PSLC Level C Price for S/390 Software Reduces the Cost of Growing Workloads

Software Announcement
September 29, 1998
Announcement Letter Number: 298-355


Table of Contents:

(Corrected on October 27, 1998)

In the Charges section, the description of QMF for MVS was revised, and two programs were added.

Overview

IBM's S/390 (R) software portfolio provides the classic strengths of reliability, availability, security and scalability at attractive prices. With the industry moving to new applications in the areas of e-business, business intelligence and enterprise resource planning (ERP), and the consolidation of these workloads from other platforms, S/390 software is focused on delivering the functions and underlying customer values to support these trends.

As customers grow their S/390 environments beyond 175 Service Units in Millions (MSUs), incremental price performance begins to plateau. To improve price performance, IBM is introducing a new price level for large Parallel Sysplex (R) and standalone machines exceeding 175 MSUs.

Parallel Sysplex License Charge (PSLC) Level C is being introduced on the current version of selected S/390 software products for customers running aggregated Parallel Sysplexes or standalone machines greater than 175 MSUs. The new PSLC charges for incremental MSUs above 175 MSUs for these products will be reduced by 25% from the current PSLC charge at that level, significantly reducing the incremental cost of growing workloads on large aggregated Parallel Sysplexes or large standalone machines.

The new PSLC charges for these selected S/390 software products will be effective January 1, 1999.

Availability Date

September 29, 1998

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This announcement is provided for your information only. For additional information, contact your IBM representative, call 800-IBM-4YOU, or visit the IBM home page at: http://www.ibm.com



DESCRIPTION

The new PSLC Level C charges for selected S/390 products allow customers to:

  • Leverage the new functions and value of IBM's latest products to drive new workload

  • Achieve improved incremental IBM software price performance as system capacity grows

  • Benefit from the availability, scalability and workload balancing advantages of migrating to an aggregated Parallel Sysplex environment

  • Grow both new and traditional workloads on S/390 at more competitive prices
These prices are available for those customers who are currently running the current version of applicable S/390 software in an aggregated Parallel Sysplex over 175 MSUs and qualify for PSLC pricing.

A single physical machine may also qualify for these new PSLC prices on incremental MSUs above 175 provided it meets the criteria for non-aggregated PSLC terms.

These terms apply to the S/390 software programs shown in the Charges section as well as OS/390 (R) Version 2 (5647-A01). The introduction of PSLC Level C for OS/390 Version 2, announced in May, restricted Level C pricing to aggregated Parallel Sysplexes over 175 MSUs. Effective January 1, 1999, a standalone machine greater than 175 MSUs may also qualify for Level C charges for OS/390 Version 2 provided it meets the criteria for non-aggregated PSLC terms.



REFERENCE INFORMATION

Refer to Software Announcement 298-178 dated May 26, 1998, for additional details on the introduction of PSLC Level C for OS/390 Version 2.

Trademarks

      S/390, Parallel Sysplex, and OS/390 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.



SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION



CHARGES

The charges provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.



Parallel Sysplex (R) License Charge (PSLC) Basic License

To order a basic license, specify the appropriate program number and feature number, if required, for asset registration. Specify the PSLC Base feature. If applicable, specify the PSLC Level A and PSLC Level B features and quantity. The new Level C feature numbers and charges are listed below, and are effective January 1, 1999.

If there is more than one copy in a Parallel Sysplex, the charge for all copies is associated to one license by specifying the applicable PSLC feature numbers, and quantity represented by the sum of the Service Unit in Millions (MSUs) in your Parallel Sysplex. For all other program copies specify the PSLC No-Charge (NC) Identifier feature on the licenses. The feature numbers and charges below are only for the new feature numbers.

                                       PSLC Feature Numbers
                                             Level C
                                Monthly        Monthly        Monthly
Program Number/           1     License   10   License   50   License
Program Name              MSU   Charge    MSU  Charge    MSU  Charge

5697-D15 IMS DB Control Suite 1000 $15 1001 $150 1002 $ 750

5648-B02 VA Gen Server MVS (TM), VSE & VM V1 0368 11 0369 110 0370 550

5655-A31 DB2 (R) Row Archive Manager V1 0135 17 0136 170 0137 850

5655-B14 VA Smalltalk Svr for OS/390 (R) V4 4200 11 4201 110 4202 550

5697-D30 Manager for MQSeries (R) OS/390 V2 0135 5 0136 50 0137 250

5655-129 FlowMark (R) for MVS/ESA (TM) V1 0405 19 0406 190 0407 950

5655-A17 IBM SmartBatch for OS/390 V1 0184 17 0185 170 0186 850

5645-005 System Automation for OS/390 V1 4126 16 4127 160 4128 800

5695-077 DB2 Auto Utility Generator V1 2167 10 2168 100 2169 500

5697-C60 CommercePOINT (TM) Gateway OS/390 V1 2845 20 2846 200 2847 1,000

5697-C62 CommercePOINT eTill OS/390 V1 3834 4 3835 40 3836 200 PSLC Feature Numbers Level C Monthly Monthly Monthly Program Number/ 1 License 10 License 50 License Program Name MSU Charge MSU Charge MSU Charge

5697-D32 Net.Commerce for OS/390 V3 2735 $ 11 2736 $ 110 2737 $ 550

5648-A12 IBM RAMAC (R) SnapShot V1 0143 4 0144 40 0145 200

5655-OPT DFSMS (TM) V1 Optimizer 0205 8 0206 80 0207 400

5695-010 CICSVR MVS/ESA V2 2117 8 2118 80 2119 400

5685-105 geoManager (R) V1 2465 29 2466 290 2467 1,450

5688-137 OSL for MVS/VM V1 2212 11 2213 110 2214 550

5695-083 IBM CallPath (R) Call Coordntr V1 2170 17 2171 170 2172 850

5695-089 CallPath V1 CICS/MVS (TM) 2172 12 2173 120 2174 600

5648-048 RMDS V2 0002 7 0003 70 0004 350

5695-068 ALCS V2 0217 334 0218 3,340 0219 16,700

5655-041 ACF/SSP MVS V4 0205 5 0206 50 0207 250

5695-080 Item Access Facility MVS/ESA V1 0205 29 0206 290 0207 1,450

5648-142 TME 10 (TM) INFO/Management V1 0149 20 0150 200 0151 1,000

5655-043 Tivoli NetView (R) PM V2 Base 0388 5 0389 50 0390 250 NetWare 0391 2 0392 20 0393 100

5665-290 DISOSS/370 V3 0460 14 0461 140 0462 700

5685-016 NetView DM for MVS V1 Base 0735 17 0736 170 0737 850 D&CC API 0738 5 0739 50 0740 250 SPMF 0741 1 0742 10 0743 50

5685-108 NetView FTP for MVS V2 3130 7 3131 70 3132 350

5695-036 NetView/Access MVS V2 2116 5 2117 50 2118 250 PSLC Feature Numbers Level C Monthly Monthly Monthly Program Number/ 1 License 10 License 50 License Program Name MSU Charge MSU Charge MSU Charge

5695-101 EPDM V1 Base 4807 $ 5 4808 $ 50 4809 $ 250 CICS (R) 4810 2 4811 20 4812 100 IMS (TM) 4813 2 4815 20 4816 100 Network 4817 2 4818 20 4819 100 System Performance 4820 2 4821 20 4822 100 Accounting 4823 5 4824 50 4825 250 Syst. Perf. OS/400 (R) 4826 0 4827 0 4828 0 Syst. Perf. RS/6000 (TM) 4829 0 4830 0 4831 0 Capacity Planning 4832 0 4833 0 4834 0

5697-B82 TME 10 NetView for OS/390 V1 Graphical Ent. Option 3622 22 3623 220 3624 1,100 Procedural Option 3625 20 3626 200 3627 1,000 Unattended Option 3628 20 3629 200 3630 1,000

5697-OPC Tivoli OPC V2 Controller 0780 16 0781 160 0782 800 Tracker 0783 8 0784 80 0785 400 Tracker Agent Enabler 0786 2 0787 20 0788 100

5697-ADM Tivoli User Administration for OS/390 0135 9 0136 90 0137 450

5697-SCM Tivoli Security Management for OS/390 0135 9 0136 90 0137 450

5688-226 ESSL/370 V2 2226 8 2227 80 2228 400

5648-129 CLIO/S V1 Base 0313 6 0314 60 0315 300 TS 0316 4 0317 40 0318 200

5655-A22 DPROPR Apply for MVS V5 0150 6 0151 60 0152 300

5655-A23 DPROPR Capture for MVS V5 0288 11 0289 110 0290 550

5655-A26 IODM V3.1 3727 32 3728 320 3729 1,600

5655-A27 IPFAF V3.1 Base BAPI 4034 5 4035 50 4036 250 F/WKFL 4037 15 4038 150 4039 750 B/F 4040 30 4041 300 4042 1,500

5655-136 IMS Message Requeuer V3 0146 2 0147 20 0148 100

5655-161 Intelligent Miner for OS/390 V1 0502 16 0503 160 0504 800

5697-B89 IMS Performance Analyzer V1 1882 6 1883 60 1884 300

5697-B92 DBICF V6 0962 6 0963 60 0964 300 PSLC Feature Numbers Level C Monthly Monthly Monthly Program Number/ 1 License 10 License 50 License Program Name MSU Charge MSU Charge MSU Charge

5697-C33 IMS IB V1 1571 $ 6 1572 $ 60 1573 $ 300

5697-D16 DB2 Buffer Pool Tool V1 2097 9 2098 90 2099 450

5648-A25 COBOL for OS/390 & VM V2 Full Function 0499 13 0500 130 0501 650 Alternate Function 0502 10 0503 100 0504 500

5665-366 SDF II MVS V1 Base 0462 8 0463 80 0464 400 Feature 0465 5 0466 50 0467 250

5668-717 VS Pascal Library V1 3775 2 3776 20 3777 100

5668-767 VS Pascal Compiler & Library V1 3775 6 3776 60 3777 300

5668-805 VS FORTRAN Library V2 3775 2 3776 20 3777 100

5668-806 VS FORTRAN C/L/I V2 3775 10 3776 100 3777 500

5668-909 OS PL/I Comp, Lib. & ITF V2 3777 9 3778 90 3779 450

5668-910 OS PL/I Compiler & Lib. V2 3777 8 3778 80 3779 400

5668-911 OS PL/I Library V2 3775 2 3776 20 3777 100

5688-087 VS FORTRAN C/L V2 2587 8 2588 80 2589 400

5688-206 CSP Runtime Services V2 2223 11 2224 110 2225 550

5688-218 CSP/370 Appl. Devel. V4 4051 32 4052 320 4053 1,600

5688-228 APL2 (R) V2 0919 8 0920 80 0921 400

5688-229 APL2 Appl. Environment V2 4010 5 4011 50 4012 250

5688-235 PL/I MVS & VM V1 Full 4012 11 4013 110 4014 550 Alternate 4015 8 4016 80 4017 400

5695-013 REXX Compiler V1 3998 7 3999 70 4000 350 PSLC Feature Numbers Level C Monthly Monthly Monthly Program Number/ 1 License 10 License 50 License Program Name MSU Charge MSU Charge MSU Charge

5695-014 REXX Library V1 1004 $ 4 1005 $ 40 1006 $ 200

5695-056 Dictionary Services V1 0205 14 0206 140 0207 700

5696-737 IBM COBOL SF MVS/VM V3 0305 13 0306 130 0307 650

5648-092 AS V4 Server 0534 12 0535 120 0536 600 AS Client 0525 12 0526 120 0527 600 AS BT 0528 17 0529 170 0530 850 AS ICE 0531 13 0532 130 0533 650

5655-A14 Batch Terminal Simulator V2 0135 4 0136 40 0137 200

5655-DB2 DB2 for OS/390 V5 Base 0308 53 0309 530 0310 2,650 Performance Monitor 0311 12 0312 120 0313 600

5655-158 IMS/ESA (R) V6 DB Manager 0755 51 0756 510 0757 2,550 Transaction Manager 0758 61 0759 610 0760 3,050 ETO 0761 5 0762 50 0763 250 RSR-DLT 0764 49 0765 490 0766 2,450 RSR-RLT 0767 17 0768 170 0769 850

5685-093 IMS Data Base Tools V2 FACB 4832 2 4833 20 4834 100 DEDB UR 4835 2 4836 20 4837 100 SMU 4838 4 4839 40 4840 200 HSSR 4841 3 4842 30 4843 150 LMU 4844 2 4845 20 4846 100 VZAP 4847 1 4848 10 4849 50 SDO 4850 8 4851 80 4852 400 FRR 4853 2 4854 20 4855 100 DEBD PC 4856 2 4857 20 4858 100 DEDB TA 4859 1 4860 10 4861 50 FPR 4862 4 4863 40 4864 200 ICE 4865 4 4866 40 4867 200

5688-515 DB2 Admin. V1 0207 4 0208 40 0209 200

5695-166 DataHub (R) Support/MVS V1 Base 3272 4 3273 40 3274 200 Tools 3275 8 3276 80 3277 400

5696-703 DataRefresher V1 Base 1040 4 1041 40 1042 200 GDE 1043 6 1044 60 1045 300 RDE 1046 5 1047 50 1048 250

5696-705 DataPropagator (TM) NonRelational V2 Selector 1055 2 1056 20 1057 100 Utility 1058 7 1059 70 1060 350 RCVR 1061 2 1062 20 1063 100 Synch 1064 5 1065 50 1066 250 PSLC Feature Numbers Level C Monthly Monthly Monthly Program Number/ 1 License 10 License 50 License Program Name MSU Charge MSU Charge MSU Charge

5697-A05 Ad-Hoc Reporting Tool V1 4391 $ 5 4392 $ 50 4393 $ 250

5697-A06 Partition DB V1 1245 8 1246 80 1247 400

5697-B87 Workload Router V2 1533 2 1534 20 1535 100

5697-D27 QMF (TM) for V3 Windows (TM) 2674 17 2675 170 2676 850

5706-254 QMF for MVS V3 Base 1143 26 1144 260 1145 1,300 Windows 1146 6 1147 60 1148 300 Compiler 1149 7 1150 70 1151 350 HPO/MGR 1152 7 1153 70 1154 350 Complete 1155 11 1156 110 1157 550

5655-002 Appl. Support Fac. for MVS V3 ASF 0445 4 0446 40 0447 200 Doc. Com. 0448 14 0449 140 0450 700 Doc. WRT 0451 3 0452 30 0453 150

5685-101 DisplayWrite (R)/370 V2 MVS/CICS 4020 11 4021 110 4022 550

5685-106 OfficeVision/MVS (TM) V1 Base 0554 12 0555 120 0556 600 DC 0557 8 0558 80 0559 400 ACF 0560 4 0561 40 0562 200 DW 0563 2 0564 20 0565 100

5695-070 SearchManager/370 V1 2164 24 2165 240 2166 1,200

5655-A68 IMS Recovery Saver V1 0135 8 0136 80 0137 400

5655-103 DITTO/ESA for MVS V1 0460 4 0461 40 0462 200

5655-147 CICS/ESA (R) V5 0641 65 0642 650 0643 3,250

5695-137 MQM MVS/ESA V1 Base 2409 23 2410 230 2411 1,150 Client Attach 2412 5 2413 50 2414 250

5688-121 TPNS V3 2211 18 2212 180 2213 900

5655-064 OE DCE Application Support V1 Base 0510 20 0511 200 0512 1,000 CICS 0513 10 0514 100 0515 500 IMS 0516 10 0517 100 0518 500

5697-D87 IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool 1000 2 1001 20 1002 100

5655-IM2 Intelligent Miner for OS/390 0321 16 0322 160 0323 800

Trademarks

      MVS, MVS/ESA, CommercePOINT, DFSMS, CallPath CICS/MVS, IMS,
      RS/6000, DataPropagator, QMF, and OfficeVision/MVS are
      trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in
      the United States or other countries or both.
      Parallel Sysplex, DB2, OS/390, MQSeries, FlowMark, RAMAC,
      geoManager, CallPath, NetView, CICS, OS/400, APL2, IMS/ESA,
      DataHub, DisplayWrite, and CICS/ESA are registered trademarks
      of International Business Machines Corporation in the United
      States or other countries or both.
      Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
      TME 10 is a trademark of Tivoli Systems, Inc.  in the United
      States or other countries or both.
      Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or
      service marks of others.