IBM United States
Software Announcement 202-266
October 8, 2002
IBM HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4 World-Class, Worldwide Disaster Recovery for IBM AIX Business-Critical Applications
(Corrected on November 26, 2002)
Software Maintenance media feature numbers added to the Charges section.
At a Glance
New HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4
HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4 Enhancements:
For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or the Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: RE001).
Disaster recovery and data mirroring capabilities span continents with a new release of:
HAGEO and GeoRM are essential for IBM businesses with mission-critical applications.
You can mirror data worldwide with unlimited network distances between your disaster recovery sites with HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4.
Automatic application switch-over to backup servers and automatic resynchronization of data upon restoration of services ensures that you can operate your critical applications uninterrupted.
HAGEO V2.4 and GeoRM V2.4 Enhancements:
HAGEO V2.4 Unique Enhancements:
HAGEO, with HACMP, automatically responds to site and communication failures and provides for automatic site takeover. HAGEO's ability to automatically resynchronize your data after resources are brought back online ensures the most up-to-date copy of your data is available and enables quick recovery of your applications.
IBM further enhances the world-class disaster recovery and remote data mirroring capabilities for applications running on IBM eServer pSeries:
HAGEO and GeoRM allow geographically dispersed sites to mirror customer data in real time using any IP-based network. Geographic separation of data greatly reduces your chances of losing access to data.
Combined with the IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing Enhanced Scalability for AIX (HACMP/ES) program, HAGEO provides increased availability of mission-critical data and applications.
HACMP provides protection within a site for HAGEO by reacting to that site's component failures and by preventing unnecessary geographic takeovers.
HAGEO allows a cluster of pSeries or RS/6000 computers to be placed in two widely separated geographic locations, each maintaining an exact replica of the application and data. Data between the sites can be mirrored either synchronously or asynchronously. In a synchronous configuration, the data is written first at the remote site, then at the local site. No more input is handled until both writes are complete. With asynchronous mirroring, the data is written first to the local site, then to the remote site. Input can continue at the local site while the previously entered data is being mirrored. Each site in this geographic cluster can be a single system or multiple systems, with the entire geographic cluster containing up to eight nodes (servers, SP nodes, or LPARs).
HACMP provides automatic detection and fallover between sites.
GeoRM provides the same geo-mirroring functions as HAGEO but does not provide automatic fallover between sites. GeoRM allows up to eight pSeries and RS/6000 computers to be placed in widely separated geographic locations. A node in one site can provide mirroring for up to seven remote nodes, each geo-mirror being a relationship between two systems. As with HAGEO, data between the sites can be mirrored either synchronously or asynchronously. You can then perform your own data and application recovery mechanism as needed.
HAGEO and GeoRM have three functional components (each):
HAGEO and GeoRM allow for either synchronous or asynchronous mirroring on a per-logical-volume basis. Advantages over the competition:
HAGEO/GeoRM 2.4 Enhancements
HAGEO 2.4 Improvements
Accessibility by People with Disabilities
The following features support use by people with disabilities:
Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act
HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4 will be capable, as of October 18, 2002, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, 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.
HAGEO V2.4 and GeoRM V2.4 are real-time geographic clustering and data backup solutions providing mirroring of a customer's business-critical data over any distance. HAGEO integrates with the cluster management functions of IBM HACMP/ES to allow the building of systems that automatically detect site failures and provide automatic, timely recovery in the event of a physical disaster such as an extended power outage, a fire, flood, hurricane, or earthquake. Designed to operate over unlimited distances, the HAGEO 2.4 and GeoRM 2.4 data replication environments extend to worldwide areas through remote data mirroring (geo-mirroring) over any IP-based communications paths including Internet, token ring, Ethernet, FDDI, T1, and ATM.
HAGEO was rated "Number One" in disaster recovery solutions by D.H. Brown in March of 2000, and their comment that "IBM could improve by supporting unlimited distance between servers and disks" has been supported by HAGEO since V2.2:
Click on Competitive Analysis of UNIX Cluster HA Functionality.
Specifically designed for fast recovery, HAGEO V2.4 differs from less effective disaster protection schemes by providing automated failure detection and recovery allowing recovery of application, data, and system environments in minutes rather than in hours or even days. In addition to backing up disk volumes, a combined HAGEO/HACMP cluster can be used to create a highly available computing system, including applications, data, and user access.
For customers who require only remote data mirroring, GeoRM provides a potentially less complex and lower cost mirroring environment than that provided by HAGEO. With GeoRM, data is still mirrored geographically using the same mechanisms as HAGEO, but access to geo-mirrored data following a failure requires manual intervention. Customers may then design and implement their own data and application recovery mechanisms as needed. Automatic resynchronization of the original node upon resource recovery is provided in both HAGEO and GeoRM.
Off-Site Removable Media Storage: Tape or CD-ROM backup and restore is the most commonly used method of disaster recovery. Systems are typically backed up nightly or more often with the media being securely stored at an off-site location. The data is correct at the point at which the backup was taken. Recovery often necessitates physical transportation of media from one location to another.
The key advantage of HAGEO/GeoRM solutions is the ability to rapidly recover data with minimal or no data loss. These solutions can operate with both locations active and acting as backup for each other. They do not, however, eliminate the need for media backup as an archival storage media. While HAGEO/GeoRM solutions provide excellent data protection, they do not prevent human or application errors that accidentally destroy important data. Archiving data protects data by preserving it at a point in time, while HAGEO/GeoRM solutions protect your most current and active data transactions.
Remote Electronic Vaulting: Remote electronic vaulting reduces the recovery time, data loss, and errors when compared to manual media transportation methods. In most environments, it is usually impossible to save the data to a media device in real time. Rather, backups are written periodically during off-shifts or low utilization periods. While electronic vaulting configurations can be run to a "hot" site location for improved recovery time, recovery still depends on the most recent backup copy.
HAGEO/GeoRM solutions can provide faster data recovery and less data loss than remote electronic vaulting. Because data is transferred to disk rather than to tape, performance impacts are minimized. GeoRM can give you the basis for an electronic vault solution.
Distributed File Systems (DFSs): DFSs such as Network File System (NFS), DFS, and Andrew File System (AFS®) are similar to HAGEO/GeoRM solutions in that they provide data access over IP networks, but they are quite different in the problems they solve. DFSs are usually used to provide shared access to data from multiple machines, but may contain a single source server for any given piece of file system data, which may be a potential single-point-of-failure. Recovery from a backup file system server may be quick, but may have limitations, such as the data being read-only.
HAGEO/GeoRM solutions differ from DFSs in that while HAGEO/GeoRM can be used to provide a backup of a file system, they are not limited to disk volumes that contain file systems. A large amount of business data is contained in raw partitions managed by relational databases such as Oracle and DB2 Universal Database® (UDB).
Second, when a geo-mirror is used to backup a file system such as a Journaled File System (JFS), read/write access is allowed from only a single site. DFSs can allow read/write access from multiple client sites.
Additionally, HAGEO/GeoRM solutions keep data current to within seconds or less, while DFSs only make data consistent over long periods of time. Also, DFSs typically cache significant amounts of data in clients. While this improves performance, it can also allow loss of megabytes of data in the event of a failure in the client, server, or network.
Optically Attached Storage: Optically attached storage such as Fibre Channel-attached disks, SCSI optical extenders, and SSA optical extenders provide a physical separation of storage, typically up to 10 kilometers. When used with IBM HACMP, they offer a highly reliable disaster recovery solution. In these environments, data is physically mirrored between the production and disaster recovery sites using either operating system mirroring functions (for example, AIX LVM), or hardware facilities such as SAN Fibre Channel.
The key advantage of an HAGEO/GeoRM solution is the removal of distance limitations and increased flexibility in the choice of interconnection or storage device. In many environments, it is not practical or probable that the secondary location be located within the distance limitation or that dedicated fibre links exist. The cost of purchasing dedicated fibre links may also be prohibitively expensive.
HAGEO/GeoRM solutions are designed to use commercially available IP communications such as T1 and T3 lines to offer flexibility in site selection and the ability to easily modify a business disaster recovery topology as needs or geographic locations change. HAGEO/GeoRM solutions do not require the storage devices at each location to be identical, allowing you to choose the technology that exactly meets your requirements at each site.
Application-Specific Data Replication: Some applications, notably databases (such as Oracle and Sybase), provide data replication services as add-on or built-in features of their products. Other companies provide specialized database replication products that can support multiple database products. These facilities replicate their own data or the transaction logs associated with their data. Since only database data is mirrored, systems files and other data are not replicated. They depend on high-availability products like HACMP or user-written scripts to handle hardware failures and complicated recovery scenarios.
In addition, application-specific data replication offerings vary in the functions provided, from synchronous database table mirroring to periodic batch transmission of transaction logs. Many of these offerings only support mirroring of the transaction logs. These logs must be "replayed" by a database administrator, which can extend recovery periods to greater than one day. Data loss varies (from minutes to no data loss) as does time (ranging from less than 30 minutes to greater than 12 hours). The majority of replicators are asynchronous, which increases the potential for data loss upon disaster.
Other Network Disk Mirroring Offerings: A very few companies offer network disk mirroring products claiming similar functionality to GeoRM. They allow mirroring of disk data across an IP network to a remote site and typically offer both synchronous and asynchronous mirroring options just as GeoRM does.
The main differentiation offered by HAGEO and GeoRM is the degree of integration between these products and the rest of the system. Some competitive products are very much add-on offerings rather than being built-in as HAGEO and GeoRM are. Some competitive products have their own prerequisite products, such as volume managers and filesystems that dramatically increase the costs of implementation compared to HAGEO/GeoRM. Finally, both HAGEO and GeoRM can be integrated with HACMP to provide automatic failover within and between sites. This integration does not exist for these other competitive offerings.
Each of these offerings typically:
Some offerings operate only in either synchronous or asynchronous modes and cannot offer both types of mirroring. Very often, manual intervention is required to switch between the local and remote disk subsystems and vice versa. Other requirements, such as Ethernet, may also be involved.
HAGEO and GeoRM can be positioned against such offerings. HAGEO/GeoRM solutions are not limited by distance, have no minimum entry point, and do not require dark fibre connections. They also allow for both synchronous and asynchronous mirroring on a per-logical-volume basis. You can choose which data needs to be protected synchronously and which needs to be protected asynchronously. You are not forced to protect all of your data in one way, with the corresponding impacts on performance and availability. Finally, HAGEO is a fully automatic solution offering automatic failover and reintegration in the event of a disaster.
Summary of Advantages of HAGEO/GeoRM: The significant difference between the above solutions and geo-mirroring solutions is the greater scope of data protected and application independence, since the geo-mirroring solutions are neither filesystem nor database system dependent.
HAGEO/GeoRM solutions support a broad range of storage and network interconnects, all providing greater flexibility to the business. They can be configured to mirror just the data you want protected, regardless of the application and location, providing complete remote mirroring of data.
HAGEO and GeoRM can also be successfully positioned with AIX concurrent RAID, which provides locally attachable (maximum ten kilometers) backup, while HAGEO and GeoRM provide global distances and HAGEO provides fallover of the entire cluster.
HAGEO and GeoRM allow for either synchronous or asynchronous mirroring on a per-logical-volume basis. Advantages over the competition:
Refer to Software Announcement 202-003 , dated January 8, 2002.
Product information is now available through Offering Information (OITOOL) at:
License Information (LI) and Proof of Entitlement (PoE) documents will display automatically upon installation of HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4.
One softcopy of the following new publications is supplied automatically on the basic machine-readable material for HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4:
Order Title Number GeoRM V2.4, SC23-4307 Concepts and Facilities GeoRM V2.4 SC23-4308 Planning and Administration Guide HAGEO V2.4, SC23-1886 Planning and Administration Guide HAGEO V2.4, Concepts SC23-1922 and Facilities Hardcopy Publication IBM International Program Z125-3301 License Agreement (IPLA)
The IBM Publications Center
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 or customer number. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded free of charge.
The IBM Publications Notification System (PNS)
The PNS enables subscribers to set up profiles of interest by order number/product number. PNS subscribers automatically receive notifications by e-mail of all new publications defined in their profiles. These may then be ordered/downloaded via the Publications Center.
Displayable Softcopy Publications: The publications for HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4 are included as installation images on the installation media. After installation, the publications may be viewed or printed. HAGEO/GeoRM publications are provided in PDF format.
HAGEO V2.4, with HACMP/ES V4.5, runs on IBM pSeries and RS/6000® uniprocessors, SMP servers, and Scalable POWERparallel® (SP) systems in a no single-pointoffailure server configuration. HAGEO V2.4 supports the IBM eServer pSeries, IBM eServer Cluster 1600, and RS/6000 models designed for server applications that meet the AIX® 5L and HACMP V4.5 requirements for internal memory, internal disk, and I/O slots.
HAGEO V2.4 is supported on all pSeries models, RS/6000 models, and devices supported by HACMP V4.5 (5765-E54).
The minimum configuration and sizing of each machine is highly dependent on the user's application and performance requirements. In configuring an HAGEO system, give particular attention to the following:
HAGEO requires an IP-based communications network.
HAGEO V2.4 installation requires 5 MB of disk storage space.
GeoRM V2.4 executes with Cluster 1600 pSeries and RS/6000 uniprocessors, SMP servers, and Scalable POWERparallel (SP) systems. It supports pSeries and RS/6000 models designed for server applications that meet the AIX 5L minimum requirements for internal memory, internal disk, and I/O slots.
GeoRM V2.4 is supported on all pSeries models, RS/6000 models, and devices supported by AIX 5L V5.1, or later. Any pSeries and RS/6000 or device supported on AIX 5L V5.1, or later, can be joined with any other supported RS/6000 or device in a GeoRM V2.4 configuration.
The minimum configuration and sizing of each machine is highly dependent on the user's application and performance requirements. In configuring a GeoRM system, particular attention must be paid to:
GeoRM requires an IP-based communications network.
HAGEO 2.4 requires AIX 5L V5.1 (5765-E61), and HACMP ES V4.5.0, or later, and APARs IY34727, IY34728, and IY34662.
Each processor within a high-availability geographic cluster requires these licensed programs to be installed.
Refer to the announcements for AIX 5L V5.1, and HACMP1 4.5 for requirements regarding those products.
GeoRM 2.4 requires AIX 5L V5.1 (5765-E61), or later, and APARs IY34727 and IY34662.
GeoRM 2.4 neither should be installed nor run on the same system as HAGEO.
Each server requires the licensed program to be installed.
Refer to the individual software announcements for AIX 5L V5.1, or later, for detailed requirements regarding that product.
Compatibility: HAGEO V2.4 can coexist in the same cluster as systems or nodes running HAGEO V2.3. That is, machines in an existing HAGEO V2.3 cluster running either AIX V4.3 or AIX 5L V5.1 may be migrated one node at a time to HAGEO V2.4 without taking the production service offline. Configuration data is automatically migrated to the new formats used by HAGEO V2.4. New functionality, such as temporal ordering or TCP/IP transport is not available until all nodes have been migrated to HAGEO V2.4
The same is true for GeoRM V2.4 and V2.3.
Node-by-node migration is not available for releases before V2.2.
HAGEO AND GeoRM
Additional HAGEO Limitations
The following items clarify the operating specifications of the HAGEO 2.4 cluster:
The following items clarify the HAGEO 2.4 operating specifications with regard to HACMP resource groups:
Additional GeoRM Limitations
When migrating from HAGEO V2.2 or V2.3, install the hageo.doc V2.4 fileset before other filesets, so that the migration install chapter can be consulted.
Security, Auditability, and Control
The announced program uses the security and auditability features of AIX 5L V5.1. Only the security procedures intrinsic to UNIX® (AIX) and TCP/IP are available to the HAGEO/GeoRM cluster.
The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4 is a server product with one charge unit: installs.
This product is available in variable order quantities:
Upgrades through Software Maintenance may be acquired up to the current level of use authorized for the qualifying programs.
Base license ordering information for this product remains unchanged. Ordering Information originally announced for HAGEO/GeoRM V2.3 in June 2001 (refer to Software Announcement 201-174 , dated June 26, 2001) was converted to the new IBM Software Maintenance model in January 2002 (refer to Software Announcement 202-003 , dated January 8, 2002).
To order the programs described in this announcement, specify the program, media feature number, and processor-based one-time charge (PBOTC) feature number corresponding to the group that contains the designated machine, media, and quantity (maximum of 250).
PBOTC Program Feature Group Description Number Number Number GeoRM 5765-E82 0001 D5 0002 E5 0003 F5 0004 G5 0005 P5 PBOTC Program Feature Group Description Number Number Number HAGEO 5765-E82 0006 D5 0007 E5 0008 F5 0009 G5 0010 P5
A 5692-A5L SPO order is also mandatory for shipments of program distribution media, which includes publications. Billing for the media type selected is generated under the SPO. To prevent additional billing expenses, place only one SPO order per machine.
The appropriate SPO feature should be selected from the following table.
Program Feature Program Name Number Number HAGEO 5765-E82 0958 GeoRM 5765-E82 0959
The SPO feature numbers to order HAGEO/GeoRM 2.3 are:
This software license includes Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support.
Software Maintenance replaces Software Subscription for AIX (5692-SSO) for new and expired contracts. Refer to Software Announcement 202-003 , dated January 8, 2002.
Customers with Software Maintenance: Customers who purchased protection for HAGEO/GeoRM V2 (5765-E82) under Software Maintenance (5771-HGO or 5773-HGO) are entitled to receive HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4 (5765-E82) at no charge. Eligible customers should add the applicable media supply feature number (from the table below) under their existing 5771-HGO or 5773-HGO record. HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4 (5765-E82) is only offered on CD-ROM media.
Customers Who Want to Add Software Maintenance: To register for future upgrades of products from Software Maintenance for programs described in this announcement, specify 5771-HGO for one-year registration or 5773-HGO for three-year registration, and the applicable After License billing feature with a quantity equal to the number of licenses in the Software Maintenance contract. If an AIX Software Subscription (5692-SSO) license is already in effect for HAGEO/GeoRM V2, select the applicable renewal billing feature instead of After License billing feature. Use the tables below as reference to select the appropriate billing feature.
Feature Number Group Media Number Billing V2.3 V2.4 Use Authorizations (to be ordered in quantity) HAGEO Cluster 5819 5839 No-Charge Registration D5 0185 1-Year Renewal 0190 1-Year After License 0195 No-Charge Registration E5 0186 1-Year Renewal 0191 1-Year After License 0196 No-Charge Registration F5 0187 1-Year Renewal 0192 1-Year After License 0197 No-Charge Registration G5 0188 1-Year Renewal 0193 1-Year After License 0198 No-Charge Registration P5 0189 1-Year Renewal 0194 1-Year After License 0199 GeoRM 5809 5829 No-Charge Registration D5 0200 1-Year Renewal 0205 1-Year After License 0210 No-Charge Registration E5 0201 1-Year Renewal 0206 1-Year After License 0211 No-Charge Registration F5 0202 1-Year Renewal 0207 1-Year After License 0212 No-Charge Registration G5 0203 1-Year Renewal 0208 1-Year After License 0213 No-Charge Registration P5 0204 1-Year Renewal 0209 1-Year After License 0214
Feature Number Group Media Number Billing V2.3 V2.4 Use Authorizations (to be ordered in quantity) HAGEO Cluster 5819 5829 Registration D5 0185 Registration D5 0199 3-Year Renewal 0204 3-Year After License 0209 Registration E5 0200 3-Year Renewal 0205 3-Year After License 0210 Registration F5 0201 3-Year Renewal 0206 3-Year After License 0211 Registration G5 0202 3-Year Renewal 0207 3-Year After License 0212 Registration P5 0203 3-Year Renewal 0208 3-Year After License 0213 GeoRM 5809 5839 Registration D5 0184 3-Year Renewal 0189 3-Year After License 0194 Registration E5 0185 3-Year Renewal 0190 3-Year After License 0195 Registration F5 0186 3-Year Renewal 0191 3-Year After License 0196 Registration G5 0187 3-Year Renewal 0192 3-Year After License 0197 Registration P5 0188 3-Year Renewal 0193 3-Year After License 0198
Software Subscription for AIX (5692-SSO)
Note: New orders for Software Subscription for AIX (5692-SSO) are no longer being accepted. Software Subscription for AIX is replaced by Software Maintenance. Refer to the Software Maintenance section.
Customers who purchased protection for HAGEO/GeoRM V2.3 (5765-E82) under Software Subscription for AIX (5692-SSO) are entitled to receive HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4 (5765-E82) at no charge. Existing SSO customers who already have the following billing features on record should place an MES order under 5692-SSO to delete (if applicable), and then add the corresponding supply feature based on the HAGEO/GeoRM V2 component purchased under the Software Subscription contract, per the table below. HAGEO/GeoRM V2.3 (5765-E82) is only offered on CD-ROM media.
5692-SSO Eligible Media Supply Group Billing Feature Feature Number Number Number ALC(1) CD-ROM HAGEO Cluster D5 0115, 0120, 0125 0608 E5 0116, 0121, 0126 0608 F5 0117, 0122, 0127 0608 G5 0118, 0123, 0128 0608 P5 0119, 0124, 6129 0608 GeoRM D5 0100, 0105, 0110 0607 E5 0101, 0106, 0111 0607 F5 0102, 0107, 0112 0607 G5 0103, 0108, 0113 0607 P5 0104, 0109, 0114 0607
If you have HAGEO/GeoRM V2, note that direct upgrade paths to V2.4 are not offered. Program upgrades are replaced by Software Maintenance. Customers who have HAGEO/GeoRM V2 and either Software Maintenance (5771-HGO or 5773-HGO) or Software Subscription Option (SSO) should refer to the Software Maintenance or Software Subscription sections for information on how to receive HAGEO/GeoRM V2.4.
HAGEO/GeoRM V2.3 (5765-E82) still can be obtained via 5765-E82 billing
features and 5692-AIX SPO Supply Features 0929 (HAGEO) or 0930 (GeoRM).
You may order a 5765-E82 one-year or three-year Software Maintenance
license under 5771-HGO or 5773-HGO, and then receive V2.4 via
subscription at your convenience.
Withdrawal of Software Subscription for AIX features: Refer to Software Announcement 202-003 , dated January 8, 2002.
Select the appropriate feature numbers to customize your order with delivery options desired. These features can be specified on the initial or MES orders.
Feature Description Number Initial Shipments Single Pallet delivery 3483 Expedite Shipments Local IBM office expedite 3445 (for IBM use only)
Expedite shipments will be processed to receive 72-hour delivery from the time IBM Software Delivery and Fulfillment (SDF) receives the order. SDF will then ship the order via overnight air transportation.
Terms and Conditions
This software license includes Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support.
The following agreements apply for maintenance and do not require customer signatures:
Program service for HAGEO/GeoRM V2.3 is available until December 31, 2003.
Money-Back Guarantee: If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program, return it within 30 days from the invoice date to the party (either IBM or its reseller) from whom you acquired it for a refund. This applies only to your first acquisition of the program.
IBM includes Software Maintenance with each program acquired during the coverage period. The coverage period means the period commencing on the date you acquire the program up to the first or third anniversary date, depending on whether you acquired coverage for one or three years. The coverage period for Software Maintenance acquired in the two months preceding an anniversary date will be extended to the next applicable anniversary date.
While your 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, every day of the year. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Guide at:
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 this agreement.
The prices provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.
Base license ordering information for this product remains unchanged. Ordering Information originally announced for HAGEO/GeoRM V2.3 in June 2001 (refer to Software Announcement 201-174 , dated June 26, 2001) was converted to the new IBM Software Maintenance model in January 2002, (refer to Software Announcement 202-003 , dated January 8, 2002).
It is repeated here for your information and convenience.
PBOTC Program Feature Group Description Number Number Number Price GeoRM 5765-E82 0001 D5 $ 7,875 0002 E5 7,875 0003 F5 20,250 0004 G5 20,250 0005 P5 20,250 HAGEO Cluster 5765-E82 0006 D5 11,250 0007 E5 11,250 0008 F5 26,725 0009 G5 42,190 0010 P5 42,190
One-Year 5771-HGO Feature Numbers
Billing Group Feature Description Number Number Price Use Authorizations (to be ordered in quantity) HAGEO Cluster No-Charge Registration D5 0185 N/C 1-Year Renewal 0190 $2,500 1-Year After License 0195 2,500 No-Charge Registration E5 0186 N/C 1-Year Renewal 0191 2,500 1-Year After License 0196 2,500 No-Charge Registration F5 0187 N/C 1-Year Renewal 0192 5,938 1-Year After License 0197 5,938 No-Charge Registration G5 0188 N/C 1-Year Renewal 0193 9,375 1-Year After License 0198 9,375 No-Charge Registration P5 0189 N/C 1-Year Renewal 0194 9,375 1-Year After License 0199 9,375 SW Maint Media 5819 N/C HAGEO V2.3 SW Maint Media 5839 N/C HAGEO V2.4 Billing Group Feature Description Number Number Price Use Authorizations (to be ordered in quantity) GeoRM No-Charge Registration D5 0200 N/C 1-Year Renewal 0205 $1,750 1-Year After License 0210 1,750 No-Charge Registration E5 0201 N/C 1-Year Renewal 0206 1,750 1-Year After License 0211 1,750 No-Charge Registration F5 0202 N/C 1-Year Renewal 0207 4,500 1-Year After License 0212 4,500 No-Charge Registration G5 0203 N/C 1-Year Renewal 0208 4,500 1-Year After License 0213 4,500 No-Charge Registration P5 0204 N/C 1-Year Renewal 0209 4,500 1-Year After License 0214 4,500 SW Maint Media 5809 N/C GeoRM V2.3 SW Maint Media 5829 N/C GeoRM V2.4
Billing Group Feature Description Number Number Price Use Authorizations (to be ordered in quantity) HAGEO Cluster Registration D5 0199 $ 5,000 3-Year Renewal 0204 7,500 3-Year After License 0209 7,500 Registration E5 0200 5,000 3-Year Renewal 0205 7,500 3-Year After License 0210 7,500 Registration F5 0201 11,875 3-Year Renewal 0206 17,813 3-Year After License 0211 17,813 Registration G5 0202 18,750 3-Year Renewal 0207 28,125 3-Year After License 0212 28,125 Registration P5 0203 18,750 3-Year Renewal 0208 28,125 3-Year After License 0213 28,125 SW Maint Media 5819 N/C HAGEO V2.3 SW Maint Media 5829 N/C HAGEO V2.4 GeoRM Registration D5 0184 3,500 3-Year Renewal 0189 5,250 3-Year After License 0194 5,250 Registration E5 0185 3,500 3-Year Renewal 0190 5,250 3-Year After License 0195 5,250 Billing Group Feature Description Number Number Price Registration F5 0186 9,000 3-Year Renewal 0191 13,500 3-Year After License 0196 13,500 Registration G5 0187 9,000 3-Year Renewal 0192 13,500 3-Year After License 0197 13,500 Registration P5 0188 9,000 3-Year Renewal 0193 13,500 3-Year After License 0198 13,500 SW Maint Media 5809 N/C GeoRM V2.3 SW Maint Media 5839 N/C GeoRM V2.4
The applicable PBOTC is based on the group of the designated machine
on which the program is licensed for use. If the program is designated
to a processor in a group for which no charge is listed above, the charge
of the next higher group listed applies. For movement to a machine in a
higher group, an upgrade charge equal to the difference in the
then-current charges between the two groups will apply. For movement to
a machine in a lower group, there will be no adjustment or refund of
IBM Global Financing offers competitive financing to credit-qualified customers and Business Partners to assist them in acquiring IT solutions. Offerings include financing for IT acquisition, including hardware, software, and services, both from IBM and other manufacturers or vendors, as well as commercial financing (revolving lines of credit, terms loans, acquisition facilities, and inventory financing credit lines) for Business Partners. Offerings (for all customer segments: small, medium, and large enterprise), rates, terms, and availability can vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization or visit the Web at:
Use Priority/Reference Code: RE001 Phone: 800-IBM-CALL Fax: 800-2IBM-FAX Internet: email@example.com Mail: IBM Atlanta Sales Center Dept. RE001 P.O. Box 2690 Atlanta, GA 30301-2690
You can also contact your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative. To identify them, call 800-IBM-4YOU.
Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.