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Alex Pinchev Joins BMC Software Board of Directors

Monday, September 17, 2012

Alex Pinchev Joins BMC Software Board of Directors08:00 EDT Monday, September 17, 2012 HOUSTON (Business Wire) -- BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) has named Alex Pinchev to its board of directors, effective immediately. Mr. Pinchev brings over 25 years of senior executive experience in the software industry to the BMC Software board of directors. Currently, he is president and chief executive officer of Acronis, a leading provider of data protection and disaster recovery software. Prior to joining Acronis in January 2012, Mr. Pinchev was president of global sales, services and field marketing at Red Hat. During his career, Mr. Pinchev has held numerous senior executive roles within a range of technology companies – including MRO Software, Interchip and MainControl Inc where he was chairman, CEO and founder. "Alex Pinchev is an experienced and dynamic IT executive with a very successful track record as a global sales leader,” said Bob Beauchamp, BMC's chairman and chief executive officer. "He also brings the insights gained from serving as CEO and senior executive for several IT companies. BMC's board of directors welcomes Alex and looks forward to benefitting from his global experience and independent voice." Mr. Pinchev said, “Today, organizations demand greater collaboration, and with the rise in mobile computing, end users are driving a dramatic reshaping of enterprise IT. Data accessibility, availability and protection needs are introducing sweeping changes, ranging from ‘bring your own device' in the workplace to the rapid virtualization of IT infrastructure and adoption of Cloud strategies.” “BMC Software is at the center of this IT revolution and is doing more than any other company to help IT organizations transform to meet these new expectations,” Mr. Pinchev continued. “I am very excited to join the BMC board of directors, and I look forward to helping drive the company's future direction and success.” Mr. Pinchev holds a master's degree in applied mathematics and computer science from University ITMO in St. Petersburg in Russia. Business Runs on IT. IT Runs on BMC Software. Business runs better when IT runs at its best. That's why more than 20,000 IT organizations – from the Global 100 to the smallest businesses – in over 120 countries rely on BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) to manage their business services and applications across distributed, mainframe, virtual and cloud environments. With the leading Business Service Management platform, Cloud Management, and the industry's broadest choice of IT management solutions, BMC helps customers cut costs, reduce risk and achieve business objectives. For the four fiscal quarters ended June 30, 2012, BMC revenue was approximately $2.2 billion. BMC, BMC Software, and the BMC Software logo are the exclusive properties of BMC Software, Inc., are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and may be registered or pending registration in other countries. All other BMC trademarks, service marks, and logos may be registered or pending registration in the U.S. or in other countries. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © Copyright 2012 BMC Software, Inc. BMC SoftwareMark Stouse, 713-918-2714Mark_Stouse@BMC.comorOgilvy PR WorldwideAdrian Eyre, 415-677-2708adrian.eyre@ogilvy.com