General Availability Announcement for CA Datacom Server for z/OS Version 15.0

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To:           CA Datacom Customers

From:      The CA Technologies CA Datacom Product Team

Subject:   General Availability Announcement for CA Datacom Server for

                 z/OS Version 15.0


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 Datacom Server for z/OS Version 15.0 is now available.


New features for CA Datacom Server Version 15.0 include:


  • Failover Without Interruption. CA Datacom Server Version 15.0 customers will be able to specify RECONNECT_ATTEMPTS and RECONNECT_DELAYS parameters to provide support for the CA Datacom/DB Shadow MUFplex. This support will allow a Server region to remain up and operating (in a paused state) when the attached CA Datacom MUF instance is terminated and is being replaced by a new instance. Once the new MUF instance is operational, the Server region re-establishes the connection.
  • Additional JDBC Methods. CA Datacom Server Version 15.0 provides fully-implemented versions of the client info methods as well as new support for batch processing methods such as addBatch, executeBatch, and clearBatch.
  • ODBC Batch Processing. CA Datacom Server Version 15.0 implements a batch capability for insert, update, and delete statements which allow multiple statements to be executed as a batch.
  • ODBC 3.8 Conformance Level. CA Datacom Server Version 15.0 ODBC driver conforms to the ODBC 3.8 standards.


We also encourage you to visit the CA Datacom product information page on the CA Support Online website at for more information. Please refer to the CA Datacom Server Release Notes for a complete list of the enhancements and benefits for this release.


You can download your copy of CA Datacom Server product 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 CA Datacom 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.