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BMC Software Names BladeLogic CEO Dev Ittycheria to Senior Strategy Role
BMC Software (NYSE:BMC) today announced that Dev Ittycheria, president and chief executive officer of BladeLogic, has joined BMC Software as senior vice president for strategy and corporate development. BMC announced the completion of the BladeLogic acquisition on April 18, 2008.

As the chief executive of BladeLogic, Dev was the driving force behind the industrys leading and fastest-growing data center automation company, said Bob Beauchamp, BMCs president and chief executive officer. His track record demonstrates not only real business accomplishment but also a deep insight into the needs of customers and an understanding of whats required to expand BMCs leadership position well into the future. Im exceptionally pleased to welcome him to the executive leadership team at BMC.

Ittycheria, who officially joined BMC on April 18, said: BMCs acquisition of BladeLogic creates the industrys new IT Service Automation leader by uniting BMCs leading Business Service Management (BSM) platform with BladeLogics next-generation data center automation solutions. The combined solutions portfolio will allow new and existing customers to dramatically reduce the cost of managing the data center while addressing the critical challenges of compliance, virtualization and availability.

Both BMC and BladeLogic were featured prominently in the recently released Forrester WaveTM: Data Center Automation, Q2 2008 research report.

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2008 10:12 PM by David Marshall
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