Platinum Technology

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Acquiring Vendor:

CA Technologies


Illinois based company founded by Andrew Filipowski in 1987. With many acquisitions, became the  eighth largest global software company in the world with revenues of one billion dollars per year.

Acquired by Computer Associates in 1999 for US$3.5 billions, at the time the largest such transaction in the software industry. After this acquisition, Computer Associates were required to sell some Platinum Technologies products, including ZekeZaraZackZebb and CCC/Life Cycle Manager. These products were acquired by ASG.


Companies Acquired (7)

AutoSystems Corporation
BMS Computer Systems
Softool Corporation
SQL Tools Inc
TransCentury Data Systems
Trinzic Corporation

Entry last updated: 22-Jan-2013