Price Change(s):Selected IBM software products z System Monthly License Charge (MLC) software notice to IBM customers July 28.


Announcement Number:316-028
Announcement Date:Jul 28 2015
Effective Date:Jan 01 2016

Overview

Today, IBM® announces increases in monthly license charges (MLC) on select operating system and select middleware software programs and their features. For the affected programs, the price changes will only apply to the following monthly license charge (MLC) software pricing metrics: VWLC, AWLC, EWLC, AEWLC, PSLC, FWLC and TWLC. The price increase for a given program will be approximately 4% depending on the features selected.

In addition, IBM® announces an increase in the monthly license charges for IP Transform AFP2PCL V2.1 (5655P18), IP Transform AFP2PDF V2.1 (5655P20) and IP Transform AFP2PS V2.1 (5655P21) which will apply to all software billing metrics. This increase will align the price of these products with the price of their respective replacement products, Print Transform AFPXPCL (5655TF2), Print Transform AFPXPDF (5655TF1) and Print Transform AFPXPS (5655TF3) and will reflect approximately a 13% to 24% increase depending on the server type. The price of the zOS V2 SDSF feature (5650zOS) will increase by 20%, effective January 1, 2016 and apply to all software billing metrics. This increase reflects the additional functional enhancements described in the IBM z/OS Version 2 Release 2 announcement letter 215-267 and planned to be available beginning September 30, 2015.

The timing of this announcement allows most clients to understand these changes before budgeting for the following year. Please note that in this instance IBM is giving more than the contractually required ninety days’ notice of an increase in charges.

Effective January 1, 2016 monthly charges will increase for the following programs attached in the excel file in this price change announcement letter.




IBM's statements regarding its plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice at IBM's sole discretion. Information regarding potential future products is intended to outline our general product direction and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision. The information mentioned regarding potential future products is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality. Information about potential future products may not be incorporated into any contract. The development, release, and timing of any future features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion.

State and local government customers: The new annual and monthly charges will be effective at the beginning of your fiscal year that starts on or after January 1, 2016.

For licensed programs or additional licenses eligible for discounting under an existing IBM volume commitment or special bid, the respective price protection provisions apply.
Should you require additional information, please contact your IBM representative


Product Number(s)


5735XXA 5648129 5665396 5695171 5645004 5664307
5665338 5695013 5655P97 5697F51 5655126 5746XXT
5664289 5688132 5655W32 5685060 5655064 5695070
5655041 5668813 5655I57 5685059 5685106 5655A17
5686065 5668814 5655H31 5655IM3 5684084 5668949
5654010 5688150 5655W67 5799AXX 5688191 5684136
5668854 5799DAS 5688008 5655D52 5695007 5688103
5654009 5695166 5688226 5668865 5665371 5645005
5665280 5665327 5697D68 5684164 5655069 5655HAL
5668808 5685010 5668932 5655A88 5688137 5735FAL
5668896 5685036 5664315 5655A26 5668910 5695101
5668962 5668986 5748FO3 5655N62 5668909 5688121
5648018 5665DB2 5668723 5655P19 5668911 5697SD9
5695002 5685DB2 5668801 5655P20 5734PL3 5697B82
5695068 5695DB2 5695167 5655P21 5734PL1 5697ENV
5695178 5655DB2 5688093 5655N60 5734LM4 5697NV6
5688229 5645DB2 5665356 5664318 5734LM5 5697OPC
5688003 5675DB2 5668802 5655A27 5645001 5648142
5668899 5625DB2 5684007 5665319 5647A01 5685025
5688228 5635DB2 5668812 5684043 5740RG1 5697WSZ
5654025 5605DB2 5695167 5655042 5796PNQ 5648B02
5655002 5615DB2 5684168 5684123 5697A06 5655JAV
5685159 5697G16 5664200 5664282 5665330 5655B22
5648092 5688515 5668978 5664285 5734PL2 5648078
5655D45 5695077 5696234 5665402 5736PL3 5648109
5655A20 5697F09 5668985 5658995 5736LM5 5684137
5695045 5697F44 5695072 5695080 5736LM4 5796BCY
5684062 5696703 5685151 5688198 5686069 5668996
5695046 5655H81 5697D15 5695014 5688190 5748XE4
5684026 5655047 5697D14 5713AGL 5655TF2 5654030
5746RC5 5655102 5697D69 5655S73 5655TF1 5684100
5799GPR 5685140 5697C33 5655B86 5655TF3 5684073
5654033 5655A31 5655136 5655K36 5655M32 5798DWD
5688040 5697B92 5697E32 5655N14 5655B17 5748RC1
5688187 5748XX9 5697D13 5697D30 5664198 5785GCL
5688039 5655H32 5697D85 5799GKY 5688015 5668958
5688188 5654A23 5697B89 5695137 5697D27 5688022
5654A22 5655L24 5697F02 5655A95 5668721 5668806
5655B85 5655M18 5655A68 5697F45 5706254 5668805
5655121 5655P14 5685093 5655A96 5706255 5688087
5655147 5655R44 5685093 5697NQZ 5648A12 5668767
5655S97 5655S17 5685093 5655068 5654A03 5668717
5655Y04 5655OPT 5655B01 5740XYS 5655R29 5748LM3
5697E93 5695DF1 5655C56 5665295 5648F66 5684112
5655M15 5684134 5655J38 5665370 5740XXH 5668940
5695010 5740SM1 5635A01 5695100 5655086 5668903
5695081 5665290 5635A02 5793AJX 5655B54 5697MQZ
5655A19 5684113 5635A03 5685108 5648048 5655F10
5655B73 5684091 5635A04 5685152 5740XY4 5655L82
5697F42 5685101 5655A14 5695036 5684096 5655R36
5655G53 5665460 5665408 5685016 5668788 5655W97
5688197 5655103 5685012 5665361 5645006 5694A01
5648A25 5648099 5697D87 5665362 5688216 5650ZOS
5696737 5654029 5799FFL 5665333 5688194 5748F15
5655S71 5746XX1 5665409 5655043 5688235 5748T15
5740CB1 5748XXE 5685013 5756051 5696309 5654A17
5688023 5746RG1 5799DEP 5655007 5688218 5655G52
5740LM1 5746SM2 5695176 5685111 5688206 5668719
5655030 5655A23 5655158 5685138 5695041
5734CB4 5655A22 5697074 5684028 5695042
5746LM4 5655A18 5697B87 5665487 5688172
5746CB1 5798DLL 5799GBA 5686013 5665366
5688045 5665382 5655085 5666295 5665488

Affected Countries:

These price changes are applicable in the following countries:
United States

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