The BMC Beat

This blog was created to share the insiders' view about what’s happening across BMC, including news, interviews and stories curated by our Global Communications team. Yes, we’ll talk about products from time to time, but our focus will be on the people and ideas and insights behind our business — and the dynamic markets where we play. We hope to make this a discussion, so share your feedback with us here and/or via Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook. Or you can hang with us on YouTube, SlideShare and Google+.

Service Before Self


I recently attended the heart-thumping, adrenaline-pumping 133rd Passing Out Parade of India’s prestigious National Defense Academy (NDA), the iconic institute responsible for transforming our men to gentlemen. The NDA is an institute with a global brand of excellence in the sphere of military education across India’s armed forces—the Army, Navy, … [Read more...]

Strategically Growing BMC License usage collection utility


Technology companies invest significantly in their products to solve problems for customers. As customers leverage product capabilities, at times they lose track of license compliance: whether they comply with software licenses they purchased from vendors. Most of the time, such non-compliance is unintentional. Often, the adoption of the product … [Read more...]

BMC’s Predictions for 2018


In 2017, business became digital. In 2018, digital transformation will go into overdrive, as leaders face pressure to reduce costs while meeting dizzying speed, security, and quality objectives. The winners in 2018 will be the leaders who successfully orchestrate and manage the multi-cloud environments that will define tomorrow’s digital … [Read more...]

2018 Predictions & Opportunities for the VAR Channel


As we look ahead to 2018 I have engaged my crystal ball and a couple hundred partner meetings coupled together with a bit of gray matter to author five predictions for 2018. This past year was truly a breakthrough year for the BMC channel ecosystem and we are grateful for your support. Now let’s look forward to the new year and some key … [Read more...]

Setting Your Cloud Path: A Journey to Multi-Cloud and Beyond


The other day, my colleague said “Moving to the cloud should be as easy as moving house.” Now, I can’t vouch for her experience in regards to a house move, but mine certainly wasn’t “easy.” My wife and I visited over 10 places before we agreed on the one we purchased. There was the location to consider, the schools and their rating in the national … [Read more...]

Asset Management Has Moved Beyond the “Bean Counting”


There has been significant emphasis on corporate data and IT asset vulnerability in recent years due to the increase in cyber security threats. Some industries have regulations requiring companies to know what IT assets they have as well as track what they connect to in the effort to better protect critical infrastructures. However, to really … [Read more...]