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CA ARCserve D2D 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 D2D 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 D2D r16.5 is now available.

New features for CA ARCserve D2D r16.5 include:

  • CA ARCserve D2D r16.5 supports the following Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 features:

    NTFS Data Deduplication
    Windows 2012 allows you to enable deduplication on a NTFS volume. In CA ARCserve D2D, you can backup and restore the NTFS volume. It can also be specified as a backup destination and restore destination.

    ReFS (Resilient File System)
    ReFS is a new file system. In CA ARCserve D2D, you can backup and restore this file system. It can also be specified as a backup destination and restore destination.

    Storage Spaces
    A virtualization layout which can group a number of physical disks and create virtual disks on top of them. With this release, CA ARCserve D2D can backup and restore the virtual disks. The virtual disks can also be specified as a backup destination and restore destination.
  • 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, and still be able to do a file level restore. This reduces the backup time window.
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 (E15)
    Backup and Restore of Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) is supported.
  • UEFI Support
    You can perform BMR from a backup taken on a UEFI machine to a BIOS machine and from a BIOS machine to a UEFI machine.
  • Support for Eucalyptus 3.2
  • ….Much More …..

We encourage you to visit the CA ARCserve D2D r16.5 product information page on the CA Support Online website at for more information.

You can download your copy of CA ARCserve D2D 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 ARCserve CA Community at

To review CA Support lifecycle policies, please review the CA Support Policy and Terms located at:

Thank you again for your business.