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  • IBM Configurator EDU

    24 August 2016

    IBM Configurator Education Module 2 Services Jay Obey

    e-config Education Module 2 Services August 2016.pdf

  • © 2009 IBM Corporation2

    Introduction

    ➢ Intended Audience: ➢ Skill Level: Intermediate User ➢ User's already knowledgeable about configuration of

    hardware and software product offerings ➢ User's of the IBM Configurator for e-business

    (e-config) who would like to learn more about how services are supported: ➢ Configured ➢ Quoted ➢ Ordered

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    Agenda

    ➢ Getting Familiar with IBM Services ➢ Finding Services in e-config ➢ Configuring ➢ Quoting ➢ Ordering ➢ Where to Find Resources to Assist You ➢ Tips, FAQs, & Recommendations ➢ e-config DEMO

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    Getting Familiar with IBM Services ➢ Start Here to Learn More

    ➢ The IBM Configurator Community LINK

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    ➢ Important things to know ➢ There are many types of IBM Service Offerings ➢ Not all Offerings are Supported in e-config

    https://ibm.biz/Bd4dSg

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    Getting Familiar with IBM Services cont..

    ➢ IBM Global Technology Services on IBM PartnerWorld® ➢ Learn About Offerings ➢ Learn About Tools (Contracts, e-config, ISAT, Maintenance, etc.)

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    Tools Menu

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    ➢ Services found in 2 primary locations 1. Global Settings (apply to entire configuration)

    2. From within product configuration 'wizards' ➢ Allows you to 'override' or change settings resulting from global settings

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    Finding Services in e-config

    Global Settings Configuration Wizard

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    ➢ 3 Offering Types 1. IBM Technology Services & Support

    2. IBM ServicePacs

    3. IBM Lab Services

    ➢ Let's start with configuration and look at each one..

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    Finding Services in e-config..

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    Configuring Services

    ➢ Configuration

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    Configuring Services..

    ➢ Basic Steps to Configure Services 1. Start with your 'Global Settings' selections 2. Next, make your selections in 'Product Wizards' 3. Review the 'Proposed Report'

    ➢ Ensure you have made all selections you need to ➢ Make any changes you require

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    2 IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW:

    1. Services are not configurable on their own

    2. Service offerings and process can vary by geography and country

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    ➢ Tab 1: Start With Global Settings 'Main Selections' ➢ 3 Tabs have selections related to services

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    Configuring Services..

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    ➢ Tab 2: Global Settings 'Software Default Options' ➢ AIX/Linux and IBM i Default Options are Similar

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    Services

    Selections

    Configuring Services..

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    ➢ Tab 3: Global Settings 'Services' ➢ Make sure to select 'Edit' Button (see next page)

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    Configuring Services..

    Important

    TIP

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    ➢ Tab 3 + Edit: Total Configuration Services Options ➢ Contract Type, Billing Frequency and Term, HW Maintenance

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    1. Prepay

    2. Quarterly

    3. Annual ● 1,2,3,4,5 Years

    Configuring Services..

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    ➢ Total Configuration Services Options ➢ Also accessible from visited wizards list

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    Configuring Services..

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    ➢ Select Services in applicable 'Product Wizards' ➢ Example: Power Server Wizard

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    Configuring Services..

    3 Tabs

    1.Implementation

    2.Integrated Supt

    3.ServicePacs

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    ➢ Select 'LAB Services' if available from the Catalog 1. Select Tab

    2. Select 'Available Products' in the wizard and 'Configure'

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    Configuring Services..

    Product Catalog

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    Quoting Services

    ➢ Quoting

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    Quoting Services

    ➢ 2 Kinds of Pricing 1. List or 'Reference' Prices

    ➢ e-config 'Proposed' Report ➢ e-config 'Request a Services Proposal' Function

    2. Customer Quote Prices ➢ Using IBM Services Tools (ISAT/CHIS)

    ➢ Let's review both..

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Where to Find Services on the Proposed Report 1. Hardware Section

    ➢ e.g. 'Hardware Maintenance'

    2. Software Section ➢ Software Support (Maintenance)

    ➢ e.g. 'SWMA'

    3. Services Section ➢ 69xx Service Product Offerings

    ➢ e.g. 'Account Advocate for Linux on Power' ➢ NOTE: These offerings are NOT ORDERABLE Entities

    ➢ Let's take a further look..

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    Quoting Services..

    1. Proposed Report 'Hardware Section' ➢ List / Reference Prices

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    Quoting Services..

    2. Proposed Report 'Software Section' ➢ List / Reference Prices

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    Quoting Services..

    3. Proposed Report 'Services Section' ➢ No List / Reference Prices → Enables ISAT Quote Request

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Requesting a Services Proposal ➢ e-config interface to Services System (ISAT) ➢ Request will return multiple emails with reference quote ➢ Reminder messages on 'Proposed' tab and 'Messages' tab

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Multiple Messages on Messages Tab ➢ Ensure your review them!

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Requesting a Services Proposal – The ISAT Interface ➢ Right Click on CFR file in Configuration List

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Requesting a Services Proposal Wizard 1. Enter Information

    2. Click 'Send'

    3. Optional – Export ICA file (if you wish to email to someone)

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Requesting a Services Proposal Wizard ➢ Enter Information → 'Author Identification' ➢ Enter the email ID to RECEIVE THE QUOTE, Click Next

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Requesting a Services Proposal Wizard ➢ Enter Information → 'Proposal Data' ➢ Click Next

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Requesting a Services Proposal Wizard ➢ Enter Information (Optional) → 'Customer Data' ➢ Click 'Done'

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Requesting a Services Proposal Wizard ➢ 3 emails returned to email ID you entered

    ➢ email 1: 'Confirmation of Proposal Request' from mtssalesportal ID (Example)

    IBM Maintenance Sales Portal - Proposal AW8PBK from file johndoe created successfully. Mon, Aug 22 9:46 AM From: [email protected] To: me

    The processing of ECONFIG request johndoe completed. Proposal AW8PBK created successfully. Proposal ID: AW8PBK Customer number: TTPP8PBK Customer name: Business Type: ECONFIG File name: johndoe

    This notification was sent from a service machine. Please do not reply to this notification.

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Requesting a Services Proposal Wizard ➢ 3 emails returned to email ID you entered

    ➢ email 2: 'Solution Summary Report' from isat_services_proposal ID (Example) (HTM file type attachment)

    897_AW8PBK_20160822_SOLUTION SUMMARY Mon, Aug 22 9:47 AM From: [email protected] To: me

    This email was created by the IBM ServicesAssistant Print Server. Please do NOT reply to this ID.

    If there are problems with the content, please contact the help desk. In case of problems, you may be asked to forward this note with the attachment to the help desk.

    Thank You.

    (See attached file: 897_AW8PBK_20160822104700152.HTM)

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    Quoting Services..

    ➢ Requesting a Services Proposal Wizard ➢ 'Solution Summary Report' (For Information Purposes Only)

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