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BMC Acquires Emprisa Networks

HOUSTON -- BMC Software (NYSE:BMC)today announced it has acquired privately held Emprisa Networks, a leader in smart network compliance, change and configuration management and automation solutions.

The acquisition of Emprisa Networks will extend BMCs leading Business Service Management (BSM) and service automation technologies to address complex, multi-vendor network infrastructures, allowing customers to reduce operational costs and improve service response times through advanced network change and configuration automation.

“Critical IT infrastructures now extend well beyond the data center. With the acquisition of Emprisa Networks, BMC extends its service automation strategy to help customers reach IT automation and efficiency goals across the entire infrastructure- inside the data center and out,” said Jim Grant, senior vice president and general manager of BMC’s Enterprise Service Management business unit. “Managing change across the network is critical for service availability and provisioning. With this acquisition, BMC offers the only platform independent, multi-vendor network configuration automation solution.”

BMC Software Inc.