June 17, 2011 – BMC Software announced it has bought the portfolio of database products and customers from mainframe management software provider NEON Enterprise Software.

With the acquisition of NEON’s information management systems products, BMC stated that it will enhance its own IMS offerings to better tackle big data, database availability and data analysis, according to a company news release. BMC’s focus will stay on data center software as it integrates the new IMS solutions and offers more support for Web-based online transactions, particularly in the industries of insurance, telecommunications and financial services, said mainframe service management president Bill Miller.

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