IBM SmartCloud Application Services Version 1.1

IBM Europe, Middle East, and Africa Services Announcement ZS13-0030
May 28, 2013

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IBM SmartCloud® Application Services Version 1.1 is IBM's platform-as-a-service offering for the public cloud. It delivers a collaborative, cloud-based environment that supports the full lifecycle of accelerated application development, deployment, and delivery. IBM SmartCloud Application Services provides an enterprise-class infrastructure, enhanced security, and pay-as-you-go services. Clients can use IBM SmartCloud Application Services to sense and quickly respond to market demands, capture new markets, and reduce application delivery and management costs.



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IBM SmartCloud Application Services Version 1.0, announced in Services Announcement ZS12-0114, dated December 18, 2012 , has been updated to Version 1.1.

IBM SmartCloud Application Services Version 1.1 expands the offering's application pattern catalog and improves the structure of the catalog to make it easier to add additional capabilities off the release cycle.

For details, refer to the Description section.



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IBM SmartCloud Enterprise (6948-96H)



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June 28, 2013



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Improved patterns

A messaging extension has been added for the IBM® Web Application Pattern. This will allow you to support web apps that have messaging requirements.

Improved data management for production databases

The database patterns have been enhanced with:

Version 1.1 also improves your ability to build images and use those images on private and public clouds. IBM Image Construction and Composition Tool (ICCT) is now integrated with the IBM SmartCloud Application Workload Service. ICCT allows users to create custom virtual images and deploy those images with SmartCloud Application Services, the PureApplication™ System, or IBM Workload Deployer. This new functionality enhances the interoperability between IBM's public and private clouds and gives clients additional choice and flexibility in virtual image deployment.

Version 1.1 also includes SmartCloud Application Workload Service Lifeboat Monitoring, which allows for more resilient services for our Workload Service in support of resilient production workloads.

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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For pricing information, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.



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Europe NE countries  Availability date
 
Austria              June 28, 2013
Denmark              June 28, 2013
Finland              June 28, 2013
Germany              June 28, 2013
Ireland              June 28, 2013
Norway               June 28, 2013
Switzerland          June 28, 2013
Sweden               June 28, 2013
United Kingdom *     June 28, 2013
 
*  UK mainland only
 
Europe SW countries  Availability date
 
Belgium              June 28, 2013
France **            June 28, 2013
Greece               June 28, 2013
Israel               June 28, 2013
Italy                June 28, 2013
Luxembourg           June 28, 2013
Netherlands          June 28, 2013
Portugal             June 28, 2013
Spain                June 28, 2013
 
**  Except overseas territories
 
CEEMEA countries     Availability date
 
Bahrain              June 28, 2013
Czech Republic       June 28, 2013
Egypt                June 28, 2013
Estonia              June 28, 2013
Hungary              June 28, 2013
Iraq                 June 28, 2013
Jordan               June 28, 2013
Kuwait               June 28, 2013
Latvia               June 28, 2013
Lebanon              June 28, 2013
Lithuania            June 28, 2013
Oman                 June 28, 2013
Poland               June 28, 2013
Qatar                June 28, 2013
Romania              June 28, 2013
Russia               June 28, 2013
Saudi Arabia         June 28, 2013
Senegal              June 28, 2013
Slovakia             June 28, 2013
Slovenia             June 28, 2013
South Africa         June 28, 2013
Tunisia              June 28, 2013
Turkey               June 28, 2013
United Arab          June 28, 2013
 Emirates
Yemen                June 28, 2013
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