CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications”* for the third year in a row. The report evaluated CA Project and Portfolio Management (CA PPM), a solution which helps executives make smarter decisions, drive better communication and transparency, and reduce investment risk.
According to the report, “Leading products aggressively strive to integrate the planned execution of change to the IT footprint in response to the needs of the business, using portfolio management as a foundation. These products can analyze the cost and progress of the IT response to the business and IT strategy, and serve up the right perspectives, analysis and impact views required by CIOs, IT portfolio managers and other business leaders.”*
Ten different software vendors were evaluated across 15 criteria in the report. CA Technologies was one of only three vendors placed in the Leaders quadrant.
“Technology strategy is more critical to business strategy than ever before, as IT organizations try to keep pace with the business’s insatiable demand for new apps and services,” said James Harvey, general manager, IT Business Management, CA Technologies. “We’re proud to be recognized yet again as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant, which we believe underscores the value CA PPM gives customers striving for highly effective IT portfolio management.”
Available via the cloud and on-premises, CA PPM improves IT project managers’ ability to prioritize strategic initiatives and resources. By facilitating rapid and accurate decision-making, CA PPM helps ensure projects and agile teams execute on time and on budget.
In addition to the company’s placement in the Leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications”, CA Technologies in May, 2014 received a “Strong Positive” rating in Gartner’s “MarketScope for IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications” report.** It was the third consecutive year that CA Technologies received a “Strong Positive” – a rating given to only two vendors this year.
To receive a complimentary copy of the “Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications please click here.” To learn more about CA PPM solutions, visit http://www.ca.com/us/products/project-and-portfolio-management.aspx.
*Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications,” Daniel B. Stang, Jim Duggan, November 18, 2014
**Gartner, Inc. “MarketScope for IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications” Daniel B. Stang, Robert A. Handler, May 16, 2014.