HOUSTON, Sept. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BMC Software, the company behind MyIT and BMC AppZone shares company news for the week, including the official last day of trading as (Nasdaq:BMC).

Corporate News

A Big Day for BMC Software

On Tuesday, September 10, BMC Software announced that privatization was officially complete. Read the open letter from Bob Beauchamp about why employees, partners, customers and investors are excited for the future. http://www.bmc.com/info/2013/privatization-announcement.html

New Products BMC Customers Save on Mainframe Operating Costs

BMC Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise is a powerful new product designed to save CIOs millions of dollars by slashing their IBM® mainframe software expenses by more than 20 percent. http://www.bmc.com/products/product-listing/cost_analyzer_z_enterprise.html

Thought Leadership

How Does Your Cloud Stack Up?

BMC and CIO Magazine introduced a new Cloud Assessment tool that allows cloud decision-makers to see how their efforts compare to others in the industry. Participants get a personalized report with expert advice and a benchmark for optimizing cloud deployment. http://bmc.enterpriseittools.com/index.html

Back to Basics

BMC's Dominic Wellington discusses the recent Cloud Study from 451 Group and the significant roadblocks that are keeping IT pros from moving to the next phase of their cloud journey. https://communities.bmc.com/community/bmcdn/cloud_lifecycle_management/blog/2013/09/06/back-to-basics

What People are Saying

BMC finally completes $6.4bn private equity privatisation Graeme Burton, Computing

Going private: BMC blazes private trail that Dell will follow Rob Enderle, IT Business Edge

BMC chief: Our going private is 'great news for customers, bad news for competitors' John Gallant, Network World

BMC Software completes privatization transaction Adolpho Sormani, peHUB

BMC Software Becomes a Private Company in a $6.9B Deal Staff, PrivateEquity.com

BMC Software completes privatisation Staff, Private Equity Wire

Deal completed: BMC moves into private ownership Angela Eager, Tech Market View

BMC closes going private deal Staff, Texas Tech Pulse

BMC Software has become a private company in a $6.9 billion deal Julie Bort, Business Insider

BMC Software completes privatization move Darryl K. Taft, eWeek

BMC back on the 'offensive' after privatization transaction closes Molly Ryan, Houston Business Journal

Innovator 25 Insights: PR lacks innovation Aarti Shah, In2

BMC optimizes mainframe cost Staff, Zacks

Free stuff lowers mainframe costs Alan Radding, Dancing Dinosaur

BMC helps trim costs on IBM mainframe software Mike Vizard, IT Business Edge

BMC's Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise, simplifying mainframe optimization Rich Ptak, PtakAssociates Tech Blog

DevOps leadership with Jason Bloomberg exc#1: Agile architecture and SOA Jason Bloomberg, Sys-Con Media

Indo-American Chamber of Commerce hosts 14th annual gala Staff, Houston Chronicle

Under fire: Why you need APM more than ever Dean Francis, InformationWeek

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For more than 30 years, BMC has helped thousands of companies around the world master IT complexity.  From mainframe to mobile, from the back room to the boardroom, BMC delivers the automation, integration, and sophistication that enable the business and IT to perform like never before.  To learn more, visit bmc.com.

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