IBM United States
Software Announcement 201-259
September 11, 2001
Versata Studio and Versata Logic Server Now Available in Passport Advantage
(Corrected on October 2, 2001)
In the Ordering Information section the unit of measure for Versata Logic
Server (VLS) is "per processor".
At a Glance
The Versata System, with the Versata Studio and Versata Logic Server, produces dynamic Web content, by providing:
The Versata System enables corporations to utilize business rules technology to accelerate and simplify the way the business logic for enterprise WebSphere Application Server systems is developed and maintained.
The Versata System, at its core, revolves around the Versata Logic Server for WebSphere. Powered by the Transaction Logic Engine, the Logic Server is a "smart container" hosting prebuilt components to operate within the WebSphere Application Server.
These prebuilt logic services implement a J2EE pattern framework to provide the necessary, reusable services such as:
By automating development and providing a proven framework, developers using Versata can focus on the business functionality of their applications rather than infrastructure code.
The business logic components, built within the Versata Studio, start from object designs with business logic and rule specifications. The Studio then compiles and deploys these objects as service-based transactional components (EJBs) into the prebuilt J2EE pattern framework hosted within the Versata Logic Server for WebSphere.
This approach encourages IT shops to collaborate with business managers and place functionality ahead of procedure in the development cycle a significant value add when designing and changing WebSphere applications.
The Versata System enables corporations to utilize business rules technology to quickly design, build, deploy, and manage their WebSphere applications.
Versata Studio is a part of the Versata System. It offers a development environment where a company:
Versata Logic Server
The Versata Logic Server (VLS) is comprised of a production-level version of the Transaction Logic Engine.
The VLS is a "smart container" hosting prebuilt services to enable business logic components created and deployed by Versata to operate within the WebSphere Application Server.
The products in this announcement are available as a part of IBM's Software Remarketing program. Product information has been provided by the program supplier, Versata, Inc.
For key prerequisites, refer to the Description section.
Versata Logic Server
Deployment platforms include the following supported platforms of WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Edition:
This program is not impacted by euro currency.
The Versata System creates value for:
An additional customer set is the "business analyst" who understands the business domain and can participate in the development process.
Educational offerings are available for the Versata Logic Server and Versata Studio products. Visit the following Web sites for additional information and scheduling information:
Call IBM Learning Services at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322) for catalogs, schedules, and enrollments.
Product information is available through Offering Information (OITOOL) at:
No publications are shipped with these program.
Minimum Versata Versata Studio Logic Server Processor Pentium(R) Intel-based PC, 266 MHz, or AIX(R), Sun higher, 320 MHz Solaris recommended Memory Minimum 256 MB Minimum 256 MB RAM, 320 MB RAM, 320 MB recommended recommended Storage 300 MB free 105 MB free Devices hard drive hard drive space space Other CD-ROM Drive CD-ROM Drive Hardware Support for Support for TCP/IP and TCP/IP and networking networking adapter adapter
Versata Studio Requirements:
Versata Logic Server Requirements:
Security, Auditability, and Control
Versata Logic and Versata Studio use the security and auditability features of the operating system.
The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities
Versata Logic Server and Versata Studio are client/server products each with one charge unit:
Versata Logic Server and Versata Studio are client server products with one charge unit each:
Part Program Name/Description Number Versata Logic Server 5.1 BA00ANA Versata Studio Client 5.1 BA00BNA Volume Purchase Order: Versata Logic Server 5.1/SW D50I5LL Sub/Support to 1 Anniv Versata Logic Server 5.1/SW D50I7LL Sub/Support to 2 Anniv SW Sub and Support Renwl to E004CLL 1 Anniv SW Sub and Support after D50IDLL License to 1 Anniv Date Versata Logic Server 5.1 D50MMLL Migration Trade-up SW License and maintenance to 1 Anniv Versata Studio Client 5.1/SW D50IRLL Sub/Support to 1 Anniv Versata Studio Client 5.1/SW D50ISLL Sub/Support to 2 Anniv SW Sub and Support Renwl to E004GLL 1 Anniv SW Sub and Support after D50ITLL License to 1 Anniv Date Versata Studio Client 5.1 D50MNLL Migration Trade-up SW License and maintenance to 1 Anniv
Terms and Conditions
Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support, is now included in the Passport Advantage Agreement.
Refer to the LI provided with the product.
For Passport Advantage and charges, contact your authorized Lotus® Business Partner.
Part Description Number Versata Logic Server BA00ANA Versata Studio BA00BNA
Upgrades: Provided in this announcement are trade-up part numbers for customers wishing to receive IBM software support and subscription. Customers who currently have a Versata License Agreement for the Versata System for WebSphere (5620-DMK and/or 5620-DML), with software support and subscription license from Versata, can choose to purchase IBM software subscription and support renewal through these part numbers. Customers currently running on a non-WebSphere application server, using the Versata System (CORBA, BEA), and looking to migrate over to a WebSphere solution, will be able to order the Versata System running on WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Edition, through the migration trade-up part numbers. Proof of Entitlements for these part numbers is required and WebSphere Application Server, Advanced Edition, Version 3.5, is a prerequisite.
Current VisualAge® Application Rules customers still using IBM software subscription will be able to migrate to new Passport Advantage part numbers for IBM support and subscription services.
Contact your sales channel for pricing information.
Customer Financing: IBM Global Financing offers attractive financing to credit-qualified commercial and government customers and Business Partners in more than 40 countries. IBM Global Financing is provided by the IBM Credit Corporation in the United States. Offerings, rates, terms, and availability may vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization. Country organizations are listed on the Web at: