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CA technologies employees mobilize worldwide for earth day


ISLANDIA, N.Y. -- CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced the company's recognition of Earth Day 2011 by participating in 17 'Green Week' community volunteer activities across the globe aimed at building awareness and appreciation for the environment.

'We are proud to participate in Earth Day and applaud our employees for volunteering to help many worthwhile projects and organizations,' said Bill Hughes, chief communications officer, CA Technologies. 'As environmental concerns continue to evolve, we recognize the importance in supporting programs in communities where we have a presence. It's remarkable how even a single volunteer can make a positive change by addressing a critical environmental concern.'

CA Technologies employees involved in Earth Day activities will take time out of their business day to volunteer and support organizations that have an environmental focus, and offer programs and services to benefit and improve local communities.

Employees will participate in activities which will take place in Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Cary, NC; Ewing, NJ; Framingham, MA; Islandia, NY; Lisle, IL; New York, NY; Plano, TX; Pittsburgh, PA and Tampa, FL. International CA Technologies employees will participate in Earth Day activities throughout Australia, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, India and Spain.

'The City of Plano's Sustainability and Environmental Services department is delighted to partner with CA Technologies on Earth Day. We are excited to have CA Technologies employees support us in our efforts to beautify Archgate Park,' said Autumn Dillon, environmental educator and community cleanups coordinator for the City of Plano. 'CA Technologies is also dedicating their time and effort to our 26th annual Great American Cleanup, a Keep America Beautiful initiative. We are pleased to have a company that values sustainability and the importance of Earth Day to and help make a difference.'

'As one of the organizations partnering with CA Technologies on Earth Day, we are pleased to have the dedication and support from CA Technologies to help us rejuvenate the trails and grounds at Sydhavnstippen Nature Preserve,' said Claus Andersen, volunteer services supervisor. 'Taking care of our environment is everyone's responsibility. It's terrific to have a company like CA Technologies join us in helping to restore our community.'

About CA Technologies

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from Mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. CA Technologies innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organizations to power business agility. The majority of the Global Fortune 500 relies on CA Technologies to manage evolving IT ecosystems. For additional information, visit www.ca.com.

About CA Together

CA Technologies is a global corporation with a local commitment. We work to improve the quality of life in communities where we live and work worldwide and are fully committed to advancing social, environmental and economic sustainability. Our Community Affairs programs are key to our efforts, helping to make the most of talent and potential regardless of societal disadvantages. CA Together, our global Community Affairs program, is driven by the core philanthropic focus of improving the lives of underserved children and communities around the world. We do this by supporting organizations, programs and initiatives that enrich the lives and well-being of others in areas including Education, Technology, Health & Community and the Advancement of Women in IT. CA Together activities encompass employee volunteerism and matching gifts; in-kind donations of CA Technologies products and services; and wide-ranging partnerships and philanthropic support. For more information on our programs please visit ca.com/community-affairs.

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