IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Tasktop Edition extends Rational ALM with additional integrations to third-party toolsIBM United States Software Announcement 212-506
November 27, 2012
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The IBM® Rational® product family includes a wide range of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) products and capabilities. The IBM Rational solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) is the IBM implementation of ALM on the Rational Jazz platform. CLM provides a collaborative way for software delivery teams to unify multiple platforms and coordinate roles and activities across the core ALM disciplines of change management, requirements management, and quality management.
The core CLM solution integrates a corresponding set of products -- Rational Team Concert , Rational Requirements Composer, and Rational Quality Manager - to create a seamless and highly collaborative solution for software delivery.
On October 9, 2012, ( Software Announcement 212-433, dated October 9, 2012) the Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Standard Edition was announced to support users who practice ALM in a heterogeneous lifecycle tools environment. These adapters allow users to continue using their existing lifecycle tools and still benefit from the capabilities found in the Rational ALM products. The offering includes adapters for HP ALM, Atlassian JIRA, and open source Git.
Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Tasktop Edition extends Rational ALM with additional integrations to third-party tools. The Tasktop Edition provides adapters that integrate Rational Team Concert with HP ALM, HP Quality Center, Atlassian JIRA, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, and open source Bugzilla. The HP ALM and JIRA adapters supplement those included in the Standard Edition to support alternative use cases and customer workflow environments.
Now offered in two editions, the Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters provide even greater value for users who practice ALM in a highly diverse and heterogeneous, lifecycle tool environment.
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Program number VRM Program name 5725-I05 1.0.0 Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters
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Licensed function title Product group Product category IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Software Software Adapters Tasktop Edition Change and Change and Configuration Configuration Management Management
Program name PID Charge unit number description IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration 5725-I05 Per Processor Value Unit (PVU) Adapters Tasktop Edition for System z IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration 5725-I05 Per PVU Adapters Tasktop Edition
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Some programs may require licenses for the program AND what is being managed. In that case, the following applies: In addition to the entitlements required for the program directly, licensee must obtain PVU entitlements for this program sufficient to cover the processor cores managed by the program.
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A few programs on an exception basis may be licensed on a referenced basis. In that case, the following applies. Rather than obtaining entitlements for the activated processor cores available to the program, licensee must obtain PVU entitlements for this program sufficient to cover the environment made available to the referenced program as if the program itself were executing everywhere the referenced program was executing, independent of the basis on which the referenced program is licensed.
Passport Advantage program licenses
Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters
Part description Part number IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Tasktop Edition Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Processor Value Unit (PVU) E0F23LL Annual SW S&S Rnwl Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Processor Value Unit (PVU) Lic D0UYDLL + SW S&S 12 Mo Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Processor Value Unit (PVU) SW D0UYELL S&S Reinstate 12 Mo
Passport Advantage supply
Program name/description Part number Ratl LC Int Adpt TE V1.0.0 Ratl Lifecycle Int Adpt Tasktop Edtion Multiplatforms BT0HTEN English Media Pack
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.
Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Tasktop Edition V1.0.0
Entitled maintenance Media packs description Part offerings description number IBM Rational Lifecycle Ratl Lifecycle Int Adpt BT0HTEN Integration Adapters Tasktop Edtion Tasktop Edition per Multiplatforms English Processor Value Unit Media Pack IBM Rational Lifecycle Ratl Lifecycle Int Adpt BT0HTEN Integration Adapters Tasktop Edtion Tasktop Edition per Multiplatforms English Processor Value Unit For Media Pack System Z
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Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters
Part description Part number IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters Tasktop Edition Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Proc VU for Sys z Annual SW S&S E0F24LL Rnwl Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Proc VU for Sys z Lic + SW S&S D0UYFLL 12 Mo Ratl LC Int Adpt TE Per Proc VU for Sys z SW S&S D0UYGLL Reinstate 12 Mo
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