Upgrade to AIX Enterprise Edition

Upgrade to AIX Enterprise Edition to unlock the value of a secure cloud-computing platform

For a limited time when you upgrade to AIX Enterprise Edition you will receive a discount of 49% on the software licensing


Today organisations of all sizes need their IT infrastructure to have the flexibility to quickly adjust to changing business requirements and scale to handle ever expanding workloads—without adding complexity. But just providing flexibility and performance isn’t enough, the IT infrastructure also needs to provide rock-solid security and near-continuous availability, while managing energy and cooling costs.

With the features bundled into AIX Enterprise Edition your IT infrastructure will be set-up as a secure and scalable platform to help you deliver:

These benefits are provided by the software suite contained within AIX Enterprise Edition, two of the key components of this software package are:

  • + Terms and conditions
    1. This offer is available to IBM End User Clients.
    2. This promotion is available in Australia.
    3. This offer is valid for the Software Upgrades as described in the ordering information section .
    4. Orders must be placed on IBM between April 16, 2013 and December 31, 2013 and must be shipped within 30 days of order date. Business Partners must quote this announcement letter number A313-069 when placing the order.
    5. Minimum core quantities by processor tier or server licences apply depending on Power Systems configuration.
    6. End User Clients agree to acquire software products under this promotion for their own use and not for remarketing, leasing or transferring to a third party, unless arranging lease-back financing for hardware products.
    7. End User Clients acquire the products described in this promotion in accordance with the terms and conditions of this promotion announcement and the terms and conditions of the applicable local country IBM Customer Agreement (ICA08-1INT), or equivalent customer agreement, signed by the End User Client and IBM
    8. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with International Volume Offerings (IVOs).   
    9. In order to qualify, all components of the solution must be acquired as part of a single transaction, and appear on a single order to IBM
    10. This promotion cannot be combined with any other discount, promotion or special bid discount in the one order
    11. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this promotion at any time.

Ordering Information

Prices listed in this promotion are on a per-core basis. IBM eConfig is required to calculate the total price, which is done by multiplying the core counts from eConfig output by the values listed in the tables below.  Your IBM representative will assist you with this calculation. 
Orders are to be loaded quoting this announcement letter number, A313-069.

Product Selection Guideline
Step 1
Use Table 1 to determine the Power Systems tier level and associated pricing table. Should new Power Systems models be announced during this promotion period, this promotion will apply to those new products. The associated Tier Level for new products will be published in the corresponding announcement letter for that product.
Step 2
Use either tables 2, 3 or 4 below to select software based on the results of using Table 1. Clients should work with their IBM representative to arrive at a total price.

  • + TABLE 1: Processor Tiers
    Power Systems model Tier Level Use pricing table
    All Power Systems family models capable of running AIX V6.1 or higher, except those listed below Small 2
    Power 760, 770, Power 570, i570, Power 575 Medium 3
    Power 780, Power 795, Power 590, Power 595 Large 4
  • + TABLE 2: Small Systems
    Mach-Mdl Promotion item List price Promo price Discount
        inc GST inc GST %
    5765-G99 AIX Enterprise Edition V7      
    C1BM Upgrade from AIX Express Edition V7 per core pricing $1,089.00 $520.00 52.25%
    C1CN Upgrade from AIX Standard Edition V7 per core pricing $689.70 $330.00 52.15%
    5765-AEZ AIX Enterprise Edition V6      
    C1DM Upgrade from AIX Express Edition V6 per core pricing $1,089.00 $520.00 52.25%
    C0BB Upgrade from AIX Standard Edition V6 per core pricing $689.70 $330.00 52.15%
    5765-PVE PowerVM Enterprise Edition      
    B9JE Upgrade from PowerVM Express Edition per core pricing $977.90 $480.00 50.92%
    B9JN Upgrade from PowerVM Standard Edition per core pricing $558.80 $280.00 49.89%
  • + TABLE 3: Medium Systems
    Mach-Mdl Promotion item List price Promo price Discount
        inc GST inc GST %
    5765-G99 AIX Enterprise Edition V7      
    C1CQ Upgrade from AIX Standard Edition V7 per core pricing $1,447.60 $720.00 50.26%
    5765-AEZ AIX Enterprise Edition V6      
    C0BD Upgrade from AIX Standard Edition V6 per core pricing $1,447.60 $720.00 50.26%
    5765-PVE PowerVM Enterprise Edition      
    B9JQ Upgrade from PowerVM Standard Edition per core pricing $1,395.90 $680.00 51.29%
  • + TABLE 4: Large Systems
    Mach-Mdl Promotion item List price Promo price Discount
        inc GST inc GST %
    5765-G99 AIX Enterprise Edition V7      
    C1CT Upgrade from AIX Standard Edition V7 per core pricing $3,245.00 $1,600.00 50.69%
    5765-AEZ AIX Enterprise Edition V6      
    C0BF Upgrade from AIX Standard Edition V6 per core pricing $3,245.00 $1,600.00 50.69%
    5765-PVE PowerVM Enterprise Edition      
    B9JT Upgrade from PowerVM Standard Edition per core pricing $2,790.70 $1,350.00 51.63%

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