IBM Analytical Decision Management V8.0

IBM United States Software Announcement 213-508
October 29, 2013


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
Statement of direction Statement of direction Prices Prices
Program number Program number


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IBM® Analytical Decision Management V8.0:



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Overview
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IBM Analytical Decision Management V8.0 applies predictive analytics to everyday business processes, providing front-line employees and systems with recommended actions where and when they are needed, whether on the phone with a customer, deciding the best routing for a claim, or allocating bandwidth through a utility. IBM Analytical Decision Management combines predictive models, simple rules, and scoring to automate, manage, and optimize high-volume decisions.

IBM Analytical Decision Management V8.0 new features include:



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Key prerequisites
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Refer to the Software requirements section.



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Planned availability date
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December 10, 2013: Electronic availability

January 3, 2014: Media availability



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Description
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IBM Analytical Decision Management V8.0 continues to revolutionize how organizations make decisions by consistently maximizing outcomes for the organization. With Analytical Decision Management, organizations aim to outperform the competition by:

The prebuilt decision management applications include:

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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Statement of direction
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The term deprecation is used to notify customers when a certain feature or features may be removed from an offering. Deprecation notifications precede the actual removal of the features. They allow customers to anticipate any actions which they may deem to be desirable or necessary to accommodate the removal of the feature.

IBM Analytical Decision Management V8.0 will be the last planned version to support conformance for the following:

IBM's statements regarding its plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice at IBM's sole discretion. Information regarding potential future products is intended to outline our general product direction and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision. The information mentioned regarding potential future products is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code, or functionality. Information about potential future products may not be incorporated into any contract. The development, release, and timing of any future features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion.



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Availability of national languages
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Product description            Language        GA date
 
IBM Analytical Dcsn Mgt        Multilingual    January 3, 2014
V8.0.0                         (French,
                               Korean,
                               Chinese -
                               Simplified,
                               Spanish,
                               Portuguese-Brazilian,
                               German,
                               Japanese,
                               Chinese -
                               Traditional,
                               English,
                               Italian)


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Program number
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Program    VRM                          Program name
number
 
5725-A74   8.0.0                        IBM Analytical Decision
                                        Management


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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.

All product publications are available on the product CDs and DVDs.



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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

View the hardware requirements at

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/prodguid/v1r0/clarity/prereqsForProduct.html
Software requirements

View the software requirements at

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/prodguid/v1r0/clarity/prereqsForProduct.html

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.ibm.com/partnerworld/page/svp_authorized_portfolio

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

http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/wps/bplocator/

Product information

Licensed function title             Product group   Product
                                                    category
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management  Decision        Decision
                                     Management      Management
IBM Analytical Decision Management  Decision        Decision
                                     Management      Management
IBM Analytical Decision Management  Decision        Decision
 Application                         Management      Management
                                                     Application
IBM Analytical Decision Management  Decision        Decision
 Application                         Management      Management
                                                     Application
IBM Analytical Decision Management  Decision        Decision
 for Non-Production Environment      Management      Management
IBM Analytical Decision Management  Decision        Decision
 for Non-Production Environment      Management      Management
Program name                          PID        Charge unit
                                      number     description
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Processor
                                                  Value Unit (PVU)
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Processor
                                                  Value Unit (PVU)
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Processor
                                                  Value Unit (PVU)
                                                  for Linux™ on
                                                  System z® ext
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Processor
                                                  Value Unit (PVU)
                                                  for Linux on
                                                  System z ext
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Concurrent
 Application                                      User for Linux
                                                  on System z Ext
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Concurrent
 Application                                      User for Linux
                                                  on System z Ext
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Authorized
 Application                                      User for Linux
                                                  on System z ext
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Authorized
 Application                                      User
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Authorized
 Application                                      User
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Concurrent
 Application                                      User
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Concurrent
 Application                                      User
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Authorized
 Application                                      User for Linux
                                                  on System z ext
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Processor
 for Non-Production Environment                   Value Unit (PVU)
                                                  for Linux on
                                                  System z ext
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Processor
 for Non-Production Environment                   Value Unit (PVU)
                                                  for Linux on
                                                  System z ext
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Processor
 for Non-Production Environment                   Value Unit (PVU)
IBM Analytical Decision Management    5725-A74   Per Processor
 for Non-Production Environment                   Value Unit (PVU)

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.

Concurrent User

Concurrent User is the unit of measure by which this program is licensed. A Concurrent User is a shared user access to the program within or outside of your enterprise. The program may be installed only on one computer or one server. The total number of Concurrent Users simultaneously accessing the program at any moment in time may not exceed the highest number of Concurrent Users authorized by the Proof of Entitlement (PoE). You must have an entitlement for each Concurrent User simultaneously 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.

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 Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management Application
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt App Per Authorized User      D0EAXLL
 Initl FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt App Per Authorized User      E09HKLL
 Subsq FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt App Per Concurrent User      D0EAULL
 Initl FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt App Per Concurrent User      E09HHLL
 Subsq FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management Application
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt App Per Authorized User      E09MLLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt App Per Authorized User Lic  D0EH5LL
 + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt App Per Authorized User SW   D0EH4LL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt App Per Concurrent User      E09MILL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt App Per Concurrent User Lic  D0EGZLL
 + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt App Per Concurrent User SW   D0EGYLL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management for Non-Production
 Environment
IBM Analy Decision Mgt NP Per Processor Value Unit       D0EBALL
 Initl FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analy Decision Mgt NP Per Processor Value Unit       E09HYLL
 Subsq FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management
IBM Analy Decision Management Per Processor Value Unit   D0EB1LL
 (PVU) Initl FT Lic+S
IBM Analy Decision Management Per Processor Value Unit   E09HPLL
 (PVU) Subsq FT Lic+S

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management for Non-Production
 Environment
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt NP Per Processor Value Unit  E09MHLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt NP Per Processor Value Unit  D0EGXLL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analytical Decision Mgt NP Per Processor Value Unit  D0EGWLL
 SW S&S Reinstate 12

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management
IBM Analytical Decision Management Per Processor Value   E09MZLL
 Unit Annual SW S&S
IBM Analytical Decision Management Per Processor Value   D0EHWLL
 Unit Lic + SW S&S 12
IBM Analytical Decision Management Per Processor Value   D0EHVLL
 Unit SW S&S Reinsta

Passport Advantage supply

Program name/description                                 Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Dcsn Mgt V8.0.0
IBM Analytical Decision Management 8.0 Multiplatform     B902NML
 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 Analytical Dec Mgt V8.0.0

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
Decision Mgmt PVU           IBM Analytical Decision     B902NML
                             Management 8.0
                             Multiplatform Media Pack
Decision Mgmt PVU NP        IBM Analytical Decision     B902NML
                             Management 8.0
                             Multiplatform Media Pack
Decision Mgmt PVU NP        IBM Analytical Decision     B902NML
                             Management 8.0
                             Multiplatform Media Pack
Decision Mgmt PVU Term      IBM Analytical Decision     B902NML
                             Management 8.0
                             Multiplatform Media Pack
IBM Analytical Decision     IBM Analytical Decision     B902NML
 Management Processor Value  Management 8.0
 Unit (PVU) for Linux on     Multiplatform Media Pack
 System z
IBM Analytical Decision     IBM Analytical Decision     B902NML
 Management Processor Value  Management 8.0
 Unit (PVU) for Linux on     Multiplatform Media Pack
 System z
IBM Analytical Decision     IBM Analytical Decision     B902NML
 Management for              Management 8.0
 Non-Production Environment  Multiplatform Media Pack
 per Processor Value Unit
 (PVU) for Linux on System
 z
IBM Analytical Decision     IBM Analytical Decision     B902NML
 Management for              Management 8.0
 Non-Production Environment  Multiplatform Media Pack
 per Processor Value Unit
 (PVU) for Linux on System
 z

Cross-platform products

Cross-platform products for use on System z

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is used for either the development of code that will be deployed on System z servers or when the product will be communicating or transferring data between a distributed server and a System z server. Otherwise order from the other set of part numbers in this announcement. This set of part numbers provides the identical supply and authorization as the other set in this announcement.

Cross-platform product for use on System z IFL engines or zEnterprise® BladeCenter® Extension

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is intended to run on the zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension or Linux operating system on System z IFL engines. If the product is not intended to run in these environments, order from the other set of part numbers in this announcement. This set of part numbers provides the identical supply and authorization as the other set in this announcement.

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management Application
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt Ap for System Z Ext+Linux on Z AU     D0YNMLL
 Initl FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt Ap for System Z Ext+Linux on Z AU     E0H0PLL
 Subsq FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt Ap for System Z Ext+Linux on Z CU     D0YNNLL
 Initl FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt Ap for System Z Ext+Linux on Z CU     E0H0QLL
 Subsq FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management Application
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt Ap for System Z Ext+Linux on Z AU     E0C8MLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt Ap for System Z Ext+Linux on Z AU     D0JVDLL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt Ap for System Z Ext+Linux on Z AU SW  D0JVELL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt Ap for System Z Ext+Linux on Z CU     E0C8NLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt Ap for System Z Ext+Linux on Z CU     D0JVFLL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt Ap for System Z Ext+Linux on Z CU SW  D0JVGLL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management for Non-Production
 Environment
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt NP for System Z Ext+Linux on Z PVU    D0YNQLL
 Initl FT Lic+S&S 12Mo
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt NP for System Z Ext+Linux on Z PVU    E0H0SLL
 Subsq FT Lic+S&S 12Mo

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt for System Z Ext+Linux on Z PVU       D0YNPLL
 Initl FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt for System Z Ext+Linux on Z PVU       E0H0RLL
 Subsq FT Lic+S&S 12 Mo

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management for Non-Production
 Environment
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt NP for System Z Ext+Linux on Z PVU    E0C8GLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Analy Dcsn Mgt NP for System Z Ext+Linux on Z PVU    D0JV1LL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analy Dcsn MgtNP for System Z Ext+Linux on Z PVU SW  D0JV3LL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM Analytical Decision Management

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Analytical Decision Management
IBM Analy Decision Management Per PVU for L/z ext        E0C8ELL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Analy Decision Management Per PVU for L/z ext Lic +  D0JUXLL
 SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Analy Decision Management Per PVU for L/z ext SW     D0JUYLL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo


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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 Analytical Decision Management        5725-A74   L-GLBC-99MHME

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

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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.

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 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

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

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.

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
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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Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner for Software Value Plus, Additional information is also available at

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Business Partner information

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https://www.ibm.com/software/howtobuy/passportadvantage/paoreseller
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Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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