NewsByte 8 August 2001

Computer Associates and ICL Extend Strategic Alliance to Enable Management of Mobile E-Business

ICL Leverages CA's Unicenter to Provide Enterprise-Class Management of Nokia Wireless Devices and WAP Server Deployments

Computer Associates International, Inc. (CA), the world's leading eBusiness solutions provider, and ICL, the IT solutions company, today announced they are expanding their existing relationship to support the deployment of Nokia wireless solutions with enterprise eBusiness systems. Leveraging the powerful wireless management capabilities of CA's Unicenter and ICL's vast systems integration expertise, eBusiness customers will now be able to treat the Nokia 9200 Series Communicators and the Nokia WAP Server as full-fledged nodes on the enterprise network, confidently including them as easily-managed corporate assets and key business enablers. By delivering solutions for managing a wireless infrastructure, ICL and CA are enabling customers to improve service levels and accelerate their time-to-market. The announcement marks the latest development in CA's mobile eBusiness initiative, which enables rapid and secure deployment, management and integration of applications across wireless infrastructure - including WAP gateways, laptops, PDAs and Internet-enabled phones.