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Broadcom Acquisition of CA Technologies Brings Significant Changes to Product and Service Strategy

Published: 17 July 2019

ID: G00389502

Analyst(s): Felix Gaehtgens, Jon Erensen, Paolo Malinverno, Joachim Herschmann, Christopher Little, Mark O'Neill, Thomas Klinect, Federico De Silva

Summary

Broadcom’s acquisition of CA Technologies represents a significant shift for a key player in enterprise software. CIOs must align their investments to CA’s new structure under Broadcom, which includes notable changes to its customer focus and licensing models.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The Shift in Broadcom’s Software Business Will Require New Vendor Management Strategies
  • Broadcom’s Roadmap Will Evolve as the Company Shifts Its Product Strategy From Specific Products to Solutions
    • Enterprise Software Division
    • Mainframe Software Division
  • Broadcom’s Two New Consumption-Based Licensing Models Will Require CIOs to Optimize Cost and Deployment of New Solutions
    • Enterprise Software
    • Mainframe

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