Price Change(s): Price change(s): General Price Harmonization (GPH) for IBM Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express – Effective January 1, 2023


Price change(s): Price change(s): General Price Harmonization (GPH) for IBM Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express – Effective January 1, 2023

Announcement Letter Number: 323-455

Announcement Date: 2022-09-08

Effective Date : 2023-01-01


Effective January 1, 2023, IBM® is making modest price changes which will improve worldwide price harmonization across the software product portfolio.

Passport Advantage® Express Suggested Retail Prices (SRP) and Passport Advantage Suggested Volume Prices (SVP), as applicable, for the following categories of products, are included in this announcement:

o Passport Advantage Eligible Products from the IBM Automation, IBM Data and AI, Transaction Processing Software, IBM Security, IBM Sustainability Software and IBM Customer Care.
o Media and documentation packs associated with the Passport Advantage Eligible Products.

o Selected other non-Passport Advantage Products

For most products, the following price harmonization changes will apply:
8% increase Worldwide.
Exceptions include:
• 3% increase in Switzerland
• 15% increase in India, Japan, South Korea, Norway, Sweden.

For a small number of products, price harmonization adjustments will deviate slightly from the assumptions above. In some cases there will be a higher price increase or a price reduction, but overall most of the price changes will not exceed plus or minus 5 %.

For affected eligible products and their associated media and documentation packs, price harmonization changes are applicable for all eligible product offerings, including Software License and 12-months Software Subscription & Support (S&S), Software S&S Renewal, Software S&S Reinstatement, Trade up License, 12-months Software S&S, Monthly License and Subscription Licenses. Price changes are applicable for Software S&S Renewals pertaining to coverage period beginning on or after January 1, 2023 regardless of when payment is received.

Announced pricing will be available on September 8, 2022 from IBM or from your IBM Business Partner.

Affected countries

These price changes are globally applicable.

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.

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Additional Information/Attachments

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