CA Technologies: A Founding Platinum Member of The Linux Foundation's Open Mainframe Project

By CIOReview | Monday, September 21, 2015

FREMONT, CA: The Linux Foundation has initiated its Open Mainframe Project to bring together industry experts to drive innovation and development of Linux on the mainframe. CA Technologies is one of the founding Platinum members of the Open Mainframe Project. The key areas the project will focus on are scalability, availability, performance and security.

CA Technologies participation will assist in fuel innovation by participating in a neutral forum to drive support for Linux tools, associated hypervisors and open source components.  

Founding Platinum members of the Open Mainframe Project include ADP, CA Technologies, IBM and SUSE. Founding Silver members include BMC, Compuware, LC3, RSM Partners and Vicom Infinity. The first academic institutions participating in the effort include Marist College, University of Bedfordshire and The Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at University of Washington.

“We are excited to extend our existing relationship with CA Technologies as they understand Linux will deliver the speed and efficiency needed to operate in this dynamic mobile and cloud computing landscape,” says Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, Linux Foundation. “CA understands the potential that Linux has on the mainframe and other platforms. CA’s expertise and history of innovation makes them an ideal contributor to help us advance the most complex enterprise operations through The Open Mainframe Project.”