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IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance firmware V2.5 delivers a comprehensive, flexible, and easy-to-use caching solution for your business-critical applications

IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance firmware V2.5 delivers a comprehensive, flexible, and easy-to-use caching solution for your business-critical applications

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 113-061
April 23, 2013

ENUS113-061.PDF ENUS113-061.PDF

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Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Publications Publications
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DataPower® XC10 Appliance firmware V2.5 offers an innovative, pragmatic approach to harness the power of distributed caching as a complete, purpose-built, and easy-to-use solution. This updated firmware can help you take advantage of the value of your existing infrastructure investments.

DataPower XC10 Appliance firmware V2.5 offers:



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IBM® WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance is a purpose-built, easy-to-use appliance designed for simplified deployment, exceptional performance, and hardened security at the caching tier of your enterprise application infrastructure. It adds distributed caching functions to the IBM DataPower line of appliances, helping you scale your business-critical applications cost effectively with consistent performance.

DataPower XC10 Appliance firmware V2.5 offers:

DataPower XC10 Appliance can offer the following benefits for consistent and predictable performance of your business-critical applications:



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None



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DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.5 is designed for simple installation and use within a broad context of environments, including deep integration with WebSphere Application Server V7.0, V8.0, V8.5, and V8.5.5, as well a simple support for non-WebSphere Application Server and non-Java environments through Representational State Transfer (REST) APIs. DataPower XC10 Appliance has fault tolerance and a large 240 GB cache that can help achieve better performance and scalability than the dynamic cache service of WebSphere Application Server.

Updated DataPower XC10 Appliance firmware V2.5 offers:

For additional information on DataPower XC10 Appliance, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/webservers/appserv/xc10

DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.5 firmware enhancements are compatible with the DataPower XC10 Appliance V1.0 and V2.0 hardware configurations. DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.5 firmware can be downloaded after June 14, 2013, from the IBM support website at:

http://www.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/Overview/Software/WebSphere/WebSphere_DataPower _XC10_Appliance

For information on WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.1, refer to Hardware Announcement 112-075, dated April 24, 2012

For information on WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.0, refer to Hardware Announcement 111-043, dated April 5, 2011 .

For information on WebSphere Application Server V8.5 and WebSphere Application Server Liberty profile, refer to Software Announcement 212-109, dated April 24, 2012 .

For additional information on Application Infrastructure, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/products/us/en/category/SW600

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A US 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


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The DataPower XC10 Appliance complements the WebSphere Application Server family of products. It delivers a distributed caching platform for WebSphere business applications and can run with WebSphere Application Server V7.0, and later. The DataPower XC10 Appliance enables a simple network-attached cache supporting more sophisticated caching scenarios where logic and data are co-located as compared to the IBM caching platform software offering, WebSphere eXtreme Scale. The DataPower XC10 Appliance and WebSphere eXtreme Scale can be used with solutions such as IBM Business Process Management and WebSphere Message Broker to support high volumes of business events flowing through your enterprise.

The DataPower XC10 Appliance firmware V2.5 offers excellent value for your business-critical web applications that:

Examples include:

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=113-061


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For information about WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.1, refer to Hardware Announcement 112-075, dated April 24, 2012

For information about IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.0, refer to Software Announcement 111-043, dated April 5, 2011 .

For information about IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance Support Registration, refer to Software Announcement 211-136, dated April 5, 2011 .

For information about WebSphere eXtreme Scale, refer to Software Announcement 212-370, dated October 2, 2012 .

For more information on IBM Workload Deployer V3.1, refer to Hardware Announcement 111-202, dated October 4, 2011 .

For more information about IBM PureApplication System W1500, refer to Software Announcement 212-117, dated April 11, 2012 .

For more information about IBM PureApplication System W1700, refer to Software Announcement 213-091, dated February 5, 2013



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There are no product or feature changes to IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance as previously announced in Hardware Announcement 111-043, dated April 5, 2011 .

 
                                Machine
Description                     type      Model   Feature   Part
 
IBM WebSphere DataPower         7199      92X
 XC10 Appliance V2.5
 

Specify features

Description                          Machine  Model   Feature
 
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V,          7199     92X     6210
 C13 to GB 2099.1 (China)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V,          7199     92X     6211
 C13 to AS/NZ 3112 (Australia/NZ)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V,          7199     92X     6212
 C13 to IEC 309 Type 2P + Gnd
 (Europe)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V,          7199     92X     6213
 C13 to DK2-5a (Denmark)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V,          7199     92X     6214
 C13 to SABS 164 (S Africa)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V,          7199     92X     6215
 C13 to BS 1363/A (UK)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V,          7199     92X     6216
 C13 to SEV 1011-S24507 (Swiss)
Line cord - 2.8m, 220-240V,          7199     92X     6217
 C13 to IMQ CEI 23-16 (Italy/Chile)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V,          7199     92X     6218
 C13 to SI 32 (Israel)
Line cord - 2.8m, 12A/100V,          7199     92X     6219
 C13 to KETI (Korea)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V,          7199     92X     6222
 C13 to IRAM 2073 (Argentina)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/125V,          7199     92X     6223
 C13 to IEC320 (Brazil)
Line cord - 2.8M 10A/250V,           7199     92X     6269
 C13(2P+Gnd) (India)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/125V,          7199     92X     6313
 C13 to NEMA 5-15P (US)
Line cord - 2.8m, 12A/100V,          7199     92X     6314
 C13 to JIS C-8303(Japan)
Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/125V,          7199     92X     6386
 C13 to CNS 10917-3 (Taiwan)
 
Rail Kit                             7199     92X     6799
 

The IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance License plus maintenance for 12 months, program number 5765-H42, has been updated to V2.5. For additional information on the various options for IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance Subscription & Support, refer to Software Announcement 211-136, dated April 5, 2011 .

Model conversions

Not applicable



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The IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance Quick Start Guide is included with the appliance.

Additional information and documentation is available from the IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance Information Center at

http://www.ibm.com/software/webservers/appserv/xc10/library/


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For more Technical Information of IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance, refer to the information in Hardware Announcement 111-043, dated April 5, 2011 .

Specified operating environment

Standards
Operating environment
Shipping environment
Electrical power
100 to 127 or 200 to 240 Vac at 50 Hz or 60 Hz
  Power usage:
    10 A for 120 Vac
    5 A for 220 Vac

The 7199 appliance contains two 720-watt power modules that operate at 100 to 127 Vac or 200 to 240 Vac at 50 or 60 Hz.

Both power supply modules must be connected to the same power source to prevent ground voltage potential difference between the two power modules.

Homologation

This product is not certified for direct connection by any means whatsoever to interfaces of public telecommunications networks. Certification may be required by law prior to making any such connection. Contact an IBM representative or reseller for any questions.

Hardware requirements

For first-time configuration of the software, this appliance requires a compatible RS-232c terminal or terminal emulator with a male DB-9 serial port connector. The terminal must support the following RS-232c serial parameters:

The terminal must support ANSI/VT-100 control sequences. Microsoft™ Windows™ Hyperterminal and Linux™ Minicom are appropriate terminal emulators.

Unattended or remote installation can be performed through a network-attached terminal server.

Software requirements

The 7199 series appliance comes with IBM-supplied software. It is not possible to install any other software.

Planning information

For more planning information of IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance, refer to the information in Hardware Announcement 111-043, dated April 5, 2011 .

Customer responsibilities

This product is designated for customer setup. Customer setup instructions are shipped with the product.

The DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.5 firmware can be downloaded after June 14, 2013, from the IBM support website at:

http://www.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/Overview/Software/WebSphere/WebSphere_DataPower _XC10_Appliance

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 communications facilities.



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For terms and conditions for WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance, refer to Hardware Announcement 111-043, dated April 5, 2011 .



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For pricing information for WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance, refer to Hardware Announcement 111-043, dated April 5, 2011 .

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

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