IBM CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS V1.1 administers and maintains CICS resource definitions

IBM United States Software Announcement 205-044
February 22, 2005

 

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TOC link Key prerequisites TOC link Ordering information
TOC link Planned availability date TOC link Terms and conditions
TOC link Description TOC link Prices
TOC link Product positioning TOC link Order now
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At a glance

CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS V1.1 is a CICS tool that:

  • Provides definition, migration, and change control enablement
  • Allows administrators to define and maintain CICS resource definitions in either CICS system definition (CSD) files or CICSPlex SM data repositories (DREP)
  • Promotes, subject to approval, individual definitions or sets of definitions from one CICS configuration to another
  • Provides facilities to help understand resources and their relationships

For ordering, contact:

Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: LE001).
 
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Overview

CICS® Configuration Manager for z/OS® (CICS CM) V1.1 is a tool for administering and maintaining CICS resource definitions. These resource definitions can be managed across multiple CICS regions, including regions that are controlled by CICSPlex® SM. The resource definitions can be edited, compared, or migrated from one CICS system definition (CSD) file or CICSPlex SM context to another. The program's change packaging techniques allow administrators to group sets of CICS resource definitions into a single logical unit, and then to promote or back out changes associated with the group.

An XML SOAP-based programmable interface is provided, allowing definition management to be included in automated processes.

Facilities in this release include options for defining approval requirements before changes are implemented, while maintaining the integrity of the change package. This means that controlled access can be given to chosen users, such as an application development department.

An audit trail of changed resources, dates, and times is provided, and a range of reports can be produced. A comparison facility allows administrators to view differences between resource definitions within various CICS environments. A CICS configuration can be scanned for definitions matching search criteria or particular values.
 
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Key prerequisites

z/OS V1.4, or later

CICS Transaction Server (CICS TS) for OS/390® V1.3, or CICS TS for z/OS V2.2, or later
 
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Planned availability date

April 29, 2005
 
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Description

CICS CM for z/OS V1.1 meets the need for the controlled management of resource definitions in the multiple CICS systems in an enterprise. Every CICS region is related to a set of CICS resource definitions. Typically, at the simplest level, an enterprise will have some CICS regions used for development, others for test, and others for production. Changes to the CICS resource definitions would be migrated successively through these environments.

Usually, the systems are more complicated than this, and the CICS complex (CICSplex) in an enterprise may contain tens or even hundreds of systems; the requirements for the maintenance of CICS resource definitions in the various CICS regions can be very complex. Typical requirements may arise if a new or modified CICS transaction is introduced, requiring a new resource definition. The new resource definition then needs to be migrated from development to production. However, the resource definitions in each environment may need to be different, so simply copying the resource definition between the environments is not possible. This is typically due to binding the logical resources to the physical resources in that environment. A test versus production data set would be an example.

A further complexity is introduced if some of the regions are managed by CICSPlex SM, but not all, since the definitions must be moved from the CSD to DREP. Systematic records must be kept of the changes, for auditing or reporting. A proper process for approvals may be required. It may be necessary to back out a change that has been made. In order to understand the interrelationships of resources, or for identification of duplicate or redundant definitions, reporting facilities are provided.

The more complex the topology of the CICS systems, with multiple development, test, and production environments, the more difficult the situations that may be encountered. For example, there may be resource definitions that are shared by regions in one environment, but not in another. Moreover, where CICSPlex SM is used, the resource definitions are stored in data repositories rather than in CSD files. As a result, it may be necessary to migrate resource definitions between CSD files and data repositories.

CICS CM, which is a member of the CICS Tools family, can handle all the complexities and potential problems in the administration and maintenance of resource definitions for CICS TS, across multiple CICS regions. It provides a common interface to CSD files and CICSPlex SM data repositories, so that the user handles only the CICS configuration, and it is transparent whether or not the region is controlled by CICSPlex SM.

CICS CM stores data that it uses in a repository, and records historical data in a journal. These are key-sequenced data sets in VSAM. It provides an agent, which installs resource definitions in an active CICS region for CICS regions that are not managed by CICSPlex SM.

CICS CM provides two ways of manipulating data.

  • Batch interface (executing using JCL as part of a z/OS jobstep)
  • TSO interface

The CICS CM TSO interface communicates with the CICS CM server using an XML SOAP API over TCP/IP sockets. This API may be employed by users who wish to develop a custom interface to the product. The client TSO/ISPF interface provides an interface for editing resource definitions. This editor has many advantages over the use of the resource definition online (RDO) CEDA transaction which is provided in CICS. It allows:

  • Ability to edit resource definitions while the regions that use them are inactive
  • Ability to edit RDO definitions from CSD files or CICSPlex SM data repositories in the same session
  • Extensive field-sensitive help for all resource definition attributes
  • Ability to view and compare histories of resource definitions
  • Ability to filter resource definitions using list, group, type, and name
  • Abilities to display the logical hierarchy of a CICS configuration, by expanding a list to view its groups; to expand a group to view its types of resource definitions; to expand a type; and to expand a resource definition to view its attributes

It is possible to copy a set of resource definitions across multiple CICS configurations with a single command. One or more pairs of source and target CICS configurations can be defined, and a set of resource definitions can be grouped into a change package. For each pair of CICS configurations in a migration scheme, a set of transformation rules can be defined, allowing a resource definition to be adjusted during migration to match its target environment. These rules also allow search and replace within a single CICS configuration, or processing options which allow or disallow the application of further rules.

Approval processing can be specified. If this is used, then change packages specify the number and roles of the required approvers, and a change package must be approved before it can be migrated.

CICS CM provides reports on resource definitions. Resource definitions from multiple CICS configurations can be compared, filtered by name, type, and group. Resource definitions can be found that match search criteria, or that have specified attribute values. The attribute values of two resource definitions can be compared side by side, with differences highlighted.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

Features of CICS CM that support use by people with disabilities include:

  • The ability to use assistive technologies such as screen readers and screen magnifier software
  • Facilities to customize display attributes such as color, contrast, and font size
  • Capability of operating using only the keyboard

The product documentation, the User's Guide , is provided in softcopy (PDF) format. It will also be provided (in HTML format) as part of the accessible CICS TS V3.1 Information Center at its next update.

Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

CICS CM is capable as of April 29, 2005, 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.

Value Unit-based pricing

Value Unit pricing for eligible zSeries® IPLA programs enables a lower cost of incremental growth and enterprise aggregation. Each zSeries IPLA product with Value Unit pricing has a single price per Value Unit and a conversion matrix, called Value Unit Exhibit, for converting from some designated measurement to Value Units. Most commonly Millions of Service Units (MSUs) is the measurement designated by IBM to be converted to Value Units. Some other measurements are engines or messages. Since MSUs are the most common measurement, that measurement will be used for the remainder of this description.

Value Unit pricing offers price benefits for customers. For each zSeries IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the "required license capacity." Each of the various Value Unit Exhibits stipulate that the larger your required license capacity, the fewer Value Units per MSU you will need. Value Unit Exhibits are uniquely identified by a three digit code and referred to using the nomenclature VUExxx, where xxx is the three digit code.

Subsequent acquisitions of Value Unit priced programs offers additional price benefits for customers. The quantity of each zSeries IPLA program that you have acquired is referred to as "entitled license capacity." If you wish to grow your entitled license capacity for a zSeries IPLA program, the calculation to determine additional needed Value Units is based upon the number of Value Units already acquired.

For each zSeries IPLA program with Value Unit Pricing, you should:

  • Determine the required license capacity, in MSUs
  • Aggregate the MSUs across the enterprise
  • Convert the total MSUs to Value Units, using the applicable Value Unit Exhibit, and
  • Multiply the price per Value Unit by the total number of Value Units to determine the total cost

To simplify conversion from the designated measurement to VUs or vice-versa, use the Value Unit Converter Tool. For additional information or to obtain a copy of the Value Unit Converter Tool, visit the Value Unit Converter Tool Web site

Note that Value Units of a given product cannot be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with Value Units of another product.

To determine the required license capacity for the zSeries IPLA program you selected, refer to the Terms and conditions section.

IPLA and subscription and support considerations

IPLA licenses can be transferred from one machine to another within, but not limited to an enterprise. The customer may aggregate the capacity for all the processors the product is operated on to achieve a more economic price. This will result in a single Proof of Entitlement. It is the customer's responsibility to manage the distribution of Value Units within the limits of the entitlement of the product license.

Subscription and Support must cover the same capacity as the product license entitlement. Subscription and Support will be available in the country in which the agreement is made.
 
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Product positioning

All installations of CICS TS sometimes need to update their applications, and many do it continually. This normally involves updating CICS resource definitions. This can be a complex task, increasingly so if the topology of the CICS regions in the customer's systems is large and complex.

CICS CM handles all the complexities this can involve. It deals with all aspects of the tasks involved where applications are to be migrated through a range of environments, such as from development to test and to production. It is transparent whether regions are managed by CICSPlex SM or have their configuration data stored in CSD files. Changes can automatically be backed out if required. Updates can be grouped in packages. A system of controls can be introduced, to record changes for audit purposes, to avoid promoting changes unexpectedly made by unauthorized users, and to ensure the appropriate level of approval for migrations.

Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 205-044

Trademarks

 
CICS, z/OS, CICSPlex, OS/390, and zSeries are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

 
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Offering Information

Product information is available via the Offering Information Web site


 
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Publications

The publication CICS® Configuration Manager for z/OS® V1.1: Program Directory (GI10-2588) is shipped in hardcopy with the product.

Information on this product is provided in CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS V1.1: User's Guide (GC34-6646).

This publication will be available from General Availability in PDF format for download from the IBM Publications Center Web site at

It will also be provided, at a later date, in HTML format in an update to the CICS TS for z/OS V3.1 Information Center.

Licensed documentation: None.
 
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Technical information

Hardware requirements

CICS CM runs on any S/390® or IBM eServer zSeries® machine on which the applicable operating system and software will run.

Software requirements

CICS CM for z/OS V1.1 requires:

  • z/OS (5694-A01) V1.4, or later
  • CICS TS for OS/390® V1.3 (5655-147), or CICS TS for z/OS V2.2 or V2.3 (5697-E93), or CICS TS for z/OS V3.1 (5655-M15)

Planning information

Packaging: CICS CM is shipped via Customized Offerings, on 3480 1/2-inch tape cartridge.

Also shipped are:

  • IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA) in multilanguage booklet (Z125-3301)
  • License Information in multilanguage booklet (GC34-6652)
  • Proof of Entitlement (PoE)
  • Program Directory in hardcopy (GI10-2588)

Security, auditability, and control

CICS CM uses the security and auditability features of the operating system under which it is running. Customers can use any Security Authorization Facility (SAF)-compliant security product, such as RACF®.

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

CICS CM is licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA). It has a single one-time charge (OTC) based on Value Units for program usage, and an annual recurring charge for enhanced support that includes telephone assistance, service, and future product updates (enhancements and new versions or releases).

The program in this announcement has Value Unit-based pricing.

                                         Value
Program                                  Unit
number        Program name               Exhibit
 
5697-I78      CICS CM for z/OS V1.1      VUE007

For each zSeries IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the "required license capacity." Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

  • The zSeries IPLA program you select
  • The applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • The applicable Terms
  • Whether your current mainframes are full-capacity or sub-capacity

Value Unit Exhibit VUE007

              MSUs      MSUs
            minimum   maximum   Value Units/MSU
 
Base           1         3           1
Tier A         4        45           0.45
Tier B        46       175           0.36
Tier C       176       315           0.27
Tier D       316         +           0.2

Value Units for mainframes without MSU ratings:

Hardware     Value Units/machine
 
MP3000 H30            6
MP3000 H50            8
MP3000 H70           12
ESL Models            2

Ordering example

The total number of Value Units is calculated according to the following example.

If your required license capacity is 1,500 MSUs for your selected zSeries IPLA product, the applicable Value Units would be:

            Translation from MSUs to Value Units
 
            MSUs    *  Value Units/MSU  = Value Units
 
Base          3     *      1.00         =      3.00
Tier A       42     *       .45         =     18.90
Tier B      130     *       .36         =     46.80
Tier C      140     *       .27         =     37.80
Tier D    1,185     *       .20         =    237.00
 
Total     1,500                              343.50

When calculating the total number of Value Units, the sum is to be rounded up to the next integer.

Ordering z/OS through the Internet

ShopzSeries provides an easy way to plan and order your z/OS ServerPac or CBPDO. It will analyze your current installation, determine the correct product migration, and present your new configuration based on z/OS. Additional products can also be added to your order (including determination of whether all product requisites are satisfied). ShopzSeries is available in the U.S. and several countries in Europe. In countries where ShopzSeries is not available yet, contact your IBM representative (or IBM Business Partner) to handle your order via the traditional IBM ordering process. For more details and availability, visit the ShopzSeries Web site at

Basic license

On/Off Capacity on Demand

CICS CM for z/OS V1.1 is eligible for On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) with a Temporary Use Charge calculated based on MSUs-per day usage.

CICS CM for z/OS V1.1

Program PID: 5697-I78 Entitlement License option/ Identifier Description Pricing metric S011CNZ CICS CM for z/OS V1.1 Basic OTC, Per MSU-day TUC

Value Unit pricing

To order, specify the program product number and the appropriate license or charge option. Also, specify the desired distribution medium. To suppress shipment of media, select the license-only option in CFSW.

CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS V1.1
Program PID:  5697-I78
 
Entitlement                          License option/
Identifier   Description             Pricing metric
 
S011CNZ      CICS CM for z/OS V1.1   Per Value Unit
 
Supply MMID  Language           Distribution Medium
 
S011CR3      U.S. English       3480 tape cartridge
 
 
Subscription and Support PID:  5697-I79
 
Entitlement                          License option/
Identifier   Description             Pricing metric
 
S011CNX      CICS CM for z/OS --     Per Value Unit
              Subscription & Support
 
Supply MMID  Language           Distribution medium
 
S011CR1      U.S. English       Paper

Subscription and support

To receive voice technical support via telephone during normal business hours and future releases and versions at no additional charge, Subscription and Support must be ordered. The capacity of Subscription and Support (Value Units) must be the same as the capacity ordered for the product licenses.

To order, specify the Subscription and Support program number (PID) referenced above and the appropriate license or charge option.

IBM is also providing Subscription and Support for these products via a separately purchased offering under the terms of the IBM International Agreement for Acquisition of Support (IAAS). This offering:

  • Includes and extends the support services provided in the base support to include technical support via telephone during normal business hours.
  • Entitles customers to future releases and versions at no additional charge. Note that the customer is not entitled to new products.

When Subscription and Support is ordered, the charges will renew automatically annually unless cancelled by the customer.

Customized Offerings

This product is shipped only via Customized Offerings (for example, CBPDO, ServerPac, SystemPac®). Non-customized items, as described in the Planning information section, are shipped via the stand-alone product.
 
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Terms and conditions

Agreement: IBM International Program License Agreement. Proofs of Entitlement are required for all authorized use.

These products are licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA), and the associated Agreement for Acquisition of Support, and the Addendum for Support (Z125-6435), which provides for support with ongoing access to releases and versions of the program. 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. S/390 and zSeries IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel is an option for those customers who desire added services.

Limited warranty: Yes

Warranty: This program has warranty for a minimum of one year from acquisition from IBM or authorized IBM Business Partner. The warranty provided to the customer, for at least one year from acquisition, is access to databases (read Web sites) for program information and FAQs, including any known fixes to defects, which the customer can download or obtain otherwise and install at leisure.

Program support: Enhanced support, called Subscription and Support, 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. The customer will be notified of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice.

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.

Copy and use on home/portable computer: No

Volume orders (IVO): No

Passport Advantage® applies: No

Software Maintenance applies: No

For Operating System software, the revised IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel offering will provide support for those operating systems and associated products that are not available with the newly announced Software Maintenance offering. This will ensure total support coverage for your enterprise needs, including IBM and selected non-IBM products. For complete lists of products supported under both the current and revised SoftwareXcel offering, visit

For additional information on the revised IBM Operational Support Services, refer to Services Announcement 601-023 , dated July 10, 2001.

IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel: Yes

iSeries™ Software Maintenance applies: No

Variable charges apply: No

Educational allowance available: Yes, 15% education allowance applies to qualified education institution customers.

Sub-capacity terms and conditions

For each zSeries IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the "required license capacity." Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

  • The zSeries IPLA program you select
  • The applicable Value Unit exhibit
  • The applicable terms
  • Whether your current mainframes are full-capacity or sub-capacity

For more information on the Value Unit Exhibit for the zSeries IPLA program you selected, refer to the Ordering information section.

Program                                         Parent
number       Program name    Terms              products
 
5697-I78     CICS CM for     Reference-based    5655-147
              z/OS V1.1                         5697-E93
                                                5655-M15

Full-capacity mainframes: In cases where full-capacity is applicable, the following terms apply:

Reference-based: The required license capacity of a zSeries IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the "parent" program.

Sub-capacity mainframes: In cases where sub-capacity is applicable, the following terms apply:

Reference-based: The required license capacity of a zSeries IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the "parent" program.

For more information on mainframe MSU rated capacities, refer to the System/370™, System/390®, and zSeries Machine Exhibit (Z125-3901) or visit the "Mainframes" section of the zSeries Exhibits Web site

For more information on sub-capacity zSeries IPLA terms and conditions, refer to Software Announcement 204-184 , dated August 10, 2004.

Additional Information for Products with Reference-Based Terms zSeries IPLA sub-capacity programs with reference-based terms adds value to the parent program across the environment, regardless of where in environment the zSeries IPLA program executes.

An environment is defined as either a single/stand-alone machine or a qualified Parallel Sysplex®. Customers may have one or more different environments across their enterprise. To determine the required license capacity for each zSeries IPLA program with referenced-based terms, each environment should be assessed separately.

When a zSeries IPLA sub-capacity program with reference-based terms is used in a qualified Parallel Sysplex environment the required license capacity of the zSeries IPLA program must equal with the license capacity of the parent program across the Parallel Sysplex. Qualified Parallel Sysplex refers to one

  1. That meets the criteria defined in Hardware Announcement 198-001 , dated January 13, 1998
  2. Where MLC pricing is aggregated across the Sysplex

Sub-capacity eligibility: To be eligible for sub-capacity charging on select zSeries IPLA programs, you must first implement and comply with all terms of either sub-capacity Workload License Charges (WLC) or sub-capacity Entry Workload License Charges (EWLC). To implement sub-capacity WLC or EWLC, a machine must be zSeries (or equivalent). On that machine:

  • All instances of the OS/390 operating system must be migrated to the z/OS (or z/OS.e) operating systems
  • Any licenses for the OS/390 operating system must be discontinued
  • All instances of the z/OS operating (or z/OS.e) systems must be running in z/Architecture™ (64-bit) mode

For that machine, you must create and submit a Sub-Capacity Report to IBM each month. Sub-Capacity Reports must be generated using the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT). For additional information or to obtain a copy of SCRT, visit the zSeries Software Pricing Web site

You must comply with all of the terms of the WLC or EWLC offering, whichever is applicable:

  • The complete terms and conditions of sub-capacity WLC are defined in the IBM Customer Agreement — Attachment for zSeries Workload License Charges (Z125-6516).
  • The complete terms and conditions for sub-capacity EWLC are defined in the IBM Customer Agreement — Attachment for z800 and z890 Software License Charges (Z125-6587).

Additionally, you must sign and comply with the terms and conditions specified in the amendment to the IPLA contract — Amendment for zSeries Platform Programs Sub-Capacity Pricing (Z125-6929-02, or higher). Once the amendment is signed, the terms in the amendment replace any and all previous zSeries IPLA sub-capacity terms and conditions.

Sub-capacity utilization determination

Sub-capacity utilization is determined based on the utilization of a sub-capacity eligible reference product and machine.

On/Off Capacity on Demand

To be eligible for On/Off Capacity on Demand pricing, customers must be enabled for temporary capacity on the corresponding hardware, and the required contract — Z125-6611, Attachment for Customer Initiated Upgrade and IBM eServer On/Off Capacity on Demand — Software — must be signed prior to use.
 
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Prices

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.

For pricing information, refer to your IBM representative, or visit IBMLink™ 2000, at

CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS V1.1 (5697-I78)
 
Entitlement                              License option/
Identifier    Description                Pricing metric
 
S011CNZ       CICS CM for z/OS V1.1      Per Value Unit
 
 
Subscription and Support PID:  5697-I79
 
Entitlement                              License option/
Identifier    Description                Pricing metric
 
S011CNX       CICS CM for z/OS --        Per Value Unit
               Subscription & Support
 
 
CICS CM for z/OS V1.1 --
On/Off Capacity on Demand (5697-I78)
 
Entitlement                              License option/
Identifier    Description                Pricing metric
 
S011CNZ       CICS CM for z/OS V1.1      Basic OTC,
                                          per MSU-day TUC

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Order now

To order, contact the Americas Call Centers, 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:  ibm_direct@vnet.ibm.com
 Mail:      IBM Americas Call Centers
            Dept:  IBM CALL, 11th Floor
            105 Moatfield Drive
            North York, Ontario
            Canada M3B 3R1
 
 Reference: LE001

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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

Trademarks

 
iSeries, System/370, z/Architecture, and IBMLink are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
The e-business logo, z/OS, CICS, S/390, zSeries, OS/390, RACF, SystemPac, Passport Advantage, System/390, and Parallel Sysplex are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
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