CA Technologies and Fujitsu form strategic alliance

by CXOtoday Staff    Sep 17, 2010

CAFujitsu allianceCA Technologies and Fujitsu have formed a strategic alliance that will enhance each company’s service assurance product portfolio and cloud computing strategy.

The companies have signed an OEM agreement under which Fujitsu will sell CA application performance management (CA APM) in Japan, and offer it with their SOA middleware suites and system management software suites. CA Technologies will offer Fujitsu’s interstage business process manager analytics product worldwide, as CA Business Process Performance Analytics (CA BPPA), an add-on option to CA APM.

“This partnership demonstrates the companies’ ongoing commitment to deliver market-driven solutions that solve critical IT and business management challenges, including quality service delivery and end-user experience management,” said Chris Cook, GM of CA Technologies’ Service Assurance Business.

CA APM will help Fujitsu customers to anticipate and identify the root cause of transaction performance issues, and then resolve the most important problems first to help assure IT is delivering the highest service levels possible, as stated by the company. By combining CA APM and Fujitsu middleware suites, Fujitsu will be able to provide a holistic IT management solution for physical, virtual and cloud environments.

“CA APM proactively pinpoints and resolves performance problems with key IT services in real time to assure the consistently high service delivery levels customers demand. Fujitsu Interstage Business Process Manager Analytics complements CA APM by correlating and translating application performance problems into business and business process contexts,” stated Masato Nitta, President of Fujitsu’s Middleware Business Unit.

CA BPPA will enhance the CA Service Assurance portfolio by expanding its capabilities into business process performance management and business activity monitoring. The product will help customers improve agility by providing broader and deeper insight into the performance of business processes, services, applications and transactions, and the quality of the end user experience. CA BPPA will help line of business managers and application owners to optimize business process performance, manage SLAs proactively, resolve business-impacting issues quickly, and assure consistently high service delivery levels in all environments, including the cloud.