CA Technologies is to acquire Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based cloud, mobile and web application monitoring provider WatchMouse.
Delivered as a SaaS model, WatchMouse solutions are claimed to provide these capabilities in a format that does not require customers to install or manage software. In future WatchMouse will be sold as an add-on capability to CA's application performance management (APM) solution.
David Dobson, executive vice president of CA Technologies, said: “As companies extend more applications to their customers through the web and smartphones, their performance is having a greater impact on revenue, customer loyalty and brand value.
“By adding WatchMouse to our portfolio of solutions for managing and monitoring IT, we will enable companies to better safeguard the performance of customer-facing applications so they can better safeguard the performance of their business.”