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Do you need IBM’s License Metric Tool (ILMT)?

Posted on Aug 9, 2023 by Kleber

Introduction Most organisations that own IBM server software are required in their contract with IBM to manage those licences in a way that is able to be audited and show…

What is the IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT)

Posted on Jun 16, 2023 by Kleber

ILMT Introduction We sometimes get asked what is ILMT? The IBM Licence Metric Tool (ILMT) is a powerful solution designed to tackle the complexities of software license management, providing organisations…

Why Should You Upgrade from TM1 to Planning Analytics

Posted on Jun 26, 2020 by John

By now most people will have upgraded from TM1 version 10 (or, even 9) to Planning Analytics. But if you haven’t, here are some really good reasons for you to…

PVU Limit for Planning Analytics Express

Posted on Jun 4, 2020 by John

A client asked the other day what the PVU limit is for Planning Analytics Express (the old Cognos Express). I had thought it was 560 PVU, but could not find…

TM1 on a Virtual Server? Use ILMT or IBM Audit Could Hurt!

Posted on Jun 12, 2019 by John

Do run your IBM server software in a virtualised environment? Do you know what a PVU is? Do you run ILMT? Did you know that if you have IBM server…

IBM Software on Virtual Servers Could Expose You Millions (Literally)!

Posted on Sep 6, 2018 by John Vaughan

IBM software installed on virtual servers could potentially expose your organisation to a claim from IBM for millions. The risk is real. We’ve seen the claims. Here is what you can do now to avoid this significant and job threatening exposure.

What Cognos or TM1 Licences Do You Need? 

Posted on Jul 25, 2016 by John Vaughan

Whenever we see a new client one of the first things we need to do is get an understand their needs. Part of that discussion will invariably involve learning about what…

IBM Software PVU’s Made Easy

Posted on Sep 30, 2011 by John Vaughan

IBM server software is licenced usually by Processor Value Unit, or PVU. What are they, what does it mean, how do you calculate the PVU for a server. All this is explained simply.

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