IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting V10.2

IBM United States Software Announcement 212-282
September 11, 2012


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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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IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence Reporting V10.2 ensures users are equipped with the information they need to make fact-based decisions in a system that is simpler, faster, and easier to manage. From professional report authors who design one-to-many reports for the enterprise, to business users who need to create their own ad-hoc queries or customize existing reports. IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting V10.2 addresses the reporting needs of users across the organization. A core component of IBM Cognos Enterprise and IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10.2, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting V10.2 represents an integral part of the next wave of innovations for the IBM Cognos 10 family.

Whether you want to deploy business intelligence on a personal, departmental, or enterprise wide level, IBM has the solution for you. The IBM Cognos 10 family is right sized for your organization, is integrated, and addresses the business intelligence and performance management needs of the following entities:

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting V10.2 extends its rich capabilities by providing enhanced visualization and performance.



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Key prerequisites
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Refer to the Technical information section for details.



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Planned availability date
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September 11, 2012: Electronic availability

September 14, 2012: Media availability



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Description
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IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting V10.2 fits the reporting needs of all users in any organization from business users who need to create their own ad-hoc queries to professional report authors responsible for designing one-to-many reports to IT administrators who must deploy and manage the application in a centralized, streamlined manner. IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting V10.2 extends these rich capabilities in the following areas:

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


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Availability of national languages
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Product description            Language        GA date
 
Cognos BI Reporting Admin      Multilingual    September 14, 2012
 V10.2.0                        (French,
                                Danish,
                                Kazakh,
                                Russian,
                                Korean,
                                Chinese -
                                Simplified,
                                Spanish,
                                Norwegian
                                Bokmal,
                                Portuguese-Brazilian,
                                Croatian,
                                German,
                                Swedish,
                                Japanese,
                                Chinese -
                                Traditional,
                                Hungarian,
                                English,
                                Romanian,
                                Slovenian,
                                Turkish,
                                Dutch, Czech,
                                Italian,
                                Finnish,
                                Polish)
Cognos BI Reporting Dvlpr      Multilingual    September 14, 2012
 V10.2.0                        (French,
                                Danish,
                                Kazakh,
                                Russian,
                                Korean,
                                Chinese -
                                Simplified,
                                Spanish,
                                Norwegian
                                Bokmal,
                                Portuguese-Brazilian,
                                Croatian,
                                German,
                                Swedish,
                                Japanese,
                                Chinese -
                                Traditional,
                                Hungarian,
                                English,
                                Romanian,
                                Slovenian,
                                Turkish,
                                Dutch, Czech,
                                Italian,
                                Finnish,
                                Polish)


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Program number
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Program    VRM                          Program name
number
 
5724-W19   10.2.0                       IBM Cognos BI Reporting


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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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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

For complete details concerning the minimum hardware requirements to install and run IBM Cognos software, refer to the Installation and Configuration Guide for each product. The Installation and Configuration Guide can be found at

http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/cbi/v10r2m0/index.jsp
Software requirements

For complete details concerning the minimum software requirements to install and run IBM Cognos software, refer to the Installation and Configuration Guide for each product. The Installation and Configuration Guide can be found at

http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/cbi/v10r2m0/index.jsp

Software environment statement

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=swg27014782

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 Cognos Business Intelligence V10.2 (5724-W12) - IBM Cognos Business Intelligence enables business users to access and analyze the information they need to improve decision making, gain better insight, and manage performance.

IBM Cognos Data Manager V10.2 (5724-W13) - IBM Cognos Data Manager creates data warehouses and data repositories for reporting, analysis, and performance management.

IBM Cognos Powerplay V10.2 (5724-W68) - IBM Cognos PowerPlay® is an online analytical processing application that lets you analyze critical corporate data from any angle, in any combination through multidimensional analysis.

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 Business Intelligence    Cog Query and   Cog BI
 Mid-Market Reporting                Reporting       Reporting
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence    Cog Query and   Cog BI
 Mid-Market Reporting Administrator  Reporting       Reporting
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence    Cog Query and   Cog BI
 Mid-Market Reporting for Non-Prod   Reporting       Reporting
 Env
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence    Cog Query and   Cog BI
 Reporting Developer                 Reporting       Reporting
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence    Cog Query and   Cog BI
 Reporting for Non-Production        Reporting       Reporting
 Environment
Program name                          PID        Charge unit
                                      number     description
 
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence      5724-W19   PA Per
 Mid-Market Reporting                             Authorized User
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence      5724-W19   Per Authorized
 Mid-Market Reporting Administrator               User
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence      5724-W19   Per Processor
 Mid-Market Reporting for Non-Prod                Value Unit (PVU)
 Env
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence      5724-W19   Per Authorized
 Reporting Developer                              User
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence      5724-W19   Per Processor
 Reporting for Non-Production                     Value Unit (PVU)
 Environment

Charge metrics definitions

Authorized User

Authorized User is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. An Authorized User is a unique person who is given access to the program. The program may be installed on any number of computers or servers and each Authorized User may have simultaneous access to any number of instances of the program at one time. Licensee must obtain separate, dedicated entitlements for each Authorized User accessing the program in any manner directly or indirectly (for example, via a multiplexing program, device, or application server) through any means. An entitlement for an Authorized User is unique to that Authorized User an may not be shared, nor may it be reassigned other than for the permanent transfer of the Authorized User entitlement to another person.

NOTE: Some programs may be licensed where devices are considered users. In that case, the following applies. Any computing device that requests the execution of or receives for execution a set of commands, procedures, or applications from the program or that is otherwise managed by the program is considered a separate user of the program and requires an entitlement as if that device were a person.

Processor Value Unit (PVU)

PVU is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. The number of PVU entitlements required is based on the processor technology (defined within the PVU Table by processor value, brand, type, and model number at

http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/pvu_licensing_for_customers.html

and the number of processors made available to the program. IBM continues to define a processor, for the purpose of PVU-based licensing, to be each processor core on a chip. A dual-core processor chip, for example, has two processor cores.

Licensee can deploy the program using either full capacity licensing or virtualization capacity (sub-capacity) licensing according to the Passport Advantage Sub-Capacity Licensing Terms (refer to the webpage below). If using full capacity licensing, licensee must obtain PVU entitlements sufficient to cover all activated processor cores* in the physical hardware environment made available to or managed by the program, except for those servers from which the program has been permanently removed. If using virtualization capacity licensing, licensee must obtain entitlements sufficient to cover all activated processor cores made available to or managed by the program, as defined according to the Virtualization Capacity License Counting Rules at

http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/Counting_Software_licenses_using_sp ecific_virtualization_technologies.html

* An activated processor core is a processor core that is available for use in a physical or virtual server, regardless of whether the capacity of the processor core can be or is limited through virtualization technologies, operating system commands, BIOS settings, or similar restrictions.

Notes :

Passport Advantage program licenses

IBM Cognos BI Reporting

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Mid-Market Reporting
 Administrator
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Administrator Mid Mkt Auth User  E062NLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Administrator Mid Mkt Auth User  D072ALL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Administrator MidMkt AuthUser    D072BLL
 SW S&S Reinstate 12Mo

IBM Cognos BI Reporting

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Mid-Market Reporting
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Mid-Mkt Auth User Annual SW S&S  E062QLL
 Rnwl
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Mid-Mkt Auth User Lic + SW S&S   D072ELL
 12 Mo
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Mid-Mkt Auth User SW S&S         D072FLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM Cognos BI Reporting

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting for
 Non-Production Environment
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Non-Prod PVU Annual SW S&S Rnwl  E062PLL
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Non-Prod PVU Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo  D072CLL
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Non-Prod PVU SW S&S              D072DLL
 Reinstatement 12 Mo

IBM Cognos BI Reporting

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Mid-Market Reporting
 for Non-Prod Env
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Mid-Mkt Non-Prod PVU Annual SW   E062RLL
 S&S Rnwl
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Mid-Mkt Non-Prod PVU Lic + SW    D072GLL
 S&S 12 Mo
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Mid-Mkt Non-Prod PVU SW S&S      D072HLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM Cognos BI Reporting

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting Developer
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Developer Auth User Annual SW    E062SLL
 S&S Rnwl
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Developer Auth User Lic + SW     D072ILL
 S&S 12 Mo
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Developer Auth User SW S&S       D072JLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo

Passport Advantage trade-up licenses

IBM Cognos BI Reporting

Precursor product           Trade-up product            Trade-up
                                                        part
                                                        number
 
IBM Cognos Business
 Intelligence Reporting for
 Non-Production Environment
Tier 1                      IBM Cognos BI Reporting     D09ZHLL
                             Non-Prod PVU TUFr Tier 1
                             TrdUp Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
Tier 2                      IBM Cognos BI Reporting     D09ZGLL
                             Non-Prod PVU TUFr Tier 2
                             TrdUp Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo

Passport Advantage supply

Program name/description                                 Part
                                                         number
 
Cognos BI Reporting Admin V10.2.0
IBM Cognos BI Reporting 10.2.0 Multiplatform             B505NML
 Multilingual Media Pack
Cognos BI Reporting Dvlpr V10.2.0
IBM Cognos BI Reporting Developer 10.2.0 Multiplatform   B505PML
 ML 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.

Cognos BI Reporting Dvlpr V10.2.0

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
Cognos BI Reporting         IBM Cognos BI Reporting     B505PML
Developer Authorized User   Developer 10.2.0
                            Multiplatform ML Media
                            Pack

Cognos BI Reporting Admin V10.2.0

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
Cognos BI Reporting Admin   IBM Cognos BI Reporting     B505NML
 MM Auth user                10.2.0 Multiplatform
                             Multilingual Media Pack
Cognos BI Reporting         IBM Cognos BI Reporting     B505NML
 Developer Authorized User   10.2.0 Multiplatform
                             Multilingual Media Pack
Cognos BI Reporting         IBM Cognos BI Reporting     B505NML
 Mid-Mkt Auth User           10.2.0 Multiplatform
                             Multilingual Media Pack
Cognos BI Reporting         IBM Cognos BI Reporting     B505NML
 Mid-Mkt Non-pr PVU          10.2.0 Multiplatform
                             Multilingual Media Pack
Cognos BI Reporting         IBM Cognos BI Reporting     B505NML
 Non-prod PVU                10.2.0 Multiplatform
                             Multilingual Media Pack


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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 BI Reporting                   5724-W19   L-LCOE-8UDL2A

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

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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).

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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

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International Passport Agreement
Software Subscription and Support applies

Yes. Software Subscription and Support 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 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 with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

While your Software Subscription and Support 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

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Software Subscription and Support 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.

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System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.

Statement of good security practices

IT system security involves protecting systems and information through prevention, detection, and response to improper access from within and outside your enterprise. Improper access can result in information being altered destroyed or misappropriated or can result in misuse of your systems to attack others. Without a comprehensive approach to security, no IT system or product should be considered completely secure and no single product or security measure can be completely effective in preventing improper access. IBM systems and products are designed to be part of a comprehensive security approach, which will necessarily involve additional operational procedures, and may require other systems, products, or services to be most effective. IBM does not warrant that systems and products are immune from the malicious or illegal conduct of any party.



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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.



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Passport Advantage

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

Electronic Service Agent is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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

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