In 2015, we signed with 80 other U.S. companies the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, which invited the U.S. to conclude an international agreement for the future in Paris on climate change and committed to three goals that IBM has already achieved: general Availability (GA) | The date from which a product of a given edition and version is offered for sale, depending on the language, region, availability of electronic media. Advertised by a PLET general availability. This date is one of the most important data in the software lifecycle (along with the end of EOS support). A product version/version is published to the IBM Lifecycle database under GA. Sub-Capacity Attachment to IPAA | Endorsement, condition of under-capacity. Included in IAPA since July 2011. Resource Value Unit (RSR) | A metric in which the counting rule counts the number of resources used or managed by the software. The resources are then converted into the required number of RU quotas, i.e. the specific RVU documented in the applicable PLET/LIs.
P/RVU is the metric of the resource value unit (based on PVUs), so that the cumulative number of PVUs of all resources used and managed is counted. Once we have defined the licensing basis, we will assess the historical and current relationship with IBM and identify key priorities for future agreements. IBM measures the capacity of its hardware using a metric called Million Service Units (MSUs). The monthly fee (MLC) is calculated per MSU. MSU ratings are published and are readily available and vary depending on the number of processors and CPU capacity settings. MSUs are not the same as mips (Millions of Instructions Per Second). Most ISVs calculate from MIPS. IPLA software is usually evaluated by MSU. However, there are also other metrics used for IPLA pricing, including value units (VUs) and Processors Value Units (PVUs). A level playing field by using our first-hand knowledge of the outcome of contract negotiations between IBM and their customers.
We help you understand the contractual options typically offered by IBM and the contractual clauses they do not proactively offer. system support agreement (SSA) | An extended maintenance contract that includes a number of extended software support services. Primary Fee (SPS) | A payment method for certain IBM software products, usually under a PLC/ALC (Primary License Charge / Annual License Charge) agreement. A | Secure On-site infrastructure with the customer, consisting of a dedicated space with independent computers without a network connection, used exclusively by auditors to process confidential customer data. This data will never leave the Secure Data Room and the customer`s premises. In general, auditors sign a specific confidentiality agreement – with very strong obligations and contractual penalties – before having access to the data in a secure data space. OMTCO recommends that auditors be continuously monitored in the secure data space during working hours. OMTCO offers secure mobile data chambers for all corporate customers….