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IBM Security Systems ESOS to Passport Advantage Migration

IBM Security Systems Division is retiring the End to End Ordering System (ESOS) for Infrastructure (aka Threat) products. Infrastructure product orders are transitioning to Distributed Software Passport Advantage (PA). Official announcement of this migration was January 7, 2014. The last day of order processing via ESOS is February 7, 2014. New orders will process in PA beginning February 21, 2014. This page is to enable our WW Security Systems Infrastructure Business Partners on what is important to know about the migration and the resources available to you for successful order processing of Infrastructure products in PA.

Key dates

Key points


ESOS Products End of Marketing
Distributed Software/Passport Advantage Products
Announcements, all geographies


Security Talk: ESOS to PA Business Partner Enablement - EMEA/North America December 10, 2013
Security Talk: ESOS to PA Business Partner Enablement - AP/Japan December 11, 2013

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