Customers Can Now Resolve Performance Problems up to 25 Times Faster and Reduce Total Cost by as Much as 50 Percent with CA Infrastructure Management*
ISLANDIA, N.Y. – CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced a new version of CA Infrastructure Management (CA IM), the cornerstone of the company’s converged infrastructure management solution that enables a superior and differentiated customer experience. By integrating elements of CA Technologies Service Assurance portfolio, CA IM quickly translates volumes of disparate performance data into actionable insight delivered in unified, user-specific views that help enterprise and service provider customers cost effectively improve service quality, predictability and efficiency.
“CIOs have become Chief Experience Officers as the customer experience becomes an increasingly powerful weapon in today’s competitive world,” said Mike Sargent, general manager, Enterprise Management, CA Technologies. “Cloud, virtualization and mobile growth have changed the way users consume IT-related services, making the IT function more important to the customer experience. We developed CA Infrastructure Management to help our enterprise and service provider customers capture, engage and retain customers by offering a superior and differentiated customer experience. When customers act on the insight delivered by CA IM, we estimate service problems can be resolved as much as 25 times faster and at up to 50 percent less total cost.”
Increases in volume and types of traffic, data and devices on the Internet, coupled with outdated methods, processes and tools to manage them, creates a level of IT complexity that challenges IT organizations as they strive to meet soaring customer expectations.
CA Infrastructure Management addresses these challenges by offering specialized functionality, sophisticated analytics capabilities, massive scalability and adaptability for existing environments. The solution provides IT teams easy access to graphic displays of the specific information they need to improve service quality and deliver a superior customer experience with less effort and reduced costs. In particular, CA IM helps:
“Time means everything to enterprise IT and service provider operators, because the slightest delay in access to or performance of online services can quickly have a negative impact on customer/user experience,” said Jim Frey, managing research director, Enterprise Management Associates. “CA Technologies has completed a major effort to converge its infrastructure management solution with the goal of saving time in recognizing and mitigating experience-impacting incidents and problems. Such approaches can transform the way technology support organizations manage complex physical, virtual, cloud and mobile environments by accelerating operations efficiency and putting teams in position to proactively assure high quality service experience.”
When combined with other Service Assurance solutions, CA IM provides customers with comprehensive service visibility to help ensure the availability and performance of business services and the infrastructures they rely on. This convergence of technologies helps provide a superior customer experience through:
“CA Infrastructure Management streamlines operations and improves efficiency by offering a single source of actionable insight for performance, availability, flow, capacity and application response, delivered through pre-defined dashboards that can be easily modified as needs change,” said Tony Testa, principal architect – Enterprise Management Services, CIBER, part of a community of more than 500 customers and partners that provided input during the solution’s development. “This frees IT teams to spend more time proactively managing the environment, rather than managing the process of extracting and gathering data from different tools.”
“CA Infrastructure Management enables MSPs to deliver differentiated services that sustain profitability and growth by supporting native multi-tenancy that drives economies of scale,” said Herman Van den Broeck, senior consultant, Simac ICT Belgium. “The intelligent solution captures and filters relevant performance data on behavior that requires attention and then delivers comprehensive, contextual views in real-time. Both highly skilled and less experienced staff can absorb, understand and take appropriate action to help ensure end-users have a quality experience with the services.”
CA Services and CA Education support CA Infrastructure Management with implementation offerings including foundation services to rapidly deploy the solution to meet business requirements and acceleration services to extend the value of the foundation implementation with additional capabilities such as multi-tenancy support. Strategic consulting, managed services and instructor-led Web-based training for customers and partners are also available.
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* As compared to the previous version of CA Infrastructure Management.
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