IBM United States
Software Announcement 201-089
April 10, 2001
Tivoli Distributed Monitoring V3.7 Can Improve the Availability of Servers in IT Environment
At a Glance
Tivoli Distributed Monitoring can enhance the availability of servers in your IT environment by providing:
For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).
In today's fast moving 24/7/365 business climate, availability often is the most crucial component of any IT environment. Maximizing the availability of critical services is imperative for effectively competing and for maximizing the Return on Investment of the IT infrastructure.
Tivoli® Distributed Monitoring can help solve this problem. This V3.7 release of Distributed Monitoring adds improvements to your ability to monitor key resources and also enhances the best practices support. It allows you to apply best practices out-of-the-box to automate the task of monitoring essential system resources, to detect bottlenecks and potential problems, and to automatically recover from critical situations which can save system administrators from manually scanning through extensive performance data.
Distributed Monitoring can also provide seamless integration with other Tivoli Availability solutions, including Tivoli Business System Manager and Tivoli Enterprise Console®, to provide a true End-to-End Availability solution.
Tivoli Distributed Monitoring requires Tivoli Management Framework V3.6.5, or later.
The new features of Tivoli Distributed Monitoring V3.7 include:
This program is not impacted by euro currency.
Training is available for all Tivoli® products. Education is offered through IBM Education and Training, and through Tivoli Systems. Worldwide information about education offerings is available on the IBM Education and Training home page on the Internet at:
For current information on Tivoli Systems education, call 512-436-8000, or visit the Tivoli Systems home page on the Internet at:
Product information will be available on day of announcement through Offering Information (OITOOL) at:
The following documents will be shipped with the Tivoli Distributed Monitoring V3.7 program in hard copy form.
Order Title Number Distributed Monitoring 3.7 Release Notes. GI10-3023 Distributed Monitoring for Windows(TM) 3.7 GI11-0843 Release Notes
The following publications are shipped on the product CD in electronic form for Tivoli Distributed Monitoring:
Specified Operating Environment
Hardware platforms supporting UNIX® or Windows with the software levels
stated in the
Tivoli requires Tivoli Management Framework V3.6.5, or later and runs on the following software platforms:
Security, Auditability, and Control
Tivoli Distributed Monitoring use the security and auditability features of the operating system software and the Tivoli Management Framework.
The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
Basic License: For ordering information on the base program, refer to Software Announcement 200-017 , dated February 15, 2000. If you require OS/390 platform support for your Distributed Monitoring solution, refer to Software Announcement 200-199 , dated June 27, 2000, and Software Announcement 200-100 dated April 25, 2000.
End of Support: Tivoli support for the 3.6 release of Tivoli Distributed Monitoring on the distributed platforms (not OS/390) will be discontinued 12 months after the general availability of the 3.7 release.
Terms and Conditions
Agreement: IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA), IBM International Agreement for Acquisition of Programs and Support (IIAAPS), IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Support (IAAS), with the Attachment for Support and its Addendum for Tivoli Systems, and an order form.
Support Center applies: Yes Access is available through the Tivoli Support Center, 800-TIVOLI8 (848-6548) Availability: The first year of Tivoli Support is available at no additional charge. The first year starts when the product is shipped to the customer. Subsequent years of Tivoli Support are available for a fee as part of the IAAS, IIAAPS, or any equivalent agreement. Available until the product is discontinued: Twelve months after written notice of product discontinuance, (that is, end-of-life (EOL)) Applicable for: The current release The immediate previous release level for 12 months after the general availability of the current release APAR Mailing Address: Tivoli Systems Inc. 9442 Capital of Texas Highway Austin, TX 78759 USA Attention: Product Development
For all local pricing information contact your IBM representative.
Charges are based on Tivoli Management Points. Charges per Tivoli Management Point are unaffected by this announcement.
Customer Financing: IBM Global Financing offers attractive financing to credit-qualified commercial and government customers and Business Partners in more than 40 countries around the world. IBM Global Financing is provided by the IBM Credit Corporation in the United States. Offerings, rates, terms, and availability may vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization. Country organizations are listed on the Web at:
Use Priority/Reference Code: YE001 Phone: 800-IBM-CALL Fax: 800-2IBM-FAX Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org Mail: IBM Atlanta Sales Center Dept. YE001 P.O. Box 2690 Atlanta, GA 30301-2690
You can also contact your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative. To identify them, call 800-IBM-4YOU.
Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.