IBM United States
Software Announcement 201-143
May 8, 2001
IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for OS/390, V1.1 Helps Maximize CICS System and Application Performance
At a Glance
IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for OS/390, V1.1 can help optimize system and application performance by:
IBM CICS® Performance Analyzer for OS/390®, V1.1 (CICS PA) produces a wide range of reports and extracts that will help you tune and manage your CICS systems.
CICS PA can help:
Comprehensive Report Analysis
The CICS PA reports analyze all facets of your CICS systems, including:
Additional Reporting Functions
CICS PA also provides:
IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for OS/390 (CICS PA) analyzes the SMF records created by the CICS Monitoring Facility (CMF) to produce a wide range of reports and extracts that will help you tune and manage your CICS systems.
CICS PA Provides Reports for All Facets of CICS Systems
Accessibility by People with Disabilities
For software offerings:
The following features support use by people with disabilities:
This program is not impacted by euro currency.
Product information will be available on day of announcement through Offering Information (OITOOL) at:
The following publications are shipped with the product.
Order Title Number CICS(R) Performance Analyzer SC34-5956 User's Guide and Reference V1R1 Program Directory: CICS Performance GI10-2540 Analyzer
Specified Operating Environment
IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for OS/390 operates with the following CICS versions and requires SMP/E Version 1 (5668-949) for installation and maintenance:
Direct Customer Support: Direct customer support is provided by IBM Operational Support Services Support Line. This fee service enhances customers' productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. IBM Operational Support Services Support Line will help answer questions pertaining to usage, and suspected software defects for eligible products.
Installation and technical support is provided by Global Services. For more information call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).
Security, Auditability, and Control
IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for OS/390 uses the security and auditability features of the supported CICS and/or OS/390 systems.
The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for OS/390 is an IPLA product with a single charge based on installations.
The product also has a SW Subscription and Support orderable, required in order to provide the same level of support as is delivered with standard IBM S/390® ICA offerings, including voice defect support, together with code updates. It has a single annual charge which, if ordering, must be purchased in the same quantity as IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for OS/390.
OTC Program Feature Description Number Number CICS Performance Analyzer for OS/390 Per Install 5655-F38 0001
OTC = One-Time Charge
Medium Feature Description Number Medium CICS PA for OS/390 5801 Magnetic tape 9-track 6250 bpi CICS PA for OS/390 5802 3480 1/2-inch tape cartridge CICS PA for OS/390 6502 4-mm DAT cartridge
SW Subscription and Support: To order the SW Subscription and Annual Support, specify Program Number 5655-G43 and the feature number from the table below. Also specify the feature number of the distribution medium (6501).
The quantity of SW Subscription and Support licenses must be equal to the number of OTC licenses ordered.
SW Subscription Subscription/ Order under Program and Support for Support Number 5655-G43 CICS Performance for Standard Support Analyzer for Program Annual Charge OS/390 Number Feature Number Per Install 5655-F38 0001
Specify the feature number of the distribution medium:
Medium Feature Description Number Medium SW Subscription and Support 6501 Paper for CICS Performance Analyzer for OS/390
Customization Options: Select the appropriate feature numbers to customize your order with delivery options desired. These features can be specified on the initial or MES orders.
Example: If publications are not desired for the initial order, specify feature number 3470 to ship media only. For future updates, specify feature number 3480 to ship media updates only. If, in the future, publication updates are required, order an MES to remove feature number 3480; then, the publications will ship with the next release of the program.
Feature Description Number Initial Shipments Serial Number Only (suppresses shipment 3444 of media and documentation) Ship Media Only (suppresses initial 3470 shipment of documentation) Ship Documentation Only (suppresses 3471 initial shipment of media) Update Shipments Ship Media Updates Only (suppresses 3480 update shipment of documentation) Ship Documentation Only (suppresses 3481 update shipment of media) Suppress Updates (suppresses update 3482 shipment of media and documentation) Feature Description Number Expedite Shipments Local IBM Office Expedite 3445 (for IBM use only) Customer Expedite Process Charge 3446 ($30 charge for each product)
Expedite shipments will be processed to receive 72-hour delivery from the
time IBM Software Delivery and Fulfillment (SDF) receives the order. SDF
will then ship the order via overnight air transportation.
IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for OS/390 is shipped via Customized Offerings (CBPDO, ServerPac, Systempac®). Publications will be shipped via the Stand-alone product.
Terms and Conditions
These products are licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA), and the associated Agreement for Acquisition of Support, and the Addendum for Support (Z125-6435) which provides for support with ongoing access to releases and versions of the program. These programs have a one-time license charge for use of the program and an ongoing recurring 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 IBM Operational Support Services Support Line is an option for those customers who desire added services.
Contact your IBM representative for charges information for this announcement.
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