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CA moves to acquire Nimsoft

The acquisition of monitoring software company is part of CA's plan to add new customers in emerging enterprises
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

CA on Wednesday said it will acquire Nimsoft, which makes availability monitoring software, for $350m (£230m).

The all-cash deal gives the IT-management software company an entry into what it calls "emerging enterprises" — companies with revenue between $300m and $2bn. CA is looking to add new customers to its base of large enterprises.

Nimsoft's flagship product is Unified Monitoring, which keeps tab on performance and availability of business applications. Nimsoft's tools work with Google Apps, RackSpace, Salesforce and Amazon Web Services.

For more on this story, see CA acquires Nimsoft for $350 million; Eyes smaller enterprises from ZDNet.com.

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