Statement of Direction: CICS TS support for mobile and one time charge (OTC) pricing
IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) intends to deliver enhanced support for mobile applications, and support for deploying qualified new CICS TS workloads on IBM System z New Application License Charges (zNALC) Logical Partitions (LPARs).
As documented in the IBM Worklight V5.0 and Mobile Foundation announcement (213-093), IBM makes the following statement of general direction (SOD) :
- In addition, IBM intends to introduce support for deploying qualified new CICS TS workloads on IBM System z New Application License Charges (zNALC) Logical Partitions (LPARs). Qualified new CICS TS applications, including approved mobile and service-enabled applications running in the CICS TS Java Virtual Machine (JVM) Server, will be eligible for CICS TS one-time-charge (OTC) pricing when deployed to a zNALC LPAR2.
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A PDF of this statement of direction is available: CICS TS SoD 19022013.pdf
1This capability has been met with the introduction of the CICS TS Feature Pack for Mobile Extensions V1.0, announced in IBM Software Announcement 213-177, (RFA57942), dated April 23, 2013.
2This capability has been met with the introduction of CICS TS Value Unit Edition (VUE) V5.1, announced in IBM Software Announcement 213-168, (RFA57898), dated April 23, 2013.
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