z/VSE V6.2 status

The focus of z/VSE V6.2 is online transaction processing, security, and connectivity to improve the integration of z/VSE in a heterogeneous environment using web-based business solutions.

Together with hardware exploitation, ease-of-use functionality, and support of the latest IBM Z and IBM System Storage technology, z/VSE V6.2 delivers additional functionality that may provide additional benefits to z/VSE clients. It helps clients with growing z/VSE workloads, and allows them to better protect their investments in the z/VSE platform.

Enhancements for z/VSE V6.2 include:

z/VSE V6.2 can run in an LPAR image, or as a guest in any supported z/VM release. z/VSE V6.2 is the preferred follow-on VSE product for clients with z/VSE V5, z/VSE V4, z/VSE V3, or VSE/ESA installed. Multi-Version Measurement (MVM) is available for customers migrating to z/VSE V6.2.

z/VSE V6.2 offers Midrange Workload License Charge (MWLC) pricing metrics, including a subcapacity option, for z14, z13, and z196. IBM offers Advanced Entry Workload License Charge (AEWLC) pricing metrics, including a subcapacity option, for the z13s, zBC12 and z114 servers. The entry models (capacity setting A01) of the z13s, zBC12, and z114 will be priced using zSeries Entry License Charge (zELC) for their IBM monthly license charge software.

Note: The general availability date for z/VSE V6.2 is December 1, 2017.



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