IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z V4.1 offers new configurations for greater protection

IBM United States Software Announcement 209-067
April 28, 2009

 
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IBM® Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z® V4.1 enhancements:

  • Includes detailed session status
  • Ability to FlashCopy® a volume to a Metro Mirror Peer to Peer Remote Copy (PPRC) primary volume
  • Has four volumes Metro Mirror configuration
  • Supports hardware data migration
  • Supports thin provisioned volumes
  • Integrates Basic Hyperswap with Metro Global Mirror
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IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z V4.1 allows you to easily and efficiently manage hundreds of replication sessions across thousands of volumes for both open and System z attached volumes. You can manage point-in-time, continuous volume replication services, monitor sessions, and reports on the volumes not in synchronization with the source site. It adds intelligence data protection with proactive management of copy services operations.

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z supports:

  • FlashCopy
  • Metro Mirror
  • Global Mirror
  • IBM Storage System DS8000™ Metro Global Mirror
  • Basic HyperSwap™
  • IBM Storage System DS8000 HyperSwap Global Mirror

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z V4.1 enhancements:

  • Detailed reporting on the status of copy services sessions being prepared, including an estimate of the amount of time left until completion.
  • New session type to allow Global Mirror to failback to Site 1. This support is available for IBM System Storage™ DS8000 and IBM System Storage DS6000™, and requires the administrator to define a journal volume at Site 1 for the failback capability.
  • A new session type that provides the ability to FlashCopy a volume to a Metro Mirror Peer to Peer Remote Copy (PPRC) primary volume while maintaining consistency of the PPRC secondary volume.
  • Hardware data migration functions support, enabling administrator to migrate consistent copies of their data to remote sites, as may be required during a data center move.
  • A new session type - called HyperSwap Global Mirror - which combines continuous availability with a remote copy of the data. This session type provides the ability to recover from a storage failure at one site by swapping over to a local synchronous copy of the data. This avoids system and application outages, while at the same time maintaining a copy of the data at a remote site, for use in the event that the local site is unable to function.
  • The prerequisite for IBM System Services Runtime Environment for z/OS® or IBM WebSphere® Advanced Server for z/OS that was required in order to run IBM TotalStorage® Productivity Center for Replication for System z and IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z has been eliminated in this release.

 
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Refer to the Hardware and software requirements section.


 
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May 22, 2009


 
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IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z V4.1 supports hundreds of replication sessions across thousands of volumes for both open and System z attached volumes. It manages point-in-time and continuous volume replication services. It monitors sessions and reports on the volumes not in synchronization with the source site. It can add intelligence data protection with proactive management of copy services operations.

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z has an intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) and a command line interface (CLI) to easily configure source-to-target pairing, execute operations, and monitor progress. Capabilities can increase administrator efficiency by utilizing a single tool to manage all copy services functions, thus helping improve overall disaster recovery preparedness.

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z supports Metro Mirror and Global Mirror configurations.

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z enables Basic HyperSwap. This is a no-charge feature to manage single-site disk replication operations.

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z Three Site BC

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z Three Site BC provides three-site recovery management, supporting DS8000 Metro Global Mirror and HyperSwap Global Mirror. It is designed to support fast failover and failback, fast re-establishment of three-site mirroring, data currency at the remote site with minimal lag behind the local site, and quick re-synchronization of mirrored sites using incremental changes only.

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z features and benefits:

  • Fast installation and easy deployment with basic configuration and monitoring functions
  • Staged and controlled deployment for more complex environments
  • Management server that runs in an active stand-by configuration
  • User roles for multiple administrative levels
  • Volume protection to exclude any volumes from being used for disaster protection copy operations
  • Source to target volume matching to generate valid replication relationships
  • Notification of policy violations
  • Automation of administrative tasks
  • Operational control (starting, suspending, resuming) of copy services tasks
  • Ability to verify the amount of replication that has been done with progress indicators
  • Manage availability and performance of copy and replication operations
  • Recovery management for planned and unplanned failover and failback
  • Space efficient FlashCopy (DS8000)
  • Aware of dynamic volume expansion
  • Supports Metro Mirror and Global Mirror configurations

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z supports:

  • IBM Enterprise Storage Systems Model 800, DS8000, DS6000, and SAN Volume Controller
  • FlashCopy
  • Global Mirror
  • Metro Mirror
  • Metro Global Mirror with Hyperswap Support (DS8000)
  • Basic HyperSwap
  • HyperSwap Global Mirror

IBM SAN Volume Controller specific capabilities:

  • Asynchronous mirroring (Global Mirror)
  • Display cluster information
  • Change background copy rate
  • Practice volumes
  • Practice disaster scenarios without disrupting online production environments
  • Single direction or failover and failback with and without practice volumes

Practice volume support for SAN Volume Controller in Metro Mirror and Global Mirror configurations lets IT managers establish a replication session between a source location and a target location so they can practice their replication procedures between these two sites without disrupting the online disaster recovery mission. This support is valuable in environments where customers may be required to conduct periodic testing of their disaster recovery procedures without causing disruption to their on-line operations.

For more information about Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z, visit

http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/storage/software/center/replication/index.html

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Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z V4.1 and IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z V4.1 are capable as of May 1, 2009, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that Windows® Eyes 6.1, JAWS 9, HPR, or CSS style sheet removal tools are used with the product properly, and that any other assistive technology is interoperable with the product. A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested on the following Web site

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IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication for System z is designed to support hundreds of replication sessions across thousands of volumes and supports both open and z/OS-attached volumes. It is also designed to monitor all copy session types and to report on the volumes exposed at the disaster recovery site (not in synchronization with the source site).


 
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For information on IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V4.1, refer to Software Announcement 209-065, dated April 28, 2009.

For information on IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication V3.4 (distributed platforms), refer to Software Announcement 208-076, dated April 08, 2008.

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).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=209-067

 
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                    Subscription and
Program PID number  Support PID number
 
5698-B31            5698-S1A
5698-B30            5698-RB1

 
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Program                Program
number       VRM       name
 
5698-B31     4.1.0    IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for
                       Replication for System z
5698-B30     4.1.0    IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for
                       Replication Basic Edition for System z
 

 
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Comprehensive education for IBM Tivoli products is offered through Worldwide Tivoli Education Delivery Services. A wide range of training options are available, including classes led by instructors, learning on demand, on-site training, and blended learning solutions.

For additional information, visit

http://www-306.ibm.com/software/tivoli/education/

 
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Product information is available via the Offering Information Web site

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Displayable softcopy publications

The publications listed below will be available in English and may be downloaded from the following Web site on the general availability date. Translated copies in selected languages will be available for download within 60 days of the general availability date.

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v4r1/topic/com.ibm.rm41.doc/welcome.html
Title                                                  Order number
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center                 GC27-2320
 for Replication V4.1
 Problem Determination Guide
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center                 SC27-2321
 for Replication for System z V4.1
 Installation and Configuration Guide
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center                 SC27-2322
 for Replication V4.1 User's Guide
 
IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center                 SC27-2323
 for Replication V4.1
 Command-Line Interface User's Guide
 
IBM Tivoli Productivity Center for                     GI11-8960
Replication on z/OS Program Directory
 
IBM Tivoli Productivity Center for                     GI11-8958
Replication Basic Edition for System z
Program Directory

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Specified operating environment

Hardware and software requirements

Following are the minimum hardware requirements for Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z and Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z.

Machine: System z architecture CPU that supports the operating system

  • Minimum memory requirement: 4 GB
  • Minimum memory requirement for WebSphere: 4 GB
  • Minimum disk requirement: 1,200 (3,390) cylinders
  • Minimum disk requirement for WebSphere: 5,000 (3,390) cylinders
    • Total disk requirement: 6,200 cylinders

Refer to the product README file for any last minute hardware change requirements.

Storage requirements:

Library type    Total space required
 
Target            9 3390 tracks
Distribution    413 3390 tracks
HFS OR zFS      411 3390 tracks
Software requirements

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z V4.1 requires the following software:

  • Operating system:
    • z/OS V1.8 with APARs OA22023 and OA23673
    • z/OS V1.9 with APARs OA22023 and OA26603
    • z/OS V1.10 with APAR OA26603
  • Operating system (If using the HyperSwap functionality):
    • z/OS V1.9 with APARs OA22023, OA23238, OA26603, and OA25299
    • z/OS V1.10 with APARs OA24142, OA25299, and OA26603
  • IBM SMP/E for z/OS V3.03.0, or later
  • IBM storage controller with the Advanced Copy feature Metro Mirror (This includes IBM ESS Models 800, DS6000, and DS8000.)
  • TCP/IP connection to manage storage systems

Any one of the following (if not using the embedded database):

  • IBM DB2® for z/OS V8, or later
  • IBM DB2 V8 for z/OS Value Unit Edition, or later
  • IBM DB2 V9 for z/OS, or later
  • IBM DB2 V9 for z/OS Value Unit Edition, or later

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z V4.1 requires the following software:

  • Operating system:
    • z/OS V1.9 with APARs OA22023, OA23238, OA26603 AND OA25299
    • z/OS V1.10 with APARs OA24142, OA25299, OA26603
  • IBM SMP/E for z/OS V3.03.0, or later
  • IBM storage controller with the Advanced Copy feature Metro Mirror (This includes IBM ESS Models 800, DS6000, and DS8000.)
  • TCP/IP connection to manage storage systems

Any one of the following (if not using the EMBEDDED database)

  • IBM DB2 for z/OS V8, or later
  • IBM DB2 V8 for z/OS Value Unit Edition, or later
  • IBM DB2 V9 for z/OS, or later
  • IBM DB2 V9 for z/OS Value Unit Edition, or later

The program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the program, if available, such as a README file, or other information published by IBM, such as an announcement letter. Documentation and other program content may be supplied only in the English language.

Companion products

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z V4.1 and IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z V4.1 are available via AAS, as priced software offerings.

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Standard Edition V4.1 should also be considered as a companion product because its advanced functions are designed to help:

  • Manage the capacity utilization of file systems and databases, and automate file system capacity provisioning by including Tivoli Storage Productivity Center and IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager
  • Perform device configuration and management of multiple devices from a single user interface
  • Tune and proactively manage the performance of storage devices on the SAN
  • Manage, monitor, and control SAN fabrics
  • Automate storage tasks such as provisioning with advanced workflows offered in a combined solution

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Standard Edition brings together management of the SAN, storage devices, and host resources, including databases and file systems, in a single control point. It also offers the following benefits:

  • Designed to provide over 300 enterprise-wide reports, monitoring and alerts, policy-based action, and file system capacity automation in heterogeneous environments
  • Can help automate device discovery, topology rendering, error detection fault isolation, SAN error predictor, zone control, real-time monitoring and alerts, and event management for heterogeneous enterprise SAN environments
  • Collects performance statistics from IBM TotalStorage, Brocade, Cisco, and McDATA fabric switches, and directors that implement the SNIA SMI-S specification
  • Offers device management, and configuration and disk performance management
  • Designed to enable device configuration and management of SAN-attached devices from a single console
  • Provides device management and configuration for the DS6000 and DS8000 product families, IBM ESS 800, SVC, and DS4000™ (FAStT)
  • Offers performance management capabilities, including thresholds and gauges, that can help allow proactive management of storage performance
  • Designed to allow a user to gather and analyze historical and real-time performance metrics for IBM ESS, DS8000, DS6000, DS4500, DS4800, and SVC
  • Includes the Storage Planner, which is designed to analyze workload profiles and can provide advice on the location to choose or create volumes in an IBM ESS 800

Planning information

Direct customer support

Direct customer support is provided by IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel. This fee service enhances your productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel helps 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

http://www.ibm.com/support
Packaging

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z is distributed with:

  • International Program License Agreement (Z125-3301)
  • License Information document (GI11-8961)
  • Product tapes
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z Program Directory (GI11-8960)

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z is distributed with:

  • International Program License Agreement (Z125-3301)
  • License Information document (GI11-8959)
  • Product tapes
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition on System z Program Directory (GI11-8958)

Security, auditability, and control

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z and IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z 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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To learn more about IBM Software Services or to contact a Software Services sales specialist, visit

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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 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 System p® 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 and UNIX®, and Microsoft® Windows and Intel® technologies, in order to simplify your licensing requirements, and to provide a smoother, more scalable model. Pricing and licensing does not differentiate between non-System z server platforms or operating systems. For some products, this platform neutrality extends to System z and other host servers as well.

The IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center products are priced using a managed-environment approach whereby price is determined by the amount of storage capacity under management rather than the number and type of product components installed.

This licensing model can provide the customer flexibility to deploy these 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 these products 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).

Value-Based Pricing terminology definitions

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center terabyte (TB) capacity

A terabyte capacity is each individual terabyte of storage capacity managed by the IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center products. Managed capacity for IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z is defined as the source device capacity. Only the source device capacity is included in this pricing definition (not the target device).

Terabyte

One terabyte of managed storage; (T/TB) = 2 raised to the power of 40 bytes = 1,099,511,627,776 bytes, or approximately a trillion bytes.

Value Units

A Value Unit is a pricing charge metric for program license entitlements which is based upon the quantity of a specific designated measurement used for a given program. Each program has a designated measurement. The most commonly used designated measurements are processor cores and MSUs. However, for select programs, there are other designated measurements such as servers, users, client devices, and messages. The number of Value Unit entitlements required for your specific implementation of the given program must be obtained from a conversion table associated with the program. You must obtain a Proof of Entitlement (PoE) for the appropriate number of Value Unit entitlements for your implementation. The Value Unit entitlements of a given program cannot be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with Value Unit entitlements of another program.

Product and licensing Web sites

A complete list of IBM Tivoli products is available at Web site

http://www.ibm.com/software/tivoli

IBM Tivoli product licensing documents are available at Web site

http://www.ibm.com/software/tivoli/products/licensing.html

Pricing examples

Terabyte based scaling definitions for System z (VUE027)
 
Usage level,
cumulative       Minimum   Maximum    Value Units/Terabyte
 
Tier 1            1         12        1.0000
Tier 2           13         32        0.8455
Tier 3           33         64        0.6137
Tier 4           65        100        0.4639
Tier 5           101       250        0.3870
Tier 6           250+                 0.3097

If you only plan to manage HyperSwap volumes on System z, you should order Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z at no charge. There is a small fee per machine for service and subscription that covers support for one year. If you are interested in advanced copy services, in addition to HyperSwap, you would need to order the priced product, Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z. Refer to the scenarios below.

Notes for Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z:

  • The Two Site feature is a prerequisite for the Three Site optional feature.
  • It is not possible to order a number of TB for the Three Site optional feature that exceeds the number of TB ordered for the Two Site feature.

Scenario 1: Customer wants to manage 5 TB of storage capacity with Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z, using either FlashCopy, Metro Mirror, or Global Mirror.

|---------------------+----------------------+---------------------|
| Systems managed     | TB quantity in       | TB entitlements     |
|                     | customer environment | required            |
|---------------------+----------------------+---------------------|
|   5 TB of           |    5 TB              |  5 TB of IBM        |
|   Tivoli Storage    |                      |  Tivoli Storage     |
|   Productivity      |                      |  Productivity       |
|   Center for        |                      |  Center for         |
|   Replication       |                      |  Replication        |
|   for System z      |                      |  for System z       |
|   Two Site BC       |                      |  Two Site BC        |
|   feature           |                      |  feature            |
|---------------------+----------------------+---------------------|

Scenario 2: Customer wants to manage 10 TB of storage capacity using Metro Global Mirror with Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z Three Site BC feature and therefore needs 10 TB of the prerequisite Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z Two Site BC feature.

|---------------------+----------------------+---------------------|
| Systems managed     | TB quantity in       | TB entitlements     |
|                     | customer environment | required            |
|---------------------+----------------------+---------------------|
|   10 TB of          |    10 TB             |  10 TB of IBM       |
|   Tivoli Storage    |                      |  Tivoli Storage     |
|   Productivity      |                      |  Productivity       |
|   Center for        |                      |  Center for         |
|   Replication       |                      |  Replication        |
|   for System z      |                      |  for System z       |
|   Two Site BC       |                      |  Two Site BC        |
|   feature           |                      |  feature            |
|---------------------+----------------------+---------------------|
|   10 TB of          |    10 TB             |  10 TB of           |
|   Tivoli Storage    |                      |  Tivoli Storage     |
|   Productivity      |                      |  Productivity       |
|   Center for        |                      |  Center for         |
|   Replication       |                      |  Replication        |
|   for System z      |                      |  for System z       |
|   Three Site BC     |                      |  Three Site BC      |
|   feature           |                      |  feature            |
|---------------------+----------------------+---------------------|

Scenario 3: Customer wants to add license for 20 more TB to their existing license of 30 TB for Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z.

|---------------------+----------------------+----------------------|
| Systems managed     | TB quantity in       | Additional TB        |
|                     | customer environment | entitlements required|
|---------------------+----------------------+----------------------|
|   50 TB of          |    50 TB             |  20 TB of            |
|   Tivoli Storage    |                      |  Tivoli Storage      |
|   Productivity      |                      |  Productivity        |
|   Center for        |                      |  Center for          |
|   Replication       |                      |  Replication         |
|   for System z      |                      |  for System z        |
|   Two Site BC       |                      |  Two Site BC         |
|   feature           |                      |  feature             |
|---------------------+----------------------+----------------------|

Scenario 4: Customer wants to perform Basic Hyperswap functions on System z using Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z:

  • For each System z server running an active copy of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z, a copy of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z is required. If you are managing one or more sysplexes across one or more partitions or servers, where all active copies of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z are running on a single System z server, then one copy of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z is required.
  • If you are managing multiple sysplexes across multiple servers and the active copies of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z are running on multiple System z servers, then one copy of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z is required for each System z server running an active copy of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for System z.

 
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Value Unit exhibit VUE027

Cumulative usage level    Value Units per TB
 
  1 - 12 TB               1 VU/TB
 13 - 32 TB               0.8455 VUs/TB
 33 - 64 TB               0.6137 VUs/TB
 65 - 100 TB              0.4639 VUs/TB
101 - 250 TB              0.3870 VUs/TB
251+ TB                   0.3097 VUs/TB

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

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New licensees

Orders for new licenses will be accepted now.

Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.

Basic license

Ordering information for 5698-B30 and 5698-B31 non-MSU-based System z 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:
Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z V4.1
Program PID:  5698-B31
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric
 
S015H9D      Tivoli Storage Productivity    Basic OTC, per Value Unit
              Center for Replication for
              System z Two Site BC
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium
 
S015H98                Multilingual               Tape
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric
 
S015H9F      Tivoli Storage Productivity    Basic OTC, per Value Unit
              Center for Replication for
              System z Three Site BC
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium
 
S015H9B                Multilingual               Tape
 
 
Subscription and Support PID:  5698-S1A
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric
 
S0140WX      Tivoli Storage          Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             Productivity Center     no charge, decline SW S&S
             for Replication for
             System z
             Two Site BC
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium
 
S0144F4                Multilingual              Hardcopy publication
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric
 
S0140WZ      Tivoli Storage          Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             Productivity Center     no charge, decline SW S&S
             for Replication for
             System z
             Three Site BC
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium
 
S0144F3                 Multilingual             Hardcopy publication
Program name: Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication
              Basic Edition for System z V4.1
Program PID:  5698-B30
 
Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier   Description                     Pricing metric
 
S015H9C      Tivoli Storage Productivity     Basic OTC, per Machine
             Center for Replication
             Basic Edition for System z
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium
 
S015H96                Multilingual               Tape
 
Subscription and Support PID:  5698-RB1
 
Entitlement                               License option/
identifier   Description                  Pricing metric
 
S0150HC      Tivoli Storage Productivity  Basic ASC, per Machine
             Center for Replication        SW S&S
             Basic Edition for System z   No charge, decline SW S&S
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium
 
S01511M                  Multilingual             Hardcopy pub

Subscription and Support

Subscription and Support must be ordered to receive voice technical support via telephone during normal business hours, and future releases and versions, at no additional charge. 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 Maintenance. 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 automatically renew annually unless cancelled by the customer.

Customized Offerings

Product deliverables are shipped only via Customized Offerings (for example, CBPDO, ServerPac, SystemPac®).

CBPDO and ServerPac are offered for Internet delivery, where ShopzSeries product ordering is available. Internet delivery of ServerPac may help improve automation and software delivery time. For more details on Internet delivery, refer to the ShopzSeries help information at

http://www.software.ibm.com/ShopzSeries

Media type for this software product is chosen during the Customized Offerings ordering process. Based on your customer environment, it is recommended that the highest possible density tape media is selected. Currently offered media types are:

  • CBPDOs - 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 3592*
  • ServerPacs - 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 3592*
  • SystemPacs - 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 3592*

*3592 is highest density media. Selecting 3592 will ship the fewest number of media.

Once a product becomes generally available, it will be included in the next ServerPac and SystemPac monthly update.

Production of software product orders will begin on the planned general availability date.

  • CBPDO shipments will begin one week after general availability.
  • ServerPac shipments will begin two weeks after inclusion in ServerPac.
  • SystemPac shipments will begin four weeks after inclusion in SystemPac due to additional customization, and data input verification.

 
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The information provided in this announcement letter is for reference and convenience purposes only. The terms and conditions that govern any transaction with IBM are contained in the applicable contract documents such as the IBM International Program License Agreement, IBM International Passport Advantage® Agreement, and the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance.

Licensing

IBM International Program License Agreement including the License Information document and Proof of Entitlement (PoE) govern your use of the program. PoEs are required for all authorized use.

Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance

The following agreement applies for Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) and does not require customer signatures:

  • IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (Z125-6011)

These programs are licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA) and the associated Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance, which provide 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.

IBM System z Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel is an option if you desire added services.

License Information form number

L-JTUR-7H7RCP

The program's License Information will be available for review on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Limited warranty applies

Yes

Limited warranty

IBM warrants that when the program is used in the specified operating environment, it will conform to its specifications. The warranty applies only to the unmodified portion of the program. IBM does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the program or that IBM will correct all program defects. You are responsible for the results obtained from the use of the program.

IBM provides you with access to IBM databases containing information on known program defects, defect corrections, restrictions, and bypasses at no additional charge. For further information, consult the IBM Software Support Handbook found at

http://www.ibm.com/support/handbook

IBM will maintain this information for at least one year after the original licensee acquires the program (warranty period).

Program support

Enhanced support, called Subscription and Support, includes telephone assistance, as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect. You will be notified of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice.

Technical support of a program product will be available for a minimum of five years from the general availability date, as long as your Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is in effect.

Money-back guarantee

If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, you may obtain a refund of the amount you paid for it, if within 30 days of your invoice date you return the program and its PoE to the party from whom you obtained it. If you downloaded the program, you may contact the party from whom you acquired it for instructions on how to obtain the refund.

For clarification, note that for programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) software offerings, this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by you.

Authorization for use on home/portable computer

You may not copy and use this program on another computer without paying additional license fees.

Other terms
Volume orders (IVO)

No

IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement
Passport Advantage applies

No

Usage restriction

Yes. Usage is limited to the quantity of Value Units licensed.

For additional information, refer to the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Software Subscription and Support (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 Software Subscription and Support (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 offering, visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/sl/products
IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel

Yes

System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

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


 
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IBM has transformed its delivery of hardware and software support services to help you achieve higher system availability. Electronic Services is a Web-enabled solution that offers an exclusive, no-additional-charge enhancement to the service and support available for IBM servers. These services are designed to provide the opportunity for greater system availability with faster problem resolution and preemptive monitoring. Electronic Services comprises two separate, but complementary, elements: Electronic Services news page and Electronic Services Agent.

The Electronic Services news page is a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used 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 Electronic Service Agent™ is no-additional-charge software that resides on your server. It monitors events and transmits system inventory information to IBM on a periodic, client-defined timetable. The Electronic Service Agent automatically reports hardware problems to IBM. Early knowledge about potential problems enables IBM to deliver proactive service that may result in higher system availability and performance. In addition, information collected through the Service Agent is made available to IBM service support representatives when they help answer your questions or diagnose problems. Installation and use of IBM Electronic Service Agent for problem reporting enables IBM to provide better support and service for your IBM server.

To learn how Electronic Services can work for you, visit

http://www.ibm.com/support/electronic

 
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Information on charges is available at Web site

http://www.ibm.com/support

In the Electronic tools category, select the option for Purchase/upgrade tools.


 
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To order, contact your local IBM representative or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968). For more information, contact the Americas Call Centers.

Phone:     800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
Fax:       800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
 
For IBM representative: callserv@ca.ibm.com
 
For IBM Business Partner: pwswna@us.ibm.com
 
Mail:      IBM Teleweb Customer Support
           ibm.com® Sales Execution Center, Americas North
           3500 Steeles Ave. East, Tower 3/4
           Markham, Ontario
           Canada  L3R 2Z1
 
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.

Trademarks

DS8000, HyperSwap, System Storage, DS6000, DS4000 and Electronic Service Agent are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, Tivoli, System z, FlashCopy, z/OS, WebSphere, TotalStorage, PartnerWorld, DB2, System p, Scalable POWERparallel Systems, SystemPac, Passport Advantage and ibm.com are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Windows and Microsoft are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries.

Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Terms of use

IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Additional terms of use are located at:

http://www.ibm.com/legal/us/en/

For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page

http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/us/

 

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