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Aruna Ravichandran Named Co-Chair of @DevOpsSummit New York & Silicon Valley Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Aruna Ravichandran, vice president of DevOps Product and Solutions Marketing at CA Technologies, has been named co-conference chair of DevOps at Cloud Expo 2017. The @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo New York will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will take place Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. "DevOps is at the intersection of technology and business-optimizing tools, organizations and processes to bring measurable improvements in productivity and profitability," said Aruna Ravichandran, vice president, DevOps product and solutions marketing, CA Technologies. "It's this results-driven combination of technology and bus... (more)

Chuck Phillips Was Supposed to Become CEO of CA

Oracle Keynote at Cloud Expo Cloud Computing News - Oracle co-president Charles Phillips was supposed to become CEO of CA - for all its muddied skirts still one of the world's largest software companies - and then those "soul mates forever" billboards popped up in New York, Atlanta and San Francisco, exposing his near decade-long bi-coastal double life with wife and son in the East and a live-in girlfriend in the West. Six days after Phillips was forced to admit that a picture of him and his ex-girlfriend canoodling was hanging over Times Square, CA named board member and executive chairman Bill McCracken CEO. He's the guy who's been running the company since John Swainson's reportedly forced retirement was announced in September. An ex-IBMer and an ex-Swainson pal, it was no secret he really wanted the job. Related Story: SAP Wants CA To Give It More Toys That w... (more)

CA Named “Gold Sponsor” of SOA World Conference & Expo 2009 East

SYS-CON Events announced today that CA was named "Gold Sponsor" of the upcoming SOA World Conference & Expo 2009 East. The 15th International SOA World Conference will take place June 22-23, 2009, in New York City. CA is the world's leading independent information technology (IT) management software company. We help companies manage IT to better perform, compete, innovate and grow their businesses. With our Enterprise IT Management (EITM) vision and technology, customers can unify IT and simplify the management of complex computing environments. 15th International SOA World Conference & Expo Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is actively enabling component reuse today and helping companies leverage their existing IT investments. Click here to register today and save! Click here to submit papers! Click here to sponsor or exhibit at SOA World! In these recessionary times... (more)

Economy Drives Adoption of Virtual Lab Technology

Surgient Session at Cloud Expo Surgient added to its existing suite of recognized innovations with a newly granted patent on the, “Creation and Management of Federated Virtual Server Clouds.” Additionally, three separate organizations honored Surgient for being among the fastest growing and most successful technology companies. Surgient has long been a leader in providing infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) through its purpose-built, seventh-generation cloud automation platform. Everyone wants to lower their capital expenditures and increase operational efficiency - it's a sign of the times. The economy of the past 12 - 18 months has forced all organizations to do more with less and become more efficient. While everyone can identify with the request to do more with less, they can also identify with the overwhelming need to deliver quality. The need to deliver qualit... (more)

CA Decides to Join Cloud Computing Trade Group

Security at Cloud Expo The San Francisco-based Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has added CA into the mix, increasing its roster of major players. The CSA stemmed from discussions at a Cisco event in late 2008, and is dedicated to promoting security best practices within cloud computing. It seems that only Oracle is among the missing major technology vendors to date. The CSA has also yet to add Amazon, eBay, Google, or Yahoo! -- potential major cloud providers all -- to its roster. In any case, CA plans to add its identity and access management knowledge to the alliance’s initiatives and working groups, and provide input into the next release of the alliance’s Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing. Matthew Gardiner, CA's director of security and compliance, said the company will work with other alliance members including technology vendors, ... (more)

CA Technologies Gregor Petri to Present at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $800 Savings here! Organizations are exploring a number of potential strategies to move to cloud computing. In this session Gregor Petri will compare these strategies with the findings of a recent survey on the perception of IT managers on cloud computing. The survey shows that while only 11% of IT Directors think of cloud as a short-term fad, a whopping 72% state they still need more convincing. On the user side, enthusiasm seems however to be a lot higher. In his session at the 7th International Cloud Expo, Gregor Petri, Advisor Lean IT, CA Technologies, will discuss whether this a potentially dangerous combination. And if so, would it be more dangerous for IT or for the success of cloud computing? Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio: Gregor Petri is Advisor Lean IT, CA Technologies - responsible for CA's ... (more)

CA Technologies’ Gregor Petri to Present at Cloud Expo 2011 New York

Cloud Expo 2011 New York $800 Savings here! Lock-in has been the proverbial chain of the IT industry and around the world users are uniting to make the cloud "lock-in free." New association's such as EuroCloud, the Open DataCenter Alliance are being formed, while established industry bodies like SNIA and OASIS are working on new open cloud standards and communities like cloud commons are investing in completely new approaches. In his session at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Gregor Petri, Advisor Lean IT and Cloud Computing at CA Technologies, will dissect lock-in and more specifically cloud lock-in into its archetypes and look at possible architectural, organizational and commercial remedies. Using examples and analogies from both the IT and other industries, he will explore whether there can be "another way," a way that allows cloud users to have rich off-the... (more)

Building the Next-Generation Datacenter – A Detailed Guide

Virtualization has the power to transform the way business runs IT, and it's the most important transition happening in IT today. It promotes flexible utilization of IT resources, reduced capital and operating costs, high energy efficiency, highly available applications, and better business continuity. However, the virtualization journey can be long and difficult as virtualization brings with it a unique set of challenges around the management and security of the virtual infrastructure. Most organizations struggle, sooner or later, with workload migrations, visibility and control, virtual machine (VM) sprawl, and the lack of datacenter agility. Working with customers, industry analysts and other experts, CA Technologies has devised a simple four-stage model, shown in Figure 1, to describe the progression from an entry-level virtualization project to a mature dynamic ... (more)

CA Opens Technology Center in Silicon Valley

From delivering breakthrough software solutions for cloud, mobility and security to helping IT professionals manage and accelerate service delivery from the device to the data center, CA Technologies sees innovation (and innovative thinkers) as its core mission. CA has brought together all of their Silicon Valley offices and capabilities into a single location that will inspire even bigger thinking. "CA Technologies has always had a strong presence in Silicon Valley, although this fact is not well known," noted CEO Mike Gregoire. "We're here to change that." CA has invited the Valley's best and brightest to visit their new campus for lunch and to meet the R&D leadership team at their careers event on Monday, October 7th, from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. to network with peers and with some of CA's leading engineers to hear how CA Technologies is at the center of IT innovat... (more)

Opening Keynote At @DevOpsSummit New York By @CAinc [#DevOps]

New State of the Art Enterprises build applications with the latest tools, people and processes yet failures riddle the headlines. If state of the art fails us, it means we need a "New State of the Art." In his Opening Keynote at 2nd DevOps Summit, John Michelsen, CTO of CA Technologies, discussed how DevOps hopes to instill a new culture that defines the new way of managing application delivery. It's time Enterprise IT learns from every other industry and begins to use simulation, supply chain governance, continuous delivery and feedback loops to build better products. Speaker Bio: John Michelsen is CTO of CA Technologies. As the Chief Technology Officer of CA Technologies, he is responsible for technical leadership and innovation, further developing the company's technical community, and aligning its software strategy, architecture and partner relationships to d... (more)

CA and Forge Strategic Partnership to Deliver Agile Development Management in the Cloud on the Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dreamforce Conference -- CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA), the leader in Enterprise IT Management, and (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced they have partnered to deliver agile development management in the cloud on the platform. Through the alliance, CA and intend to introduce CA Agile Planner on to help small businesses and enterprises alike accelerate development timelines while gaining control and visibility over 100 percent of their development initiatives. The intended result will be increased innovation and reduced time-to-market. "The combination of CA's leadership in serving enterprise IT and's experience in cloud computing made this the perfect partnership," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, salesforc... (more)