IBM United States
Software Announcement 203-172
July 8, 2003
New Pricing for IBM DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering, V8.1
At a Glance
The DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering is priced to fit the needs of the Small and Medium Business (SMB/GMB) marketplace.
With this offer, the server price has been reduced, while the user price has been raised. This pricing structure is more attractive to customers who need SAP archiving capabilities for an organization of 150 or fewer users.
DB2® CommonStore for SAP helps you manage your business more efficiently by regular archiving of your data and documents from SAP R/3. SAP recommends that you archive regularly to maintain optimum online performance and to minimize the time required for database backup and recovery. Continued access to archived data and documents is available directly from the SAP GUI.
DB2 CommonStore for SAP seamlessly integrates DB2 Content Manager, DB2 Content Manager OnDemand, and Tivoli® Storage Manager with SAP R/3 using the SAP ArchiveLink interface. Certified by SAP AG as a complementary software product, it supports all types of data and documents defined in the SAP ArchiveLink specification.
A standard DB2 CommonStore for SAP system requires licenses for one or more servers and for all users who archive and retrieve items through CommonStore. It also requires a separate back-end repository license, available with DB2 Content Manager, DB2 Content Manager OnDemand, or Tivoli Storage Manager.
DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering provides a reduced server price while raising the user price. You may also install several CommonStore for SAP program servers on the same physical server with no requirement to acquire additional server licenses. This pricing structure is especially attractive to organizations with 150 or fewer users who need SAP archiving capabilities.
When you combine this offering with the IBM Content Manager Entry Offering, you become entitled to install necessary back-end repository licenses, from the program package, the Content Manager program server, the Content Manager OnDemand program server for Multiplatforms, and Tivoli Storage Manager.
This entry offering will be even more attractive for SAP customers who have an e-mail management system environment such as Lotus® Domino or Exchange. You can combine the CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering with the following programs:
The combined offerings deliver a total SAP and e-mail archive solution at an attractive price.
Refer to Software Announcement 202-135 , dated June 11, 2002 (IBM Content Manager CommonStore for SAP V8.1)
Planned Availability Date
July 11, 2003
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DB2® CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering publications are shipped in softcopy format.
Title Language IBM DB2 CommonStore for SAP -- Server Installation and Users Guide English Client Installation and Users Guide English
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Refer to Content Manager CommonStore for SAP Software Announcement 202-135 , dated June 11, 2002.
All orders for this product are placed through Passport Advantage.
You should order the appropriate number of license and maintenance authorizations that meet your requirements.
Entry Licensing DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering
If you have acquired a license to the DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering (CSSAPEO) (5724-E31), then your use of the CSSAPEO is governed by the same terms as the standard Content Manager CommonStore for SAP (CSSAP) program (5724-B87) except as expressly modified herein. The program server and user authorization charge units available under CSSAP are also available through CSSAPEO. However, if you have acquired the CSSAPEO, you must license your additional user authorizations through the CSSAPEO user charge unit. Conversely, if you have acquired CSSAP, you must license your additional user authorizations through the CSSAP user charge unit.
In contrast to the CSSAP license, with CSSAPEO you may install several CSSAP program servers on the same physical server with no requirement to acquire additional server licenses.
Use of DB2 Content Manager or DB2 Content Manager OnDemand with CSSAP or CSSAPEO
If you choose to use Content Manager or Content Manager OnDemand for your backend repository, with each CSSAP or CSSAPEO server, you need one Content Manager or Content Manager OnDemand Concurrent User license (one Concurrent User License comes with the server product). In addition, at least one additional Content Manager or Content Manager OnDemand Concurrent User license is required for the administration of the archive.
Security, Auditability, and Control
DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware or software.
The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
This product is only available via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.
Passport Advantage Licensing
DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering
Part Program Name Number CommonStore for SAP Entry Of D52FBLL Server Install License & SW Maintenance 12 Months CommonStore for SAP Entry Of Server E00S8LL Install SW Maintenance Annual Renewal CommonStore for SAP Entry Of Users D52FCLL SW Maintenance Reinstatement 12 Months CommonStore for SAP Entry Of Users D52F7LL License & SW Maintenance 12 Months CommonStore for SAP Entry Of Users E00S7LL SW Maintenance Annual Renewal CommonStore for SAP Entry Of D52F8LL Server Install SW Maintenance Reinstatement 12
DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering, V8.1 (CSSAPEO) customers may trade up to DB2 CommonStore for SAP, V8.1 (CSSAP) with the following orderable components:
Server Trade-Up One DB2 CSSAPEO server license gives the right to trade up to one DB2 CSSAP server. If the customer has more than one DB2 CSSAPEO server installs on the same physical machine, and if they would like to have the same number of server installs on the same physical machine with CSSAP, they should acquire equivalent number of new DB2 CommonStore for SAP server licenses.
User Trade-Up For each DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering User license, you must acquire one User Trade-Up license.
Part Program Name Number DB2 COMMONSTORE FOR SAP SERVER TRADE-UP CS SAP Svr Fr CS SAP EO Svr D52F3LL TRDUP LIC+SW MAINT 12 MO DB2 COMMONSTORE FOR SAP USER TRADE-UP CS SAP User From CS SAP EO User D52F2LL TRDUP LIC+SW MAINT 12 MO
For details, refer to Entry Licensing DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering in the Supplemental Information section.
Passport Advantage Supply
Part Program Name Number DB2 COMMONSTORE FOR SAP ENTRY OFFERING Media Pack Multilingual (French, BF019ML Korean, Chinese -- Simplified, Spanish, Portuguese Brazilian, German, Japanese, Chinese -- Traditional, English US, Czech, Slovakian, Italian, Polish) Microsoft(TM) Windows (R) 2000, AIX(R) V4, HP-UX 10.x, Microsoft Windows XP, OS/400(R) V4, OS/400 V5, Microsoft Windows NT(R), AIX V5, HP-UX 11.x CD-ROM Digital Disk -- ISO 9660 Standard V8.1.0
Passport Advantage Customer: Media Pack Entitlement Details
Customers with active maintenance or subscription for the products listed below are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.
DB2 CommonStore for SAP Entry Offering
Entitled Maintenance Media Packs Part Offerings Description Description Number DB2 CommonStore CommonStore for SAP BF019ML for SAP Entry Entry Of Offering User Multilingual (French, Korean, Chinese -- Simplified, Spanish, Portuguese Brazilian, German, Japanese, Chinese -- Traditional, English U.S., Czech, Slovakian, Italian, Polish) Windows 2000, AIX V4, HP-UX 10.x, Windows XP, OS/400 V4, OS/400 V5, Windows NT, AIX V5, HP-UX 11.x CD-ROM Digital Disk -- ISO 9660 Standard DB2 CommonStore CommonStore for SAP BF019ML for SAP Entry Entry Of Offering Server Multilingual (French, Korean, Chinese -- Simplified, Spanish, Portuguese Brazilian, German, Japanese, Chinese -- Traditional, English U.S., Czech, Slovakian, Italian, Polish) Windows 2000, AIX V4, HP-UX 10.x, Windows XP, OS/400 V4, OS/400 V5, Windows NT, AIX V5, HP-UX 11.x CD-ROM Digital Disk -- ISO 9660 Standard
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