IBM Lotus Domino for z/OS 8.0

IBM United States Software Announcement 207-186
August 14, 2007

 

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

This new release, IBM Lotus® Domino for z/OS 8 software, continues to extend IBM Lotus Domino software leadership in messaging and collaboration. With the increased ease of new deployments, and ability to upgrade and administer the product, Lotus shows once again the investment and continued innovation they are making with their flagship product, all with a laser focus on addressing the total cost of ownership.

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

Some of the features include server-managed provisioning, and cross-platform support for the Lotus Domino® server. The Smart Upgrade capability within Lotus Domino software will support moving previous Lotus Notes® clients to this new release. There is improved multi-directory integration. A sampling of the added value includes mail recall and new cluster replication technology that improves replication performance and can reduce network usage.
 
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Key prerequisites

Any IBM System z™ hardware that supports either z/OS® V1.7 (5694-A01), or later; or z/OS.e V1.7 (5655-G52), or later.
 
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Planned availability date

September 14, 2007 (English feature)
 
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Description

IBM Lotus Domino for z/OS 8 software is the next installment of the security-rich messaging and collaboration platform. This release includes improvements in performance, administration, serviceability, and, in most cases, total cost of ownership (TCO).

Benefits include:

  • Server-managed provisioning
  • Multi-directory integration improvements provided through limited entitlement to IBM Tivoli® Directory Integrator that accompanies Lotus Domino 8 software
  • Added value that includes mail recall and new cluster replication technology that helps improve replication performance and can reduce network usage

IBM Lotus Domino server software combines reliable, security-rich e-mail, calendaring, and scheduling capabilities with a powerful platform for business collaboration. It offers solutions for messaging, customized business applications, or both. Lotus Domino software in combination with the rich Lotus Notes® client can enhance employee productivity, streamline business processes, and improve overall business responsiveness.

The IBM Lotus Domino for z/OS 8 software supports an open application infrastructure. This new version will enable you to deploy composite applications in Lotus Notes 8 software and extend Web services support including:

  • Lotus Domino software support for composite applications, including the ability to provision composite applications
  • Web services consumer support, which allows Lotus Domino applications to "call" other Web services

With improved manageability and security features, Lotus Domino 8 software builds on its position as the most flexible, secure, and integrated messaging and collaboration server. A few highlights here are:

  • Numerous improvements in the Lotus Domino domain monitoring feature, including additional event probes and corrective actions
  • Improved AdminP performance and management to increase rename speed
  • Policy management of Inbox cleanup to help manage Inbox sizes
  • Ability to prevent access to Internet password fields in the Lotus Domino directory
  • Internet account lockout due to password entry failure

There is also improved performance and scalability such as:

  • Brand new cluster replication implementation that can significantly improve performance and reduce I/O requirements and latency
  • "Build on first use" sort order feature to help significantly improve server performance, reduce storage costs, and reduce I/O requirements
  • Numerous additional performance and I/O reduction improvements

Accessibility by people with disabilities

This product has received a deviation from following the rules on accessibility by people with disabilities.
 
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Product positioning

IBM Lotus Domino for z/OS 8 software is the latest release of Lotus Domino available today. IBM Lotus continues to be a market leader with their flagship Lotus Domino product in the Integrated Collaboration Environment. Lotus Domino software provides a world-class server platform for e-mail and scheduling, business applications, or both. Release 8 of Lotus Domino server offers a security-rich messaging and collaboration platform and allows customers to maintain their current investment.

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 207-186

Trademarks

 
System z is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Domino, Lotus Notes, z/OS, Lotus, Tivoli, and Notes 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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Technical information

Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

IBM System z™ servers that support z/OS® V1.7 (5694-A01) or later, or z/OS.e V1.7 (5655-G52) or later.

Software requirements

  • z/OS V1.7 (5694-A01), or later; or
  • z/OS.e V1.7 (5655-G52), or later

Planning information

Customer responsibilities: This is a follow-on product to Lotus® Domino® for z/OS, V7.0 (5655-N14). Lotus Domino for z/OS, V7.0 remains orderable and in service.

Security, auditability, and control

The announced program uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware or 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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Ordering information

New licensees

Orders for new licenses of Lotus Domino for z/OS 8 can be placed now.

Lotus Domino for z/OS 8 shipments will not occur before the availability date.

Unless a later date is specified, orders entered before the planned availability date will be assigned a schedule date of one week following availability.

Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.

  • Orders entered after the planned availability date will be assigned a schedule date for the week following order entry.

New users of Lotus Domino for z/OS 8 should specify:

 
Type: 5655       Model: S73

Prices and billing features for Lotus Domino for z/OS 8 are defined in detail within this announcement.

To order a basic license, specify the program number and feature number for asset registration.

Parallel Sysplex® License Charge (PSLC) basic license: To order a basic license, specify the program number and quantity of Service Units in Millions (MSUs).

If there is more than one program copy in a Parallel Sysplex, the charge for all copies is associated to one license by specifying the applicable PSLC license options and quantity represented by the sum of the Service Units in Millions (MSUs) in your Parallel Sysplex. For all other program copies, specify the System Usage Registration No-Charge (SYSUSGREG NC) Identifier on the licenses.

Entitlement                               License option/
identifier        Description             Pricing metric
 
S0144DV           IBM Lotus Domino for    Basic MLC, PSLC below 3 MSU
                  z/OS V8.0               Basic MLC, PSLC AD
                                          SYSUSGREG NC, PSLC AD

Example 1: For a single machine with 11 MSUs, the PSLC features would be:


    xxx1 — quantity 1
    xxx2 — quantity 8

Example 2: For two machines in a Parallel Sysplex, which have an aggregation of 60 MSUs, the PSLC features would be:

  • PSLC chargeable license #1:

      xxx1 — quantity 1
      xxx3 — quantity 1
      xxx4 — quantity 5
      xxx5 — quantity 1
  • PSLC no-charge license #2:

      xxx7 — quantity 1

Workload License Charge (WLC) basic license: If there is more than one program copy in a Parallel Sysplex, the charge for all copies is associated to one license by specifying the applicable WLC license options and quantity represented by the sum of the Service Units in Millions (MSUs) in your Parallel Sysplex. For all other program copies, specify the Workload Registration Variable WLC Identifier on the licenses.

Entitlement                              License option/
identifier        Description            Pricing metric
 
S0144DV           IBM Lotus Domino       Basic MLC, Variable WLC
                  for z/OS V8.0          Workload Registration,
                                          Variable WLC

Entry Workload License Charge (EWLC) basic license: To order a basic license, specify the program number and the quantity of MSUs.

Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier          Description              Pricing metric
 
S0144DV             IBM Lotus Domino         Basic MLC, Entry WLC
                    for z/OS V8.0

Growth Opportunity License Charge (GOLC): To order a basic license, specify the program number and the correct level.

Specify the GOLC monthly license option.

Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier          Description              Pricing metric
 
S0144DV             IBM Lotus Domino         Basic MLC, GOLC
                    for z/OS V8.0

zSeries® Entry License Charge (zELC): To order zELC software, specify the program number and z800 model.

Specify the zELC monthly license option.

Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier          Description              Pricing metric
 
S0144DV             IBM Lotus Domino         Basic MLC, zELC
                    for z/OS V8.0

Single version charging: To elect single version charging, the customer must notify and identify to IBM the prior program and replacement program and the designated machine the programs are operating on.

Basic machine-readable material

                         Feature
Environment              number       Distribution medium
 
Lotus Domino for z/OS     5829        CD-ROM (LK4T-1476)
 V8.0 (English only)
 
Lotus Domino for z/OS     5819        CD-ROM (LK4T-1477)
 V8.0 (MUL)

Orderable
supply ID    Language     Distribution medium     Description
 
S0143JM      US English   CD-ROM (LK4T-1476)      Lotus Domino for
S0143JK      MUL          CD-ROM (LK4T-1477)       z/OS V8.0

The NLS CD-ROM includes English and the following translations: Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Finnish, and Brazilian Portuguese.

As refreshes (updates due to function and service) are provided to the above CD-ROMs, these will be automatically sent to customers on record for the above feature numbers.

Customization options: Select the appropriate feature numbers to customize your order to specify the delivery options desired. These features can be specified on the initial or MES orders.

Example: If publications are not desired for the initial order, specify feature number 3470 to ship media only. For future updates, specify feature number 3480 to ship media updates only. If, in the future, publication updates are required, order an MES to remove feature number 3480; then the publications will ship with the next release of the program.

 Feature
 number         Description
 

Initial shipments

 
 3444           Serial Number Only
                 (suppresses shipment of media and documentation)
 
 3470           Ship Media Only
                 (suppresses initial shipment of documentation)
 
 3471           Ship Documentation Only
                 (suppresses initial shipment of media)
 

Update shipments

 
 3480           Ship Media Updates Only
                 (suppresses update shipment of documentation)
 
 3481           Ship Documentation Only
                 (suppresses update shipment of media)
 
 3482           Suppress Updates
                 (suppresses update shipment of media and
                 documentation)
 

Expedite shipments

 
 
 3445           Local IBM Office Expedite
                 (for IBM use only)
 
 3446           Customer Expedite Process Charge
                 ($30 charge for each product)

Expedite shipments will be processed to receive 72-hour delivery from the time IBM Software Delivery and Fulfillment (SDF) receives the order. SDF will then ship the order via overnight air transportation.

Unlicensed documentation: The publications for this product are located on the CD-ROM delivered in the basic package.

One copy of the following publication is supplied automatically with the basic machine-readable material:

                                         Order
 Title                                   number
 
 Quick Start CD                          LCD8-0711

The Licensed Program Specifications (LPS), form number GI11-2872, will be found on the CD-ROM, which is part of the package.

Licensed documentation: Subsequent updates (technical newsletters or revisions between releases) to the publications shipped with the product will be distributed to the user of record for as long as a license for this software remains in effect. A separate publication order or subscription is not needed.

Customized Offerings

Product deliverables are shipped only via Customized Offerings (for example, CBPDO, ServerPac, SystemPac®).

CBPDO and ServerPac are offered for Internet delivery, where ShopzSeries product ordering is available. Internet delivery of ServerPac may help improve automation and software delivery time. For more details on Internet delivery, refer to the ShopzSeries help information at

Media type for this software product is chosen during the Customized Offerings ordering process. Based on your customer environment, it is recommended that the highest possible density tape media is selected. Currently offered media types are:

  • CBPDOs — 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 35921
  • ServerPacs — 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 35921
  • SystemPacs — 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 35921
1
3592 is highest density media. Selecting 3592 will ship the fewest number of media.

Once a product becomes generally available, it will be included in the next ServerPac and SystemPac monthly update.

Production of software product orders will begin on the planned general availability date.

  • CBPDO shipments will begin one week after general availability.
  • ServerPac shipments will begin two weeks after inclusion in ServerPac.
  • SystemPac shipments will begin four weeks after inclusion in SystemPac due to additional customization and data input verification.

 
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Terms and conditions

Agreement: IBM Customer Agreement

Variable charges apply: No

Indexed monthly license charge (IMLC) applies: No

Location license applies: No

Use limitation applies: No

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

Volume orders: Not applicable

 
 Replaced programs     Replacement programs
 
 Program     Program   Program       Program
 number      name      number        name
 
 5655-N14    Lotus     5655-S73      Lotus
             Domino                  Domino
             for z/OS,               for z/OS
             V7.0                    V8.0
 
 5655-B86    Lotus     5655-S73      Lotus
             Domino                  Domino
             for S/390®              for z/OS
             V5.5                    V8.0

Warranty applies: Yes

Licensed program materials availability:

  • Restricted Materials of IBM: Some
  • Non-Restricted Source Materials: Some
  • Object Code Only (OCO): Some

Program services

  • Support Center applies: Yes. Access is available through the IBM Support Center.
  • APAR mailing address: Provided through the basic license location.

IBM Operational Support Services — SupportLine: Yes
 
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Prices

Prices are available upon request.

Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier          Description              Pricing metric
 
S0144DV             IBM Lotus Domino         Basic MLC, GOLC
                    for z/OS V8.0

Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier          Description              Pricing metric
 
S0144DV             IBM Lotus Domino         Basic MLC, zELC
                    for z/OS V8.0

Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier          Description              Pricing metric
 
S0144DV             IBM Lotus Domino for     Basic MLC, PSLC below 3 MSU
                    z/OS V8.0                Basic MLC, PSLC AD
                                             SYSUSGREG NC, PSLC AD

Variable Workload License Charge

Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier          Description              Pricing metric
 
S0144DV             IBM Lotus Domino         Basic MLC, Variable WLC
                    for z/OS V8.0            Workload Registration,
                                              Variable WLC

Sub-capacity charges: IBM Lotus Domino for z/OS 8 is eligible for sub-capacity WLC and EWLC pricing according to the terms in the Attachment for IBM System z9™ and eServer® zSeries Workload License Charges (Z125-6516) and the Attachment for IBM eServer zSeries 890 and 800 Software License Charges (Z125-6587).

Entry Workload License Charge (EWLC)

Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier          Description              Pricing metric
 
S0144DV             IBM Lotus Domino         Basic MLC, Entry WLC
                    for z/OS V8.0

One-time charge: Customers who pay a one-time charge (OTC) for a licensed program receive enhancements and future releases, if any, at no additional charge. Significant new function may be offered as an optional feature and charged for separately.
 
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Order now

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

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

 Phone:      800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
 Fax:        800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
 Internet:   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

 
System z and System z9 are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
z/OS, Domino, Lotus, Parallel Sysplex, zSeries, SystemPac, S/390, and eServer 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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