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BMC Compuware ISPW Migration Service: Large Base System


This Service migrates a large base Software Configuration Management (SCM) system to BMC Compuware ISPW and includes project planning, data migration and integration, testing and knowledge transfer. Customers using Tool Cases do not qualify for this Service.

What you get:

BMC will perform the following:

  • Conduct a project kick off meeting which will include:
    • Scope discussion
    • Outline of high-level plan
    • Explanation of the migration process
  • Provide a project schedule covering each step of the migration project lifecycle
  • Capture of historical changes during the process
  • Assess Customer’s current SCM solution
  • Prepare architecture and configuration
  • Prepare Solution Design Document and deliver to Customer
  • Prepare Project Schedule and deliver to Customer
  • Prepare Test Strategy and Plan
  • Assist Customer for up to 20 consecutive business days with user functional testing
  • Prepare the Construction Document
  • Prepare the Deployment Plan
  • Implement and configure BMC Compuware ISPW in the test instance
  • Migrate up to 100 pilot applications within a BMC Compuware ISPW test instance
  • Migrate current applications, metadata, and historical changes to ISPW in the Production instance to include:
    • Up to 400,000 components
    • Up to 8 translation application language processes
  • Perform up to 10 consecutive business days of migration post-deployment assistance

Customer will be responsible for

  • Providing access and privileges for BMC staff to include:
    • Current SCM solution
    • BMC Compuware ISPW Administration access
  • Allocating resources to set up network and system programmer elements required 
  • Raising environment change requests
  • Agreeing on timescales and change windows
  • Performing user functional testing using the Test Strategy and Plan
  • Maintaining and ensuring back-ups and recovery files
  • Providing remote access to the mainframe via one of the following:
    • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
    • Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI)
    • Customer provided laptop
  • Having an LPAR running supported versions of z/OS® on z/OS® compatible hardware 
  • Providing a PC capable of using FTP to transfer the installation file, IND$FILE or other capability, with standard web browser, and JavaScript enabled 
  • Providing a TCP/IP port, AT-TLS for a secured HTTPS connection to web browser 
  • Providing secured ZFS directory space for the disk database 
  • Providing resources who have the ability to APF-authorize load library

Deliverables: Using BMC’s standard methodology and templates, the following Deliverables are in scope for this project and will be delivered:

  • Project Schedule
  • Project Status Report
  • Solution Design Document
  • Test Strategy and Plan
  • Construction Document
  • Deployment Plan

Project Milestones: The following milestones are established between the Customer and BMC. Once BMC has reached a milestone, the BMC project manager will issue a milestone completion letter to Customer.

  • Milestone 1: Upon delivery of the Solution Design Document
  • Milestone 2: Upon completion of the product validation in the test environment
  • Milestone 3: Upon delivery of the project completion letter

Completion Criteria: BMC will have completed these Consulting Services when the in-scope Consulting Services have been completed and the Deliverables have been delivered to the Customer Project Manager.


  • Customer will install the latest GA version of BMC Compuware ISPW on their system

Additional information:

  • Estimated Duration: 7 to 10 months
  • In-scope Product: BMC Compuware ISPW
  • Service Type: Deployment
  • Availability: Active
  • Success Service Code: BMSS_ISPL_001
  • Date Last Updated: 07/07/2022

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