IBM Optim Solution for Application Retirement for z/OS for Siebel CRM, V3.2.2 offers data extraction and archival

IBM United States Software Announcement 210-283
October 5, 2010

ENUS210-283.PDF ENUS210-283.PDF

Table of contents
Overview Overview Technical information Technical information
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Ordering information Ordering information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Description Description Prices Prices
Program number Program number Order
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Optim™ Application Retirement solutions for packaged applications allow you to:

  • Retire or consolidate old application environments and save costs associated with maintaining those environments
  • Access the data from those environments using any standard reporting tool
  • Address information lifecycle management and compliance requirements

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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The Optim Application Retirement solution enables you to extract and archive the data from old/unused application environments and then retire those environments. This can help you save costs associated with maintaining those old application environments while still addressing information lifecycle management (ILM) and compliance requirements for the data associated with these applications.

Optim Application Retirement solution was previously available for custom applications only. The Optim Application Retirement solution for Siebel CRM includes the predefined archive data models and templates for the various application modules that can be used as accelerators. Highlights of the solution include:

  • Ability to extend the provided out-of-the-box templates to continue to address customer requirements
  • Ability to extract complete business objects that can stand alone independent of the application
  • Secured, compressed storage of the archive data in archive files that can be stored in file systems or in offline storage
  • Ability to access and report on the archive data using standard ODBC/JDBC reporting tools

For more information on the IBM Optim family of products, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/data/data-management/optim/


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Key prerequisites
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One of the following:

  • IBM DB2® for z/OS®, V8.1 (5625-DB2)
  • IBM DB2 for z/OS, V9.1 (5635-DB2)
  • IBM DB2 for z/OS Value Unit Edition V8.1 (5697-N29)
  • IBM DB2 for z/OS Value Unit Edition V9.1 (5697-P12)


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Planned availability date
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October 8, 2010



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Description
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Accessibility by people with disabilities

A U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be requested at

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html

Value Unit-based pricing

Value Unit pricing for eligible IBM System z® IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) programs enables a lower cost of incremental growth and enterprise aggregation. Each System z 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 you. For each System z 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 stipulate 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 offer additional price benefits. The quantity of each System z IPLA program that you have acquired is referred to as entitled license capacity. If you wish to grow your entitled license capacity for a System z IPLA program, the calculation to determine additional needed Value Units is based upon the number of Value Units already acquired.

For each System z 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 website

http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice/vuctool

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 System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Terms and conditions section.



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Program           Program
number    VRM     name
 
5655-V27  V3.2.2  Optim Solution for Application
                  Retirement for z/OS
                  for Siebel CRM

Product identification number

 
Program PID    Subscription and
number         Support PID number

5655-V27       5655-V28
 


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Offering Information
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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi

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=210-283


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Publications
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All product publications are provided in softcopy format on the product CD-ROMs and DVDs. In addition, a hardcopy license document is shipped with the product.



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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

For information on hardware requirements, refer to the website listed in the Software requirements section.

Software requirements

All software requirements are available at

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg27015341

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.

Planning information

Packaging

Optim Solution for Application Retirement for z/OS for Siebel CRM V3.2.2 (5655-V27) is distributed with:

  • CD: Optim Solution for Application Retirement for z/OS for Siebel V3.2.2 (LCD7-4543-00)
  • DVD/CD Kit: Optim Solution C/S V7.2.2 (LK4T-3116-06)
  • License Information in hardcopy form (GI13-1716-00)
  • CD Kit: Mashup Center V1.1 (LK4T-3517-00)
  • DVD Kit: InfoSphere™ Data Architect V7.5.2 (LK4T-3119-00)
  • DVD Kit: Optim Designer V2.1.1 (LK4T-3118-01)

Security, auditability, and control

The Optim family of products uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware or software. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.



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IBM Software Services has the breadth, depth, and reach to manage your services needs. You can leverage the deep technical skills of our lab-based, software services team and the business consulting, project management, and infrastructure expertise of our IBM Global Services team. Also, we extend our IBM Software Services reach through IBM Business Partners to provide an extensive portfolio of capabilities. Together, we provide the global reach, intellectual capital, industry insight, and technology leadership to support a wide range of critical business needs.

To learn more about IBM Software Services or to contact a Software Services sales specialist, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/sw-services/


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Charge metric
 
                                              PID       Charge
Program name                                  number    metric
 
Optim Solution for Application                5655-V27  Value Units
  Retirement for z/OS for Siebel CRM
 

VU Value Unit

VU Value Unit is the unit of measure by which this program is licensed. VU Value Unit entitlements are based on the quantity of a specific designated measurement, either users or resources, for the given program. A Proof of Entitlement (PoE) must be obtained for the appropriate number of VU Value Units required for your environment as defined by the specific program terms. The VU Value Unit entitlements are specific to the program and may not be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with VU Value Unit entitlements of another program. To understand these benefits of VU Value Unit licensing, and to determine how many VU Value Units to obtain for the program, contact your IBM representative.

The programs in this announcement all have Value Unit-based pricing.

                                                            Value
Program                                                     Unit
number    Program name                                      exhibit
 
5655-V27  Optim Solution for Application Retirement for     VUE033
             z/OS for Siebel CRM
 

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

Value Unit exhibit VUE033

Cumulative gigabyte range      Value Units per gigabyte
 
        1 - 500 gigabytes         1 VU/gigabyte
      501 - 1,500 gigabytes    0.8455 VUs/gigabyte
    1,501 - 3,000 gigabytes    0.6137 VUs/gigabyte
    3,001 - 5,000 gigabytes    0.4639 VUs/gigabyte
    5,001 - 12,000 gigabytes   0.2783 VUs/gigabyte
   12,001 - 50,000 gigabytes   0.1531 VUs/gigabyte
   50,001 - 100,000 gigabytes  0.0765 VUs/gigabyte
  100,001 - 175,000 gigabytes  0.0344 VUs/gigabyte
  175,001 - 275,000 gigabytes  0.0121 VUs/gigabyte
  275,000+ gigabytes           0.0030 VUs/gigabyte
 
 
Basic license

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:
  Optim Solution for Application Retirement for z/OS
    for Siebel CRM V3.2.2
Program PID: 5655-V27
 
Entitlement                                        License option/
identifier  Description                            Pricing metric

S015821     Optim Solution for Application         Basic OTC, per
              Retirement for z/OS for              Value Unit
              Siebel CRM
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium

S0157ZM                Multi                     DVD
 
 
Program name:
  Optim Solution for Application Retirement for z/OS
    for Siebel CRM V3.2.2
Subscription and Support PID: 5655-V28
 
Entitlement                                        License option/
identifier  Description                            Pricing metric

S015822     Optim Solution for Application         Basic ASC, per
              Retirement for z/OS for              Value Unit
              Siebel CRM S&S                       SW S&S
 
                                                   No charge,
                                                   decline  SW S&S
 
 
 Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium
 
 S0157ZP                English                   Hardcopy pub
 

Subscription and Support

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

To order, specify the Subscription and Support program number (PID) referenced above 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 Software Maintenance (IAASM). This offering:

  • Includes and extends the support services provided in the base support to include technical support via telephone.
  • Entitles you to future releases and versions, at no additional charge. Note that you are not entitled to new products.

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

The combined effect of the IPLA license and the Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance gives you rights and support services comparable to those under the traditional ICA S/390® and System z license or its equivalent. To ensure that you continue to enjoy the level of support you are used to in the ICA business model, you must order both the license for the program and the support for the selected programs at the same Value Unit quantities.

Single version charging

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



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Terms and conditions
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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.

License Information form number
Form          Product
number        number    Product name

GI13-1716-00  5655-V27  Optim Solution for Application
                         Retirement for z/OS
                         for Siebel CRM
 

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

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.

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.

Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

No

Usage restrictions

Yes. For information on usage restrictions, refer to the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement website

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf

Search for the following License Information document:

  • GI13-1716-00: Optim Solution for Application Retirement for z/OS for Siebel CRM
Software Subscription and Support 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

No

System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

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

Sub-capacity terms and conditions

For each System z 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 System z 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 System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Ordering information section.

Program                        Parent,
number    Terms                if applicable

5655-V27  Full machine-based   N/A
 
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 System z IPLA program with these terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, visit

http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/

Reference based: The required license capacity of a System z 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.

Sub-capacity mainframes

In cases where sub-capacity is applicable, the following terms apply.

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

z/OS based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of z/OS on the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

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

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, refer to The IBM System z Machines Exhibit, Z125-3901, or visit the Mainframes section of the System z Exhibits website

http://ibm.com/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/

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

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

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

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

  • That meets the criteria defined in Hardware Announcement 198-001, dated January 13, 1998
  • Where MLC pricing is aggregated across the sysplex
Sub-capacity eligibility

To be eligible for sub-capacity charging on select System z 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 System z (or equivalent). On that machine:

  • All instances of the OS/390® operating system must be migrated to the z/OS operating systems
  • Any licenses for the OS/390 operating system must be discontinued
  • All instances of the z/OS operating 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 System z Software Pricing website

http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice

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 System z Workload License Charges (Z125-6516).
  • The complete terms and conditions for sub-capacity EWLC are defined in the IBM Customer Agreement - Attachment for IBM System z 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 System z Programs Sub-Capacity Pricing (Z125-6929). Once the amendment is signed, the terms in the amendment replace any and all previous System z IPLA sub-capacity terms and conditions.



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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

Information on charges is available at

http://www.ibm.com/support

Choose the option entitled Purchase/upgrade tools.

Program name:
  Optim Solution for Application Retirement for z/OS
    for Siebel CRM V3.2.2
Program PID: 5655-V27
 
Entitlement                                License option/
identifier   Description                   Pricing metric

S015821      Optim Solution for            Basic OTC, per
              Application Retirement for     Value Unit
              z/OS for Siebel CRM
 

Subscription and Support PID: 5655-V28
 
Entitlement                           License option/
identifier   Description              Pricing metric

S015822      Optim Solution for       Basic ASC, per Value Unit
              Application Retirement    SW S&S
              for z/OS for
              Siebel CRM S&S          No charge,decline SW S&S
 
 

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