Computerworld: Users Paying Close Attention to CA's Linux Push
Jul 19, 2003, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Users of Computer Associates International Inc.'s management
products are taking advantage of the company's embrace of the Linux
"This week at the CA World 2003 user event here, the Islandia,
N.Y.-based company promoted its focus on open-source technology and
even sponsored a Linux forum to highlight the work it has been
doing in the field. During the event, Sam Greenblatt, senior vice
president and chief architect for CA's Linux Technology Group,
reaffirmed the company's commitment to help 'enable Linux to grow,'
citing efforts to develop Linux-based clustering technology, Web
services and storage.
"Among the customers exploiting CA's push is Nyfix Inc., a
Stamford, Conn.-based provider of financial services that is
currently migrating its 400-strong portfolio of Sun Solaris servers
over to Linux--and will need CA to handle the management of those
machines. Nyfix is already running some of its CA Unicenter
software on Linux, including a tool that handles asset management,
said Greg Petras, a systems analyst at Nyfix..."