IBM Software Maintenance After License Fee for PowerHA System Mirror promotion

Announcement Letter Number 312-110

September 4, 2012

Value proposition

IBM® will waive After License Fees (ALF) for customers moving to PowerHA® system Mirror Standard or Enterprise Editions if they had SWMA (6942-74P) for 5765-F62 installed and active on April 29, 2012.

The offer

For a limited time only, if IBM installation records show you had Software Maintenance (SWMA) for HACMP™ installed and active on April 29, 2012, and also had a qualifying software license for IBM HACMP V5.4 or V5.5 installed at any time up to and including April 29, 2012, and you acquire SWMA for PowerHA System Mirror via IBM services contract, IBM will waive the After License Fee (ALF) for the eligible new PowerHA System Mirror SWMA.

For a list of qualifying and eligible products, refer to the Qualifying/Eligible products section.

Start and/or end dates

Orders must be received by IBM on or before November 23, 2012.

The Date of Installation (purchase date), as defined in the IBM Customer Agreement or any equivalent IBM agreement, must occur on or after September 4, 2012, but no later than December 28, 2012.

Where is it available?

This promotion is available only in:

This promotion is not available in the IBM - Caribbean North District.

Customer Letter Section

Qualifying/Eligible products

Qualifying products

                     Program
Description          number    Installation requirements

HACMP V5.4 or V5.5 5765-F62 Installed at any time up to and including April 29, 2012 SWMA for HACMP 6942-74P Installed and active on April 29, 2012

Eligible products

                                                   Program
Description                                        number

SWMA for PowerHA System Mirror Standard 6948-J64 Edition via services contract SWMA for PowerHA System Mirror Enterprise 6948-J65 Edition via services contract

Additional information/conditions

In Canada, you are responsible for all applicable taxes such as Goods and Services Tax (GST), Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), Provincial Sales Tax (PST), and Quebec Sales Tax (QST).

IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this promotion at any time.

This promotion is subject to the terms and conditions of any applicable Agreements.

IBM Global Financing

Financing may be available. Refer to one of the following IBM Global Financing Web sites at:

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IBM - Caribbean North District information

To determine if a country/region is part of the IBM - Caribbean North District, refer to the ibm.com country/region homepage at:

and select Country/region.

Business Partner information

IBM Business Partner - Distributors; IBM Business Partner - Solution Providers and Resellers who acquire products from IBM; IBM Business Partner - Solution Providers and Resellers who acquire products from IBM Business Partner - Distributors; and IBM Business Partner - Systems Integrators may access information for the corresponding Business Partner offer. Due to participation eligibility, Business Partners may not be able to view every offer. PartnerWorld® ID and password required (use IBM ID).

Business Partner Announcement Letter 512-418

Order now

To order, contact the Americas Call Centers, your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

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

Reference: YE001

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