5737-F72 IBM Cloud Integration V1.2

IBM United States Sales Manual
Revised:  May 15, 2018.

Table of contents
TOC Link Product life cycle dates TOC Link Description
TOC Link Program number TOC Link Operating environment
TOC Link Abstract TOC Link Planning information
TOC Link Highlights TOC Link Publications

 
Product life cycle dates
Program NumberVRM Announced Available Marketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
5737-F7201.02.002018/05/152018/05/15 - -
5737-F7201.01.002018/01/232018/01/30 - -

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Program number
  • IBM Cloud Integration V1.2.0 (5737-F72)

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Abstract

The IBM Cloud Integration offering is delivered under a consumption model that changes the way you can use and deploy software. This offering can enable you to help simplify planning for adoption and growth of critical, IBM enterprise products.

This new release of IBM Cloud Integration V1.2 includes new flex point allocations that are available for IBM App Connect Enterprise non-production and selected IBM DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition modules.

Cloud Integration

This cohesive and modular offering can maximize essential capabilities to enable the integration of applications and data usage and increase productivity and speed to help you compete in the current, accelerated marketplace. To maximize the value of your IT investments and have a competitive advantage, this portfolio can help you integrate, transform, manage, optimize, secure, and bridge applications and data so you can maximize the value of your IT investments and competitive advantage. It allows you to:

  • Seamlessly connect to hundreds of end points to applications and data in the cloud and on premise deployments with API Connect Enterprise.
  • Rapidly create, manage, secure, socialize, analyze, and monetize APIs to accelerate innovation, unlock new markets and drive new revenue with API Connect Enterprise and DataPower Gateways.
  • Efficiently scale with performance and scalability to meet the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) of your business applications with IBM MQ Advanced.
  • Enable high-speed collaboration, quickly transfer, distribute, and synchronize large files and data sets globally, and orchestrate, monitor, and control data transfers and workflows with the IBM Aspera offerings.

FlexPoints

With this offering, IBM delivers a new consumption model, FlexPoints. Under this model, the products within the offering are each valued at a given number of FlexPoints. You purchase FlexPoints in packs of 1000 and allocate these points across the products within the offering according to your needs. Because your needs can change over time, FlexPoints enable a flexible consumption model for all the products within the offering. You can adjust your deployment of FlexPoints among the products in the offering at any time within the bounds of your overall FlexPoint entitlement, and buy additional FlexPoints as needed to scale your solution. This allows you to deploy FlexPoints on specific products today, and other products tomorrow, as you demand additional or different applications. For a more in-depth discussion of FlexPoints and how they can help you scale your solutions contact your IBM representative.
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Highlights

Not applicable.
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Description

The Cloud Integration offering is a program offering that includes:

  • App Connect Enterprise V11.0 (5724-J05)

    App Connect Enterprise unifies the capabilities of IBM Integration Bus (IIB) with those of App Connect Professional in a single offering to better serve the demands of clients who integrate applications and data to compete in today's economy. App Connect Enterprise replaces IIB in the IBM Cloud Integration offering, as was previously announced.

    App Connect Enterprise brings together the best of the existing, industry-trusted IBM integration technology with the new IBM Cloud native technologies to deliver a platform that supports a breadth of integration needs across a modern digital enterprise. With a focus on simple tooling to suit a range of user skillsets, the fast movement of data from any endpoint application to where it is needed, and deployment options to suit the right balance between control and budget, App Connect Enterprise delivers the only integration platform an organization needs to unlock its business data and deliver it to the right touch point, in multiple channels across the business. The primary capabilities and features of App Connect Enterprise include:

    • User-aligned integration tooling. An upgraded desktop user interface coupled with new award-winning tooling that brings together the teams that own and manage the data with those that have the context to apply it.
    • No-code RESTful integration services. Expose flows as RESTful APIs - without having to be an API development expert - and bring them seamlessly into API Connect to handle the management, securing, and socializing to development teams.
    • Flexible integration patterns. Broad support in a single platform for API and event-driven technologies to complement integrations supporting batch data movement, Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), and service-oriented architecture (SOA) meaning existing investments in integration can be used where they are optimal, while supporting the rapid build of new use cases.
    • Broad deployment options that include on premise, either to private datacenters or to dedicated instances on IBM Cloud Private, to the IBM Cloud, and on other cloud providers with the option to use containers.

    Clients who choose to use their FlexPoints for App Connect Enterprise can continue to download IIB V10.

  • IBM API Connect Enterprise (5725-Z22)

    API Connect Enterprise is for enterprises and includes a comprehensive set of enterprise-grade capabilities. It also delivers support for the clustering of a large number of nodes within a single datacenter and also across multiple datacenters. API Connect Enterprise provides the following key capabilities for users to:

    • Create Microservices and expose them as APIs in minutes.
    • Manage, deploy, scale, and socialize APIs.
    • Secure, control, mediate, and optimize access to your APIs by using leading, standard industry practices.
  • IBM DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition V7.7 (5725-T09)

    Also delivered are additional flex point allocation options are available that include select options for DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition within the Cloud Integration offering. The new options available are:

    • Integration Module for DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition
    • B2B Module for DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition
    • Application Optimization Module for DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition

    DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition serves as the API gateway for the comprehensive IBM API solution called API Connect. This gateway provides a world-class solution that is designed to meet the most stringent API business requirements in the industry.

    • Provides access and authentication services at the edge of the network.
    • Helps secure the message content for all API interactions and then utilizes advanced routing controls to manage and enforce service level policies throughout the enterprise. All API interactions are logged and reported to the IBM API Connect Analytics component, which enables both runtime and historical analytics and reporting.

    DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition can be used stand-alone to help provide security, control, mediation, and optimized access to a full range of mobile, web, API, service-oriented architecture (SOA), business-to-business (B2B), and cloud workloads. It enables you to rapidly expand the scope of valuable IT assets to new channels that provide clients, employees, and partners secure access to critical resources.

  • IBM MQ Advanced V9.0 (5724-H72)

    MQ is messaging middleware that simplifies and accelerates the integration of diverse applications and business data across multiple platforms. It uses message queues to facilitate the exchanges of information and offers a single messaging solution for cloud, mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and on-premises environments.

    By connecting virtually everything from a simple pair of applications to the most complex business environments, MQ helps you improve business responsiveness, control costs, reduce risk, and gain real-time insight from mobile, IoT and sensor data.

  • IBM Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server V3.8 (5737-F70)

    Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server combines the capabilities of Aspera Enterprise Server and Aspera Connect Server (Connect for Web Access) with the addition of data streaming functions (IBM FASPStream for Data) and optimized bandwidth tiers.

    • Aspera Enterprise Server

      This versatile server application accommodates an unlimited number of concurrent users who can upload files of any size by using the Aspera desktop or mobile clients, or custom applications that use Aspera's embedded client. Server administrators can:

      • View and control transfer queue in real time.
      • Real-time bandwidth adjustment, both in aggregate and per-transfer
      • Configure per user access and transfer settings.
    • Aspera Connect Server

      Aspera Connect Server extends Aspera Enterprise Server functionality with web enablement technology to give any web application the ability to facilitate high-speed Fast And Secure Protocol (FASP) transfers. Users initiate transfers through the Aspera Connect Server web-based directory, mobile devices, or custom web applications that use the Aspera Connect API. A simple, self- installing browser plug-in performs the transfers from clients to the server, independent of the browser and without choking off other IP traffic.

  • Aspera Sync Application for up to 1 Million Files V3.7 (5725-S60)

    Aspera Sync Application is purpose-built by Aspera for high- performance, scalable, multidirectional asynchronous file replication, and synchronization. It is designed to overcome the performance and scalability shortcomings of conventional synchronization tools.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be found on the IBM Accessibility website.
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Operating environment

Hardware requirements

For specific hardware requirements for the products within this platform offering, see the hardware requirements sections of each individual software announcement listed within this offering.

Software requirements

For specific software requirements for the products within this platform offering, see the software requirements sections of each individual software announcement listed within this offering.
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Planning information

Customer responsibilities

Not applicable.
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Publications

For documentation on the offerings within this announcement, see the Publications sections of each individual software announcement listed within this offering.

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