IBM Cloud Pak for Security is now available as a software as a service (SaaS) solution

IBM Canada Software Announcement A21-0173
May 11, 2021

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OverviewOverviewTechnical informationTechnical information
Key requirementsKey requirementsOrdering informationOrdering information
Planned availability datePlanned availability dateTerms and conditionsTerms and conditions
Program numberProgram numberPricesPrices
PublicationsPublicationsOrder nowOrder now


At a glance

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IBM Cloud Pak® for Security is an open security platform that connects to customers' existing data sources to generate deeper insights and enables them to act faster with automation. With the introduction of IBM Cloud Pak for Security as a Service, customers can expand their deployment options, including a hosted and managed model.

With this service, customers can:

  • Automate manual processes: Reduce investigation and response time by automating tasks and data enrichment.
  • Increase visibility: Search hybrid multicloud environments and pull insights into one unified console.
  • Enable flexible growth: Choose and add capabilities as needs grow by using modular security solutions.
  • Minimize data migration: Quickly connect to disparate security tools and data sources.
  • Reduce vendor lock-in: Integrate with many third-party products and add your own custom connections.


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Overview

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Cloud Pak for Security as a Service is an integrated security platform that offers a unified dashboard across threat management tools. It delivers predictable, usage-based pricing while giving customers the flexibility to choose their preferred deployment model. With Cloud Pak for Security as a Service, IBM® handles provisioning, 24x7 management, and version upgrades so organizations can focus on their security and security operations centre (SOC) needs.

With Cloud Pak for Security as a Service:

  • Security leaders can:
    • Connect to data wherever it is
    • Manage security from a unified console
    • Leverage automation for faster decision-making
  • Security analysts can:
    • Prioritize threats with a customized score
    • Automatically create cases
    • Perform federated search across data sources
  • Incident responders can:
    • Automate tasks and logging
    • Create playbooks for incident response
    • Collaborate through a unified console

Cloud Pak for Security as a Service capabilities include:

  • Visibility: Unified view across the enterprise, security tools, and threat intel.
  • Dashboard enhancements: Ability to share custom dashboards.
  • Detection: Rapidly and more accurately identify threats and reduce false positives.
  • Investigation: Automate investigations with AI, run federated searches with Data Explorer, and collaborate with integrated Case Management.
  • Response: Respond faster with automation playbooks and Ansible® integration. Visually manage the complex assortment of cases being worked by the SOC. Remove the traditional complexities of creating and editing playbooks.



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Key requirements

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  • An internet connection and a browser


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Planned availability date

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June 23, 2021



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Accessibility by people with disabilities

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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 Reports website.



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Program number

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Program number VRM Program name
5900-AGL Cloud Service IBM Cloud Pak for Security as a Service


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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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Publications are available in IBM Documentation.

All publications are not currently available in IBM Documentation as HTML. For this reason, the Welcome page links to a complete PDF library. Additional publications are planned to be available as HTML in the future.



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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 the lab-based software services team and the business consulting, project management, and infrastructure expertise of the IBM Global Services team. IBM provides 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

Software requirements

Information about software requirements is available in IBM Documentation.

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

IBM Support is your gateway to technical support tools and resources that are designed to help you save time and simplify support. IBM Support can help you find answers to questions, download fixes, troubleshoot, submit and track problem cases, and build skills. Learn and stay informed about the transformation of IBM Support, including new tools, new processes, and new capabilities, by going to the IBM Support Insider.

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 go to the Passport Advantage website.

This program is only available through Passport Advantage.


Passport Advantage

IBM Cloud Pak for Security as a Service (5900-AGL)

Part number description Part number
IBM Cloud Pak for Security as a Service Resource Unit per Month D05SNZX
IBM Security™ QRadar® Additional Data Capacity for IBM Cloud Pak for Security SaaS 10K Flows Per Minute per Month D05SQZX
IBM Security QRadar Additional Log Archival for IBM Cloud Pak for Security SaaS 10K Flows Per Minute per Month D05SRZX
IBM Security QRadar Event Analytics for IBM Cloud Pak for Security SaaS 100 Events Per Second per Month D05SSZX
IBM Security QRadar Flow Analytics for IBM Cloud Pak for Security SaaS 10K Flows Per Minute per Month D05STZX
IBM Security QRadar Log Archival for IBM Cloud Pak for Security SaaS 100 Events Per Second per Month D05SUZX
IBM Security QRadar Log Archival for IBM Cloud Pak for Security SaaS Request On Demand Set Up D05SVZX
IBM Security QRadar Temporary Upgrade for IBM Cloud Pak for Security SaaS 1K Events Per Second per Month D05SWZX
IBM Security QRadar Data Capacity for IBM Cloud Pak for Security SaaS 100 Events Per Second per Month D05U2ZX

Charge metric

Definitions of the charge metrics for this cloud service can be found in the following Service Description document:

Program identifier Service Description document title Service Description document number
5900-AGL IBM Cloud Pak for Security as a Service i126-9228

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

Follow-on levels of this cloud service, if any, may have updated charge metrics. See the Cloud Services terms website. Search using the four-digit base Service Description number and scroll down to the Charge Metric 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 for the acquisition of Cloud Services from IBM consist of either the IBM Cloud® Services Agreement and the applicable offering Service Description or the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement or the International Passport Advantage Express Agreement and the IBM Terms of Use - General Terms for Cloud Offerings and the applicable offering Service Description.

Technical support

Technical support is provided for Cloud Services and enabling software, as applicable, during the subscription period. Any enhancements, updates, and other materials provided by IBM as part of any such technical support are considered to be part of the Cloud Service, as applicable, and therefore governed by the applicable agreement as defined in Client's quote or transaction document. Technical support is included with the Cloud Service and is not available as a separate offering.

Additional technical support information for this Cloud Service offering may be found in the IBM Support Guide or in service-specific documentation.

Service Description

The following Service Description document applies to the offering in this announcement.

Program identifier Service Description document title Service Description document number
5900-AGL IBM Cloud Pak for Security as a Service i126-9228

Follow-on levels of this cloud service, if any, may have updated terms. See the Cloud Services terms website and search using the four-digit base Service Description number.

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.

Other support

Appliance support under Passport Advantage

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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Prices are subject to change without notice.

GST, QST, and sales taxes, where applicable, are extra.

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


Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative. 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-CALL (426-2255)

Fax: 800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)

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For IBM Business Partner: pwcs@us. ibm.com



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Trade-marks

IBM Security is a trade-mark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM Cloud Pak, IBM, Passport Advantage, QRadar, IBM Cloud and ibm.com are registered trade-marks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Ansible is a registered trade-mark of Red Hat Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

Other company, product, and service names may be trade-marks or service marks of others.

tm Trade-mark owned by International Business Machines Corporation and is used under license by IBM Canada Ltd.

® Registered trade-mark of International Business Machines Corporation and is used under license by IBM Canada Ltd.

(**) Company, product or service name may be a trade-mark or service mark of others.

Terms of use

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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