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Earlier today (or this week as we space it out) we announced that CA World ’15 registration is now open.


This year, the CA Community member price is $1,295 if you register by September 18, which is $700 off the regular price. We’re also offering “Buy One, Get One” on conference passes and introducing a “Team Pass” program for companies planning to send five or more people to the event.


Get all the details here:


And make sure you’re following the CA World ’15 Community to get updates and alerts about the event.

Once a month we'll shine our virtual spotlight on one of the CA DevTest community's members. It's just a fun, easy way for us to get to know one another a little bit beyond our work-related interactions here on the site. This month, we're featuring Surya Anil Kumar Suravarapu, Senior Associate at Cognizant Technology Solutions.


Location:  Atlanta, GA


Current Gig:  Senior Associate at Cognizant Technology Solutions

One word that describes how you work:  Awesome!

How do you use CA Communities and any suggestions for others? I use CA communities as a platform for me to learn and grow. You learn not only by getting help from others but also by helping others. It is an excellent platform to keep oneself up to date on latest features, implementations and how the various solutions are being used at other customers. This in turn can give ideas on different ways to use the product for better results. My suggestion would be "Login at least once every day"

Mac or PC? PC
Mobile Device? Google Nexus and Apple iPad Mini
Apps/software/tools you can’t live without? Of course.. CA Communities.. apart from that News Apps, Internet Browser, Saavn (Indian music app), Netflix, You tube, Google mail, Maps and Fit.

Besides your phone and computer, what's your favorite gadget? iPad, Guitar

What’s your daily work space like? Productive and clean.

How do you balance life/work? Sometimes work can be really demanding, I still ensure I spend time with family, make it to Religious activities, Toastmasters speech club, guitar classes, health club etc. which keep me motivated.

Best advice you can give and you have received? Best advice I received is from my Dad, which is that Hard work always pays and a person who works hard will definitely get his due recognition.

What everyday thing are you better at than anyone else? Public Speaking, I have been a member of speech clubs right from my college and currently a member of Toastmasters.



Good morning DevTest Community!


CA World '15 will take place November 16-20 in Las Vegas. It won't be announced officially until next week probably, but we have pre-annouced special pricing for CA Community members: CA World '15 Pricing and Discounts for CA Community Members


Briefly, the early bird rate (register before September 18) is $1,295 -- $700 off the regular $1,995 price -- and if you register by September 18 you also receive a free complimentary pass so you can bring a colleague with you! (Some exclusions do apply so please check the CA World website next week).


For CA World '15, we've added 50% more Pre-Conference education classes to help you get the most out of your CA investments as well as hands-on sessions on DevOps, Security, Management Cloud and our Mobile-to-Mainframe platforms.


Get the details about the special community offer here: CA World '15 Pricing and Discounts for CA Community Members


And make sure that you're following the CA World '18 Community to get all the latest news and updates!