IBM United States
Software Announcement 202-281
October 8, 2002
IBM WebSphere Everyplace Access V4.2 New Capabilities for Your Mobile Employees
At a Glance
The WebSphere Everyplace Access V4.2 expanded functionality can help increase productivity, enhance revenue growth, improve customer satisfaction, and empower your workforce by providing the right information to your employees when they need it. Everyplace Access V4.2 also provides:
WebSphere® Everyplace Access for AIX® and Windows® 2000 V4.2 (Everyplace Access V4.2) can enable mobile employees to access your business applications and data from virtually anywhere at any time. It provides a flexible, open, and extendable framework to build new applications or extend existing applications to devices such as handheld computers and mobile phones. When used in combination with WebSphere Portal, Everyplace Access extends the reach of the portal framework to mobile devices.
WebSphere Everyplace Access V4.2 replaces the previous release, Everyplace Access V4.1, and includes the following enhancements:
The initial release of Everyplace Access V4.2 is in English and supports the Windows 2000 platform. Shortly thereafter, the product will be modified to include multiple languages and will include support for both AIX and Windows 2000 platforms. Refer to the Planned Availability Dates section for specific dates.
Visit the Pervasive Computing Web site for more information:
Passport Advantage Agreement and one of the following:
Refer to the Technical Information section of this announcement for more information.
Planned Availability Dates
Everyplace Access V4.2 provides a complete and scalable infrastructure for extending business applications to pervasive devices such as PDAs and smartphones.
In order to provide a successful "out of the box" experience, Everyplace Access provides personal productivity features that enable you to start using the product quickly. It also includes application enablement functions that help extend existing and new business applications to the wireless world.
Everyplace Access is built on the WebSphere e-business framework which provides the underlying technology for WebSphere Portal and several other IBM software products. This provides a consistent and rapid programming model to create and extend e-business applications.
DB2 Everyplace and Lotus Domino Everyplace Enterprise Server (DEES) are included as part of Everyplace Access to enable mobile access to JDBC/ODBC-compliant databases and Domino databases, respectively.
Everyplace Access V4.2 Functionality
Everyplace Toolkit V4.2
The Everyplace Toolkit provides portlet development tools for the Everyplace Access environment. It enables selected content creation, and provides adaptation tools, portlet samples, and an external annotation editor. This provides portlet build, debug, and deploy functions. It also provides markup editors for WML and CHTML with WSSDA functions that are relevant to mobile e-business application development.
Everyplace Client is included in Everyplace Access and provides a single user control interface for the following client agents and applications:
Intelligent Notification Services (INS)
INS delivers notification to users, via multiple delivery channels, based on user preferences and subscriptions. Users subscribe to information such as news, weather, or stock, and notifications will be sent via a delivery channel such as SMS, e-mail, or instant messaging. Developers can also extend the INS framework by adding additional delivery channels and subscriptions.
Everyplace Access manages pervasive devices, including the ability to configure the device, distribute software to the device, collect inventory information such as application, hardware, and configuration information.
Everyplace Access supports a variety of Pocket PCs, Palm OS devices, and WML-enabled mobile phones. Refer to the Technical Information section for more information. Also, for the most current information about supported devices, mobile e-business, and a wide variety of topics related to Everyplace Access, contact your IBM representative or authorized Business Partner, or visit the following Web sites:
For more information about Everyplace Access, other WebSphere products and pervasive computing, contact your IBM representative or an authorized Business Partner, or visit one of the following Web sites:
For information on the previous release of Everyplace Access, refer to Software Announcement 202-111 , dated May 14, 2002.
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Everyplace Access V4.2 requires:
The exact system and disk space requirements will vary depending on the Everyplace Access components that are selected for installation. The number of applications, users, and resources to be supported in each customer environment can also impact the system requirements.
Supported Client Devices:
For the most current information about supported devices, mobile e-business, and a wide variety of topics related to Everyplace Access and pervasive computing, contact your IBM representative or authorized Business Partner, or visit the following Web sites:
Everyplace Toolkit V4.2 requires:
Everyplace Access V4.2 requires:
Additionally, Everyplace Toolkit V4.2 requires:
Skills needed for using the tools include Java programming, Web application development, and portlet development.
For assistance, contact your IBM Pervasive Computing representative or authorized Business Partner.
Refer to the Limitations topic in the
Terms and Conditions
section of this announcement.
For more information about Everyplace Access, visit the Pervasive Computing Web site at:
Click on "Tools and Resources" and "Support and Downloads" for helpful information and contacts.
For customers requesting assistance with the planning, implementation, configuration, or integration of Everyplace Access, trained personnel are available from IBM Global Services and from designated Business Partners. Contact information is available on the Pervasive Computing site mentioned above.
Customer Responsibilities: Customers are responsible for acquiring any systems requirements or additional software products that may be needed for their specific environments. They are also responsible for implementing any security measures that are appropriate for their organization.
Direct Customer Support: Direct customer support is provided as part of the Passport Software Maintenance options that are included in the Passport Advantage Agreement. This service can enhance customers' productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. It provides help with answers to questions pertaining to usage, and suspected software defects for eligible products.
Information about support, including the Software Support Guide, is available at
Packaging: The program is provided on CD-ROMs in a Passport Media Pack and is also available for electronic download via Passport. Everyplace Access V4.1 customers will receive V4.2 according to the terms of their Passport Advantage Agreement. Trade up options are also available for eligible customers.
Everyplace Access V4.2 will initially be released in English. Shortly thereafter, it will be modified to include multiple languages, including English. The supported languages are all in the same program code image and the language is selected at the time of installation.
After the multiple language release is available, the English-only media pack and electronic download will be withdrawn from marketing on December 31, 2002. Refer to the Planned Availability Dates in this announcement for specific availability dates.
This product is only available via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.
Product Group: WebSphere Everyplace Product Category: WebSphere Everyplace Access Program Part Description Number Number WEA 4.2 Win 2000 5724-C94 BK01YML and AIX, Proc
The charge structure of Everyplace Access is based on processor installs, with a one-time-charge per processor. Passport customers should order the applicable Passport Advantage part number in a quantity equal to the number of processors on which they install this product.
A processor is defined as any system or node executing all or part of Everyplace Access. For example, two 4-way symmetric multiprocessor (SMP) systems, whether standalone or nodes in a larger system, are counted as eight processors. In this situation, order the applicable Passport part number in a quantity of eight. If two single processor systems will be used, order the applicable Passport part number in a quantity of two.
In addition to the regular Passport Advantage options for licensing and maintenance, IBM is offering a reduced price trade up to Everyplace Access, V4.2, from any of the following products:
Customers who are eligible for this reduced price should order the appropriate trade part number. The price will be discounted 25% off of their regular entitled Passport discount price.
Discounted Pricing for Everyplace Access V4.2
Passport Advantage customers who have purchased DB2 Everyplace, Lotus Domino Everyplace Enterprise Server, or WebSphere Portal (Enable, Extend, or Experience) may acquire Everyplace Access V4.2 for a 25% discount off of their normal Passport price. The specific price will depend on each customer's Passport terms and level.
Passport Advantage Part Description Number WebSphere Everyplace Access V4.2 WEA, Proc, LIC/SW MAINT 1 ANNIV D5196LL WEA, Proc, LIC/SW MAINT 2 ANNIV D5197LL WEA, Proc, SW MAINT RNWL E00BQLL WEA, Proc, SW MAINT AFT LIC D5198LL DB2e to WEA 4.2 TRADE LIC/SW D51WQLL MAINT 1 ANNIV DEES to WEA 4.2 TRADE LIC/SW D51WRLL MAINT 1 ANNIV WebSp Portal to WEA 4.2, TRD D51WSLL LIC/SW MAINT 1 ANNIV
Customers with a current Passport Agreement including Everyplace Access V4.1 that is still within the valid Coverage Period are entitled to receive Everyplace Access V4.2 for no additional charge according to the terms of the Passport Advantage Agreement.
Part Description Number WebSphere Everyplace Access, V4.2 -- English BK01XNA WebSphere Everyplace Access, V4.2 -- Multilingual BK01YML
After the multilingual release (which includes English) becomes available, the English-only electronic image and media pack will be withdrawn from marketing. Refer to the Planned Availability Dates section for specific dates.
Orders for the following part numbers will not be accepted after the stated effective date of withdrawal, nor will normal marketing activities or educational support be available unless previous agreement exists between the customer and IBM.
Part Description Number WebSphere Everyplace BK01HNA Access V4.1 Media Pk -- English WebSphere Everyplace BK01HML Access V4.1 Media Pk -- Multipl Trade WTP V4 for WEA D51JVLL Access v4.1 Trade IMC V3 250-users D51JWLL to one WEA V4.1
New Release Information
Terms and Conditions
This product is only available via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.
Licensing: IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA). Proofs of Entitlement (PoE) 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.
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.
WebSphere Everyplace Access (the program) includes other software products. The program and some of these products may include unique terms and conditions, in addition to the terms and conditions of the IBM IPLA. Unique terms and conditions are included in the LI that is provided with the Program. On or near the same date as the planned availability of the product, the LI for the program will be available for review on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site at:
Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Subscription and Technical Support, is now included in the Passport Advantage Agreement. Installation and technical support for the product announced in this letter is provided by the Software Maintenance offering of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement. This fee service enhances customer productivity by providing voice and/or electronic access into the IBM support organizations.
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 second anniversary date, depending on whether you acquired coverage for one or two anniversaries. 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.
For more information, about the Passport Advantage Agreement, refer to the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement Software Announcement 201-202 , dated July 10, 2001, or visit the Passport Advantage Web site at:
Everyplace Access is available only through Passport Advantage. The actual cost depends on the discount percentage to which each Passport customer is entitled. Contact your IBM representative or authorized Business Partner for more information. Passport Advantage customers may also access this information via their Passport Web page.
For Passport Advantage and charges, contact your authorized IBM Lotus Business Partner. Additional information is also available on the Passport Advantage URL:
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