By Sarah Gain
Computer Associates urges regional enterprises to optimise the utilisation of their IT assets for improved return-on-investment (ROI).
Computer Associates has urged its regional enterprise customers to take control of their IT asset base to optimise IT asset utilisation and improve investment returns. The announcement comes just days after CA was announced, for the third consecutive year, as the worldwide market leader in IT asset management on license revenue with a 27% share by Gartner in its report entitled “Market Share: Enterprise Management, Worldwide, 2004.”
Regional enterprise organisations are deploying the latest solutions to help them cope with operational growth and expansion while streamlining efficiencies to improve profitability. According to Maria Medvedeva, technology services director at Computer Associates in the Arab countries, however, “Regional companies need to proactively manage their entire IT asset base if they are to compete at profitably. This means better optimisation of business performance, improving productivity, reducing risk and accelerating time to market.”
The Gartner report also showed that CA is the leading independent software vendor in the worldwide enterprise management software market with a 14.5% market share. The total market grew 11% in 2004 to US$6.2 billion, according to Gartner. “CA's m solutions enable organisations to proactively manage their entire IT asset base through automated discovery, configuration management, software usage monitoring, and cross-platform reporting,” states Medvedeva.