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IBM Rational Requirements Composer V4.0.1 helps teams achieve better project outcomes through improved requirements definition and management

IBM United States Software Announcement 212-516
November 27, 2012


Table of contents
Overview Overview Technical information Technical information
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Ordering information Ordering information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Description Description Prices Prices
Program number Program number  Order now Order now
Publications Publications


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Rational® Requirements Composer V4.0.1, part of Collaborative Lifecycle Management, expands support for enterprise deployment, delivers higher value for some systems customers, and provides enhanced capability for customer consumability (time-to-value) in the software and IT market. New capabilities include:

For ordering, contact your IBM® representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: AE001).



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Overview
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Rational Requirements Composer delivers the essential business capability to define business needs and manage all project requirements across the development lifecycle. It fosters better business and development collaboration in an online requirements community involving a wide set of stakeholders (customers, analysts, developers, testers, and operations or production).

Rational Requirements Composer V4.0.1, part of Collaborative Lifecycle Management, expands support for enterprise deployment, delivers higher value for some systems customers, and provides enhanced capability for customer consumability (time-to-value) in the software and IT market. New capabilities include:

Rational Requirements Composer is part of a broader IBM Rational solution called the Collaborative Lifecycle Management solution. It advances the way teams work together to develop products and solutions. For more information on the CLM vision, architecture, products, and community, visit

http://jazz.net


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Key prerequisites
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For details, refer to the Hardware requirements and the Software requirements sections.



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Planned availability date
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November 27, 2012: Electronic availability

December 14, 2012: Media availability



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Description
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IBM Rational Requirements Composer V4.0.1 supports the following new and improved capabilities to support the business analyst in the development process:



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Availability of national languages
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Product description            Language        GA date
 
Ratl Req Composer Analyst      Multilingual    December 14, 2012
V4.0.1                         (French,
                               Russian,
                               Korean,
                               Chinese -
                               Simplified,
                               Spanish,
                               Portuguese-Brazilian,
                               German,
                               Japanese,
                               Chinese -
                               Traditional,
                               Hungarian,
                               English,
                               Czech,
                               Italian,
                               Polish)


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Program number
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Program
number     VRM                Program name
 
5724-W87   4.0.1              IBM Rational Requirements
                              Composer


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Offering Information
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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

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

Also, visit the Passport Advantage® website

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


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Publications
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No publications are shipped with this product.

The IBM Publications Center

http://www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. Payment options for orders are via credit card (in the US) or customer number for 20 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries.



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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Disk space

Display

Memory

Network bandwidth use

Processor

Software requirements

Application servers

Databases

Eclipse -- IBM Eclipse SDK 3.6.2 and future fix packs

Web servers

Identity management

Installer -- Capilano Components ( IBM Installation Manager and IBM Packaging Utility) V1.5.2 and future fix packs

Java™ SDK

License Use Management -- Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 and future fix packs

Runtime environment

Web browsers

Operating systems

AIX®

IBM i

Linux™

Solaris

Windows™

z/OS

The program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the program, if available, such as a readme file, or other information published by IBM , such as an announcement letter. Documentation and other program content may be supplied only in the English language.

Planning information

Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express . Product upgrades and technical support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software, and technical support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

Security, auditability, and control

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



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

Product information

                                                    Product
Licensed function title             Product group   category
 
IBM Rational Requirements Composer  Requirements    Requirements
 Analyst                             Management      Management
IBM Rational Requirements Composer  Requirements    Requirements
 Analyst for Workgroups              Management      Management
IBM Rational Requirements Composer  Requirements    Requirements
 Contributor                         Management      Management
                                      PID        Charge unit
Program name                          number     description
 
IBM Rational Requirements Composer    5724-W87   Per Authorized
 Analyst                                          User Single
                                                  Install
IBM Rational Requirements Composer    5724-W87   Per Authorized
 Analyst                                          User Single
                                                  Install for
                                                  System z
IBM Rational Requirements Composer    5724-W87   Per Floating
 Analyst                                          User Single
                                                  Install
IBM Rational Requirements Composer    5724-W87   Per Floating
 Analyst                                          User Single
                                                  Install for
                                                  System z
IBM Rational Requirements Composer    5724-W87   Per Authorized
 Analyst for Workgroups                           User Single
                                                  Install
IBM Rational Requirements Composer    5724-W87   Per Authorized
 Analyst for Workgroups                           User Single
                                                  Install for
                                                  System z
IBM Rational Requirements Composer    5724-W87   Per Floating
 Contributor                                      User Single
                                                  Install for
                                                  System z
IBM Rational Requirements Composer    5724-W87   Per Authorized
 Contributor                                      User Single
                                                  Install
IBM Rational Requirements Composer    5724-W87   Per Authorized
 Contributor                                      User Single
                                                  Install for
                                                  System z
IBM Rational Requirements Composer    5724-W87   Per Floating
 Contributor                                      User Single
                                                  Install

Charge metrics definitions

Install

Install is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. An install is an installed copy of the program on a physical or virtual disk made available to be executed on a computer. Licensee must obtain an entitlement for each install of the program.

Passport Advantage program licenses

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                         Part
Part description                                         number

IBM Rational Requirements Composer Analyst
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Auth User SI Annual SW S&S     E060ILL
 Rnwl
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Auth User SI Initl FT Lic+S&S  D0C3DLL
 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Auth User SI Lic + SW S&S 12   D06WBLL
 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Auth User SI SW S&S Reinstate  D06WCLL
 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Auth User SI SubSq FT Lic+S&S  E08CDLL
 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Float User SI Annual SW S&S    E08BVLL
 Rnwl
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Float User SI Initl FT         D0C3FLL
 Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Float User SI Lic + SW S&S 12  D0C29LL
 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Float User SI SW S&S           D0C2ALL
 Reinstate 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Float User SI SubSq FT         E08CFLL
 Lic+S&S 12 Mo

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                         Part
Part description                                         number

IBM Rational Requirements Composer Analyst for
 Workgroups
Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps Per Au Us Single Install      E0FWGLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps Per Au Us Single Install      D0W8YLL
 Initl FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps Per Au Us Single Install Lic  D0W8ULL
 + SW S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps Per Au Us Single Install SW   D0W8VLL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo
Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps Per Au Us Single Install      E0FWILL
 Subsq FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                         Part
Part description                                         number
 
IBM Rational Requirements Composer Contributor
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Auth User SI Annual SW     E0665LL
 S&S Rnwl
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Auth User SI Initl FT      D0C3QLL
 Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Auth User SI Lic + SW S&S  D079WLL
 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Auth User SI SW S&S        D079XLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Auth User SI SubSq FT      E08CLLL
 Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Float User SI Annual SW    E08BWLL
 S&S Rnwl
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Float User SI Initl FT     D0C3SLL
 Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Float User SI Lic + SW     D0C2FLL
 S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Float User SI SW S&S       D0C2GLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Float User SI SubSq FT     E08CNLL
 Lic+S&S 12 Mo

Passport Advantage trade-up licenses

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                        Trade-up
                                                        part
Precursor product           Trade-up product            number

IBM Rational Requirements
 Composer Contributor
Competitive                 RRC Contributor AUSI from   D0K1LLL
                             Competitive AUSI Trdup Lic
                             + SW S&S 12 Mo
Competitive                 RRC Contributor FUSI from   D0K1NLL
                             Competitive FUSI Trdup Lic
                             + SW S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer           Ratl Req Compsr             D0C2HLL
 Contributor AUSI            Contributor FUSI from AUSI
                             Trdup Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                        Trade-up
                                                        part
Precursor product           Trade-up product            number

IBM Rational Requirements
 Composer Analyst for
 Workgroups
Competitive                 Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps  D0WABLL
                             fr Competitive Per AUSI TD
                             Up Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                        Trade-up
                                                        part
Precursor product           Trade-up product            number
 
IBM Rational Requirements
 Composer Analyst
Rational Requirement        RRC Analyst Per AUSI Fr     D0PNWLL
 Composer Contributor        RRC Contributor AUSI Trade
 Authorized User Single      Up Lic +
 Install
Rational Requirements       RRC Analyst Per FUSI Fr     D0PNYLL
 Composer Contributor        RRC Contributor FUSI Trade
 Floating User Single        Up Lic + S
 Install
Competitive                 Ratl Req Cmpsr Analyst      D0C2NLL
                             AUSI fr Competitive Trdup
                             Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
Competitive                 Ratl Req Cmpsr Analyst      D0C2DLL
                             FUSI fr Competitv Trdup
                             Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
RRC Analyst for Workgroups  Ratl Req Comp Analyst fr    D0W94LL
 AUSI                        RRC Ast for Wgps Per AUSI
                             TD Up Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
RRC Analyst for Workgroups  Ratl Req Comp Analyst fr    D0W95LL
 AUSI                        RRC Ast for Wgps Per FUSI
                             TD Up Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
RequisitePro Authorized     Ratl Req Compsr Analyst     D0K1HLL
 User                        AUSI fr ReqPro Auth User
                             Trdup Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
RequisitePro Floating User  Ratl Req Compsr Analyst     D0K1JLL
                             FUSI fr ReqPro Float User
                             Trdup Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
RRC Analyst Authorized      Ratl Req Compsr Analyst     D0C2BLL
 User Single Install         FUSI from AUSI Trdup Lic +
                             SW S&S 12 Mo

Passport Advantage supply

                                                         Part
Program name/description                                 number

Ratl Req Composer Analyst V4.0.1
IBM Ratl Req Composer V4.0.1 Multiplatforms              BT0I4ML
 Multilingual 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 Requirements Composer Analyst V4.0.1

Entitled maintenance                                    Part
offerings description       Media packs description     number

IBM Rational Requirements   IBM Ratl Req Composer       BT0I4ML
 Composer Analyst for        V4.0.1 Multiplatforms
 Workgroups per Authorized   Multilingual Media Pack
 User Single Install
IBM Rational Requirements   IBM Ratl Req Composer       BT0I4ML
 Composer Analyst for        V4.0.1 Multiplatforms
 Workgroups per Authorized   Multilingual Media Pack
 User Single Install for
 System z
IBM Rational Requirements   IBM Ratl Req Composer       BT0I4ML
 Composer Analyst per        V4.0.1 Multiplatforms
 Authorized User Single      Multilingual Media Pack
 Install
IBM Rational Requirements   IBM Ratl Req Composer       BT0I4ML
 Composer Analyst per        V4.0.1 Multiplatforms
 Authorized User Single      Multilingual Media Pack
 Install for System z
IBM Rational Requirements   IBM Ratl Req Composer       BT0I4ML
 Composer Analyst per        V4.0.1 Multiplatforms
 Floating User Single        Multilingual Media Pack
 Install
IBM Rational Requirements   IBM Ratl Req Composer       BT0I4ML
 Composer Analyst per        V4.0.1 Multiplatforms
 Floating User Single        Multilingual Media Pack
 Install for System z
IBM Rational Requirements   IBM Ratl Req Composer       BT0I4ML
 Composer Contributor per    V4.0.1 Multiplatforms
 Authorized User Single      Multilingual Media Pack
 Install
IBM Rational Requirements   IBM Ratl Req Composer       BT0I4ML
 Composer Contributor per    V4.0.1 Multiplatforms
 Authorized User Single      Multilingual Media Pack
 Install for System z
IBM Rational Requirements   IBM Ratl Req Composer       BT0I4ML
 Composer Contributor per    V4.0.1 Multiplatforms
 Floating User Single        Multilingual Media Pack
 Install
IBM Rational Requirements   IBM Ratl Req Composer       BT0I4ML
 Composer Contributor per    V4.0.1 Multiplatforms
 Floating User Single        Multilingual Media Pack
 Install for System z

Cross-platform products

Cross-platform products for use on System z

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is used for either the development of code that will be deployed on System z servers or when the product will be communicating or transferring data between a distributed server and a System z server. Otherwise, order from the other set of part numbers in this announcement. This set of part numbers provides the identical supply and authorization as the other set in this announcement

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                         Part
Part description                                         number

IBM Rational Requirements Composer Analyst
Ratl Req Composer Analyst AUSI Sysz Initl FT Lic+S&S 12  D0C3ELL
 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst AUSI Sysz SubSq FT Lic+S&S 12  E08CELL
 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Auth User SI Sys z Annual SW   E060JLL
 S&S Rnwl
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Auth User SI Sys z Lic + SW    D06WDLL
 S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst Auth User SI Sysz SW S&S       D06WELL
 Reinstate 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst FUSI Sysz Annual SW S&S Rnwl   E08BULL
Ratl Req Composer Analyst FUSI Sysz Initl FT Lic+S&S 12  D0C3MLL
 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst FUSI Sysz Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo   D0C27LL
Ratl Req Composer Analyst FUSI Sysz SW S&S Reinstate 12  D0C28LL
 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Analyst FUSI Sysz SubSq FT Lic+S&S 12  E08CJLL
 Mo

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                         Part
Part description                                         number

IBM Rational Requirements Composer Analyst for
 Workgroups
Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps Per AUSI Sys z Initl FT       D0W8ZLL
 Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps Per AUSI Sys z Lic + SW S&S   D0W8WLL
 12 Mo
Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps Per AUSI Sys z SW S&S         D0W8XLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo
Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps Per AUSI Sys z Subsq FT       E0FWJLL
 Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Comp Ast for Wgps Per Au Us Single Inst Sys z   E0FWHLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                         Part
Part description                                         number
 
IBM Rational Requirements Composer Contributor
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Auth User SI Sysz Annual   E0666LL
 SW S&S Rnwl
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Auth User SI Sysz Initl    D0C3RLL
 FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Auth User SI Sysz Lic +    D079YLL
 SW S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Auth User SI Sysz SW S&S   D079ZLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Auth User SI Sysz SubSq    E08CMLL
 FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Float User SI Sysz Annual  E08BXLL
 SW S&S Rnwl
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Float User SI Sysz Initl   D0C3TLL
 FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Float User SI Sysz Lic +   D0C2JLL
 SW S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Float User SI Sysz SW S&S  D0C2KLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer Contributor Float User SI Sysz SubSq   E08CPLL
 FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
Cross-platform product for use on System z IFL engines or zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is intended to run on the zEnterprise® BladeCenter® Extension and/or Linux operating system on System z IFL engines. If the product is not intended to run in these environments, order from the other set of part numbers in this announcement. This set of part numbers provides the identical supply and authorization as the other set in this announcement.

Trade-up licenses for cross-platform products

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                        Part
Precursor product           Trade-up product            number

IBM Rational Requirements
 Composer Contributor
Competitive                 RRC Contributor AUSI Sysz   D0K1MLL
                             fr Competitive AUSI Sysz
                             Trdup Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
Competitive                 RRC Contributor FUSI Sysz   D0K1PLL
                             fr Competitive FUSI Sysz
                             Trdup Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
Ratl Req Composer           Ratl Req Compsr             D0C2ILL
 Contributor AUSI for        Contributor FUSI from AUSI
 System z                    Sysz Trdup Lic + SW S&S 12
                             Mo

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                        Part
Precursor product           Trade-up product            number

IBM Rational Requirements
 Composer Analyst for
 Workgroups
Competitive                 RRC Ast for Wgps fr         D0WACLL
                             Competitive Per AUSI Sz TD
                             Up Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo

Rational Requirements Composer

                                                        Part
Precursor product           Trade-up product            number
 
IBM Rational Requirements
 Composer Analyst
Rational Requirement        RRC Analyst Per AUSI Sys z  D0PNVLL
 Composer Contributor        Fr RRC Contributor AUSI
 Authorized User Single      Sys Z Trade Up Lic +
 Install Sys Z
Rational Requirements       RRC Analyst Per FUSI Sys Z  D0PNXLL
 Composer Contributor        Fr RRC Contributor FUSI
 Floating User Single        Sys Z Trade Up Lic +
 Install System Z
RRC Analyst for Workgroups  RRC Analyst fr RRC Analyst  D0WAELL
 AUSI for System z           for Wgps AI Per FUSI Sz TD
                             Up Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
RRC Analyst for Workgroups  Ratl Req Comp Anlyst fr     D0WADLL
 AUSI for System z           RRC Ast for WG Per AUSI Sz
                             TD Up Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
Competitive                 Ratl Req Compsr Analyst     D0C2PLL
                             AUSI fr Competitve Sysz
                             Trdup Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
RequisitePro Authorized     Ratl Req Compsr Analyst     D0K1ILL
 User for System z           AUSI fr ReqPr AuthUsr Sysz
                             Trdup Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
RRC Analyst Authorized      Ratl Req Compsr Analyst     D0C2CLL
 User Single Install for     FUSI fr AUSI Sysz Trdup
 System z                    Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
Competitive                 Ratl Req Compsr Analyst     D0C2ELL
                             FUSI fr Compt Sysz Trdup
                             Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
RequisitePro Floating User  Ratl Req Compsr Analyst     D0K1KLL
 for System z                FUSI fr ReqPr FltUsr Sysz
                             Trdup Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo


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The information provided in this announcement letter is for reference and convenience purposes only. The terms and conditions that govern any transaction with IBM are contained in the applicable contract documents such as the IBM International Program License Agreement, IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, and the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance.

Licensing

IBM International Program License Agreement including the License Information document and Proof of Entitlement (PoE) govern your use of the program. PoEs are required for all authorized use.

Part number products only, offered outside of Passport Advantage , where applicable, are license only and do not include Software Maintenance.

This software license includes Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance).

License Information form number
                                        Program
Program name                            number     Form number

Rational Requirements Composer          5724-W87   L-DNGN-8YFVH4

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

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

Yes

Limited warranty

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

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

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

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

Program technical support

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

Money-back guarantee

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

Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

Yes, and through the Passport Advantage website at

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

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

Software Subscription and Support applies

Yes. Software Subscription and Support is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express . Product upgrades and technical support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software and Technical Support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

While your Software Subscription and Support is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions, and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance via telephone and, if available, electronic access, to your information systems (IS) technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Handbook at

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

Software Subscription and Support does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment, or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under the applicable agreements.

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

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

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.

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



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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

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

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

Business Partner information

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

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


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