Skip to main content

BMC finally makes a move; buys BladeLogic for $800 M


On March 17, 2008, BMC Software announced its intent to acquire BladeLogic, the world’s leading and fastest-growing IT data center automation company. Extending BMC’s Business Service Management (BSM) portfolio to include BladeLogic is the next natural step in the evolution of BSM. The acquisition of BladeLogic will create an IT Service Automation leader unique in its superior ability to deliver what CIOs are calling for: business-relevant automation of the IT lifecycle, with continuous compliance built in.

Benefits of the BMC and BladeLogic Combination

  • Agility and efficiency through life cycle of change and change management across all infrastructures
  • Fastest time to value, with up to 90% improvement in operational efficiency in 90 days
  • Application release management — automated lifecycle of critical applications, not just technology — that tightly ties into BMC Remedy Change Management
  • Built-in continuous compliance
  • Automated lifecycle management of critical business services across entire IT infrastructure – physical and virtual servers, applications, network and clients


Announcement here

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Get Vyatta Virtual Appliance, now VMware certified!

We all know Vyatta, don't we?

Vyatta, the leader in Linux-based networking, today announced that its open-source networking software has received VMware Virtual Appliance Certification, thereby providing customers with a solution that has been optimized for a production-ready VMware environment. The company also announced it has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) Program. As a member of TAP, Vyatta will offer its solutions via the TAP program website. With the Vyatta virtual appliance for VMware environments, organizations can now include Vyatta’s router, firewall and VPN functions as part of their virtualized infrastructure.

Vyatta combines enterprise-class routing and security capabilities into an integrated, reliable and commercially supported software solution, delivering twice the performance of proprietary network solutions at half the price. Running Vyatta software as virtual appliances gives customers many more options for scaling their data centers and cons…

3PAR adds native LDAP support to simplify administration

3PAR®, the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today native support for lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP). Support for LDAP enables centralized user authentication and authorization using a standard protocol for managing access to IT resources. With 3PAR’s support for LDAP, customers are able to now integrate 3PAR Utility Storage--a simple, cost-efficient, and massively scalable storage platform—with standard, open enterprise directory services. The result is simplified security administration with centralized access control and identity management.

“3PAR Utility Storage already provides us with a reliable, shared, and easy-to-use consolidated storage platform,” said Burzin Engineer, Vice President of Infrastructure Services at Shopzilla. "Now, with 3PAR support for LDAP, managing security commonly--across all our resources, including storage--is also simple and efficient.”

Press Release

DeepLearningTrucker Part 1