IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 delivers powerful tools with robust security features to help monitor and manage IBM WebSphere MQ middleware

IBM United States Software Announcement 206-079
April 11, 2006

 

 ENUS206-079.PDF (106KB)

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TOC link At a glance TOC link Publications
TOC link Overview TOC link Technical information
TOC link Key prerequisites TOC link IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing
TOC link Planned availability dates TOC link Ordering information
TOC link Description TOC link Terms and conditions
TOC link Reference information TOC link IBM Electronic Services
TOC link Education support TOC link Prices
TOC link Offering Information TOC link Order now
 
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At a glance

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 helps make it easy to determine the availability and performance of critical components to implement IT service management in your messaging backbone through:

  • Monitoring and configuration of WebSphere MQ
  • Management and monitoring of WebSphere Message Broker
  • Management and monitoring of WebSphere InterChange Server

For ordering, contact:

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

IBM Tivoli® OMEGAMON® XE for Messaging V6.0 is the new name for, and follow-on version to, IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for WebSphere® Business Integration V1.1. It is designed to:

  • Provide stable, comprehensive, and proactive monitoring and management capabilities with robust security features for IBM WebSphere MQ, IBM WebSphere Message Broker, and IBM WebSphere InterChange Server
  • Help deliver rapid time-to-value and greater ease-of-use through a powerful set of tools that leverage common IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1 technology

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 helps:

  • Monitor the status of key components such as queues, queue managers, channels, and message flows
  • Identify problems in real time
  • Deliver quick problem resolution through local correlation, root cause analysis, and corrective actions

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 supports WebSphere MQ V6, WebSphere Message Broker V6, and leverages the IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1 infrastructure.
 
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Key prerequisites

Refer to the Software requirements section.
 
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Planned availability dates
  • April 14, 2006: Electronic
  • April 28, 2006: Media

 
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Description

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 can help increase the availability of your composite application resources and take actions to either alert you to potential problems with the performance of those resources or avert such potential problems. IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 is the next generation product for the management of WebSphere MQ, WebSphere Message Broker, and WebSphere InterChange Server, leveraging the IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1 infrastructure, to help better manage the performance and availability of your messaging backbone.

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 can help you:

  • Monitor the status of WebSphere MQ servers, queues, queue managers, channels, and critical performance data related to WebSphere Message Broker and WebSphere InterChange Server.
  • Provide real-time status on the availability and performance of WebSphere MQ, WebSphere Message Broker, and WebSphere InterChange Server components through best practices monitoring of key business integration components.
  • Notify administrators and take automated actions. For example, out-of-the-box identification of common business integration problems notifies administrators of potential issues and automates actions to help implement fixes before problems affect end users.
  • Collect monitoring data for use in historical reporting, performance analysis, trend prediction, and enterprise-wide business impact analysis.
  • Configure all WebSphere MQ assets from a central repository, which allows you to verify all configurations prior to deployment, schedule deployment of all WebSphere MQ objects, and provide for backup of WebSphere MQ resources.

Because it leverages the base IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1 infrastructure, IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 has several capabilities that help make it flexible, efficient, and easy to use, including:

  • Visualization of information

    Visibility into the monitoring infrastructure focusing on both performance and availability management.

  • Increased breadth of monitoring

    More critical resources and performance metrics across disparate platforms throughout the enterprise.

  • Reduced total cost of ownership and improved time to value

    Simplified installation, configuration, and lightweight agent rule deployment, with self-monitoring capabilities to help you reduce total IT operational costs.

  • Integration of products and workflows

    The Tivoli Enterprise™ Portal brings together monitoring and management of both mainframe and distributed platforms to a single console, including tighter integration with Tivoli Enterprise Console®.

By leveraging the IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1 platform, IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 can take advantage of the features offered by IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1, including:

  • Agent deployment and configuration
  • Secure sockets layer (SSL) support
  • Tivoli Enterprise Console integration
  • Application launch
  • Delete managed systems
  • Tivoli Data Warehouse with summarization and pruning capabilities
  • Command-line interface for scripting purposes

With IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0, you can take advantage of the features and functions of WebSphere MQ V6.0 and WebSphere Message Broker V6.0, including:

  • Remote deployment and configuration
  • WebSphere MQ configuration with improved reliability and usability
  • WebSphere MQ monitoring
    • Displaying application connections
    • Application accounting data
    • Message queue interface (MQI) statistics
    • Additional monitoring data for queues, queue managers, and channels
    • Monitoring of listener status
    • Event monitoring
    • Updated user authorization for take action commands and message manipulation operations
  • WebSphere Message Broker monitoring
    • Publication statistics reports
    • Support for new nodes and additional node attributes in WebSphere Message Broker V6.0
    • Support for multiple broker versions on the same machine
    • Display of message flow accounting and statistics settings
    • Support for new configuration attributes
    • A problem diagnosis gather tool
    • Utilities to gather relevant traces, log files, and other pertinent information to assist problem diagnosis

Migration information for the host product

If you have a current offering listed in the table below, you are entitled to IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0. You can migrate your use entitlements based on the current subscription and support pricing of the replacement offering. You must be current on maintenance to be eligible for migrations. If you are not current on maintenance, you must pay a get-current or maintenance reinstatement fee. The migration is for the same capacity as currently licensed when converted to the pricing metric announced for the replacement offering. You will be migrated to ensure that you are entitled to use the software on the same systems that you are currently managing (for example, the host product MSU quantities will be adjusted where required).

Existing entitlement             Replacement entitlement
 
License  S&S PID  Program        License  S&S PID  Program
PID               description    PID               description
 
5698-A57 5608-S83 IBM Tivoli     5698-A87 5608-S83 IBM Tivoli
                  OMEGAMON XE                      OMEGAMON XE
                  for WebSphere                    for Messaging
                  Business                         V6.0 - host
                  Integration -                    z/OS®
                  host z/OS
 
5608-C17 5608-S83 IBM Tivoli     5698-A87 5608-S83 IBM Tivoli
                  OMEGAMON XE                      OMEGAMON XE
                  for WebSphere                    for Messaging
                  MQ on z/OS                       V6.0 - host
                                                   z/OS
 
5608-C16 5608-S82 IBM Tivoli     5698-A87 5608-S83 IBM Tivoli
                  OMEGAMON XE                      OMEGAMON XE
                  for WebSphere                    for Messaging
                  Integration                      V6.0 - host
                  Brokers                          z/OS
                  on z/OS

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on the products accessibility compliance can be requested at IBM Web site

Value Unit-based pricing for the host product

Value Unit pricing for eligible IBM eServer 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
  • 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 Value Units 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.
 
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Reference information

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 206-079

Trademarks

 
Tivoli Enterprise is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
The e-business logo, OMEGAMON, Tivoli, WebSphere, Tivoli Enterprise Console, z/OS, 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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Education support

Comprehensive education for IBM Tivoli® products is offered through Worldwide Tivoli Education Delivery Services. A wide range of training courses are available, including classes led by instructors, learning on demand, on-site training, and blended learning solutions.

For additional information, visit Web site


 
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Offering Information

Product information is available via the Offering Information Web site


 
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Publications

The following hardcopy publication is shipped with the basic machine-readable material for the host software:

                                    Form
Title                               number
 
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON(R) XE for       GI11-4123
 Messaging Program
 Directory

The following softcopy publications are available in English on the planned availability date. Translated copies in Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese will be available in softcopy form on June 14, 2006.

                                    Form
Title                               number
 
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for          SC32-1825
 Messaging:  WebSphere®
 MQ Monitoring User's Guide
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for          SC31-6889
 Messaging:  WebSphere MQ
 Configuration User's Guide
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for          SC32-1827
 Messaging:  WebSphere
 Message Broker Monitoring
 User's Guide
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for          SC32-1828
  Messaging:  WebSphere
 InterChange Server Monitoring
 User's Guide
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for          GC32-1829
 Messaging:  Installation
 Guide
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for          SC32-1830
 Messaging on z/OS®:
 Configuration Guide
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for          SC32-1831
 Messaging:  Problem
 Determination Guide

The softcopy publications above can be downloaded from the following Web site on the availability date

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 20 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.

News of many publications may be subscribed to via Mysupport


 
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Technical information

Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0

  • Disk space: Minimum 200 MB, recommended 250 MB (refer to Note 1)
  • Memory: Minimum 512 MB, recommended 1 GB
  • CPU: Minimum 1 GHz, recommended 1 GHz for RISC architecture and 2 GHz for Intel® architecture

Note 1:

  • 60 MB disk space for IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging agents
  • 40 MB disk space for Tivoli Enterprise™ Monitoring Server (TEMS) support
  • 10 MB disk space for Tivoli Enterprise Portal Server (TEPS) support
  • 50 to 100 MB disk space for Java™ Virtual Machine (JVM) and Uninstaller (on different platform, size is not the same; for example, AIX® 37 MB, HP 82 MB)
  • Another 400 MB disk space is required if installing all remote deployment support — 125 MB for each of the following agents:
    • WebSphere Message Broker Monitoring
    • WebSphere MQ Configuration
    • WebSphere MQ Monitoring
  • 10 MB disk space for TEMS support
  • 10 MB disk space for TEPS support
  • 50 to 100 MB disk space for JVM and Uninstaller (on different platform, size is not the same; for example, AIX 37 MB, HP 82 MB)

Software requirements

Software requirements for IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 for the distributed environment

  • Windows™ 2000 Professional server or advanced server, with service pack 3, or later
  • Windows XP Professional Edition with service pack 1, or later
  • Windows 2003 server
  • AIX 5.2 or 5.3 (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Solaris 9 or 10 (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • HP-UX 11i (32 bit or 64 bit) with the following Goldpacks released in June 2003:
    • GOLDBASE11i, r=B.11.11.0306.4
    • GOLDAPPS11i, r=B.11.11.0306.4
  • OS/400® 5.2; i5/OS™ 5.3
  • Linux™ on IBM eServer zSeries®
    • SuSE Enterprise Server 8 (2.4.x kernel level) or 9 (2.6.x kernel level)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (2.4.x kernel level) or 4 (2.6.x kernel level)
  • Linux on Intel
    • SuSE Enterprise Server 8 or 9, 2.4.x kernel level
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 4, 2.4.x kernel level
  • The minimum level of maintenance required for the agent on Intel Linux is CSD05 for IBM WebSphere MQ 5.3, or later
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1 with fix pack 1
  • IBM WebSphere MQ 5.3 or 6.0
  • Any of the following IBM broker products:
    • IBM WebSphere MQ Integrator® V2.1
    • IBM WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker V2.1
    • IBM WebSphere MQ Event Broker V2.1
    • IBM WebSphere Business Integration Event Broker V5
    • IBM WebSphere Business Integration Message Broker V5
    • IBM WebSphere Business Integration Message Broker with Rules and Formatter Extension V5
    • IBM WebSphere Event Broker V6
    • IBM WebSphere Message Broker V6
    • IBM WebSphere Message Broker with Rules and Formatter Extension V6
  • IBM WebSphere InterChange Server V4.2.2 or V4.3

Software requirements for IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 for the host z/OS environment

  • IBM z/OS V1.5, or later
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1 with fix pack 1
  • IBM WebSphere MQ V5.3.1 or V6.0
  • Any of the following IBM Broker products:
    • IBM WebSphere MQ Integrator V2.1
    • IBM WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker V2.1
    • IBM WebSphere Business Integration Event Broker V5
    • IBM WebSphere Business Integration Message Broker V5
    • IBM WebSphere Business Integration Message Broker with Rules and Formatter Extension V5
    • IBM WebSphere Event Broker V6
    • IBM WebSphere Message Broker V6
    • IBM WebSphere Message Broker with Rules and Formatter Extension V6

Planning information

Direct customer support: For the host software, direct customer support is provided by IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel. This fee service enhances customers' productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel will help answer questions pertaining to usage and suspected software defects for eligible products.

Installation and technical support is provided by Global Services. For more information call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

For technical support or assistance, contact your IBM representative or visit

Packaging: IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 for the distributed environment is distributed with:

  • International Program License Agreement (Z125-3301)
  • License Information document number L-NSTL-6MVVVP (electronic)
  • CD-ROM
  • Publications (refer to the Publications section)

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 for the host z/OS environment is distributed with:

  • International Program License Agreement (Z125-3301)
  • License information document (GC32-1914)
  • 3480 tape cartridge
  • Publications (refer to the Publications section)

This program when downloaded from a Web site, contains the applicable IBM license agreement, and License Information (LI) document, if appropriate, and will be presented for acceptance at the time of installation of the program and its components. The license and LI will be stored in a directory such as LICENSE.TXT for future reference.

Security, auditability, and control

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 uses the security and auditability features of the operating system software. 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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IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing

IBM Tivoli software products are priced using IBM Tivoli's Enhanced Value-Based Pricing. The Enhanced Value-Based Pricing system is based upon the IBM Tivoli Environment-Managed Licensing Model, which uses a managed-environment approach — whereby price is determined by what is managed rather than the number and type of product components installed.

For example, all servers monitored with IBM Tivoli's monitoring product (IBM Tivoli Monitoring) require entitlements sufficient for those servers. Other IBM Tivoli products may manage clients, client devices, agents, network nodes, users, or other items, and are licensed and priced accordingly.

Unlike typical systems management licensing models that require entitlements of specific software components to specific systems, the IBM Tivoli Environment-Managed Licensing Model provides the customer flexibility to deploy its IBM Tivoli software products within its environment in a manner that can address and respond to the customer's evolving architecture. That is, as the architecture of a customer's environment changes, the customer's implementation of IBM Tivoli software can be altered as needed without affecting the customer's license requirements (as long as the customer does not exceed its entitlements to the software).

Under Enhanced Value-Based Pricing, licensing and pricing of server-oriented applications are determined based upon the server's use in the customer's environment. Typically, such applications are licensed and priced in a manner that corresponds to each installed and activated processor of the server managed by the IBM Tivoli application to help correlate price to value while offering a simple solution.

Where a server is physically partitioned, this approach is modified. This partitioning technique is the approach used with systems that have either multiple cards or multiple frames, each of which can be configured independently. For servers capable of physical partitioning (for example, IBM's pSeries® Scalable POWERparallel Systems® servers, Sun Ultra servers, and HP Superdome servers), an entitlement is required for each processor in the physical partition being managed by the Tivoli application. For example, assume that a server has 24 processors installed in aggregate. If this server is not partitioned, entitlements are required for all 24 processors. If, however, it is physically partitioned into three partitions each containing eight processors, and Tivoli products were managing only one of the three partitions, then entitlements would be required for the eight processors on the physical partition managed by the IBM Tivoli application.

For servers with virtual or logical partitions, entitlements are required for all installed and activated processors on the server. For each IBM Tivoli application managing a clustered environment, licensing is based on the cumulative number of installed and activated processors on each server in the cluster. Where the cluster includes physically partitioned servers, the considerations described above concerning physically partitioned servers apply as well.

Enhanced Value-Based Pricing recognizes the convergence of RISC/UNIX® and Microsoft™ Windows/Intel technologies, in order to simplify the customers licensing requirements, and to provide a smoother, more scalable model. Pricing and licensing does not differentiate between non-zSeries server platforms or operating systems. For some products, this platform neutrality extends to zSeries and other host servers as well.

IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing terminology definitions

IBM Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL)

This optional facility enables additional processing capacity exclusively for Linux workload, with no effect on the model designation of a zSeries or OS/390® server. Consequently, executing Linux workload on the IBM IFL will not, in most cases, result in any increased IBM software charges for z/OS, OS/390, VM, VSE, or TPF operating systems or applications. There is, as indicated, a charge associated with the IFL, and there may also be a charge for applications that run on the IFL.

The IFL may be dedicated to a single Linux-mode logical partition or it may be shared by multiple Linux-mode logical partitions. Installations should note that the Linux workspace enabled by this facility will not support any of the S/390 traditional operating systems (OS/390, TPF, VSE, or VM). Only Linux applications or Linux operating in conjunction with the Virtual Image Facility™, an environment that operates within a logical partition or in native S/390® mode and provides the capability to create multiple Linux images, is supported by the IBM IFL.

Millions of Service Units (MSU)

An MSU is defined as millions of Central Processing Unit (CPU) service units per hour; the measure of capacity used to describe the computing power of the hardware processors on which S/390 or zSeries software runs. Processor MSU values are determined by the hardware vendor, IBM, or Software Compatible Vendors (SCVs).

For more detailed information about zSeries software pricing, go to

Partitions

A server's resources (CPU, memory, I/O, interconnects, and buses) may be divided according to the needs of the applications running on the server. This partitioning can be implemented with physical boundaries (Physical Partitions) or logical boundaries (Logical Partitions).

Physical Partitions are defined by a collection of processors dedicated to a workload and can be used with systems that have either multiple cards or multiple frames, each of which can be configured independently. In this method, the partitions are divided along hardware boundaries and processors, and the I/O boards, memory, and interconnects are not shared.

Logical Partitions are defined by software rather than hardware and allocate a pool of processing resources to a collection of workloads. These partitions, while separated by software boundaries, share hardware components and run in one or more physical partitions.

Processor ("per processor" charging under full capacity)

In full capacity charging, Proofs 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.

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. Multicore technology allows two or more processors (commonly called "cores") to be active on a single silicon chip. With multicore 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 that makes a single processor seem to perform as two or more, does not affect the count of physical processors.
  5. 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.
  6. When a server is shipped with six processors, but two of them are inactive, four processors are active for the customer.

Managed Processor (charging under full capacity in the "managed environment")

Charges are based on the active processors on the machines in the computing environment affiliated with the program rather than on the server where the program is run. The managed processors which require PoEs are defined in the Prices section of the announcement or in the License Information's program unique terms.

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. Multicore technology allows two or more processors (commonly called "cores") to be active on a single silicon chip. With multicore 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. The program may not run on some or all of the processors for which PoEs are required for the program's valuation method.
  4. In the zSeries IFL environment, each IFL engine is considered a single physical processor.
  5. Threading, a technique that 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 blades with which the program is affiliated.

Server

A server is a computer system that executes requested procedures, commands, or applications to one or more user and/or client devices over a network. A PoE must be obtained for each server on which the program, or a component of the program, is run or which the program manages.

Standby or backup systems

For programs running or resident on backup machines, IBM defines three situations, a separate entitlement for the copy on the backup machine is normally not required and typically no additional charge applies. In a hot backup situation, the customer needs to acquire another license or entitlement sufficient for that server. All programs running in backup mode must be solely under the customer's control, even if running at another enterprise's location.

As a practice, the following are definitions and allowable actions concerning the copy of the program used for backup purposes:

Cold — A copy of the program may reside, for backup purposes, on a machine as long as the program is not started. There is no additional charge for this copy.

Warm — A copy of the program may reside for backup purposes on a machine and is started, but is idling, and is not doing any work of any kind. There is no additional charge for this copy.

Hot — A copy of the program may reside for backup purposes on a machine, is started, and is doing work. The customer must acquire a license or entitlement for this copy and there will generally be an additional charge.

Doing work, includes, for example, production, development, program maintenance, and testing. It also could include other activities such as mirroring of transactions, updating of files, synchronization of programs, data or other resources (for example, active linking with another machine, program, database, or other resource, and so on), or any activity or configurations that would allow an active hot switch or other synchronized switch over between programs, databases, or other resources to occur.

In the case of a program or system configuration that is designed to support a high availability environment by using various techniques (for example, duplexing, mirroring of files or transactions, maintaining a "heartbeat," active linking with another machine, program, database, or other resource, and so on), the program is considered to be doing work in the hot situation and a license or entitlement must be purchased.

Value Units

A Value Unit is a metric used to compute license quantities, is program specific, and is typically only used on products managing zSeries systems.

Product and licensing Web sites

A complete list of IBM Tivoli products is available at Web site

IBM Tivoli product licensing documents are available at Web site

Passport Advantage® for the distributed products

Through the Passport Advantage Agreement, customers may receive discounted pricing based on their total volume of eligible products, across all IBM brands, acquired worldwide. The volume is measured by determining the total "Passport Advantage points value" of the applicable acquisitions. Passport Advantage points are only used for calculating the entitled Passport Advantage discount.

To determine the required Tivoli product configuration under Passport Advantage, the Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing Model applies. The customer's environment is evaluated on a per-product basis.

Use the following two-step process to determine the total "Passport Advantage points value":

  1. Analyze the customer environment to determine the number of charge units for a product. The quantity of each product's part numbers to be ordered is determine by that analysis.
  2. Order the Passport Advantage part numbers. A Passport Advantage point value, which is the same worldwide for a specific part number regardless of where the order is placed, is assigned to each Tivoli product part number. The Passport Advantage point value for the applicable part number multiplied by the quantity for that part number will determine the Passport Advantage points for that Tivoli product part number. The sum of these Passport Advantage points determines the "Passport Advantage point value" of the applicable Tivoli product authorizations, which then may be aggregated with the point value of other applicable Passport Advantage product acquisitions to determine the total "Passport Advantage points value."

The discounted pricing available through Passport Advantage is expressed in the form of Suggested Volume Prices (SVPs), which vary depending on the SVP level. Each SVP level is assigned a minimum total Passport Advantage point value, which must be achieved, in order to qualify for that SVP level.

Media packs and documentation packs do not carry Passport Advantage points and are not eligible for SVP discounting.

For additional information on Passport Advantage, refer to the following Web site

The following Passport Advantage part number categories may be orderable:

  • License and Software Maintenance 12 Months — this is the product authorization with maintenance to the first anniversary date.
  • Annual Software Maintenance Renewal — this is the maintenance renewal for one anniversary that applies when a customer renews their existing coverage period prior to the anniversary date at which it expires.
  • Software Maintenance Reinstatement 12 months — this is for customers who have allowed their Software Maintenance to expire, and later wish to reinstate their Software Maintenance.
  • Media packs — these are the physical media, such as CD-ROMs, that deliver the product's code.
  • Documentation packs — these contain printed documentation such as the User's Guide and Release Notes.

Pricing examples

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 — distributed platform

The customer's overall distributed network environment includes:

  • Twenty uniprocessors
  • Sixty-five 2-way servers
  • Twelve 4-way servers
  • One 8-way server
  • One 12-way server with two virtual or logical partitions
  • One 14-way server
  • One 16-way Sun Ultra server with two 8-way physical partitions (only one of which is managed by IBM Tivoli applications)
  • One 24-way server
  • One z800 server with two IFLs running Linux

The customer needs to obtain the following entitlements:

                                   Quantity in   Processor
                                   customer      entitlements
Systems managed                    environment   required
 
Uniprocessor                       20             20
2-way                              65            130
4-way                              12             48
8-way                               1              8
12-way (two logical partitions)     1             12
14-way                              1             14
16-way (two physical partitions,    1              8
 one of which is managed by
 Tivoli applications)
24-way                              1             24
z800 server with two IFLs           1              2
Total processor entitlements                     266

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 — host platform

The host product is licensed in VUE007.

The scales below are used to calculate the equivalent number of Value Units for a specified number of MSUs.

In the example below, the customer is managing 1,500 MSUs:

 
                     Value Units/        Value
MSUs                 MSU                 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 rounded up to the next integer. So the customer will need to license 344 MSUs in this example.

Value Units for non MSU-based S/390 processors:

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

Value Units for IBM 9672 processors are based upon the full capacity of these systems. This is applicable to all zSeries systems measured on MSU capacity. Information on MSU capacities can be found in the IBM System/370™, System/390® and zSeries Machine Exhibit , Z125-3901.
 
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Ordering information

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

Product group:  Tivoli
 
Product identifier description         PID
 
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             5724-N13
 Messaging V6.0
 distributed platform
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             5698-A87
 Messaging V6.0
 host z/OS platform
 
Product category:  Application management

The host entitled software in this announcement has Value Unit-Based Pricing.

                                      Value
Program     Program                   Unit
number      name                      Exhibit
 
5698-A87    IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE    VUE007
             for Messaging V6.0

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      Value
            minimum   maximum   Units/MSU
 
Base          1         3       1.00
Tier A        4        45       0.45
Tier B       46       175       0.36
Tier C      176       315       0.27
Tier D      316         +       0.20

Value Units for mainframes without MSU ratings:

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

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

Passport Advantage customer: Media pack entitlement details

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

Entitled maintenance offerings description
 
Tiv OMEGAMON XE WS Bus Integr Proc
Tiv OMEGAMONXE WSBusIntegr zLnxProc
 
                                  Part
Media pack description            number
 
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for        BX00AML
 Messaging V6.0 MEDIA PK ML

New licensees

Orders for new licenses will be accepted now.

Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.

Basic license

Ordering information for the distributed product in Passport Advantage

Passport Advantage allows you to have a common anniversary date for Software Maintenance renewals, which can simplify management and budgeting for eligible new versions and releases (and related technical support) for your covered products. The anniversary date, established at the start of your Passport Advantage Agreement, will remain unchanged while your Passport Advantage Agreement remains in effect. New software purchases will initially include 12 full months of maintenance coverage. Maintenance in the second year (the first year of renewal) can be prorated to be coterminous with your common anniversary date. Thereafter, all Software Maintenance will renew at the common anniversary date and include 12 full months of maintenance.

Refer to the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement and to the IBM Software Maintenance Handbook for specific terms relating to, and a more complete description of, technical support provided through Software Maintenance.

The quantity to be specified for the Passport Advantage part numbers in the following table is per processor. To order for Passport Advantage, specify the desired part number and quantity.

                                       Part
Description                            number
 
Processors:
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             D54UVLL
 Messaging License and
 Software Maintenance
 12 Months
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             E01PXLL
 Messaging Annual Software
 Maintenance Renewal
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             D54UWLL
 Messaging Software
 Maintenance Reinstatement
 12 Months
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             D54UXLL
 Messaging Linux on Z
 License and Software
 
 Maintenance 12 Months
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             E01PYLL
 Messaging Linux on Z
 Annual Software Maintenance
 Renewal
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             D54UYLL
 Messaging Linux on Z
 Software Maintenance
 Reinstatement 12 Months

On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD)

                                       Part
Description                            number
 
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             D551BLL
 Messaging Per
 Processor Day OOCoD
 Temporary Use Charge

To order a media pack for Passport Advantage, specify the part number in the desired quantity from the following table:

                                       Part
Description                            number
 
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             BX00AML
 Messaging V6.0 Media
 Pack (Multilingual)

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 is also available via Web download from Passport Advantage.

Withdrawal of previous Passport Advantage part numbers: The following IPLA software part numbers are being replaced or obsoleted by this announcement. The effective withdrawal date is May 26, 2006.

Orders for these 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.

Withdraw from marketing information

Program name/                          Part
description                            number
 
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             BX005NA
 WebSphere Business
 Integration V1.0.0 media
 pack -- U.S. English
 
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             BX007JA
 WebSphere Business
 Integration V1.0.0 media
 pack -- Japanese

New release information

Program name/                          Part
description                            number
 
IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for             BX00AML
 Messaging V6.0 media
 pack -- Multilingual

Ordering information for the MSU-based zSeries host product

Translation from MSUs to Value Units
 
                       Value Units/
            MSUs       MSU
 
 Base         1-3      1.00
 Tier A       4-45      .45
 Tier B      46-175     .36
 Tier C     176-315     .27
 Tier D     316+        .20

Ordering information for IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging (5698-A87)

To ensure customers receive technical support to which they are entitled, a no-charge support order for non-z/OS deliverables is required from Passport Advantage for IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0 (5698-A87). Order the following per processor part number in Passport Advantage:

Part
number     Description
 
E01Z8LL    IBM Tivoli Monitoring Services
            Support Only Annual
            Software Maintenance
            Renewal for IBM Tivoli
            OMEGAMON XE for Messaging

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.

Program name:  IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging
Program PID:  5698-A87
 
Entitlement                            License option/
identifier    Description              Pricing metric
 
S012HJ6       IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE   Basic OTC,
               for Messaging           per Value Unit
 
 
Orderable
supply ID     Language         Distribution medium
 
S012HJ7       Multilingual     3480 tape cartridge
 
 
Subscription and Support PID:  5608-S83
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier    Description            Pricing metric
 
S011L20       IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON    Basic ALC, per Value
               XE for Messaging       Unit SW S&S
                                      No charge, decline
                                      SW S&S Per MSU
                                      SW S&S registration
 
Orderable
supply ID      Language         Distribution medium
 
S011L21        Multilingual     Hardcopy pub

Ordering information for On/Off CoD

IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging, for host z/OS, is eligible for On/Off CoD with a Temporary Use Charge calculated based on MSUs-per-day usage.

Program name:  IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging
Program PID:  5698-A87
 
Entitlement                            License option/
identifier    Description              Pricing metric
 
S012HJ6       IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE   Basic OTC, Per
               for Messaging            MSU-day TUC
OTC
= One-time charge

Subscription and Support for MSU-based zSeries host products

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 (for example, Value Units or number of processors) must be the same as the capacity ordered for the product licenses.

To order, specify the Subscription and Support program product number 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 Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (IAASM). 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

Product media for the host product is shipped only via Customized Offerings (for example, CBPDO, ServerPac, SystemPac®). Non-customized items (CDs, diskettes, source media, media kits) will continue to be shipped via the stand-alone product.
 
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Terms and conditions

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

Licensing: IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) and License Information document. PoEs 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.

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.

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: Yes, and through the Passport Advantage Web site at

Usage restriction: Yes. Usage is limited to the quantity of processors licensed.

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 provides voice and electronic access to 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, if 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 additional information about the Passport Advantage Agreement, visit the Passport Advantage Web site at

iSeries™ Software Maintenance applies: No

Variable charges apply: No

Educational allowance available: Not applicable

Terms and conditions for host products

Licensing: IBM IPLA and License Information document. PoEs are required for all authorized use.

This program is licensed under the IPLA, and the associated Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance, which provides for support with ongoing access to releases and versions of the program. This program has 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

Usage restriction: Yes. Usage is limited to the quantity of Value Units licensed.

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 host products

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      Program
number       name                       Terms
 
5698-A87     IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE     Execution-based
              for Messaging

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

Execution-Based, z/OS-Based, Full-Machine-Based: The required capacity of a zSeries IPLA program with these terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the zSeries IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, visit Web site

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:

Execution-based: The required capacity of a zSeries IPLA sub-capacity program with these terms equals the capacity of the LPARs where the zSeries IPLA program executes.

z/OS-based: The required license capacity of a zSeries IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of z/OS (and z/OS.e) on the machines where the zSeries IPLA program executes.

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

Full Machine-based: The required license capacity of a zSeries IPLA program with full machine-based terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the zSeries IPLA program executes.

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 the 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 IBM eServer zSeries 890 and 800 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 IBM System z9™ and eServer zSeries Programs Sub-Capacity Pricing (Z125-6929). 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 for host products

Sub-capacity utilization is determined based on the product's own execution as reported to IBM in accordance with the requirements for reporting sub-capacity utilization for products.

On/Off CoD for the host product

To be eligible for On/Off CoD 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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IBM Electronic Services

IBM Global Services has transformed its delivery of hardware and software support services to put you on the road to higher systems availability. IBM Electronic Services is a Web-enabled solution that provides you with an exclusive, no-additional-charge enhancement to the service and support available on the IBM eServer platform. These services provide the opportunity for greater system availability due to faster problem resolution and preemptive monitoring. IBM Electronic Services is comprised of two separate, but complementary, elements: IBM Electronic Services news page and IBM Electronic Service Agent™.

IBM Electronic Services news page provides you with a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used by customers to access IBM Internet services and support. The news page enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems.

The IBM Electronic Service Agent is no-additional-charge software that resides on your IBM eServer system. It is designed to proactively monitor events and transmit system inventory information to IBM on a periodic, customer-defined timetable. The IBM Electronic Service Agent tracks system inventory, hardware error logs, and performance information. If the server is under a current IBM maintenance service agreement or within the IBM warranty period, the Service Agent automatically reports hardware problems to IBM. Early knowledge about potential problems enables IBM to provide proactive service that may result in higher system availability and performance. In addition, information collected through the Service Agent will be made available to IBM service support representatives when they are helping answer your questions or diagnosing problems.

To learn how IBM Electronic Services can work for you, visit


 
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Prices

Information on charges is available at Web site

In the Electronic tools category, select the option for "Purchase/upgrade tools."

Pricing for 5698-A87 MSU-based zSeries offering

 
Program name:  IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging
Program PID:  5698-A87
 
Entitlement                             License option/
identifier    Description               Pricing metric
 
S012HJ6       IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE    Basic OTC, per Value
               for Messaging             Unit
                                        Basic OTC, per
                                         MSU-day TUC
 
 
Subscription and Support PID:  5608-S83
 
Entitlement                             License option/
identifier    Description               Pricing metric
 
S011L20       IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE    Basic ALC, per Value
               for Messaging             Unit SW S&S
                                         No charge, decline
                                          SW S&S
                                         Per MSU SW S&S
                                          registration

Passport Advantage for the distributed product

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


 
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Order now

To order, contact the Americas Call Centers or your local IBM representative.

To identify your local IBM representative, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

 Phone:     800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
 Fax:       800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
 Internet:  callserv@ca.ibm.com
 Mail:      IBM Americas Call Centers
            Dept. Teleweb Customer Support, 9th floor
            105 Moatfield Drive
            North York, Ontario
            Canada M3B 3R1
 
 Reference: YE001

The Americas Call Centers, our national direct marketing organization, can add your name to the mailing list for catalogs of IBM products.

Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

Trademarks

 
Tivoli Enterprise, i5/OS, Virtual Image Facility, System/370, iSeries, z/Architecture, System z9, and Electronic Service Agent are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
The e-business logo, Tivoli, OMEGAMON, WebSphere, z/OS, AIX, OS/400, zSeries, MQ Integrator, pSeries, Scalable POWERparallel Systems, OS/390, S/390, eServer, Passport Advantage, System/390, SystemPac, and Parallel Sysplex are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
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Windows and Microsoft are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 
UNIX is a registered trademark of the Open Company in the United States and other countries.
 
Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries or both.
 
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