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CA and Acxiom Announce Partnership to Provide Cloud-Delivered Information Governance Solution


On-Demand Solution Will Offer Leading Information Governance Functionality with Faster Deployment and Lower Maintenance Costs

ISLANDIA, N.Y. and LITTLE ROCK, AR. – CA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CA) and Acxiom® Corporation (NASDAQ: ACXM) today announced a partnership to deliver enterprise-class on-demand Information Governance solutions. The new service is immediately available.

Organizations today face significant risks and challenges managing, controlling and discovering a rapidly growing volume of enterprise content. Faced with an ever-increasing demand for transparency, accountability and defensibility, companies are looking for innovative and cost-effective ways to address these challenges. The new cloud-based, hosted solution from CA and Acxiom offers customers an alternative to on-premise software deployments, while providing a single portal view to better manage email, archiving, litigation holds, search, records declaration, retention and disposition. Legal compliance and IT professionals will be able to conduct eDiscovery tasks directly from their desktops without a service provider intermediary, helping to achieve Lean IT by reducing overall costs, complexity and risk.

“CA is delighted to partner with Acxiom on a solution that will offer organizations the ability to gain control over enterprise information while also leveraging the benefits of the cloud,” said Galina Datskovsky, Ph.D., CRM, senior vice president and general manager of Information Governance at CA. “Acxiom has the expertise and experience in providing the secure, robust infrastructure required for cloud and hosted implementations.”

Acxiom, a global leader of secure, high-performance IT infrastructure services, has delivered business value to clients for more than 40 years. “In today’s business environment, IT professionals are under pressure to decrease costs and increase profitability while maintaining the ability to quickly respond to business demands,” said John Costanza, Acxiom vice president for global infrastructure management. “Our partnership with CA gives businesses the ability to securely access a robust, cloud delivered information governance solution that is managed by an industry leader. The Acxiom and CA solution delivers a cost effective, flexible and secure approach for meeting the growing demands around e-mail archiving, compliance and eDiscovery.”

Leveraging Acxiom’s hosted model, customers can achieve IT costs savings, improved efficiency, greater responsiveness to changing business conditions and increased revenue and profitability. CA is a leading provider of Information Governance solutions that enable litigation readiness and regulatory compliance through eDiscovery, archiving, compliance and records management technology. Together, the companies will deliver CA’s Information Governance expertise on Acxiom’s trusted IT platform to enable reduced costs, faster deployment times and better overall business results.

“The CA and Acxiom partnership enables customers to leverage the core competencies from both companies—CA’s market-leading Information Governance software solutions, and Acxiom’s expertise in high-performance secure enterprise class infrastructure,” said Vivian Tero, senior research analyst of compliance at research firm IDC. “Together they will address a growing demand for cloud-based services that can help organizations of any size take control of the ever-increasing volume of enterprise data.”


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