IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live and IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Express offer new flexible subscription options

IBM United States Software Announcement 211-486
November 29, 2011

Table of contents
Overview Overview Publications Publications
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Technical information Technical information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Ordering information Ordering information
Description Description Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Program number Program number Prices Prices


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WebSphere® Cast Iron® Cloud integration delivers leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) and cloud application integration. WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration has enabled many organizations to connect their hybrid world of cloud and on-premise applications within days and achieve lower costs and higher return on investment in cloud and SaaS models.

For more information about WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration SaaS offerings, refer to Software Announcement 211-291, dated August 16, 2011.



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Key prerequisites
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For details, refer to Software Announcement 211-291, dated August 16, 2011.



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Planned availability date
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November 29, 2011: US English


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Description
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WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration offerings are available in multiple form factors, including SaaS, a physical appliance, or a virtual appliance, providing flexible deployment options for your integration solution. The SaaS offerings are based on a multi-tenant cloud infrastructure that enables you to configure, run, and manage integrations in the cloud without any infrastructure footprint on site, and are available in the following editions to address your specific integration challenges:

  • WebSphere Cast Iron Express® -- This simple, business-user-friendly, self-service cloud offering for Salesforce.com administrators allows organizations to quickly and effectively connect their Salesforce.com application to other applications.
  • WebSphere Cast Iron Live Standard Edition -- Enables the most common cloud application integrations, including connectivity to cloud and standard on-premise applications, data synchronization and data migration scenarios, and access to hundreds of reusable integration templates.
  • WebSphere Cast Iron Live Enterprise Edition -- Includes everything in the Standard Edition, plus advanced capabilities, including the ability to connect enterprise on-premise applications, use data quality features, develop reusable templates, and manage and monitor the solution remotely through management APIs.

WebSphere Cast Iron Live and WebSphere Cast Iron Express software-as-a-service offerings now provide new subscription options:

  • Monthly subscription pricing
  • Flexible subscription period from 1 to 60 months
  • Multiple billing options for subscription charges, including monthly, quarterly, annually, and prepaid

For additional information, refer to the Ordering information section.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

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http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html


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Reference information
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For information on WebSphere Cast Iron Live and WebSphere Cast Iron Express, refer to Software Announcement 211-291, dated August 16, 2011.



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Program number
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Program Name                    Program Number
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live    5725-F70
 Standard Edition
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live    5725-F71
 Enterprise Edition
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Express 5725-F72


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Offering Information
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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi

Also, visit the Passport Advantage® website

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage


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Publications
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WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration publications are available at the online Information Center. Visit

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/wci/v6r1m0/index.jsp


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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

For information, refer to Software Announcement 211-291, dated August 16, 2011.

Software requirements

For information, refer to Software Announcement 211-291, dated August 16, 2011.

The program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the program, if available, such as a README file, or other information published by IBM®, such as an announcement letter. Documentation and other program content may be supplied only in the English language.

Planning information

Packaging

No software is shipped with this service offering.

WebSphere Cast Iron Live is available at

http://cloud2.castiron.com

WebSphere Cast Iron Express is available at

http://express.castiron.com/


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Software Services
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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. 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 or to contact a Software Services sales specialist, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/sw-services/


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Ordering information
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This product is only available via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Product group: WebSphere
 
  Product Identifier Description     (PID)
 
  IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live       5725-F70
   Standard Edition
  IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live       5725-F71
   Enterprise Edition
 
  IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Express    5725-F72
 
Product category: Application Integration Middleware Other
Charge metric
                                 PID       Charge unit
Service name                     number    description
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live     5725-F70  Per Install
  Standard Edition                         Per Application Instance
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live     5725-F71  Per Install
  Enterprise Edition                       Per Application Instance
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Express  5725-F72  Per Install
                                           Per Application Instance

Install

Install is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. An install is an installed copy of the program on a physical or virtual disk made available to be executed on a computer. Licensee must obtain an entitlement for each install of the program.

Application Instance

Application Instance is a unit of measure by which the Program can be licensed. An entitlement is required for each instance of an application connected to or managed by the Program. An application in a test, development, staging, or production environment is each considered to be a separate instance of the application and each must have an entitlement. As well, multiple application instances in a single environment are each considered to be separate instances of the application and each must have an entitlement.

Passport Advantage

                                                      Part
Product name/Description                              number
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live Standard Edition
 with two Endpoints - Per Install
   Per month                                          D0NF8LL
   Partial month charge                               D0NF9LL
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live Standard Edition
 Application Endpoints - Per Application Instance
   Per month                                          D0NFALL
   Partial month charge                               D0NFBLL
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live Standard
 Development Edition - Per Install
   Per month                                          D0NFCLL
   Partial month charge                               D0NFDLL
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live Standard Edition
 Unrestricted Application Endpoints - Per Install
   Per month                                          D0NFELL
   Partial month charge                               D0NFFLL
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live  Enterprise Edition
 with two Endpoints - Per Install
   Per month                                          D0NFLLL
   Partial month charge                               D0NFMLL
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live  Enterprise Edition
 Application Endpoints - Per Application Instance
   Per month                                          D0NFNLL
   Partial month charge                               D0NFPLL
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live  Enterprise Edition
 Unrestricted Application Endpoints - Per Install
   Per month                                          D0NFSLL
   Partial month charge                               D0NFTLL
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live  Enterprise
 Development Edition - Per Install
   Per month                                          D0NFQLL
   Partial month charge                               D0NFRLL
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Express with two Endpoints
 Per Install
   Per month                                          D0NFHLL
   Partial month charge                               D0NFILL
 
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Express Application Endpoints
 Per Application Instance
   Per month                                          D0NFJLL
   Partial month charge                               D0NFKLL


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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 via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

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.

License Information form number
  • L-AFOS-8JYKPE - IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live
  • L-AFOS-8JYKVG - IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Express
Limited warranty applies

Yes

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, and through the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
Technical Support applies

Yes. Technical Support is included with this IBM SaaS offering purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express and is available during the Subscription Period. Technical Support and Updates for these offerings are described in the Agreements. Technical Support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

While Technical 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 via 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 end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Handbook at

http://www.ibm.com/support/handbook

Technical 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.

For additional information about the International Passport Advantage Agreement and the IBM International Passport Advantage Express Agreement, visit the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.



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

IBM Global Financing

IBM Global Financing offers competitive financing to credit-qualified customers 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 customer segments: small, medium, and large enterprise), rates, terms, and availability can vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization or visit

http://www.ibm.com/financing

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 customers. Rates are based on a customer'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.

Financing from IBM Global Financing helps you preserve cash and credit lines, enables more technology acquisition within current budget limits, permits accelerated 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 customers.

For more financing information, visit

http://www.ibm.com/financing
Trademarks

WebSphere, Cast Iron, Express, Passport Advantage and IBM are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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

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