BMC buys Identify Software for $150M

What’s your IT problem? BMC hopes its $150 million of acquisition Identity Software can help you solve it. Identity called its tools the AppSight Problem Resolution System, but for BMC they will likely get the Remedy moniker. The software works best in Java 2 Enterprise Edition and Microsoft .Net environments, officials said. It will probably get re-released this summer or fall as a rival to applications from CA, Compuware, IBM/Tivoli and Mercury Interactive.

For more on the deal:
– read this Network World article

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