This appendix briefly describes the software licensing options that are available for the zEC12 and zBC12. Basic information about software licensing for the zBX blade environments is also covered.
Software licensing considerations
The zEC12’s and zBC12’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. The portfolio also includes middleware for Linux on System z environments.
zBX software products are covered by the International ...