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CA's Software Kingdom

Computer Associates' 500 or so products help run most large corporations. They fall into three basic categories:

SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

MAINFRAME: CA's mainframe programs handle everything from scheduling computer tasks to optimizing performance to troubleshooting problems.

NETWORKING: CA developed Unicenter, a family of programs for managing computers.

PRODUCT TO WATCH: Unicenter TNG, which features a 3-D visual interface, ships in early 1997.

DATABASE AND DEVELOPMENT TOOLS

MAINFRAME: CA has various programs for managing corporate data and software development.

NETWORKING: CA-OpenIngres runs on the Unix computers common in many ''client-server'' setups.

PRODUCT TO WATCH: Jasmine, a new database program, is designed to handle multimedia data such as images and audio clips.

APPLICATIONS

MAINFRAME: CA has a variety of programs for running corporate accounting and manufacturing operations.

NETWORKING: New versions work with Unix and Windows NT servers, Windows PCs, and soon, Web browsers.



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