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IBM Security zSecure V1.13.1 products and solutions enhance mainframe security intelligence, compliance, administration and integration

IBM United States Software Announcement 212-337
October 3, 2012

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IBM® Security zSecure™ suite V1.13.1 can help you enhance the security of mainframe systems and delivers:

IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions have also been updated to V1.13.1.

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

Reference: ME001



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IBM Security zSecure suite consists of multiple individual products designed to help you administer your mainframe security server, monitor for threats, enforce policy compliance, audit usage and configurations, and assist in compliance management and audit reporting.

IBM Security zSecure Admin, IBM Security zSecure Visual, and IBM Security zSecure CICS Toolkit provide administrative, provisioning, and management components that can significantly reduce administration time, effort, and costs, and help improve productivity and response time, as well as help reduce training time for new administrators.

IBM Security zSecure Audit, IBM Security zSecure Alert, and IBM Security zSecure Command Verifier provide security policy enforcement, audit, monitoring, and compliance management capability. These offerings help ease the burden of compliance audits, can improve security and incident handling, and can increase overall operational effectiveness.

Additional offerings include IBM Security zSecure Manager for RACF z/VM® .

What is new

IBM Security zSecure suite V1.13.1 enhances the security intelligence of mainframes by integrating with QRadar SIEM and extends integration with IBM DB2 for compliance reporting and support of best security practices. It improves usability and cost effectiveness of mainframe security administration including extended cleanup capabilities.

IBM Security zSecure suite V1.13.1 delivers:

IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions are now at V1.13.1. Refer to the Description section for more information.



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



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Planned availability date
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October 26, 2012



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The IBM Security zSecure suite provides a user-friendly interface for RACF , with extensive auditing and monitoring capabilities for the enterprise security hub. It can result in more efficient and effective administration and compliance to defined security policies.

Helps free administrators to focus on security

While preventing security breaches is paramount, administrators are frequently bogged down with tedious, time-consuming, day-to-day tasks that divert their attention from security issues. The IBM Security zSecure suite offers a range of products designed to help reduce administration time, and enable valuable mainframe resources to focus on improving security quality.

IBM Security zSecure Admin is a leading security software program that enables efficient and effective IBM RACF administration, typically using significantly less resources. By putting a user-friendly layer over your RACF databases, you can quickly enter and process administrative commands, generate custom reports, and clean up databases. By implementing a repeatable process for security management, IBM Security Secure Admin can help you reduce errors and improve the overall quality of services.

RACF administrators can create a mirrored offline copy of the RACF database that can be used to check and verify configuration changes, without affecting the production database. This ability to test changes and review the results before implementing them can reduce the risks of introducing errors into the production database, through human error, and possible outages of security.

RACF database cleanup function addresses the problem of obsolete authorizations, for example, by removing authorizations that have not been used for a year, which is an administrative issue that is increasingly unacceptable from a compliance, governance, and risk perspective. This pertains to unused permits (user and group authorizations) as well as unused connects (group membership). At the same time, if the authorizations are obsolete, it is likely that the corresponding resources are equally obsolete and should also be cleaned up. Obsolete resources on the system represent a security risk because they could be reused for another purpose, and inappropriate access might be granted by virtue of the obsolete authorizations lingering in the security database.

Removal of unused profiles is also possible but requires a manual review step since there exists reasons for the existence for a profile that the program cannot know. The RACF cleanup function can be used to reduce the overhead of the processing around yearly authorization reviews demanded by some regulations.

IBM Security zSecure Visual can reduce the need for expensive, RACF-trained expertise through a Microsoft Windows-based GUI for RACF administration. With the ability to establish a secure connection directly with RACF , Security Secure Visual is ideal for decentralizing RACF administration or enabling central security administration from outside Interactive System Productivity Facility/Time Sharing Option (ISPF/TSO).

Tracks security events and helps prevent exposures to compliance requirements

Over the past decade, the number of requirements organizations must comply with has increased dramatically. Keeping up with the demands for audit and controls documentation, while also trying to prevent security breaches, can be overwhelming. Security zSecure suite delivers auditing, monitoring, and compliance management solutions designed to help reduce security exposures.

IBM Security zSecure CICS Toolkit adds mainframe administration capabilities to the CICS environment, such as password resets and authorization management. Its easy-to-use menu enables users to stay within the CICS application, to issue security commands to the mainframe, rather than forcing them into another environment. Your field administrators can quickly issue commands through a user-friendly menu for functions such as password resets for failed user logins and user additions.

If you have an application on your web server that communicates with CICS on your mainframe, your CICS application can use the advanced COBOL API capabilities in Security zSecure CICS Toolkit to execute select RACF security functions. Such functions could be verification of a user ID and password entered on the web interface against the RACF database or retrieval of information about a user ID and its privileges from the RACF database that gets passed on to the web application.

You can easily customize Security zSecure CICS Toolkit screens by using the API, which can be contacted by any CICS program with a standard CICS command area. Use the API to tailor the look of your screens to the requirements of a specific installation and show as little or as much as you want to your decentralized administrators. The API facilitates access checks of more than 2,000 resources, enabling you to easily replace an application's internal security with RACF security and helping to significantly improve the application's performance. Security zSecure CICS Toolkit API can centralize - in the RACF database - the security management of (homegrown) applications built for CICS .

IBM Security zSecure Audit delivers a mainframe compliance management and audit solution that enables you to quickly analyze and report on mainframe events, and automatically detect security exposures through extensive status auditing. zSecure Audit provides extended and independent monitoring to track and assess the consistency of security relevant changes to z/OS® across systems and the compliance of those changes in comparison to a best practice knowledge base.

Unlike offerings that only report on a copy of a database, Security zSecure Audit allows you to access live security data on mainframes running IBM z/OS with RACF , ACF2, or Top Secret helping deliver audit accuracy. Analyzing the active z/OS system control blocks can help you quickly identify possible issues that could have a negative effect on the stability of security.

After auditing and analyzing the z/OS operating system, Security zSecure Audit prioritizes and highlights security concerns. It provides displays to view definitions, tables, exits, and other vital z/OS information and identifies problems or potential problems. Issues are ranked by audit priority, with a number indicating the relative impact of a problem.

Security zSecure Audit can also provide extensive audit and analysis capabilities beyond z/OS systems, including the ability to audit UNIX™ security definitions on the mainframe and automatically find problems within the security definitions in the UNIX subsystem. In addition, Security zSecure Audit provides audit support for Linux™ on System z® , IBM DB2 security events, IBM CICS and IBM IMS™ security audit events, and audit security events from IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager, IBM WebSphere® Application Server, IBM Tivoli® OMEGAMON® XE on z/OS , Hierarchical Storage Manager, IBM Communication Server network configuration for TCP/IP, and partition dataset extended (PDSE) member level auditing.

Extended monitoring and alerting of security events from IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager, IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE on z/OS (V4.1 and V4.2), IBM DFSMS Removable Media Manager (DFSMSrmm), and IBM WebSphere Application Server assist in providing an improved view of the over all security within the mainframe environment. The technology lets you create standard and customized reports that can be generated in Extensible Markup Language (XML) format and used in databases and reporting tools.

Security zSecure Audit also lets you send Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) messages to an enterprise management console for policy exceptions or violations that can indicate a security breach or weakness. This capability is provided for RACF , CA Top Secret, and CA ACF2 environments.

IBM Security zSecure Alert offers a real-time mainframe threat monitoring solution that allows you to monitor intruders and identify misconfigurations that could hamper your compliance efforts. It goes beyond conventional intrusion detection solutions to support intrusion prevention by taking countermeasures via automatically generated commands.

In addition, Security zSecure Alert enables you to quickly determine unauthorized logons and attempts, user behavior that violates security policy, and when your core systems may be at risk. With this information readily in hand, you can help identify misconfigurations before they can be exploited. This capability is provided for RACF and CA ACF2 environments.

IBM Security zSecure Command Verifier is a robust policy enforcement solution that can help enforce mainframe compliance to company policies by preventing erroneous commands. As a result, it helps increase control and decrease security risks and cleanup costs. Running in the background, Security zSecure Command Verifier verifies RACF commands against your company's policies and procedures. When commands are entered, it verifies whether the commands comply with security policies -- and blocks or, optionally, adjusts the ones that do not comply.

IBM Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager Enabler for z/OS provides a link from zSecure Audit to the Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager tool, so that the mainframe audit information is included in the enterprise dashboard view.

Security zSecure suite includes support for new RACF capabilities. Security zSecure Admin, Audit, and Command Verifier support administration of, reporting on, and use of RACF commands and keywords.

Bringing it all together

IBM Security zSecure suite is a valuable part of managing mainframe security as a process that helps meet the needs of auditors and the business itself. These offerings are the result of a long-term commitment to innovation on the mainframe and to enabling you to improve and simplify mainframe security audit and administration. Through a broad range of offerings, Security zSecure suite helps you address your key mainframe challenges, such as:

Additional offerings:

IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions

IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions have also been updated to V1.13.1.

IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Audit, and Administration V1.13.1 solutions provide enhanced enterprise security management and can improve audit reporting and compliance management. These solutions help reduce administration time and costs, detect threats to reduce risks, and streamline auditing to demonstrate compliance. The three solutions and their components are:

Refer to the Reference information section for additional information on the IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions announcement.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

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

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

Value Unit-based pricing

Value Unit pricing for eligible IBM System z IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) programs enables a lower cost of incremental growth and enterprise aggregation. Each System z IPLA product with Value Unit pricing has a single price per Value Unit and a conversion matrix, called Value Unit Exhibit, for converting from some designated measurement to Value Units. Most commonly, Millions of Service Units (MSUs) is the measurement designated by IBM to be converted to Value Units. Some other measurements are engines or messages. Since MSUs are the most common measurement, that measurement will be used for the remainder of this description.

Value Unit pricing offers price benefits for you. For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity . Each of the various Value Unit Exhibits stipulate that the larger your required license capacity, the fewer Value Units per MSU you will need. Value Unit Exhibits are uniquely identified by a three digit code and referred to using the nomenclature VUExxx, where xxx is the three digit code.

Subsequent acquisitions of Value Unit priced programs offer additional price benefits. The quantity of each System z IPLA program that you have acquired is referred to as entitled license capacity . If you wish to grow your entitled license capacity for a System z IPLA program, the calculation to determine additional needed Value Units is based upon the number of Value Units already acquired.

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, you should:

To simplify conversion from the designated measurement to Value Units or vice-versa, use the Value Unit Converter Tool. For additional information or to obtain a copy of the Value Unit Converter Tool, visit the Value Unit Converter Tool website

http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice/vuctool

Note that Value Units of a given product cannot be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with Value Units of another product.

To determine the required license capacity for the System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Terms and conditions section.

Business Partner information

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 IBM ID).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=212-337


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IBM Security zSecure suite with IBM Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager

Security zSecure suite leverages the capabilities of Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager to enable inclusion of mainframe reporting on RACF , IBM CICS , IBM DB2 , CA ACF2, and CA Top Secret into Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager enterprise-wide compliance dashboard and reporting, so that users can view the status of their enterprise security hub along with the rest of their environment. For more details about Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager, refer to Software Announcement 210-068, dated February 23, 2010 .

IBM Security zSecure Alert with IBM Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager

Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager and Security zSecure Alert are companion products that can deliver a comprehensive view of the mainframe threats and incidents. Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager manages security operations effectively and efficiently with centralized security event correlation, prioritization, investigation and respose.

IBM Security zSecure with RACF

Your investment in RACF may be enhanced with the addition of Security zSecure suite, which provides integrated security audit and compliance management and administration for z/OS and RACF .

Mainframe auditing - For data center auditors, security managers, system programmers, and IT managers who need to monitor mainframe events and incidents, help reduce security vulnerability, and help enforce security policy compliance and generate audit reports, Security zSecure suite offers a mainframe audit solution that provides analysis and reporting of mainframe events and automated detection of exposures through extensive status auditing.

Mainframe security administration - For RACF administrators and IT managers who need to simplify and automate routine administrative tasks, and decentralize administration control, Security zSecure suite offers a mainframe administration suite that enables efficient and effective RACF administration typically using less resources and providing richer functionality, and helping address compliance initiatives. And by implementing a repeatable process for security management, Security zSecure suite can help you reduce errors and improve the overall quality of services.



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Refer to Software Announcement 212-176, dated May 29, 2012 .



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IBM Security zSecure suite V1.13.1

 
Program
number      VRM       Name

5655-T01    1.13.1    IBM Security zSecure Admin
5655-T02    1.13.1    IBM Security zSecure Audit
5655-T05    1.13.1    IBM Security zSecure CICS Toolkit
5655-T07    1.13.1    IBM Security zSecure Command Verifier
5655-T09    1.13.1    IBM Security zSecure Visual
5655-T11    1.13.1    IBM Security zSecure Alert
5655-T15    1.13.1    IBM Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager Enabler
                      for z/OS

IBM Security Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions

 
Program
number        VRM     name

5655-SE1      1.13.1  IBM Security zSecure Administration
5655-SE2      1.13.1  IBM Security zSecure Compliance and Auditing
5655-SE3      1.13.1  IBM Security zSecure Compliance
                             and Administration

Product identification number

IBM Security zSeure suite V1.13.1

 
                     Subscription and
Program PID number   Support PID number

5655-T01             5655-T03
5655-T02             5655-T04
5655-T05             5655-T06
5655-T07             5655-T08
5655-T09             5655-T10
5655-T11             5655-T12
5655-T15             5655-T16
 

IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions

 
                     Subscription and
Program PID number   Support PID number

5655-SE1             5655-SE4
5655-SE2             5655-SE5
5655-SE3             5655-SE6


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Comprehensive education for IBM products is offered through Worldwide Education Delivery Services. A wide range of training options are available, including classes led by instructors, learning on demand, on-site training, and blended learning solutions.

For additional information, visit

http://www-306.ibm.com/software/education/


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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi


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No hardcopy publications are shipped with these products.

Unlicensed publications

Unlicensed publications are available on the Security zSecure Documentation CD provided with the products, with the exception of the Security zSecure Quick Reference and the Security zSecure Release Information. These publications are available only from the Security zSecure Information Center website at general availability.

Table 1 lists the unlicensed Security zSecure suite V1.13.1 publications, which are available in English. These publications can be viewed and downloaded from the Security zSecure Information Center website at general availability.

National language unlicensed publications will be available from the Security zSecure Information Center website 30 days after general availability.

Security zSecure Information Center website

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v2r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.zsecure .doc_1.13.1/welcome.html

Table 1: English unlicensed publications

Title                                                Order number

IBM Security zSecure
      Audit for ACF2 Getting Started                 GI13-2310-00
      Admin and Audit for RACF Getting Started       GI13-2309-00
      Alert User Reference Manual                    SC22-5467-00
      Visual Client Manual                           SC22-5470-00
      CICS Toolkit User Guide                        SC22-5472-00
      Command Verifier User Guide                    SC22-5471-00
      CARLa-Driven Components Installation and       SC22-5463-00
        Deployment Guide
      Messages Guide                                 SC22-5468-00
      Quick Reference                                SC22-5469-00

Licensed publications

Table 2 lists the Security zSecure suite V1.13.1 licensed publications, which are available in English. These publications are only available to licensed users and are included on the Security zSecure Documentation CD provided with your product order.

To obtain an electronic copy of a licensed publication, send an email requesting the publication to tivzos@us.ibm.com. Include your IBM customer number, form number for each publication, and contact information. You will be contacted with further instructions for fulfilling your order.

For an additional charge, you can order a manufactured documentation CD from the IBM Publications Center. For ordering instructions, go to the Security zSecure Information Center website at

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v2r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.zsecure .doc_1.13.1/welcome.html

Click the link entitled Obtaining a licensed publication.

National language versions of the licensed documentation are available on an updated version of the Security zSecure Documentation CD after general availability.

Table 2: English Licensed publications

Title                                            Order number

IBM Security zSecure
  Admin and Audit for RACF User Reference Manual LC22-5464-00
  Audit for ACF2 User Reference Manual           LC22-5465-00
  Audit for Top Secret User Reference Manual     LC22-5466-00
 
IBM Security zSecure Suite Documentation CD      LCD7-1387-12

The publications for the components in each of the IBM Security Compliance, Auditing, and Administration V1.13.1 solutions are shown below. They are available and can be ordered now.

Table 1 lists the unlicensed publications. Table 2 lists the licensed publications. Both types of publications are available in English.

Unlicensed publications

Unlicensed publications are available on the IBM Security zSecure Suite documentation CD provided with each of the products.

Unlicensed publications can be viewed and downloaded from the following IBM Security zSecure Information Center website.

Security zSecure Information Center website

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v2r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.zsecure .doc_1.13.1/welcome.html

Table 1: IBM Security zSecure Compliance and Administration English unlicensed publications

Title                                            Order number

Command Verifier User's Guide                    SC22-5471-00
Admin and Audit for RACF Getting Started         GI13-2309-00
CARLa-Driven Components Installation             SC22-5463-00
  and Deployment Guide
Audit for ACF2 Getting Started                   GI13-2310-00
Quick Reference                                  SC22-5469-00
Alert Users Reference Manual                     SC22-5467-00
Messages Guide                                   SC22-5468-00
Visual Client Manual                             SC22-5470-00

Table 1: IBM Security zSecure Administration English unlicensed publications

Title                                            Order number

Admin and Audit for RACF Getting Started         GI13-2309-00
CARLa-Driven Components Installation             SC22-5463-00
  and Deployment Guide
Quick Reference                                  SC22-5469-00
Messages Guide                                   SC22-5468-00
Visual Client Manual                             SC22-5470-00

Table 1: IBM Security zSecure Compliance and Auditing English unlicensed publications

Title                                            Order number

Command Verifier User's Guide                    SC22-5471-00
Admin and Audit for RACF Getting Started         GI13-2309-00
CARLa-Driven Components Installation             SC22-5463-00
  and Deployment Guide
Audit for ACF2 Getting Started                   GI13-2310-00
Quick Reference                                  SC22-5469-00
Alert User Reference Manual                      SC22-5467-00
Messages Guide                                   SC22-5468-00

Licensed publications

Table 2 lists the licensed publications which are available in English. These publications are only available to licensed users and are included on the IBM Security zSecure suite documentation CD provided with each of the products.

To obtain PDF or printed copies of licensed publications, send an email requesting the publication to:

You will be contacted for further instructions for fulfilling your order.

Table 2: IBM Security zSecure Compliance and Administration English licensed publications

Title                                              Order number

Admin and Audit for RACF User Reference Manual     LC22-5464-00
Audit for ACF2 User Reference Manual               LC22-5465-00
Audit for Top Secret User Reference Manual         LC22-5466-00

Table 2: IBM Security zSecure Administration English licensed publications

Title                                             Order number
 
Admin and Audit for RACF User Reference Manual    LC22-5464-00
 

Table 2: IBM Security zSecure Compliance and Auditing English licensed publications

Title                                             Order number

Admin and Audit for RACF User Reference Manual    LC22-5464-00
Audit for ACF2 User Reference Manual              LC22-5465-00
Audit for Top Secret User Reference Manual        LC22-5466-00

The IBM Publications Center

http://www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. Payment options for orders are via credit card (in the U.S.) or customer number for 20 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries, free of charge.



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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Minimum and recommended processor, disk space, and memory requirements for IBM Security zSecure suite V1.13.1 and IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions V1.13.1:

               Minimum    Recommended

Processor      Z800       IBM System z9® or z10™ Enterprise Class (EC)
                          or z9® or z10 Business Class (BC)
 
Disk space     300 MB     450 MB
 
Memory           1 GB       2 GB
Software requirements

IBM Security zSecure suite V1.13.1 and IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions V1.13.1 are supported in the following environments:

Security zSecure products, that include features for CA ACF2 and CA Top Secret, support CA ACF2 R14 and R15 and CA Top Secret R14 and R15.

The program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the program, if available, such as a readme file, or other information published by IBM , such as an announcement letter. Documentation and other program content may be supplied only in the English language.

Planning information

Packaging

IBM Security zSecure suite products and IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions are distributed with:

Security, auditability, and control

IBM Security zSecure suite V1.13.1 and IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing and Administration V1.13.1 use the security and auditability features of the operating system software. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.



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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 or to contact a Software Services sales specialist, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/sw-services/


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Licensing metric definitions

Millions of Service Units (MSUs)

An MSU is defined as millions of Central Processing Unit (CPU) service units per hour; the measure of capacity used to describe the computing power of the hardware processors on which S/390® or System z software runs. Processor MSU values are determined by the hardware vendor, IBM , or Software Compatible Vendors (SCVs).

For more detailed information about System z software pricing, visit

https://www-03.ibm.com/systems/z/resources/swprice/zipla/index.html

Value Units

A Value Unit is the metric by which this software's license entitlements are obtained. Value Unit entitlements are based on the quantity of a specific designated measurement, for example MSUs, users, engines, tape drives, and so on for the given software. The appropriate number of entitlements must be obtained for the appropriate number of Value Units required for your environment as defined by the specific software terms. The Value Unit entitlements are specific to the software and may not be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with Value Unit entitlements of another software program.

System z software pricing examples (MSU based)

The following pricing example should be used to determine required license entitlements for the following software products for System z .

Consider a System z server with 1,000 MSUs

All products for this example employ Value Unit slope Value Unit Exhibit 020 (VUE020). Translation from MSUs to Value Units:

VUE020

           MSUs          Value Units/MSU
 
Base       1-3           1.00
Tier A     4-45           .15
Tier B     46-175         .08
Tier C     176-315        .04
Tier D     316+           .03

If the customer has installed 1,000 MSUs, the applicable number of Value Units will be:

                 Value
Level    MSUs    Units/MSU   Value Units
 
Base       3     1.00         3.00
Tier A    42     0.15         6.30
Tier B   130     0.08        10.40
Tier C   140     0.04         5.60
Tier D   685     0.03        20.55
 
Total  1,000                 45.85

When calculating the total number of Value Units, the sum is rounded up to the next integer. In this example, the customer will need to license 46 Value Units.

Note: IBM RACF for z/OS (a separate IBM MLC offering) or a comparable competitive offering (CA ACF2 or CA Top Secret) is a prerequisite for IBM Security zSecure suite. For more information on RACF , refer to

http://www.ibm.com/racf

Scenario 1 - MSU-based pricing

Transaction 1

Enterprise ABC initially wants to work with the following system configuration.

On one System z server with 1,000 MSUs and they want to run IBM Security zSecure Audit and IBM Security zSecure Alert. The same MSU to Value Unit conversion calculation applies to both Security zSecure Audit and Security zSecure Alert components:

                 Value
Level    MSUs    Units/MSU   Value Units
 
Base       3     1.00         3.00
Tier A    42     0.15         6.30
Tier B   130     0.08        10.40
Tier C   140     0.04         5.60
Tier D   685     0.03        20.55
 
Total  1,000                 45.85

The customer must purchase 46 Value Units for Security zSecure Audit and 46 Value Units for Security zSecure Alert.

Transaction 2

After the initial purchase, enterprise ABC wants to expand their use of IBM Security zSecure suite to include IBM Security zSecure Command Verifier, IBM Security zSecure Admin, and IBM Security zSecure Visual, along with IBM Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager Enabler for z/OS . Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager Enabler for z/OS can be ordered with Security zSecure suite at no charge. In addition, entitlements for IBM Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager and z/OS event sources must be purchased through distributed pricing structures. For more details about Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager and its related pricing examples, refer to Software Announcement 210-068, dated February 23, 2010 .

The same calculation to convert MSUs to Value Units applies to each of above mentioned components: Security zSecure Command Verifier, Security zSecure Admin, Security zSecure Visual, and Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager Enabler for z/OS .

                 Value
Level    MSUs    Units/MSU   Value Units
 
Base       3     1.00         3.00
Tier A    42     0.15         6.30
Tier B   130     0.08        10.40
Tier C   140     0.04         5.60
Tier D   685     0.03        20.55
 
Total  1,000                 45.85

The customer must purchase 46 Value Units for each of Command Verifier, Admin, Visual, and Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager Enabler for z/OS . ( Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager Enabler for z/OS is no charge, but the customer must purchase at $0 price and hold entitlements.)

IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions

For pricing examples for IBM Security zSecure Compliance, Auditing, and Administration solutions refer to the Reference information section.



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The programs in this announcement all have Value Unit-based pricing.

Program
number     Program name                               Value Unit exhibit

5655-T01   IBM  Security zSecure Admin                VUE020
5655-T02   IBM  Security zSecure Audit                VUE020
5655-T05   IBM  Security zSecure CICS Toolkit         VUE020
5655-T07   IBM  Security zSecure Command Verifier     VUE020
5655-T09   IBM  Security zSecure Visual               VUE020
5655-T11   IBM  Security zSecure Alert                VUE020
5655-T15   IBM  Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager     VUE020
               Enabler for z/OS
 
5655-SE1    IBM Security zSecure Administration       VUE020
5655-SE2    IBM Security zSecure Compliance           VUE020
              and Auditing
5655-SE3    IBM Security zSecure Compliance           VUE020
              and Administration

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity . Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

Value Unit exhibit VUE020

 
                         Value
Level    Minimum Maximum Units/MSU
 
Base       1       3     1
Tier A     4      45     0.15
Tier B    46     175     0.08
Tier C   176     315     0.04
Tier D   316       +     0.03

Value Units for mainframes without MSU ratings:

 
               Value
HW             Units/machine
 
MP3000 H30     3
MP3000 H50     4
MP3000 H70     6
ESL Models     1

Ordering z/OS through the Internet

ShopzSeries provides an easy way to plan and order your z/OS ServerPac or CBPDO. It will analyze your current installation, determine the correct product migration, and present your new configuration based on z/OS . Additional products can also be added to your order (including determination of whether all product requisites are satisfied). ShopzSeries is available in the US and several countries in Europe. In countries where ShopzSeries is not available yet, contact your IBM representative (or IBM Business Partner) to handle your order via the traditional IBM ordering process. For more details and availability, visit the ShopzSeries website at

http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/ShopzSeries/ShopzSeries.jsp

Current licensees

New licensees

Orders for new licenses will be accepted now.

Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.

Basic license

This table should be used for all Security zSecure PIDs.

VUE020    MSUs             Value Units/MSU

Base        1-3            1.00
Tier A      4-45           0.15
Tier B     46-175          0.08
Tier C    176-315          0.04
Tier D    316+             0.03

To order, specify the program product number and the appropriate license or charge option. Also, specify the desired distribution medium. To suppress shipment of media, select the license-only option in CFSW.

Ordering information for Value Unit pricing - 5655-T01

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Admin V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T01
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric

S01471B      zSecure Admin                  Basic OTC, per Value Unit
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium

S0166BV                Multilingual               3590 tape cartridge 
 Subscription and Support PID:  5655-T03
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric

S01471M      zSecure Admin S&S       Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
                                     per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium

S015T26                Multilingual              Hardcopy publication

 

Ordering information for On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD)

IBM Security zSecure Admin is eligible for On/Off CoD with a temporary use charge calculated based on MSUs per-day usage.

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Admin V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T01
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier      Description          Pricing metric

S01471B         zSecure Admin        Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC

Ordering information for Value Unit pricing - 5655-T02

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Audit V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T02
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric

S01471C      RACF                           Basic OTC, per Value Unit
S01471D      ACF2                           Basic OTC, per Value Unit
S01471F      Top Secret                     Basic OTC, per Value Unit
  
Orderable supply ID    Language/Description       Distribution medium

S0166BZ                Multilingual RACF          3590 tape cartridge
S0166BX                Multilingual ACF2
S0166BW                Multilingual Top Secret
 Subscription and Support PID:  5655-T04
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric

S01471N      RACF S&S                Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
                                     per MSU SW S&S registration
 
S01471P      ACF2 S&S                Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
                                     per MSU SW S&S registration
 
S01471R      Top Secret S&S          Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
                                     per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable supply ID    Language/Description      Distribution medium

S015TT2                Multilingual RACF         Hardcopy publication
S015TT3                Multilingual ACF2
S015TT4                Multilingual Top Secret

 

Ordering information for On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD)

IBM Security zSecure Audit is eligible for On/Off CoD with a temporary use charge calculated based on MSUs per-day usage.

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Audit V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T02
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier      Description          Pricing metric
-
S01471C         RACF                 Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
S01471D         ACF2                 Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
S01471F         Top Secret           Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC

Ordering information for Value Unit pricing - 5655-T05

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure CICS Toolkit V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T05
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric

S01471S      zSecure CICS Toolkit           Basic OTC, per Value Unit
  
Orderable supply ID    Language/Description       Distribution medium

S0166C0                Multilingual               3590 tape cartridge 
Subscription and Support PID:  5655-T06
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric

S01472T      zSecure CICS Toolkit    Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             S&S                     no charge, decline SW S&S
                                     per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable supply ID    Language/Description      Distribution medium
-
S015TP6                 Multilingual             Hardcopy publication

Ordering information for On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off COD)

IBM Security zSecure Audit is eligible for On/Off CoD with a temporary use charge calculated based on MSUs per-day usage.

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure CICS Toolkit V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T05
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier      Description          Pricing metric

S01471S         zSecure CICS         Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
                Toolkit

Ordering information for Value Unit pricing - 5655-T07

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Command Verifier V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T07
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric

S01471T      zSecure Command Verifier       Basic OTC, per Value Unit
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium

S0166C1               Multilingual                3590 tape cartridge 
Subscription and Support PID:  5655-T08
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric

S01471V      zSecure Command         Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             Verifier S&S            no charge, decline SW S&S
                                     per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium

S015TPD                Multilingual              Hardcopy publication

Ordering information for On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD)

IBM Security zSecure Command Verifier is eligible for On/Off CoD with a temporary use charge calculated based on MSUs per-day usage.

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Command Verifier V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T07
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier      Description          Pricing metric

S01471T         zSecure Command      Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
                Verifier

Ordering information for Value Unit pricing - 5655-T09

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Visual V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T09
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric
-
S01471X      zSecure Visual                 Basic OTC, per Value Unit
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium

S0166C2                Multilingual               3590 tape cartridge
Subscription and Support PID:  5655-T10
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric

S014721      zSecure Visual S&S      Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
                                     per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium

S015TPX                Multilingual              Hardcopy publication 

Ordering information for On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD)

IBM Security zSecure Visual is eligible for On/Off CoD with a temporary use charge calculated based on MSUs per-day usage.

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Visual V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T09
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier      Description          Pricing metric

S01471X         zSecure Visual       Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC

Ordering information for Value Unit pricing - 5655-T11

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Alert V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T11
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric

S014725      RACF                           Basic OTC, per Value Unit
S014728      ACF2                           Basic OTC, per Value Unit
 
Orderable supply ID    Language/Description       Distribution medium

S0168RT                Multilingual RACF         3590 tape cartridge
S0168RV                Multilingual ACF2
Subscription and Support PID:  5655-T12
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric

S014733      RACF S&S                Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
                                     per MSU SW S&S registration
 
S014736      ACF2 S&S                Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
                                     per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable supply ID    Language/Description      Distribution medium

S015TPZ                Multilingual RACF         Hardcopy publication
S015TR0                Multilingual ACF2 

Ordering information for On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD)

IBM Security zSecure Alert is eligible for On/Off CoD with a temporary use charge calculated based on MSUs per-day usage.

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Alert V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-T11
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier      Description          Pricing metric

S014725         RACF                 Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
S014728         ACF2                 Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC 

Ordering information for Value Unit pricing - 5655-T15

Program name:  IBM Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager Enabler for z/OS
V1.11.1
Program PID:  5655-T15
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric

S01473W      RACF                           Basic OTC, per Value Unit
S014748      ACF2                           Basic OTC, per Value Unit
S014749      Top Secret                     Basic OTC, per Value Unit
S01474K      DB2                            Basic OTC, per Value Unit
S015TNJ      CICS                           Basic OTC, per Value Unit
 
Orderable supply ID    Language/Description       Distribution medium

S0166C7                Multilingual RACF          3590 tape cartridge
S0166C4                Multilingual ACF2
S0166C5                Multilingual Top Secret
S0166C6                Multilingual DB2
S0166C8                Multilingual CICS 
Subscription and Support PID:  5655-T16
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric

S01473K      RACF S&S                Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
 
S01474B      ACF2 S&S                Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
 
S01474C      Top Secret S&S          Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
 
S01474W      DB2 S&S                 Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
 
S015TNK     CICS S&S                 Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                                     no charge, decline SW S&S
 
Orderable supply ID    Language/Description      Distribution medium

S015TNS                Multilingual RACF         Hardcopy publication
S015TNR                Multilingual ACF2
S015TNP                Multilingual Top Secret
S015TNN                Multilingual DB2
S015TNM                Multilingual CICS

The following table shows the conversion from MSUs to Value Units.

 
VUE020    MSUs             Value Units/MSU

Base        1-3            1.00
Tier A      4-45           0.15
Tier B     46-175          0.08
Tier C    176-315          0.04
Tier D    316+             0.03

To order, specify the program product number and the appropriate license or charge option. Also, specify the desired distribution medium. To suppress shipment of media, select the license-only option in CFSW.

Ordering information for Value Unit pricing - 5655-SE1

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Administration V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-SE1
 
Entitlement                                License option/
identifier   Description                   Pricing metric

S01717G      Security zSecure              Basic OTC, per Value Unit
               Administration              Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium

S01717H                English                    3590 tape cartridge 
 
 Subscription and Support PID:  5655-SE4
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric

S017172      Security zSecure        Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             Administration S&S      no charge, decline SW S&S
                                     per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium

S017173                English                   Hardcopy publication

 

Ordering information for Value Unit pricing - 5655-SE2

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Compliance and Auditing V1.13.1
Program PID:  5655-SE2
 
Entitlement                                License option/
identifier   Description                   Pricing metric

S01717C      Security zSecure Compliance   Basic OTC, per Value Unit
             and Auditing                  Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium

S01717D                English                    3590 tape cartridge 
 Subscription and Support PID:  5655-SE5
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric

S017178      Security zSecure        Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             Compliance and          no charge, decline SW S&S
             Auditing S&S            per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium

S017179                English                   Hardcopy publication

 

Ordering information for Value Unit pricing - 5655-SE3

Program name:  IBM Security zSecure Compliance and
               Administration V1.13
Program PID:  5655-SE3
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric

S01717K      Security zSecure Compliance   Basic OTC, per Value Unit
             and Administration            Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium

S01717L                English                    3590 tape cartridge
 Subscription and Support PID:  5655-SE6
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric

S017175      Security zSecure        Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             Compliance and          no charge, decline SW S&S
             Administration S&S      per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium

S017176                English                   Hardcopy publication

 

Subscription and Support

Subscription and Support must be ordered to receive voice technical support via telephone during normal business hours, and future releases and versions, at no additional charge. The capacity of Subscription and Support (for example, Value Units or number of processors) must be the same as the capacity ordered for the product licenses.

To order, specify the Subscription and Support program product number and the appropriate license or charge option.

IBM is also providing Subscription and Support for these products, via a separately purchased offering, under the terms of the IBM International Agreement for Acquisition of Support Maintenance (IAASM). This offering:

When Subscription and Support is ordered, the charges will automatically renew annually unless cancelled by the customer.

Customized Offerings

Product deliverables are shipped only via CBPDO, ServerPac, SystemPac® .

CBPDO and ServerPac are offered for Internet delivery in countries where ShopzSeries product ordering is available. Internet delivery reduces software delivery time and allows you to install software without the need to handle tapes. For more details on Internet delivery, refer to the ShopzSeries help information at

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

You choose the delivery method when you order the software. IBM recommends Internet delivery. In addition to Internet and DVD, the supported tape delivery options for CBPDO, ServerPac, and SystemPac , include:

Most products can be ordered in ServerPac and SystemPac the month following their availability on CBPDO. z/OS can be ordered via all three offerings at general availability. Production of software product orders will begin on the planned general availability date.



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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.

Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance

The following agreement applies for Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) and does not require customer signatures:

These programs are licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA) and the associated Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance, which provide for support with ongoing access to releases and versions of the program. These programs have 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.

IBM System z Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel is an option if you desire added services.

License Information form number
                                         Document       LI form
Product                                  number         number

IBM Security zSecure Admin V1.13.1       GC23-7976-07   L-KGAS-8WD6YF
  (5655-T01)
IBM Security zSecure Audit V1.13.1       GC23-7977-06   L-KGAS-8WD6NK
  (5655-T02)
IBM Security zSecure CICS Toolkit        GC23-7981-05   L-KGAS-8WD623
  V1.13.1 (5655-T05)
IBM Security zSecure Command Verifier    GC23-7982-06   L-KGAS-8WD5EB
  V1.13.1 (5655-T07)
IBM Security zSecure Visual V1.13.1      GC23-7979-06   L-KGAS-8WATBQ
  (5655-T09)
IBM Security zSecure Alert V1.13.1       GC23-7978-06   L-KGAS-8WD5Q6
  (5655-T11)
IBM Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager    GC23-7980-06   L-KGAS-8WD73B
  Enabler for z/OS V1.13.1 (5655-T15)
 
IBM Security zSecure Administration      GI13-2233-01   L-KGAS-8WDNME
  V1.13.1 (5655-SE1)
IBM Security zSecure Compliance and      GI13-2235-01   L-KGAS-8WDNDP
  Auditing V1.13.1 (5655-SE2)
IBM Security zSecure Compliance and      GI13-2237-01   L-KGAS-8WDNA2
  Administration V1.13.1 (5655-SE3)

The program's License Information will be available for review on the IBM Software License Agreement website

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Limited warranty applies

Yes

Limited warranty

IBM warrants that when the program is used in the specified operating environment, it will conform to its specifications. The warranty applies only to the unmodified portion of the program. IBM does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the program or that IBM will correct all program defects. You are responsible for the results obtained from the use of the program.

IBM provides you with access to IBM databases containing information on known program defects, defect corrections, restrictions, and bypasses at no additional charge. For further information, consult the IBM Software Support Handbook found at

http://www.ibm.com/support/handbook

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

Program support

Enhanced support, called 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 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.

Other terms
Volume orders (IVO)

No

IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement
Passport Advantage applies

No

Usage restriction

Yes. Usage is limited to the quantity of Value Units licensed.

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

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Software Subscription and Support applies

No. For operating system software, the revised IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel offering will provide support for those operating systems and associated products that are not available with the Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) offering.

This will ensure total support coverage for your enterprise needs, including IBM and selected non-IBM products. For complete lists of products supported under both the current and revised offering, visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/sl/products
IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel

Yes

System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

Yes

Educational allowance available

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

Sub-capacity terms and conditions

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity. Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

For more information on the Value Unit Exhibit for the System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Ordering information section.

Program                                                       Parent, if
number     Program name                    Terms              applicable

5655-T01   IBM Security zSecure Admin      z/OS-based         NA
5655-T02   IBM Security zSecure Audit      z/OS-based         NA
5655-T05   IBM Security zSecure CICS       Execution-based    NA
             Toolkit
5655-T07   IBM Security zSecure Command    z/OS-based         NA
             Verifier
5655-T09   IBM Security zSecure Visual     z/OS-based         NA
5655-T11   IBM Security zSecure Alert      Execution-based    NA
 
5655-SE1  IBM Security zSecure             z/OS-based         NA
            Administration
5655-SE2  IBM Security zSecure Compliance  z/OS-based         NA
            and Auditing
5655-SE3  IBM Security zSecure Compliance  z/OS-based         NA
            and Administration
Full-capacity mainframes

In cases where full capacity is applicable, the following terms apply.

Execution based, z/OS based, full machine based: The required capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, visit

http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/

Reference based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the parent program.

Sub-capacity mainframes

In cases where sub-capacity is applicable, the following terms apply.

Execution based: The required capacity of a System z IPLA sub-capacity program with these terms equals the capacity of the LPARs where the System z IPLA program executes.

z/OS based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of z/OS on the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

Reference based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the parent program.

Full machine based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with full machine based terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, refer to The IBM System z Machines Exhibit , Z125-3901, or visit the Mainframes section of the System z Exhibits website

http://ibm.com/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/

For additional information for products with reference-based terms, System z IPLA sub-capacity programs with reference-based terms adds value to the parent program across the environment, regardless of where in the environment the System z IPLA program executes.

An environment is defined as either a single or stand-alone machine or a qualified Parallel Sysplex® . You may have one or more different environments across the enterprise. To determine the required license capacity for each System z IPLA program with referenced-based terms, each environment should be assessed separately.

When a System z IPLA sub-capacity program with reference-based terms is used in a qualified Parallel Sysplex environment, the required license capacity of the System z IPLA program must equal with the license capacity of the parent program across the Parallel Sysplex . Qualified Parallel Sysplex refers to one:

Sub-capacity eligibility

To be eligible for sub-capacity charging on select System z IPLA programs, you must first implement and comply with all terms of either sub-capacity Workload License Charges (WLC) or sub-capacity Entry Workload License Charges (EWLC). To implement sub-capacity WLC or EWLC, a machine must be System z (or equivalent). On that machine:

For that machine, you must create and submit a Sub-Capacity Report to IBM each month. Sub-Capacity Reports must be generated using the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT). For additional information or to obtain a copy of SCRT, visit the System z Software Pricing website

http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice

You must comply with all of the terms of the WLC or EWLC offering, whichever is applicable:

Additionally, you must sign and comply with the terms and conditions specified in the amendment to the IPLA contract - Amendment for IBM System z9 and System z Programs Sub-Capacity Pricing (Z125-6929). Once the amendment is signed, the terms in the amendment replace any and all previous System z IPLA sub-capacity terms and conditions.

IBM Getting Started Sub-capacity Pricing for z/OS IPLA Software applies.

Sub-capacity utilization determination

Sub-capacity utilization is determined based on the utilization of an eligible operating system and machine (for example, z/OS running in z/Architecture (64 bit) mode on a System z ((or equivalent) server).

Sub-capacity utilization is determined based on the product's own execution as reported to IBM in accordance with the requirements for reporting sub-capacity utilization for products.

On/Off Capacity on Demand (CoD)

To be eligible for On/Off CoD pricing, you must be enabled for temporary capacity on the corresponding hardware, and the required contract, Attachment for IBM System z On/Off Capacity on Demand (Z125-7883) must be signed prior to use.



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IT system security involves protecting systems and information through prevention, detection, and response to improper access from within and outside your enterprise. Improper access can result in information being altered destroyed or misappropriated or can result in misuse of your systems to attack others. Without a comprehensive approach to security, no IT system or product should be considered completely secure and no single product or security measure can be completely effective in preventing improper access. IBM systems and products are designed to be part of a comprehensive security approach, which will necessarily involve additional operational procedures, and may require other systems, products, or services to be most effective. IBM does not warrant that systems and products are immune from the malicious or illegal conduct of any party.



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IBM has transformed its delivery of hardware and software support services to help you achieve higher system availability. Electronic Services is a web-enabled solution that offers an exclusive, no-additional-charge enhancement to the service and support available for IBM servers. These services are designed to provide the opportunity for greater system availability with faster problem resolution and preemptive monitoring. Electronic Services comprises two separate, but complementary, elements: Electronic Services news page and Electronic Services Agent.

The Electronic Services news page is a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used to access IBM Internet services and support. The news page enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems.

The Electronic Service Agent™ is no-additional-charge software that resides on your server. It monitors events and transmits system inventory information to IBM on a periodic, client-defined timetable. The Electronic Service Agent automatically reports hardware problems to IBM . Early knowledge about potential problems enables IBM to deliver proactive service that may result in higher system availability and performance. In addition, information collected through the Service Agent is made available to IBM service support representatives when they help answer your questions or diagnose problems. Installation and use of IBM Electronic Service Agent for problem reporting enables IBM to provide better support and service for your IBM server.

To learn how Electronic Services can work for you, visit

http://www.ibm.com/support/electronic


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Information on charges is available at website

http://www.ibm.com/support

In the Electronic tools category, select the option for Purchase/upgrade tools.

Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage and charges, contact your IBM representative or your authorized IBM Business Partner. Additional information is also available at

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


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

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

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

Reference: ME001

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


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

zSecure, IMS, z10 and Electronic Service Agent are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, DB2, RACF, CICS, z/VM, z/OS, System z, WebSphere, Tivoli, OMEGAMON, System z9, z9, S/390, SystemPac, Passport Advantage, Parallel Sysplex, OS/390 and z/Architecture are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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

UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Terms of use

IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Additional terms of use are located at

http://www.ibm.com/legal/us/en/

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

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

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