The BMC acquisition of Compuware leaves BMC as the last major independent mainframe software company. But its new portfolio should help users transition to modern world of DevOps.
Consolidation in the mainframe software business continued this week with BMC acquiring Compuware for an undisclosed sum.
Officials from each company believe combining their respective product portfolios gives them a stronger position in the mainframe application development, delivery and technical support markets.
The plan going forward is for the two companies to build on BMC’s Automated Mainframe Intelligence (AMI) offerings with Compuware’s Topaz suite and ISPW technology in an attempt to modernize mainframe applications and development tools for the DevOps era.
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