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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 products deliver additional data reduction capabilities and enhanced support for virtualized environments

IBM United States Software Announcement 210-029
February 16, 2010

 
 ENUS210-029.PDF (164KB)

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IBM® Tivoli® Storage Manager V6.2 and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 offer:

  • New data reduction capabilities: More effective data management through source-side data deduplication to help conserve network bandwidth and slow the rate of data growth by eliminating redundant data.
  • Simplified management of virtualized environments: Administration is simplified with auto discovery of new VMware guests and support for Microsoft® Hyper-V guest backups using Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS), which helps reduce the overall number of agents to manage.
  • Productivity enhancements: Storage administrators can automatically schedule and distribute Tivoli Storage Manager backup-archive client updates for Microsoft Windows®, which helps deliver quicker and less labor intensive software distribution.
  • Performance enhancements: Simultaneous migration and storage pool backup combines windows for migration, storage pool backup, and copy active-data into one process that can help reduce the overall time for these operations, potentially freeing up Tivoli Storage Manager server resources to perform other administrative operations.

For ordering, contact your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).


 
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The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 products in this announcement deliver enhanced data management through source-side (which can also be referred to as client) data deduplication, help simplify management of virtualized environments, and schedule and automatically distribute Tivoli Storage Manager maintenance updates to Microsoft Windows systems.

The Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 products consist of:

  • Tivoli Storage Manager
  • Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition
  • Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks
  • Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management
  • IBM System Storage™ Archive Manager
  • Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning

Refer to the Description section for detailed product information on the above products.


 
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Refer to the Technical information section.


 
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  • March 19, 2010: Electronic - English only
  • April 16, 2010: Media - English only

 
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Although overall pace of business growth has slowed, the creation of digital content has continued to grow relentlessly. The enhancements delivered in the IBM Tivoli Storage V6.2 products build on the success of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1. These enhancements continue to help businesses manage data growth with data reduction and protection of virtualized environments, as well as important storage administrator productivity enhancements.

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2

Enhanced data reduction capabilities help conserve network bandwidth and data storage

Tivoli Storage Manager and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition provide significant data reduction through progressive incremental backup, built-in data deduplication capability, and client compression. In addition, data reduction can be achieved through use of storage devices that can support compression and data deduplication. Data deduplication is defined as the elimination of redundant files and subfiles. These subfiles may also be referred to as chunks, blocks, or extents. Only one instance is stored for each common chunk. Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 extend their data reduction capabilities by adding a new, built-in source-side data deduplication. Source-side data deduplication helps conserve network bandwidth by not moving duplicate files or portions of a file over the network during backup operations. By helping to reduce the amount of data that is sent, backups can be performed faster and the amount of space required in storage pools may grow at a slower rate.

Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 source-side data deduplication is performed for file data. It is optimized to help reduce network 'chattiness' when identifying duplicate data. Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 compile statistics for the respective Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 backup-archive client to report on deduplication and data reduction savings. Examples of these statistics are:

  • Deduplication reduction - the size of the duplicate chunks found and the initial file or data size.
  • Total number of files deduplicated - the number of files for which deduplication took place.
  • Total data reduction ratio - this ratio adds in the benefits of progressive incremental backup and data compression.

In addition, the data deduplication capability is available in Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and in Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 at no additional charge. Previously, data deduplication was only available in Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition.

Enhanced support for virtualized environments

Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 deliver important enhancements for VMware ESX and ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualized environments. If you are using Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 or Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 in VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) environments, you can automatically discover when new guests are brought online. This greatly helps simplify management and administration by eliminating the manual process to track guests. In addition, Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 leverage the VMware vStorage application programming interface (API) for file-level backup and recovery. This helps reduce the overall impact of the backup and recovery operation via LAN-free backup of virtual machines from a centralized backup server.

Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 support Microsoft Hyper-V guest backup using Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). This capability enables a full snapshot backup of a guest machine. The snapshots synchronize with applications and file systems inside guests with VSS. This enhancement helps simplify management and administration because there are now fewer agents to manage. Since there are fewer loads on the host systems, the overall impact of the backup and recovery operation can be reduced.

Enhanced storage administrator productivity via automatic client deployment for Tivoli Storage Manager and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition backup-archive clients for Windows

The updating of backup-archive clients for Windows can be quicker and less labor intensive with Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 or Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2. From the Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 Administration Center, you select a maintenance level to be distributed to a list of existing clients. The distribution and code updates are run automatically on the clients, based on a predefined policy and schedule. Also from the Administration Center, you can review the client distribution status. Tivoli Storage Manager or Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition backup-archive client for Windows maintenance distribution is supported for upgrade from V5.4, or later, to V6.2. A wizard is used to set the basic server configuration required for client auto deployments, including capabilities such as identification of:

  • Where the deployment packages are to be stored
  • The storage media on which to store deployment packages
  • The retention policies for the deployment packages

Performance enhancements for selected server operations

The windows for data migration, storage pool backup, and copy active-data can be combined into a single operation. This consolidation helps to reduce the total time needed for completion of all these critical backup operations. This reduction in total time needed can then free the Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 or Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 server for other operations. Compared to the existing simultaneous write function, this new capability helps reduce the need for tape devices during client store operations {backup, archive, and client hierarchical storage management (HSM)}.

Enhanced security for data transmissions

In-flight data encryption using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is expanded in Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2 to the following platforms (in addition to Windows and IBM AIX®, which continue to be supported):

  • Linux®
  • Solaris
  • HP-UX

This helps to ensure secure data transmission between client and server using 256-bit AES encryption for in-flight data. Both the client and the server can use third-party certificates from a certificate authority. The ability to use third-party certificates significantly helps simplify the deployment and validation of Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 server certificates.

Faster backup of Microsoft Windows environments

Prior to Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 or Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2, during a Windows system state backup, if any system or boot file changes were detected, the entire collection of system and boot files were backed up again. However, typically, most system state-related maintenance changes very few system and boot files. Given the explosive growth in the amount of Windows 2008 system state data, backing up the entire set of system and boot files, especially across a large organization, can place an undue burden on the backup network and storage. With Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 or Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2, now only system and boot files that are changed are backed up, and not the entire set of system and boot files. The result is the potential for faster backups that require less network bandwidth and less storage space. This enhancement applies to Windows 2008, Windows 2003, Windows 7, and Windows Vista families of operating systems.

Support devices via the small computer system interface (SCSI) pass-through interface on Windows

This enhancement helps improve storage administrator productivity and helps them comply with security policies that allow only signed drivers. With this enhancement, the Windows native device driver can be used instead of the Tivoli Storage Manager or Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition driver. When the Windows native device driver is used, it only needs to be installed once. The Windows native driver can automatically claim all devices it supports and users no longer have to manually update the driver for each device through the device manager.

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning V6.2

Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning V6.2 provides automated data protection, helps reduce the impact of data backups and restores on the SAP database server, and can reduce the administrator workload necessary to help meet data protection and storage management requirements. It seamlessly integrates with the database-specific utilities of IBM DB2® UDB and Oracle (RMAN), and with the SAP BR*Tools. Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning is specifically optimized to help protect your vital SAP data. An administration assistant helps maximize administrator productivity by helping to simplify administration, configuration, and monitoring of Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning in production environments. This powerful solution helps enable administrators to effectively, consistently, and reliably manage backup and recovery of multiple SAP systems with large volumes of data. The Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning software module allows multiple SAP database servers to share a single Tivoli Storage Manager server to automatically manage the backup data. In addition, it supports distributing the data of a single SAP database server among various Tivoli Storage Manager servers. As the intelligent interface to SAP databases, Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning V6.2 supports heterogeneous environments with large volume data backups, data recovery, redirected restore, and disaster recovery of multiple SAP database servers.

Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning V6.2 is enhanced to perform more efficient backup of very large SAP databases (for example, databases larger than one terabyte). This is accomplished by breaking up extremely large SAP database objects into multiple smaller objects. This enables more flexibility on server-side maintenance tasks, such as backup storage pool operations, as they can now be interrupted without being required to start all over again.

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks V6.2

Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks works with servers and client computers to make data transfers over a Storage Area Network (SAN). It allows SAN-connected Tivoli Storage Manager servers and Tivoli Storage Manager client computers to make maximum use of their direct network connection to storage. Key benefits of Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Network:

  • Helps reduce the impact of data protection on the LAN and can reduce CPU utilization on both client and server
  • Delivers LAN-free backup and restore that helps remove data transfer from the LAN, providing high-performance backup and restore that helps minimize network traffic and improves application performance and transaction response times on the Tivoli Storage Manager server
  • Supports a SAN-connected tape library, where multiple servers can share a tape library and tape drives on a SAN

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management V6.2

The IBM AIX and Linux components of Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management are updated in V6.2 to exploit the enhancements in Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2. The HP-UX and Solaris components remain unchanged from V6.1.

IBM System Storage Archive Manager V6.2

IBM System Storage Archive Manager provides data retention capabilities that help meet requirements for data retention and disposition. IBM System Storage Archive Manager's existing policy-based data management capabilities use an open API. IBM System Storage Archive Manager is designed to prevent the modification of data under its control and to prevent the deletion of that data by unauthorized agents (individual or program) prior to the expiration of the retention period. This helps ensure that neither individuals nor programs can maliciously or accidentally delete data under IBM System Storage Archive Manager control.

IBM System Storage Archive Manager V6.2, based on IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2, incorporates many of the same enhancements and new features described previously, such as:

  • Source-side data deduplication to help conserve network bandwidth slow the rate of data growth by eliminating redundant data.
  • Simplified management of virtualized environments: Administration is simplified with auto discovery of new VMware guests and support for Microsoft Hyper-V guest backups using VSS, which helps reduce the overall number of agents to manage.
  • Productivity enhancements: Storage administrators can automatically schedule and distribute Tivoli Storage Manager backup-archive client updates for Microsoft Windows, which helps deliver quicker and less labor intensive software distribution.
  • Performance enhancements: Backup operations, that previously had to be performed sequentially, can be combined into a single operation, helping to reduce the overall backup window.

Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 products in this announcement, when used in accordance with associated documentation of IBM, are capable 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 U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested via the following IBM Web site

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

 
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IBM intends to deliver the translated version of the Tivoli Storage Manager products.

Tivoli Storage Manager server and client:

  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Russian

Tivoli Storage Manager client only:

  • Czech
  • Hungarian
  • Polish

The information on the new products is intended to outline our general product direction and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision. The information on the new products is for informational purposes only and may not be incorporated into any contract. The information on the new products is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code, or functionality. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion.


 
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 Program               Program
 Number         VR     Name
 
 5608-E01      V6.2    IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
 5608-E02      V6.2    IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
                       Extended Edition
 5608-E03      V6.2    IBM System Storage Archive Manager
 5608-E05      V6.2    IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for
                       Enterprise Resource Planning
 5608-E07      V6.2    IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
                       for Storage Area Networks
 5608-E12      V6.2    IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
                       for Space Management

 
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Comprehensive education for IBM Tivoli products is offered through Worldwide Tivoli 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/tivoli/education/

 
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Product information is available via the Offering Information Web site

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

Also, visit the Passport Advantage® Web site

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

 
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The publications listed below will be available in English and can be downloaded from the following Web site on the general availability date. Translated copies in selected languages will be available for download within 60 days of the general availability date.

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tsminfo/v6/index.jsp
 
Title                                                   Order Number
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for AIX Installation Guide   GC23-9781
V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for AIX Administrator's      SC23-9769
Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for AIX Administrator's      SC23-9775
Reference V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for SAN for AIX              SC23-9797
Storage Agent User's Guide V6.2
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for HP-UX Installation       GC23-9782
Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for HP-UX Administrator's    SC23-9770
Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for HP-UX Administrator's    SC23-9776
Reference V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for SAN for HP-UX            SC23-9798
Storage Agent User's Guide V6.2
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Sun Solaris              GC23-9784
Installation Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Sun Solaris              SC23-9772
Administrator's Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Sun Solaris              SC23-9778
Administrator's Reference V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for SAN for Sun Solaris      SC23-9800
Storage Agent User's Guide V6.2
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Linux Installation       GC23-9783
Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Linux Administrator's    SC23-9771
Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Linux Administrator's    SC23-9777
Reference V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for SAN for Linux            SC23-9799
Storage Agent User's Guide V6.2
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Windows Installation     GC23-9785
Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Windows Administrator's  SC23-9773
Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Windows Administrator's  SC23-9779
Reference V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for SAN for Windows          SC23-9553
Storage Agent User's Guide V6.2
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Messages V6.2                GC23-9787
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Performance and Tuning       GC23-9788
Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Problem Determination        GC23-9789
Guide V6.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Integration Guide for        SC27-2828
Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for UNIX® and Linux           SC23-9791
Backup-Archive Clients Installation and User's Guide
V6.2
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Windows Backup-Archive   SC23-9792
Clients Installation and User's Guide V6.2
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management for     SC23-9794
UNIX and Linux User's Guide V6.2
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Using the Application        SC23-9793
Program Interface V6.2
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource      SC33-6340
Planning Data Protection for SAP Installation and
User's Guide for Oracle V6.2
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource      SC33-6341
Planning Data Protection for SAP Installation and
User's Guide for DB2 V6.2
 
 

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, where IBM does business.


 
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Specified operating environment

Hardware and software requirements

Tivoli Storage Manager supported devices

Refer to the following Web site for the list of devices that are supported by Tivoli Storage Manager (5608-E01), Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition (5608-E02), and IBM System Storage Archive Manager (5608-E03). Libraries that have more than four drives or more than 48 tape slots require a license for Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition.

http://www.ibm.com/software/sysmgmt/products/support/IBMTivoliStorage Manager.html

Hardware and software requirements for the Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 products are available at the Web site listed with each product below.

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V6.21

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21243309

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.21

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21243309

IBM System Storage Archive Manager V6.21

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21243309

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning V6.2

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=667&uid=swg21219410

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks V6.2

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=1018&uid=swg21321214

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management V6.2

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=725&uid=swg21321200

1Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2, Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2, and IBM System Storage Archive Manager V6.2 have the same hardware, software, and supported device requirements.

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.

Companion products

Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 customers may want to consider purchasing IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack. Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack is complementary with Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2. The progressive incremental backup methodology of Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack is consistent with Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2's methodology and value proposition of helping you minimize the amount of data requiring backup by copying changed data only. In addition, if you desire to add tape to your Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack environment, you can effectively back up your Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack solution directly to Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2. Then, Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 can take over tiered storage management of Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack data to help reduce cost and assimilate backup processing of enterprise data.

Many Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack customers have already implemented this exact scenario of supplementing their Tivoli Storage Manager environment in the data center with a Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack solution in remote branch offices, or a Tivoli Storage Manager Fastback solution for specific mission-critical servers where continuous data protection is desired.

Tivoli Storage Manager customers may consider purchasing IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations. Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations is a real-time, continuous data protection solution specifically designed for laptops and desktops. Tivoli Storage Manager can be used with Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations to provide off-machine protection when a user is connected, so real-time backups still occur. Tivoli Storage Manager provides off-site copies of backup data for vaulting, auditable disaster recovery plan, and tape and media management.

Customers who have a SAN environment may consider purchasing IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center in addition to Tivoli Storage Manager. The customer can benefit from the ability to more fully manage their storage environment, including backup and recovery, management of disk performance, management of the physical network of the SAN, logical connections between the devices, and capacity management of file systems and databases. Additionally, IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Data complements Tivoli Storage Manager. The customer who leverages these products can benefit from the ability to extend policies and file reports to directly initiate a Tivoli Storage Manager's backup or archive when certain threshold conditions are met, or in the case of file reports, if conditions deem it necessary.

Performance considerations

The Tivoli Storage Manager product's performance will vary depending upon your particular configuration, the client and server options, and customization.

Planning information

Direct customer support

Installation and technical support is provided by Global Services. For more information call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

For technical support or assistance, contact your IBM representative or visit

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

Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 products are distributed with:

  • International Program License Agreement (Z125-3301)
  • License Information document
  • DVD media
  • Publications (refer to the Publications section)

This program, when downloaded from a Web site, contains the applicable IBM license agreement and License Information, if appropriate, and will be presented for acceptance at the time of installation of the program. For future reference, the license and License Information will be stored in a directory such as LICENSE.TXT.

Security, auditability, and control

Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 products 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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IBM Tivoli software products are priced using IBM Tivoli's Enhanced Value-Based Pricing. The Enhanced Value-Based Pricing system is based upon the IBM Tivoli Environment-Managed Licensing Model, which uses a managed-environment approach - whereby price is determined by what is managed rather than the number and type of product components installed.

For example, all servers monitored with IBM Tivoli's monitoring product (IBM Tivoli Monitoring) require entitlements sufficient for those servers. Other Tivoli products may manage clients, client devices, agents, network nodes, users, or other items, and are licensed and priced accordingly.

Unlike typical systems management licensing models that require entitlements of specific software components to specific systems, the IBM Tivoli Environment-Managed Licensing Model provides the customer flexibility to deploy its IBM Tivoli software products within its environment in a manner that can address and respond to the customer's evolving architecture. That is, as the architecture of a customer's environment changes, the customer's implementation of IBM Tivoli software can be altered, as needed, without affecting the customer's license requirements (as long as the customer does not exceed its entitlements to the software).

Under Enhanced Value-Based Pricing, licensing and pricing of server-oriented applications are determined based upon the server's use in the customer's environment. Typically, such applications are licensed and priced in a manner that corresponds to each installed and activated processor of the server managed by the IBM Tivoli application to help correlate price to value while offering a simple solution.

Where a server is physically partitioned, this approach is modified. This partitioning technique is the approach used with systems that have either multiple cards or multiple frames, each of which can be configured independently. For servers capable of physical partitioning (for example, IBM System p® Scalable POWERparallel Systems® servers, Sun Ultra servers, and HP Superdome servers), an entitlement is required for each processor in the physical partition being managed by the Tivoli application. For example, assume that a server has 24 processors installed in aggregate. If this server is not partitioned, entitlements are required for all 24 processors. If, however, it is physically partitioned into three partitions, each containing eight processors, and Tivoli products were managing only one of the three partitions, then entitlements would be required for the eight processors on the physical partition managed by the IBM Tivoli application.

For servers with virtual or logical partitions, entitlements are required for all installed and activated processors on the server. For each IBM Tivoli application managing a clustered environment, licensing is based on the cumulative number of installed and activated processors on each server in the cluster. Where the cluster includes physically partitioned servers, the considerations described above concerning physically partitioned servers apply as well.

Enhanced Value-Based Pricing recognizes the convergence of RISC and UNIX, and Microsoft Windows and Intel® technologies, in order to simplify your licensing requirements, and to provide a smoother, more scalable model. Pricing and licensing does not differentiate between non-System z server platforms or operating systems. For some products, this platform neutrality extends to System z® and other host servers as well.

IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing terminology definitions

Client device or client

A client device is a computing device that requests the execution of a set of commands, procedures, or applications from another computer system that is typically referred to as a server. Multiple client devices may share access to a common server. A client device generally has some processing capability or is programmable to allow a user to do work. Examples include, but are not limited to, notebook computers, desktop computers, desk side computers, technical workstations, appliances, automated teller machines, point-of-sale terminals, tills and cash registers, and kiosks.

Enterprise

An enterprise is a person or single entity and those subsidiaries with more than 50% ownership.

IFL

This optional facility enables additional processing capacity exclusively for Linux workload, with no effect on the model designation of a System z or OS/390® server. Consequently, executing Linux workload on the IBM IFL will not, in most cases, result in any increased IBM software charges for z/OS®, OS/390, VM, VSE, or TPF operating systems and applications. There is, as indicated, a charge associated with the IFL, and there may also be a charge for applications which run on the IFL.

The IFL may be dedicated to a single Linux-mode logical partition or it may be shared by multiple Linux-mode logical partitions. Installations should note that the Linux workspace enabled by this facility will not support any of the traditional S/390® operating systems (OS/390, TPF, VSE, or VM). Only Linux applications or Linux operating in conjunction with the Virtual Image Facility, an environment that operates within a logical partition or in native S/390 mode and provides the capability to create multiple Linux images, are supported by IBM S/390 IFL.

Managed processor (charging under full capacity in the managed environment)

Managed processor charges are based on the active processors on the machines in the computing environment affiliated with the program rather than on the server where the program is run. The managed processors which require PoEs are defined in the License Information's program-unique terms.

Notes:

  1. IBM defines a physical processor in a computer as a functional unit that interprets and executes instructions. A physical processor consists of at least an instruction control unit and one or more arithmetic and logic units.
  2. Multicore technology allows two or more processors (commonly called cores) to be active on a single silicon chip. With multicore technology, IBM considers each core to be a physical processor. For example, in a dual-core chip, there are two physical processors residing on the single silicon chip.
  3. The program may not run on some or all of the processors for which PoEs are required by the program's valuation method.
  4. In the System z IFL environment, each IFL engine is considered a single physical processor.
  5. Threading, a technique which makes a single processor seem to perform as two or more, does not affect the count of physical processors.
  6. Where blade technology is employed, each blade is considered a separate server and charging is based upon the total number of processors on the blades with which the program is affiliated.
  7. Not all processors require the same number of Value Unit entitlements. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required, refer to the processor Value Unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage Web site
    http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage

Processor (per processor charging under full capacity)

In full capacity charging, PoEs must be acquired for all activated processors (available for use) that are on the server where the program or a component of the program is run.

Notes:

  1. IBM defines a physical processor in a computer as a functional unit that interprets and executes instructions. A physical processor consists of at least an instruction control unit and one or more arithmetic and logic units.
  2. Multicore technology allows two or more processors (commonly called cores) to be active on a single silicon chip. With multicore technology, IBM considers each core to be a physical processor. For example, in a dual-core chip, there are two physical processors residing on the single silicon chip.
  3. In the System z IFL environment, each IFL engine is considered a single physical processor.
  4. Threading, a technique which makes a single processor seem to perform as two or more, does not affect the count of physical processors.
  5. Where blade technology is employed, each blade is considered a separate server and charging is based upon the total number of processors on the blade on which the program is run.
  6. When a server is shipped with six processors, but two of them are inactive, four processors are active for the customer.
  7. Not all processors require the same number of Value Unit entitlements. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required, refer to the processor value unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage Web site
    http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage

Server

A server is a computer system that executes requested procedures, commands, or applications to one or more user or client devices over a network. A PoE must be obtained for each server on which the program or a component of the program is run or for each server managed by the program. Where blade technology is employed, each blade is considered a separate server.

Standby or backup systems

For programs running or resident on backup machines, IBM defines three types of situations: cold, warm, and hot. In cold and warm situations, a separate entitlement for the copy on the backup machine is normally not required and typically no additional charge applies. In a hot backup situation, the customer needs to acquire other license or entitlements sufficient for that server. All programs running in backup mode must be solely under the customer's control, even if running at another enterprise's location.

As a practice, the following are definitions and allowable actions concerning the copy of the program used for backup purposes.

Cold: A copy of the program may reside, for backup purposes, on a machine as long as the program is not started. There is no additional charge for this copy.

Warm: A copy of the program may reside for backup purposes on a machine and is started, but is idling, and is not doing any work of any kind. There is no additional charge for this copy.

Hot: A copy of the program may reside for backup purposes on a machine, is started, and is doing work. The customer must acquire a license or entitlements for this copy and there will generally be an additional charge.

Doing work includes, for example, production, development, program maintenance, and testing. It also could include other activities such as mirroring of transactions, updating of files, synchronization of programs, data, or other resources (for example, active linking with another machine, program, database or other resource, and so on), or any activity or configurations that would allow an active hot switch or other synchronized switch over between programs, databases, or other resources to occur.

In the case of a program or system configuration that is designed to support a high availability environment by using various techniques (for example, duplexing, mirroring of files, or transactions, maintaining a heartbeat, active linking with another machine, program, database, or other resource), the program is considered to be doing work in the hot situation and a license or entitlement must be purchased.

Terabyte (T/TB)

1 TB of managed storage = 2 to the power of 40 bytes = 1,099,511,627,776 bytes, trillion bytes.

IBM System Storage Archive Manager TB capacity

IBM System Storage Archive Manager TB capacity includes primary disk storage pool size combined with the amount of utilized primary removable media storage used by the IBM System Storage Archive Manager server.

Capacity does not include:

  • Copy storage pools for the space-managed data that reside on disk.
  • Copy storage pools for the space-managed data that reside on removable media.
  • Space used on the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager server for any purpose other than the primary storage of space-managed data.
  • Disk on the host being space managed.

A virtual tape library (VTL) is considered a removable media device, so capacity is based on utilization.

The minimum amount of capacity that can be purchased is 1 TB.

Partial capacity will be rounded up to the next whole number of TB.

Additional capacity must be added in increments of 1 TB.

Processor Value Unit (PVU)

PVU is a unit of measure by which this software product can be licensed. PVU entitlements are based on processor technology (defined within the PVU table2 by processor vendor, brand, type and model number). IBM continues to define a processor, for purposes of PVU-based licensing, to be each processor core on a chip. Each software product has a unique price per PVU. To determine the total cost of deploying an individual software product in a specific hardware environment, you must take the following steps:

  1. 1. For each processor core in the hardware environment on which the software product is to be licensed, determine the PVU requirement based on its processor technology per the PVU table2.
  2. 2. The PVU requirements for all processor cores in the hardware environment.
  3. 3. Multiply the software product's price per PVU by the total number of PVUs required as determined in step 2 above.

PVU entitlements are specific to a software product and may not be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with PVU entitlements of another software product.

2 For information regarding the latest PVU table, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/ pvu_licensing_for_customers.html

Value Units

A Value Unit is a pricing charge metric for program license entitlements, which is based upon the quantity of a specific designated measurement used for a given program. Each program has a designated measurement. The most commonly used designated measurements are processor cores and MSUs. However, for select programs, there are other designated measurements such as servers, users, client devices, and messages. The number of Value Unit entitlements required for your specific implementation of the given program must be obtained from a conversion table associated with the program. You must obtain a PoE for the appropriate number of Value Unit entitlements for your implementation. The Value Unit entitlements of a given program cannot be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with Value Unit entitlements of another program. Whenever the designated measurement is a processor core, not all processors require the same number of Value Unit entitlements. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required, refer to the processor value unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage Web site

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

Product and licensing Web Sites

A complete list of IBM Tivoli products is available at

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

IBM Tivoli product licensing documents are available at

http://www.ibm.com/software/tivoli/products/licensing.html

Passport Advantage

Through the Passport Advantage Agreement, you may receive discounted pricing based on their total volume of eligible products, across all IBM brands, acquired worldwide. The volume is measured by determining the total Passport Advantage points value of the applicable acquisitions. Passport Advantage points are only used for calculating the Entitled Passport Advantage discount.

To determine the required IBM Tivoli product configuration under Passport Advantage, the IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing Model applies. The customer's environment is evaluated on a per-product basis.

Use the following two-step process to determine the total Passport Advantage points value:

  1. Analyze your environment to determine the number of charge units for a product. The quantity of each product's part numbers to be ordered is determine by that analysis.
  2. Order the Passport Advantage part numbers. A Passport Advantage point value, which is the same worldwide for a specific part number regardless of where the order is placed, is assigned to each IBM Tivoli product part number. The Passport Advantage point value for the applicable part number, multiplied by the quantity for that part number, will determine the Passport Advantage points for that IBM Tivoli product part number. The sum of these Passport Advantage points determines the Passport Advantage point value of the applicable IBM Tivoli product authorizations which then may be aggregated with the point value of other applicable Passport Advantage product acquisitions to determine the total Passport Advantage points value.

The discounted pricing available through Passport Advantage is expressed in the form of Suggested Volume Prices (SVPs), which vary depending on the SVP level. Each SVP level is assigned a minimum total Passport Advantage point value, which must be achieved, in order to qualify for that SVP level.

Media packs and documentation packs do not carry Passport Advantage points and are not eligible for SVP discounting.

For additional information on Passport Advantage, refer to the following

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

The following Passport Advantage part number categories may be orderable:

  • License and Software Subscription and Support 12 Months - This is the product authorization with Software subscription and Support to the first anniversary date.
  • Annual Software Subscription and Support Renewal - This is the Software Subscription and Support renewal for one anniversary that applies when a customer renews their existing coverage period prior to the anniversary date at which it expires.
  • Software Subscription and Support Reinstatement 12 months - This is for customers who have allowed their Software Subscription and Support to expire, and later wish to reinstate their Software Subscription and Support.
  • Media packs - These are the physical media, such as CD-ROMs, that deliver the product's code.
  • Documentation packs - These contain printed documentation such as the User's Guide and Release Notes.

Tivoli Storage Manager pricing examples (processor and processor Value Unit based)

The following examples are provided to illustrate the customer's licensing requirements.

References to processor-based licensing do not represent the actual number of entitlements required. Entitlement requirements are Value Unit-based. Processors referenced in these examples represent the designated measurement on which the required number of Value Unit entitlements will be calculated. The number of Value Units required per processor will depend on the processor type. For more information refer to the Value Unit definition in the IBMTivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing terminology definitions. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required per processor, refer to the processor Value Unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage Web Site

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

Notes:

  • License entitlements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition are required for all managed servers including the managing server. Licensing entitlement is Processor Value Unit based and both full capacity and sub-capacity licensing is offered.
  • License entitlements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition are required for all Client Devices being managed.
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager supports tape libraries (including virtual tape libraries) up to and including 4 drives or 48 slots. A Proof of Entitlement for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition is required to use any of the following function: disaster recovery manager, Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP), support of tape libraries (including virtual tape libraries) with more than 4 drives or more than 48 slots.
  • Client Device entitlements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition are interchangeable.
  • An IBM Tivoli Storage Manager server cannot be used to manage IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition components.
  • An IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition server cannot be used to manage IBM Tivoli Storage Manager components.
  • An IBM Tivoli Storage Manager server can communicate with and send data to an IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition server.
  • An IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition server can communicate with, and send data to, an IBM Tivoli Storage Manager server.
  • All NetApp Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices, that are being backed up, must be entitled.
  • If the NAS device is backed up using NDMP, entitlement for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition is required.
  • If the NAS device is backed up using Common Internet File System (CIFS) or Network File System (NFS), entitlement for either IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition is required.
  • An IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks entitlement is required for each IBM Tivoli Storage Manager server that is sharing a library where an IBM Tivoli Storage Manager acts as the library manager. An entitlement is required for each library client and library manager. An IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks license entitlement is required for each system that performs LAN-free operations.

Scenario 1: The customer wants to do basic archiving and retrieval for all of the LAN-connected servers in its network. The customer environment consists of the following:

  • 20 Client devices (laptops)
  • 10 4-way servers
  • Five 8-way mail servers
  • Five 16-way database servers
  • One 32-way server
  • One 8-way managing server

The customer must obtain the following entitlements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition:

 
         Systems managed             Quantity in     Total client   
                                     customer        device         
                                     environment     entitlements   
                                                     required       
 
 Client devices                           20              20        
 
 Total client device entitlements                         20        
 
 
         Systems managed             Quantity in      Processor     
                                       customer      entitlements   
                                     environment      required      
  
 4-way                                    10              40        
  
 8-way                                     5              40        
  
 16-way                                    5              60        
  
 32-way                                    1              32        
  
 8-way (managing server)                   1               8        
  
 Total processor entitlements                            200        
 

The customer must obtain the following additional entitlements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases:

         Systems managed             Quantity in      Processor     
                                       customer      entitlements   
                                     environment      required      
  
 16-way                                    5              80        
  
 Total processor entitlements                             80        
 

Note: This example is valid for any database application supported by IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition is required for each system with a database managed by IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases.

The customer must obtain the following additional entitlements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail:

 
         Systems managed             Quantity in      Processor     
                                       customer      entitlements   
                                     environment      required      
  
 8-way                                     5              40        
  
 Total processor entitlements                             40        
 

Note: This example is valid for any mail application supported by IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition is required for each system with a mail server managed by IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail.

Scenario 2: Assume the customer in Scenario 1 has a SAN and wants to do LAN-free backup using IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks. The customer must obtain the following entitlements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks in addition to the entitlements required in Scenario 1:

 
         Systems managed             Quantity in      Processor     
                                       customer      entitlements   
                                     environment      required      
  
 4-way                                    10              40        
 
 8-way                                     5              40        
 
 16-way                                    5              80        
   
 32-way                                    1              32        
   
 8-way (managing server)                   1               8        
   
 Total processor entitlements                            200        
 

Notes:

  • In this scenario the managing server is also acting as the library manager and the customer wants to do LAN-free operations on all servers in their environment.
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks can be used with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition. Entitlement for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks is in addition to IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition.
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks includes a component called Tivoli SANergy®. The use of this component is limited to LAN-free backup and restore to disk.

Scenario 3: VMware environment with VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) or VMware vStorage API

The customer environment consists of the following:

  • ESX server 1 with four virtual servers, three running as file servers, and the fourth running as a SQL server.
  • ESX server 2 with four virtual servers, three running as file servers, and the fourth running as a Microsoft Exchange server.
  • Both ESX servers are consolidated using VCB onto a VCB proxy server.
  • Each virtual machine is assigned one processor core.
  • The customer is doing file-level backup only.

Notes:

  • The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition full capacity entitlement requirement to back up the VCB (or VMware vStorage API) environment requires that all physical system cores on the VMware ESX servers, being backed up by the proxy server, are to be entitled.
  • The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition sub-capacity entitlement requirement to back up the VCB (or VMware vStorage API) environment requires that the virtual cores, assigned to virtual machines on the VMware ESX servers being backed up by the proxy server, are to be entitled.
  • The VCB (or VMware vStorage API) proxy server does not require entitlement for Tivoli Storage Manager, Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition, or "Tivoli Storage Manager for" products.
 
Full capacity requirement
  
 Quantity of processor                                      
 core entitlements     ESX 1   ESX 2   Proxy server         
 required              (4 way) (4 way) (4 way)        Total 
   
 TSM or TSM Extended                                        
 Edition                  4       4          0          8   
 
 
Sub-capacity requirement
 
 
 Quantity of processor                                      
 core entitlements     ESX 1   ESX 2   Proxy server         
 required              (4 way) (4 way) (4 way)        Total 
  
 TSM or TSM Extended                                        
 Edition                  3       3          0          6   
 
 

Note: Only the virtual machines running as file servers require entitlement since the customer is not doing application specific backup.

Scenario 4: VMware environment with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition backup agent installed inside a virtual machine and the customer is backing up Oracle and Microsoft Exchange

The customer environment consists of the following:

  • ESX server 1 with four virtual servers, three running as file servers, and the fourth running as an Oracle server.
  • ESX server 2 with four virtual servers, three running as file servers, and the fourth running as a Microsoft Exchange server.
  • Each virtual machine is assigned one processor core.

Notes:

  • The full capacity IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition entitlement requirement is based on physical system cores and not virtual cores.
  • The sub-capacity IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition entitlement requirement is based on virtual cores.
Full capacity requirements
 
 
 Quantity of processor                       
 core entitlements     ESX 1   ESX 2         
 required              (4 way) (4 way) Total 
  
 TSM or TSM Extended                         
 Edition                  4       4      8   
  
 TSM for Databases        4       0      4   
  
 TSM for Mail             0       4      4   
 
 

Note: If VMware VMotion is running across all ESX servers, enabling migration of virtual machines between the two ESX servers, then the ESX cluster is treated as the server at full capacity, which requires all cores on all ESX servers to be entitled. If VMotion is running in the above scenario, then IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases, and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail will each require eight cores to be entitled.

 
Sub-capacity requirements
 
 
 Quantity of processor                       
 core entitlements     ESX 1   ESX 2         
 required              (4 way) (4 way) Total 
  
 TSM or TSM Extended                         
 Edition                  4       4      8   
  
 TSM for Databases        1       0      1   
  
 TSM for Mail             0       1      1   
 

Note: If VMware VMotion is running across all ESX servers, enabling migration of virtual machines between the two ESX servers, entitlement requirements would not change from the above required entitlements.

Scenario 5: VMware environment with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition backup agent running inside a virtual machine

The customer environment consists of the following:

  • ESX server 1 with four virtual servers, three running as file servers, and the fourth running as an Oracle server.

Notes:

  • The full capacity IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition entitlement requirement is based on physical system cores and not virtual cores.
  • The sub-capacity IBM Tivoli Storage Manager or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition entitlement requirement is based on virtual cores.
 
Full capacity requirements
 
 Quantity of processor               
 core entitlements     ESX 1         
 required              (4 way) Total 
  
 TSM or TSM Extended                 
 Edition                  4      4   
  
 TSM for Databases        4      4   
 
 
Sub-capacity requirements
 
 Quantity of processor               
 core entitlements     ESX 1         
 required              (4 way) Total 
  
 TSM or TSM Extended                 
 Edition                  4      4   
  
 TSM for Databases        1      1   
 

Pricing examples for IBM System Storage Archive Manager

Scenario 1

A customer has an IBM System Storage Archive Manager server with a 5 TB primary disk storage pool and a removable media storage pool that will store 4 TB of data within the next 12 months. The data in the primary storage pools will be copied for off-site protection to a copy pool. The customer has designated 10 TB of removable media for a copy storage pool.

The customer needs to purchase 9 TB of IBM System Storage Archive Manager.

 
  Primary disk     Removable         Capacity       Required        
  Storage Pool     media storage                    entitlements    
                   pool                                             
  
   5 TB            4 TB              9 TB           9 TB of IBM System Storage  
                                                    Archive Manager 
                                                    for Windows

Scenario 2 (additional capacity)

A customer had purchased 9 TBs of IBM System Storage Archive Manager. 12 months after that initial purchase, the customer is managing 9 TB of data. Over the next 12 months the customer estimates they will need to manage an additional 2.4 TB worth of data.

The customer should purchase an additional 3 TB of IBM System Storage Archive Manager.

 
  Primary disk     Removable         Capacity       Required        
  Storage Pool     media storage                    entitlements    
                   pool                                             
  
   5 TB            6.4 TB            11.4 TB        12 TB of IBM System Storage  
                                                    Archive Manager 
                                                    for Windows

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

Product group: Tivoli Storage Management

Product category: Tivoli Storage Manager

 
                                                           PID
Product Identifier Descriptions                            Number
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager                                 5608-E01
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition                5608-E02
IBM Tivoli System Storage Archive Manager                  5608-E03
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource         5608-E05
 Planning
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks       5608-E07
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management            5608-E12

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.

Media pack description and entitled Maintenance
offerings description                            Part number
 
IBM TSM V6.2 MP EN                               BJ0UQEN
IBM TSM EE V6.2 MP EN                            BJ0UREN
IBM SSAM V6.2 MP EN                              BJ0USEN
IBM TSM ERP V6.2 MP EN                           BJ0UTEN
IBM TSM SAN V6.2 MP EN                           BJ0UUEN
IBM TSM SM V6.2 MP EN                            BJ0UVEN

Current licensees

Current licensees, with support in effect, will receive instructions on how to order this update.

New licensees

Orders for new licenses will be accepted now.

Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.

Basic license

Ordering information for Passport Advantage

Passport Advantage allows you to have a common anniversary date for Software Subscription and Support (SW S&S) renewals, which can simplify management and budgeting for eligible new versions and releases (and related technical support) for your covered products. The anniversary date, established at the start of your Passport Advantage Agreement, will remain unchanged while your Passport Advantage Agreement remains in effect. New software purchases will initially include twelve full months of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance). Software Subscription and Support in the second year (the first year of renewal) can be prorated to be coterminous with your common anniversary date. Thereafter, all Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) will renew at the common anniversary date for twelve full months of Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance).

Refer to the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement and to the IBM Software Support Handbook for specific terms relating to, and a more complete description of, technical support provided through Software Subscription and Support.

The quantity to be specified for the Passport Advantage part numbers in the following table is per 10 Processor Value Units, per terabytes, and per client device. To order for Passport Advantage, specify the desired part number and quantity.

Description                                              Part Number
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
 10 Processor Value Units:
  License and SW S&S 12 Months3                            D56FULL
  Annual SW S&S Renewal                                    E029KLL
  SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                           D56FWLL
  Lnx on z - License and SW S&S 12 Months                  D56Q5LL
  Months
  Lnx on z - Annual SW S&S Renewal                         E02B7LL
  Lnx on z - SW S&S Reinstatement                          D56Q6LL
  12 Months
  Tradeup from Tivoli Storage Manager Express
  License and SW S&S 12 Months                             D59V5LL
 Client devices:
  License and SW S&S 12 Months                             D5158LL
  Annual SW S&S Renewal                                    E00AJLL
  SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                           D515ALL
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition
 10 Processor Value Units:
  License and SW S&S 12 Months3                            D56FELL
  Annual SW S&S Renewal                                    E029ELL
  SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                           D56FFLL
  Lnx on z - License and SW S&S 12 Months                  D56FJLL
  Lnx on z - Annual SW S&S Renewal                         E029GLL
  Lnx on z - SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                D56FKLL
  Tradeup from Tivoli Storage Manager
  License and SW S&S 12 Months                             D56FILL
  Tradeup from Tivoli Storage Manager Express
  License and SW S&S 12 Months                             D59V6LL
 Client devices:
  License and SW S&S 12 Months                             D51MKLL
  Annual SW S&S Renewal                                    E00IALL
  SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                           D51MMLL

3 Client licenses are interchangeable between IBM Tivoli Storage Manager and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition.

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks
 10 Processor Value Units:
  License and SW S&S 12 Months                             D56FPLL
  Annual SW S&S Renewal                                    E029ILL
  SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                           D56FQLL
 Client devices:
  License and SW S&S 12 Months                             D51MYLL
  Annual SW S&S Renewal                                    E00IELL
  SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                           D51N0LL
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management
 10 Processor Value Units:
  License and SW S&S 12 Months                             D56FLLL
  Annual SW S&S Renewal                                    E029HLL
  SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                           D56FMLL
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning
 10 Processor Value Units:
  License and SW S&S 12 Months                             D56F7LL
  Annual SW S&S Renewal                                    E029CLL
  SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                           D56FBLL
 
IBM System Storage Archive Manager
 
                                                     Part
Description                                          Number
 
Per Terabyte (1-12)
 License and SW S&S 12 Months                        D61H2LL
Per Terabyte (1-12)
 Annual SW S&S Renewal                               E040YLL
Per Terabyte (1-12)
 SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                      D61H3LL
 
Per Terabyte (13-32)
 License and SW S&S 12 Months                        D61G7LL
Per Terabyte (13-32)
 Annual SW S&S Renewal                               E040ILL
Per Terabyte (13-32)
 SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                      D61G8LL
 
Per Terabyte (33-64)
 License and SW S&S 12 Months                        D61GHLL
Per Terabyte (33-64)
 Annual SW S&S Renewal                               E040NLL
Per Terabyte (33-64)
 SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                      D61GILL
 
Per Terabyte (65-100)
 License and SW S&S 12 Months                        D61GJLL
Per Terabyte (65-100)
 Annual SW S&S Renewal                               E040PLL
Per Terabyte (65-100)
 SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                      D61GKLL
 
Per Terabyte (101-250)
 License and SW S&S 12 Months                        D61GLLL
Per Terabyte (101-250)
 Annual SW S&S Renewal                               E040QLL
Per Terabyte (101-250)
 SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                      D61GMLL
 
Per Terabyte (251+)
 License and SW S&S 12 Months                        D61GNLL
Per Terabyte (251+)
 Annual SW S&S Renewal                               E040RLL
Per Terabyte (251+)
 SW S&S Reinstatement 12 Months                      D61GPLL
 

Media packs are orderable in English only. To order a media pack for Passport Advantage, specify the part number in the desired quantity from the following table:

                                                  Part
Description                                       number
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2                   BJ0UQEN
Media Pack - English
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition V6.2  BJ0UREN
Media Pack - English
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area       BJ0UUEN
Networks V6.2 Media Pack - English
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management   BJ0UVEN
V6.2 Media Pack - English4
 
IBM System Storage Archive Manager V6.2 Media     BJ0USEN
Pack - English
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise         BJ0UTEN
Resource Planning V6.2 Media Pack -
English

The products listed in the above table are also available via Web download from Passport Advantage.

4 These DVDs are also included in the Tivoli Storage Manager and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition packages.


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

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.

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. IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) with the initial license acquisition of each program 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. 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.

License Information form number
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager: L-JSHW-7XXPYE
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition: L-JSHW-7XXPYE
  • IBM System Storage Archive Manager: L-JSHW-7XXPYE
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks: L-JSHW-7XXPYE
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource Planning: L-JSHW-7ZLM32
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management: L-JSHW-7ZLMWG

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

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 will be available for a minimum of five years from the general availability date, as long as your Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as 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 Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) also provides you with access to updates, 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

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 (1) for programs acquired under the IBM International Passport Advantage offering, this term applies only to your first acquisition of the program and (2) 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.

Authorization for use on home/portable computer

You may not copy and use this program on another computer without paying additional license fees.

Volume orders (IVO)

No

IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement
Passport Advantage applies

Yes, and through the Passport Advantage Web site at

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

Yes

Usage is limited to the quantity of Processor Value Units, client devices, and terabytes licensed.

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

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance)

Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) applies

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

While your Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) 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, only 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 (Software Maintenance) 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 Web site at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel

No

System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.


 
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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 Web site

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

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: YE001

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

System Storage and Electronic Service Agent are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, Tivoli, AIX, DB2, Passport Advantage, System p, Scalable POWERparallel Systems, System z, OS/390, z/OS, S/390, SANergy and ibm.com are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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

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

Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

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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