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CA ARCserve Central Applications r16.5
General Availability Announcement

Date: March 01, 2013
To: CA ARCserve Customers
From: The CA Technologies ARCserve Product Team
Subject: General Availability Announcement for CA ARCserve Central Applications r16.5

On behalf of CA Technologies, we appreciate your business and the opportunity to provide you with 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 CA ARCserve Central Applications r16.5 is now available.

New features for CA ARCserve Central Applications r16.5 include:

  • CA ARCserve Virtual Standby WAN Support
    Extends on-premise failover capabilities to include support for Wide Area Network connection. This is accomplished by leveraging the capabilities of CA ARCserve Replication.

  • Catalog-less Backup
    File system catalog generation is a time consuming task. With this feature you can choose not to generate a catalog file with every backup thus reducing the backup time window and yet still perform file level restores.

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 (E15)
    Backup and Restore of Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS).

  • UEFI Support
    Perform Bare Metal Restore from backups taken on a UEFI machine to a BIOS machine and from a BIOS machine to a UEFI machine.

  • Support for the following Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 features:
    • NTFS Data Deduplication
    • ReFS (Resilient File System)
    • Storage Spaces

We encourage you to visit the CA ARCserve Central Applications r16.5 product information page on the CA Support Online website at for more information.

You can download your copy of CA ARCserve Central Applications r16.5 from CA Support Online If you have any questions or require assistance contact CA Customer Care online at where you can submit an online request using the Customer Care web form: You can also call CA Customer Care at +1-800-225-5224 in North America or see for the local number in your country.

Should you need any assistance in understanding these new features, or implementing this latest release, our CA Services experts can help. For more information on CA Services and how you can leverage our expertise, please visit To connect, learn and share with other customers, join and participate in our CA ARCserve Central Applications r16.5 CA Community at

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Thank you again for your business.