NEC’s MasterScope® Invariant Analyzer Receives Validation for Integration with CA Technologies Service Assurance Solutions

  NEC’s MasterScope® Invariant Analyzer Receives Validation for Integration
  with CA Technologies Service Assurance Solutions

Business Wire

TOKYO & IRVING, Texas -- March 13, 2013

NEC Corporation (NEC) (TOKYO: 6701) today announced that it has obtained CA
Technologies’ (NASDAQ: CA) validation for NEC’s MasterScope Invariant Analyzer
integration with several of CA Technologies’ Service Assurance solutions. NEC
also has joined the Technology Partner Program from CA Technologies.

MasterScope Invariant Analyzer (IA) is an analytics-based, NEC-patented
technology that helps IT customers anticipate and prevent user and system
performance issues. The solution accelerates time to resolution by helping
isolate probable root causes in the midst of large amounts of performance
data. NEC IA is especially well suited for large installations where it brings
the power of predictive analytics to existing service assurance solutions such
as those from CA Technologies.

“Our long-standing relationship with CA Technologies has now yielded the
integration of our analytics-enabled solutions for performance management with
its Service Assurance solutions,” said Terumi Sawada, general manager, 2^nd IT
Software Division of NEC. “Used together, the solutions can provide enhanced
predictive capabilities for early performance problem detection and

The Validation program from CA Technologies is designed to provide a standard
process to verify technology partners’ integrated products. Specific criteria
must be met, including confirming that a technology partner’s integrated
solution correctly installs, configures, and performs as described by the
technology partner.

“NEC’s Invariant Analyzer complements the ability of our Service Assurance
solutions to help enterprise and service provider customers improve the
performance, availability and quality of their IT services,” said Rick Fitz,
senior vice president, product management, CA Technologies. “Customers who use
both solutions can benefit from shorter time to resolution when problems

“NEC intends to continue to develop IA integrations with CA Technologies
Service Assurance solutions to provide an enhanced and more complete
understanding of service dependencies based on the automated discovery of
system behavior relationships,” said Sawada of NEC. “We look forward to
continuing our working relationship with CA Technologies and enable customers
to optimize service assurance.”

NEC is a channel partner of CA Technologies and reseller of CA Technologies
solutions, including CA Application Performance Management, CA Configuration
Automation, and CA ARCserve® in the Asia-Pacific region.

To learn more about how NEC’s Invariant Analyzer can bring predictive service
assurance to your IT environment, as well as access white papers and view
webinar replays, visit the NEC Invariant Analyzer website at:

Register Now for the Predictive Analytics for Service Assurance Webcast
including a live use case demo on Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 11 a.m. PST / 1
p.m. CST / 2 p.m. EST.

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