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||Periodically new information about
Workload License Charges, and LPAR Pricing is added to the web site.
July 2015: Country Multiplex Pricing
September 2013: COBOL V5 Technology and Pricing Trade Offs.
January 2013: "Technology Update Pricing for AWLC" is dicussed. This was introduced with the zEnterprise EC12 machines and offers lower monthly license charges to any site or PricingPlex installing zEC12s.
February 2012: z/OS Price Increases Effective 1 April 2012. This updates shows that while many tiers of z/OS were adjusted around 6% the impact on your full software stack is more likely near 2%.
July 2010: zEnterprise 196 Hardware, AWLC and IBM Software Pricing
January 2010: SCRT V18.1.1 and the need to be using LCS
December 2008: Message IWM063I Indicating Processor Speed Change and SCRT
August 2005: Software MSUs, Hardware
MSUs and MIPS estimates for IBM z9-109 Servers
August 2004: Now there are three types of IPLA Sub-Capacity Pricing. Tools are now
priced based on the "Reference" Product they work with.
December 2003: IBM links to LCS, Moving to WLC
September 2003: LPAR Pricing for z800s,
examples of IBM's Mainframe Charter impact, graphical analysis of
z/OS Pricing Evolution below 375 MSUs
August 2003: Lowered
MSUs for z990s, Lowered Prices on z/OS for Smaller
Installations and New Workloads
May 2003: z990 and WLC Opportunities,
Full Capacity WLC, Clarification of Single Version Charges, and
Expendable MSUs Analysis with LCS.
February 2003: Answers to the Frequent
Questions about WLC
December 2002: ILM Has Been Canceled,
Get Going with SCRT
November 2002: Go ahead with the
SCRT, Stop Waiting for ILM
April 2002: IBM's April 30, 2002
Announcements. The new "Utilization Model"
March 2002: IBM schedules delivery
of the IBM License Manager
Fall 2001: Update and Status of WLC
Friday, 31 July, 2015