BMC Software Completes Acquisition of Tideway

HOUSTON, October 23, 2009 – BMC Software, Inc. (NYSE: BMC) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Tideway Systems Limited (Tideway), a leading provider of IT discovery solutions.

Effective immediately BMC customers will be able to leverage the combined Tideway Foundation and BMC Atrium solutions to gain a deeper understanding of the relationships and dependencies of their physical assets and applications to their business services. This solution provides new levels of IT visibility to help organizations minimize the risks associated with business-critical initiatives such as data center consolidation, virtualization and compliance.

These benefits are enabled by the industry’s largest open library of predefined IT configuration discovery patterns, the most advanced application dependency mapping and service modeling capabilities available and deep integration with BMC’s Atrium Configuration Management Database (CMDB).

Business runs on IT. IT runs on BMC Software.

The most demanding IT organizations in the world rely on BMC Software across both distributed and mainframe environments. Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC’s comprehensive approach and unified platform help IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. For the four fiscal quarters ended June 30, 2009, BMC revenue was approximately $1.88 billion.

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