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That went well – not! Broadcom’s value dives after CA biz gobble

Broadcom’s share price has dipped by nearly 14 per cent after it announced its plan to acquire CA Technologies. The $19bn deal, announced yesterday, was a bolt from the blue. It was also a major change from Broadcom’s most recent quarterly earnings statement in which executives discussed extending the company’s lead in silicon …
Simon Sharwood, 13 Jul 2018

BMC and CA in agreeable acquisition talks – report

BMC and CA are considering a consensual acqui-merger, reports Bloomberg. Citing sources familiar with the talks, the report says the two companies have chatted to banks about how to put together the US$13bn or so needed to acquire CA's outstanding shares, to take the company private. BMC went private in 2013 in a $6.9bn deal …
Simon Sharwood, 21 Jun 2017

CA forks out $45m to make claims it screwed over US govt go away

CA Inc will cough up $45m to end allegations it overcharged American taxpayers while offering discounts to companies. Under the terms of US government contracts, suppliers have to give Uncle Sam the same discounts they give to corporate customers for volume deals. In 2014, officials claimed CA didn't do this on contracts …
Iain Thomson, 13 Mar 2017

Wow, did you see what happened to Veracode? Oh no, no, it's not dead. It's been bought by CA

Investors in the cloudy app security biz Veracode are going to be celebrating after CA Technologies agreed to buy it up for $614m in cash. CA announced the buy on Monday and said that it wanted to add Veracode's application security testing to its security lineup and devops business, as well as keeping its cloud apps more …
Iain Thomson, 7 Mar 2017

If you can chdir you can hack CA's Unified Infrastructure Manager

IT shops running CA Technologies' Unified Infrastructure Management (UMI) – formerly CA Nimsoft – need to run patches for three vulnerabilities, one remotely exploitable. CA bought Nimsoft in 2010 to get its hands on the “single pane of glass” monitoring system, covering servers, networks, storage, and databases. The most …
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CA Technologies sues New Relic over APM patents

CA Technologies, the former Computer Associates, has thrown a patent sueball at application performance management (APM) software rival New Relic in Federal court. The lawsuit, filed yesterday in the US District Court for the Eastern District in New York, claims that New Relic violated three patents that came into CA's …
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CA launches new global partner program

CA Technologies has announced a new “CA Global Partner Program” that it says “provides an expanded set of benefits” designed to help “solution providers, service providers, alliance partners and resellers to enable customers to deliver innovative business services.” Klasie Holtzhausen, the company's Senior Director, for …
Simon Sharwood, 19 Apr 2012
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Activist hedge fund Taconic ups CA stake

New York-based hedge fund Taconic Capital Advisors has upped its stake in systems software maker CA Technologies in an effort to convince the company to wring more profits from its books. CA is in its quiet period ahead of reporting its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 ended in December, which happens on …
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CA inks £45m Tesco IT deal

Supermarket behemoth Tesco has announced that US-based CA Technologies will take care of its IT network across the whole group. As well as your fruit and veg and the like, the £45m deal will see CA cast its eye over Tesco Group luminaries including Tesco Bank, Tesco Mobile and The company will manage and monitor " …
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CA catches WatchMouse for SaaSy monitoring tools

Ever-acquisitive CA Technologies has bought WatchMouse for its monitoring tools for cloud, Web, and mobile applications. The move, like several prior deals that CA Technologies has done in recent years, aims to keep the software company, which dates from the mainframe era, relevant in the cloud era. Like many other system …
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CA refreshes cloud code in 'cloud choice' suite

CA Technologies has announced a refresh of a chunk of its cloud-management software, in what it says is an effort designed to help customers manage the confusing and heterogeneous environment that confronts enterprises moving into the cloud. Tagging the problem “cloud choice”, the company says cloud adopters find themselves …

Why you can't move a mainframe with a cloud

Comment Will cloud computing finally wear the mainframe market down like thousands of years of harsh weather? Anyone selling a server or a cloud against a mainframe will surely say "yes" to that question. Cloud computing is another style of utility computing, but it clusters cheapo servers together instead of using a large monolithic …

Marathon adds suspenders to virty server belts

Marathon Technologies is adding disaster-recovery capability to its everRun MX fault-tolerant code. Just last month, Marathon Technologies tweaked its updated everRun MX fault-tolerant clustering for virtual machine hypervisors, which allows for FT clustering of VMs that span more than one core. This is something that VMware …
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CA Tech snaps up Hyperformix

Tuesday, CA Technologies snapped up Hyperformix, a server virtualization capacity management tool maker based in Austin, Texas. Maybe the former Computer Associates should have changed its name to Cloudy Automation instead of CA Technologies when it rebranded itself a few months back. CA Tech has been on the prowl to build …

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