CA and NetApp Build Solutions for Enhanced Management of Public and Private Cloud Infrastructures

Integrated Solutions Will Help Enterprise and Service Provider Customers Increase Business Agility and Achieve Greater Cost Savings

ISLANDIA, N.Y., and SUNNYVALE, Calif.-February 9, 2010-CA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CA) and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced an extension of their multi-year solutions partnership to develop management solutions for public and private cloud environments. As a result, the companies are integrating CA's virtualization, automation and service assurance offerings with NetApp's storage management solutions. The unified solutions will further help customers drive operational efficiencies through improved business agility, productivity and service quality, while also helping to lower costs and reduce risks that are associated with virtualization and cloud-based infrastructures.

"Our expanded solutions partnership with NetApp will not only bolster CA's storage management capabilities, it also will help ensure CA's continued ability to deliver end-to-end infrastructure management-an important capability as our customers begin using public and private cloud services to drive business growth," said Tom Kendra, executive vice president of Enterprise Products and Solutions at CA. "These integrations will help customers create, deploy and manage cloud-based business services across multiple infrastructure elements, including storage."

"Integrating NetApp® storage and data management solutions with CA's virtualization, automation and service assurance solutions will help customers better manage the complex IT environments that support their cloud services," said Patrick Rogers, vice president of Solutions and Alliances for NetApp. "Our mutual customers will now be able to leverage a single solution to provision and manage all of the infrastructure components that comprise their cloud service offerings, simplifying their data center environment while improving operational and cost efficiencies."

Following is a brief overview of how CA and NetApp are currently working to integrate their products:

Integrating CA Spectrum® Automation Manager with NetApp Provisioning Manager would enable customers to automate their cloud infrastructure end-to-end. It would streamline the provisioning process for faster deployment times and support improved utilization of critical resources through NetApp Provisioning Manager's storage policy and efficiency options. The integration would also allow the storage to be automated alongside the server, network and applications in an orchestrated fashion.

Additional integrations that CA and NetApp are planning include:

CA Spectrum® Service Assurance analyzes information from infrastructure and application performance management tools to indicate how network, physical and virtual systems, database, and application problems impact business service quality. It also determines the root cause of any problems so fixes can be implemented prior to business service impact. The integration of CA Spectrum Service Assurance with the NetApp SANscreen® suite would extend the CA solution's business service modeling capability into the storage domain and provide users with valuable new insight into how storage status impacts specific business services or puts them at risk.

CA Spectrum® Infrastructure Manager and CA eHealth® Performance Manager intend to extend their support for NetApp's fault and performance management products. Initially, CA plans to integrate storage service violations and performance data from SANscreen. This would provide enhanced and expanded proactive performance monitoring with live analysis, performance dashboards and powerful reporting.

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