Computer Associates continues its rehabilitation

Computer Associates continues its rehabilitation

Summary: In its ongoing quest to rehabilitate its reputation, Computer Associates is truncating its name to the more often used CA, and hoping to further distance itself from the isuses with the DOJ that shook up the management team and cost the company $225 million to settle.

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ca_1.jpgIn its ongoing quest to rehabilitate its reputation, Computer Associates is truncating its name to the more often used CA, and hoping to further distance itself from the isuses with the DOJ that shook up the management team and cost the company $225 million to settle. At the CA World user conference in Las Vegas, CEO John Swainson, a former IBM software executive who joined in February, talked about improving customer relationships, stronger partnerships, adherence to the highest ethical standards and a new global market program. He also outlined a set of common services that underlie 26 new or enhanced products. eWeek has a good analysis on CA's progress in changing perceptions of the company...

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  • CA wouldn't need a rehab if they had stayed ethical in the 1st place.

    As for a name change distancing them from their criminal reputation, well, like the bard said : "A rose by any other name..."

    Regards,
    Jon
    JonathonDoe
  • My last dealings

    with CA convinced me to never do business with them. What the old saying about screw me once! LOL Anyhow I wouldn't accept any product from them even if it were free. period
    DemonX