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BMC Appoints Ittycheria

HOUSTON -- BMC Software (NYSE:BMC) today announced that Dev Ittycheria, president and chief executive officer of BladeLogic, has joined BMC Software as senior vice president for strategy and corporate development. BMC announced the completion of the BladeLogic acquisition on April 18, 2008.

As the chief executive of BladeLogic, Dev was the driving force behind the industry’s leading and fastest-growing data center automation company,” said Bob Beauchamp, BMC’s president and chief executive officer. “His track record demonstrates not only real business accomplishment but also a deep insight into the needs of customers and an understanding of what’s required to expand BMC’s leadership position well into the future. I’m exceptionally pleased to welcome him to the executive leadership team at BMC.”

Ittycheria, who officially joined BMC on April 18, said: “BMC’s acquisition of BladeLogic creates the industry’s new IT Service Automation leader by uniting BMC’s leading Business Service Management (BSM) platform with BladeLogic’s next-generation data center automation solutions. The combined solutions portfolio will allow new and existing customers to dramatically reduce the cost of managing the data center while addressing the critical challenges of compliance, virtualization and availability.”

BMC Software Inc.