CA Data Protection: End of Life (EOL) 

07-28-2017 07:57 AM

CA Technologies is continually working to improve our software and services to best meet the needs of our customers. In order to focus our development efforts and to help our customer base achieve their strategic business initiatives, we are investing our resources in new technology and software and have decided to stabilize and End of Life CA Data Protection (formerly CA DataMinder) in accordance with our CA Support Policy and Terms (

Please consider this Document as the written notification of stabilization of CA Data Protection effective July 27, 2017 and End of Life of CA Data Protection effective June 30, 2019. Stabilization of CA Data Protection means that there will be no future enhancements, Versions, Releases, development or Service Packs, but all other CA Support features remain in effect. Technical support will be discontinued June 30, 2019.  After June 30, 2019, CA Technologies will continue to make self-service support available until the end of your current maintenance term.

All currently supported versions of CA Data Protection will be supported until the End of Life effective date. CA Data Protection versions r14.5 and r14.6 which were announced End of Service effective September 7, 2017 and March 1, 2018, respectively, will now be supported until June 30, 2019.

Extended Support may be available, upon approval from CA Support, for software product versions or releases that have reached their End of Life Date.

Please visit our website, CA Support Online (, for more information.

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

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08-03-2017 05:59 PM

Thank you for alerting the community Matthew!

CA Data Protection: End of Life (EOL) 

07-28-2017 07:58 AM

EOL Date: June 30th 2019


Key updates:

  • Renewal/License
    • Additional capacity can be bought, and licensed till EOL date
    • No new contracts (new sales) after EOL announcement
    • License Renewal till EOL date
    • CA to honor the terms of the agreement with customer for those extending contract beyond EOL date
  • Product Development and support
    • Product Stabilization from July 27th 2017
      • No new releases or further enhancements
      • Product Support, hotfixes and CR’s to be continued till EOL date (June 30th 2019)
    • Following DP versions to be supported till EOL Date
      • 14.5, 14.5 SP1, 14.6, 15.0 , 15.1 , 15.1 SP1 and 15.2
      • Customers can choose to stay on 14.5 and 14.6 (earlier announced EOS)
  • Transition and Data Migration
    • NO Transition to replacement product recommended by CA
    • Customers can work with CA Services for Data Migration. Engineering to provide assistance.

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