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End of Service Announcement for CA Hyper-Buf
VSAM Buffer Optimizer 4.3.1 and 11.0

August 2011

To: CA Hyper-Buf® VSAM Buffer Optimizer Customers
From: The CA Technologies CA Hyper-Buf Product Team
Subject: End of Service Announcement for CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer 4.3.1 and 11.0

CA Technologies is continually working to improve our software and services to best meet the needs of our customers. In accordance with our CA Support Policy and Terms (http://support.ca.com), please consider this letter your minimum 18 months notification that we are discontinuing support for CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Release 4.3.1 and 11.0 beginning February 01, 2013. This will allow our Development organization to effectively focus its resources on and add value to CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Release 11.5.

At this time, we encourage you to plan for the migration to CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Release 11.5 as soon as possible, so you can take full advantage of the latest new feature this release has to offer. As part of a CA company-wide initiative, CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Release 11.5 has been enhanced to simplify the installation of the product by utilizing the standardization and automation methods introduced with the CA Mainframe Software Manager (CA MSM) solution. For additional information on CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer, please visit the CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer pages at CA Support Online (https://support.ca.com/).

As CA Technologies would like to help make your upgrade to CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Release 11.5 as straightforward and successful as possible, we are offering the following:

  • A no-charge software upgrade from CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Release 11.0 to CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Release 11.5 for any customer with an active maintenance contract.

  • Documentation to help prepare you for your upgrade to CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Release 11.5 can be viewed at CA Support Online (https://support.ca.com/).

  • 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 visit www.ca.com/services.

  • Qualified local Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer Partners are also able to assist in any or all parts of the upgrade, including analysis of the current system, preparation for the upgrade, testing, and performing the upgrade itself. For more information and a list of partners in your area please contact your local CA Channel Partner Group office, www3.ca.com/partners.

  • CA Technologies is committed to providing superior support to our customers using our technology solutions. CA Extended Basic Support, one of the CA Technologies support offerings, is designed to extend support for CA Technologies software product versions or releases that have reached their End of Service Date. Please visit our website, CA Support Online (https://support.ca.com/), for more information.

If you have any questions regarding the support schedule, please contact CA Hyper-Buf VSAM Buffer Optimizer CA Support at CA Support Online (https://support.ca.com/), your local CA Account Manager, Customer Success Manager, or CA Customer Care at
+1-800-225-5224 in North America or see http://www.ca.com/phone for the local number in your country.

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