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CAST Adds Orion to Highlight Partner Program, Bringing Business Intelligence to IT Rationalization and Digital Transformation

NEW YORK, Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CAST, a world leader in software analysis and measurement, today announced that Orion has joined the Highlight Partner Program to guide CIOs and heads of IT as they pursue IT rationalization and digital transformation. Orion is a leader in IT-Business Intelligence and contextual visualizations that enable technology leaders to make judicious decisions that promote business goals.

Orion’s iConstellation Platform uncovers complex asset interdependencies through visual representations and deep analysis of IT asset data to surface actionable information in an integrated model. CAST Highlight illuminates the true health of application portfolios so IT leaders can make intelligent decisions about digital transformation with software risk and customer experience in mind.

“CIOs are under increasing pressure from the business to be more agile, transparent and strategic, however they often lack the proper information and tools to respond,” said Asim Akram, Co-CEO and President, Orion. “We are excited to pair our expertise in IT-Business Intelligence with Highlight’s fast software analysis to give executives the complete information they need to make smart decisions about modernizing IT portfolios.”

The CAST Highlight and Orion partnership simplifies:

  • Digital Transformation
  • Cloud Readiness and Migration
  • IT Governance and Risk Management
  • IT Portfolio Governance and Rationalization

“It is impossible for CIOs to make intelligent decisions if important data is hidden behind system complexity. CAST analysis makes the invisible visible by providing clear, contextual analysis that sheds light on intrinsic characteristics of business-critical systems,” said Jeff Fraleigh, Global Head for CAST Highlight. “Combining this powerful contextual analysis with business intelligence in a visual way is the holy grail for IT leaders looking to justify technology investments and map IT objectives to business demands.”

To learn more about how the Highlight Partner Program is connecting business and IT, click here or contact Britney Schaeffer at b.schaeffer@castsoftware.com.

About Orion
Orion is a provider of IT-Business Intelligence that provides analytics-based, actionable intelligence for IT management to make judicious decisions, continuously improve operational performance and provide transparency to the business. Through our “Visualize, Analyze and Optimize” framework, organizations have a comprehensive 360-degree view of their IT landscape, gain the ability to run both ‘point in time’ and ‘historical’ analysis, and can continually optimize portfolios to support changing business needs. For more information, visit orionc2s.com.

About CAST Highlight
CAST Highlight is an ultra-rapid code-scanning SaaS offering that identifies potential IT risks and cost savings opportunities across distributed application portfolios. By delivering data and insights on the health of portfolios, CAST Highlight provides IT leaders with objectivity and clarity to make more informed business decisions, prevent risk, and reduce complexity and cost.

About CAST
CAST is the world leader in software analysis and measurement, with unique technology resulting from $130 million in R&D investment. CAST introduces fact-based transparency into application development and sourcing to transform it into a management discipline. More than 250 companies across all industry sectors and geographies rely on CAST to prevent business disruption while reducing hard IT costs and software risk. CAST is an integral part of software delivery and maintenance at the world's leading IT service providers. Founded in 1990, CAST is listed on Euronext (CAS) and serves IT intensive enterprises worldwide with offices in North America, Europe and India.

For more information about CAST:
Web: http://www.castsoftware.com
Blog: http://blog.castsoftware.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/onquality


PR Contact: Britney Schaeffer communications@castsoftware.com 212-871-8361

Source:CAST Software Inc.