IBM Cognos Insight 10.1 - personal analytics without compromise

IBM United States Software Announcement 212-015
February 7, 2012


Table of contents
Overview Overview Publications Publications
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Technical information Technical information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Ordering information Ordering information
Description Description Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Program number Program number Prices Prices


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At a glance
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The key features for this release of IBM® Cognos® Insight 10.1 revolve around the following areas:



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Overview
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IBM Cognos Insight 10.1 empowers all users to independently explore data, build scenario models, and share insights without Information Technology (IT) assistance. But, unlike other dashboard products, Cognos Insight is based on proven enterprise technology that will grow with you when you are ready so that you can easily extend into predictive analytics, managed reporting, and performance management.

You can start quickly by using all of the secured, trusted business intelligence data and reports already built by IT. Now you do not have to sacrifice the agility you need today for a solution that is not IT endorsed and future proof.



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Key prerequisites
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Refer to the Technical information section for more details.



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Planned availability date
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February 7, 2012: Electronic availability

February 15, 2012: Media availability



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Description
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Cognos Insight 10.1 allows you to independently explore, scenario model, and share without help from the Information Technology (IT) department.

Cognos Insight supports these goals with:

Cognos Insight also supports business user agility together with enterprise IT values.

The benefits of Cognos Insight include:

The features of Cognos Insight focus on the following areas.

Data

Analysis

Visualization

Teams

IBM Cognos Insight is for line of business (LOB) users including business functional managers, financial analysts, business analysts, and operations analysts in the midmarket and above, who are dissatisfied with their ability to easily access the business information. These users want to discover new insights without having to be a spreadsheet programmer and share this information with others easily and in a visually compelling way.

Outputs created by IBM Cognos Insight Standard Edition can only be used by users who have the following licenses:

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested via the IBM website

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

Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

A U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT), containing details on the products accessibility compliance, can be requested on the following website

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


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Availability of national languages
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Product description            Language        GA date
 
IBM Cognos Insight V10.1.0     Multilingual    February 15, 2012
                               (French,
                               Danish,
                               Kazakh,
                               Russian,
                               Korean,
                               Chinese -
                               Simplified,
                               Spanish,
                               Norwegian
                               Bokmal,
                               Portuguese-Brazilian,
                               Croatian,
                               German,
                               Swedish,
                               Japanese,
                               Chinese -
                               Traditional,
                               Hungarian,
                               English,
                               Romanian,
                               Turkish,
                               Czech,
                               Italian,
                               Finnish,
                               Polish)


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Program number
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Program    VRM                          Program name
number
 
5725-F64   10.1.0                       IBM Cognos Insight


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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

Also, visit the Passport Advantage® website

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


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Publications
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No publications are shipped with this product.

The IBM Publications Center

http://www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order

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 20 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries.



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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

For complete details concerning the minimum hardware requirements to install and run IBM Cognos software, refer to the System Requirements in the IBM Cognos Insight Installation and Configuration Guide. This guide can be found at

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/cinsight/v10r1m0/index.jsp
Software requirements

For complete details concerning the minimum software requirements to install and run IBM Cognos software, refer to the System Requirements in the IBM Cognos Insight Installation and Configuration Guide. This guide can be found at

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/cinsight/v10r1m0/index.jsp

IBM Cognos product strategy includes leveraging industry-standard platforms such as operating systems, databases, and application servers. In order to provide the best service possible, IBM certifies each of our products to run on specific versions of these platforms. For complete details concerning supported software environments for IBM Cognos software, visit

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27023291

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

Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express®. Product upgrades and technical support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software, and technical support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

Security, auditability, and control

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



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Ordering information
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This product is only available via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

These products may only be sold directly by IBM or by authorized IBM Business Partners for Software Value Plus.

For more information about IBM Software Value Plus, visit

http://www-01.ibm.com/software/info/itsolutions/softwarevalueplus

To locate IBM Business Partners for Software Value Plus in your geography for a specific Software Value Plus portfolio, contact your IBM representative.

Product information

Licensed function title             Product group   Product
                                                    category
 
IBM Cognos Insight Standard         IBM Cognos      IBM Cognos
Edition                             Insight         Insight
Program name                          PID        Charge unit
                                      number     description
 
IBM Cognos Insight Standard Edition   5725-F64   PA Per
                                                 Authorized User

Charge metrics definitions

Authorized User

Authorized User is the unit of measure by which this program is licensed. An Authorized User is an individual (named or unnamed) within or outside of your enterprise. The program may be installed on one or more computers or servers and accessed by the number of users authorized by the Proof of Entitlement (PoE). You must have an entitlement for each Authorized User accessing the program or any program component in any manner directly or indirectly (for example, via a multiplexing program, device, or application server) through any means.

Passport Advantage program licenses

IBM Cognos Insight

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Cognos Insight Standard Edition
IBM Cognos Insight Standard Edition Authorized User SW   D0NTULL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo
IBM Cognos Insight Standard Edition Per Authorized User  E0DHGLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Cognos Insight Standard Edition Per Authorized User  D0NTTLL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo

Passport Advantage supply

Program name/description                                 Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Cognos Insight V10.1.0
IBM Cognos Insight Standard Edition 10.1.0 Windows™      B504XML
 Multilingual Media Pack

Passport Advantage customer: Media pack entitlement details

Customers with active maintenance or subscription for the products listed are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.

IBM Cognos Insight V10.1.0

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
IBM Cognos Insight          IBM Cognos Insight          B504XML
Standard Edition per        Standard Edition 10.1.0
Authorized User             Windows Multilingual Media
                            Pack


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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.

Part number products only, offered outside of Passport Advantage, where applicable, are license only and do not include Software Maintenance.

This software license includes Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance).

License Information form number
Program name                              Program    Form number
                                          number
 
IBM Cognos Insight                        5725-F64   L-LCOE-8N3RBB

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 technical support

Technical support of a program product version or release will be available for a minimum of five years from the general availability date, as long as your Software Maintenance is in effect. This technical support allows you to obtain assistance (via telephone or electronic means) from IBM for product-specific, task-oriented questions regarding the installation and operation of the program product. Software Maintenance also provides you with access to updates (modifications or fixes), releases, and versions of the program. You will be notified, via announcement letter, of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice. If you require additional technical support from IBM, including an extension of support beyond the discontinuance date, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner. This extension may be available for a fee.

Money-back guarantee

For clarification, note that 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 the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, this term applies only to your first acquisition of the program.

Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

Yes, and through the Passport Advantage website at

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

This product is only available via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Usage restriction

Yes. For additional information, refer to the License Information Document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement website

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
International Passport Agreement
Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance)

Yes. Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express. Product upgrades and technical support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software and Technical Support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

While your Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions, and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance via telephone and, if available, electronic access, to your information systems (IS) technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Handbook at

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

Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment, or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under the applicable agreements.

For additional information about the International Passport Advantage Agreement and the IBM International Passport Advantage Express Agreement, visit the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
Other terms
System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.



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Prices
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Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner, or authorized IBM Business Partner for Software ValueNet®, if applicable. Additional information is also available at

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

Business Partner information

If you are an IBM Business Partner -- Distributor for Workstation Software acquiring products from IBM, you may link to Passport Advantage Online for resellers where you can obtain Business Partner pricing information. An IBM ID and password are required.

https://www.ibm.com/software/howtobuy/passportadvantage/paoreseller
Trademarks

IBM, Cognos, TM1, Passport Advantage, Express and ValueNet are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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

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

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