CAFC, an SDS CICS Management Product offers Day One Support for CICS TS V5.5.
Jim Lampi, 763-571-9000, firstname.lastname@example.org
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – December 14, 2018 – Software Diversified Services (SDS) is very pleased to announce a new release of CICS Application File Control—CAFC 5.5.00—is Generally Available.
This accomplishes your expectations of our offering Day One support for IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS—CICS TS V5.5—which became Generally Available today, December 14, 2018.
CAFC Customer Notes
Previous SDS CAFC Downloads webpage Access Keys for CAFC will not work for CAFC 5.5+. Please contact support for a new CAFC download Access Key in order to download this latest release. Prior version Access Keys will continue to work for maintenance releases and documentation.
During the download process, please download each of the files available. The documentation is no longer part of the product distribution file.
CAFC customers can download CAFC 5.5.00 through the SDS Downloads webpage.
What’s new in CAFC 5.5.00?
- Support for CICS Transaction Server 5.1 through 5.5
- Availability of batch parallel processing, which can optionally be used to execute CAFC commands concurrently on several CICS systems
- Various customer improvement requests
- A new Macro Recreation utility program
- A new User Table Report Utility
- Enhanced serviceability implementations
- New messages added
For a complete list of enhancements and fixes, please see the What’s New PDF, which is available at the SDS Downloads webpage.
Unsure which CAFC version is compatible with your version of CICS TS?
*If you’d like to run the new CICS TS V5.5, please download CAFC 5.5.
Please take a look at the updated CAFC-CICS matrix below if you’re unsure which version(s) of CAFC will work with your CICS TS level, z/OS level, or IBM Processor.
Thank you for using CAFC,
The Entire SDS Team