What is the difference between downloading ZOWE from the Zowe.org website versus downloading CA Brightside ?

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CA Brightside

Issue/Introduction

What is the difference between downloading ZOWE from the Zowe.org website versus downloading CA Brightside ?  Will CA support either one ?

 

 

Environment

Release : 3.0

Component : CA Brightside

Resolution

There is no difference between the zowe.org download and the Broadcom CSO download. For Brightside customer, Broadcom is supporting both.

Customer can get free distribution of Zowe from zowe.org, Brightside is the Enterprise version of Zowe, only Brightside customers are entitled to open support tickets.

Broadcom supports all Zowe components, 3rd party prerequisites such as z/OSMF or node.js are not covered by Broadcom support. 

Additional Information

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/devops/ca-brightside/3-0/release-notes/not-a-brightside-customer.html