This appendix briefly describes the software licensing options available for zEnterprise CPCs.
Software licensing considerations
The zEnterprise CPC’s IBM software portfolio includes operating system software1 (that is, z/OS, z/VM, z/VSE, and z/TPF) and middleware that runs on these operating systems. It also includes middleware for Linux on System z environments.
Two metric groups for software licensing are available from IBM, depending on the software product:
•Monthly License Charge (MLC)
•International Program License Agreement ...