Remember our post about data center management software firm Cassatt Corproation being “close to the end” as quoted by the company’s founder and CEO Bill Coleman?
Well Computer Associates just announced the acquisition of certain data center automation and policy-based optimization expertise and assets from Cassatt, a provider of innovative cloud computing software that makes data centers more efficient. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Cassatt’s Rob Gingell, executive vice president of Product Development and Chief Technology Officer, and Steve Oberlin, Chief Scientist and co-founder, have joined CA, along with their team of developers, engineers, and other key employees. In addition, CA has acquired several Cassatt patents and patent applications, as well as other intellectual property.
CA’s business-driven automation solution helps customers reduce capital and operating costs and improve service quality by enabling dynamic, real-time response to changing business demands. The solution is instrumental in increasing business agility, service quality and control, as well as helping to reduce risk and human error, lower costs, and improve IT efficiency. By this optimization of value, CA automation helps customers achieve Lean IT.