Managing Cloud Workloads Not So Easy for IT

A new survey finds that while cloud is supposed to ease the burden on IT departments, many IT directors and executives say that managing public cloud workloads is a chore.

CA Moves to Acquire Nimsoft

CA is moving deeper into the cloud by acquiring Nimsoft, an IT performance and monitoring solutions vendor focusing on the emerging enterprise and MSP space. The all-cash deal valued at $350 million puts CA squarely into a new market for the vendor as it builds its portfolio beyond the traditional networking space and into hosted […]

CA Fortifies Business, Cloud Position With Oblicore Buy

CA Inc. has acquired Oblicore, a provider of Service Level Management (SLM) software for enterprises and service providers. CA says Oblicore supports and strengthens its ability to set, measure and optimize service levels to meet business expectations across enterprise and cloud environments. Oblicore’s solutions also extend CA’s capabilities in cloud-vendor management and assurance of cloud […]

CA Promotions Might Threaten Channel Business

CA’s new security channel program is now offering free remote installation services by CA’s remote deployment team, along with a free Host Based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS). While the goal of the new offerings is to help businesses more easily upgrade their Internet security equipment in such a raunchy economy, service-based VARs fear the promos […]

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