IBM Cloud Integration Platform helps enable organizations to implement a multi-cloud platform for simple, fast, and secure integration

IBM United States Software Announcement 219-009
January 8, 2019


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DescriptionDescriptionTerms and conditionsTerms and conditions
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Overview

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IBM Cloud™ Integration Platform offers a single, unified platform for all your integration needs. It is ideal for new integration projects and innovation. Cloud Integration Platform deploys integration capabilities easily and simply into an IBM Cloud Private environment. One of the included offerings in Cloud Integration Platform, it helps speed time to value of new integration projects by integrating the monitoring, logging, and security systems of the Cloud Private environment to ensure consistency across your Cloud Integration Platform.

Cloud Integration Platform can help modernize your integration capabilities and achieve digital transformation with your new integration projects, it delivers these capabilities

  • Provides a new, simple and fast way to buy with a single feature by using the Virtual Processor Core metric.
  • Enables fast deployment with an enhanced and simplified install experience in the cloud or data center of your choice with containers on Cloud Private.
  • Easy to manage with common management and interaction capabilities to use through Cloud Private.
  • Delivers secure access to images secured through Passport Advantage®. Can be deployed behind your firewall or into any other secure location.
  • Enables the integration of applications and data usage.
  • Increases productivity and speed to help you compete in the current, accelerated marketplace.
  • Augments the value of your IT investments to have a competitive advantage.
  • Enables you to:
    • Seamlessly connect to hundreds of end points to applications and data in the cloud and on-premise deployments with industry-leading capabilities in API security and lifecycle management and application integration.
    • Rapidly create, manage, help secure, socialize, analyze, and monetize APIs to accelerate innovation, unlock new markets and drive new revenue.
    • Configure secure guaranteed message delivery for your critical applications and use topics and queues where needed to make sure messages are delivered.
    • Securely move data at high speed, regardless of distance or network condition.
    • Efficiently scale with performance and scalability to meet the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) of your business applications with the containerized flexibility of the Cloud Private architecture.


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Key requirements

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IBM Cloud Integration Platform runs in an IBM Cloud Private environment, which is included with Cloud Integration Platform, on a Linux® 64-bit x86 platform. For specific hardware requirements, see the IBM Cloud Private website.



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Planned availability date

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January 25, 2019



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Description

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Cloud Integration Platform enables an organization's integration specialists to connect and integrate applications and systems through fast, simple, and secure packaging. Cloud Integration Platform delivers capabilities by taking advantage of the capabilities of existing, market-leading IBM® integration products that are included offerings. Cloud Integration Platform provides an implementation through a single part number and charge metric. Organizations can more easily deploy and take advantage of as much capability as needed from the included offerings.

Key included offerings of Cloud Integration Platform:

  • Cloud Private foundation allows Cloud Integration Platform to deploy on Cloud Private, which is the IBM offering for managing Kubernetes and containers. This cloud native, private cloud environment is ideal for deploying container-based applications and is delivered as an included offering of the Cloud Integration Platform.
  • IBM App Connect Enterprise (5724-J05) unifies the capabilities of IBM Integration Bus (IIB) with those of App Connect Professional in a single offering to better serve the demands of organizations that integrate applications and data to compete in the current economy. App Connect Enterprise brings together the best of the existing, industry-trusted IBM integration technology with the new IBM Cloud native technologies to deliver a platform with:
    • Enhanced functionality for integrating applications both on-premise and in the cloud. This includes REST APIs, Graphical Data Mapper and Data Format Description Language (DFDL) improvements, and support for MQ Telemetry Transport messages
    • Easier administration by using the IIB web-browser user interface, which includes new capabilities for deployment, creating, editing, and attaching policy documents
    • Flexible interactions with IBM MQ that extend support to offer connections to multiple, local queue managers when getting and putting messages
    • Deployment options that enable clients to achieve a balance between control, management overhead, and budget
  • IBM API Connect® (5725-Z22) offers a comprehensive set of enterprise-grade, API management capabilities. It also delivers support for the clustering of a large number of nodes within a single datacenter and also across multiple data centers. API Connect provides the following key capabilities for users to:
    • Create Microservices and expose them as APIs in minutes.
    • Manage, deploy, scale, and socialize APIs.
    • Delivers secure, control, mediate, and optimize access to APIs by using leading, standard industry practices.
  • IBM DataPower® Gateway Virtual Edition (5725-T09) serves as the API gateway for the comprehensive IBM API solution called API Connect. This gateway provides a world-class solution that is designed to meet the most stringent API business requirements in the industry. It:
    • Provides access and authentication services at the edge of the network.
    • Helps secure the message content for all API interactions and then utilizes advanced routing controls to manage and enforce service level policies throughout the enterprise. All API interactions are logged and reported to the IBM API Connect Analytics component, which enables both runtime and historical analytics and reporting.

    DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition can be used in stand-alone mode to help provide security, control, mediation and optimized access to a full range of mobile, web, API, service-oriented architecture (SOA), business-to-business (B2B), and cloud workloads. Organizations can rapidly expand the scope of valuable IT assets to new channels that provide clients, employees, and partners secure access to critical resources.

  • MQ Advanced V9.1 (5724-H72) is messaging middleware software that simplifies and accelerates the integration of diverse applications and business data across multiple platforms. It uses message queues to facilitate the exchanges of information and offers a single messaging solution for cloud, mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), and on-premises environments. By connecting virtually everything from a simple pair of applications to the most complex business environments, MQ helps organizations improve business responsiveness, control costs, reduce risk, and gain real-time insight from mobile, IoT and sensor data.
  • IBM Event Streams (5737-H33) is a high-scale, event-streaming platform built on the popular open source Apache Kafka technology. Apache Kafka has emerged as a key open source technology that underpins a new generation of responsive and intelligent applications. Event Streams helps organizations focus on writing applications rather than spending time deploying middleware. This gives organizations the confidence to deploy mission-critical workloads and helps them connect these new applications to existing infrastructure and
    • Helps make Apache Kafka easy and intuitive to use and ready for mission-critical work.
    • Helps connect to existing infrastructure.
  • IBM Aspera® High-Speed Transfer Server (5737-F70) combines the capabilities of IBM Aspera Enterprise Server and IBM Aspera Connect Server (Connect for Web Access) with the addition of data streaming functions (IBM FASP® Stream for Data) and optimized bandwidth tiers. With patented Fast and Secure Protocol (FASP) transport at its core, Aspera's High-Speed Transfer Server delivers maximum transfer throughput that is independent of distance and network conditions, typically achieving 10-100x speed improvement over file transfer protocol/secure copy protocol (FTP/SCP) and HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP), with end-to-end security and exceptional bandwidth control.

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Reference information

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For more information on DataPower® Gateway and API Connect, see Software Announcement 218-018, dated March 13, 2018.

For more information on APP Connect Enterprise, see Software Announcement 218-037, dated January 30, 2018.

For more information on MQ Advanced, see Software Announcement 217-420, dated October 24, 2017.

For more information on Event Streams, see Software Announcement 218-357, dated July 24, 2018.

For more information on Aspera® High-Speed Transfer Server, see Software Announcement 218-520, dated October 16, 2018.



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Program number

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Program number VRM Program name
5737-I89 2018.4.0 IBM Cloud Integration Platform


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Offering Information

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Product information is available on the IBM® Offering Information website.

More information is also available on the Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express® website.



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Publications

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For documentation on the offerings within this announcement, see the Publications sections of the Software Announcements listed in the Reference information section.



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Services

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Software Services

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, contact your Lab Services Sales or Delivery Leader.



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Technical information

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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Cloud Integration Platform runs in an IBM Cloud Private environment, which is included with Cloud Integration Platform, on a Linux 64-bit x86 platform. For specific hardware requirements, see the IBM Cloud Private website.

Software requirements

IBM Cloud Private

Planning information

Packaging

This offering is accessed through the internet. There is no physical media or electronic deliverable.

Security, auditability, and control

Cloud Integration Platform uses the security and auditability features of the host software.

The client 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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Ordering information

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For ordering information, consult your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, or go to the Passport Advantage website.

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

These products may only be sold directly by IBM or by IBM Business Partners for Channel Value Rewards.

More information can be found on the IBM Channel Value Rewards website.

To locate IBM Business Partners for Channel Value Rewards in your geography for a specific Channel Value Rewards portfolio, go to the Find a Business Partner page.


Passport Advantage

IBM Cloud Integration Platform (5737-I89)

Part description Part number
IBM Cloud Integration Platform Virtual Processor Core License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months D20ZBLL
IBM Cloud Integration Platform Virtual Processor Core Monthly License D211KLL
IBM Cloud Integration Platform Virtual Processor Core Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal 12 Months E0PPBLL
IBM Cloud Integration Platform Virtual Processor Core SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months D20ZELL


Passport Advantage trade-up

You must have previously acquired a license a precursor product to be eligible to acquire an equivalent licenses of the trade-up product.

Part description Part number
IBM Cloud Integration Platform Virtual Processor Core Trade Up from Prior Programs License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months D20ZFLL
IBM Cloud Integration Platform Virtual Processor Core for IBM Z® Trade Up from Prior Programs License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months D20ZKLL

Consult your IBM representative if you have any questions.


Cross-platform product for use on IBM Z

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is used for either the development of code that will be deployed on IBM Z servers or when the product will be communicating or transferring data between a distributed server and an IBM Z server. Otherwise 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 description Part number
IBM Cloud Integration Platform Virtual Processor Core for IBM Z License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months D20ZILL
IBM Cloud Integration Platform Virtual Processor Core for IBM Z Monthly License D211LLL
IBM Cloud Integration Platform Virtual Processor Core IBM Z Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal 12 Months E0PPCLL
IBM Cloud Integration Platform Virtual Processor Core for IBM Z SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months D20ZJLL

Charge metric

The charge metrics for this licensed product can be found in the following License Information document:

Program name PID number License Information document number
IBM Cloud Integration Platform 5737-I89 L-RJON-B3TRHA

Select your language of choice and scroll down to the Charge Metrics section.



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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 through Passport Advantage.

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.

Software Maintenance

Licenses under the IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) 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 can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available. Two charges apply: 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.

License Information number

The following License Information documents applies to the offering in this announcement:

Program identifier License Information document title License Information document number
5737-I89 IBM Cloud Integration Platform 2018.4.0 L-RJON-B3TRHA

Select your language of choice and scroll down to the Charge Metrics section. Follow-on releases, if any, may have updated terms. See the License Information documents website for more information.

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, see the IBM Software 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 two 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 (by 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 versions, releases, and updates (CD releases, Long Term Support Releases or fixes) of the program. You will be notified, through an announcement letter, of discontinuance of support with six 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.

For additional information on the IBM Software Support Lifecycle Policy, see the IBM Software Support Lifecycle Policy website.

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, information is available on the Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express website.

Usage restrictions

Yes

See License Information document L-RJON-B3TRHA for details regarding any restrictions.

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 by 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 users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional details, see the IBM Software 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.

Unless specified otherwise in a written agreement with you, IBM does not provide support for third-party products that were not provided by IBM. Ensure that when contacting IBM for covered support, you follow problem determination and other instructions that IBM provides, including in the IBM Software Support Handbook.

For additional information about the International Passport Advantage Agreement and the IBM International Passport Advantage Express Agreement, go to the Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express website.

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.



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Statement of good security practices

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IT system security involves protecting systems and information through intrusion prevention, detection, and response to improper access from within and outside your enterprise. Improper access can result in information being altered, destroyed, or misappropriated or can result in misuse of your systems to attack others. Without a comprehensive approach to security, no IT system or product should be considered completely secure and no single product or security measure can be completely effective in preventing improper access. IBM systems and products are designed to be part of a regulatory compliant, comprehensive security approach, which will necessarily involve additional operational procedures, and may require other systems, products, or services to be most effective.

Important: IBM does not warrant that any systems, products, or services are immune from, or will make your enterprise immune from, the malicious or illegal conduct of any party.



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Prices

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Business Partner information

If you are an IBM Business Partner acquiring products from IBM, you may link to Passport Advantage Online for resellers where you can obtain Business Partner pricing information. An IBMid and password are required to access the IBM Passport Advantage website.


Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner for Channel Value Rewards. Additional information is also available on the Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express website.

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IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States, and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government clients. Rates are based on a client's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment type, and options, and may vary by country. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension, or withdrawal without notice.



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Order now

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

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