IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS V5.2 implements data retention policies that help meet regulatory requirements

IBM United States Software Announcement 203-341
December 16, 2003

 ENUS203-341.PDF (45KB)

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At a glance Offering information
Overview Publications
Key prerequisites Technical information
Planned availability date Ordering information
Description Terms and conditions
Reference information Prices
Education support Order now
 
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(Corrected on January 31, 2004)

Changes made in the On/Off Capacity on Demand section.
 

At a glance

Data retention protection capabilities of Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS and z/VM are enhanced with the addition of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS V5.2 to the Tivoli Storage Manager family of products. These IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS enhancements include:

  • Data retention protection: Designed to prevent deletion of objects until the retention criterion for the object is satisfied
  • Event-based retention policy: Retention time for objects is based on a time interval after the occurrence of a retention-initiating event
  • Expiration/deletion suspension (deletion hold): Designed to prevent deletion of objects until the deletion hold is released

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Overview

IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS® enhances the already function-rich data retention capability of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS and z/VM1 to provide for data retention policies that help meet regulatory requirements2.

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS, and its complementary products, provide a comprehensive solution focused on the key data protection activities of backup, archive, recovery, space management, and disaster planning. Tivoli Storage Manager enables high availability of business applications by providing outstanding data protection and unique technology to help improve performance and storage resource utilization. Additionally, optional application modules for mail, databases, application servers, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and hardware provide higher levels of application and hardware integration with the data protection process.

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS's existing policy-based data management capabilities help meet the needs of many regulated industries today through an open application programming interface (API). For applications which use the Tivoli Storage Manager API, Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS strengthens IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS's data management capabilities because it is designed to prevent data deletion before the retention criteria is satisfied. Content management and archive applications can utilize the Tivoli Storage Manager API to apply business policy management for ultimate deletion of archived files at the appropriate time.

What's new with Tivoli Storage Manager

Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS is enhanced to help meet additional requirements defined by the regulatory agencies for retention and disposition of data. These enhancements include new functionality delivered in three key areas:

  • Data retention protection
  • Event-based retention management
  • Expiration/deletion suspension (deletion hold)
1
For future reference in this announcement, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS and z/VM® is referred to as Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS.

2
IBM's customer is responsible for ensuring its own compliance with legal requirements. It is the customer's sole responsibility to obtain advice of competent legal counsel as to the identification and interpretation of any relevant laws and regulatory requirements that may affect the customer's business and any actions the customer may need to take to comply with such laws. IBM does not provide legal advice or represent or warrant that its services or products will ensure that the customer is in compliance with any law.

 
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Key prerequisites

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS (5698-A11) is the prerequisite for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS, which is only supported on the z/OS operating system platform.
 
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Planned availability date

January 16, 2004


 
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Description

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS extends its function-rich data retention capability to provide for data retention policies that help meet regulatory requirements for data retention and disposition. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS's existing policy-based data management capabilities helps meet the needs of many regulated industries today through an open API. This support falls into two functional areas:

  • Access control
  • Data protection

Access control: Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS is designed to prevent modification to files archived in Tivoli Storage Manager, thereby helping to preserve the data as fixed and unalterable. Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS can prevent deletion of the data by unauthorized agents (people or applications) prior to the expiration of the retention time specified in the Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS policy. An application using the Tivoli Storage Manager API is required to provide Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention capabilities. Content management and archive applications can utilize the Tivoli Storage Manager API to apply business policy management for ultimate deletion of archived data at the appropriate time.

Data protection: Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS can provide backup protection of non-alterable copies of data. This includes archive copies stored at a physically separate facility which may be required by government regulations. Storing copies at a separate facility can be accomplished by creating archives on-site and physically transporting and tracking the media, or by using remote distance storage attachments to perform the backup directly to the physically separate site. Multiple backup copies of the data can be created and managed through Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS's Copy Storage Pools to automate both on-site and off-site storage and management of data.

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager differentiation

Content management and archive applications, utilizing the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager API, can provide intelligent integration and management of data based on business needs. This integration provides a solution that is designed to work together for consistent management of data, linking the business policy to data protection infrastructure.

Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS supports an extensive number of devices and device types for storage of data. Unlike other solutions that utilize a single hardware device, Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS allows the user to choose the device and media most appropriate to the business, and migrate the data throughout a storage hierarchy based on policy.

What's new for Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS V5.2.2 archive API data

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS is being enhanced to help meet additional requirements defined by the regulatory agencies for retention and disposition of data. The new IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS enhancements will be delivered in three key areas:

  • Data retention protection
  • Event-based retention management
  • Expiration/deletion suspension

Data retention protection: Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS currently is designed to prevent the modification of data under Tivoli Storage Manager control and the deletion of that data by unauthorized agents (individual or program). The new Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS functionality extends this protection to help prevent the deletion by any agent prior to the expiration of the retention period. This helps assure that neither individuals nor programs can maliciously or accidentally delete data under Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS control.

Event-based retention management: Event-based retention policy provides for retention management of data based on business events. This allows the user to specify specific triggers affecting the retention of data relative to the occurrence of a business event such as the closure of a bank account. This more closely aligns Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS's data retention policy with business requirements for data.

Expiration/deletion suspension (deletion hold): This provides the ability to suspend deletion of specified objects in response to a pending or ongoing action that requires that particular data be held. Upon determination that the suspension is no longer required, normal expiration timing resumes per the original retention period.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

For software offerings:

The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS has been reviewed for Accessibility Readiness, and an IBM accessibility checklist has been completed.

The following features support use by people with disabilities:

  • Operation by keyboard alone using Command Line Interface, Windows™ 2000, and XP Native GUI
  • Screen readers for use by people with visual impairment when using Command Line Interface
  • Screen magnifiers for use by people with visual impairment when using Command Line Interface, Windows 2000, and XP Native GUI
  • Optional display of audio alerts for people with hearing impairment using Windows 2000 and XP Native GUI
  • Optional font enlargement and high-contrast display settings for Windows 2000 and XP Native GUI

Value Unit based pricing

Value Unit based pricing will help to align the prices of these products to the principle of the PSLC pricing curve which provides for a lower price per MSU (millions of service units per hour) for larger capacities.

There is also a price benefit when customers grow their capacity. Additional capacity will be based on the number of Value Units (MSUs) the customer has already installed, for example, additional capacity will not be priced starting at the base with a higher price per unit but on the capacity that is already installed.

Note that Value Units of a given product cannot be exchanged/interchanged/aggregated with Value Units of another product.

IPLA and Subscription and Support considerations

IPLA licenses can be transferred from one machine to another within, but not limited to an enterprise. The customer may aggregate the capacity for all the processors the product is operated on to achieve a more economic price. This will result in a single Proof of Entitlement. It is the customer's responsibility to manage the distribution of Value Units within the limits of the entitlement of the product license.

Subscription and Support must cover the same capacity as the product license entitlement. Subscription and Support will be available in the country in which the agreement is made.
 
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Reference information

For information on Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS V5.2, you may refer to Software Announcement 203-095 , dated April 8, 2003.

Trademarks

 
z/OS, Tivoli, and z/VM are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

 
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Education support

Training is available, or will be available, for IBM Tivoli® products. Education is offered through IBM Learning Services, and through IBM Tivoli Authorized Training Providers.

For current information on IBM Tivoli software education, visit the IBM Tivoli software education Web page at:

Current schedule information for IBM Tivoli training is available on the IBM Tivoli software education schedules Web page at:


 
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Offering information

Product information will be available on day of announcement through the Offering Information Web site at:


 
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Publications

No publications are shipped with this program.

The following publications can be ordered from the IBM Publications Center after January 16, 2004.

Title                                        Order number
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager OS/390(R) and     GC32-0775
 z/OS(R) Administrator's Guide V5.2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager OS/390 and        GC32-0776
 z/OS Administrator's Reference V5.2

For a list of the other Tivoli Storage Manager publications that are available, refer to Software Announcement 203-095 , dated April 8, 2003.

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 in 50 countries around the world. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries, free of charge.

The IBM Publications Notification System (PNS)

PNS enables subscribers to set up profiles of interest by order number/product number. PNS subscribers automatically receive notifications by e-mail of all new publications defined in their profiles. These may then be downloaded via the Publications Center. The site is available in English and Canadian French.
 
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Technical information

Specified operating environment

Hardware and software requirements: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS runs on the z/OS and OS/390 operating system platforms.

The devices supported by Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS are also supported by Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS.

For detailed hardware and software requirements, as well as information on installability and conversion, refer to Software Announcement 203-095 , dated April 8, 2003.

In addition, for the most current support and related information for Tivoli Storage Manager products, refer to the Tivoli Storage Manager Web site:

Additional information

Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS V5.2.2, available January 16, 2004, includes Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS, and the corresponding V5.2.2 archive API clients. To implement the new data retention capabilities, you need to install a new Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS server and then enable data retention protection. Once Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS is enabled on a Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS server, it cannot be disabled and all data stored on that Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS server will be subject to the data retention policies.

Limitations: Some of the Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS server management functions which operate differently in a Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS and Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS environment include:

  • Import
  • Server device class
  • Client data policy modification

For more specific information, refer to the Tivoli Storage Manager Administrator's Guide, listed in the Publications section of this announcement.

Performance considerations: Performance for Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS will vary depending upon a customer's particular configuration, the client/server options, and customization.

Planning information

Direct customer support: Direct customer support is provided by IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel. This fee service enhances customers' productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel 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).

For technical support or assistance, go to:

Or you may contact your IBM representative for additional assistance.

Packaging: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS is distributed with:

  • International Program License Agreement (Z125-3301)
  • License Information document (GC23-4478)
  • Tivoli Storage Manager Publications CD (SK3T-8176)

Note: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS V5.2.2 is a prerequisite for Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS. The Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS V5.2.2 PTFs for APAR PQ81086, available December 19, 2003, deliver the new data retention function. You must purchase Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS to be licensed to use this function.

Security, auditability, and control

Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS uses the security and auditability features of the host software.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
 
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Ordering information

Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS is a server product which has one charge unit: Value Units.

Note: Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS is a prerequisite for Tivoli Storage Manager for Data Retention for z/OS. For ordering information for Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition for z/OS, refer to Software Announcement 203-095 , dated April 8, 2003.

Value Unit exhibit VUE007

               MSUs      MSUs       Value Units/
               minimum   maximum    MSUs
 
Base             1         3        1
Tier A           4        45        0.45
Tier B          46       175        0.36
Tier C         176       315        0.27
Tier D         316         +        0.2

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

                    Value Units/
Hardware            machine
 
MP3000 H30           6
MP3000 H50           8
MP3000 H70          12
ESL Models           2

Ordering example:

The total number of Value Units is calculated according to the following example.

If the customer has installed 1,500 MSUs, the applicable Value Units would be:

Translation from MSUs to Value Units
 
                              Value                 Value
            MSUs       *      Units/MSUs     =      Units
 
Base            3      *      1.00           =        3.00
Tier A         42      *       .45           =       18.90
Tier B        130      *       .36           =       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 to be rounded up to the next integer.

Example: In the above ordering example, for the product running on a machine with 1,500 MSUs requiring 344 Value Units, order feature number for quantity 1 for quantity 94, and feature number for quantity 250 for quantity 1, for a total of 344 Value Units.

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 Business Partner) to handle your order via the traditional IBM ordering process. For more details and availability, visit the ShopzSeries Web site at:

The products in this announcement have one charge unit — Value Units.

Value Units for IBM 9672 Processors will be based upon the full capacity of these systems. This is applicable to all S/390-based systems that are measured on MSU capacity. Information on MSU capacities can be found in the "IBM System/370™, System/390® and zSeries® Machine Exhibit," Z125-3901.

Value Units for zSeries will be based upon full MSU capacity as defined in the Machine Exhibits.

There will be a tool available that provides support for transforming the MSU-based capacities of S/390 systems to new Value Units by calculating the applicable number of Value Units for a given number of MSUs.

Basic license: To order, specify the program number, feature number 9001 for asset registration, and the one-time charge (OTC) feature number. Also specify the feature number of the desired distribution medium. To suppress shipment of media, select the license-only option in CFSW.

 
                                             One-
                                             time
                                             charge
                                  Program    feature
Description                       number     number
 
Tivoli Storage Manager for        5698-A25
 Data Retention for z/OS
    1 Value Unit                             4097
  250 Value Units                            4098
   MSU-Day Authorizations:
    Per 1 On Off Capacity on                 4099
     Demand Temporary Use Charge
    Per 250 On Off Capacity on               4100
     Demand Temporary Use Charge
 

Subscription and Support

To receive voice technical support via telephone during normal business hours, and future releases and versions, at no additional charge, Subscription and Support must be ordered. The capacity of Subscription and Support (Value Units) must be the same as the capacity ordered for the product licenses.

To order, specify the support program number and feature number 9001 for asset registration. Also, specify the desired charge number.

IBM is also providing Subscription and Support for this product via a separately purchased offering under the terms of the IBM International Agreement for Acquisition of Support (IAAS). 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 customer is not entitled to new products.

Once Subscription and Support is ordered, the charges will renew automatically annually unless cancelled by the customer.

To decline Subscription and Support, specify the program number and the Decline (no charge) feature number listed below.

                                             Annual
                                             support
                                             charge
                                  Program    feature
Description                       number     number
 
Subscription and Support for
 Tivoli Storage Manager           5698-S57
 for z/OS
    1 Value Unit                             4107
  250 Value Units                            4108
  Decline S&S (no charge)                    4101
  Per 1 MSU Registration (no charge)         4104
  Per 250 MSU Registration (no charge)       4105

Basic machine-readable material: The distribution media features in the following table apply to the program numbers listed. To order, select the distribution medium feature for the desired program number.

Program
number     Description
 
5698-A25   Tivoli Storage Manager for Data
            Retention for z/OS

               Feature        Distribution
Language       number         medium
 
English        5809           CD-ROM

Program
Number     Description
 
5698-S57   Subscription and Support

               Feature        Distribution
Language       number         medium
 
English        5809           Hardcopy

Customized Offerings

Product media is shipped only via Customized Offerings (for example, CBPDO, ServerPac, Systempac®). Non-customized items (CDs, diskettes, source media, media kits) will continue to be shipped via the stand-alone product.
 
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Terms and conditions

Agreement: IBM International Program License Agreement. Proofs of Entitlement (PoE) are required for all authorized use.

These products are licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA), and the associated Agreement for Acquisition of Support, and the Addendum for Support Z125-6883 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 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 zSeries IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel is an option for those customers who desire added services.

Limited warranty applies: Yes

Warranty: This program has warranty for a minimum of one year from acquisition from IBM or authorized Business Partner. The warranty provided to the customer, for at least one year from acquisition, is access to databases (read Web sites) for program information, FAQs, including any known fixes to defects, which the customer can download or obtain otherwise and install at their leisure.

Program support: Enhanced Support, called Subscription and Support, 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. The customer will be notified of discontinuance of support with 12 months notice.

Money-back guarantee: If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program, return it within 30 days from the invoice date, to the party (either IBM or its reseller) from whom you acquired it, for a refund. This applies only to your first acquisition of the program.

Copy and use on home/portable computer: No

Volume orders (IVO): No

Passport Advantage® applies: No

Use limitation applies: Yes. Usage is limited to the quantity of Value Units licensed.

Software Maintenance applies: No

For operating system software, the 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. For complete lists of products supported under the SoftwareXcel offering, refer to our Web site at:

For additional information on the IBM Operational Support Services, refer to Services Announcement 601-023 , dated July 10, 2001.

IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel: Yes

AIX®/UNIX® Upgrade Protection applies: No

Entitled Upgrade for current AIX/UNIX Upgrade Protection licensees: No

iSeries™ Software Subscription applies: No

Variable charges apply: No

Educational allowance available: Yes, 15% education allowance applies to qualified education institution customers.

On/Off Capacity on Demand

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


 
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Prices

The prices 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.

                                              One-
                                              time
                                              charge     One-
                                   Program    feature    time
Description                        number     number     charge
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager         5698-A25
 for Data Retention for z/OS
       1 Value Unit                           4097       $  1,670
     250 Value Units                          4098        417,500
 MSU-Day Authorizations:
  Per On Off Capacity on                      4099              7
   Demand Temporary Use Charge
  Per 250 On Off Capacity on                  4100          1,750
   Demand Temporary Use Charge
 
                                              Annual
                                              support
                                              charge
                                   Program    feature    Annual
Description                        number     number     charge
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager         5698-S57
 for Data Retention for z/OS
 Software Subscription and Support
       1 Value Unit                           4107       $   330
     250 Value Units                          4108        82,500

Global Financing

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To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

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 Fax:       800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
 Internet:  ibm_direct@vnet.ibm.com
 Mail:      The Americas Call Centers
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            P.O. Box 2690
            Atlanta, GA  30301-2690
 
 Reference: LE001

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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

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System/370 and iSeries are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Tivoli, OS/390, z/OS, S/390, System/390, zSeries, Systempac, Passport Advantage, AIX, and pSeries are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
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