IBM Spectrum Fusion redefines operational agility for Red Hat OpenShift applications

IBM United States Software Announcement 222-107
March 22, 2022

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OverviewOverviewTechnical informationTechnical information
Key requirementsKey requirementsOrdering informationOrdering information
Planned availability datePlanned availability dateTerms and conditionsTerms and conditions
DescriptionDescriptionPricesPrices
Program numberProgram numberRegional availabilityRegional availability
PublicationsPublications


Overview

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IBM Spectrum® Fusion is a container-native hybrid cloud data platform for Kubernetes applications on Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform. It is designed to meet the storage requirements of modern, stateful Kubernetes applications and to make it easy to deploy and manage container-native applications and their data on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

IBM Spectrum Fusion features include:

  • Direct provisioning of storage volumes through the IBM Spectrum Fusion CSI interface
  • Data resiliency with the ability to backup and restore application state to object stores
  • Application resiliency through synchronous and asynchronous replication across zones and regions
  • Global Data Platform for a single source to manage any application, any data source, any protocol, from anywhere
  • Simple, efficient, centralized management of all Red Hat OpenShift data services


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Key requirements

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IBM Spectrum Fusion requires Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, which must be purchased by the client. Red Hat OpenShift is not pre-entitled with IBM Spectrum Fusion. The client must have sufficient Red Hat OpenShift entitlement.



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Planned availability date

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March 31, 2022.

Availability within a country is subject to local legal requirements.



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Description

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A container-native hybrid cloud data platform for Red Hat OpenShift

Organizations must quickly adjust to the changing business and outside influences that are causing rapid change, resulting in a need for business agility and faster business insights. Clients need applications and data to adjust and shift in response to dynamic market demands. They also need diverse and simplified tools and data services to build anywhere, at any pace, and for applications and data to scale dynamically, achieve peak performance, and adhere to security requirements.

Companies need a consistent way to deploy applications across on-premises infrastructure and public clouds, and not all of them are deploying containers to create that portability and consistency between cloud and on-prem environments. Red Hat has been the leader in the containerization and orchestration platform space for years, and it continues to be the leader today as Red Hat and IBM® maintain a discernable edge over the competition. With container platforms such as Red Hat OpenShift, there are several challenges that exist, especially for enterprise data workloads.

Developer challenges include:

  • Self-service and integration
  • Rapid access to storage
  • Rapid data recovery
  • Application portability

Data users, AI, and business application challenges include:

  • Access to large data sets
  • Quick data discovery
  • Performance at scale
  • GPU utilization

Challenges for the CIO, security office, or business analyst include:

  • Governance
  • Data security
  • Data resilience
  • Automation and consistency

An application approach to data

There is a need for architecture that has applications on top, a strong storage platform on the bottom, and storage services in the middle that provide a bridge between the layers and between the developer and the storage administrator.

The storage platform must have a strong foundation and needs to include key components such as:

  • Active File Management for high availability disaster recovery and global access
  • Simultaneous multiprotocol access
  • High-performance storage caching
  • Ability to archive to tape or cloud
  • Optimization for AI use cases
  • Data security with immutability and encryption

The storage services layer must also provide key components such as:

  • Data resilience
  • Capacity and performance management
  • Data discovery and orchestration
  • High availability and disaster recovery security and encryption
  • Migration services to not only move data, but also applications

IBM Spectrum Fusion

IBM Spectrum Fusion is built to meet the data access needs of enterprise-grade stateful Kubernetes applications on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

Accessibility Compliance Reports (previously known as a VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance to standards, including the Worldwide Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, European Standard EN 301 349, and US Section 508, can be found on the IBM® Accessibility Conformance Report Request website.



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Program number

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Program number VRM Program name
5900-AOY 2.2.0 IBM Spectrum Fusion
5641-CF6 2.2.0 IBM Spectrum Fusion 1 year SW S&S
5641-CWC 2.2.0 IBM Spectrum Fusion 2 year SW S&S
5641-CWD 2.2.0 IBM Spectrum Fusion 3 year SW S&S
5641-CWF 2.2.0 IBM Spectrum Fusion 4 year SW S&S
5641-CWE 2.2.0 IBM Spectrum Fusion 5 year SW S&S

Program number Subscription and Support Program number
5641-CF6 N/A

Program number Subscription and Support Program number
5641-CWC N/A

Program number Subscription and Support Program number
5641-CWD N/A

Program number Subscription and Support Program number
5641-CWF N/A

Program number Subscription and Support Program number
5641-CWE N/A


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Business Partner information

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If you are an IBM Business Partner acquiring IBM products or services directly from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement.

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 222-107


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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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Documentation in English and all available translations will be available in IBM Documentation on the general availability date.



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Services

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IBM Systems Lab Services

Systems Lab Services offers infrastructure services to help build hybrid cloud and enterprise IT solutions. From servers to storage systems and software, Systems Lab Services can help deploy the building blocks of a next-generation IT infrastructure to empower a client's business. Systems Lab Services consultants can perform infrastructure services for clients online or onsite, offering deep technical expertise, valuable tools, and successful methodologies. Systems Lab Services is designed to help clients solve business challenges, gain new skills, and apply best practices.

Systems Lab Services offers a wide range of infrastructure services for IBM Power® servers, IBM Storage systems, IBM Z®, and IBM LinuxONE. Systems Lab Services has a global presence and can deploy experienced consultants online or onsite around the world.

For assistance, contact Systems Lab Services at ibmsls@us.ibm.com.

To learn more, see the IBM Systems Lab Services website.

IBM Consulting

As transformation continues across every industry, businesses need a single partner to map their enterprise-wide business strategy and technology infrastructure. IBM Consulting is the business partner to help accelerate change across an organization. IBM specialists can help businesses succeed through finding collaborative ways of working that forge connections across people, technologies, and partner ecosystems. IBM Consulting brings together the business expertise and an ecosystem of technologies that help solve some of the biggest problems faced by organizations. With methods that get results faster, an integrated approach that is grounded in an open and flexible hybrid cloud architecture, and incorporating technology from IBM Research® and IBM Watson® AI, IBM Consulting enables businesses to lead change with confidence and deliver continuous improvement across a business and its bottom line.

For additional information, see the IBM Consulting website.

IBM Technology Support Services (TSS)

Get preventive maintenance, onsite and remote support and gain actionable insights into critical business applications and IT systems. Speed developer innovation with support for over 240 open-source packages. Leverage powerful IBM analytics and AI-enabled tools to enable client teams to manage IT problems before they become emergencies.

TSS offers extensive IT maintenance and support services that cover more than one niche of a client's environment. TSS covers products from IBM and OEMs, including servers, storage, network, appliances, and software, to help clients ensure high availability across their data center and hybrid cloud environment.

For details on available services, see the Technology support for hybrid cloud environments website.

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Expert Labs can help clients accelerate their projects and optimize value by leveraging their deep technical skills and knowledge. With more than 20 years of industry experience, these specialists know how to overcome the biggest challenges to deliver business results that can have an immediate impact.

Expert Labs' deep alignment with IBM product development allows for a strategic advantage as they are often the first in line to get access to new products, features, and early visibility into roadmaps. This connection with the development enables them to deliver First of a Kind implementations to address unique needs or expand a client's business with a flexible approach that works best for their organization.

For additional information, see the IBM Expert Labs website.

IBM Security® Expert Labs

With extensive consultative expertise on IBM Security software solutions, Security Expert Labs helps clients and partners modernize the security of their applications, data, and workforce. With an extensive portfolio of consulting and learning services, Expert Labs provides project-based and premier support service subscriptions.

These services can help clients deploy and integrate IBM Security software, extend their team resources, and help guide and accelerate successful hybrid cloud solutions, including critical strategies such as zero trust. Remote and on-premises software deployment assistance is available for IBM Cloud Pak® for Security, IBM Security QRadar®/QRoC, IBM Security SOAR/Resilient®, IBM i2®, IBM Security Verify, IBM Security Guardium®, and IBM Security MaaS360®.

For more information, contact Security Expert Labs at sel@us.ibm.com.

For additional information, see the IBM Security Expert Labs website.



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Technical information

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Specified operating environment

Software requirements

None

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Planning information

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Ordering information

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Products announced as dual-pipe are available for ordering by program number and feature number or by part number. Products can be obtained by part number through Passport Advantage.

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

These programs are available only through Passport Advantage.

These products may only be sold directly by IBM or by IBM Business Partners.

To locate IBM Business Partners in your geography, see the Find a Business Partner page.


Passport Advantage

IBM Spectrum Fusion (5900-AOY) introduces the following part numbers:

Part number description Part number
IBM Spectrum Fusion Virtual Processor Core License + SW S&S 12 Months D09PUZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Virtual Processor Core Monthly License D09PVZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Virtual Processor Core Subscription License Upgrade D09PWZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Virtual Processor Core Subscription License D09PXZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Virtual Processor Core SW S&S Reinstate 12 Months D09PYZX
IBM IBM Spectrum Fusion Capacity Terabyte License + SW S&S 12 Months D09Q2ZX
IBM IBM Spectrum Fusion Capacity Terabyte Monthly License D09Q3ZX
IBM IBM Spectrum Fusion Capacity Terabyte Subscription License Upgrade D09Q4ZX
IBM IBM Spectrum Fusion Capacity Terabyte Subscription License D09Q5ZX
IBM IBM Spectrum Fusion Capacity Terabyte SW S&S Reinstate 12 Months D09Q6ZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage Terabyte License + SW S&S 12 Months D09QAZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage Terabyte Monthly License D09QBZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage Terabyte Subscription License Upgrade D09QCZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage Terabyte Subscription License D09QDZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage Terabyte SW S&S Reinstate 12 Months D09QEZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Virtual Processor Core Annual SW S&S Renewal E09PTZX
IBM IBM Spectrum Fusion Capacity Terabyte Annual SW S&S Renewal E09Q1ZX
IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage Terabyte Annual SW S&S Renewal E09Q9ZX


IBM Configurator for e-business (e-config)

IBM Spectrum Fusion 1 year SW S&S (5641-CF6)

Program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5641-CF6 IBM Spectrum Fusion 1 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 1 2770
  IBM Spectrum Fusion 1 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 250 2769
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 1 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2772
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 1 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2771
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 1 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2767
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 1 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2768

IBM Spectrum Fusion 2 year SW S&S (5641-CWC)

Program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5641-CWC IBM Spectrum Fusion 2 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 1 2753
  IBM Spectrum Fusion 2 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 250 2754
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 2 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2781
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 2 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2782
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 2 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2747
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 2 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2748

IBM Spectrum Fusion 3 year SW S&S (5641-CWD)

Program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5641-CWD IBM Spectrum Fusion 3 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 1 2760
  IBM Spectrum Fusion 3 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 250 2759
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 3 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2757
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 3 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2758
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 3 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2755
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 3 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2756

IBM Spectrum Fusion 4 year SW S&S (5641-CWF)

Program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5641-CWF IBM Spectrum Fusion 4 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 1 2777
  IBM Spectrum Fusion 4 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 250 2778
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 4 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2776
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 4 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2775
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 4 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2773
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 4 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2774

IBM Spectrum Fusion 5 year SW S&S (5641-CWE)

Program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5641-CWE IBM Spectrum Fusion 5 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 1 2765
  IBM Spectrum Fusion 5 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 250 2766
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 5 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2764
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 5 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2763
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 5 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2762
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 5 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2761

Charge metric

The charge metrics for these licensed products can be found in the following License Information documents:

Program number License Information document title License Information document number
5900-AOY IBM Spectrum Fusion L-SVGY-CBAT8A
5641-CF6 IBM Spectrum Fusion 1 year SW S&S L-SVGY-CBAT8A
5641-CWC IBM Spectrum Fusion 2 year SW S&S L-SVGY-CBAT8A
5641-CWD IBM Spectrum Fusion 3 year SW S&S L-SVGY-CBAT8A
5641-CWF IBM Spectrum Fusion 4 year SW S&S L-SVGY-CBAT8A
5641-CWE IBM Spectrum Fusion 5 year SW S&S L-SVGY-CBAT8A

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.



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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 available only through Passport Advantage.

Licensing

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This software license includes Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance).

Software Maintenance

The IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (Z125-6011) applies for Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) and does not require client signatures.

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 apply to the offerings in this announcement:

Program identifier License Information document title License Information document number
5900-AOY IBM Spectrum Fusion L-SVGY-CBAT8A
5641-CF6 IBM Spectrum Fusion 1 year SW S&S L-SVGY-CBAT8A
5641-CWC IBM Spectrum Fusion 2 year SW S&S L-SVGY-CBAT8A
5641-CWD IBM Spectrum Fusion 3 year SW S&S L-SVGY-CBAT8A
5641-CWF IBM Spectrum Fusion 4 year SW S&S L-SVGY-CBAT8A
5641-CWE IBM Spectrum Fusion 5 year SW S&S L-SVGY-CBAT8A

Follow-on releases, if any, may have updated terms. See the License Information documents website for more information.

Limited warranty applies

Yes

Limited warranty

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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 Support Guide.

IBM will maintain this information for at least one year after the original licensee acquires the program (warranty period).

Program technical support

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  • The program is still supported
  • Your Software Subscription and Support for this offering is in effect

Since each program within this offering is independently developed, they have their own lifecycle support policies. For their policy type, see the Software lifecycle website and search for the specific program.

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 also provides you with access to updates (modifications or fixes), releases, and versions of the program. You will be notified, through an announcement letter, of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice.

If you require additional technical support from IBM for any individual program within this offering, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.

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

For usage restrictions, see the License Information documents listed in this Terms and conditions section.

Software Subscription and Support applies

Yes. Software Subscription and Support, also referred to as Software Maintenance, is now included in the Passport Advantage Agreement. Installation and technical support for the products announced in this announcement is provided by the Software Subscription and Support offering of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement. This fee service enhances client productivity by providing voice or electronic access into the IBM support organizations.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support 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.

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, every day of the year. For additional details, see the IBM Support Guide. 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 this agreement.

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

All distributed software licenses include Software Subscription and Support for a period of 12 months from the date of acquisition, providing a streamlined way to acquire IBM software and assure technical support coverage for all licenses. Extending coverage for a total of three years from date of acquisition, may be elected.

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

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



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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 or IBM PartnerWorld® website.


Passport Advantage

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

For all local charges, contact your IBM representative or your authorized IBM Business Partner.

Program name: IBM Spectrum Fusion 1 year SW S&S (5641-CF6)

Program number Feature description Feature number
5641-CF6 IBM Spectrum Fusion 1 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 1 2770
  IBM Spectrum Fusion 1 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 250 2769
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 1 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2772
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 1 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2771
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 1 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2767
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 1 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2768

Program name: IBM Spectrum Fusion 2 year SW S&S (5641-CWC)

Program number Feature description Feature number
5641-CWC IBM Spectrum Fusion 2 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 1 2753
  IBM Spectrum Fusion 2 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 250 2754
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 2 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2781
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 2 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2782
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 2 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2747
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 2 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2748

Program name: IBM Spectrum Fusion 3 year SW S&S (5641-CWD)

Program number Feature description Feature number
5641-CWD IBM Spectrum Fusion 3 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 1 2760
  IBM Spectrum Fusion 3 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 250 2759
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 3 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2757
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 3 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2758
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 3 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2755
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 3 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2756

Program name: IBM Spectrum Fusion 4 year SW S&S (5641-CWF)

Program number Feature description Feature number
5641-CWF IBM Spectrum Fusion 4 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 1 2777
  IBM Spectrum Fusion 4 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 250 2778
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 4 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2776
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 4 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2775
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 4 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2773
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 4 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2774

Program name: IBM Spectrum Fusion 5 year SW S&S (5641-CWE)

Program number Feature description Feature number
5641-CWE IBM Spectrum Fusion 5 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 1 2765
  IBM Spectrum Fusion 5 year SW S&S per Virtual Processor Core Qty 250 2766
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 5 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2764
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Primary Storage 5 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2763
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 5 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 1 2762
  IBM Spectrum Fusion Backup Storage 5 year SW S&S per Terabyte Qty 250 2761

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Financing from IBM Global Financing helps you preserve cash and credit lines, enables more technology acquisition within current budget limits, can help accelerate 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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Regional availability

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American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, United States, and US Virgin Islands

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