Disruptive display

At its second annual Built to Change Summit, CA Technologies showcased new and updated innovations across the portfolio that fuel every company’s evolution to a Modern Software Factory. These solutions integrate powerful advanced analytics and data science with machine-learning, artificial intelligence and automation into the tools and technologies that support the entire software development lifecycle (SDLC).


Mainframe focus

CA Technologies has announced at its second annual Built to Change Summit new leading-edge solutions that unleash the power of the mainframe for the future and new possibilities for the Modern Software Factory. CA Brightside and a new partnership with IBM seek to help clients modernise their IT infrastructure to innovate faster. CA Mainframe Resource Intelligence is a SaaS-based offering that helps clients realises ROI opportunities for the mainframe through an assessment and recommendations to optimise performance.









Worldwide application infrastructure and middleware market grew 12 per cent in 2017

A significant shift toward digital business models that harness technology trends such as cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) is boosting worldwide spending on application infrastructure and middleware (AIM). Gartner, Inc. numbers show that AIM market revenue reached $28.5 billion in 2017, an increase of 11.9 per cent from 2016.




T.CON and Perlen Packaging achieve a successful global SAP S/4HANA conversion

SAP Gold Partner T.CON successfully carried out the system conversion from SAP ERP to SAP S/4HANA version 1709 in only one step at Perlen Packaging, a subsidiary of Chemie + Papier Holding AG (CPH). This single-step approach was carried out at all global locations with only one production downtime, resulting in a significant reduction of lost time and costs. Thanks to this approach as well as T.CON's expertise and structured approach, the project was completed within just seven months. "Implementing a project of this complexity so quickly and smoothly deserves profound respect," says René Kuhn, Head of IT at Perlen Packaging, commenting on the successful system conversion.





Aquila Heywood adopts an ITIL-driven approach

Aquila Heywood, the UK and Ireland’s largest pensions administration software provider, is using Sunrise ITSM. Sunrise ITSM allows Aquila Heywood to support its customers and help them ensure that millions of pounds of pensions are paid every month through an ITIL-aligned approach to service management.









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