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  • Former Oracle MD Ian White to lead BMC

    Former Oracle regional managing director Ian White has been appointed country manager for Australia and New Zealand at IT solutions provider BMC.

    Written by Samira Sarraf24 July 19 16:15
  • Last of the mainframers: Big Iron's Big Crisis

    Despite the mainframe's central and enduring position in the enterprise – or perhaps because of it – new blood is not joining the specialist workforce.

    Written by George Nott26 Feb. 18 11:34
  • Exclusive: Monash Uni taps self-service IT platform

    ​Monash University is “taking the next step in its digital transformation journey,” adopting a self-service IT platform that’s changing how students, academics and administration staff work around their IT challenges and interact with technology.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien03 May 17 15:55
  • BMC automates the mainframe change ticket

    Mainframe operators using BMC software may now be able to enjoy the speedy, devops-style development pace that is quickly becoming the norm for customer-facing mobile applications and Internet services.

    Written by Joab Jackson22 April 14 14:06
  • BMC makes the help desk more social

    BMC Software wants to bring some social networking magic to the formal world of the IT help desk.

    Written by Joab Jackson18 Feb. 14 20:34
  • to offer private version of its AppExchange app store has long had a public AppExchange software marketplace, but now it's going to give customers the ability to create their own private AppExchanges where employees can download applications to use in their jobs.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus31 Oct. 13 12:01
  • BMC puts Hadoop on the company timesheet

    Now that many organizations see the utility in big data, BMC Software has provided a way to incorporate jobs from the Hadoop data processing platform into larger enterprise workflows.

    Written by Joab Jackson30 Sept. 13 20:01
  • How Tech Companies Can Succeed by Going Private

    BlackBerry, BMC and Dell are three of the latest tech companies to go private after a series of stumbles as public companies. To succeed in the latest chapter of their business lives, these firms need to undo the damage done by going public in the first place. It's easier said than done.

    Written by Rob Enderle26 Sept. 13 19:14
  • BMC buys Partnerpedia for secure app-store technology

    BMC is continuing its push into the consumerization-of-IT trend with the acquisition of Partnerpedia, which makes software companies can use to roll out secure, governed app stores to their end users. Terms of the deal, which closed last month, were not revealed.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus06 Aug. 13 04:07
  • Wall Street Beat: Rise in markets could fuel tech M&A

    Increasing confidence in the economy and a rising stock market could lay the groundwork for a revival in tech-sector mergers and acquisitions as companies embrace cloud technology and pursue game-changing software, particularly for the mobile market.

    Written by Marc Ferranti10 May 13 21:13
  • BMC set to go private in $US6.9 billion deal

    BMC has agreed to be acquired by a private investment consortium headed by Bain Capital and Golden Capital, in a deal worth about $US6.9 billion.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus06 May 13 15:02
  • Wall Street Beat: Tech mergers cover range of IT

    Steve Jobs' death raised question about directions in technology this week while worries about the economy continue to put downward pressure on tech stocks, but for much of the industry it's been business as usual, especially for mergers and acquisitions.

    Written by Marc Ferranti08 Oct. 11 07:10
  • BMC buys app performance vendor Coradiant

    BMC has purchased Coradiant, maker of software for improving end-user experience and tracking Web application performance, the company said Thursday. Terms were not disclosed.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus28 April 11 23:00