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IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 is an integrated system that is optimized to meet the complex requirements of workloads that characterize operational analytics

IBM United States Software Announcement 213-188
April 2, 2013

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Overview Overview Publications Publications
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Technical information Technical information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Ordering information Ordering information
Description Description Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Product positioning Product positioning Prices Prices
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IBM® Smart Analytics System 5600 is an integrated system that is optimized for meeting the complex requirements of the workloads that characterize operational analytics. Designed for growth at an attractive entry point, it is based on x86 architecture. Updated with next-generation technologies, you get:

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

Reference: VE001



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Overview
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In order to gain actionable insight into their operations, businesses must often analyze large data sets comprising of both historic and current (or operational) data. However, a high percentage of queries for operational analytics systems - often up to 80 percent - are interactive lookups focused on data about a specific customer, account, or patient.

To deliver the correct information as rapidly as possible, the data warehouse supporting these systems must be optimized for the right balance of analytics performance and operational query throughput.

IBM Smart Analytics System is a collection of easy to order and fast to deliver operational analytics systems that help you effectively manage your data and gain the right business insights. The system is built to provide efficiency and strong return on investments with a variety of tools and features, all on a modular infrastructure. By leveraging a flexible infrastructure of IBM software, hardware, and services, the IBM Smart Analytics System provides organizations the capability to adjust and grow the solution to fit ever-evolving business intelligence needs.

IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 is an integrated system that is optimized for meeting the complex requirements of the workloads that characterize operational analytics. It is based on x86 architecture and offered at an attractive entry point. The solution leverages leading IBM technologies and delivers them in one integrated solution that is ideal for line of business (LOB) and enterprise departmental scenarios.

Included in this refresh of IBM Smart Analytics System 5600:



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Key prerequisites
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Refer to the Hardware requirements and Software requirements sections.



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Planned availability date
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June 14, 2013: Electronic availability

June 14, 2013: Media availability



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Description
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IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 was developed based on operational analytics needs while maintaining the high availability and mission-critical reliability that are essential for today's environment. It is designed to simplify the delivery of information to the people in the business that need it the most, while helping to minimize the cost of building a complex architecture to support analytical applications.

Some key features of IBM Smart Analytics System 5600:

IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 offers the IBM hardware, software, and services infrastructure to support a single end-to-end operational analytics solution from a single vendor.

This powerful and flexible system provides:

A turnkey analytic solution, IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 enables you to consume information in the most digestible format, gain insight, and make smarter decisions today and into the future. At the core of the IBM Smart Analytics System 5600, you will find powerful warehouse and storage optimization capabilities (using adaptive compression). This foundation not only manages the data store, but it is essential for speeding system deployment and enabling near real-time analytics.

Data mining and text analytics - Predictive analytics to uncover opportunity

Powerful yet simple, the data mining capabilities available with the IBM Smart Analytics System enable integrated analytics of both structured and unstructured data. Standard data mining models (clustering, associations, classification, and prediction) are supported and can be developed easily via drag and drop in the Design Studio. The data mining models are executed in the production environment to provide real-time scoring of data records. Additionally, rich presentation components are provided to enable visual analysis of data mining results. With the system, decision makers can now organize and mine all your valuable information to help you uncover new opportunities, perform customer behavioral analysis, or assess potential risk.

Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

Smart Analytics System 5600 is capable as of June 14, 2013, when used in accordance with IBM's associated 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 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT), containing details on the products accessibility compliance, can be requested on the following website

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


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The IBM Smart Analytics System provides a comprehensive portfolio of data management hardware, software, and services capabilities that can quickly turn information into insight. IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 is a fully integrated, modular solution based on x86 architecture, optimized for operational analytics workloads. Designed for growth, the system leverages IBM hardware and warehousing software to quickly transform information into actionable insight.

Now refreshed with next-generation technologies, IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 helps to rapidly deliver information in context to decision makers across the organization, and offers them an interactive, self-service environment to make better, faster, fact-based decisions.



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Availability of national languages
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Product description            Language        GA date
 
IBM Smt Anal Sys 5600 Ent SW   Multilingual    June 14, 2013
V1.3.0                         (French,
                               Korean,
                               Chinese -
                               Simplified,
                               Spanish,
                               Portuguese-Brazilian,
                               German,
                               Japanese,
                               Chinese -
                               Traditional,
                               English,
                               Italian)


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Program number
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Program    VRM                          Program name
number
 
5724-Z65   1.3.0                        IBM Smart Analytics System
                                        5600 Enterprise Software


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

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

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

IBM Redbooks®

IBM Redbooks offer deep technical insight from IBM and industry experts. These books highlight real-time experiences and include sample code, typical scenarios, and step-by-step, "how-to" guidelines.

IBM form no.                      Title
 
SG24-7418-00                      Dynamic Warehousing: Data
                                   Mining Made Easy
SG24-7138-00                      Dimensional Modeling: In a
                                   Business Intelligence
                                   Environment
SG24-7274-00                      Leveraging DB2® Data Warehouse
                                   Edition for Business
                                   Intelligence
SG24-7104-00                      Moving Forward with the On
                                   Demand Real-time Enterprise
SG24-2238-00                      Data Modeling Techniques for
                                   Data Warehousing
SG24-5174-00                      From Multiplatform Operational
                                   Data to Data Warehousing and
                                   Business Intelligence
SG24-7582-00                      InfoSphere Warehouse: Cubing
                                   Services and Client Access
                                   Interfaces
SG24-7679-00                      Multidimensional Analytics:
                                   Delivered with InfoSphere
                                   Warehouse Cubing Services

For additional Redbooks , refer to

http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/


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Offering Information
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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

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

Also, visit the Passport Advantage® website

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


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Publications
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No hardcopy publications are shipped with this product.

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.



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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

A supported hardware platform available in a range of preset configurations and modular components consisting of:

IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 server

DS3500 midrange storage

SSD included as standard in a RAID configuration

LAN-based and LAN-free backup provided as standard

10 Gb Ethernet provided as standard

Software requirements

The software required to run IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 is included. All IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 modules contain the following:

Also included is advanced warehousing software:

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

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 (also referred to as Software Maintenance) 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 (also referred to as Software Maintenance) with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

Packaging

IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 Enterprise Software V1.3

Security, auditability, and control

IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware and software.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.



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Ordering information
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This product is only available via Passport Advantage . It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Product information

Licensed function      Product group          Product category
title
 
IBM Smart Analytics    IBM Database           IBM InfoSphere
 System 5600 Data       Management Other       Warehouse
 Module
IBM Smart Analytics    IBM Database           IBM InfoSphere
 System 5600 User       Management Other       Warehouse
 Module
IBM Smart Analytics    IBM Database           IBM InfoSphere
 System 5600 Data       Management Other       Warehouse
 Module for
 Non-Production
 Environment
IBM Smart Analytics    IBM Database           IBM InfoSphere
 System 5600 User       Management Other       Warehouse
 Module for
 Non-Production
 Environment
Program name                          PID        Charge unit
                                      number     description
 
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 Data  5724-Z65   Per Terabyte
 Module
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 User  5724-Z65   Per Terabyte
 Module
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 Data  5724-Z65   Per Terabyte
 Module for Non-Production
 Environment
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 User  5724-Z65   Per Terabyte
 Module for Non-Production
 Environment

Charge metrics definitions

Terabyte

Terabyte is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. A terabyte is 2 to the 40th power bytes. Licensee must obtain an entitlement for each terabyte of storage available to the program.

Passport Advantage program licenses

IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 Enterprise SW

Part description                  Part number
 
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600
 Data Module
IBM Smart Analytics Syst 5600     D0Z5XLL
 Data Modl Per Terabyte SW S&S
 Reinstate 12 Mo
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600   E0HBMLL
 Data Module Per Terabyte Annual
 SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600   D0Z5WLL
 Data Module Per Terabyte Lic +
 SW S&S 12 Mo
Part description                  Part number
 
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600
 Data Module for Non-Production
 Environment
ISAS 5600 Data Module for N-Prdt  D0Z5ZLL
 Env Per Terabyte SW S&S
 Reinstate 12 Mo
ISAS 5600 Data Module for         E0HBNLL
 N-Production Env Per Terabyte
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
ISAS 5600 Data Module for         D0Z5YLL
 N-Production Env Per Terabyte
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
Part description                  Part number
 
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600
 User Module
IBM Smart Analytics Syst 5600     D0Z63LL
 User Modl Per Terabyte SW S&S
 Reinstate 12 Mo
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600   E0HBQLL
 User Module Per Terabyte Annual
 SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600   D0Z62LL
 User Module Per Terabyte Lic +
 SW S&S 12 Mo
Part description                  Part number
 
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600
 User Module for Non-Production
 Environment
ISAS 5600 User Module for N-Prdt  E0HBRLL
 Env Per Terabyte Annual SW S&S
 Rnwl
ISAS 5600 User Module for N-Prdt  D0Z64LL
 Env Per Terabyte Lic + SW S&S 12
 Mo
ISAS 5600 User Module for N-Prdt  D0Z65LL
 Env Per Terabyte SW S&S
 Reinstate 12 Mo

Passport Advantage trade-up licenses

Passport Advantage supply

Program name/description                                 Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Smt Anal Sys 5600 Ent SW V1.3.0
ISAS 5600 V1.3.0 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)     BB1EAML
 Multilingual Media PK

Passport Advantage customer: Media pack entitlement details

Customers with active maintenance or subscription for the products listed are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.

IBM Smt Anal Sys 5600 Ent SW V1.3.0

Entitled maintenance   Media packs            Part number
offerings description  description
 
IBM Smart Analytics    ISAS 5600 V1.3.0 SUSE  BB1EAML
 System 5600 Data       Linux Enterprise
 Module for             Server (SLES)
 non-Production         Multilingual Media PK
 Environments per
 Terabyte
IBM Smart Analytics    ISAS 5600 V1.3.0 SUSE  BB1EAML
 System 5600 Data       Linux Enterprise
 Module per Terabyte    Server (SLES)
                        Multilingual Media PK
IBM Smart Analytics    ISAS 5600 V1.3.0 SUSE  BB1EAML
 System 5600 User       Linux Enterprise
 Module for             Server (SLES)
 non-Production         Multilingual Media PK
 Environments per
 Terabyte
IBM Smart Analytics    ISAS 5600 V1.3.0 SUSE  BB1EAML
 System 5600 User       Linux Enterprise
 Module per Terabyte    Server (SLES)
                        Multilingual Media PK


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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).

License Information form number
Program name                              Program    Form number
                                          number
 
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600           5724-Z65   L-VACA-93TMAG
Enterprise SW

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

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

Yes

Limited warranty

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

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

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

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

Program technical support

Technical support of a program product version or release will be available for a minimum of five years from the general availability date, as long as your Software Maintenance is in effect. This technical support allows you to obtain assistance (via telephone or electronic means) from IBM for product-specific, task-oriented questions regarding the installation and operation of the program product. Software Maintenance also provides you with access to updates (modifications or fixes), releases, and versions of the program. You will be notified, via announcement letter, of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice. If you require additional technical support from IBM , including an extension of support beyond the discontinuance date, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner. This extension may be available for a fee.

Money-back guarantee

For clarification, note that if for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, you may obtain a refund of the amount you paid for it, if within 30 days of your invoice date you return the program and its PoE to the party from whom you obtained it. If you downloaded the program, you may contact the party from whom you acquired it for instructions on how to obtain the refund.

For clarification, note that for programs acquired under the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, this term applies only to your first acquisition of the program.

Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

Yes, and through the Passport Advantage website at

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

This product is only available via Passport Advantage . It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Usage restriction

Yes. Note that all IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 Enterprise Software (5724-Z65) may be purchased only by clients of and used in conjunction with the IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 hardware configurations described in this announcement. It is not transferable to any other IBM Smart Analytics System offering.

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

Certification

Certification is required to market this product. IBM Business Partners may submit orders only after completion of certification requirements. IBM Distributors may only market this product to their approved Business Partners who have completed the certification requirements.

Certification requirements for this product

IBM Business Partners, who have been certified by IBM , may market this product. Business Partners may submit orders only after completion of certification requirements. IBM Distributors may only market this product to their approved Business Partners who have completed the certification requirements.

This product is only available as part of the IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 offering, consisting of an IBM System x3650 server, IBM Enterprise Software, and IBM Services. Software Group Services comprise part of the IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 offering. These services:

IBM Accelerated Value Program Services comprise part of the IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 offering. These services:

Contact your IBM representative or distributor for details on certifications requirements.

International Passport Agreement
Software Subscription and Support applies

Yes. Software Subscription and Support 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.

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 via telephone and, if available, electronic access, 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 end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Handbook at

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

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 the applicable agreements.

For additional information about the International Passport Advantage Agreement and the IBM International Passport Advantage Express Agreement, visit the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
Other terms
System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.

Statement of good security practices

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



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Electronic Service Agent™ and the IBM Electronic Support web portal are dedicated to providing fast, exceptional support to IBM Systems customers. The IBM Electronic Service Agent tool is a no-additional-charge tool that proactively monitors and reports hardware events, such as system errors, performance issues, and inventory. The Electronic Service Agent tool can help you stay focused on your company's strategic business initiatives, save time, and spend less effort managing day-to-day IT maintenance issues. Servers enabled with this tool can be monitored remotely around the clock by IBM Support all at no additional cost to you.

Now integrated into the base operating system of AIX® V5.3, AIX V6.1, and AIX V7.1, Electronic Service Agent is designed to automatically and electronically report system failures and utilization issues to IBM , which can result in faster problem resolution and increased availability. System configuration and inventory information collected by the Electronic Service Agent tool also can be viewed on the secure Electronic Support web portal, and used to improve problem determination and resolution by you and the IBM support team. To access the tool main menu, simply type smitty esa_main, and select Configure Electronic Service Agent . In addition, ESA now includes a powerful Web user interface, giving the administrator easy access to status, tool settings, problem information, and filters. For more information and documentation on how to configure and use Electronic Service Agent , refer to

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

The IBM Electronic Support portal is a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used to access IBM Internet services and support. This portal enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems. The My Systems and Premium Search functions make it even easier for Electronic Service Agent tool-enabled customers to track system inventory and find pertinent fixes.

Benefits

Increased uptime: The Electronic Service Agent tool is designed to enhance the Warranty or Maintenance Agreement by providing faster hardware error reporting and uploading system information to IBM Support. This can translate to less wasted time monitoring the symptoms, diagnosing the error, and manually calling IBM Support to open a problem record. Its 24 x 7 monitoring and reporting mean no more dependence on human intervention or off-hours customer personnel when errors are encountered in the middle of the night.

Security: The Electronic Service Agent tool is designed to be secure in monitoring, reporting, and storing the data at IBM . The Electronic Service Agent tool securely transmits either via the Internet (HTTPS or VPN) or modem, and can be configured to communicate securely through gateways to provide customers a single point of exit from their site. Communication is one way. Activating Electronic Service Agent does not enable IBM to call into a customer's system. System inventory information is stored in a secure database, which is protected behind IBM firewalls. It is viewable only by the customer and IBM . The customer's business applications or business data is never transmitted to IBM .

More accurate reporting: Since system information and error logs are automatically uploaded to the IBM Support center in conjunction with the service request, customers are not required to find and send system information, decreasing the risk of misreported or misdiagnosed errors. Once inside IBM , problem error data is run through a data knowledge management system and knowledge articles are appended to the problem record.

Customized support: Using the IBM ID entered during activation, customers can view system and support information in the My Systems and Premium Search sections of the Electronic Support website at

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

My Systems provides valuable reports of installed hardware and software using information collected from the systems by Electronic Service Agent . Reports are available for any system associated with the customer's IBM ID. Premium Search combines the function of search and the value of Electronic Service Agent information, providing advanced search of the technical support knowledgebase. Using Premium Search and the Electronic Service Agent information that has been collected from your system, customers are able to see search results that apply specifically to their systems.

For more information on how to utilize the power of IBM Electronic Services, contact your IBM Systems Services Representative, or visit

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


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Passport Advantage

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

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

Business Partner information

If you are an IBM Business Partner -- Distributor for Workstation Software acquiring products from IBM , you may link to Passport Advantage Online for resellers where you can obtain Business Partner pricing information. An IBM ID and password are required.

https://www.ibm.com/software/howtobuy/passportadvantage/paoreseller


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

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

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

Reference: VE001

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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.
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