BMC picks up Phurnace Software

Summary:The acquisition sees BMC add Phurnace's Java enterprise automation software to its lineup

BMC Software said on Thursday that it is acquiring privately held Phurnace Software, which makes automation software to deploy Java applications in the enterprise.

BMC plans to take Phurnace's technology and embed it into its BMC BladeLogic automation portfolio. BMC's software is widely used to automate processes and application deployment in datacentres.

Phurnace's technology will make it easy to model and deploy Java Enterprise Edition applications from the likes of Oracle's BEA, Red Hat's JBoss and IBM's Websphere.

For more on this story, see BMC picks up Phurnace Software, adds Java enterprise automation to lineup on

Topics: Networking


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