IBM WebSphere Process Server for Multiplatforms V6.0 and WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0 — For building and deploying service-oriented, component-based, business process applications

IBM United States Software Announcement 205-226
September 12, 2005

 

 ENUS205-226.PDF (79KB)

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TOC link Overview TOC link Offering Information
TOC link Key prerequisites TOC link Publications
TOC link Planned availability dates TOC link Technical information
TOC link Description TOC link Ordering information
TOC link Product positioning TOC link Terms and conditions
TOC link Statement of direction TOC link Prices
TOC link Reference information TOC link Order now
 
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At a glance

WebSphere Process Server V6.0 and WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0 delivers a rich process integration platform for enterprise services based on service-oriented architecture (SOA).

It allows you to:

  • Simplify IT by leveraging it. New Service Component Architecture delivers one programming model that unifies and leverages underlying IT.
  • Improve business agility with solution assembly, business rules, business state machines and selectors, events, and escalation.
  • Use fully integrated tooling to enable business driven development. Allows you to import models from WebSphere Business Modeler.
  • Experience high performance and quality of service with advance fault tolerance and error-detection.
  • Benefit from improved incremental economic benefits from sustained use of enterprise services.

For ordering, contact:

Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).
 
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Overview

Enterprises are under constant pressure to deliver more with less and are looking for ways to reuse select parts of existing IT to achieve business goals.

The promise of service-oriented architecture (SOA) enables enterprises to respond to business needs in an on demand way by delivering the flexibility of quickly assembling and changing business processes. The new WebSphere® Process Server and WebSphere Integration Developer deliver on the promise of SOA with minimal skills and resources.

Introducing WebSphere Process Server for Multiplatforms V6.0 and WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0:

Based on SOA and as a single, simplified programming model, WebSphere Process Server V6.0 is the next-generation, business process server that delivers and supports all styles of integration based on open standards to automate business processes that span people, workflows, applications, systems, platforms, and architectures.

Based on Eclipse technology, WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0 is a new tool for rapid assembly of business solutions that allows you to describe all styles of processes with one programming model based on Business Process Execution Language (BPEL). Easy to use, it requires relatively minimal skills and offers rich features for integrated development, testing and deployment to WebSphere Process Server V6.0.

New in WebSphere Process Server V6.0 and WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0:

  • Service component architecture — One simplified integration framework that leverages existing IT
  • One tool to describe all processes — Visual editors for component development, assembly, integrated testing, and deployment
  • Support for all styles of integration — Including human tasks, roles based task assignments, and multilevel escalation.Visual editors for component assembly
  • Change business processes on the fly with relatively minimal skills
  • Business rules, business state machines, and selectors to dynamically choose interface based on business scenarios
  • Broadest reach in integration — Built on Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) technologies and support for IBM WebSphere Adapters
  • Support for business-to-business (B2B) through a restricted use license of IBM WebSphere Partner Gateway

 
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Key prerequisites

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For details on hardware and software requirements for WebSphere Integration Developer, visit


 
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Planned availability dates
  • September 29, 2005 (electronic software delivery and documentation)
  • October 21, 2005 (media delivery)

 
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Description

IBM WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0 and IBM WebSphere Process Server V6.0 deliver a composite application platform optimized for building service-oriented applications that extend and integrate a company's existing IT assets.

As a result of rebranding, the product names have changed. WebSphere Process Server V6.0 is the follow-on product to WebSphere Business Integration Server Foundation 5.1.1 and WebSphere Integration Developer is the follow-on product to WebSphere Studio Application Developer Integration Edition V5.1.1. WebSphere Process Server V6.0 is also the follow-on product to WebSphere Business Integration Server V4.3.

WebSphere Process Server V6.0 is the new cornerstone of IBM's business process automation and integration solution. It represents years of experience that has been gathered with IBM's existing products and promotes the concepts of these products while at the same time adding new ground-breaking capabilities.

WebSphere Process Server V6.0 is the first to offer robust process automation, advanced human workflow, business rules, Application to Application (A2A), and B2B capabilities all on a common, integrated SOA platform with native Java™ Message Service (JMS) support. This platform leverages many years of IBM domain expertise and customer experience to offer best-of-breed support for integration development while at the same time offering unparalleled ease of use.

WebSphere Process Server builds on the WebSphere Application Server to provide a premier Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) and Web services technology-based application platform for deploying enterprise Web services solutions for dynamic On Demand Business.

WebSphere Process Server includes all of the features available in WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V6 including J2EE 1.4 support, Web Services Gateway, IBM Tivoli® Performance Viewer, clustering and workload management support.

Included in these programs are several complementary products for use in the WebSphere Process Server environment including restricted use licenses for DB2 Universal Database® (UDB) Enterprise Edition, Tivoli Directory Server, and Tivoli Access Manager.

WebSphere Process Server also includes a restricted use license of WebSphere Partner Gateway Advanced Edition to provide consolidated partner services for process integration with the WebSphere software platform. Business-to-business (B2B) gateway consolidation centralizes a company's B2B communications with trading partner communities, providing a central point of control for interactions among partners, and providing a security-rich environment at the edge of the enterprise. B2B gateway consolidation is of particular value when multiple business units interact with the same partners or partners with similar processes.

WebSphere Partner Gateway combines extensive partner profile management capabilities with a simple, reliable and secure exchange for B2B messages capable of serving multiple B2B protocols and standards — to efficiently integrate your processes with those of your business partner community.

The WebSphere Partner Gateway restricted use license included with WebSphere Process Server entitles a customer to use a maximum of one WebSphere Partner Gateway Advanced Edition processor license and one Partner Connection license, regardless of the number of WebSphere Process Server licenses a customer acquires. The limitation applies to a customer based on their IBM Customer Number (that is, customer purchasing identifier).

WebSphere Integration Developer V6, optimized for developing composite applications that deploy to WebSphere Process Server V6, delivers an application development environment for building service-oriented, component-based applications that extend and integrate your existing IT assets.

WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0 focuses on developer productivity by providing easy-to-use authoring tools allowing integration developers to rapidly build and debug composite business integration applications. Combined with other development tools from IBM, for example, Rational® Application Developer and WebSphere Business Modeler, it provides unparalleled support for enterprise developers.

Together WebSphere Process Server V6.0 and WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0 provide a comprehensive list of services to enable the development of composite integration applications. These service components include:

  • Business processes
  • Human tasks
  • Business state machines
  • Business rules
  • Supporting services
    • Interface maps
    • Data maps
    • Relationships
    • Selectors
  • Java objects

Business process

The business process component in WebSphere Process Server implements a WS-BPEL compliant process engine. It represents the fourth release of a business process choreography engine on top of the highly scalable WebSphere Application Server.

WS-BPEL defines a model and a grammar for describing the behavior of a business process based on interactions between the process and its partners. Support for WS-BPEL includes:

  • An improved business process editor with an easy-to-use authoring experience
  • Intuitive drag-and-drop tools to visually define the sequence and flow of WS-BPEL business processes
  • A visual business process debugger to step through and debug WS-BPEL business processes
  • Long- and short-running business processes
  • Compensation support to provide transaction "rollback"-like support for loosely coupled business processes that cannot be undone automatically by the application server
  • Integrated fault handling to provide an easy and integrated means of performing in-flow exception handling
  • Support for including Java snippets and artifacts as part of a business process

Human tasks

Human task support expands the reach of WS-BPEL to include activities requiring human interaction as steps in an automated business process. Business processes involving human interaction are interruptible and persistent (a person may take a long time to complete the task) and resume when the person completes the task.

Human task support includes:

  • Staff activity nodes to represent a step in a business process that is performed manually
  • Ability to assign people (for example, direct reports) to specific instances of a process via staff queries that are resolved at runtime using an existing enterprise directory
  • Graphical browser-based interface for querying, claiming, working with, completing, and transferring work items to another user
  • Java Server Faces (JSF) components to create custom clients.
  • Advanced work item management support for managing the creation, transfer, and deletion of work items
  • Dynamic setting of duration and calendar attributes for staff activities
  • Dynamic setting of staff assignment via custom attributes.
  • Originating task support to invoke any kind of service (including a business process)
  • Ad-hoc creation and tracking of human tasks in addition to the "claim — save — transfer — complete" model for processing and tracking of tasks which has been available in since WebSphere Business Integration Server Foundation 5.1.
  • Administrative tasks

Human tasks can be used to invoke services (for example a business process), participate in a business process (traditional Staff Activity) or administer a business process (process administrator). Additionally pure Human Tasks are available to implement Ad-hoc processing. By separating human task support from the core WS-BPEL engine WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Integration Developer now allow creation of pure WS-BPEL code without IBM extensions for human tasks.

Business state machine

WebSphere Process Server V6.0 provides a business state machine component that can be used to model heavily event-driven business process scenarios. These kind of event-oriented scenarios are sometimes hard to model in a WS-BPEL model, but very easy to model in a state machine diagram. This state machine is modeled after the Unified Modelling Language (UML) state machine diagrams. The combination of WS-BPEL business processes with business state machines gives WebSphere Process Server V6.0 a unique edge when it comes to business process automation.

Business rules

WebSphere Process Server V6.0 contains a business rule component that provides support for Rule Sets (If/Then rules) and decision tables. Business rules are grouped into a Rule Group and accessed just like any other component.

WebSphere Process Server V6.0 also provides a Web client with national-language-supported plain text display capabilities to allow on-the-fly changes to business rules to be deployed using an intuitive user interface. By separating the business rules component from the individual business process flows, a rule can be managed by the domain expert for that particular business rule and by encapsulating rules as a service component a rule can be used across multiple processes for maximum business flexibility.

Supporting components

WebSphere Process Server V6.0 provides a wide range of supporting components in order to facilitate component-based application development. Among these are:

  • Interface maps: Can be used to convert semantically but not syntactically identical interfaces. These are very beneficial for importing existing services which may have a different interface definition than required. They are also beneficial for implementing a completely canonical integration solution where one component has no knowledge of the implementation details of another component.
  • Data maps: Can be used to translate one business object into another — for example as part of an interface map it is often necessary to translate the arguments of an operation.
  • Relationships: Can be used to convert key information to access the same data sets in various back-end systems and keep track of which data sets represent identical data. This enables cross-referencing and federation of heterogeneous business objects across disparate Enterprise Information System (EIS) systems. Relationships can be called from a business object map when converting one business object into another to manage the key information. Additionally lookup relationships can be defined for static data (for example, mapping zip codes into city names).
  • Selectors: Can be used to dynamically invoke different components based on various rules (for example, date). Combined with Interface Maps a great deal of flexibility can be achieved. A Web Interface is provided to change these selector rules on the fly for example to invoke a newly deployed module without having to redeploy the calling module.

Back-end system connectivity

WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0 provides integrated, open standards-based support for building composite applications including WS-BPEL business processes that integrate with back-end systems including:

  • Integrated tool support for using J2EE Connector Architecture (J2C) 1.0 and 1.5 resource adapters to access back-end systems
  • Enhanced tool integration for J2C adapters with tool plug-in extensions (available from IBM and IBM Business Partners)
  • Enhanced J2C 1.5 resource adapter support to leverage WebSphere Adapters
  • Support for the entire suite of WebSphere Business Integration Adapters
  • Easy-to-use tools for creating services out of J2C resource adapters or WebSphere Business Integration Adapters and including those services as part of an integration application
  • Sophisticated wizards to manage the low-level data handling requirements for J2C resource adapters
  • Support for Web services (JSR 109 / JAX-RPC-based)
  • Support for JMS messaging through the integrated WebSphere messaging resources (with full connectivity to existing WebSphere MQ based networks)
  • Support for calling EJB Session Beans
  • Wizards to quickly and simply expose CICS® or IMS™ programs as enterprise services including the ability to import definitions from COBOL, C structures, CICS basic mapping support (BMS), and IMS Message Format Service (MFS) definitions

J2EE application server

WebSphere Process Server V6.0 builds on the WebSphere Application Server to provide a premier J2EE and Web services technology-based application platform for deploying enterprise Web services solutions for dynamic e-business on demand™.

Common Criteria

A Common Criteria Initial Assessment was performed by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Common Criteria Testing Laboratory on WebSphere Process Server V6.0. The CCEVS lab determined that WebSphere Process Server derived its security functionality from the WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V6.0.1 runtime environment and does not include additional security functionality. Therefore, a CC evaluation is not necessary because this program is neither Information Assurance ( IA ) nor IA-enabled.

FIPS 140-2

The cryptographic functionality of WebSphere Process Server V6.0 is managed by the WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V6.0.1 runtime environment and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment has been FIPS-140-2 certified.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

The WebSphere Process Server v6.0 software is fully accessible and Section 508 compliant. If you install WebSphere Process Server and require WebSphere Partner Gateway Advanced Edition v6.0, please note that WebSphere Partner Gateway is not fully accessible.

Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

IBM makes no representation about the Section 508 status of the third party electronic and information technology product in this offering. Contact the vendor for specific, current information on the Section 508 status of this product.

Availability of national languages: WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Integration Developer are available only in English. Both products provide basic enablement support for all locales.

Note: WebSphere Process Server includes prerequisite and complementary products. For all availability dates specified in this announcement, the bundled prerequisite and complementary products will include translations for the following languages (if available):

  • French
  • Italian
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese

 
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Product positioning

WebSphere Process Server V6 is a single, integrated platform with the combined benefits of the industry's top application server and integration capabilities. It provides business flexibility on a highly scalable, reliable platform. WebSphere Process Server V6 is the first to offer robust process automation, advanced human workflow, business rules with rich A2A and B2B capabilities all on a common, native SOA platform with full ESB Connectivity.

WebSphere Integration Developer is the first to offer a role-based development experience that targets specifically the integration developer role on a single and integrated Eclipse platform. It can be expanded to other roles like business analyst or J2EE developer by adding other products from the IBM family of development tools.
 
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Statement of direction

Additional platform support

IBM plans to make WebSphere Process Server V6 available on Linux for zSeries® in the fourth quarter of 2005.

IBM plans to make WebSphere Process Server V6 available on z/OS® in the early part of 2006.

IBM plans to make national language translations for WebSphere Process Server V6 and WebSphere Integration Developer V6 available in the first quarter of 2006.

IBM plans to make WebSphere Process Server V6 available on i5/OS in 2006.

All statements regarding IBM's plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice.
 
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Reference information

For additional information on WebSphere Application Server V6.0, refer to Software Announcement 204-289 , dated November 30, 2004.

For additional information on WebSphere Partner Gateway V6.0, refer to Software Announcement 205-158 , dated June 28, 2005.

For additional information on WebSphere Adapters 6.0, refer to Software Announcement 205-230 , dated September 12, 2005.

For additional information on WebSphere Business Integration Server Foundation, V5.1, refer to Software Announcement 204-058 , dated April 6, 2004.

For additional information on WebSphere Studio Application Developer Integration Edition for Linux™ and Windows™, V5.1, refer to Software Announcement 204-059 , dated April 6, 2004.

For additional information on IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software V6.0, refer to Software Announcement 204-269 , dated November 2, 2004.

For additional information on WebSphere Business Monitor V6.0, refer to Software Announcement 205-227 , dated September 12, 2005.

For additional information on WebSphere InterChange Server V4.3 and WebSphere Business Integration Toolset V4.3, refer to Software Announcement 204-217 , dated September 28, 2004.

For additional information on WebSphere Business Integration Server V4.3, refer to Software Announcement 204-216 , dated September 28, 2004.

For additional information on WebSphere MQ Workflow V3.6, refer to Software Announcement 205-096 , dated April 19, 2005.

For additional information on WebSphere Business Modeler V6.0, refer to Software Announcement 205-229 dated September 12, 2005.

Trademarks

 
IMS and e-business on demand are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
WebSphere, Tivoli, DB2 Universal Database, Rational, CICS, zSeries, and z/OS are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 
Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries or both
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

 
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Education support

IBM delivers a comprehensive portfolio of education services to help customers successfully deploy and integrate IBM's WebSphere® Application and Integration middleware products to their maximum potential.

Education is a key component to ensuring software success. The IBM education team is committed to providing the highest quality education available to help your company prosper in today's competitive marketplace. We take pride in our ability to deliver successful education programs that provide your people with the skills necessary to make your business profitable using IBM software.

The IBM education team works closely with IBM product developers and IBM services organizations to ensure that the courses we offer provide the most up-to-the-minute technical and product information. Our courses place an emphasis on the advanced knowledge and insight that only these sources can provide. We draw from a deep pool of IBM technical experience in the development of our courses, and pass that knowledge on to our students.

For more information about available education offerings, refer to the Web site

Skill based roadmaps can be found on this page:


 
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Offering Information

Product information is available via the Offering Information Web site

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Publications

WebSphere Process Server publications will be available at

No publications are shipped with this product. WebSphere Process Server documentation is provided only in English.

WebSphere Integration Developer user documentation is installed with the product and viewed using the online information center. WebSphere Integration Developer documentation is provided only in English.

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 (in the U.S.) or customer number for 50 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries free of charge.

The IBM Publications Notification System (PNS)

PNS enables subscribers to set up profiles of interest by order number/product number. PNS subscribers automatically receive e-mail notifications of all new publications defined in their profiles. These may then be ordered/downloaded from the Publications Center.

The PNS site is available in English and Canadian French.
 
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Technical information

Hardware requirements

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For details on hardware requirements for WebSphere Integration Developer, visit

Software requirements

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For details on software requirements for WebSphere Integration Developer, visit

Planning information

For planning information, refer to the WebSphere Process Server Installing documentation at

WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Integration Developer provide enablement for use with IBM Tivoli® License Manager. WebSphere Process Server provides support for usage monitoring and inventory functions. WebSphere Integration Developer provides support only for inventory functions. For more information about Tivoli License Manager, refer to Software Announcement 204-164 , dated July 13, 2004.

Extended Entitlement

IBM plans to protect customer investments and does not expect current customers to migrate immediately from currently entitled products to WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Integration Developer. In order to facilitate the extended migration periods that some customers may require, IBM is offering extended entitlement to customers.

Effective upon the date of electronic software delivery, customers with active subscription to eligible products can activate extended entitlement to WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Integration Developer. For information on extended entitlement activation, eligible products and their equivalent extended entitlement products, and general information about extended entitlement, visit the Entitlement section at

Customers should contact their IBM sales representatives for questions and additional assistance.

Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support, is included in the Passport Advantage Agreement. Installation and technical support is provided by the Software Maintenance offering of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement. This fee service enhances customer productivity, with voice and electronic access into IBM support organizations.

For technical support and assistance, visit

Packaging: WebSphere Process Server for Multiplatforms V6.0 and WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0 are Passport Advantage offerings. Both offerings are distributed via electronic download and each offering has a single physical media pack. Both offerings include support for all specified operating systems.

The WebSphere Process Server for Multiplatforms V6.0 media pack contains the following items:

  • License Information booklet
  • WebSphere Process Server V6.0/WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V6.0.1 CD-ROMs
  • Edge Components V6.0 CD-ROMs
  • Tivoli Directory Server V5.2 CD-ROMs
  • Tivoli Access Manager V5.1 CD-ROMs
  • DB2® UDB Enterprise Server Edition V8.2 CD-ROMs
  • WebSphere Partner Gateway Advanced Edition V6.0 CD-ROMs
  • WebSphere MQ V5.3.0.2 CD-ROMs

The WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0 media pack contains the following items:

  • WebSphere Integration Developer, V6.0 Linux™ and Windows™ CD-ROMs
  • CICS® Transaction Gateway, V6.0 Linux and Windows CD-ROMs

Security, auditability, and control

WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Integration Developer both use the security and auditability features of the respective operating systems.

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

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

Product information

Licensed function
title                   Product group    Product category
 
WebSphere Process       Process          Process Integration
 Server for              Integration      Servers
 Multiplatforms
WebSphere Integration   Process          Process Integration
 Developer               Integration      Tools
 
                                         Charge unit
Program name            PID number       description
 
WebSphere Process       5724-L01         SubCapacity
 Server for                               Processor
 Multiplatforms
WebSphere Process       5724-L01         Processor Day
 Server for
 Multiplatforms
WebSphere Process       5724-L01         Processor(s)
 Server for
 Multiplatforms
WebSphere Integration   5724-I66         Authorized User(s)
 Developer

Charge metrics definitions: Processor

In Full Capacity charging — Proof of Entitlement (PoEs) must be acquired for all activated "processors" (available for use) that are on the server where the program or a component of the program is run.

  1. If there are program components included in the offering whose function is not to be included in the charge metric, these must be listed in the Program-unique Terms of the License Information.
  2. IBM defines a physical processor in a computer as a functional unit that interprets and executes instructions. A physical processor consists of at least an instruction control unit and one or more arithmetic and logic units.
  3. Multi-core technology allows two or more processors (commonly called "cores") to be active on a single silicon chip. Unless otherwise announced, with multi-core technology, IBM considers each "core" to be a physical processor. For example, in a dual-core chip, there are two physical processors residing on the single silicon chip.
  4. In the zSeries® Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) environment, each IFL engine is considered a single "physical processor."
  5. Threading, a technique which makes a single processor seem to perform as two or more, does NOT affect the count of physical processors.
  6. Where "blade" technology is employed, each "blade" is considered a separate server and charging is based upon the total number of processors on the blade on which the program is run.

"Per processor" charging under Sub-capacity (when available)

Required authorized use for eligible programs is based upon the highest observed daily utilization of the partition(s) where the program or a component of the program, executes during a reporting period as measured by an IBM license management tool. IBM license management tool use is required for your submission of periodic reports to IBM. For each sub-capacity eligible software program, the required authorized use is re-evaluated based upon the quarterly sub-capacity reports submitted to IBM.

The number of authorizations you must acquire is the smaller value of either of the following methods:

  • The total number of active (available for use) processors in the machine, or
  • The sum of (1) and (2) as follows (any remaining fraction of a processor must be rounded up to a full processor in the final aggregation)
    1. When a program is run in partitions with dedicated processors, the sum of the Processing Units of those partitions, and
    2. When a program is run in partitions that are members of a Shared Processing Pool, the smaller of:
      • The number of processors assigned to the pool, or
      • The sum of the Virtual Processors of each Uncapped Partition plus the Processing Units in each Capped Partition running a program.

z/VM® Guest Charging

  • The total number of active (available for use) processors in the machine, or
  • The sum of (1) and (2) as follows (any remaining fraction of a processor must be rounded up to a full processor in the final aggregation)
    1. When a program is run in VM Guests with dedicated processors, the sum of the IFL engines of those VM Guests, and
    2. When a program is run in VM Guests that are members of a Shared Processing Pool (z/VM), the smaller of:
      • The number of processors assigned to the z/VM pool, or
      • The sum of the IFL engines in each z/VM pool running a program.

Notes

  1. IBM defines a physical processor in a computer as a functional unit that interprets and executes instructions. A physical processor consists of at least an instruction control unit and one or more arithmetic and logic units.
  2. Multi-core technology allows two or more processors (commonly called "cores") to be active on a single silicon chip. With multi-core technology, IBM considers each 'core' to be a physical processor. For example, in a dual-core chip, there are two physical processors residing on the single silicon chip.
  3. In the zSeries? IFL environment, each IFL engine is considered a single "physical processor."
  4. Threading, a technique which makes a single processor seem to perform as two or more, does NOT affect the count of physical processors

Authorized User

An Authorized User (User) is one and only one individual, machine, program or device with a specific identity (ID) within or outside Your enterprise.

A PoE is evidence of Your authorization to use a program and is required for each User accessing the program or any component, application, feature, function and/or capability thereof, either directly or indirectly, through any means on behalf of the User in any manner.

The program may be installed on one or more computers, and accessed by multiple Users provided that a User authorization has been obtained for each individual User.

  1. Users have unique specific identity and IDs cannot be shared.
  2. An ID may establish one or more connections and count as a single User.
  3. An ID may only be reassigned for the long-term replacement of personnel, machine, program, or device.

Passport Advantage program licenses

                                                  Part
Part description                                  number
 
WebSphere Integration Developer
 
WebSphere Integration Developer                   D5571LL
 Auth User Lic & SW Maint 12 Mo
WebSphere Integration Developer                   D5572LL
 Auth User SW Maint Reinstatement
 12 Mo
WebSphere Integration Edition                     E01UDLL
 Auth User SW Maint Annual Renewal
WebSphere Integration Developer                   D5574LL
 Auth User from Qualified
 Competitor Trdup Lic+SW Maint 12 Mo
WebSphere Integration Developer                   D5573LL
 Auth User from Qualified IBM
 Product Trdup Lic+SW Maint 12 Mo
 
WebSphere Process Server for Multiplatforms
 
WebSphere Process Server for                      D558JLL
 Multiplatforms Processor Lic &
 SW Maint 12 Mo
WebSphere Process Server for                      E01V3LL
 Multiplatforms Processor SW
 Maint Annual Renewal
WebSphere Process Server for                      D558KLL
 Multiplatforms Processor SW
 Maint Reinstat 12 mo
WebSphere Process Server for                      D55QHLL
 Multiplatforms Processor from
 Qualified Competitor Trdup Li &
 SW Maint 12 Mo
WebSphere Process Server for                      D55QGLL
 Multiplatforms Processor from
 WebSphere Application Server
 Network Deployment Trdup Lic &
 SW Maint 12 Mo
 
Passport Advantage supply
 
                                                  Part
Part description                                  number
 
WebSphere Integration Dev V6.0.0
 
Media Pack English International                  BA0FDNA
 Windows 2000, SUSE Linux,
 Windows XP, Windows Server 2003,
 Red Hat Linux CD ROM Digital
 Disk -- ISO 9660 Standard V6.0.0
 
WebSphere Proc Svr Multiplat V6.0.0
 
Media Pack Multilingual (English                  BA0F9ML
 International, French, Korean,
 Chinese -- Simplified, Spanish,
 Portuguese-Brazilian, German,
 Japanese, Chinese -- Traditional,
 Italian) Windows 2000, SUSE
 Linux, Windows XP, Solaris (Sun
 Microsystems), Windows Server 2003,
 AIX 5L(TM), V5, Red Hat Linux,
 HP-UX 11.x CD ROM Digital Disk --
 ISO 9660 Standard V6.0.0

Customers with active maintenance or subscription for the products listed are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.

WebSphere Process Server for Multiplatforms V6.0.0

Entitled maintenance     Media packs                Part
offerings description    description                number
 
WebSphere Process        WebSphere Process          BA0F9ML
 Server for               Server for
 Multiplatforms per       Multiplatforms
 Processor                Multilingual(French,
                          Korean, Chinese —
                          Simplified, Spanish,
                          Portuguese-Brazilian,
                          German, Japanese,
                          Chinese —
                          Traditional, English
                          International ,
                          Italian) Windows
                          2000, SUSE Linux,
                          Windows XP, Solaris
                          (Sun Microsystems),
                          Windows Server 2003,
                          AIX 5L, V5, Red Hat
                          Linux, HP-UX 11.x
                          CD-ROM Digital Disk —
                          ISO 9660 Standard
 
WebSphere Process        WebSphere Process      BA0F9ML
 Server for               Server for
 Multiplatforms per       Multiplatforms
 SubCapacity Processor    Multilingual, French,
                          Korean, Chinese —
                          Simplified, Spanish,
                          Portuguese-Brazilian,
                          German, Japanese,
                          Chinese —
                          Traditional, English
                          International ,
                          Italian) Windows 2000,
                          SUSE Linux,
                          Windows XP, Solaris
                          (Sun Microsystems),
                          Windows Server 2003,
                          AIX 5L, V5, Red Hat
                          Linux, HP-UX 11.x
                          CD-ROM Digital Disk —
                          ISO 9660 Standard

WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0.0

Entitled maintenance     Media packs                Part
offerings description    description                number
 
WebSphere Integration    WebSphere Integration      BA0FDNA
 Developer Authorized     Developer English
 User                     International Windows
                          2000, SUSE Linux,
                          Windows XP, Windows
                          Server 2003, Red Hat
                          Linux CD-ROM Digital
                          Disk — ISO 9660
                          Standard

Sub Capacity

                                                  Part
Part description                                  number
 
WebSphere Process Server for                      D558LLL
 Multiplatform SubCapacity
 Processor License & SW
 Maintenance 12 mo
WebSphere Process Server for                      E01V4LL
 Multiplatform SubCapacity
 Processor SW Maintenance Annual
 Renewal
WebSphere Process Server for                      D558MLL
 Multiplatform SubCapacity
 Processor SW Maintenance
 Reinstate

On/Off Capacity on Demand

                                                  Part
Part description                                  number
 
WebSphere Process Server for Multiplatforms
 
WebSphere Proc Svr Multiplat                      D55F8LL
 Processor Day Per Use-DAY, On
 Off Capacity on

 
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Terms and conditions

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

Licensing: IBM International Program License Agreement. 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.

This software license includes Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support.

License information form number(s)

                         Program
Program name             number         Form number
 
WebSphere Integration    5724-I66       L-TTSU-6D4NLK
 Developer
WebSphere Process        5724-L01       L-MKOL-6D7NKQ
 Server for
 Multiplatforms

Limited warranty applies: 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 technical support: Technical support of a program product will be available for a minimum of three 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, releases, and versions of the program. Customers 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.

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Money-back guarantee: If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, 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.

  • For programs acquired under the IBM International Passport Advantage offering, this term applies only to your first acquisition of the program.
  • For programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) software offerings,this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by the customer.

Copy and use on home/portable computer

                                        Copy and use on home/
Product name                            portable computer?
 
WebSphere Integration                   Yes
 Developer
WebSphere Process Server                No
 for Multiplatforms

Volume orders (IVO): No

Passport Advantage applies: Yes and through the Passport Advantage Web site at

Usage restriction: Yes

The licenses for WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Integration Developer contain numerous usage restrictions. For complete details on license information and usage restrictions, refer to

Licenses for these offerings will be available upon the date of electronic software delivery.

Software maintenance applies: Yes

Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support, is included in the Passport Advantage Agreement. Installation and technical support is provided by the Software Maintenance offering of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement. This fee service enhances customer productivity, with voice and electronic access into IBM support organizations.

IBM includes one year of Software Maintenance with the initial license acquisition of each program acquired. The initial period of Software Maintenance can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option that is available.

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, visit the Passport Advantage Web site at

iSeries™ Software Maintenance applies: No

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 — Z125-6907, Amendment for iSeries and pSeries® Temporary 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. 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.

Passport Advantage

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


 
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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: YE001

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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

Trademarks

 
developerWorks, AIX 5L, and iSeries are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
WebSphere, Passport Advantage, Tivoli, DB2, CICS, zSeries, z/VM, and pSeries are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
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Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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