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Unicenter Software Delivery
Product Announcement

To: Unicenter Software Delivery Customers
From: The CA Unicenter Software Delivery Product Team
Subject: General Availability Announcement for Unicenter Software Delivery r11.2

On behalf of CA, we appreciate your business and the opportunity to provide high-quality, innovative software and services. As part of our ongoing commitment to customer success, we regularly release updated versions of our products. Today, we are pleased to announce that Unicenter Software Delivery r11.2 is now available.

Unicenter Software Delivery continues to innovate by providing new features that make the product more robust and easier to use. Release 11.2 continues to deliver software aligned with your business objectives, which is imperative when providing a comprehensive Desktop Management strategy.

New features for Unicenter Software Delivery r11.2 include:

Job Priorities. Control the priority of jobs, software distributions and policies during evaluation and build phases.

WinPE Support. Supports the creation and registering of WinPE 1.x Boot images. OSIM has been extended to use WinPE 1.x as an alternative to DOS.

Event Management. This release re-establishes integration with CA Common Services allowing you to monitor system events such as transfer start and stop, failed transfers, and authentication failures with automated responses.

World View with DTS. This release re-establishes integration with CA Common Services to allow software to be distributed across customized transfer routes, with broadcast and multicast options and support for low bandwidth distributed infrastructures.

Common Calendar. This release re-establishes integration with CA Common Services to provide complete calendaring scenarios for file transfer and distribution exclusion times, regular scheduled distribution to nodes, recurring distributions, etc.

Microsoft's Automated Deployment Service. Microsoft's Automated Deployment Service (MS ADS) can coexist with the DSM boot server allowing machines that are managed by MS ADS to be excluded as boot server targets.

Area Support Security. Current object-level security was extended to support area, either globally or per security profile.

Enhanced Discovery. Detects new systems connecting to the network, and through policy definitions, allows these new systems to be brought automatically under the control of Unicenter Software Delivery.

Software Policies. This powerful feature, which enables you to automatically manage the software state of desktops and servers, has been enhanced to give you greater control when setting up and defining these policies.

Enhanced Security. You now have the choice to protect inter-machine communications with stronger AES encryption as an alternative to the 3TDES encryption used in the previous release.

Enhanced Agent Platform Coverage.

  • Windows XP Professional x64
  • Windows Server 2003 x64
  • Windows Vista x86
  • Windows Vista x64

We also encourage you to visit the Unicenter Software Delivery product home page at CA SupportConnect (, where you will have access to the complete compatibility matrix, the implementation CD, best practices and more.

To obtain your copy of Unicenter Software Delivery r11.2 in North America, please call 1-800-841-8743 or contact your local account representative. If you are outside of North America, please call your local account representative or the local CA office. 

You are also able to download Unicenter Software Delivery r11.2 from Log onto, and under the Downloads menu, click products and follow the online directions.

Should you need any assistance in understanding these new features, or implementing this latest release, our CA Technology Services experts can help. For more information on CA Technology Services and how you can leverage our expertise, please use the online "Call Me Form" at

Thank you again for your business.