Month: December 2017

I missed IBM’s ILMT train. Now what?

IBM has offered the IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) for years. With ILMT installed, clients can license their server-based software with the PVU metric by the sub-capacity method (only license the virtual cores allocated). Occasionally, someone claims they can’t install ILMT because they missed the initial 90-day window IBM grants in the IBM Passport Advantage Agreement (IPAA). Although that is in the IPAA, why can’t you install ILMT now? If you install ILMT by the end of 2017, by 2019 […]

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