Press Release - CA Introduces New and Enhanced Solutions to Help Customers

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CA Introduces New and Enhanced Solutions to Help Customers Gain
Greater Return from Virtualized Environments
Integrated IT Management, Governance, Automation and Security
Capabilities Increase Cost Savings and Business Agility

ISLANDIA, N.Y., October 26, 2009 â€" CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) today announced 12
new and updated Enterprise IT Management products that will help enterprises and
service providers gain increased business value from virtualized environments.
CA’s solutions allow organizations to realize greater cost savings, efficiency
and flexibility from virtualized computing environments through comprehensive
capabilities for IT management, governance, automation and security.[left]

“CA Enterprise IT Management customers can achieve a balance between control
and business agility when managing virtualized resources and systems,� said Ajei
Gopal, CA’s executive vice president of products and technology. “CA solutions
build on the management capabilities within popular virtualization platforms,
but then extend those with enterprise-class, heterogeneous management for
improved overall business results.�
Enterprises are increasingly relying on virtualization, with 31 percent of
operating system instances virtualized in 2008 and growing to 54 percent in
2010, according to an independent survey of hardware decision makers in North
America and Europe, conducted Forrester Research, Inc.* By simplifying and
automating the management of virtualized and physical environments, CA helps
customers to reduce business risks and deploy virtualization more rapidly and
confidently in their heterogeneous production environments. Unlike many other
providers, CA has specifically architected its technology for virtualization,
including solutions for infrastructure management, service management,
application performance management, business-driven automation and security
“Enterprise customers building VMware-based virtualized infrastructures can
achieve higher levels of cross-infrastructure visibility and automation with
CA’s complementary management solutions,� said Shekar Ayyar, vice president,
infrastructure alliances, VMware. “CA and VMware’s management solutions present
a compelling combination for joint customers to maximize the return on their
virtualization investments and enable further expansion of their virtual
infrastructure.â€?  In additional announcements last week and today, CA announced other new and
updated products that help improve the management of virtualized environments,
including:   Governance
CA Clarity
Project and Portfolio Management helps IT to make strategic decisions about
how resources are deployed and what can and should be virtualized for greater
return. New features available in CA Clarity PPM On Demand enhance the ease of
use, simplify reporting, leverage industry best practices and allow for quick
access to critical portfolio information.      [left]