Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot licenses are now available with extended subscription and support options

IBM United States Software Announcement 215-468
December 1, 2015

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Licenses for Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect™ Snapshot, formerly known as Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM® FlashCopy® Manager, with extended subscription and support are now available through IBM. The available options include 24 and 36 months of subscription and support.



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For Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot requirements, refer to

http://www.rocketsoftware.com/products/device-adapter-Pack-for-IBM-Spectrum-Protect-Sna pshot


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December 4, 2015



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Licenses for Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot, formerly known as Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM FlashCopy Manager, are now available through IBM with options for 24 and 36 months of subscription and support (S&S).



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For more information on Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot, formerly known as Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM FlashCopy Manager, refer to Software Announcement 213-567, dated December 10, 2013.



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Program number Program name
5725-P59 Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot


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Publications
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No publications are shipped with this program.

For information about Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot, formerly known as Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM FlashCopy Manager, refer to

http://www.rocketsoftware.com/products/device-adapter-Pack-for-IBM-Spectrum-Protect-Sna pshot



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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 our lab-based, software services team and the business consulting, project management, and infrastructure expertise of our IBM Global Services team. Also, we extend our IBM Software Services reach through IBM Business Partners to provide an extensive portfolio of capabilities. Together, 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

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Specified operating environment

Software requirements

Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot, formerly known as Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM FlashCopy Manager, requirements can be found at

http://www.rocketsoftware.com/products/device-adapter-Pack-for-IBM-Spectrum-Protect-Sna pshot

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. Such information is provided subject to the following Statement of Good Security Practices: 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.

Planning information

Packaging

The program package is distributed by electronic software download from the Rocket Software, Inc. website to entitled customers from

http://www.rocketsoftware.com/products/device-adapter-Pack-for-IBM-Spectrum-Protect-Sna pshot
  • The Rocket Software Inc. product
  • Research for Enterprise Systems Srl License Agreement
  • Proof of Entitlement

This program, when downloaded from a website, contains the applicable IBM license agreement and License Information, if appropriate, and will be presented for acceptance at the time of installation of the program. For future reference, the license and License Information will be stored in a directory such as LICENSE.TXT.



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

These products may only be sold directly by IBM or by authorized IBM Business Partners for Software Value Plus.

For more information about IBM Software Value Plus, visit

http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/page/svp_authorized_portfolio
To locate IBM Business Partners for Software Value Plus in your geography for a specific Software Value Plus portfolio, visit
http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/wps/bplocator/

Product Group: IBM Storage Management

Product: Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot (5725-P59)

Product Category: Tivoli® Storage Manager


Passport Advantage

Rocket Device Adapters for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot (5725-P59)

Program name/Description Part number
Rocket Device Adapters for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot + 24 months S&S per Terabyte 3rd party offering D1K5LLL
Rocket Device Adapters for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot + 36 months S&S per Terabyte 3rd party offering D1K5MLL

Charge metric

Program name Part number or PID number Charge metric
Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot 5725-P59 Per terabyte

Licensing metric definitions

Terabyte

Terabyte is a unit of measure by which the Program can be licensed. A terabyte is 2 to the 40th power bytes. Licensee must obtain an entitlement for each terabyte of storage available to the Program.

Pricing Example

A customer wishes to acquire Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for their environment. The customer's environment requires 40 terabytes of data to be acquired. The customer will need to purchase 40 TB of Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot.



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Terms and conditions
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The terms and conditions for Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot remain unchanged. For complete information, refer to Software Announcement 213-567, dated December 10, 2013.



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Statement of good security practices
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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, 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 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.



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Business Partner information

If you are an IBM Business Partner -- Distributor for Workstation Software acquiring products from IBM, you may link to Passport Advantage® Online for resellers where you can obtain Business Partner pricing information. An IBM ID and password are required.

https://www.ibm.com/software/howtobuy/passportadvantage/paoreseller


Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner for Software Value Plus. Additional information is also available at

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

Trademarks

IBM Spectrum Protect is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, FlashCopy, Passport Advantage and Tivoli 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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