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CA’s Clarity Voted "Best Solution" And "Best Vendor" At Gartner Project And Portfolio Management Summit


Fourth Consecutive “Best Vendor” Win for CA’s Clarity
ISLANDIA, N.Y., December 8, 2005 – CA (NYSE: CA) today announced that it was voted “Best Vendor” and “Best Solution” for its Clarity system at the 2005 Gartner Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Summit Europe. This is the fourth consecutive PPM Summit “Best Vendor” award for CA’s Clarity (formerly Niku).

The Gartner PPM Innovation Awards recognize technology and service providers for their solutions, programs, service and support. IT executives representing key business decision makers driving PPM adoption and implementation voted on the awards at the PPM Summit, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 in Lisbon, Portugal.

“We are honored to win the Best Vendor and Best Solution awards at the Gartner PPM Summit Europe,” said Josh Pickus, senior vice president of the Clarity Division, Business Service Optimization (BSO) at CA. “In addition to recognizing the technical superiority of CA’s Clarity solution, this double award also highlights the outstanding quality of our services, support, vision and thought leadership.”

CA and the Clarity system were also voted “Best Vendor” and “Best PPM Strategy” at the Gartner PPM Summit North America in June 2005; “Best Vendor” and “Best Solution” at the Gartner PPM Summit Europe in December 2004; and “Best Vendor” at the Gartner PPM Summit North America in July 2004.

About Clarity

CA’s Clarity, the industry-leading IT Governance solution, enables IT organizations to achieve world-class performance by improving the quality of their engagement with the business and enhancing their ability to run at peak efficiency. The Clarity system features integrated portfolio planning, demand management, project management, resource planning, and time and cost management. More than 450,000 users at 450 companies depend on Clarity to govern IT and, increasingly, to manage new product development. The Clarity Division (formerly Niku) is part of CA’s Business Service Optimization (BSO) unit, which offers leading systems for service, asset and change management and provides a comprehensive framework for delivery of world-class IT services.

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About CA

CA (NYSE: CA), one of the world’s largest information technology (IT) management software companies, unifies and simplifies the management of enterprise-wide IT. Founded in 1976, CA is headquartered in Islandia, N.Y., and serves customers in more than 140 countries. For more information, please visit


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