IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS V4.1 helps enable effective software asset management for IBM eServer zSeries programs

IBM United States Software Announcement 206-013
January 24, 2006

 

 ENUS206-013.PDF (68KB)

Table of contents   Document options  
TOC link At a glance TOC link Publications
TOC link Overview TOC link Technical information
TOC link Key prerequisites TOC link IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing
TOC link Planned availability date TOC link Ordering information
TOC link Description TOC link Terms and conditions
TOC link Reference information TOC link IBM Electronic Services
TOC link Education support TOC link Prices
TOC link Offering Information TOC link Order now
 
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At a glance

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS V4.1 is designed to provide beneficial information that can help you:

  • Identify and reduce or eliminate unused and infrequently used software
  • Adhere to your vendor license agreements and in maintaining appropriate internal controls
  • Perform efficient server consolidations
  • Optimize software and hardware capacity upgrades
  • Improve operational performance and reduce maintenance costs
  • Validate invoices and effectively charge back for usage
  • Improve disaster recovery and business continuation
  • Generate potential savings that can enable the redeployment of software dollars to fund new software acquisitions and projects that return business value

IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS

  • Consists of IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS and IBM Tivoli Contract Compliance Manager
  • Adds contract management capabilities to your solution

For ordering, contact:

Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: LE001).
 
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Overview

Leading Global 2000 companies and IT outsourcers incorporate IBM Tivoli® License Compliance Manager for z/OS® as an essential part of their software asset management practice. They do so because IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS identifies software inventory and use activity to help users manage software costs and contract compliance in the mainframe environment. It can help align software spending with business priorities, reduce software costs, and manage compliance risk so you can allocate additional resources to priority projects.

The software inventory and use information, provided by Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS V4.1, can help enable IT personnel to:

  • Identify software inventory with little or no use which reduces unnecessary license fees
  • Proactively manage and verify contract compliance
  • Prepare for contract negotiations and audits by gathering key information
  • Monitor software use trends and to plan financially optimal capacity upgrades and server consolidations
  • Plan the migration off older version and duplicate-function software
  • Enhance the charge-back process by enabling the allocation of the expensive low-use software to the appropriate department
  • Improve disaster recovery planning with software use information

As a stand-alone solution, Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS helps solve two major information challenges needed for effective software asset management such as:

  • Identifying software inventory
  • Measuring who uses what products in which LPAR

Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS V4.1 includes:

  • Faster and more efficient surveys
  • Improved identification capability

IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS is a solution offering that consists of both IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS and IBM Tivoli Contract Compliance Manager. The addition of IBM Tivoli Contract Compliance Manager adds contract management capabilities which can assist users in their efforts to manage unique agreements, assist with license compliance verification, preparation and maintenance of budgets, tracking of invoice payments, control of password allocation, and timely reminders of important dates.
 
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Key prerequisites

Platform supporting z/OS V1.4 or later.
 
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Planned availability date

January 27, 2006
 
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Description

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS provides mainframe software inventory and use activity information that can help a manager of software assets to manage compliance risk and costs.

Having a detailed accounting of software assets and use activity allows software asset managers to find and remove redundant, unused, and infrequently used software. As a result, organizations can avoid unnecessary licensing fees, as well as the costs of related hardware, capacity, and maintenance. Additionally, for low use high cost software, organizations can accurately charge application use back to the responsible departments.

Optimize IT planning and upgrading

Planning for future software and hardware purchases is often a difficult proposition. With budgets that are too high and valuable resources that are wasted, IT organizations have trouble meeting performance goals.

Detailed reports in IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS show which applications are being used by whom, enabling planning with greater insight. Understanding where to consolidate or upgrade mainframe servers supporting your applications can help you achieve greater cost and performance optimization. Planning the migration of an application to a smaller mainframe or LPAR can help minimize license and maintenance fees that are based on capacity. If actual software use is known, organizations have the context and understanding which can be helpful in their efforts to negotiate favorable maintenance contracts.

When it is time to upgrade or renew software, Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS helps organizations identify cost-effective configurations that are optimal for your company's use patterns and related needs.

Facilitate compliance with software contracts and regulatory mandates

In today's competitive software market, vendors have stepped up their efforts to ensure companies comply with related contracts. Unfortunately, organizations that run hundreds or even thousands of applications and manage unpredictable mainframe workloads often unknowingly exceed their software use agreements.

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS can be used to automate the painstaking process of keeping an up-to-date inventory of software and related use. The product's reports can help you in your efforts to demonstrate compliance to software vendors and maintain financial controls.

Create an end-to-end software asset management solution

As a stand-alone solution, Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS helps solve two major challenges associated with effective software asset management:

  • Identifying software inventory
  • Measuring actual use

Additionally, you can extend the value of IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS by integrating it with Tivoli Contract Compliance Manager. By doing so, organizations can link software use with the details of your corresponding license agreements and related costs. Having crucial contract information available can help organizations with their efforts to compliance and negotiate future contracts with great insight and flexibility.

Add Tivoli License Manager for distributed systems, and thereby deploy a robust end-to-end software asset management solution that is designed to help users minimize costs and align software spending with your business needs. In this way, Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS, Tivoli Contract Compliance Manager, and Tivoli License Manager for distributed systems play a key role in the IBM IT service management strategy, which focuses on automating and integrating IT processes across the enterprise.

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS offers several key features that makes it flexible, efficient, and easy-to-use. The features, advantages, and benefits are:

Features        Advantages                   Benefits
 
Software        Automates the process of     Provides verification of
 product         identifying software         where products are
 identification  products through a           installed
                 periodically run surveyor
                 and identification process
 
 
Software        Automated continuous         Provides software use
 product use     monitoring of batch or       information that can be
 reporting       interactive software         essential for software
                 product use invocation       asset management
                 analysis and decisions
 
 
Task oriented   Simplifies the work          Software asset managers
 GUI             asset managers need to do    can focus
                 to quickly obtain key        on managing software
                 information to help them     costs and compliance
                 make decisions               not just on the task
                 of obtaining
                 information
 
Fully           Software inventory and       The three key sets of
 integrated      use information is linked    information needed
 with Tivoli     to contract and financial    to help make
 Contract        information                  effective software
 Compliance      asset management
 Manager         decisions are
                 available in a
                 single GUI

Value Unit-based pricing

Value Unit pricing for eligible IBM eServer zSeries® IPLA programs enables a lower cost of incremental growth and enterprise aggregation. Each zSeries IPLA product with Value Unit pricing has a single price per Value Unit and a conversion matrix, called Value Unit Exhibit, for converting from some designated measurement to Value Units. Most commonly Millions of Service Units (MSUs) is the measurement designated by IBM to be converted to Value Units. Some other measurements are engines or messages. Since MSUs are the most common measurement, that measurement will be used for the remainder of this description.

Value Unit pricing offers price benefits for customers. For each zSeries IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the "required license capacity." Each of the various Value Unit Exhibits stipulates that the larger your required license capacity, the fewer Value Units per MSU you will need. Value Unit Exhibits are uniquely identified by a three digit code and referred to using the nomenclature VUExxx, where xxx is the three digit code.

Subsequent acquisitions of Value Unit priced programs offers additional price benefits for customers. The quantity of each zSeries IPLA program that you have acquired is referred to as "entitled license capacity." If you wish to grow your entitled license capacity for a zSeries IPLA program, the calculation to determine additional needed Value Units is based upon the number of Value Units already acquired.

For each zSeries IPLA program with Value Unit Pricing, you should:

  • Determine the required license capacity in MSUs
  • Aggregate the MSUs across the enterprise
  • Convert the total MSUs to Value Units, using the applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • Multiply the price per Value Unit by the total number of Value Units to determine the total cost

To simplify conversion from the designated measurement to Value Units or vice-versa, use the Value Unit Converter Tool. For additional information or to obtain a copy of the Value Unit Converter Tool, visit the Value Unit Converter Tool Web site

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

To determine the required license capacity for the zSeries IPLA program you selected, refer to the Terms and conditions section.
 
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Reference information

IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS includes IBM Tivoli Contract Compliance Manager. Refer to Software Announcement 205-187 , dated August 9, 2005, for detailed information on IBM Tivoli Contract Compliance Manager.

Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 206-013

Trademarks

 
The e-business logo, z/OS, Tivoli, and zSeries 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.

 
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Education support

Training is available or will be available for IBM Tivoli® products. Education is offered through IBM Global Services — IT Education Services and through IBM Tivoli Software 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 is available via the Offering Information Web site


 
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Publications

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS® V4.1 is shipped with the following hardcopy publications:

                                                  Form
Title                                             number
 
Program Directory                                 GI13-0371
IPLA License Information                          GC32-2276

IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS V4.1 is shipped with the following hardcopy publications:

                                                  Form
Title                                             number
 
Program Directory                                 GI11-6460
IPLA License Information                          GC32-2277
Memo to user                                      GI11-4093
Release Notes                                     SC32-1225

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 for 50 countries. 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) enables subscribers to set up profiles of interest by order number/product number. PNS subscribers automatically receive e-mail notifications of all new publications defined in their profiles. These may then be ordered/downloaded from the Publications Center

The site is available in English and Canadian French.


 
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Technical information

Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

The platforms that support operating systems are listed in the Software requirements section.

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS GUI server hardware requirements are:

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 processor 2 GHz, or higher
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 10 GB free disk space

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS GUI client requirements are:

  • Intel Pentium 4 processor 1 GHz, or higher
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 5 GB free disk space

Software requirements

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS V4.1 requires:

  • z/OS V1.4, or later

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS GUI server operating system requires:

  • Windows™ SQL Server 2000
  • Windows SQL Server 2003

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS GUI client operating system requires:

  • Windows 2000 Professional
  • Windows XP Professional

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS GUI system requirements are:

  • Microsoft™ .NET Framework 1.1, or later
  • SQLXML V3.0 SP2®

Limitations: IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS is available only in U.S. English.

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, contact your IBM representative or visit

Packaging

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS and IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS are distributed with:

  • International Program License Agreement (Z125-3301)
  • License Information document
  • 3480 tape cartridge
  • Publications (refer to the Publications section)

Security, auditability, and control

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS and IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS use the security and auditability features of the operating system 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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IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing

IBM Tivoli software products are priced using IBM Tivoli's Enhanced Value-Based Pricing. The Enhanced Value-Based Pricing system is based upon the IBM Tivoli Environment-Managed Licensing Model, which uses a managed-environment approach, whereby price is determined by what is managed rather than the number and type of product components installed.

For example, all servers monitored with IBM Tivoli's monitoring product (IBM Tivoli Monitoring) require entitlements sufficient for those servers. Other IBM Tivoli products may manage clients, client devices, agents, network nodes, users, or other items, and are licensed and priced accordingly.

Unlike typical systems management licensing models that require entitlements of specific software components to specific systems, the IBM Tivoli Environment-Managed Licensing Model provides the customer flexibility to deploy its IBM Tivoli software products within its environment in a manner that can address and respond to the customer's evolving architecture. That is, as the architecture of a customer's environment changes, the customer's implementation of IBM Tivoli software can be altered, as needed, without affecting the customer's license requirements (as long as the customer does not exceed its entitlements to the software).

Under Enhanced Value-Based Pricing, licensing and pricing of server-oriented applications are determined based upon the server's use in the customer's environment. Typically, such applications are licensed and priced in a manner that corresponds to each installed and activated processor of the server managed by the IBM Tivoli application to help correlate price to value while offering a simple solution.

Where a server is physically partitioned, this approach is modified. This partitioning technique is the approach used with systems that have either multiple cards or multiple frames, each of which can be configured independently. For servers capable of physical partitioning (for example, IBM's pSeries® Scalable POWERparallel Systems® servers, Sun Ultra servers, and HP Superdome servers), an entitlement is required for each processor in the physical partition being managed by the Tivoli application. For example, assume that a server has 24 processors installed in aggregate. If this server is not partitioned, entitlements are required for all 24 processors. If, however, it is physically partitioned into three partitions each containing eight processors, and Tivoli products were managing only one of the three partitions, then entitlements would be required for the eight processors on the physical partition managed by the IBM Tivoli application.

For servers with virtual or logical partitions, entitlements are required for all installed and activated processors on the server. For each IBM Tivoli application managing a clustered environment, licensing is based on the cumulative number of installed and activated processors on each server in the cluster. Where the cluster includes physically partitioned servers, the considerations described above concerning physically partitioned servers apply as well.

Enhanced Value-Based Pricing recognizes the convergence of RISC/UNIX® and Microsoft Windows/Intel technologies, in order to simplify the customers licensing requirements, and to provide a smoother, more scalable model. Pricing and licensing does not differentiate between non-zSeries® server platforms or operating systems. For some products, this platform neutrality extends to zSeries and other host servers as well.

IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing terminology definitions

Client device or client

A client device is a computer system that requests the execution of a set of commands, procedures, or applications from another computer system that is typically referred to as a server. Multiple client devices may share access to a common server. A client device generally has some processing capability or is programmable to allow a user to do work. Examples include, but are not limited to, notebook computers, desktop computers, desk side computers, technical workstations, appliances, personal digital assistants, automated teller machines, point-of-sale terminals, tills and cash registers, and kiosks.

Millions of Service Units (MSU)

An MSU is defined as millions of Central Processing Unit (CPU) service units per hour; the measure of capacity used to describe the computing power of the hardware processors on which S/390® or zSeries software runs. Processor MSU values are determined by the hardware vendor, IBM, or Software Compatible Vendors (SCVs).

For more detailed information about zSeries software pricing, go to

Network node or node

Network nodes include routers, switches, hubs, and bridges that contain a network management agent. A single network node may contain any number of interfaces or ports.

Partitions

A server's resources (CPU, memory, I/O, interconnects, and buses) may be divided according to the needs of the applications running on the server. This partitioning can be implemented with physical boundaries (Physical Partitions) or logical boundaries (Logical Partitions).

Physical Partitions are defined by a collection of processors dedicated to a workload and can be used with systems that have either multiple cards or multiple frames, each of which can be configured independently. In this method, the partitions are divided along hardware boundaries and processors, and the I/O boards, memory, and interconnects are not shared.

Logical Partitions are defined by software rather than hardware and allocate a pool of processing resources to a collection of workloads. These partitions, while separated by software boundaries, share hardware components and run in one or more physical partitions.

Port

A port is the physical connection between a device and the network.

Processor

A processor is a functional unit in a computer that interprets and executes instructions. A processor consists of at least an instruction control unit and an arithmetic and logic unit.

Server

A server is a computer system that executes requested procedures, commands, or applications to one or more clients and/or other devices over a network. Examples include, but are not limited to, file servers, print servers, mail servers, database servers, application servers, and Web servers.

Standby or backup systems

For programs running or resident on backup machines, IBM defines three types of situations: cold, warm, and hot. In the cold and warm situations, a separate entitlement for the copy on the backup machine is normally not required and typically no additional charge applies. In a hot backup situation, the customer needs to acquire another license or entitlements sufficient for that server. All programs running in backup mode must be solely under the customer's control, even if running at another enterprise's location.

As a practice, the following are definitions and allowable actions concerning the copy of the program used for backup purposes:

Cold — A copy of the program may reside, for backup purposes, on a machine as long as the program is not started. There is no additional charge for this copy.

Warm — A copy of the program may reside for backup purposes on a machine and is started, but is idling, and is not doing any work of any kind. There is no additional charge for this copy.

Hot — A copy of the program may reside for backup purposes on a machine, is started, and is doing work. The customer must acquire a license or entitlements for this copy and there will generally be an additional charge.

Doing work includes, for example, production, development, program maintenance, and testing. It also could include other activities such as mirroring of transactions, updating of files, synchronization of programs, data or other resources (for example, active linking with another machine, program, database, or other resource, and so on), or any activity or configurations that would allow an active hot switch or other synchronized switch over between programs, databases, or other resources to occur.

In the case of a program or system configuration that is designed to support a high availability environment by using various techniques (for example, duplexing, mirroring of files or transactions, maintaining a "heartbeat," active linking with another machine, program, database, or other resource, and so on), the program is considered to be doing work in the hot situation and a license or entitlement must be purchased.

Value Units

A Value Unit is a metric used to compute license quantities, is program specific, and is typically only used on products managing zSeries systems.

Product Web site

A complete list of products and licensing documents is available at Web site

Pricing examples

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS

All products in this example employ value slope VUE007 (VUE = Value Unit Exhibit). If the customer has installed 1,500 MSUs, the applicable number of Value Units will be:

                     Value
                     Units/     Value
MSUs                 MSU        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 rounded up to the next integer. So the customer will need to license 344 Value Units in this example.

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

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

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

IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS

All products in this example employ value slope VUE007 (VUE = Value Unit Exhibit). If the customer has installed 1,500 MSUs, the applicable number of Value Units will be:

                     Value
                     Units/     Value
MSUs                 MSU        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 rounded up to the next integer. So the customer will need to license 344 Value Units in this example.

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

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

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

The host entitled software in this announcement has Value Unit-based pricing.

                                         Value
Program        Program                   Unit
number         name                      Exhibit
 
5698-A86       IBM Tivoli License        VUE007
                Compliance
                Manager for z/OS
 
5698-A88       IBM Tivoli License        VUE007
                and Contract
                Compliance Manager
                for z/OS

For each zSeries IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the "required license capacity." Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

  • The zSeries IPLA program you select
  • The applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • The applicable terms

Value Unit Exhibit VUE007

                                         Value
             MSUs          MSUs          Units/
             minimum       maximum       MSU
 
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 mainframes without MSU ratings:

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

Basic license

Single version charging: To elect single version charging, the customer must notify and identify to IBM the prior program and replacement program and the machine the programs are operating on.

New licensees

Orders for new licenses will be accepted now.

Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.

Basic license

Ordering information for 5698-A86 and 5698-A88 MSU-based zSeries offerings: To order, specify the program product number and the appropriate license or charge option. Also, specify the desired distribution medium. To suppress shipment of media, select the license-only option in CFSW.

Program name: IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS

Program PID: 5698-A86

Entitlement                                   License option/
identifier         Description                Pricing metric
 
S012BNM            IBM Tivoli License         Basic OTC, per
                    Compliance Manager         Value Unit
                    for z/OS

Orderable              Distribution
supply ID              language               Medium
 
S012BNP                English                3480 tape
                                               cartridge
S00T536                English                CD-ROM

Subscription and Support PID: 5698-S88

Entitlement                                   License option/
identifier         Description                Pricing metric
 
S01212W            IBM Tivoli License         Basic ALC, per
                    Compliance Manager         Value Unit
                    for z/OS                   SW S&S No
                                               charge,
                                               decline SW
                                               S&S Per
                                               MSU SW S&S
                                               registration

Orderable              Distribution
supply ID              language               Medium
 
S01216J                English                Hardcopy pub

Ordering information for On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD)

IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS is eligible for On/Off CoD with a Temporary Use Charge calculated based on MSUs per-day usage.

Program name: IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager for z/OS

Program PID: 5698-A86

Entitlement                                   License option/
identifier         Description                Pricing metric
 
S012BNM            IBM Tivoli License         Basic OTC, Per
                    Compliance Manager         MSU-day TUC
                    for z/OS

To ensure customers receive technical support to which they are entitled, a no-charge support order for non-z/OS deliverables is required from Passport Advantage® for IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS (5698-A88).

Order the following part number in Passport Advantage:

 
Part                   Program
number                 name
 
E02EXLL                IBM Tivoli License
                        and Contract Compliance
                        Manager for z/OS Annual
                        Software Maintenance
                        Renewal

Program name: IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS

Program PID: 5698-A88

Entitlement                                   License option/
identifier         Description                Pricing metric
 
S012CL9            IBM Tivoli License         Basic OTC, per
                    and Contract               Value Unit
                    Compliance
                    Manager
                    for z/OS

Orderable              Distribution
supply ID              language               Medium
 
S012CN5                English                3480 tape
                        cartridge

Subscription and Support PID: 5698-S90

Entitlement                                   License option/
identifier         Description                Pricing metric
 
S012CL8            IBM Tivoli License         Basic ALC, per
                    and Contract               Value Unit
                    Compliance Manager         SW S&S No
                    for z/OS                   charge, decline
                                               SW S&S Per
                                               MSU SW S&S
                                               registration

Orderable              Distribution
supply ID              Language                medium
 
S012CVR                English                Hardcopy pub

Ordering information for On/Off CoD

IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS is eligible for On/Off CoD with a Temporary Use Charge calculated based on MSUs per-day usage.

Program name: IBM Tivoli License and Contract Compliance Manager for z/OS

Program PID: 5698-A88

Entitlement                                   License option/
identifier         Description                Pricing metric
 
S012CL9            IBM Tivoli License         Basic OTC, Per
                    and Contract               MSU-day TUC
                    Compliance
                    Manager for z/OS

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 (for example, Value Units or number of processors) must be the same as the capacity ordered for the product licenses.

To order, specify the Subscription and Support program product number and the appropriate license or charge option.

IBM is also providing Subscription and Support for these products 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 the customer is not entitled to new products.

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

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

Licensing: IBM International Program License Agreement and License Information document. Proofs of Entitlement (PoEs) are required for all authorized use.

These programs are licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA) and the associated IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (IAASM), 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: Yes

Warranty period: This program includes a warranty for one year from acquisition from IBM or an authorized IBM Business Partner. For one year from acquisition of the program, this warranty provides the customer with access to databases containing program information and FAQs, including any known fixes to defects, which the customer can download or otherwise obtain and install.

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 and you are the original licensee, 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. For clarification, note that for programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off CoD software offerings, this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by the customer.

Copy and use on home/portable computer: No

Volume orders (IVO): No

Passport Advantage applies: No

Usage restriction: Yes.

Usage is limited to the number of Value Units purchased.

Software Maintenance applies: No

For operating system software, the revised 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, including IBM and selected non-IBM products. For complete lists of products supported under both the current and revised SoftwareXcel offering, visit

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

IBM Operational Support Services — SoftwareXcel: Yes

iSeries™ Software Maintenance applies: No

Variable charges apply: No

Educational allowance available

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

Sub-capacity terms and conditions

For each zSeries IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the "required license capacity." Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

  • The zSeries IPLA program you select
  • The applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • The applicable terms
  • Whether your current mainframes are full-capacity or sub-capacity

For more information on the Value Unit Exhibit for the zSeries IPLA program you selected, refer to the Ordering information section.

Program        Program                        Parents,
number         name               Terms       if applicable
 
5698-A86       IBM Tivoli         z/OS        5694-A01
                License
                Compliance
                Manager for
                z/OS 4.1
 
5698-A88       IBM Tivoli         z/OS        5694-A01
                Licence and
                Contract
                Compliance
                Manager for
                z/OS 4.1

Full-capacity mainframes: In cases where full-capacity is applicable, the following terms apply:

Execution-based, z/OS-based, Full machine-based: The required capacity of a zSeries IPLA program with these terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the zSeries IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, visit the Web site

Reference-based: The required license capacity of a zSeries IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable MLC program. This MLC program is called the "parent" program.

Sub-capacity mainframes: In cases where sub-capacity is applicable, the following terms apply:

Execution-based: The required capacity of a zSeries IPLA sub-capacity program with these terms equals the capacity of the LPARs where the zSeries IPLA program executes.

z/OS-based: The required license capacity of a zSeries IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of z/OS (and z/OS.e) on the machines where the zSeries IPLA program executes.

Reference-based: The required license capacity of a zSeries IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the "parent" program.

Full machine-based: The required license capacity of a zSeries IPLA program with full machine-based terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the zSeries IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, refer to The System/370, System/390, and zSeries Machine Exhibit (Z125-3901) or visit the "Mainframes" section of the zSeries Exhibits Web site

For more information on sub-capacity zSeries IPLA terms and conditions, refer to Software Announcement 204-184, dated August 10, 2004.

Additional information for products with reference-based terms zSeries IPLA sub-capacity programs with reference-based terms adds value to the parent program across the environment, regardless of where in environment the zSeries IPLA program executes.

An environment is defined as either a single/stand-alone machine or a qualified Parallel Sysplex®. Customers may have one or more different environments across their enterprise. To determine the required license capacity for each zSeries IPLA program with referenced-based terms, each environment should be assessed separately.

When a zSeries IPLA sub-capacity program with reference-based terms is used in a qualified Parallel Sysplex environment the required license capacity of the zSeries IPLA program must equal with the license capacity of the parent program across the Parallel Sysplex. Qualified Parallel Sysplex refers to one:

  1. That meets the criteria defined in Hardware Announcement 198-001, dated January 13, 1998
  2. Where MLC pricing is aggregated across the Sysplex

Sub-capacity eligibility: To be eligible for sub-capacity charging on select zSeries IPLA programs, you must first implement and comply with all terms of either sub-capacity Workload License Charges (WLC) or sub-capacity Entry Workload License Charges (EWLC). To implement sub-capacity WLC or EWLC, a machine must be zSeries (or equivalent). On that machine:

  • All instances of the OS/390® operating system must be migrated to the z/OS (or z/OS.e) operating systems
  • Any licenses for the OS/390 operating system must be discontinued
  • All instances of the z/OS operating (or z/OS.e) systems must be running in z/Architecture™ (64-bit) mode

For that machine, you must create and submit a Sub-Capacity Report to IBM each month. Sub-Capacity Reports must be generated using the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT). For additional information or to obtain a copy of SCRT, visit the zSeries Software Pricing Web site

You must comply with all of the terms of the WLC or EWLC offering, whichever is applicable:

  • The complete terms and conditions of sub-capacity WLC are defined in the IBM Customer Agreement — Attachment for zSeries Workload License Charges (Z125-6516).
  • The complete terms and conditions for sub-capacity EWLC are defined in the IBM Customer Agreement — Attachment for IBM eServer zSeries 890 and 800 License Charges (Z125-6587).

Additionally, you must sign and comply with the terms and conditions specified in the amendment to the IPLA contract — Amendment for IBM System z9™ and eServer zSeries Programs Sub-Capacity Pricing (Z125-6929). Once the amendment is signed, the terms in the amendment replace any and all previous zSeries IPLA sub-capacity terms and conditions.

Sub-capacity utilization determination

Sub-capacity utilization is determined based on the utilization of an eligible operating system and machine (for example, z/OS running in z/Architecture [64 bit] mode on a zSeries [or equivalent] server).

On/Off CoD

To be eligible for On/Off CoD 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 — Software — must be signed prior to use.
 
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IBM Electronic Services

IBM Global Services has transformed its delivery of hardware and software support services to put you on the road to higher systems availability. IBM Electronic Services is a Web-enabled solution that provides you with an exclusive, no-additional-charge enhancement to the service and support available on the IBM eServer platform. These services provide the opportunity for greater system availability due to faster problem resolution and preemptive monitoring. IBM Electronic Services is comprised of two separate, but complementary, elements: IBM Electronic Services news page and IBM Electronic Service Agent™.

IBM Electronic Services news page provides you with a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used by customers to access IBM Internet services and support. The news page enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems.

The IBM Electronic Service Agent is no-additional-charge software that resides on your IBM eServer system. It is designed to proactively monitor events and transmit system inventory information to IBM on a periodic, customer-defined timetable. The IBM Electronic Service Agent tracks system inventory, hardware error logs, and performance information. If the server is under a current IBM maintenance service agreement or within the IBM warranty period, the Service Agent automatically reports hardware problems to IBM. Early knowledge about potential problems enables IBM to provide proactive service that may result in higher system availability and performance. In addition, information collected through the Service Agent will be made available to IBM service support representatives when they are helping answer your questions or diagnosing problems.

To learn how IBM Electronic Services can work for you, visit


 
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Prices

Contact your IBM representative for charges information for this announcement.
 
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Order now

To order, contact the Americas Call Centers, your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

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

 Phone:     800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
 Fax:       800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
 Internet:  callserv@ca.ibm.com
 Mail:      IBM Americas Call Centers
            Dept. Teleweb Customer Support, 9th floor
            105 Moatfield Drive
            North York, Ontario
            Canada M3B 3R1
 
 Reference: LE001

The Americas Call Centers, our national direct marketing organization, can add your name to the mailing list for catalogs of IBM products.

Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

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