Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights, a new hosted deployment services option for IBM Guardium Insights, helps reduce time to value and simplify deployment operations

IBM United States Software Announcement 222-040
April 26, 2022

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OverviewOverviewTechnical informationTechnical information
Key requirementsKey requirementsOrdering informationOrdering information
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PublicationsPublicationsRegional availabilityRegional availability


At a glance

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With Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM® Guardium® Insights, organizations can take advantage of a fully hosted and managed IBM Guardium Insights environment without the hurdles involved in a standard deployment. Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights benefits:

  • Choose the cloud platform most appropriate for your organization
  • Do away with having to find and retain specialized skills
  • Rest easy with the knowledge your deployment is configured according to industry best practices
  • Gain access to public cloud, Red Hat®, and IBM expertise at every layer of the technology stack that underpins the Guardium Insights environment
  • Start deriving value from your Guardium Insights investment more quickly


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Overview

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Guardium Insights is a modernized hybrid cloud data security hub that can help improve visibility into user data activity and risk, protect data more efficiently, enhance IT flexibility, and reduce operational costs as organizations embrace new business paradigms, such as moving data to the cloud.

Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights provides organizations with their own turnkey dedicated Guardium Insights deployment with proactive health monitoring and remediation for all layers of the Guardium Insights solution. Organizations can obtain value from their Guardium Insights investment without provisioning infrastructure or hiring specialized skill sets.

A Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights deployment includes the following:

  • Provisioning of a Guardium Insights cluster in the organization's choice of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft™ Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
  • Connecting the Guardium Insights environment to the organization's identity provider
  • Assisting with the connection of Guardium Insights to the organization's data sources that require monitoring
  • Creating Guardium Insights reports based on organizational requirements and industry best practices
  • Guiding the organization on how they can access and use the Guardium Insights solution

While organizations are spending time finding actionable insights and mitigating threats, the hosting team works on the following:

  • Providing daily monitoring and managing of the resources, and performance of the deployment
  • Maintaining the health of the deployment through regular patching and maintenance

Guardium Insights administrators are free to focus on satisfying compliance requests and reducing threat vectors without the added burden of maintaining infrastructure and hiring experts. With Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights, organizations can leverage the expertise of IBM's award-winning platinum services partner, Converge Technology Solutions, to help remove the obstacles that are frequently encountered when deploying a containerized solution such as Guardium Insights and start seeing benefits much more quickly.



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Key requirements

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  • Software entitlement to Guardium Insights
  • Internet connection and supported browser


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Planned availability date

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April 29, 2022

Availability within a country is subject to local legal requirements.



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Description

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Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

Not applicable



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Reference information

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For more information regarding Guardium Insights, see Software Announcement 221-412, dated December 7, 2021.



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Program number

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Program number VRM Program name
5900-AOM Cloud service Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights


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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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No publications are shipped with this program.



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Technical information

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Specified operating environment

Software requirements
  • Software entitlement to IBM Guardium Insights
  • Internet connection and supported browser

Such information is provided subject to the following terms. IT system security involves protecting systems and information through prevention, detection, and response to improper access from within and outside your enterprise. Improper access can result in information being altered, destroyed, misappropriated, or misused, or can result in damage to or misuse of your systems, including for use in attacks on others. No IT system or product should be considered completely secure and no single product, service, or security measure can be completely effective in preventing improper use or access. IBM systems, products, and services are designed to be part of a lawful, 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.

IBM Support

Not applicable

Planning information

Packaging

This offering is delivered through the internet. There is no physical media.



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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.

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

Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights (5900-AOM)

Part description Part number
Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights Instance Subscription per Month D09E3ZX
Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights 100 Resource Units Subscription per Month D09E4ZX
Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights Storage Terabyte Subscription per Month D09E1ZX

Charge metric

Not applicable



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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 this offering can be found in the Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights License Agreement.

Technical Support

Technical support is provided by Converge, as applicable, during the subscription period. Details can be found in the Converge Enterprise Cloud for IBM Guardium Insights Maintenance and Support document.

Service Description

Service description can be found in IBM Terms.

Limited warranty

See the warranty defined in the applicable agreement governing client's acquisition for this offering.

Money-back guarantee

No

Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

Yes. Information is available on the Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express website.

Educational allowance available

No



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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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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.


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.

IBM Global Financing

IBM Global Financing offers competitive financing to credit-qualified clients to assist them in acquiring IT solutions. Offerings include financing for IT acquisition, including hardware, software, and services, from both IBM and other manufacturers or vendors. Offerings (for all client segments: small, medium, and large enterprise), rates, terms, and availability can vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization or go to the IBM Global Financing website for more information.

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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To order, contact the IBM Digital Sales Center, your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner. To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968). For more information, contact the IBM Digital Sales Center.

Phone: 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968)

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Regional availability

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United States

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IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Additional terms of use are located at

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