Company:  BMC SOFTWARE INC
Form Type:  10-Q
Filing Date:  8/1/2012 
CIK:  0000835729 
Address:  2101 CITYWEST BLVD 
City, State, Zip:  HOUSTON, Texas 77042-2827 
Telephone:  (713) 918-8800 
Fiscal Year:  03/31 
Description of Business
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  FORM 10-Q
    PART I. FINANCIAL INFORMATION
      Item 1. Financial Statements
        BALANCE SHEET
        CASH FLOW
        NOTES TO CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
          INCOME STATEMENT
          INCOME STATEMENT
      Item 2. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial ...
      Item 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about ...
      Item 4. Controls and Procedures
    PART II. OTHER INFORMATION
      Item 1. Legal Proceedings
      Item 1A. Risk Factors
      Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of ...
      Item 6. Exhibits
    SIGNATURES
  EXHIBIT 31.1
    CERTIFICATION OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
  EXHIBIT 31.2
    CERTIFICATION OF CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
  EXHIBIT 32.1
    CERTIFICATION OF
  EXHIBIT 32.2
    CERTIFICATION OF
BROKERAGE PARTNERS