CA Tackles Change Management

Computer Associates International Inc. last week expanded its software change management suite.

Computer Associates International Inc. last week expanded its software change management suite to support cross-platform change management.

The Islandia, N.Y., company announced the extensions to its AllFusion line of application life-cycle management tools at the companys CA World conference here.

Among the new pieces in or enhancements to AllFusion Change Management Suite are AllFusion Change Manager Enterprise Workbench and AllFusion Endevor Change Manager 4.0.

The new AllFusion Change Manager Enterprise Workbench will help enterprises manage software development on mainframe and distributed platforms such as Windows, Unix and Linux, said officials. AllFusion Endevor Change Manager 4.0 is a new version of CAs change and configuration management software.

Officials said AllFusion Change Manager Enterprise Workbench gives developers a central place for managing changes to source code and handling other configuration-related issues in the development process.

AllFusion Change Manager Enterprise Workbench is integrated with AllFusion Endevor Change Manager 4.0 as well as AllFusion Harvest Change Manager, which enables users to manage development efforts across an enterprise and throughout the overall application development life cycle.

New in AllFusion Endevor Change Manager 4.0 is support for Unix Systems Service and Hierarchical File System, as well as element registration and element catalog, officials said.