IBM WebSphere Message Broker is delivered with a WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus Transfer License option

IBM United States Software Announcement 212-522
December 11, 2012

ENUS212-522.PDF ENUS212-522.PDF

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
Product positioning Product positioning Prices Prices
Program number Program number  Order now Order now


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WebSphere® Message Broker V8 makes available WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus Transfer License, a cost-effective licensing option for clients who only require a subset of enterprise service bus (ESB) capability in a fully scalable deployment.

New with this announcement



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Overview
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The WebSphere Message Broker Transfer License for WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus enables you to exchange some or all of your WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus license entitlements for WebSphere Message Broker license entitlements.

Following the license transfer, your entitlement to use WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus will be reduced or cease. This reflects the WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus license entitlements being relinquished during the exchange.

In addition, the exchange will be documented contractually on terms and conditions. As one of several conditions, you agree, with effect from the date of the exchange, promptly to destroy all copies of the WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus program that are replaced by license entitlements to WebSphere Message Broker.

WebSphere Message Broker Transfer License for WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus licensees are entitled to a new mode of operation for WebSphere Message Broker. This provides comparable functionality and performance to that available in WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus. This mode of operation is only available by the application of APAR IC88466 on top of WebSphere Message Broker V8.0.0.1. The APAR must be applied in order to access the appropriate mode. The V8.0.0.1 Fix Pack and APAR IC88466 can be downloaded from the IBM® Support website

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

The V8.0.0.1 Fix Pack may be used to upgrade any WebSphere Message Broker V8 installation.

WebSphere Message Broker packages WebSphere Adapters for SAP Software, Siebel Business Applications, PeopleSoft Enterprise, and JD Edwards Enterprise One. Following the license transfer from WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus, use of these adapters with WebSphere Message Broker is limited to development and functional testing only. Any production use of the adapters remains separately chargeable.

Software Announcement 212-233, dated June 12, 2012, does not apply to the WebSphere Message Broker Transfer License for WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus.

For ordering, contact your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner. For more information contact the Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (426-2255). Reference: YE001



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Key prerequisites
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WebSphere Message Broker WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus Transfer License is only available for WebSphere Message Broker (5724-J05) V8.0.0.1 or later.



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Planned availability date
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December 11 2012: Electronic software delivery - Passport Advantage® part numbers



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Description
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Accessibility by people with disabilities

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Product positioning
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The WebSphere family includes software products to meet diverse integration needs as they span varying programming models, qualities of service, and multiple data types. Whether you are looking to exchange a limited amount of data between applications, services and systems, or implement an enterprise-wide SOA, you can meet current and future needs with WebSphere .

WebSphere Message Broker makes full use of the transport and connectivity options provided by WebSphere MQ, delivering additional routing and transformation capabilities, as well as other functionality to implement or extend an ESB.

For additional information about WebSphere Message Broker, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/integration/wbimessagebroker


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Program number
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Program name                             Program number
 
IBM WebSphere Message Broker V8.0        5724-J05


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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 program.

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 US) 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, free of charge.



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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

For requirements for WebSphere Message Broker V8.0, refer to Software Announcement 211-391, dated October 4, 2011.

Software requirements

For detailed requirements for all editions of WebSphere Message Broker, visit

http://ibm.com/software/integration/wbimessagebroker/requirements/

Program specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the programs, 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

Packaging

This program, when downloaded from a website, contains the applicable IBM license agreement and License Information, if appropriate, and will be presented for acceptance at the time of installation of the program. For future reference, the license and License Information will be stored in a directory such as LICENSE.TXT.



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IBM Software Services has the breadth, depth, and reach to manage your services needs. You can leverage the deep technical skills of our lab-based, software services team and the business consulting, project management, and infrastructure expertise of our IBM Global Services team. Also, we extend our IBM Software Services reach through IBM Business Partners to provide an extensive portfolio of capabilities. Together, we provide the global reach, intellectual capital, industry insight, and technology leadership to support a wide range of critical business needs.

To learn more about IBM Software Services or to contact a Software Services sales specialist, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/sw-services/


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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 group: WebSphere
 
  Product Identifier Description                (PID)
 
IBM WebSphere Message Broker                    5724-J05
 
  Product category: Application Integration Middleware Other
Charge metric
                                      PID         Charge unit
Program name                          number      description
 
IBM WebSphere Message Broker V8.0     5724-J05    Processor Value Unit

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 the website below) 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. The PVU table can be found at

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

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 web page 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

Product description                                    Product ID
 
IBM WebSphere Message Broker                           5724-J05

Passport Advantage

Here is the complete listing of part numbers for WebSphere Message Broker WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus Transfer License

Description                                     Part Number
 
IBM WebSphere Message Broker WebSphere
 Enterprise Service Bus Transfer License
 
 
  Per Processor Value Unit (PVU)
    License + Software S&S 12 mo                D0WE0LL
    Annual Software S&S Renewal                 E0FXVLL
    Software S&S reinstatement 12 mo            D0WE1LL
 
IBM WebSphere Message Broker WebSphere
 Enterprise Service Bus Transfer License
 
  Idle Standby per Processor Value Unit
    License + Software S&S 12 mo                D0WG4LL
    Annual Software S&S Renewal                 E0FZBLL
    Software S&S reinstatement 12 mo            D0WG5LL
 

Passport Advantage trade-up

You must have previously acquired licenses for the following precursor products to be eligible to acquire equivalent licenses of the trade-up products.

                                                        Trade-up
Precursor product            Trade-up product           part number
 
WebSphere Message Broker     WebSphere Message Broker   D0WGGLL
 WebSphere Enterprise         PVU Lic + SW S&S
 Service Bus Transfer         12 Month
 License
 
WebSphere Message Broker     WebSphere Message Broker   D0WGHLL
 WebSphere Enterprise         PVU Linux™ on System z
 Service Bus Transfer         Lic + SW S&S 12 Month
 License Linux on System z®
 
WebSphere Message Broker     WebSphere Message Broker   D0WGILL
 WebSphere Enterprise         Idle Standby PVU
 Service Bus Transfer         Lic + SW S&S 12 Month
 License Idle Standby
 
WebSphere Message Broker     WebSphere Message Broker   D0WGJLL
 WebSphere Enterprise         Idle Standby PVU
 Service Bus Transfer         Linux on System z
 License Idle Standby         Lic + SW S&S 12 Month
 Linux on System z
 

Consult your IBM representative if you have any questions.

Cross-platform product for use on System z Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) engines and/or zEnterprise® BladeCenter® Extension

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is intended to run on zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension and/or the 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.

                                                          Part
Program name/Description                                  number
 
IBM WebSphere Message Broker WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus 
 Transfer License
 
  Per Processor Value Unit
    Linux on System z License + Software S&S 12 mo        D0WG2LL
    Linux on System z Annual Software S&S Renewal         E0FZALL
    Linux on System z Software S&S reinstatement 12 mo    D0WG3LL
 
  Idle Standby per Processor Value Unit
    Linux on System z License + Software S&S 12 mo        D0WG6LL
    Linux on System z Annual Software S&S Renewal         E0FZCLL
    Linux on System z Software S&S reinstatement 12 mo    D0WG7LL 


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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.

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

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.

These programs are licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA) and the associated Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance, which provide for support with ongoing access to releases and versions of the program. IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) with the initial license acquisition of each program 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. These programs have a one-time license charge for use of the program and an annual renewable charge for the enhanced support that includes telephone assistance (voice support for defects during normal business hours), as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect.

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 Subscription and Support (also referred to as 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 Subscription and Support (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

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 (1) for programs acquired under the IBM International Passport Advantage offering, this term applies only to your first acquisition of the program and (2) for programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) software offerings, this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by you.

Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

Yes, and through the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
Software Subscription and Support applies

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 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, only 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
IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel

No

Other support

Passport Advantage

System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.



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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

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

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Financing from IBM Global Financing helps you preserve cash and credit lines, enables more technology acquisition within current budget limits, permits accelerated implementation of economically attractive new technologies, offers payment and term flexibility, and can help match project costs to projected benefits. Financing is available worldwide for credit-qualified clients.

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To order, contact the Americas Call Centers or 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)
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Mail:       IBM Teleweb Customer Support
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            3500 Steeles Ave. East, Tower 3/4
            Markham, Ontario
            Canada
            L3R 2Z1

Reference: YE001

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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.
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