General Availability Announcement for CA Client Automation v14

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Date: March 31, 2016

To: CA Client Automation, CA IT Client Manager and CA IT Inventory Manager Customers

From: The CA Client Automation Product Team

Subject: General Availability Announcement for CA Client Automation

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 Client Automation 14.0 is now available.

Some of the new features included in CA Client Automation 14.0 are:

CA Patch Manager Intelligent Roll-Up Delivery – CA Patch Manager supports a new IntelliRollup roll-up type, which contains only metadata of the constituent patches, which makes it light.

CA Patch Manager Functionality in Web Admin Console – CA Patch Manager functionality is enhanced and integrated into Web Admin Console to provide a single interface across the product.

OSIM UEFI Support – CA Client Automation OSIM functionality is enhanced to deploy Windows Operating systems to Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) targets. The same image can also be deployed to Legacy BIOS targets.

Support of Product Installation for Non-Root Users – CA Client Automation product installation on Unix, Linux, and Mac systems is now possible with a non-root user having administrative privileges on the system.

DSM Reporter Enhancements – CA Client Automation has enhanced DSM Reporter by including the Intellisig Scan reports.

Software Delivery Scheduler – Software Delivery is enhanced by adding a default item to CAF Scheduler, to execute Agent at configured schedule.

ENC Enhancements – ENC infrastructure is enhanced to support non-persistent communication among the components.

Product Integration – This release provides integration support for CA Service Desk 14.1.

You can download your copy of CA Client Automation from CA Support Online. If you have any questions or require assistance contact CA Customer Care online where you can submit an online request using the Customer Care web form. You can also call CA Customer Care at +1-800-2325-5224 in North America or obtain the local number for 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 the CA Services site. To connect, learn and share with other customers, join and participate in our CA Client Management Solutions Global User Community.

To review product lifecycle policies please review the CA Client Automation Release and Support Lifecycle Dates

Thank you again for your business. Your success is important to us, and we look forward to continuing our successful partnership with you.

Sincerely,

The CA Client Automation Team

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