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CA Hyper-Buf® VSAM Buffer Optimizer 11.5 is Generally Available

To: CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Customers
From: The CA Hyper-Buf Product Team
Date: August 2011

On behalf of the CA Technologies team, 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 CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Version 11.5 is now GA (Generally Available.)

New feature for CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Version 11.5 includes:

  • EXCLDD Constraint Parameter
    We have implemented a new Constraint Parameter EXCLDD which provides the ability to exclude buffering at the DD level. This is a very useful tool to support bypassing or excluding buffering at the DD level. See the CA Hyper-Buf User Guide for more information.

Please refer to the CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer 11.5 Release Notes for additional information.

To obtain your copy of CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer, 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 Technologies office. You may also download this product from

A key part of our Mainframe 2.0 initiative, CA Mainframe Software Manager (CA MSM), is now available to simplify and standardize the delivery, installation, and maintenance of mainframe products on z/OS systems. CA MSM is a z/OS based application that delivers simplified acquisition and installation capabilities using a common z/OS-based web application delivered through a browser-based UI.

Should you need any assistance in implementing this latest release, our CA Technology Services™ experts can help. For more information on CA Technology Services and how you can leverage our experience, contact us through your local CA Technologies office, or visit

We're proud of our ongoing customer support and maintenance programs that are designed to help our customers succeed, and we believe our latest release is a good example of our efforts.

Thank you again for your business.

CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Release 11.5 (Base) Product Information Packet