CA adds to cloud portfolio, buys 3Tera

Summary:CA gets access to 3Tera's AppLogic platform. AppLogic allows customers to pull together public and private clouds and display the connections in a handy interface.

CA said Wednesday that it will acquire cloud computing player 3Tera.

Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but CA gets access to 3Tera's AppLogic platform. AppLogic allows customers to pull together public and private clouds and display the connections in a handy interface.

With the deal, CA bolsters its cloud computing portfolio. CA has acquired Cassatt, NetQoS and Oblicore. The aim for CA is to bridge its IT management software to cloud computing deployments.

Get email alerts for the latest cloud computing developments In a statement, CA said it will integrate 3Tera's software with CA's IT infrastructure management tools---Spectrum Automation Manager and Service Assurance---as well as its cloud assets. CA will also extend support of 3Tera to virtualization platforms such as VMware ESX and Microsoft Hyper-V. 3Tera currently works on the Xen virtualization platform.

3Tera has 80 enterprise and service provider customers.

Related: CA names McCracken CEO; Earnings solid

Topics: Hardware, Cloud, Virtualization

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