IBM Informix for Big Data bundle
improved data analytics and management experience
(IBM Europe Software Announcement ZP16-0550, dated December 6, 2016)
IBM Informix for Big Data bundle offers improved data analytics and management experience with IBM Informix V12.10 and IBM BigInsights V4.2
IBM Informix for Big Data is a software bundle that delivers two powerful product licensing options in a single offering. With their combined data management and analytical capabilities, IBM Informix V12.10 and IBM BigInsights V4.2 offer deployment flexibility and investment protection. Data intensive organizations are seeking transformative capabilities to accelerate their end to end analytics lifecycle to drive differentiation and competitive advantage. At the same time, funds are limited and any data management investments need to be effective, reliable, affordable, and future proof. IBM Informix for Big Data V1.0 delivers two powerful product licensing options in a single offering that provides clients the flexibility and agility to deploy both Informix and BigInsights as they choose to meet the analytical needs of their current and future business environments.
This single offering provides clients the flexibility to deploy:
- IBM Informix, a proven technology as a high performance, embeddable database with a small footprint that can scale huge and store and access time series, JSON, NoSQL, and SQL data all in one database.
- IBM BigInsights, an industry standard Hadoop offering that combines the best of open source software with enterprise-grade capabilities. It helps organizations to cost effectively manage and analyze all kinds of data, including semistructured and unstructured.
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IBM Informix on Cloud:
speed innovation and save costs
(IBM Announcement ENUSZP16-0499 - 27.09.2016)
IBM Informix on Cloud gives you the ability to speed innovation and save costs by choosing a cloud deployment for your workloads
At a glance
IBM Informix on Cloud delivers all of the capabilities of the Informix Advanced Enterprise server deployed in on-premises configurations but without the time and expense of a hardware purchase, system administration, and management. The cloud-delivered Informix server will be configured for OLTP workloads and also includes entitlement to Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA) that delivers incredible query acceleration through columnar, compressed, in-memory technology.
- Provides database as a service on the IBM SoftLayer global cloud infrastructure
- Comes with an OLTP preconfigured instance
- Includes IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator entitlement
- Supports cloud deployments of applications that will need JSON/BSON and SQL apps simultaneously in the same database, in the same queries
- Allows for faster deployment of innovative cloud applications due to REST interface and MQTT
IBM Informix Advanced Enterprise on Cloud offers the powerful feature set of Informix on-premises deployments without the cost, complexity, and risk of managing your own infrastructure.
Based on the Informix Advanced Enterprise edition, Informix on Cloud comes with a preconfigured instance configured for OLTP with storage optimization enabled and includes licensing for the Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA).
SPSS and Cognos are not included but are available as services on IBM Bluemix® that can be utilized with the Informix on Cloud offering.
Use of this offering reduces the time required for provisioning and deploying Informix so that application programming resources can focus on developing new solutions and innovation and database administrators retain full administrative control of their database environment.
Informix on Cloud includes the following optional services:
- IBM Informix on Cloud Jump Start Remotely Delivered Setup
- IBM Informix on Cloud Accelerator Remotely Delivered Setup
These setup services deliver 50 hours of remote consulting time so that organizations get expert guidance with setup activities and quickly get productive use of one or more software as a service (SaaS) offerings. Organizations can easily obtain expert assistance to become operational at the time of SaaS signup.
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Software withdrawal and support discontinuance:
IBM DB2 & Informix - selceted products
(IBM Announcement ENUSZP16-0003 - 12.04.2016)
Effective on the dates shown, IBM will withdraw from support the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:
Program number VRM Withdrawal from support date Program name
5725-H01 All April 30, 2017 INFORMIX ENTERPRISE HYPERVISOR EDITION FOR RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX SERVER
5725-H00 All April 30, 2017 INFORMIX ENTERPRISE HYPERVISOR ENTERPRISE EDITION FOR AIX
5725-A38 11.5.0 April 30, 2018 ELITE SUPPORT FOR INFORMIX INNOVATOR-C EDITION
5725-A40 11.5.0 April 30, 2018 INFORMIX WORKGROUP EDITION
5725-A39 11.5.0 April 30, 2018 INFORMIX ENTERPRISE EDITION
5724-Z04 11.5.0 April 30, 2018 INFORMIX EXPRESS EDITION
5724-Z04 11.5.0 April 30, 2018 INFORMIX EXPRESS EDITION CPU OPTION
5724-C19 All April 30, 2018 INFORMIX XPS
5724-C29 All April 30, 2017 INFORMIX EXCALIBUR TEXT SEARCH DATABLADE
5724-C64 All April 30, 2017 INFORMIX VIDEO FOUNDATION DATABLADE
5724-C32 All April 30, 2017 INFORMIX I-SPY
5724-C56 All April 30, 2017 INFORMIX MAXCONNECT
5724-C18 All April 30, 2017 RED BRICK ENTERPRISE EDITION
Effective on the dates shown, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:
Program number VRM Withdrawal from marketing date Program name
5725-H01 All April 12, 2016 INFORMIX ENTERPRISE HYPERVISOR EDITION FOR RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX SERVER
5725-H00 All April 12, 2016 INFORMIX ENTERPRISE HYPERVISOR ENTERPRISE EDITION FOR AIX
5724-C19 All July 18, 2016 INFORMIX XPS
5725-A40 11.5.0 July 18, 2016 INFORMIX WRKGRP EDITION
5725-A39 11.5.0 July 18, 2016 INFORMIX ENTERPRISE EDITION
5724-Z04 11.5.0 July 18, 2016 INFORMIX EXPRESS EDITION
5724-Z04 11.5.0 July 18, 2016 INFORMIX EXPRESS EDITION CPU OPTION
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Software withdrawal and support discontinuance
IBM Informix Genero
(IBM Announcement ENUSZP15-0357 - 09.06.2015)
Effective on dates shown, IBM(R) will withdraw from marketing and withdraw from support the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement: IBM Informix Genero - Program number 5725-D13
- Withdrawal from marketing September 1,2015
- Withdrawal from support September 30, 2016
IBM Informix Genero, an application development environment that helps customers create innovative database applications and modernize existing 4GL code, is a product IBM offers through an OEM relationship with its partner Four Js. To better serve clients and deliver the latest Genero enhancements to them in the most timely manner, IBM is entering a new delivery phase of this product. Effective September 1, 2015, IBM will transfer the sale of Genero licenses to Four Js. Support for current customers will continue to be available from IBM until September 30, 2016. IBM considers Genero to be the best path forward for customers wishing to modernize Informix 4GL applications.
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IBM General Price Harmonization
Effective July 1 2015
(IBM Announcement ZA15-1112 - 01.04.2015)
Effective July 1, 2015, IBM® is announcing a worldwide price harmonization across the software product portfolio.
Passport Advantage® Express Suggested Retail Prices (SRP) and Passport Advantage Suggested Volume Prices (SVP), as applicable, for the following categories of products, are included in this announcement:
- Passport Advantage Eligible Products from the Business Analytics, Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure, Collaboration Solutions, Enterprise Content Management, Industry Solutions, Information Management, Rational®, Security Systems, and WebSphere® Brands.
- Media and documentation packs associated with the Passport Advantage Eligible Products.
- Selected other non-Passport Advantage Products
For most products, the following price harmonization changes will apply: