CA Technologies Logo – CA Technologies ( NASDAQ : CA ), formerly CA, Inc. and Computer Associates, Inc. , is one of the largest companies in the creation of software in the world, and member of the Fortune 500 . Headquartered in Iceland , New York , the company supports the software that runs on mainframe, distributed, virtual and cloud environments and most of Forbes Global 2000 installed. In 2010, CA Technologies has announced its strategy for managing cloud computing at its user conference CA World, and its new product suite CA Cloud-Connected Management Suite that address the new challenges presented by the cloud.
Although the company sells antivirus and security software for end users, is known for its applications and business solutions for mainframe and distributed computing, mostly installed by companies in the Forbes Global 2000 .
CA Technologies, which recorded $ 4,400 million U.S. dollars in revenue for fiscal 2010 (to March 31, 2010), maintains 150 offices in over 45 countries.5 The company has 13,200 employees at 31 March 2010, 5900 including engineers. CA has more than 400 patents worldwide, and over 700 pending patent applications.
In 2010 the company acquired eight companies to support its cloud strategy, including: 3Tera, Nimsoft, NetQoS, Oblicore,Cassatt, 10 4Base Technology, Arcot Systems, and Hyperformix. On October 22, 2010, the company was ranked among the greenest companies in Newsweek magazine’s Green rankings. On January 28, 2010, CA Technologies announced that William E. McCracken would be its chairman and chief executive officer. On May 6, 2010 Arthur F. Weinbach was appointed non-executive chairman.