Business expansion
Stredni Cechy; Stredocesky;
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
16 June 2005
Employment effect (start)
31 August 2005
Foreseen end date
31 December 2006


American company Computer Associates International, Inc. announced that it will create its first worldwide ‘Mainframe Centre of Excellence’ in Prague, representing a major expansion of its operations in the Czech Republic and a significant commitment to the mainframe computing market. The new centre with investment of €36 million, focusing on software development, validation and quality assurance for the mainframe computing environment, expects to hire and train more than 200 people by 2006, including talented students, mainframe experts and experienced managers. The first phase of recruitment is already underway, with a new staff of 100 expected to be in place by August 2005. The company chose Prague because of its highly qualified and educated workforce and strategic location in the heart of Europe.


  • 17 June 2005: Lidové Noviny
  • 17 June 2005: Hospodárske noviny
  • 16 June 2005: CzechInvest


Eurofound (2005), Computer Associates International, Inc., Business expansion in Czechia, factsheet number 61769, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/61769.