NEW YORK and Grapevine, TX, June 2, 2015 — CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications, Worldwide.” The report evaluated CA Project and Portfolio Management (CA PPM), the industry’s first turn-key business intelligence platform to provide the insight required by agile businesses in the application economy.
According to the report, “Most Leaders can demonstrate a strong market presence, combined with a higher-than-usual level of frequency in sales activity and execution. Leaders are growing the number of their installed bases, and their average number of end users per deal is steadily increasing year over year. Leaders can verify their longevity and stability as on-premises and cloud-hosted providers in the IT PPM market. They also demonstrate an evolving cloud strategy from a historical and well-established on premises business model. The results have been a stronger cloud-hosted architecture and the ability to push software release out to customers in an iterative or agile mode.”
Gartner evaluated 10 software vendors across 15 criteria in the report. CA Technologies was one of only two vendors placed in the Leaders quadrant.
“CA PPM makes it easy to draw business insights from multiple disciplines, driving integrated thinking and better decision making,” said James Harvey, general manager, IT Business Management, CA Technologies. “We live in an application economy where businesses are being transformed by software. CA PPM gives our customers a competitive edge, offering up key insights that enable their businesses to thrive in a rapidly evolving marketplace.”
CA PPM democratizes key data with the first and only integrated Business Intelligence capability for PPM – synthesizing the project, product and financial insights organizations need to take action without sacrificing performance. Available via the cloud and on-premises, CA PPM improves IT project managers’ ability to prioritize strategic initiatives and resources.
CA Technologies is a recognized PPM solutions provider. In November 2014, the company was also placed in the Leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications”.**
CA Technologies is showcasing a new release of CA PPM June 1-3 at Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit 2015 in Grapevine, TX. To receive a complimentary copy of the report, please visit Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications, Worldwide.
* Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications, Worldwide,” Daniel B. Stang, Robert A. Handler, Teresa Jones, May 20, 2015
** Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications,” Daniel B. Stang, Jim Duggan, November 18, 2014
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About the Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit 2015
The Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit is the premier gathering of program and portfolio management leaders, where analysts present the latest best practices to help deliver IT projects that support business objectives. This event covers the breadth of PPM and governance disciplines, and also offers ultra-targeted tracks for managing staff and resources, leading organizational change and balancing project risk in an era of innovation. At this year’s event insights will be provided into digital age strategies to guide and govern IT investment. Additional information is available at http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/program-management/.
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