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This is an IBM Automation portal for Cloud Management and AIOps products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Azure Savings Plans for compute (VMs)

Earlier this year Azure came up with Savings plans support for compute. Similar in concept to AWS Savings plans. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/offers/savings-plan-compute/#benefits-and-features Product does not currently support this. ...
22 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 0 Submitted

Support for Azure SQL reserved capacity

Product doesn't currently support Azure SQL (PaaS) reserved capacity. This functionality is similar conceptually to Reserved Instances for VMs; however, it applies to SQL. Impact: Turbonomic will potentially create pending actions to scale a SQL d...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts / Public Cloud PaaS & DBaaS 0 Future consideration

Support for centralized Azure Hybrid Benefit (centralized AHUB)

Azure came up with Centralized AHUB support for SQL licenses. Similar in concept to CUDs, where the customers can create a pool of licenses and have the SQL instances (SQL databases, managed instances etc ) consume the license from the pool. When ...
22 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 0 Submitted

My customer would like to establish a fee structure for SMB.

Background I understand that Turbonomic's target is the users who have large system which is composed over 500 VMs. My customer is considering embedding Turbonomic to their own cloud management service, and they try to sell it to SMB. Issues Curre...
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 0 Not under consideration