IBM Passport Advantage Online for IBM Business Partners website.

For questions regarding Channel Value Rewards, go to the IBM Channel Value Rewards website.

Trademarks

IBM API Connect is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, DataPower, WebSphere, Bluemix, PartnerWorld, Passport Advantage, Express, Tivoli, System z and System i are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Microsoft is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

JavaScript is a trademark of Oracle in the U.S. and other countries.

SoftLayer is a registered trademark of SoftLayer, Inc., an IBM Company, an IBM Company.

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:

Terms of use

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

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