Shares of CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) ended Friday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -1.01 points or -2.96% at $33.07 with 418.95 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $33.80 the shares hit an intraday low of $33.04 and an intraday high of $33.92 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $13.44 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 418.95 million shares.
CA, Inc. (CA) on August 22, 2016 announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of its inaugural “Magic Quadrant for Application Release Automation.”
The report evaluated CA Release Automation, which provides advanced capabilities to help organizations manage a complex and maturing continuous delivery pipeline.
Gartner assessed vendors that offer application release automation (ARA) tools that provide a combination of automation, environment modeling and release coordination capabilities to simultaneously improve the quality and velocity of application releases. According to the Gartner report, “These tools are a key part of enabling the DevOps goal of achieving continuous delivery with large numbers of rapid, small releases.”
The report also stated that, “The Leaders quadrant represents those vendors that are pushing the ARA market forward, including those that are comprehensively investing in all major ARA capabilities, which, when taken as a whole, reflects the diversity of enterprise needs. All leaders offer the high degree of flexibility, scalability and support critical to enterprise-level ARA investment success.”
“End-to-end automation of the software code pipeline is a requirement for agile organizations focused on quickly bringing innovations to market,” said Jeff Scheaffer, general manager, Continuous Delivery, CA Technologies. “We consider our positioning in the Leader’s quadrant by Gartner recognition of our commitment to providing an integrated and open continuous delivery ecosystem that enables organizations to deliver new applications to market quicker, with higher quality, and at a lower cost.”
Shares of 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) ended Friday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.74 points or -4.65% at $15.16 with 112.21 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $15.65 the shares hit an intraday low of $15.11 and an intraday high of $15.77 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $1.62 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 112.21 million shares.
On Sept. 8, 2016 Xometry, the leading on-demand manufacturing platform, has appointed Tom Kurke as Chief Strategy Officer. In this newly created role, Kurke will lead and drive Xometry’s nationwide partner network and will head the new Xometry office in Durham, North Carolina.
Kurke brings more than 20 years of experience in the 3D and technical software space to Xometry. He was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Geomagic, which was acquired by 3D Systems (DDD) in 2013. Prior to leading Geomagic, Kurke played a key role in the growth of Bentley Systems, a leading provider of design and information management tools and solutions to the architecture, engineering, construction and operations industries. In his last role at Bentley, he was responsible for the company’s global software subscriptions business, which represented nearly 70 percent of the company’s $500 million in annual revenues.
“Our customers want to manufacture parts and assemblies in the most efficient way possible, with consistently fast lead times, high quality and low prices,” said Randy Altschuler, co-founder and CEO of Xometry. “Tom’s extensive experience in building manufacturing and software partner relationships will be critical as we work to integrate Xometry further into our customer and partner workflows.
“Improving the velocity and efficiency of manufacturing represents a complex technical and business challenge, but, if done correctly, can drive significant returns through improved lead times, market efficient pricing and improved machine utilization,” added Kurke. “I am excited to be joining a team of innovators with remarkable vision and an incredible passion for customer and partner support.”