вот то, что я нашел в IBM по этому поводу:
Outlook on Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Licenses
IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center brings together management of the SAN, storage
devices, and host resources, including databases and file systems, into a single control
point. It provides a modular, integrated set of products that can be purchased individually
or in different combinations. IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Standard Edition
includes IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Disk and IBM Tivoli Storage
Productivity Center for Data as a single package. These products can also be ordered as
IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Data is designed to provide a
comprehensive storage resource management (SRM) solution for heterogeneous storage
environments across the enterprise.
IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Disk centralizes management of networked
storage devices that implement the SNIA SMI-S specification, which includes the IBM
System Storage DS family and IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller (SVC). It
also includes disk performance management functions.
If you want to manage the performance of storage networks consisting of DS8000,
DS6000, DS4000 and SVC, as well as SAN switches, you should consider IBM Tivoli
Storage Productivity Center Standard Edition, which can help you pinpoint bottlenecks
in your SAN configuration. It also provides the fabric performance management function.
TPC Basic Edition (Licensed on SSPC)
TPC Basic Edition is a new TPC package. It has TPC for Disk without performance
functions. TPC Basic Edition extends device configuration capabilities of IBM storage
resources to a central platform. With TPC Basic Edition, you can manage the storage
network, hosts, and physical disks in context rather than by device.
TPC BE license has no TB limitation, as it is with TPC Standard Edition, TPC for
а трактовать можно по-разному 🙂
PS. это все из доки по SSPC, конечно.