IBM Worklight Enterprise Edition and IBM Mobile Foundation, Enterprise Edition Client Device Linux on System z part numbers now availableIBM United States Software Announcement 212-486
November 13, 2012
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IBM® Worklight and IBM Mobile Foundation enable you to develop rich, cross-platform applications that can access the capabilities of a wide range of mobile devices. IBM Worklight can help reduce time-to-market, cost, and complexity of development, helping to optimize user experience across multiple environments. IBM Mobile Foundation provides the essential elements needed for mobile development, deployment, and management within a business.
IBM Worklight Enterprise Edition and IBM Mobile Foundation, Enterprise Edition are now offered per Client Device for Linux on System z® . Refer to the Ordering information section for ordering details.
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|Planned availability date|
November 13, 2012
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For complete product information about IBM Worklight and IBM Mobile Foundation, refer to:
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Program number VRM Program name 5725-I43 5.0.5 IBM Worklight 5725-I41 5.0.5 IBM Mobile Foundation Enterprise Edition
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Product group: Application and Integration Middleware Product category: Enterprise mobile PID Product identifier description number IBM Worklight 5725-I43 IBM Mobile Foundation Enterprise Edition 5725-I41
Part number or Program name PID number Charge metric IBM Worklight 5725-I43 Per client device IBM Mobile Foundation 5725-I41 Per client device Enterprise Edition
Client Device is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. A Client Device is a single-user computing device or special-purpose sensor or telemetry device that requests the execution of or receives for execution a set of commands, procedures, or applications from or provides data to another computer system that is typically referred to as a server or is otherwise managed by the server. Multiple Client Devices may share access to a common server. A Client Device may have some processing capability or be programmable to allow a user to do work. Examples include, but are not limited to, actuators, appliances, automated teller machines, automatic meter readers, cash registers, disk drives, desktop computers, kiosks, notebook computers, personal digital assistants, point-of-sale terminals, sensors, smart meters, tape drives, and technical workstations. Licensee must obtain entitlements for every Client Device that runs, provides data to, uses services provided by, or otherwise accesses the program and for every other computer or server on which the program is installed.
Ordering information for Passport Advantage
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The following ordering information is for the new Client Device for Linux on System z part numbers for IBM Worklight, Enterprise Edition and IBM Mobile Foundation, Enterprise Edition. For previously announced ordering information for IBM Worklight and IBM Mobile Foundation, refer to Software Announcement 212-368, dated October 02, 2012 .
Cross-platform product for use on System z Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) engines
Order the part numbers that follow when the product is intended to run on the Linux operating system on System z IFL engines. To order for Passport Advantage , specify the desired part number and quantity.
Description Part number IBM Worklight, Enterprise Edition Per Client Device for Linux on System z License and SW S&S 12 Months D0VBPLL Annual SW S&S Renewal E0F6MLL SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months D0VBQLL IBM Mobile Foundation, Enterprise Edition Per Client Device for Linux on System z License and SW S&S 12 Months D0VBLLL Annual SW S&S Renewal E0F6LLL SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months D0VBMLL
Passport Advantage trade up
You must have previously acquired a license for the following precursor product to be eligible to acquire an equivalent license of the trade-up product.
Trade-up Precursor product Trade-up product part number IBM Worklight, IBM Mobile Foundation, D0VBNLL Enterprise Edition per Enterprise Edition per Client Device for Client Device for Linux on System z Linux on System z
Consult your IBM representative if you have any questions.
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|Terms and conditions|
The terms and conditions for IBM Worklight and IBM Mobile Foundation, as previously announced in Software Announcement 212-368, dated October 02, 2012 , are unchanged.
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