Profile: CA Inc (CA.O)
16 Mar 2018
CA, Inc. (CA), incorporated on March 26, 1974, is engaged in providing software solutions enabling customers to plan, develop, manage and secure applications and enterprise environments across distributed, cloud, mobile and mainframe platforms. The Company operates through three business segments: Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions and Services. Its Mainframe Solutions and Enterprise Solutions segments comprise the Company's software business organized by the nature of its software offerings and the platform on which the products operate. The Services segment comprises product implementation, consulting, customer education and customer training.
The Mainframe Solutions segment's products allow customers and partners transform mainframe management. Its Mainframe Solutions segment consists of various product offerings, including Application Development, Databases and Database Management, Security & Compliance, and Systems and Operations Management. The mainframe solutions products are designed for the IBM z Systems mainframe platform. Application Development solutions help enable agile development processes, modernize applications and enable collaboration across the mobile to mainframe teams. Databases and Database Management solutions help customers manage the complexity of data and allow them to address their data management needs and enable Web and mobile access of data. Security & Compliance solutions manage risk and ensure regulatory compliance across the enterprise with modern tools. Its solutions reduce risk from unauthorized access, secure mainframe assets, monitor instances that affect compliance and discover sensitive data. Its solutions secure data at rest and in motion, across the enterprise. Systems and Operations Management portfolio provides customers with a unified view of their z Systems performance, including their applications, middleware, networks, systems, storage and data.
The Enterprise Solutions segment includes products that are designed for distributed and cloud computing environments and run on industry standard servers. The Enterprise Solutions segment consists of various product offerings, including Agile Management, DevOps and Security. Agile Management enables customers to plan and manage the software development process and the business of information technology (IT) service delivery. DevOps comprises a range of solutions that allow customers to deliver and manage applications and IT infrastructure. Security includes a set of solutions for all enterprises and organizations regarding external and internal threats to their environments and the critical data they contain. Its security portfolio allows customers to manage identities and regulate access from the device to the data center, providing a complete, end-to-end and multi-channel security solution. This empowers customers to centrally manage and control access to applications and data in both on premise and cloud deployments, and across Web, mobile and application program interface (API) channels.
The Company offers CA Agile Central, CA Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) and CA Service Management solutions. DevOps solutions include API Management, Application Performance Management (APM), Infrastructure Management, and Continuous Delivery solutions, such as CA Service Virtualization, CA Release Automation and CA Test Data Manager. Its solutions help enterprises and organizations connect directly to end users through mobile applications, cloud platforms and the Internet of Things through APIs, which are the building blocks of application and software development. Its API Management solutions simplify and secure application development, and facilitate the integration of legacy systems with applications, which enable the monetization of data. Its solutions also include CA Live API Creator and CA Mobile App Services.
The APM solutions provide application diagnostics, end user experience monitoring, synthetic monitoring and analytics to identify and fix issues before users are impacted. Its APM solutions scale and manage billions of transactions, across diverse enterprise applications and platforms, including Amazon Web Services (AWS). CA Unified Infrastructure Management (UIM) enables monitoring and management of server, storage and network devices, including in public cloud environments, such as AWS and Microsoft AZURE. Its security solutions include Privileged Access Management (PAM), Identity Management, Advanced Authentication, Single Sign-On (SSO) and Payment Security.
The Services segment helps customers by enabling the implementation and adoption of its mainframe and enterprise solutions. It provides a range of services, including application management services, education and support services to the commercial and government customers.
The Company competes with Apigee Corporation, AppDynamics, Inc., Atlassian Corporation, Plc, BMC Software Inc., Compuware Corporation, CyberArk Software, Ltd., Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Company, International Business Machines Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, ServiceNow, Inc., SolarWinds, Inc., Splunk, Inc. and VMware, Inc.
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NEW YORK NY 10022-4213