CA Datacom DL1 Transparency for zOS r2_3 End of Service Announcement - CA Technologies
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CA Datacom DL1 Transparency for z/OS r2.3
End of Service Announcement

Date: January 17, 2014
To: CA Datacom DL1 Transparency for z/OS Customers
From: The CA Technologies CA Datacom Product Team
Subject: End of Service Announcement for CA Datacom DL1 Transparency for z/OS r2.3

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 (, please consider this letter your written notification that we are discontinuing support for CA Datacom DL1 Transparency for z/OS r2.3 beginning January 31, 2015. This will allow our Development organization to more effectively focus its resources on and add value to the next release of CA Datacom DL1 Transparency.

At this time, we encourage you to plan for the migration to CA Datacom DL1 Transparency for z/OS r12 as soon as possible, so you can take full advantage of the latest new features and enhancements this release has to offer. For additional information on CA Datacom DL1 Transparency, please visit the CA Datacom pages at CA Support Online (

As CA Technologies would like to help make your upgrade to CA Datacom DL1 Transparency for z/OS r12 as straightforward and successful as possible, we are offering the following:  

  • A no-charge software upgrade from CA Datacom DL1 Transparency for z/OS r2.3 to CA Datacom DL1 Transparency for z/OS r12 for any customer with an active maintenance contract.
  • Documentation to help prepare you for your upgrade to CA Datacom DL1 Transparency for z/OS r12 can be viewed at CA Support Online (
  • CA Technologies is committed to providing superior support to our customers using our technology solutions. CA Extended 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. CA Extended Support is available for a defined period not to exceed 18 months from the 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 DL1 Transparency for z/OS CA Support at CA Support Online (, your local CA Account Manager, Customer Success Manager or 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.

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

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