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Metrics Metrics define how usage is measured. If multiple metrics apply to a specific installation (product/version), the IBM customer can choose a metric and concede the product with the selected metric. As a general rule, we classify metrics for: hardware metrics (IBM`s concept: capacity-based license), user metrics (IBM terms: user-based licenses) and other metrics. The applicable metrics are/are documented in LI (s) and plet (s) that are suitable for editing and version of the software (and occasionally the date of installation and fix). The most common metrics are defined in this glossary: capacity-based metrics (material) such as the processor value unit (PVU), the PVU-based resource value unit (P/RVU), the installation; and user metrics such as authorized user (AUTH), competing user (CONC), floating user (FL), authorized single install user (AUSI), single-session floating single-install user (FUSSSI) and user value unit (UVU). Like all software vendors, IBM has contracts with its customers for the use and management of their software. Each IBM product and version contains an IBM license information document, but the most important to you are those that contain the terms of use, the license metrics (with their specific definition) and the aggregation of the products. As a proven method, you should always be aware of licensing documents and associated updates, as this would have a direct impact on your licensing and compliance position. One of the best-known agreements IBM uses is Passport Advantage. This is a standard framework that is mainly used for large companies. A relationship-based contract offers companies better discounts on volume purchases over time – an important advantage you should keep in mind if you expect organizational growth.

Medium-sized companies can also use a version of Passport Advantage, Express. Primary Licensing Fee (SPS) A method of payment of certain IBM software products, usually as part of a PLC/ALC (Primary License Charge/ Annual License Charge) agreement. Licensing information includes supported programs (group/free software) and details on other licensing restrictions. Licensing requirements Position with the required user rights, for example. B rights (licensing, maintenance) and customer contracts (unlimited agreement, etc.). Licensing requirements are derived from technical use, on the one hand by selecting the maximum metric allowed on the basis of technical data and, on the other hand, by confirming/modifying this selection by comparing them with commercial data. Ultimately, it would not be a matter of identifying any need for a licence, but of identifying the optimal licensing needs that will make the most of the customer`s industrial area (use rights). IBM describes the licensing rights and rights of use of the products with the terms and conditions associated with it in various contractual documents, the most common of which is this: although one of the largest software vendors on the market, IBM has not received as much attention in the past as Oracle.

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