IBM WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS , V7.1.1 consolidates two separate rule execution capabilities into a single offering

IBM United States Software Announcement 210-319
October 5, 2010

ENUS210-319.PDF ENUS210-319.PDF

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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
Product positioning Product positioning Prices Prices
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WebSphere® ILOG® Business Rules for z/OS®, V7.1.1 provides the following set of components in a single product package:

For ordering, contact your IBM® representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: LE001).



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The WebSphere ILOG Business Rule Management System (BRMS) product line defines, deploys, executes, monitors, and maintains the variety and complexity of business decision logic used by operational systems within an organization or enterprise.

New to this product line is WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS, V7.1.1, which brings together two separate rule execution capabilities as a single offering. It provides the ability to:

By combining these capabilities into a single product offering, organizations that rely on System z applications are provided additional flexibility as to how they can implement a business rules approach to progressively modernize their applications.

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Key prerequisites
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Any IBM System z processor running z/OS V1.9, or later



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Planned availability date
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October 15, 2010



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WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS (Rules for z/OS) is part of the WebSphere ILOG BRMS. Rules for z/OS allows you to develop and deploy rule-based applications that are used to precisely automate highly variable decisions for transactions and processes that are run on mainframe systems. It is an integral part of the overall WebSphere ILOG BRMS offering, which allows both your technical developers and line-of-business experts to collaborate in the definition, maintenance, and deployment of decision logic that drives the behavior of operational systems.

WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS V7.1.1 delivers the following three components within the product:

By providing these three components as a single product offering, Rules for z/OS provides the following benefits:

The combination of these components allows organizations to externalize critical decision logic, so that it can be more easily maintained and governed as it evolves over time. At the same time, business rules can be deployed in a manner that meets different needs of applications running on mainframe systems.

WebSphere ILOG BRMS manages the life cycle of highly variable, frequently evolving business rules by externalizing them from core application code and processes, thus allowing both technical developers and line-of-business experts to define and maintain decision logic that drives the behavior of operational systems.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

You can request a U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance at

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html

Value Unit-based pricing

Value Unit pricing for eligible IBM System z IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) programs enables a lower cost of incremental growth and enterprise aggregation. Each System z IPLA product with Value Unit pricing has a single price per Value Unit and a conversion matrix, called Value Unit Exhibit, for converting from some designated measurement to Value Units. Most commonly, Millions of Service Units (MSUs) is the measurement designated by IBM to be converted to Value Units. Some other measurements are engines or messages. Since MSUs are the most common measurement, that measurement will be used for the remainder of this description.

Value Unit pricing offers price benefits for you. For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity. Each of the various Value Unit Exhibits stipulate that the larger your required license capacity, the fewer Value Units per MSU you will need. Value Unit Exhibits are uniquely identified by a three digit code and referred to using the nomenclature VUExxx, where xxx is the three digit code.

Subsequent acquisitions of Value Unit priced programs offer additional price benefits. The quantity of each System z IPLA program that you have acquired is referred to as entitled license capacity. If you wish to grow your entitled license capacity for a System z IPLA program, the calculation to determine additional needed Value Units is based upon the number of Value Units already acquired.

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, you should:

To simplify conversion from the designated measurement to Value Units or vice-versa, use the Value Unit Converter Tool. For additional information or to obtain a copy of the Value Unit Converter Tool, visit the Value Unit Converter Tool website

http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice/vuctool

Note that Value Units of a given product cannot be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with Value Units of another product.

To determine the required license capacity for the System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Terms and conditions section.



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WebSphere ILOG BRMS products help organizations increase their agility in responding to changing market and regulatory conditions by externalizing and managing business decision logic separately from application code. Organizations gain several advantages by adopting a business rules approach:

The WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS offering allows externalized rules to be deployed in several ways for use with mainframe applications. Using the Rules for COBOL code generation capabilities, rules can run natively in CICS®, IMS™ and batch applications, while using the Rule Execution Server for z/OS allows rules and rulesets to be invoked as decision services running independently from applications. By providing both options within a single product offering, organizations have flexible options for progressively modernizing their mainframe applications.



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Program                Program
number         VRM     name
 
 5655-ILG      7.1.1   IBM WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS

Product identification number

 
                    Subscription and    Program
Program PID number  Support PID number  name
 
5655-ILG            5655-ILH            IBM WebSphere ILOG
                                         Business Rules for
                                         z/OS V7.1.1
 


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Consulting and services

Professional Services are available to help your clients get into production quickly and, if desirable, to assist with planning and growing into full-blown business integration solutions. These services can be provided through our IBM Business Partner community or through IBM Global Services consulting teams.

To contact a Software Services sales specialist, visit

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

For additional information on capabilities, contact an IBM Global Services representative. For further information, visit

http://www.ibm.com/services


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Training is available for:

IBM training provides education to support many IBM offerings. Descriptions of WebSphere courses for IT professionals and managers are on the WebSphere Education website. Visit

http://www.ibm.com/websphere/education

Refer to the WebSphere Education website for information on course locations and availability dates.

Call IBM training at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322) for catalogs, schedules, and enrollments.

The WebSphere Education team delivers a comprehensive portfolio of education services to help customers and IBM Business Partners successfully deploy SOA and integrate WebSphere middleware products to achieve the maximum benefit.

WebSphere Support Team has shown that lack of training is the third most common cause of deployment issues for three years running. Our curriculum provides a unique training value built on exclusive product knowledge direct from IBM developers cemented with expert instructors and flexible time and cost-saving training options. The WebSphere Education team works closely with product developers and services organizations to ensure that the courses we offer provide the most up-to-the-minute technical and product information. Our courses place an emphasis on the advanced knowledge and insight that only these sources can provide. We draw from a deep pool of IBM technical experience in the development of our courses and pass that knowledge on to our students.

With over 200 courses across eight curriculums, WebSphere Education provides training that spans the spectrum of skills needs from introductory product overviews to advanced programming and administration. Hands-on labs let you work with fully functional versions of the software you are studying to round out your training experience. Several training options are available, including classroom, private customized courses, or instructor-led or self-paced, online learning, letting you train from your office without traveling.

For more information about available education offerings, visit

http://www.ibm.com/websphere/education


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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi

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=210-319


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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, free of charge.



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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Any IBM System z processor (or equivalent) capable of running the required level of operating system, that has enough storage to meet the combined requirements of the programming prerequisites, WebSphere ILOG for z/OS products, the access methods, and the application programs.

Software requirements

WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS V7.1.1 is designed to operate with:

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

Direct customer support

Direct customer support is provided for WebSphere ILOG for z/OS products by IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel. This fee service enhances your productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel helps answer questions pertaining to usage and suspected software defects for eligible products.

Installation and technical support is provided by Global Services. For more information call, 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

For technical support or assistance, contact your IBM representative or visit

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

The WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS product packages contain:

Security, auditability, and control

WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS products use the security and auditability features of the host software.

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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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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Charge metric
                 Part number or
Program name     PID number           Charge metric
 
IBM WebSphere    5655-ILG             Value Unit
 ILOG Business
 Rules for
 z/OS V7.1.1
 

The programs in this announcement have Value Unit-based pricing.

Program
Number          Program Name           Value Unit Exhibit
 
5655-ILG        IBM WebSphere ILOG     VUE007
                Business Rules
                for z/OS V7.1.1
 
Basic license

On/Off Capacity on Demand (CoD)

WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS, V7.1.1 is eligible for On/Off CoD with a temporary use charge calculated based on MSUs per-day usage.

 
Program name  IBM WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS, V7.1.1
Program PID   5655-ILG
 
Entitlement                              
identifier      Description                      License option/Pricing metric
 
S016H06         IBM WebSphere ILOG               Basic OTC, Per MSU-day TUC
                 Business Rules for
                 z/OS V7.1.1 
Translation from MSUs to Value Units
 
           MSUs       Value Units/MSU
Base         1-3      1.00
Tier A       4-45     0.45
Tier B      46-175    0.36
Tier C     176-315    0.27
Tier D     316+       0.20

To order, specify the program product number and the appropriate license or charge option. Also, specify the desired distribution medium. To suppress shipment of media, select the license-only option in CFSW.

Program name: IBM WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS, V7.1.1
Program PID:  5655-ILG
 
Entitlement                                     
identifier     Description                        Pricing metric
 
S016H06        IBM WebSphere ILOG Business        Basic OTC, per Value Unit
                Rules for z/OS V7.1.1             
 
Orderable    
supply ID      Language                           Distribution medium

S016H07        English                            DVD
 

 

Subscription and Support PID: 5655-ILH
 
Entitlement                          
identifier     Description                       License option/Pricing metric
 
S016H0M        IBM WebSphere ILOG                Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                Business Rules for               No charge, decline SW S&S
                for z/OS S&S                     Per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable     
supply ID      Language                           
 
S016H0N        English                   

 

Subscription and Support

To receive voice technical support via telephone and future releases and versions at no additional charge, Subscription and Support must be ordered. The capacity of Subscription and Support (Value Units) must be the same as the capacity ordered for the product licenses.

To order, specify the Subscription and Support program number (PID) referenced above and the appropriate license or charge option.

IBM is also providing Subscription and Support for these products via a separately purchased offering under the terms of the IBM International Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (IAASM). This offering:

When Subscription and Support is ordered, the charges will automatically renew annually unless cancelled by you.

The combined effect of the IPLA license and the Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance gives you rights and support services comparable to those under the traditional ICA S/390® and System z license or its equivalent. To ensure that you continue to enjoy the level of support you are used to in the ICA business model, you must order both the license for the program and the support for the selected programs at the same Value Unit quantities.

Single version charging

To elect single version charging, you must notify and identify to IBM the prior program and replacement program, and the machine the programs are operating on.

Customized Offerings

Customized offerings are not available for WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS.



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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.

Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance

The IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (Z125-6011) applies for Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) and does not require customer signatures.

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. These programs have a one-time license charge for use of the programs 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 programs as long as support is in effect.

IBM System z Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel is an option if you require added services.

License Information form number

WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS 7.1.1: L-ASAY-87RAUL

The programs' License Informations 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 support

Enhanced support, called Subscription and Support, includes telephone assistance, as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect. You will be notified of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice.

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 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

No

Usage restriction

Yes

Usage is limited to the quantity of Value Units licensed.

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
Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) applies

No. For operating system software, the revised IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel offering will provide support for those operating systems and associated products that are not available with the Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) offering.

This will ensure total support coverage for your enterprise needs, including IBM and selected non-IBM products. For complete lists of products supported under both the current and revised offering, visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/sl/products
IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel

No

System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

Yes

Educational allowance available

Yes. A 15% education allowance applies to qualified education institution customers.

Sub-capacity terms and conditions

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity. Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

For more information on the Value Unit Exhibit for the System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Ordering information section.

Program                                         
number      Program name            Terms        
 
5655-ILG    IBM WebSphere ILOG      Execution-based        
            Business Rules           
            for z/OS V7.1.1
 
Full-capacity mainframes

In cases where full capacity is applicable, the following terms apply.

Execution-based, z/OS-based, full-machine-based: The required capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, visit

http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/

Reference-based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the parent program.

Sub-capacity mainframes

In cases where sub-capacity is applicable, the following terms apply.

Execution-based: The required capacity of a System z IPLA sub-capacity program with these terms equals the capacity of the LPARs where the System z IPLA program executes.

z/OS-based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of z/OS on the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

Reference-based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the parent program.

Full-machine-based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with full machine based terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, refer to The IBM System z Machines Exhibit, Z125-3901, or visit the Mainframes section of the System z Exhibits website

http://ibm.com/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/

For more information on sub-capacity System z IPLA terms and conditions, refer to Software Announcement 204-184, dated August 10, 2004.

For additional information for products with reference-based terms, System z IPLA sub-capacity programs with reference-based terms adds value to the parent program across the environment, regardless of where in the environment the System z IPLA program executes.

An environment is defined as either a single or stand-alone machine or a qualified Parallel Sysplex®. You may have one or more different environments across the enterprise. To determine the required license capacity for each System z IPLA program with referenced-based terms, each environment should be assessed separately.

When a System z IPLA sub-capacity program with reference-based terms is used in a qualified Parallel Sysplex environment, the required license capacity of the System z IPLA program must equal with the license capacity of the parent program across the Parallel Sysplex. Qualified Parallel Sysplex refers to one:

Sub-capacity eligibility

To be eligible for sub-capacity charging on select System z IPLA programs, you must first implement and comply with all terms of either sub-capacity Workload License Charges (WLC) or sub-capacity Entry Workload License Charges (EWLC). To implement sub-capacity WLC or EWLC, a machine must be System z (or equivalent). On that machine:

For that machine, you must create and submit a Sub-Capacity Report to IBM each month. Sub-Capacity Reports must be generated using the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT). For additional information or to obtain a copy of SCRT, visit the System z Software Pricing website

http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice

You must comply with all of the terms of the WLC or EWLC offering, whichever is applicable:

Additionally, you must sign and comply with the terms and conditions specified in the amendment to the IPLA contract - Amendment for IBM System z9® and System z Programs Sub-Capacity Pricing (Z125-6929). Once the amendment is signed, the terms in the amendment replace any and all previous System z IPLA sub-capacity terms and conditions.

Sub-capacity utilization determination

Sub-capacity utilization is determined based on the product's own execution as reported to IBM in accordance with the requirements for reporting sub-capacity utilization for products.

On/Off Capacity on Demand (CoD)

To be eligible for On/Off CoD pricing, you must be enabled for temporary capacity on the corresponding hardware, and the required contract, Attachment for IBM System z On/Off Capacity on Demand (Z125-7883) must be signed prior to use.



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Program name: IBM WebSphere ILOG Business Rules for z/OS, V7.1.1
Program PID:  5655-ILG
 
Entitlement                         
identifier     Description             License option/Pricing metric
 
S016H06        IBM WebSphere ILOG      Basic OTC, Per Value Unit
                Business Rules         Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
                for z/OS V7.1.1
 
Subscription and Support PID: 5655-ILH
 
Entitlement                          
identifier     Description             License option/Pricing metric
 
S016H0M        IBM WebSphere ILOG      Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
                Business Rules         No charge, decline SW S&S
                for z/OS S&S           Per MSU SW S&S registration

Subscription and Support

To receive voice technical support via telephone and future releases and versions at no additional charge, Subscription and Support must be ordered. The capacity of Subscription and Support (Value Units) must be the same as the capacity ordered for the product licenses.

To order, specify the Subscription and Support program number (PID) referenced above and the appropriate license or charge option.

IBM is also providing Subscription and Support for these products via a separately purchased offering under the terms of the IBM International Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (IAASM). This offering:

When Subscription and Support is ordered, the charges will automatically renew annually unless cancelled by you.

The combined effect of the IPLA license and the Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance gives you rights and support services comparable to those under the traditional ICA S/390 and System z license or its equivalent. To ensure that you continue to enjoy the level of support you are used to in the ICA business model, you must order both the license for the program and the support for the selected programs at the same Value Unit quantities.

For current prices, visit

http://www.ibm.com/support

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Variable charges: The applicable processor-based one-time charge will be based on the group of the designated machine on which the program is licensed for use. If the program is designated to a processor in a group for which no charge is listed, the charge of the next higher group listed applies. For movement to a machine in a higher group, an upgrade charge equal to the difference in the then-current charges between the two groups will apply. For movement to a machine in a lower group, there will be no adjustment or refund of charges paid.

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

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