BMC to Buy Compuware

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BMC, a Houston, TX -based provider of IT solutions for the digital enterprise, is to acquire Compuware, a Detroit, MI-based provider of mainframe application development, delivery, and support solutions.

The amount of the deal – expected to be completed in the coming months subject to customary closing conditions – was not disclosed.

The combined company will allow customers to manage their mainframe operations, cybersecurity, application development, data, and storage as part of their enterprise DevOps strategies, as well as provide integration of the mainframe platform development and management processes into the enterprise technology stack.

Led by Ayman Sayed, President and CEO, BMC delivers software, services, and expertise to more than 10,000 customers, from mainframe to mobile to multi-cloud and beyond. It is a KKR portfolio company.

Led by Chris O’Malley, CEO, Compuware provides large companies with software that enables IT professionals with mainstream skills to develop, deliver and support mainframe applications with ease and agility. Its solutions automate mainframe work, integrate into a cross-platform DevOps toolchain and measure software delivery quality, velocity and efficiency. Compuware is a Thoma Bravo company.

Editorial contacts: Sheila Watson BMC D: 713.918.8832 M: 713.294.6818 sheila_watson@bmc.com SOURCE BMC Related Links www.bmc.com

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