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Definition: Platinum

(Platinum Technology, Inc., Oakbrook Terrace, IL, www.platinum.com) A major software vendor acquired by Computer Associates in 1999, with more than 160 data, systems and application software products to its credit. Founded in 1987, Platinum's key business areas were database and systems management, application life cycle, data warehousing, the Internet and Y2K compliance. Key alliances with HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft and SAP helped the company expand to more than 40 countries.