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BMC buys ITM Software; HP partnership; SAP Visiprise bid
This week BMC announced it had secured the purchase of ITM Software, a business management provider. BMC is a publically traded data center automation company

equip bid auctions  buys ITM Software; HP partnership; SAP Visiprise bid This week BMC announced  it had secured the purchase of ITM Software, a business management provider. BMC is a publically traded data center automation company that competes directly with CA Inc, HP, and IBM. It’s clients include DELL, Home Depot, and Toyota. Over the past two years, BMC has been busy snapping up different IT companies, such as Proactive Net (June 2007), RealOps (July 2007), and Emprisa Networks (October 2007). It’s

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