FlexITy Solutions Inc., a provider of unified communications, data center technologies, cloud, managed services and software solutions, recently announced it has signed an agreement with BMC Software (News - Alert), a company that simplifies, prioritizes and automates IT management processes.
As the result of the agreement, FlexITy Solutions offerings will now include BMC framework for managing, operating and automating IT and Business Services to address specific line of business demands. BMC’s Business Service Management (BSM) platform delivers a unified approach to IT planning, control, compliance, automation and management for extending existing internal IT infrastructures to cloud environments. BMC’s services enable customers to holistically manage physical, virtual and cloud environments, further reducing cost and complexity through an integrated and unified set of management solutions.
"We are excited about our agreement with FlexITy and continue to expand our presence in the Canadian market with such a strong managed services and cloud partner," said Brian Marvin, AVP Worldwide Channels, BMC Software. "FlexITy offers IT consulting, infrastructure solutions, managed services and full lifecycle support - they represent all things relevant about the new IT in their portfolio offering to our existing and new clients. We look forward to our mutual business success in the Canadian market."
In related news, BMC unveiled an intelligent capping software that helps IT professionals dynamically optimize utilization for their zSeries mainframes, optimizing monthly license charge (MLC) spend and reducing the need to invest in additional capacity for peak workloads. Using BMC software that understands workloads, makes dynamic adjustments, and automates workload capping, clients can reduce these costs, while also diminishing risk to the business. The BMC Intelligent Capping product helps customers reduce their IBM (News - Alert) mainframe software MLC which is typically based on a peak four-hour rolling average -by 5 percent or more by optimizing capacity utilization across all logical partitions (LPARs), avoiding added-capacity purchases.