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BMC
Based on 305 reviews.
Software AG
Based on 129 reviews.
Overview
BMC Software, Inc. is an American company specializing in business service management software. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, BMC develops, markets and sells software used for multiple functions, including IT service management, data center automation, performance management, virtualization lifecycle management and cloud computing management. The name "BMC" is taken from the surnames of its three founders Scott Boulette, John Moores, and Dan Cloer.
Founded in 1969, Software AG is an enterprise software company with over 10,000 enterprise customers in over 70 countries. The company is the second largest software vendor in Germany, the seventh largest in Europe. Software AG is traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol SOW and part of the technology index TecDAX. The company was founded in 1969 by a group of six young employees at the consulting firm AIV. ADABAS was launched in 1971 as a high performance transactional database management system. In 1979 Natural, a 4GL application development language, was launched. The company continued to open offices and subsidiaries in North America, Japan, UK, France, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium and Saudi Arabia. By 1987 Software AG had around 500 employees, 12 subsidiaries in Europe and offices in more than 50 countries. In 1999 Software AG was listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange and soon after the company released Tamino Information Server and Tamino XML Server.
Sample Customers
BMC Control-M Managed File Transfer
British Sky Broadcasting
Control-M
CARFAX, Tampa General Hospital, Navistar, Amadeus, Raymond James, Railinc
BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS
Airline Tariff Publishing Co (ATPCO), AtTask, MetaScale
BMC IT Business Management OnDemand
AtTask, Cast & Crew, ChipRewards, Fujitsu, Orange Business Services
BMC Compuware Topaz Workbench
Erste Group
BMC Compuware Abend-AID
Helvetia, Pitney Bowes
BMC Compuware Topaz Program Analysis
TCF Financial, Mutual of Omaha, FBL Leasing
BMC Compuware Xpediter
Credit Union, IMT, Chunghwa Telecom, Pitney Bowes, Helvetia
BMC AMI DevOps for Db2
Totalsec, Colruyt Group, Helsana, Amadeus
Alfabet IT Planning & Portfolio Management
FUJITSU, Coca Cola, ING, CreditSuisse, CosmosDirekt, GTA, Echo Entertainment Group, Electrolux, Cern
Terracotta
Kiabi, Wipro Technologies, CERN, Essent, Nielsen
Terracotta BigMemory
News Digital
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
30%
Comms Service Provider
15%
Financial Services Firm
13%
Insurance Company
6%
Computer Software Company
24%
Comms Service Provider
20%
Financial Services Firm
8%
Government
6%
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