Software Tools support DB2 on z/OS for SAP.

Press Release Summary:



DB2® SAP Edition products provide support for SAP ERP solution environments with DB2 Automation Toolkit for z/OS, DB2 Administration Toolkit for z/OS, and DB2 Performance Toolkit for z/OS. SAP provides set of basic monitoring and management functions to help manage portion of DB2 that supports SAP ERP solution environment. Suited for optimizing automation, administration, and performance management, tools work with zSeries® machines dedicated to SAP ERP environment.



Original Press Release:



IBM DB2 Tools Support DB2 on z/OS for SAP



At a glance

New DB2 SAP Edition products provide support for SAP ERP solution environments in the following areas:

Utilities

DB2 Automation Toolkit for z/OS the SAP Edition (5697-J31)

Database administration

DB2 Administration Toolkit for z/OS the SAP Edition (5697-J30)

Performance management

DB2 Performance Toolkit for z/OS the SAP Edition (5697-J32)

For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: LE001).

Overview

A large percentage of DB2® systems that have Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) installations utilize ERP solutions from SAP such as R/3 and mySAP(TM) ERP. SAP provides a set of basic monitoring and management functions to help you manage the portion of DB2 that supports your SAP ERP solution environment.

Until now, no tools have been available that match the rich functionality of the DB2 Tools to help you manage this environment. Three new products are now available that offer you capabilities to further optimize your SAP ERP solution investments by providing better automation, administration, and performance management.

These new products are offered exclusively to customers who have a IBM zSeries® machine dedicated to the SAP ERP environment. The toolkits are priced to value for this market segment. If you wish to utilize these functions in other than this dedicated environment, you must purchase licenses to the individual products that comprise these toolkits.

DB2 Automation Toolkit for z/OS® the SAP Edition (5697-J31)

DB2 Administration Toolkit for z/OS the SAP Edition (5697-J30)

DB2 Performance Toolkit for z/OS the SAP Edition (5697-J32)

With this announcement, IBM extends the value of DB2 Tools to the SAP ERP solution environment. For information on the complete portfolio visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/data/db2imstools

Key prerequisites

Any hardware configuration that supports the required versions of DB2 and your SAP ERP solution environment.

Planned availability dates

July 1, 2005:

DB2 Automation Toolkit for z/OS the SAP Edition (5697-J31)

DB2 Performance Toolkit for z/OS the SAP Edition (5697-J32)

July 29, 2005: DB2 Administration Toolkit for z/OS the SAP Edition (5697-J30)

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