IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3.0 and IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software V8.3.0 deliver new platforms support and enhanced functionality

IBM United States Software Announcement 219-166
April 9, 2019

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(Corrected on May 2, 2019)

The feature codes for 5639-SCV, 5639-SDV, 5639-SEV, and 5639-SFV in the Ordering information and Prices sections have been updated.



At a glance

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IBM Spectrum® Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3.0 delivers a powerful solution for the deployment of IBM Spectrum Virtualize in hybrid multicloud configurations that include private and public clouds, supporting IBM Cloud™ and now Amazon Web Services (AWS). Support for AWS enables deployment of IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on supported AWS Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances, and virtualizes Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS). The solution is deployable through AWS Marketplace. Users can create secondary copies of their on-premises data in the public cloud for disaster recovery, workload mobility, or migration of data between on-premises data centers and the public cloud. The software will be accompanied by several blueprint guides for complete application-aware hybrid cloud deployments.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.3.0 delivers support for the new IBM® Storwize® V5100 models and adds multitenancy and performance enhancements to all the current models of IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC), IBM FlashSystem® V9000, IBM FlashSystem 9100, IBM Storwize V7000, and IBM Storwize V5000.



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Overview

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IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3.0 adds support for AWS running on EC2 and virtualizing elastic block storage. IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud delivers a powerful solution for the deployment of IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud in hybrid multicloud configurations that include private and public clouds, supporting IBM Cloud and now AWS. Support for AWS enables deployment of IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS EC2 instances, and virtualizes Amazon EBS. It is deployed through the AWS Marketplace. This new capability provides a monthly term license to deploy and use IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud in IBM Cloud or AWS to enable hybrid multicloud solutions, offering the ability to transfer block data between on-premises data centers using any IBM Spectrum Virtualize appliance. For example, SVC, FlashSystem V9000, FlashSystem 9100, Storwize V7000, Storwize V5100 and VersaStack with FlashSystem 9100, Storwize family or SVC appliances. Users can create secondary copies of their on-premises data in the public cloud for disaster recovery, workload redistribution, or migration of data from on-premises data centers to the public cloud, or between public cloud data centers.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize software delivers a powerful solution for storage virtualization, offering advanced storage capabilities. IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.3 adds the following benefits:

  • Support for new NVMe-based Storwize V5100 models delivering improved performance and lower latency
  • Multitenancy through object-based access control allocates storage resources to several independent tenants with the assurance that one tenant cannot access resources associated with another tenant
  • Data reduction pool performance improvements

Support for AWS running on EC2 and virtualizing elastic block storage fulfills the Statements of General Direction found in Software Announcement 216-217, dated August 23, 2016, and Software Announcement 218-482, dated November 6, 2018.



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Key requirements

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Software requirements

IBM SAN Volume Controller V8 (5641-VC8, 5641-CP8, 5725-M19, and 5725-H04) has the same software prerequisites as IBM SAN Volume Controller V7.8.1.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize software only V8 (5725-Z61) has the same software prerequisites as IBM SAN Volume Controller V7.8.1.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3 (5737-F08) has the same software prerequisites as IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.1.3 in addition of the ones listed in the Hardware requirements section.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller Encryption Software V8 (5641-B08 and 5725-Y35) requires PID 5641-VC8.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 V8 (5639-CB8, 5639-XB8, and 5639-EB8) has the same software prerequisites as IBM Storwize V7000 V7.8.1.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 V8 (5639-ET8) requires the base software feature. All other features are optional.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 V8 (5639-SV5) requires the base software feature. All other features are optional.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 V8 (5639-SV6) requires the base software feature. All other features are optional.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 V8 (5639-SV7) requires the base software feature. All other features are optional.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V50x0 Expansion V8 (5639-SV8) requires the base software feature. There are no optional software features on the expansions.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 V8 (5639-SV9) requires the base software feature. All other features are optional.

IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software V8 (5639-RB8) requires the base software feature. Externally virtualized storage is subject to the same capacity-based licenses as SAN Volume Controller and is optional.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110 Software V8 (5639-FA2) requires the base software feature. Externally virtualized storage is subject to the same capacity-based licenses as SAN Volume Controller and is optional.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9150 Software V8 (5639-FA3) requires the base software feature. Externally virtualized storage is subject to the same capacity-based licenses as SAN Volume Controller and is optional.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9100 Expansions (5639-FA1) requires at least one IBM FlashSystem 9100 expansion enclosure (9846-AFF, 9846-A9F, 9848-AFF, or 9848-A9F) for installation. The high-density enclosures (9846-A9F and 9848-A9F) require four of the base software charge codes to support the number of drive slots in the system.

See the Description section for more information about these products and their software requirements.


Hardware requirements

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software Only requires at least one pair of supported Intel™ servers. Supported configurations of Lenovo and Supermicro servers can be found at the IBM Spectrum Virtualize software support website.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud requires the separate purchase of either an IBM Cloud or AWS cloud infrastructure. For IBM Cloud, the requirement is at least two bare metal servers, plus IBM Endurance or Performance Block Storage for data stores. In AWS the requirement is 3 EC2 instances, plus EBS storage. IBM Cloud and AWS infrastructures are to be purchased directly from the cloud provider under the user's own account. IBM Cloud hardware requirements include:

Two, four, six, or eight IBM Cloud bare metal servers depending on the size of the cluster required. Recommended for IBM Spectrum Virtualize are servers that include 2.4 GHz, Intel Xeon™ E5-2620, 12 Core, and 64 GB RAM, Intel X540 / X540-T2: Intel X710 / X710-T4.

  • The server version should be a dual-processor multicore server. CPU model Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 is recommended except in locations with the 16+ cores which require a server with more cores in order to get the required networking support.
  • CPU should be no less than six cores per CPU.
  • At least 64 GB of RAM configured in the bare metal server.
  • There must be four hard disks per server, configured as two independent RAID 1 arrays resulting in /dev/sda for the operating system and /dev/sdb for exclusive use by IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud. /dev/sdb must be greater than or equal to 150 GB.
  • The must be a configuration of 10 Gb private unbounded VLAN on each bare metal server. The network cards must be 10 Gbps dual-public and dual-private network uplinks (unbonded).
  • Redundant power supply is required if available in the selected IBM Cloud data center.
  • All nodes of the same IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud cluster must use the same VLAN.
  • For back-end block storage managed by IBM Spectrum Virtualize, either IBM Cloud block endurance or performance tiers are supported.
  • See the IBM Cloud Block Storage website for details.
  • For clients who wish to replicate data between on-premises data centers and IBM public cloud using Spectrum Virtualize copy services, proper networking connectivity is required between the on premises data center and the IBM cloud. Consult the IBM Cloud Networking Services website for network connectivity, including VPN or Gateways that may be required.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud supports specific hardware that can be purchased as part of an AWS infrastructure. AWS requirements include:

  • The following EC2 instances are supported on AWS:
Model vCPU Memory (GiB) Instance Storage (GiB) Network Bandwidth (Gbps) EBS Bandwidth (Mbps)
c5.4xlarge 16 32 EBS-Only Up to 10 3,500
c5.9xlarge 36 72 EBS-Only 10 7,000
c5.18xlarge 72 144 EBS-Only 25 14,000
  • For back-end block storage managed by IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud, clients can purchase Amazon EBS from their AWS account.
  • The EC2 instances and EBS must be in the same available zone.
  • For clients who wish to replicate data between on-premises data centers and the AWS data center, consult the Amazon website for network connectivity, including VPN or Gateways that may be required.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller V8 requires at least one pair of IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller (2145-SV1, 2145-DH8, or 2147-SV1) storage engines for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller Encryption Software V8 (5641-B08 and 5725-Y35) requires Encryption Enablement Feature ACE2 or ACE5.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 Controller Software (5639-CB8) requires at least one IBM Storwize V7000 control enclosure (2076-724, 2076-U7B, 2076-U7A, 2076-AF6, 2076-624, or 2076-524) for installation. 2076-724 and 2076-U7B require version 8.2.0.2, or later.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 Expansion Software (5639-XB8) requires at least one IBM Storwize V7000 expansion enclosure (2076-A9F, 2076-92F, 2076-AFF, 2076-12F, or 2076-24F) for installation. The high-density enclosure (2076-A9F or 2076-92F) requires four of the base software charge codes to support the number of disk slots in the system.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 External Data Virtualization Software (5639-EB8) requires at least one IBM Storwize V7000 enclosure (2076-724, 2076-AF6, 2076-624, or 2076-524) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software (5639-ET8) requires at least one IBM Storwize V5000 control enclosure (2077-AF4, 2077-424, 2077-AF3, 2077-312, 2077-324, 2078-AF4, 2078-424, 2078-AF3, 2078-312, or 2078-324) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 V8 (5639-SV5) requires at least one IBM Storwize V5010 control enclosure (2077-112, 2077-124, 2078-112, or 2078-124) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 V8 (5639-SV6) requires at least one IBM Storwize V5020 control enclosure (2077-212, 2077-224, 2078-212, or 2078-224) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 V8 (5639-SV7) requires at least one IBM Storwize V5030 control enclosure (2077-AF3, 2077-312, 2077-324, 2078-AF3, 2078-312, 2078-324, or 2078-U5A) for installation. The compression feature for V5030 requires the 64 GB cache feature (#ACHD) on models 312 and 324 for machine types 2077 and 2078.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 V8 (5639-SV9) requires at least one IBM Storwize V5100 control enclosure (2077-AF4, 2077-424, 2078-AF4, 2078-424, or 2078-U5B) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V50x0 Expansion V8 (5639-SV8) requires at least one IBM Storwize V50x0 expansion enclosure (2077-92F, 2077-12F, 2077-24F, 2077-AFF, 2077-A9F, 2078-92F, 2078-12F, 2078-24F, 2078-AFF, or 2078-A9F) for installation. The high-density enclosures (2077-92F, 2077-A9F, 2078-92F, or 2078-A9F) require four of the base software charge codes to support the number of disk slots in the system.

IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software V8 (5639-RB8) requires at least two IBM FlashSystem V9000 Control Enclosures (9846-AC3 or 9848-AC3) and at least one IBM FlashSystem V9000 Storage Enclosure (9846-AE3 or 9848-AE3).

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110 Controller (5639-FA2) requires at least one IBM FlashSystem 9110 control enclosure (9846-AF7, 9848-AF7, or 9848-UF7) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9150 Controller (5639-FA3) requires at least one IBM FlashSystem 9150 control enclosure (9846-AF8, 9848-AF8, or 9848-UF8) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9100 Expansions (5639-FA1) requires at least one IBM FlashSystem 9100 expansion enclosure (9846-AFF, 9846-A9F, 9848-AFF, or 9848-A9F) for installation. The high-density enclosures (9846-A9F and 9848-A9F) require four of the base software charge codes to support the number of drive slots in the system.

Current support summaries, including specific software, hardware, and firmware levels supported, are maintained at their respective support websites.



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Planned availability date

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  • June 7, 2019: General availability except as noted below
  • September 6, 2019: IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software V8 (5639-RB8)

See the Availability of national languages section for national language availability.



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Description

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IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3.0 adds support for AWS.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.3.0 builds upon the already robust tools and functionality of IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.2.1 to add support for the new Storwize V5100 systems.

Multitenancy

The storage system enables allocating storage resources to several independent administrators, assuring that one administrator cannot access resources associated with another administrator.

Multitenancy extends the storage system approach to role-based access control. In addition to associating the user with predefined sets of operations and scope (the applications on which an operation is allowed), the storage system enables the user to freely determine what operations are allowed, and where they are allowed.

When multitenancy is enabled, storage resources are allocated to several independent administrators with the assurance that one administrator cannot view or access resources that are associated with another administrator.

Data reduction pool performance enhancements

Handling of deduplication metadata in Data reduction pools has been optimized, driving incremental improvements in write bandwidth performance.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3.0

IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3.0 adds support for AWS running on EC2 and virtualizing Amazon EBS. IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud delivers a powerful solution for the deployment of IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud in hybrid multicloud configurations that include private and public clouds supporting IBM Cloud and AWS. Support for AWS enables deployment of IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS EC2 instances, deployable through the AWS Marketplace.

Features supported on AWS include:

Volume management:

  • Thin provisioning with zero detect
  • Nondisruptive volume and controller migration
  • Volume mirroring (thick to thin, compressed and encrypted)
  • IBM Easy Tier®
  • VMware virtual volume certified for support in VMware environments
  • Clustering for capacity and performance scale

Point-in-time copy

  • IBM FlashCopy® of volumes for backup, continuity, and application test
  • IBM FlashCopy will support 256 copies of source volumes on virtualized EBS storage
  • 255 consistency groups
  • Incremental copies
  • Cascaded copies
  • Thin provisioned copies in different pools
  • Simple "reverse" operation
  • Transparent cloud tiering snapshots to and from Amazon S3 cloud storage from IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS

High availability and remote mirroring capabilities

  • IBM Metro Mirror synchronous replication (300 km)
  • IBM Global Mirror asynchronous replication (80 ms round trip)
  • IBM Global Mirror with change volumes asynchronous replication (5 minutes to 24 hours depending on distance)
  • Native IP replication with network artificial intelligence and compression (1G/10G)

Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

IBM Spectrum Virtualize software V8.3.0 is capable as of June 7, 2019, when used in accordance with associated IBM documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it. A US Section 508 Accessibility Conformance Statement can be requested on the Product accessibility information website.



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Product positioning

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Clients today face a challenging business environment. There is a need to store more information to make their business more competitive and for IT to be responsive and support initiatives, all while controlling IT costs and limiting the amount of staff required to support IT. Clients also are embarking on the journey of IT transformation, transitioning from traditional data centers to using five or more private and public cloud providers in their business environments.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize systems deliver management of storage from entry and midrange up to enterprise storage systems, and enable hosts to attach through Fibre Channel (FC), FC over Ethernet (FCoE), iSCSI, or FC-NVMe. IBM Spectrum Virtualize is designed to be easy to use, enabling existing staff to start working with it rapidly. IBM Spectrum Virtualize uses virtualization, thin provisioning, and compression technologies to improve storage utilization and meet changing needs quickly and easily. In this way, IBM Spectrum Virtualize products are the ideal complement to server virtualization strategies.

In conjunction with IBM Spectrum Virtualize on premises, IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3.0 can enable clients to migrate data to and from supported public cloud providers, including IBM Cloud and AWS. Clients can create hybrid multicloud solutions for their traditional block data and workloads through the use of built-in IP replication capabilities. IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud is deployed on cloud IaaS from IBM Cloud or AWS, either on bare metal servers in IBM Cloud or on EC2 instances on AWS, and virtualizing AWS EBS storage. This ability enables clients to create clustered configurations just like on premises, while bringing the optimization and virtualization capabilities of IBM Spectrum Virtualize to public cloud infrastructures. These capabilities include most of the key features of IBM Spectrum Virtualize such as FlashCopy®, transparent cloud tiering , thin provisioning, Global Mirror, Metro Mirror, Global Mirror with change volumes, and Easy Tier® to public cloud IaaS.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize also enables migration of data from existing storage systems to new ones, simplifying implementation and minimizing disruption. These are offerings for customers with existing SAN, FCoE, or iSCSI networks who seek to reduce the complexities and costs of managing their storage.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize software delivers a cross-industry offering for customers who are dealing with levels of complexity and increasing storage requirements. It has been enhanced with flash optimizations to support workloads demanding low latencies. These customers are also focused on scaling capacity and performance (scale up and scale out), data efficiency capabilities (deduplication, compression, thin provisioning, and iSCSI Unmap), high availability functionalities (stretched cluster, HyperSwap®, and mirrored volumes), disaster recovery functions (Global and Metro Mirror), local copy services (FlashCopy), and performance features (flash drives and Easy Tier) at a reasonable cost.



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Availability of national languages

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Planned and supported geography translations will be available for download by June 7, 2019, at the following product websites:

Translation information, if available, can be found at the Translation Reports website.



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Program number

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Program number VRM Program name
5641-VC8 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller V8
5725-M19 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller V8 (for Passport Advantage)
5641-CP8 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller Compression Software V8
5725-H04 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller Real-time Compression Software V8 (for Passport Advantage)
5641-B08 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller Encryption Software V8
5725-Y35 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller Encryption Software V8 (for Passport Advantage)
5725-Z61 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize software only V8
5737-F08 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud
5639-CB8 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 Controller Software V8
5639-XB8 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 Expansion Software V8
5639-EB8 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 External Data Virtualization Software V8
5639-ET8 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software V8
5639-SV5 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 V8
5639-SV6 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 V8
5639-SV7 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 V8
5639-SV8 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for V5xx0 Expansion V8
5639-SV9 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 V8
5639-RB8 8.3.0 IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software V8
5639-FA2 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110 Controller V8
5639-FA3 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9150 Controller V8
5639-FA1 8.3.0 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9100 Expansions V8

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5641-VC8 5641-VCA 5641-VCB 5641-VCC 5641-VCD 5641-VCE

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller Compression Software V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5641-CP8 5641-CS1 5641-CS2 5641-CS3 5641-CS4 5641-CS5

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller Encryption Software V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5641-B08 5641-B02 5641-B03 5641-B04 5641-B05 5641-B06

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 Controller Software V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5639-CB8 5639-CBA 5639-CBF 5639-CBC 5639-CBG 5639-CBH
  5639-CBB   5639-CBD    
      5639-CBE    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 Expansion Software V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5639-XB8 5639-XBA 5639-XBF 5639-XBC 5639-XBG 5639-XBH
  5639-XBB   5639-XBD    
      5639-XBE    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 External Data Virtualization Software V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5639-EB8 5639-EBA 5639-EBF 5639-EBC 5639-EBG 5639-EBH
  5639-EBB   5639-EBD    
      5639-EBE    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5639-ET8 5639-ETA 5639-ETF 5639-ETC 5639-ETG 5639-ETH
  5639-ETB   5639-ETD    
      5639-ETE    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5639-SV5 5639-SVA 5639-SVF 5639-SVC 5639-SVG 5639-SVH
  5639-SVB   5639-SVD    
      5639-SVE    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5639-SV6 5639-SVJ 5639-SVP 5639-SVL 5639-SVQ 5639-SVR
  5639-SVK   5639-SVM    
      5639-SVN    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5639-SV7 5639-SVS 5639-SVX 5639-SVU 5639-SVY 5639-SVZ
  5639-SVT   5639-SVV    
      5639-SVW    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V50x0 Expansion V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5639-SV8 5639-SSJ 5639-SSP 5639-SSL 5639-SSQ 5639-SSR
  5639-SSK   5639-SSM    
      5639-SSN    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5639-SV9 5639-SAV 5639-SCV 5639-SDV 5639-SGV 5639-SHV
  5639-SBV   5639-SEV    
      5639-SFV    

IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software V8

Program number Maintenance 1 year PID number Maintenance 2 year PID number Maintenance 3 year PID number Maintenance 4 year PID number Maintenance 5 year PID number
5639-RB8 5639-RBA 5639-RBF 5639-RBC 5639-RBG 5639-RBH
  5639-RBB   5639-RBD    
      5639-RBE    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110 Controller V8

Program number Maintenance 1-year PID number Maintenance 2-year PID number Maintenance 3-year PID number Maintenance 4-year PID number Maintenance 5-year PID number
5639-FA2 5639-FAJ 5639-FAP 5639-FAL 5639-FAQ 5639-FAR
  5639-FAK   5639-FAM    
      5639-FAN    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9150 Controller V8

Program number Maintenance 1-year PID number Maintenance 2-year PID number Maintenance 3-year PID number Maintenance 4-year PID number Maintenance 5-year PID number
5639-FA3 5639-FAS 5639-FAX 5639-FAU 5639-FAY 5639-FAZ
  5639-FAT   5639-FAV    
      5639-FAW    

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9100 Expansions V8

Program number Maintenance 1-year PID number Maintenance 2-year PID number Maintenance 3-year PID number Maintenance 4-year PID number Maintenance 5-year PID number
5639-FA1 5639-FAA 5639-FAF 5639-FAC 5639-FAG 5639-FAH
  5639-FAB   5639-FAD    
      5639-FAE    

Software Maintenance renewals for Spectrum Virtualize for SVC Software, Spectrum Virtualize Software only, and Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud are managed in Passport Advantage.



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Business Partner information

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If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld® ID and password are required (use IBMid).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 219-166


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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 can be found on the IBM Training and Skills website.

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



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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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The following publications can be downloaded in PDF format from the websites below:

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ENUG Z125-5823
IBM Systems Safety Notices G229-9054

To download these free PDF format publications, go to the IBM Publications Center website.

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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 Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3 is supported on the following IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers: 2.4 GHz, Intel Xeon E5-2620, 12 Cores, and 64 GB RAM; Intel X540 / X540-T2: Intel X710 / X710-T4.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3 is supported on the following AWS EC2 Instances:

Model vCPU Memory (GiB) Instance Storage (GiB) Network Bandwidth (Gbps) EBS Bandwidth (Mbps)
c5.4xlarge 16 32 EBS-Only Up to 10 3,500
c5.9xlarge 36 72 EBS-Only 10 7,000
c5.18xlarge 72 144 EBS-Only 25 14,000

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software Only requires at least one pair of supported Intel Servers. Supported configurations of Lenovo and Supermicro servers can be found at the IBM Spectrum Virtualize software support website.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller V8 requires at least one pair of IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller (2145-SV1, 2145-DH8, or 2147- SV1) storage engines for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SAN Volume Controller Encryption Software V8 (5641-B08 and 5725-Y35) requires Encryption Enablement Feature ACE2 or ACE5.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 Controller Software (5639-CB8) requires at least one IBM Storwize V7000 control enclosure (2076-724, 2076-U7B, 2076-U7A, 2076-AF6, 2076-624, or 2076-524) for installation. 2076-724 and 2076-U7B requires version 8.2.0.2, or later.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 Expansion Software (5639-XB8) requires at least one IBM Storwize V7000 expansion enclosure (2076-A9F, 2076-92F, 2076-AFF, 2076-12F, or 2076-24F) for installation. The high-density enclosures (2076-A9F or 2076-92F) require four of the base software charge codes to support the number of disk slots in the system.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 External Data Virtualization Software (5639-EB8) requires at least one IBM Storwize V7000 enclosure (2076-724, 2076-AF6, 2076-624, or 2076-524) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 External Data Virtualization Software (5639-ET8) requires at least one IBM Storwize V5000 control enclosure (2077-AF4, 2077-424, 2077-AF3, 2077-312, 2077-324, 2078-AF4, 2078-424, 2078-AF3, 2078-312, or 2078-324) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5010 V8 (5639-SV5) requires at least one IBM Storwize V5010 control enclosure (2077-112, 2077-124, 2078-112, or 2078-124) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5020 V8 (5639-SV6) requires at least one IBM Storwize V5020 control enclosure (2077-212, 2077-224, 2078-212, or 2078-224) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5030 V8 (5639-SV7) requires at least one IBM Storwize V5030 control enclosure (2077-AF3, 2077-312, 2077-324, 2078-AF3, 2078-312, 2078-324, or 2078-U5A) for installation. The compression feature for V5030 requires the 64 GB cache feature (#ACHD) on models 312 and 324 for machine types 2077 and 2078.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 V8 (5639-SV9) requires at least one IBM Storwize V5100 control enclosure (2077-AF4, 2077-424, 2078-AF4, 2078-424, or 2078-U5B) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V50x0 Expansion V8 (5639-SV8) requires at least one IBM Storwize V50x0 expansion enclosure (2077-92F, 2077-12F, 2077-24F, 2077-AFF, 2077-A9F, 2078-92F, 2078-12F, 2078-24F, 2078-AFF, or 2078-A9F) for installation. The high-density enclosures (2077-92F, 2077-A9F, 2078-92F, or 2078-A9F) require four of the base software charge codes to support the number of disk slots in the system.

IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software V8 (5639-RB8) requires at least two IBM FlashSystem V9000 Control Enclosures (9846-AC3 or 9848-AC3) and at least one IBM FlashSystem V9000 Storage Enclosure (9846-AE3 or 9848-AE3).

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110 Controller (5639-FA2) requires at least one IBM FlashSystem 9110 control enclosure (9846-AF7, 9848-AF7, or 9848-UF7 ) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9150 Controller (5639-FA3) requires at least one IBM FlashSystem 9150 control enclosure (9846-AF8, 9848-AF8, or 9848-UF8) for installation.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9100 Expansions (5639-FA1) requires at least one IBM FlashSystem 9100 expansion enclosure (9846-AFF, 9846-A9F, 9848-AFF, or 9848-A9F) for installation. The high-density enclosures (9846-A9F and 9848-A9F) require four of the base software charge codes to support the number of drive slots in the system.

Current support summaries, including specific software, hardware, and firmware levels supported, are maintained at their respective support websites:

Software requirements

Installation of IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software V8.3 can be done directly from systems running IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software V8.2.1, or later.

For current hardware and software interoperability dependencies, and other product environment and configuration information, see the respective support website:

IBM includes one year of software maintenance with each program license acquired. The initial period of software maintenance can be extended by the purchase of the applicable two-, three-, four-, or five-year software maintenance registration program number and features.

Note: Only IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SVC, IBM Spectrum Virtualize software only, and IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud can be ordered through Passport Advantage. IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud is only offered as a monthly term license through Passport Advantage which includes subscription and support together with the software license.

When ordering using the program number with feature codes, software maintenance can be extended by selecting the applicable two-, three-, four-, or five-year software maintenance registration program number and features.

For the IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SVC software only, all software maintenance renewals will be managed and invoiced through Passport Advantage.

For IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud, all software maintenance renewals will be managed and invoiced through Passport Advantage. A license must be purchased before it can be deployed on either the IBM Cloud or Amazon AWS. The license can be used on either IBM Cloud or on AWS based on selecting the appropriate part numbers. The license is transferable between different supported public clouds.

See the Description section for new storage system and host environment support added by this release. For all current storage systems and host environments supported, go to the respective support website:

Compatibility

For further information about currently supported environments and operating guidelines, go to the respective support website:

Limitations

For the V5000 Gen2 family, V5010 and V5020 support data reduction pools but do not support compression or deduplication.

This program only operates on specified storage hardware as detailed in the Hardware requirements section.

For additional information, see the Usage restrictions section in the Terms and conditions section of this announcement, and the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement website.

Additional information on configuration limitations and configuration guidelines is further documented in the README file accompanying the IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software or in furnished publications for this product available at the IBM SVC, IBM Storwize V7000, IBM Storwize V5000, IBM FlashSystem V9000, and IBM FlashSystem 9100 support websites.

Encryption and other functions in this announcement may be subject to limitations and restrictions for supported configurations, environments, and use. See the IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.3 Configuration Limits and Restrictions document for details.

To view this document, access the IBM Systems Support website.

Select the applicable product (such as Storwize V5000) in the Product Finder menu.

Enter V8.3 Configuration Limits and Restrictions in the Search Support field and check the Search only... box.

For IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3.0, the following limitations exist for deployment in AWS:

  • Only two node configurations (clustering two EC2 instances) are supported.
  • The EC2 instances and EBS must be in the same available zone.
  • Only a single availability zone is supported at GA.
  • Single IO group support prevents nondisruptive Vdisk Move (NDVM) to be used.

The following features are not supported in version 8.3.0 of IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud, but may be supported in later versions:

  • Encryption
  • Stretch cluster and local HyperSwap
  • Real-time Compression
  • Data reduction pools with deduplication
  • Hot spare node (HSN)
  • IPv6 address as node IP

For IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud V8.3, the following limitations exist for deployment on the IBM Cloud:

  • The IO performance of IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud is limited by the number of Ethernet ports available on the bare metal servers in the IBM Cloud infrastructure. Each Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud node is limited to two 10 Gb Ethernet ports which are used for IO to and from hosts, IO to and from IBM Cloud block Storage, as well as for intra node communication.
  • In order to achieve better performance, IP addresses for IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud nodes and client nodes should be configured to use the same subnet.

The following features are not supported in version 8.3.0 of IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud, but may be supported in later versions:

  • Encryption
  • Transparent cloud tiering on IBM Cloud
  • Stretch cluster and local HyperSwap
  • Real-time Compression
  • Data reduction pools with deduplication
  • Hot spare node (HSN)
  • IPv6 address as node IP

For additional information, see the Usage restrictions section in the Terms and conditions section of this announcement, and to the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement website.

Additional information about configuration limitations and configuration guidelines is further documented in the README file accompanying the IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software or in furnished publications for this product available at the IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud support website.

Planning information

Client responsibilities

Planning for and provisioning of the required power and environmental support for an IBM Spectrum Virtualize family product, including its storage engines, is a client responsibility.

Planning considerations for IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software are listed in IBM Knowledge Center under the respective product.

Clients with a 5641-VC8 or 5641-CP8 license are responsible to combine the total terabytes managed for each function from individual SVC License Manager (cluster) reports to ensure they are within the enterprise license entitlement (within that country) for each function.

Clients with enclosure licenses for optional functions, such as Easy Tier and FlashCopy, are responsible to combine the total number of enclosures managed for each function to ensure they are within the enterprise license entitlement (within that country) for each function.

Clients with a 5641-Z61 license are responsible to combine the total terabytes managed for each function from individual SVC License Manager (cluster) reports to ensure they are within the enterprise license entitlement (within that country) for each function.

Packaging

This offering is available from IBM Marketplace. On IBM Marketplace, you can discover, try, and buy software, hardware, and services from IBM and third-party providers.

New order packaging

License information documents for IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software programs ship with the hardware on which these programs are preloaded.

The IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Support and Addendum for Support , Z125-6011, is shipped with each new Spectrum Virtualize Software order.

SVC

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SVC V8 (5641-VC8, 5641-CP8, and 5641-B08) is preinstalled on, and shipped with, the required IBM 2145 SVC Storage Engines.

After receipt of an order for IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for SVC 5641-VC8, the IBM Business Partner or customer will be required to register and accept Passport Advantage or Passport Express terms and conditions. Upon registration, the customer will be authorized for the electronic download of software code updates. The product includes the license and one year of support, with up to four additional years available for purchase with the product.

In addition to the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance, the following are shipped with each new IBM System Storage SVC order:

  • License Information for IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller V8, GI13-2841
  • IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller Read First file, GA32-0843

Storwize V7000

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000 V8.2 (5639-CB8, 5639-XB8, 5639-EB8) is preinstalled on, and shipped with, the required IBM 2076 Storwize V7000 disk systems.

In addition to the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance, the License Information for IBM Storwize V7000 V8, GI13-2841, is shipped with each new IBM Storwize V7000 Controller order.

Storwize V5000

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000 (5639-SV5, 5639-SV6, 5639-SV7, or 5639-SV8) is preinstalled on, and shipped with, the required IBM 2077 or 2078 IBM Storwize V5000 Disk Systems.

The paid invoice acts as Proof of Entitlement (PoE) for all orders of IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software V8. All associated media listed in the Publications section are also shipped with the new hardware order. One media set per IBM Spectrum Virtualize system will be shipped.

IBM FlashSystem V9000

IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software V8 (5639-RB8) is preinstalled on, and shipped with, the IBM 9846 and 9848 FlashSystem V9000 systems.

An IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software License CD is shipped with each new IBM FlashSystem V9000 order.

IBM FlashSystem 9100

IBM FlashSystem 9100 Software V8.2 (5639-FA1, 5639-FA2, and 5639-FA3) is preinstalled on, and shipped with, the IBM 9846 and 9848 FlashSystem 9100 systems.

In addition to the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance, the License Information is shipped with each new controller order.

The paid invoice acts as Proof of Entitlement (PoE) for all orders of IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software V8.2. All associated media listed in the Publications section are also shipped with the new hardware order. One media set per IBM Spectrum Virtualize system will be shipped.

Subsequent media orders

For additional available publications, see the Publications section.

For assistance in placing orders with or without media features, contact your IBM representative.

Publications are in English.

This program, when downloaded from a website, contains the applicable IBM license agreement and License Information, if appropriate, which will be presented for acceptance at the time of installation of the program. For future reference, the license and License Information will be stored in a directory such as LICENSE.TXT.

Direct client support

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.

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

Security, auditability, and control

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software can use an existing LDAP for authentication, for example interfacing with Microsoft™ Active Directory.

Use of supplementary antivirus software is recommended, but not required.

The client 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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Products announced as dual-pipe are available for ordering by program number and feature number or by part number. Products can be obtained by part number through Passport Advantage.

For more information, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.


Passport Advantage

Program name: IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud (5737-F08)

Program name/Description

Part number
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on IBM Cloud 1 Terabyte Monthly License Incremental Capacity D1VPCLL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on IBM Cloud10 Terabytes License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months D1VNILL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on IBM Cloud10 Terabytes Monthly Base License D1VNNLL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on IBM Cloud10 Terabytes Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal 12 Months E0NZQLL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on IBM Cloud 10 Terabytes SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months D1VNJLL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS 10 Terabytes License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months D22TPLL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS 10 Terabytes Monthly License D22STLL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS 10 Terabytes Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal 12 Months E0Q2CLL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS 10 Terabytes SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months D22TSLL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS 1 Terabyte License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months D22TVLL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS 1 Terabyte Monthly License D22SULL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS 1 Terabyte Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal 12 Months E0Q2FLL
IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on AWS 1 Terabyte SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months D22TWLL

To order a basic license, specify the program number and the one-time charge feature number in the quantity desired.

Program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SV9 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Base Software with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0001
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0002

This software license includes Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support.

Extending coverage for a total of three years or five years from the date of acquisition may be elected. Order the program number, feature number, and quantity to extend coverage for your software licenses. If maintenance has expired, specify the after license feature number.


Maintenance program number description

Maintenance program number

Description
5639-SAV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Registration and Renewal
5639-SBV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license
5639-SCV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration
5639-SDV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration
5639-SEV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal
5639-SFV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License
5639-SGV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration
5639-SHV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration

Software license includes 1 year Software Maintenance

Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SAV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0001
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0007
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0009
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0011
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0003
Maintenance program number Feature description No charge feature number
5639-SAV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year NC Registration, Per Storage Device 0002
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year NC Registration, Per Storage Device 0008
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year NC Registration, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year NC Registration, Per Storage Device 0010
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year NC Registration, Per Storage Device 0012
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year NC Registration, Per Storage Device 0004
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SBV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0001
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SCV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0007
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SDV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0007
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SEV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0007
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SFV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0007
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SGV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0001
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SHV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0001
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0002

Charge metric

The charge metrics for these licensed products can be found in the following License Information documents:

Program identifier License Information document title License Information document number
5641-VC8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5725-M19 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5641-CP8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5725-H04 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5641-B08 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5725-Y35 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5737-F08 IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLM2
5725-Z61 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software Only, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLUU
5639-CB8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLSA
5639-EB8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLSA
5639-XB8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLSA
5639-ET8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-SV5 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-SV6 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-SV7 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-SV8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-SV9 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-RB8 IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLR9
5639-FA2 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110, 9150 and 9100, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLPB
5639-FA3 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110, 9150 and 9100, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLPB
5639-FA1 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110, 9150 and 9100, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLPB

Select your language of choice and scroll down to the Charge Metrics section. Follow-on releases, if any, may have updated terms. See the License Information documents website for more information.



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Terms and conditions

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

Licensing

IBM International Program License Agreement including the License Information document and Proof of Entitlement (PoE) govern your use of the program. PoEs are required for all authorized use. Part number products only, offered outside of Passport Advantage, where applicable, are license only and do not include Software Maintenance.

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

Software Maintenance

The IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (Z125-6011) applies for Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) and does not require client signatures.

Licenses under the IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) provide for support with ongoing access to releases and versions of the program. IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) with the initial license acquisition of each program acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available. Two charges apply: a one-time license charge for use of the program and an annual renewable charge for the enhanced support that includes telephone assistance (voice support for defects during normal business hours), as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect.

License Information number

The following License Information documents apply to the offerings in this announcement:

Program identifier License Information document title License Information document number
5641-VC8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5725-M19 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5641-CP8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5725-H04 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5641-B08 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5725-Y35 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for San Volume Controller, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLXY
5737-F08 IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLM2
5725-Z61 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software Only, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLUU
5639-CB8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLSA
5639-EB8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLSA
5639-XB8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V7000, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLSA
5639-ET8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-SV5 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-SV6 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-SV7 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-SV8 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-SV9 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5000, V5100 & V5xx0, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLT6
5639-RB8 IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLR9
5639-FA2 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110, 9150 and 9100, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLPB
5639-FA3 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110, 9150 and 9100, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLPB
5639-FA1 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for FlashSystem 9110, 9150 and 9100, v8.3 GA L-SVGY-B9KLPB

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Follow-on releases, if any, may have updated terms. See the License Information documents website for more information.

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, see the IBM Support Guide.

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

Program support

Subscription and Support includes telephone assistance, as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect. You will be notified of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice.

Money-back guarantee

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 (1) for programs acquired under the IBM International Passport Advantage offering, this term applies only to your first acquisition of the program and (2) for programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) software offerings, this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by you.

Volume orders (IVO)

Yes. Contact your IBM representative.

Passport Advantage applies

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

Usage restrictions

Yes

This offering is subject to usage restrictions.

SVC standard software (5641-VC8)

This program (5641-VC8) is licensed on per-storage capacity unit (SCU) with cumulative license basis for SVC Base License and SVC Compression; licensed on a per-terabyte (with cumulative tiers) capacity basis for SVC FlashCopy and SVC Remote Mirror; and licensed on a per-storage device for SVC Encryption. (See the Ordering information section for information on charges for this program.) Users may only install this program on IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller 2145-DH8, 2145-CG8, or 2145-CF8, storage engines, or subsequent IBM replacements of these.

IBM SAN Volume Controller standard software and its associated features are licensed to the client (enterprise). Note that a client who has physical sites in multiple countries may consolidate their licenses only within each country. Check with your sales representative and review all necessary conditions prior to licensing.

A client's right to use the IBM FlashCopy for SAN Volume Controller and Metro/Global Mirror for SAN Volume Controller features of this program is also limited to the amount of authorizations obtained from IBM. The authorizations for FlashCopy and for Metro/Global Mirror cannot exceed the total capacity authorization for the amount of managed storage on all clusters. Use of FlashCopy features requires license authorizations for only the FlashCopy sources, not the targets.

Use of Metro/Global Mirror features requires license authorizations for both the Metro/Global Mirror source and target capacities in use.

Customers may use the encryption feature once they purchase feature ACE2 on the hardware, and the encryption PID (5641-B08 or 5725-Y35) software enablement offering. Only one encryption software product is required per SVC node, regardless of the capacity of the system. Every SVC node in an SVC cluster must have encryption enabled for it to function.

This program is only supported for use with host servers, storage sub-systems, and SAN configurations identified by IBM as being supported for attachment to the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller. This program is provided together with code provided under separate license agreements, including, but not limited to, open source license agreements.

See License Information document L-SVGY-B9KLXY for details. These restrictions are current as of the date of announcement. Follow-on releases, if any, may have updated terms. See the License Information documents website for any new or revised restrictions.

Storwize V7000

The following Program Unique Terms apply. This program is licensed for use with the IBM Storwize V7000 system with which the program was delivered, and only to manage the capacity specified in the proof of entitlement document for that license. A separate license is required for each IBM Storwize V7000 storage enclosure. The following paragraph titled "Disabling device" applies to the use of the IBM Storwize V7000 Software components. The term "Program" in these paragraphs shall mean the IBM Storwize V7000 Software components.

Disabling device: The Program may include a disabling device that will prevent certain features from being used. You will not tamper with such disabling device or otherwise change the Program.

Transferability: The Programs 5639-CB8 or 5639-XB7 are not transferable between IBM Storwize V7000 systems and are only to be used on the IBM Storwize V7000 system for which it was purchased. If the system is transferred to a new owner, the program license transfers with the system. However, Software Maintenance does not transfer, and a new maintenance agreement must be purchased by the new owner.

See License Information document L-SVGY-B9KLSA for details. These restrictions are current as of the date of announcement. Follow-on releases, if any, may have updated terms. See the License Information documents website for any new or revised restrictions.

Storwize V5000

The following Program Unique Terms apply. This program is licensed for use with the IBM Storwize V5000 with which the program was delivered and only to manage the capacity specified in the proof of entitlement document for that license. A separate license is required for each IBM Storwize V5000 storage enclosure. The following paragraph titled "Disabling device" applies to the use of the IBM Storwize V5000 Software components. The term "Program" in these paragraphs shall mean the IBM Storwize V5000 Software components.

Disabling device: The Program may include a disabling device that will prevent certain features from being used. You will not tamper with such disabling device or otherwise change the Program.

Transferability: The Programs 5639-SV5, 5639-SV6, 5639-SV7, or 5639-SV9 are not transferable between IBM Storwize V5000 systems and are only to be used on the IBM Storwize V5000 system for which it was purchased. If the system is transferred to a new owner, the program license transfers with the system. However, Software Maintenance does not transfer, and a new maintenance agreement must be purchased by the new owner.

See License Information document L-SVGY-B9KLT6 for details. These restrictions are current as of the date of announcement. Follow-on releases, if any, may have updated terms. See the License Information documents website for any new or revised restrictions.

FlashSystem V9000

The following Program Unique Terms apply. This program is licensed for use with the IBM FlashSystem V9000 system with which the program was delivered, and only to manage the capacity specified in the proof of entitlement document for that license. A separate license is required for each IBM FlashSystem V9000 storage enclosure. The following paragraph titled "Disabling device" applies to the use of the IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software components. The term "Program" in these paragraphs shall mean the IBM FlashSystem V9000 Software components.

For all externally virtualized storage (any storage not purchased as part of a V9000 system), SVC capacity based licensing applies.

Disabling device: The Program may include a disabling device that will prevent certain features from being used. You will not tamper with such disabling device or otherwise change the Program.

Transferability: The Program 5639-RB8 is not transferable between IBM FlashSystem V9000 systems and are only to be used on the IBM FlashSystem V9000 system for which it was purchased. If the system is transferred to a new owner, the program license transfers with the system. However, Software Maintenance does not transfer, and a new maintenance agreement must be purchased by the new owner.

See License Information document L-SVGY-B9KLR9 for details. These restrictions are current as of the date of announcement. Follow-on releases, if any, may have updated terms. See the License Information documents website for any new or revised restrictions.

FlashSystem 9100

The following Program Unique Terms apply. This program is licensed for use with the IBM FlashSystem 9100 system with which the program was delivered, and only to manage the capacity specified in the proof of entitlement document for that license. A separate license is required for each IBM FlashSystem 9100 storage enclosure. The following paragraph titled "Disabling device" applies to the use of the IBM FlashSystem 9100 Software components. The term "Program" in these paragraphs shall mean the IBM FlashSystem 9100 Software components.

For all externally virtualized storage (any storage not purchased as part of a 9100 system), SVC capacity based licensing applies.

For the utility models 9848-UF7 and 9848-UF8, external virtualization is not supported except for data migration onto the 9848-UF7 and 9848-UF8 within a 45 day window.

Disabling device: The Program may include a disabling device that will prevent certain features from being used. You will not tamper with such disabling device or otherwise change the Program.

Transferability: The Programs 5639-FA1, 5639-FA2, or 5639-FA3 are not transferable between IBM FlashSystem 9100 systems and are only to be used on the IBM FlashSystem 9100 system for which it was purchased. If the system is transferred to a new owner, the program license transfers with the system. However, Software Maintenance does not transfer, and a new maintenance agreement must be purchased by the new owner.

See License Information document L-SVGY-B9KLPB for details. These restrictions are current as of the date of announcement. Follow-on releases, if any, may have updated terms. See the License Information documents website for any new or revised restrictions.

Software Subscription and Support applies

Yes. Software Subscription and Support, also referred to as Software Maintenance, is now included in the Passport Advantage Agreement. Installation and technical support for the products announced in this announcement is provided by the Software Subscription and Support offering of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement. This fee service enhances client productivity by providing voice or electronic access into the IBM support organizations.

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

While your Software Subscription and Support is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions, and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance by telephone and, if available, electronic access, only to your information systems (IS) technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, every day of the year. For additional details, see the IBM Support Guide. Software Subscription and Support does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment, or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under this agreement.

For additional information about the Passport Advantage Agreement, go to the Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express website.

All distributed software licenses include Software Subscription and Support for a period of 12 months from the date of acquisition, providing a streamlined way to acquire IBM software and assure technical support coverage for all licenses. Extending coverage for a total of three years from date of acquisition, may be elected.

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

Yes. A 15% education allowance applies to qualified education institution clients.



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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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Business Partner information

If you are an IBM Business Partner 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.


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.

For all local charges, contact your IBM representative or your authorized IBM Business Partner.

Program name: IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100

Program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SV9 IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Base Software with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0001
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression with 1 Year SW maintenance, Per Storage Device 0002


Software Maintenance

Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SAV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0001
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0007
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0009
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0011
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0003
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SBV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0001
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 1 Year After license, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SCV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0007
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 2 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SDV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0007
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SEV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0007
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year Renewal, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SFV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0007
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 3 Year After License, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SGV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0001
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 4 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0002
Maintenance program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SHV IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0001
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Full Bundle Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0004
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Easy Tier Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0003
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Flash Copy Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0005
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Remote Mirror Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0006
  IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software for Storwize V5100 Compression Software Maintenance Basic 5 Year Registration, Per Storage Device 0002

IBM Global Financing

IBM Global Financing offers competitive financing to credit-qualified clients 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 client 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 clients. Rates are based on a client'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.

Financing from IBM Global Financing helps you preserve cash and credit lines, enables more technology acquisition within current budget limits, can help accelerate implementation of economically attractive new technologies, offers payment and term flexibility, and can help match project costs to projected benefits. Financing is available worldwide for credit-qualified clients.



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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.


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This product is available under Channel Value Rewards (CVR), either directly from IBM or through authorized Business Partners who invest in skills and high-value solutions. IBM clients may benefit from the industry-specific or horizontal solutions, skills, and expertise provided by these Business Partners.

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

For questions regarding CVR, see the IBM Channel Value Rewards website.

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