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CA Datacom/AD r10 for z/OS
End of Service Follow-up Announcement

To: CA Datacom/AD Customers
From: The CA Datacom/AD Product Team
Subject: End of Service Follow-up Announcement for CA Datacom/AD r10 for z/OS
Date: June, 2008

CA is continually working to improve our software and services to best meet the needs of our customers. As a follow-up to our first letter regarding End of Service of CA Datacom/AD r10 for z/OS, we would like to confirm that support for this release will be discontinued beginning on September 30, 2008 and take this opportunity to review the support schedule for currently supported releases of CA Datacom/AD.

At this time, we encourage you to plan for the migration to CA Datacom/AD r11 as soon as possible . For additional information on CA Datacom/AD, please visit the CA Datacom product pages at CA Support Online (

As CA would like to help make your upgrade to CA Datacom/AD r11 for z/OS as straightforward and successful as possible, we are offering the following:

  • A no-charge software upgrade from CA Datacom/AD r10 to CA Datacom/AD r11 for z/OS for any customer with an active maintenance contract of any one of the CA Datacom/AD utilizing products.

  • Documentation to help prepare you for your upgrade to CA Datacom/AD r11 can be viewed at CA Support Online (

  • CA Services is available to provide consulting services for any or all parts of the upgrade, including analysis of the current system, preparation for the upgrade, testing, and performing the upgrade itself. Please call 800-225-5224 (North America) or +1 303-262-8300 (International).

  • CA is committed to providing superior support to our customers using our technology solutions. Extended Support, a Business Critical Custom Option is designed to extend support for CA products and releases that have been officially discontinued or reached their End of Service Date. Please visit our website, CA Support Online (, for more information.

If you have any questions regarding the support schedule, please contact CA Datacom/AD Technical Support at CA Support Online ( Our Technical Support Lifecycle Policy is also available at this site.

Your success is very important to us, and we look forward to continuing our successful partnership with you.