IBM System z Software Pricing

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System z Top Gun
System z Software Pricing
Amy Tobenkin
([email protected])
Worldwide System z Sales
January 2009
IBM System z
z10 EC
1
z10 BC
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Agenda
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Software Pricing Overview
Parallel Sysplex® Aggregation
Sub-Capacity Pricing
z/VSE™ Sub-capacity pricing
IBM System z™ Application Assist Processor (zAAP) and IBM System z9™
Integrated Information Processor (zIIP)
 System z New Application License Charge (zNALC)
 z/VM® and Linux®
 On/Off Capacity on Demand
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IBM System z Software Pricing
System z: Monthly License
Charges (MLC)
System z: One Time
Charges (OTC)
Distributed: One Time
Charges
IBM Customer Agreement
(ICA)
International Program
License Agreement (IPLA)
International Program License
Agreement (IPLA)
Monthly ‘term’ license
‘Perpetual’ license, annual
maintenance (optional)
‘Perpetual’ license,
maintenance bundled in Y1,
optional 12 mo maintenance
Sub-Capacity: October 2000
Sub-Capacity: Aug 2004
Sub-Capacity: April 2005
License to a machine, sysplex
aggregation
License to an enterprise,
Enterprise aggregation
License to an enterprise,
Relationship
Acronyms ending in ‘LC’
Value Units
Engine-based, Passport
Advantage® Program
e.g., DB2®, CICS®, IMS,
MQSeries®, COBOL compilers, PL/1
compilers, Domino™, z/OS®,
z/VSE™
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e.g., DB2®, CICS®, IMS,
MQSeries®, COBOL compilers,
PL/1 compilers, Domino™,
z/OS®, z/VSE™
e.g., Products that run on
UNIX®, Microsoft® Windows®,
Linux®
…including middleware for
Linux on zSeries!!!
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Financial Benefits of Sysplex Aggregation
Lower Cost of Incremental Growth
Box 1
Licenses
Box 2
Licenses
WLC
aggregate
WLC
no aggregation
COBOL
5648A25
302
MSUs
302 MSUs
302 MSUs
Fortran
5668805
302
MSUs
302 MSUs
302 MSUs
REXX
5695013
302
MSUs
302 MSUs
302 MSUs
CICS TS
5655M15
302
MSUs
276
MSUs
DB2 V9
5635DB2
302
MSUs
276
MSUs
z/OS
5694A01
302
MSUs
276
MSUs
TOTAL
578 MSUs
578 MSUs
578 MSUs
$288,428/
month
302 MSUs
and
276 MSUs
302 MSUs
and
276 MSUs
302 MSUs
and
276 MSUs
$394,616/
month
Box 1
Box 2
COBOL
Fortran
REXX
CICS
DB2
z/OS
CICS
DB2
z/OS
INCRE ME NTAL MLC P RICE / S W LE V E L
Monthly License Charge ($/MSU)
Product
System z
machine
@ 276 MSUs
System z machine
@ 302 MSUs
Level 0
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 5
Level 4
Level 7
Level 6
Capacity (MSUs)
*All prices are estimates in USD and subject to change
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Parallel Sysplex Aggregation
See the Web: http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice/sysplex
 IBM Parallel Sysplex® Aggregation Criteria:
– Hardware requirements
Common Coupling Facility and Common Sysplex Timer® or Server
Time Protocol (STP)
– Software requirements
Common Systems Enablement Function
– Operational requirements
50% Workload Rule
– Verification requirements
Sysplex Verification Package
 Applies to Parallel Sysplexes with:
– Workload License Charges (WLC)
– System z New Application License Charges (zNALC)
– Parallel Sysplex License Charges (PSLC)
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What is
Sub-Capacity?
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What is Sub-Capacity?
sub- (prefix)
Below; under; beneath: subsoil.
Subdivision: subregion.
Less than completely or normally; nearly.
System z @ 100 MSUs
30 MSUs
DB2
CICS
z/OS
50 MSUs
IMS
z/OS
Full-Capacity Pricing Metrics
rely on the total rated capacity
of the MACHINE where a
product executes.
Sub-Capacity Pricing Metrics rely
on the utilization of the LPAR(s)
where a product executes.
ibm.com/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/hardware.html
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Generic Sub-Capacity Example
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SYSB utilization
rolling avg SYSB
140
120
SYSA
SYSB
SYSC
100
80
60
139 MSUs
40
20
z9 EC ‘505’ @ 240 MSUs
0
240
A & B & C utilization
rolling avg A & B & C
210
180
219 MSUs
150
120
90
60
z/OS
DB2
z/OS
30
z/OS
0
DB2 = 139 MSUs
z/OS = 219 MSUs
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Who is Eligible for
Sub-Capacity?
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Workload License Charges*
for Sub-Capacity Eligible Products
Variable Workload License Charges (VWLC)
Full-Capacity mode - use
rated MSU capacity
or
Sub-Capacity mode - use
MSU values from SubCapacity Reports
for non-Sub-Capacity Eligible Products
Flat Workload License Charges (FWLC)
Variable WLC Price Structure
Level
Base
Level 0
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Level 7
Range
0 - 3 MSUs
4 - 45 MSUs
46 - 175 MSUs
176 - 315 MSUs
316 - 575 MSUs
576 - 875 MSUs
876 - 1315 MSUs
1316 - 1975 MSUs
1976+ MSUs
cumulative monthly pricing
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z/OS in 64-bit mode required.
Remove all OS/390 for a CEC to
qualify…
Flat WLC Structure
per
server
single charge
flat monthly pricing
System z10
z/OS 64-bit
*WLC are available on System z10, z9 EC, z990, z900, z9 BC (plex), z890 (plex) and z800 (plex)
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Entry Workload License Charges for
z10 BC, z9 BC and z890
for Sub-Capacity Eligible Products
Entry Workload License Charges (EWLC)
for non-Sub-Capacity Eligible Products
EWLC Tiered Price STructure
EWLC Price Structure
Level
Range
Base
3 MSUs
Level 1
4 - 17 MSUs
Level 2
18 - 30 MSUs
Level 3
31-45 MSUs
Level 4
Level 5
46 - 87 MSUs
88- 175 MSUs
Level 6
176 - 260 MSUs
Level 7
260+ MSUs
Full-Capacity mode - use
rated MSU capacity
or
Sub-Capacity mode - use
MSU values from SubCapacity Reports
z/OS in 64-bit mode
required. Remove all
OS/390 for a CEC to
qualify…
EWLC Tiered Price Structure
for z10 BC, z9 BC and z890
Level
Tier A
Tier B
Tier C
Tier D
Tier E
Tier F
Range
1-11 MSUs
12-15 MSUs
16 - 40 MSUs
41 - 75 MSUs
76 - 1500 MSUs
1501+ MSUs
flat monthly pricing
cumulative monthly pricing
Select the tier based on the MSU
rating of your box
System z10
z/OS 64-bit
z10 BC-A01, z9 BC- A01 and z890-110 are the exception to this rule, and are priced using zELC
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Sub-Capacity Possible Benefits
 Grow Hardware Capacity Independently of Software Capacity
– Pay for software only based on the LPAR(s) where the software executes
– Grow software with 1 MSU level of granularity
– Spike into "spare" capacity without software charges
– Manage utilization without having to turn engines on and off
 Flexibility to Pay for What you Need each Month
– In the case of ELA, your monthly payments are fixed and your actual sub-capacity
monthly software inventory value is compared against your MLC cap
 Pay on Average Utilization, not Maximum Utilization
– Highest observed rolling 4-hour average utilization across a month
– Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool manages measurement/reporting
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z/VSE V4 – New Pricing Metric & Sub-Capacity!
 z/VSE V4:
– z/Architecture (64-bit) mode only
z10 EC, z10 BC, z9 EC, z9 BC, z990, z890, z900, z800
– Up to 8 GB real processor storage
 z/VSE Price/Performance Through New Pricing Metric
– Midrange Workload License Charges – MWLC
Low full capacity price points
Sub-capacity option
Available on System z10 and System z9 servers only (z10 BC, z10 EC,
z9 BC and z9 EC)
 Additional Price/Performance Through Sub-Capacity
– Some hardware footprint consolidations more attractive now
 MWLC requires current servers (z10 BC, z10 EC / z9 EC / z9 BC) and
z/VSE V4
– Presence of z/VSE V3 or VSE/ESA forces full-capacity pricing
* z9 BC A01 is priced zELC, not MWLC
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z/VSE: MWLC High End Price/Performance
Before MWLC
z9 EC
Model 506
279 MSUs
z/OS
Stack
(239 MSUs)
WLC
Sub-Cap
$176K/mo
After MWLC
z9 EC
Model 507
317 MSUs
9672
Model R45
35 MSUs
VSE
Stack
$20K/mo
TOTAL
$196K/mo
z/OS
Stack
(239 MSUs)
WLC
Sub-Cap
VSE
Stack
(25 MSUs)
MWLC
Sub-Cap
$176K/mo
$6K/mo
TOTAL
$182K/mo
*Sample software stack includes: VSE CF V8, HLASM, VTAM, DITTO, COBOL
*Prices subject to change without notice; all prices shown in USD
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Price/Performance
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Generation to Generation IBM Software Savings Possible
The announced MSUs for SW pricing purposes on z10 EC and z9 EC servers are designed to offer
improved software price/performance.
Example
Sample 3 Year Savings for z10 EC SW *
Software MSUs for similar HW capacity
Compared to:
z990
z990
z10 EC
~10% MSU reduction
compared to z9 EC
SW MSU Examples
100
90
81
521
469
422
916
824
742
1828
1648
1481
~19% MSU reduction
compared to z990
Dollars (Thousands)
2,500
z9 EC
16
z9 EC
2,000
1,500
1,000
500
0
z10 EC 100
MSUs
z10 EC 500
MSUs
z10 EC 1000
MSUs
* Sample Software Stack Includes: z/OS Base plus
features, DB2 v9, CICS v3, IMS v9, MQ v6
All Prices are estimates in USD and are subject
to change
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System z Application Assist Processor (zAAP)
 zAAP – New processor type dedicated exclusively for Java language
based workloads under z/OS – e.g. WebSphere
 Enabled by zSeries innovative PR/SM™ virtualization
– CPs and zAAPs in the same z/OS LPAR
– Java work ONLY directed to zAAPs by z/OS 1.6+
 Can help lower cost of computing for Java technology-based
application servers
– Attractively priced on z10 EC, z10 BC, z9 EC, z9 BC, z990, and
z890.
– No IBM software charges on zAAPs
 Required Elements
– z/OS 1.8* or higher
– zAAP hardware feature
– Java SDK 1.4.1
* Originally supported with z/OS1.6 which is no longer a supported release
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IBM System z Integrated Information Processor
(IBM zIIP)
 Specialty engine for the System z9 and System z10 server designed to help:
– Customers integrate data across the enterprise
– Improve resource optimization and lower the cost of ownership for eligible data serving workloads
 z/OS manages and directs work between the general purpose processor and the zIIP
– Number of zIIPs per server not to exceed number of standard processors
– No changes anticipated to DB2 for z/OS V8 applications
 DB2 for z/OS V8 was the first IBM exploiter of the zIIP with
– z10 EC, z9 EC and z9 BC
– z/OS 1.8 or later (Available with z/OS 1.6 which is no longer a supported release)
– DB2 for z/OS V8 or later
– Additional zIIP function with XML
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Example: Enterprise Applications with zIIPs
Enterprise Applications that access DB2 for z/OS V8 via DRDA over a TCP/IP connection will
have portions of these SQL requests directed to the zIIP
CP
CP
zIIP
High utilization
DB2/DRDA
Portions of
eligible DB2
enclave SRB
workload
executed on
zIIP
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
Ent App
TCP/IP
(via Network or
HiperSockets)
Reduced utilization
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/DRDA
DB2/Batch
DB2/Batch
DB2/DRDA
For illustrative purposes only
Actual workload redirects may vary
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zAAP Example One, Full Capacity WLC
BEFORE:
2097-705 @ 488 MSUs
five CPs
SYSA
J
AFTER:
2097-705 @ 488 MSUs
five CPs + one zAAP
SYSB
SYSA
J
J
sysa
highly
utilized
J
J
J
2
3
1
2
J
J
3
1
2
4
5
3
For illustrative purposes only
Actual workload redirects may vary
z/OS V1.6 or higher
z10 EC, z9 EC, z9 BC, z990, z890 only
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sysa
less
utilized
J
J
1
SYSB
Logical View
Physical View
1
2
1
3
2
z
3
1
4
2
5
3
z
Adds zAAP instead of upgrading to 706 or 707
Java workload runs on zAAP engine
Full Capacity WLC charges remain at 488 MSUs
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zAAP Example Two, Sub-Capacity WLC
BEFORE:
2097-705 @ 488 MSUs
five CPs
SYSA
SYSB
AFTER:
2097-705 @ 488 MSUs
five CPs + one zAAP
SYSA
SYSB
r4hr avg=100
r4hr avg=75
J
J
J
sysa
highly
utilized
J
J
J
J
J
1
2
3
1
2
sysa
less
utilized
J
J
3
1
2
4
5
3
Logical View
Physical View
1
2
1
3
2
z
3
1
4
2
5
3
z
Adds zAAP instead of upgrading to 706 or 707
For illustrative purposes only
Java™ workload runs on zAAP engine
Actual workload redirects may vary
Sub-Capacity charges for Products in SYSA reduced from 100 to 75
z/OS V1.6 or higher
z10 EC, z10 BC, z9 EC, z9 BC, z990, z890
MSUs
only
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zNALC
Formerly NALC &
z/OS.e
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zNALC – a great value!
System z New Application License Charges (zNALC) for z/OS
Attractive pricing for z/OS operating system for qualified new workloads on the
System z platform
Customers looking to add new applications to System z as well as existing NALC
and z/OS.e customers will be interested in zNALC.
zNALC provides:
 Single Qualified New Workload pricing metric across System z product line
 LPAR-level granularity
– Sub-capacity announced and supported – no need for full machine dedicated to new
workload
 zNALC ‘Qualified New Workload’ Criteria replaces NALC Fixed Application List
– A wider choice of workloads
 Improved z/OS pricing
– Incremental Price/Performance improvements including Parallel Sysplex® Aggregation
 No separate z/OS product or product number
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zNALC expands the definition of ‘qualified new
workload’
 zNALC can provide more choice of qualifying applications*
 zNALC provides a definition of Qualified Applications:
– Qualifies a range of commercially available UNIX and Microsoft Windows
applications
– Qualifies a range of enterprise application data serving workloads
– Qualifies a range of Java™ language business applications running under
WebSphere Application Server
– See the zNALC announcement letter for terms, conditions, and details
 NALC was applicable only to a short list of select applications
 z/OS.e disables or disallows certain products, applications, and
workloads
* zNALC is available only on LPARs dedicated to a qualified new workload application. In general, qualified applications are those that IBM
considers 'new workload', such as Java language business applications running under WebSphere Application Server, Lotus ® Domino™,
SAP, PeopleSoft, and Siebel among others.
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z/VM and Linux
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Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL)
690 MSUs
traditional
portion
2094-111 @ 690 MSUs
Model of zSeries processor indicates the
MSU rating (and number of CP engines)
for pricing of traditional software licenses
like z/OS and its middleware
If an engine-based zSW IPLA product runs on
any CPs it must be licensed on all the CPs.
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License Linux
on System z
middleware
based on
number of IFL
engines
IFL
linux
portion
IFL
Quantity of Integrated Facility for Linux
(IFL) features indicates the number of
specialized Linux engines for pricing of
IPLA engine-based products like z/VM v5
and "distributed" middleware converted to
Processor Value Units
If an engine-based zSW IPLA product runs on
any IFLs it must be licensed on all the IFLs.
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z/VM V5 Pricing
 z/VM V5, with Improved Engine-based pricing
– Provides a lower entry point of $22.5K (Base feature)
– Lower Cost of incremental growth versus z/VM V4
– Enterprise-Wide Aggregation
 Value Unit Pricing, Convert engines to Value Units (VUE021)
– z/VM V5 Base License is $2,250 per Value Unit
– z/VM V5 Base S&S is $563 per Value Unit
EXAMPLES:
1 engine = 10 VUs
2 engines = 20 VUs
3 engines = 30 VUs
4 engines = 39 VUs
5 engines = 48 VUs
6 engines = 57 VUs
7 engines = 65 VUs
8 engines = 73 VUs
9 engines = 81 VUs
10 engines = 88 VUs
11 engines = 95 VUs
12 engines = 102 VUs
13 engines = 108 VUs
14 engines = 114 VUs
15 engines = 120 VUs
$ = Millions
Value Unit Exhibit 021 (VUE021):
engines 1 - 3, need 10 VU per engine
z/VM V4 compared with z/VM V5
2
engines 4 - 6, need 9 VUs per engine
z/VM V5
z/VM V4
engines 7 - 9, need 8 VUs per engine
1.5
engines 10- 12, need 7 VUs per engine
engines 13 – 16, need 6 VUs per engine
1
engines 17 – 20, need 5 VUs per engine
0.5
engines 21 – 25, need 4 VUs per engine
engines 26 – +, need 3 VUs per engine
0
*All prices are estimates in USD and subject to change
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Linux for System z: Example
2094-711 @ 690 MSUs
IFL IFL
Product
License
z/VM V5
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Value
Units
License
Price **
$45,000 lic
$11,260 S&S
690 MSUs
z/VM
WAS Base
DB2 Ent Ed
DB2 Ent Ed 200 Value
D51NALL
Units *
WAS Base
D51HNLL
200 Value
Units *
$66,250
Passport Advantage
SRP
(LIC+12)
$20,000
Passport Advantage
SRP
(LIC+12)
Quantity of Integrated Facility for Linux
(IFL) features indicates the number of
specialized Linux engines
* Select IPLA products eligible for sub-capacity
pricing
**All prices are estimates in USD and subject to change
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PVU Table
 For current generally available processors
only, as of publish date.

 PVU requirements
for future processor
technologies may differ.
 For PVU requirements for any processors
not listed above, please contact IBM.
 IBM SW defines "Processor" as a Core.
 Each IFL or CP engine is equivalent to 1
processor core.
Passport Advantage Software licensed based
on Processor Value Units. This includes
middleware for Linux on System z.
e.g. WebSphere for Linux on System z, DB2
for Linux on System z
PVU Web Site:
www306.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/pvu_licens
ing_for_customers.html
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On/Off Capacity on
Demand
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z990 OOCoD Example
activate
15 Sept., 1pm
z990
2084-305
(302 MSUs)
unused
engines
Data Prop. (5655-E52)
IMS High Perf. Load (5655-E07)
DB2 Utilities Suite (5697-E98)
1
2
3
4
z990
2084-307
(402 MSUs)
5
Data Prop. (5655-E52)
IMS High Perf. Load (5655-E07)
DB2 Utilities Suite (5697-E98)
deactivate
17 Sept., 3pm
6
7
8
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
3 days
15 Sept 1pm - 16 Sept 1pm (one day)
16 Sept 1pm - 17 Sept 1pm (one day)
17 Sept 1pm - 17 Sept 3pm (one day)
Hardware View: 2 Engines
Hardware Charges = 3 Days * 2 Engines = 6 Processor-Days
IPLA Software View: 2084-305 to 2084-307 = 302 MSUs to 402 MSUs = 100 MSUs
IPLA Software Charges = 3 Days * 100 MSUs = 300 MSU-Days
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Sub-Cap MLC Software with OOCoD
activate
15 Sept., 1pm
z990
2084-305
(302 MSUs)
unused
engines
Data Prop. (5655-E52)
IMS High Perf. Load (5655-E07)
DB2 Utilities Suite (5697-E98)
1
2
3
4
z990
2084-307
(402 MSUs)
5
Data Prop. (5655-E52)
IMS High Perf. Load (5655-E07)
DB2 Utilities Suite (5697-E98)
deactivate
17 Sept., 3pm
6
7
8
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
November MLC Bill
(based on September
Sub-Cap Report)
Highest observed rolling
4-hour average
(max 402 MSUs)
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Full-Cap MLC Software with OOCoD
activate
15 Sept., 1pm
z990
2084-305
(302 MSUs)
unused
engines
Data Prop. (5655-E52)
IMS High Perf. Load (5655-E07)
DB2 Utilities Suite (5697-E98)
1
2
3
4
5
Data Prop. (5655-E52)
IMS High Perf. Load (5655-E07)
DB2 Utilities Suite (5697-E98)
deactivate
17 Sept., 3pm
6
7
8
1
September MLC Bill
Special OOCoD Bill
(sent to customer at
the end of Aug)
(sent to customer
after OOCoD event)
All MLC software at
302 MSUs
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z990
2084-307
(402 MSUs)
+
MLC SW @ 402 MSUs
Minus
MLC SW @ 302 MSUs
2
=
3
4
5
6
7
8
Due to month
of OOCoD,
customer pays
software @ 402
MSUs
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Please Visit the System z
Software Pricing Web site
ibm.com/zseries/swprice
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Reference Information
 System z Software pricing Web site
– ibm.com/zseries/swprice
 Parallel Sysplex Aggregation
– ibm.com/zseries/swprice/sysplex
 zNALC web site
– ibm.com/zseries/swprice/znalc.html
 Announcement Letters
– System z New Application License Charges
– US: 207-006
EMEA/LA: ZA07-0102
– AP: AP07-0006
Canada: A07-0035
 SCRT page
– ibm.com/zseries/swprice/scrt/
 Sub-capacity Corner web site
– ibm.com/zseries/swprice/subcap
 NALC
– ibm.com/zseries/swprice/znalc.html
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Learning Points - System z Software Pricing
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
System z Monthly License Charges (MLC) pricing is typically used for DB2, CICS, IMS,
MQSeries, COBOL compilers, PL/1 compilers, Domino, z/OS, z/VSE.

z/OS.e disables or disallows certain products, applications, and workloads (such as IMS, CICS)
and supports z800/z890/z9 BC/z10 BC servers only.

zNALC replaces z/OSe and NALC for reduced z/OS pricing for qualified workloads across all
System z Servers..
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Parallel Sysplex License Charges (PSLC) applies to qualified Parallel Sysplexes and
significantly lowers software prices by aggregating capacity across the entire qualified Parallel
Sysplex.
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WLC Sub-Capacity Software pricing is determined by the processor capacity used during the
peak rolling four hour average for the LPAR(s) in which the software is running.
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