IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 delivers enhanced service topology views, faster problem resolution, and support for new platforms

IBM United States Software Announcement 208-027
February 12, 2008

 

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TOC link Overview TOC link Technical information
TOC link Key prerequisites TOC link Ordering information
TOC link Planned availability dates TOC link Terms and conditions
TOC link Description TOC link IBM Electronic Services
TOC link Product positioning TOC link Prices
TOC link Education support TOC link Order now
TOC link Offering Information  
 
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At a glance

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 delivers:

  • Expanded SOA platform support to IBM WebSphere Message Broker
  • Expanded application container support for Apache Axis
  • Enhanced services status and topology views in the Tivoli Enterprise Portal (TEP)
  • Cross-product workstation linking in TEP to other IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager agents, IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON® XE for Messaging agent, and IBM Tivoli operating system agents
  • Business and Intelligence Reporting Tools (BIRT)-based reports for SOA performance via IBM Open Process Automation Library (OPAL)

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Overview

IBM Tivoli® Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 (Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1) delivers a comprehensive management solution for customers building and deploying service oriented architectures (SOA), to help ensure key business applications are effectively governed and are meeting agreed service levels. It helps broaden the scope of management for the SOA environment.

V7.1 enhancements include:

  • Support for monitoring IBM WebSphere® Message Broker.
  • Support for Apache Axis Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) engine with BEA WebLogic Server, which is in addition to existing support for IBM CICS® Transaction Server, IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus, IBM WebSphere Process Server, IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances, IBM WebSphere Community Edition, JBoss Application Server, and SAP NetWeaver.
  • Enhanced topology views that display discovered services, relationship of services to other services, drill-down feature to service status and metrics from the topology view, and views by service requestor.
  • Quick problem resolution from service monitoring to underlying infrastructure monitoring through the addition of cross-product workspace linkages in the Tivoli Enterprise™ Portal (TEP).
  • Reports delivered through Tivoli Common Reporting, a Business Intelligence Reporting Tools (BIRT)-based solution, that report on Web services monitored by Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1. Reports may be posted on IBM Open Process Automation Library (OPAL).
  • Full exploitation of IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6 features, with globalization, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) security, remote deployment, and summarization and pruning with IPv6 support.

 
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Key prerequisites

Refer to the Software requirements section.
 
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Planned availability dates
  • February 29, 2008: Electronic
  • March 14, 2008: Media

 
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Description

Enhancements in Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1

Monitoring support for IBM WebSphere Message Broker

Support for monitoring of all three IBM Enterprise Bus products is now provided. In addition to support for IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus and IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances, support is provided for IBM WebSphere Message Broker. Monitoring support provided for message flows through WebSphere Message Broker is both for Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) and non-SOAP (XML) formats over HTTP, MQ, and Java™ Message Service (JMS). The monitoring data is displayed in the same Tivoli Enterprise Portal (TEP) workspaces that are already familiar to users.

Support for Apache Axis adds to comprehensive monitoring support

Comprehensive monitoring support is provided for the following:

  • Apache Axis application container
  • IBM CICS Transaction Server V3.1
  • IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus
  • IBM WebSphere Message Broker
  • IBM WebSphere Process Server
  • IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances
  • IBM WebSphere Community Edition
  • JBoss Application Server
  • Microsoft® .NET
  • SAP NetWeaver

Topology views

Topology view enhancements in Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 offer a higher level of understanding of Web services relationships. The enhanced topology views can display services to service relationships in the TEP. From these views, you can easily see service status and click and drill down to metrics associated with a particular service. In addition, views are provided by service requestor, such as an IP address or client ID. This helps track where service requests originate.

Quick problem resolution with cross-product workspace linkages in TEP

The addition of cross-product workspace linkages in TEP helps with quick problem resolution from service monitoring to underlying infrastructure monitoring. New cross-product linkages to the following IBM Tivoli monitoring agents can be linked from Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 TEP workspaces to the respective cross-product TEP workspace:

  • IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for J2EE
  • IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Web Resources
  • IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Operating Systems
  • IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging

While service fault and performance data is provided at one level, many times it can be the underlying infrastructure (either an operating system or a middleware problem, such as IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for J2EE or IBM WebSphere Message Broker) that needs operator attention. From the Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 workspaces, an operator can link into any of the other workspaces for IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager, IBM OMEGAMON XE for Messaging (agent that monitors IBM WebSphere MQ and IBM WebSphere Message Broker), or IBM Tivoli Monitoring operating system agents. This helps deliver faster problem resolution, leveraging the value of other monitoring agents already present in the infrastructure.

Monitored reports delivered through Tivoli Common Reporting

Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 provides reports through Tivoli Common Reporting, a BIRT-based solution. Reports may be posted on IBM OPAL.

Integration with the IBM Tivoli Monitoring infrastructure through the Tivoli Enterprise Portal (TEP)

Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 bundles IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.2 infrastructure components that enable it to supply TEP with key business performance metrics for enhanced visualization and correlation within new workspaces, as well as with other IBM Tivoli Monitoring monitoring systems. This integration delivers a single GUI through TEP, which is used by many IBM Tivoli monitoring and management products to help discover and investigate problems and take immediate corrective actions.

Licensees of Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 will receive a limited use, no charge license of IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.2 bundled with Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 for distributed environments. For host environments, if you have not separately purchased a license to IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1, or later, you can obtain the TEP-based function by acquiring a no charge, limited use license to IBM Tivoli Monitoring Services on z/OS®, V6.2 (5698-A79). This limited use license is subject to usage restriction on use of the various IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1, or later components, including without limitation, if you have obtained IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1, or later under a no charge, limited use license.

  • You may not use any IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1, or later operating systems agents, any IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1, or later monitoring agents, or the IBM Tivoli Monitoring Universal Agent unless you have purchased an appropriate IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1, or later program license.
  • You may not use the DE functionality of IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1, or later and IBM Tivoli Monitoring Services on z/OS, V6.1, or later in a z/OS environment unless you have purchased the appropriate IBM program license (such as, IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON DE on z/OS).

Refer to the IBM Tivoli Monitoring License Information document for terms applicable to these programs.

Entitlement information

If you have the current offering listed in the table below, you are entitled to Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1. You can move 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 move of use entitlements. If you are not current on maintenance, you will have to pay a get-current or maintenance reinstatement fee.

The use entitlement move is for the same capacity as currently licensed when moving to the replacement offering. You are entitled to use the software on the same systems that you are currently managing (for example, the MSU quantities will be adjusted where required).

 Existing entitlement            Replacement entitlement
 
 License           Program       License           Program
 PID      S&S PID  description   PID      S&S PID  description
 
 5724-M07          IBM Tivoli    5724-M07          IBM Tivoli
                   Composite                       Composite
                   Application                     Application
                   Manager for                     Manager for
                   SOA V6.1                        SOA V7.1
                   distributed                     distributed
 
 5698-A77 5698-S86 IBM Tivoli    5698-B16 5698-S86 IBM Tivoli
                   Composite                       Composite
                   Application                     Application
                   Manager for                     Manager for
                   SOA for z/OS,                   SOA for z/OS,
                   V6.1                            V7.1

Why do I need Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1?

Organizations implementing SOA and Web services may need a management solution that treats services as first-class resources to help ensure their key business applications are effectively governed and are meeting service levels. Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 delivers a comprehensive management solution for organizations deploying SOA applications based on Web services and the ESB. For support environments, Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 helps monitor and control message traffic between services in SOA.

If you deploy service-based applications, Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 can help monitor and report on Service Level Agreements (SLAs) in the same terms as users and to understand the impact of service outages. You may need to be able to pinpoint services that take the most time or use the most resources, drill down from services to application components and IT resources to identify the source of bottlenecks or failures, and simplify and speed up problem identification and resolution time.

Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 supports discovery, inventory, monitoring, data collection, automation, and display of Web services implemented using SOAP/HTTP, SOAP/JMS, the Service Component Architecture (on supported platforms).

Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 provides throughput, performance, and fault metrics within the Web browser interface of the TEP. SLAs can be implemented by generating events when service metric thresholds are exceeded. Events may be processed within the TEP or sent to a wide range of event management systems, including IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console®. In addition, events may be used to drive the automated mediation and control of Web service flow. Powerful service-level reporting can be implemented using IBM Tivoli Service Level  Advisor, which is preconfigured to process metrics collected by Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1.

Benefits

  • The ability to monitor the service levels of services provides the IT team with the ability to see performance problems in the same terms as the users of the services, rather than in terms of the collection of application components and IT resources that they map to. This, in turn, helps with the sharing of knowledge between development and operations teams, which reduces the time taken to resolve problems.
  • The same customizable TEP interface, used by other IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager, IBM Tivoli Monitoring, and IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON family of products, integrates data, events, and views from multiple application, middleware, and IT resources for a comprehensive end-to-end, SOA management solution.
  • When used in conjunction with IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Web Resources or IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere, Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 provides the ability to drill down from the services layer to the application component and IT resource layers, to help determine the causes of bottlenecks and outages for problem diagnosis, and will speed diagnosis.
  • The ability to perform impact analysis to determine which services are affected by slowdowns or outages allows better prioritization of support activities.
  • The ability to monitor and control service behavior non-invasively, with no application changes, helps reduce the time and cost of deploying manageable services, and speeds the time to value of the management solution.
  • The ability to compare deployed and published service definitions enables the maintenance of a well-governed SOA environment.
  • The ability to see the relationships between a business process and the underlying services helps to determine the true impact of a problem and to prioritize remedial action.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

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Value Unit-based pricing for System z™ host products

Value Unit pricing for eligible IBM System z IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) programs enables a lower cost of incremental growth and enterprise aggregation. Each System z 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 you. For each System z 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 offer additional price benefits. The quantity of each System z IPLA program that you have acquired is referred to as entitled license capacity . If you wish to grow your entitled license capacity for a System z IPLA program, the calculation to determine additional needed Value Units is based upon the number of Value Units already acquired.

For each System z 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 System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Terms and conditions section.
 
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Product positioning

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 is based on the IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1, or later infrastructure and provides a comprehensive SOA management capability solution with other IBM Tivoli products, such as IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console, IBM Tivoli Service Level Advisor, and IBM Tivoli Business Systems Manager. Integration with the management systems used to manage specific elements of the SOA environment, such as the IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager, IBM Tivoli Monitoring, and IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE families of products, is also facilitated by the use of a common customizable portal and management infrastructure.

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 is positioned within the IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager family of products that offers both breadth and depth. IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Response Time provides an end-user perspective of response times; IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA provides broad views and controls over the services deployed across the enterprise; while IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere, IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for J2EE Operations, and IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging provide deep insight into the behavior of specific SOA infrastructure components.

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA is a member of the IBM SOA Foundation and plays an important role in each phase of the SOA lifecycle.

Model: You can import the Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) created by WebSphere Business Modeler to the CCMDB to highlight business process service dependencies.

Assemble: During service development or assembly, you can use the service performance data stored by IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA in the WebSphere Service Registry and Repository to choose the service whose quality of service most closely matches your requirements.

Deploy: IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA management mediation primitives can be used to create powerful service automation scenarios with WebSphere ESB and WebSphere Process Server.

Manage: IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA monitors service performance and interactions for SOA Foundation platforms, including WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere ESB, WebSphere Process Server, WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances, and CICS TS.

Autonomic computing

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA monitors and manages the service environment and can generate events based on service levels or other criteria, which can be used to drive autonomic facilities as shown below.

Self-configuring

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA can control services without human intervention using the automation capabilities of Tivoli Management Services or the IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA managed mediation primitives with WebSphere ESB or WebSphere Process Server.

Self-optimizing

SLA events generated by IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA can be consumed by IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager, which senses degrading performance and determines what actions need to be taken.

Self-protecting

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA can reject or reroute service requests, for example, when overloaded with requests by users.

Self-healing

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA can detect SOAP faults, excessive message sizes and other service pathologies, control service message flows, for example, to reroute messages around a known service failure, and generate events to invoke automated incident management processes that generate a new incident.

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).

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Trademarks

 
Tivoli Enterprise and System z are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Tivoli, WebSphere, CICS, OMEGAMON, z/OS, Tivoli Enterprise Console, and eServer are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 
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 options are available, including classes led by instructors, learning on demand, on-site training, and blended learning solutions.

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Offering Information

Product information is available via the Offering Information Web site


 
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Publications

For Composite Application Manager for SOA for z/OS® V7.1, the following hardcopy publication is shipped with the basic machine-readable material:

                                                   Form
Title                                              Number
 
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA   GI11-8685
for z/OS, V7.1 Program Directory

The publications listed below can be downloaded from the following Web site after the general availability date. Translated copies in selected languages will be available within 60 days of the general availability date.

                                                   Form
Title                                              Number
 
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA   GC23-8803
 
 V7.1 Installation Guide
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA   GI11-8110
 V7.1 Quick Start Guide
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA   GI11-4096
 V7.1 Release Notes
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA   GC32-1539
 V7.1 Tools
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA   SC23-8804
 V7.1 User's Guide
Configuring IBM Tivoli Composite Application       SC32-9493
 Manager for SOA V7.1 on z/OS

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 in all countries, free of charge, where IBM does business.
 
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Technical information

Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 runs on hardware platforms capable of supporting the operating systems listed in the Software requirements section.

Software requirements

The following defined abbreviations apply in the tables below:

  • APAR = Authorized Program Analysis Report
  • Axis = Apache Axis Architecture
  • WAS CE = WebSphere® Application Server Community Edition
  • CICS® TS = CICS Transaction Server
  • RHEL = Red Hat Enterprise Linux™
  • SLES = SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SP = Service Pack
  • TEMA = Tivoli Enterprise™ Management Agent
  • UL = United Linux
  • WAS = WebSphere Application Server
  • WESB = WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus
  • WMB = WebSphere Message Broker
  • WPS = WebSphere Process Server
  • WebLogic = BEA WebLogic Server
  • .NET = Microsoft® .NET

 Platform          Container (refer to Note 1)
 
 IBM AIX(R) V5.1   Axis, JBoss, SAP, WAS, WAS CE, WebLogic, WESB,
                   WPS
 
 IBM AIX V5.2,     Axis, JBoss, SAP, WAS, WAS CE, WebLogic, WESB,
 IBM AIX V5.3      WMB, WPS
 
 Solaris 8, 9, 10  Axis, JBoss, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 
 HP-UX 11iv2 on    Axis, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 Itanium
 
 HP-UX 11iv1 and   WAS
 11iv2 on PA-RISC
 
 Windows(R) 2000   Axis, JBoss, .NET, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WPS
 Pro
 
 Windows 2000      Axis, JBoss, .NET, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WESB,
 Server            WPS
 
 Windows 2000      Axis, JBoss, .NET, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WESB,
 Advanced Server   WPS
 
 Windows XP Pro    Axis, JBoss, .NET, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE, WESB,
                   WMB, WPS
 
 Windows 2003      Axis, JBoss, .NET, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE,
 Server Standard   WESB, WMB, WPS
 and Standard R2
 32 bit
 
 Windows 2003      Axis, JBoss, .NET, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE,
 Server Enterprise WESB, WMB, WPS
 and Enterprise R2
 32 bit
 
 Windows 2003      Axis, JBoss, .NET, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE,
 Server Data       WESB, WPS
 Center 32 bit
 
 Windows 2003      Axis, JBoss, .NET, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE,
 Server Standard   WESB, WPS
 and Standard R2
 x86-64
 
 Windows 2003      Axis, JBoss, .NET, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE,
 Server Enterprise WESB, WPS
 and Enterprise R2
 x86-64
 
 Windows 2003      Axis, JBoss, .NET, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE,
 Server Data       WESB, WPS
 Center x86-64
 
 IBM z/OS V1.4,    CICS TS, WAS, WESB, WMB, WPS
 IBM z/OS V1.5,
 IBM z/OS V1.6,
 IBM z/OS V1.7,
 IBM z/OS V1.8
 
 RHEL AS and ES    JBoss, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE, WESB, WPS
 3.0 for IA32
 
 RHEL AS and ES    JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WPS
 3.0 for
 System z(TM)
 
 RHEL 4.0 for IA32 Axis, JBoss, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE, WESB,
                   WMB, WPS
 
 RHEL 4.0          Axis, JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 AMD64/EM64T
 
 RHEL 4.0 for      Axis, JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 System z
 
 RHEL 4.0 for      Axis, JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 System i(TM) and
 System p(TM)
 
 RHEL 5.0 for IA32 Axis, JBoss, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE, WESB,
                   WMB, WPS
 
 RHEL 5.0          Axis, JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 AMD64/EM64T
 
 RHEL 5.0 for      Axis, JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 System z
 
 RHEL 5.0 for      Axis, JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 System i and
 System p
 
 SLES 8/UL 1.0     Axis, JBoss, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 
 SLES 8/UL 1.0 for JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 System z
 
 SLES 9 for IA32   Axis, JBoss, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE, WESB,
                   WMB, WPS
 
 SLES 9 for        Axis, JBoss, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE, WESB,
 AMD64/EM64T       WMB, WPS
 
 SLES 9 for        JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 System z
 
 SLES 9 for        JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 System i and
 System p
 
 SLES 10 for IA32  Axis, JBoss, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE, WESB,
                   WMB, WPS
 
 SLES 10 for       Axis, JBoss, SAP, WAS, WebLogic, WAS CE, WESB,
 AMD64/EM64T       WMB, WPS
 
 SLES 10 for       JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 System z
 
 SLES 10 for       JBoss, WAS, WebLogic, WESB, WMB, WPS
 System i and
 System p

Note 1: Axis is supported only with BEA WebLogic.

Note that Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 runs within the IBM Tivoli Management Services V6.1 with fix pack 5, or later environment (also known as IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1 with fix pack 5, or later) or IBM Tivoli Management Services V6.2. Therefore, platform support is limited to what IBM Tivoli Management Services supports for its infrastructure components, including the Tivoli Enterprise Portal (TEP), TEP Server (TEPS), Tivoli Enterprise Management Server (TEMS), and Tivoli Enterprise Management Agent (TEMA).

The Composite Application Manager for SOA Managed Mediation Primitives are supported in the same platforms as the WESB and WPS data collector.

Data collector supported environments

The following table lists the middleware components supported by the Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 data collector. Data collector support is limited by the combination of the Tivoli Enterprise Management Agent support and the middleware component support.

 Middleware component         Supported versions
 
 IBM WebSphere Application    V5.1, V6.0.1, V6.0.2, V6.1 - 
 Server                       non-restricted mode
 
 IBM WebSphere Business       V5.1
 Integration Server
 Foundation
 
 IBM WebSphere Process Server V6.0.1, V6.0.2.x
 
 IBM WebSphere Enterprise     V6.0.1, V6.0.2.x
 Service Bus
 
 BEA WebLogic                 V8.1 SP4, V8.1 SP5, V9.1, V9.2
 
 Microsoft .NET               .NET Framework V1.1 with the
                              required Service Pack (currently
                              SP1), .NET Framework V2.0, .NET
                              Framework V3.0
 
 IBM CICS Transaction Server  V3.1, or later
 
 SAP NetWeaver                6.40 with SP9, or later (but not
                              versions after 6.40)
 
 JBoss                        4.0.3
 
 IBM WebSphere Application    V1.0.1.1 (1.0.1.2 on AIX)
 Server CE
 
 IBM WebSphere Message Broker V6.0.0.5 (fix pack 5, or later)
 
 Axis                         1.2, 1.3, 1.4
 
 DataPower Appliances         XS40, XI50 with Firmware version
                              3.6.1, or later

Database specifications

The basic service metric data collection, monitoring, and control function of Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 has no specific dependencies on the database beyond the dependencies that the platform Tivoli Enterprise Portal server and Tivoli Data Warehouse components have. Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 can support all databases supported by the base platform. If you utilize the TEP technology views and metadata display capabilities, Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 requires one of the following:

  • IBM DB2® V8 with fix pack 10, or later fix packs
  • IBM DB2 V9.1 with fix pack 3a, or later fix packs

IBM DB2 V9.1 is packaged with IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.2, which ships with Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1.

Client browser specifications

The client will only run in the TEP. When the TEP is running in browser mode, only Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or 7, with all critical updates, is supported consistent with TEP support in IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.

Planning information

Direct customer support: For the z/OS product, direct customer support is provided by IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel. This fee service enhances your productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel helps 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

Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 (distributed) is distributed with:

  • International Program License Agreement (Z125-3301)
  • License Information document (electronic)
  • DVD
  • Publications (refer to the Publications section)

Composite Application Manager for SOA for z/OS, V7.1 is distributed with:

  • International Program License Agreement (Z125-3301)
  • License Information document (GI11-8684)
  • 3480 tape cartridge
  • DVD (application support files for the distributed IBM Tivoli Monitoring server)
  • Publications (refer to the Publications section)

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

Security, auditability, and control

Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 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.

Software Services

IBM Software Services has the breadth, depth, and reach to manage your services needs. You can leverage the deep technical skills of our lab-based, software services team and the business consulting, project management, and infrastructure expertise of our IBM Global Services team. Also, we extend our IBM Software Services reach through IBM Business Partners to provide an unmatched portfolio of capabilities. Together, we provide the global reach, intellectual capital, industry insight, and technology leadership to support any critical business need.

To learn more about IBM Software Services or to contact a Software Services sales specialist, visit

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 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 System p 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 and UNIX®, and Microsoft Windows and Intel® technologies, in order to simplify your licensing requirements, and to provide a smoother, more scalable model. Pricing and licensing does not differentiate between non-System z server platforms or operating systems. For some products, this platform neutrality extends to System z and other host servers as well.

IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing terminology definitions

Client device or client

A client device is a computing device that requests the execution of a set of commands, procedures, or applications from another computer system that is typically referred to as a server. Multiple client devices may share access to a common server. A client device generally has some processing capability or is programmable to allow a user to do work. Examples include, but are not limited to, notebook computers, desktop computers, desk side computers, technical workstations, appliances, automated teller machines, point-of-sale terminals, tills and cash registers, and kiosks.

Enterprise

An enterprise is a person or single entity and those subsidiaries with more than 50 percent ownership.

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 System z or OS/390® server. Consequently, executing Linux workload on the IFL will not, in most cases, result in any increased IBM software charges for z/OS, OS/390, VM, VSE, or TPF operating systems and applications. There is, as indicated, a charge associated with the IFL, and there may also be a charge for applications which 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 traditional S/390 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, are supported by IBM S/390 IFL.

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 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 by the program's valuation method.
  4. In the System z 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 blades with which the program is affiliated.
  7. Not all processors require the same number of Value Unit entitlements. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required, refer to the processor Value Unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage® Web site

Millions of Service Units (MSUs)

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

For more detailed information about System z 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, PoE 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 System z 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.
  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.
  7. Not all processors require the same number of Value Unit entitlements. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required, refer to the processor value unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage Web Site

Server

A server is a computer system that executes requested procedures, commands, or applications to one or more user 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 for each server managed by the program. Where blade technology is employed, each blade is considered a separate server.

Standby or backup systems

For programs running or resident on backup machines, IBM defines three types of situations: cold, warm and hot. In cold and warm 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 other license or entitlements 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 entitlements 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), 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 pricing charge metric for program license entitlements that is based upon the quantity of a specific designated measurement used for a given program. Each program has a designated measurement. The most commonly used designated measurements are processor cores and MSUs. However, for select programs, there are other designated measurements such as servers, users, client devices, and messages. The number of Value Unit entitlements required for your specific implementation of the given program must be obtained from a conversion table associated with the program. You must obtain a PoE for the appropriate number of Value Unit entitlements for your implementation. The Value Unit entitlements of a given program cannot be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with Value Unit entitlements of another program. Whenever the designated measurement is a processor core, not all processors require the same number of Value Unit entitlements. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required, refer to the processor value unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage Web Site

Product and licensing Web Sites

A complete list of IBM Tivoli products is available at

IBM Tivoli product licensing documents are available at

Passport Advantage for the distributed product

Through the Passport Advantage Agreement, you 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 IBM Tivoli product configuration under Passport Advantage, the IBM 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 your 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 IBM 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 IBM Tivoli product part number. The sum of these Passport Advantage points determines the Passport Advantage point value of the applicable IBM 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

The following Passport Advantage part number categories may be orderable:

  • License and Software Maintenance 12 Months — This is the product authorization with Software Maintenance to the first anniversary date.
  • Annual Software Maintenance Renewal — This is the Software 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

The following examples are provided to illustrate your licensing requirements.

References to processor-based licensing do not represent the actual number of entitlements required. Entitlement requirements are Value Unit based, with the exception of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager. Processors referenced in these examples represent the designated measurement on which the required number of Value Unit entitlements will be calculated. The number of Value Units required per processor will depend on the processor type. For more information, refer to the Value Unit definition in IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing terminology definitions. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required per processor, refer to the processor Value Unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage Web site

References to all other non-processor-based metrics do represent the actual number of entitlements required, unless other designated measurements are referenced or unless otherwise specified.

Pricing example for IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 — distributed platform

The customer's overall core environment includes:

  • Distributed Servers
  • 20 uniprocessors
  • 65 2-way servers
  • 12 4-way servers
  • One 8-way server
  • One 12-way server with 2 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 Tivoli applications)
  • One 24-way server
  • One z800 server with two uniprocessor IFLs running Linux (also know as "Linux on System z")

Note: Linux on System z offerings may not be available for all Tivoli products. This licensing example assumes such availability. Linux on System z offerings have distinctly orderable part numbers in Passport Advantage, and should be used when ordering entitlements for IFLs running Linux.

If pricing products without a Linux on System z offering, you should exclude the z800 server entitlement requirement indicated below.

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA is based upon the IBM Tivoli Environment-Managed Licensing Model. The customer wants to manage the applicable distributed server environment, which requires Value Unit entitlements associated with the following number of processors:

                            Quantity in customer  Processors to be
Systems managed             environment           licensed
 
Uniprocessor                20                     20
2-way                       65                    130
4-way                       12                     48
8-way                        1                      8
12-way (2 logical            1                     12
partitions
14-way                       1                     14
16-way (2 physical           1                      8
partitions, one of which
one of which is managed
by Tivoli applications)
24-way                       1                     24
z800 server with two         1                      2
uniprocessor IFLs
(requires Linux on
System z availability)
 
Total processors to be                            266
licensed

DataPower SOA Appliances are priced using a fixed one processor charge. In addition to the core environment described above (processor value unit entitlements associated with the 266 Managed Processor requirement for the IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA program), the customer decides to manage ten (10) DataPower SOA Appliances. The customer must obtain processor Value Unit entitlements associated with the following number of processors with a processor Value Unit assignment of 100 Value Units per processor:

No. of DataPower                               Processors to be
SOA appliances    Fixed 1 processor charge     licensed
 
10                1                            10

Pricing example for IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 — host z/OS platform

System z Server = one 1,500 MSU System z server

The product in this example employs Value Unit slope VUE007 (VUE = Value Unit Exhibit). The scales below are used to calculate the equivalent number of Value Units for a specified number of MSUs.

In the example below, if the customer has installed 1,500 MSUs, the applicable number of Value Units will be:

MSUs                    Value Units/MSU         Value Units
 
Base      3             1.00                      3.00
Tier A    42             .45                     18.90
Tier B   130             .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 Value Units in this example.

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

System                Value Units/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 System z 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 in this announcement is only available via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Product group: Tivoli

Product Identifier Description                            PID
 
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1     5724-M07
(for the distributed platform)
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA for      5698-B16
z/OS, V7.1

Product category: Application Management

The z/OS program in this announcement has Value Unit-Based pricing.

Program
number     Program name                         Value Unit Exhibit
 
5698-B16   IBM Tivoli Composite Application     VUE007
           Manager for SOA for z/OS, V7.1

For each System z 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 System z IPLA program you select
  • The applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • The applicable terms
  • Whether your current mainframes are full-capacity or sub-capacity

Value Unit Exhibit VUE007

             MSUs      MSUs
             minimum   maximum       Value Units/MSU
 
Base           1         3           1.00
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:

Hardware             Value Units/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 products listed are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.

Entitled maintenance offerings description
 
Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 MP ML
 
Media pack description                                Part number
 
Tiv Composite App Mgr for SOA Proc                    BJ0LVML
Tiv Comp App Mgr for SOA Proc zSer                    BJ0LVML
Tiv Composite App Mgr for SOA VU                      BJ0LVML
Tiv Comp App Mgr for SOA VU zSer                      BJ0LVML

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 twelve full months of Software Maintenance. Software 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 for twelve full months of maintenance.

Refer to the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement and to the IBM Software Support 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 required number of Processor Value Units. To order for Passport Advantage, specify the desired part number and quantity.

Description                                           Part number
 
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA      D570BLL
Processor Value Unit License and Software
Maintenance 12 Months
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA      D570CLL
Processor Value Unit Software Maintenance
Reinstatement 12 Months
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA      E02DFLL
Processor Value Unit Software Maintenance
Annual Renewal
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA      D5706LL
Linux on System z Processor Value Unit License
and Software Maintenance 12 Months
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA      D570ALL
Linux on System z Processor Value Unit
Software Maintenance Reinstatement 12 Months
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA      E02DELL
Linux on System z Processor Value Unit
Software Maintenance Annual Renewal

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

Description                                          Part number
 
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA     BJ0LVML
V7.1 DVD media pack — multilingual

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA V7.1 is also available, via Web download, from Passport Advantage.

Ordering information for the MSU-based z/OS product

Translation from MSUs to Value Units
 
          MSUs             Value Units/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

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 Composite Application Manager for SOA
Program PID: 5698-B16

Entitlement                                License option/
identifier   Description                   Pricing metric
 
S014PKS      IBM Tivoli Composite          Basic OTC, per Value Unit
             Application Manager for SOA   Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
 
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium
 
S014PL7                Multilingual               3480 tape cartridge

Subscription and Support PID: 5698-S86

Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric
 
S012139      IBM Tivoli Composite    Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             Application Manager     No charge, decline SW S&S
             for SOA                 Per MSU SW S&S registration
 
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium
 
S01213B                Multilingual              Hardcopy publication

Subscription and Support

Subscription and Support must be ordered to receive voice technical support via telephone during normal business hours, and future releases and versions, at no additional charge. 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 International 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 automatically renew annually unless cancelled by the customer.

Customized Offerings for z/OS host products

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, 3592*
  • ServerPacs — 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 3592*
  • SystemPacs — 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 3592*

*
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

The information provided in this announcement letter is for reference and convenience purposes only. The terms and conditions that govern any transaction with IBM are contained in the applicable contract documents such as the IBM International Program License Agreement, IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, and the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance.

Terms and conditions for distributed products

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

Licensing: IBM International Program License Agreement including the License Information document and PoE govern your use of the program. 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.

License information form number: L-ASIA-783SSM

The program's License Information document will be available for review on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site

Limited warranty applies: Yes

Limited warranty: IBM warrants that when the program is used in the specified operating environment, it will conform to its specifications. The warranty applies only to the unmodified portion of the program. IBM does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the program. IBM will correct all program defects. You are responsible for the results obtained from the use of the program.

IBM provides you with access to IBM databases containing information on know program defects, defect corrections, restrictions, and bypasses at no additional charge. Consult the IBM Software Support Handbook for further information at

IBM will maintain this information for at least one year after the original licensee acquires the program (warranty period).

Money-back guarantee: If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, you may obtain a refund of the amount you paid for it, if within 30 days of your invoice date you return the program and its PoE to the party from whom you obtained it. If you downloaded the program, you may contact the party from whom you acquired it for instructions on how to obtain the refund.

For clarification, note that (1) for programs acquired under the IBM International Passport Advantage offering, this term applies only to your first acquisition of the program and (2) 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 you.

Authorization for use on home/portable computer: You may not copy and use this program on another computer without paying additional license fees.

Other terms

Volume orders (IVO): No

IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement

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

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

For additional information, refer to the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site

Software Maintenance applies: Yes. Software Maintenance is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express. Product upgrades and Technical Support are provided by the Software Maintenance offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software and Technical Support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Maintenance with each program license 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, 7 days a week. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Handbook 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 International Passport Advantage Agreement and the IBM International Passport Advantage Express Agreement, visit the Passport Advantage Web site at

System i Software Maintenance applies: No

Variable charges apply: No

Educational allowance available: Not applicable.

Terms and conditions for host products

Licensing: IBM International Program License Agreement including the License Information document and PoE govern your use of the program. PoEs are required for all authorized use.

Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance

The following agreement applies for maintenance and does not require customer signatures:

  • IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (Z125-6011)

This program is licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (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 System z IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel is an option for those customers who desire added services.

Limited warranty applies: Yes

Limited warranty: IBM warrants that when the program is used in the specified operating environment, it will conform to its specifications. The warranty applies only to the unmodified portion of the program. IBM does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the program. IBM will correct all program defects. You are responsible for the results obtained from the use of the program.

IBM provides you with access to IBM databases containing information on know program defects, defect corrections, restrictions, and bypasses at no additional charge. Consult the IBM Software Support Handbook for further information at

IBM will maintain this information for at least one year after the original licensee acquires the program (warranty period).

Program support: Enhanced Support, called Subscription and Support, includes telephone assistance as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect. You will be notified of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice.

Money-back guarantee: If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, you may obtain a refund of the amount you paid for it, if within 30 days of your invoice date you return the program and its PoE to the party from whom you obtained it. If you downloaded the program, you may contact the party from whom you obtained it for instructions on how to obtain the refund.

For clarification, note that for programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off Capacity on Demand (CoD) software offerings, this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by you.

Authorization for use on home/portable computer: You may not copy and use this program on another computer without paying additional license fees.

Other terms

Volume orders (IVO): No

International Passport Advantage Agreement

Passport Advantage applies: No

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

For additional information, refer to the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site

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

System i 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 System z host products

For each System z 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 System z 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 System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Ordering information section.

Program
number      Program name                                 Terms
 
5698-B16   IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for  z/OS-based
           SOA

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 System z IPLA program with these terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, visit

Reference based: The required license capacity of a System z 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 System z IPLA sub-capacity program with these terms equals the capacity of the LPARs where the System z IPLA program executes.

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

Reference based: The required license capacity of a System z 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.

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

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

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

For additional information for products with reference-based terms, System z IPLA sub-capacity programs with reference-based terms adds value to the parent program across the environment, regardless of where in the environment the System z IPLA program executes.

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

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

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

Sub-capacity eligibility: To be eligible for sub-capacity charging on select System z 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 System z (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 System z 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 System z Workload License Charges (Z125-6516).
  • The complete terms and conditions for sub-capacity EWLC are defined in the IBM Customer Agreement — Attachment for IBM System z 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 IBM System z Programs Sub-Capacity Pricing (Z125-6929). Once the amendment is signed, the terms in the amendment replace any and all previous System z IPLA sub-capacity terms and conditions.

Sub-capacity utilization determination for System z host products

Sub-capacity utilization is determined based on the utilization of an eligible operating system and machine (for example, z/OS running in z/Architecture (64 bit) mode on a System z (or equivalent) server).

On/Off CoD for the z/OS host product

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

IBM has transformed its delivery of hardware and software support services to help you achieve higher system availability. Electronic Services is a Web-enabled solution that offers an exclusive, no-additional-charge enhancement to the service and support available for IBM servers. These services are designed to provide the opportunity for greater system availability with faster problem resolution and preemptive monitoring. Electronic Services comprises two separate, but complementary, elements: Electronic Services news page and Electronic Services Agent.

The Electronic Services news page is a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used 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 Electronic Service Agent™ is no-additional-charge software that resides on your server. It monitors events and transmits system inventory information to IBM on a periodic, client-defined timetable. The Electronic Service Agent automatically reports hardware problems to IBM. Early knowledge about potential problems enables IBM to deliver proactive service that may result in higher system availability and performance. In addition, information collected through the Service Agent is made available to IBM service support representatives when they help answer your questions or diagnose problems. Installation and use of IBM Electronic Service Agent for problem reporting enables IBM to provide better support and service for your IBM server.

To learn how 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-B16 MSU-based System z offerings

Program name: IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA
Program PID: 5698-B16

Entitlement                                License option/
identifier   Description                   Pricing metric
 
S014PKS      IBM Tivoli Composite          Basic OTC, per Value Unit
             Application Manager for SOA   Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC

Subscription and Support PID: 5698-S86

Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric
 
S012139      IBM Tivoli Composite    Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             Application Manager     No charge, decline SW S&S
             for SOA                 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

Business Partner information

If you are an IBM Business Partner — Distributor for Workstation Software acquiring products from IBM, you may link to Passport Advantage Online for resellers where you can obtain Business Partner pricing information. An IBM ID and password are required.


 
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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 Teleweb Customer Support
             ibm.com Sales Execution Center, Americas North
             3500 Steeles Ave. East, Tower 3/4
             Markham, Ontario
             Canada
             L3R 2Z1
 
 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, System z, System i, System p, Virtual Image Facility, System/370, z/Architecture, System z9, and Electronic Service Agent are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Tivoli, z/OS, Notes, WebSphere, CICS, AIX, DB2, Scalable POWERparallel Systems, OS/390, S/390, Passport Advantage, zSeries, eServer, System/390, SystemPac, Parallel Sysplex, and PartnerWorld are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.
 
Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
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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