CA Extends Linux Management Leadership With New Solutions For Distributed and Mainframe Deployments

Customers Turn to Industry's Broadest Linux Management Portfolio

For Efficiency, Reliability, and Integration of Resources

Aug 13, 2002, 01:00 ET from Computer Associates International, Inc.

    ISLANDIA, N.Y., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE:   CA) today announced several
 additions to its industry-leading portfolio of management solutions for
 distributed and mainframe Linux implementations.  These new solutions
 underscore the company's unrivaled commitment to fulfilling customers'
 requirements for enterprise-class Linux management solutions.
     For mainframe Linux environments, CA has released new versions of
 Unicenter Software Delivery and Unicenter Asset Management and beta releases
 of Unicenter ServicePlus Service Desk and BrightStor Enterprise Backup.  For
 distributed Linux environments, CA has released a new version of eTrust Admin
 and several BrightStor options and agents.
     CA offers more than 50 distributed and mainframe solutions that enable
 customers to manage, secure, preserve and integrate Linux implementations
 across their heterogeneous enterprises.
     "The ability to run a multitude of well-managed virtual servers on a
 mainframe makes the zSeries the platform of choice for Linux at our company,"
 said Bill Dickson, systems manager at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.  "CA's
 integrated systems management and security solutions for VM and Linux provide
 exactly what we need to protect our mainframe Linux investments.  The CA
 solutions also integrate easily into our existing management infrastructure
 and enable our staff to fully leverage their current skill sets."
     CA has worked closely with the Linux community to ensure full
 compatibility of its solutions with all major distributions including Caldera,
 Red Hat, SuSE, and Turbolinux.  In addition, CA is working with the new
 UnitedLinux initiative to ensure compliance within their new releases.
     "CA has consistently demonstrated its ability to deliver integrated
 solutions that run on, support and manage the industry's leading computing
 platforms and operating systems," said John Pincomb, vice president of
 marketing at CA.  "By ensuring the integrity of enterprise Linux resources, CA
 management solutions make it possible for our customers to embrace Linux as an
 equal and integrated partner in even the most complex and heterogeneous IT
     Additional information on CA's Linux management solutions is available at for mainframe
 environments and for distributed
 environments.  Interested parties can also visit CA at booth #467 at
 LinuxWorld 2002 in San Francisco, August 13-15.
     About Computer Associates
     Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE:   CA) delivers The Software
 That Manages eBusiness.  CA's world-class solutions address all aspects of
 eBusiness management through industry-leading brands: Unicenter for
 infrastructure management, eTrust for security management, BrightStor for
 storage management, CleverPath for portal and business intelligence, AllFusion
 for application life cycle management, Advantage for data management and
 application development, and Jasmine for object-oriented database technology.
 Founded in 1976, CA serves organizations in more than 100 countries, including
 99 percent of the Fortune 500 companies.  For more information, visit
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