Media Advisory: CA to Host Webcast on Preliminary Q4 Financial Results

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Computer Associates International, Inc.

    ISLANDIA, N.Y., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Associates
 International, Inc. (CA) will host a Webcast (http://www.ca.com/invest) today,
 April 16, 2001 at 5PM Eastern Daylight Time today to review preliminary
 financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter.  The Webcast is open to all
 investors, media representatives and other interested parties.
 
     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 process management, information management, and infrastructure
 management in six focus areas: enterprise management, security, storage,
 eBusiness transformation and integration, portal and knowledge management, and
 predictive analysis and visualization.  Founded in 1976, CA serves
 organizations in more than 100 countries, including 99 percent of the Fortune
 500 companies.  For more information, please visit http://ca.com.
 
     Statements herein concerning Computer Associates' future prospects are
 "forward-looking statements" under the Private Securities Litigation Reform
 Act of 1995. There can be no assurances that future results will be achieved,
 and actual results could differ materially from forecasts and estimates.
 Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially
 include: the risks associated with changes in the company's business model;
 the risks associated with changes in the way in which the company accounts for
 license revenue; the difficulties of compiling pro forma financial
 information, given acquisitions over time; instability resulting from changes
 to the company's business model; the significant percentage of CA's quarterly
 sales consummated in the last few days of the quarter making financial
 predictions especially difficult and raising a substantial risk of variance in
 actual results; changes in industry accounting guidance; the emergence of new
 competitive initiatives resulting from rapid technological advances or changes
 in pricing in the market; the risks associated with new product introductions
 as well as the uncertainty of customer acceptance of these new or enhanced
 products from either CA or its competition; risks associated with the entry
 into new markets such as professional services; the risks associated with
 integrating newly acquired businesses and technologies; dependency on large
 dollar licensing transactions; delays in product delivery; reliance on
 mainframe capacity growth; the ability to recruit and retain qualified
 personnel; business conditions in the distributed systems and mainframe
 software and hardware markets; uncertainty and volatility associated with
 Internet and eBusiness related activities; use of software patent rights to
 attempt to limit competition; fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates
 and interest rates; the volatility of the international marketplace;
 uncertainties relative to global economic conditions; and other risks
 described in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 

SOURCE Computer Associates International, Inc.
    ISLANDIA, N.Y., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Associates
 International, Inc. (CA) will host a Webcast (http://www.ca.com/invest) today,
 April 16, 2001 at 5PM Eastern Daylight Time today to review preliminary
 financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter.  The Webcast is open to all
 investors, media representatives and other interested parties.
 
     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 process management, information management, and infrastructure
 management in six focus areas: enterprise management, security, storage,
 eBusiness transformation and integration, portal and knowledge management, and
 predictive analysis and visualization.  Founded in 1976, CA serves
 organizations in more than 100 countries, including 99 percent of the Fortune
 500 companies.  For more information, please visit http://ca.com.
 
     Statements herein concerning Computer Associates' future prospects are
 "forward-looking statements" under the Private Securities Litigation Reform
 Act of 1995. There can be no assurances that future results will be achieved,
 and actual results could differ materially from forecasts and estimates.
 Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially
 include: the risks associated with changes in the company's business model;
 the risks associated with changes in the way in which the company accounts for
 license revenue; the difficulties of compiling pro forma financial
 information, given acquisitions over time; instability resulting from changes
 to the company's business model; the significant percentage of CA's quarterly
 sales consummated in the last few days of the quarter making financial
 predictions especially difficult and raising a substantial risk of variance in
 actual results; changes in industry accounting guidance; the emergence of new
 competitive initiatives resulting from rapid technological advances or changes
 in pricing in the market; the risks associated with new product introductions
 as well as the uncertainty of customer acceptance of these new or enhanced
 products from either CA or its competition; risks associated with the entry
 into new markets such as professional services; the risks associated with
 integrating newly acquired businesses and technologies; dependency on large
 dollar licensing transactions; delays in product delivery; reliance on
 mainframe capacity growth; the ability to recruit and retain qualified
 personnel; business conditions in the distributed systems and mainframe
 software and hardware markets; uncertainty and volatility associated with
 Internet and eBusiness related activities; use of software patent rights to
 attempt to limit competition; fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates
 and interest rates; the volatility of the international marketplace;
 uncertainties relative to global economic conditions; and other risks
 described in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 SOURCE  Computer Associates International, Inc.