SOURCE: Kovair Software, Inc.

January 02, 2008 11:00 ET

Kovair Selects Perforce as the First Software Configuration Management System to Integrate

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - January 2, 2008) - Kovair Software, Inc. and Perforce Software, Inc. today announced the release of integration between Kovair Global Lifecycle and Perforce SCM System. The integration uses Perforce adapter developed using Kovair's recently released Integration Technology -- Omnibus, Integration Bus for IT™.

"The integration with Perforce, one of the leading Software Configuration Management Systems, helps the users use two market leading software tools in their respective categories in a seamless manner," said Kovair Vice President Engineering, Atanu Majumdar. "By virtue of integrating Perforce using Omnibus, it also becomes integrated with other present and future tools integrated with Omnibus without explicitly making point-to-point integration with those tools."

The integration covers all aspects of Perforce including Jobs, Change List and Files and makes them accessible from Kovair. It synchronizes the Jobs and Change List between Perforce and Kovair so that these items become visible to the Kovair users. Similarly, by virtue of this integration synchronization, items like Requirements, Issues, and Change Items from Kovair are visible to the Perforce users. In addition the integration federates the information about the files in Kovair, so that the actual file contents are made available in Kovair on-demand through Perforce API.

"Kovair's Omnibus technology provides Perforce users with more than just access to a suite of supported partner tools," said John Walker, principal product consultant at Perforce Software. "This technology also provides the unifying backbone for implementing the workflow processes our customers require to support their specific business needs."

The integration is available now as an add-on to Kovair's flagship product, Kovair Global Lifecycle.

About Kovair Software, Inc.

Kovair Software, Inc. is the innovation leader in global application lifecycle management solutions, supporting globally distributed multi-site application development. Its flagship product, Kovair Global Lifecycle, is a feature-rich, configurable, global development and integration framework that offers a complete set of integrated tools and processes for managing the entire application lifecycle. Architected with a common user interface and a shared repository to ease the complexities of "any time, anywhere" development, Kovair Global Lifecycle has been adopted rapidly in market sectors where there is a critical need for automated workflow and reliable, predictable application lifecycle management processes as implemented by Kovair's Omniprocess, Workflow for IT™. Kovair includes built-in SDLC applications like Requirements Management, Change Management, and Helpdesk Management in addition to solutions for CMMI, ITIL, Project Portfolio Management or Agile Methodology. Kovair's integration infrastructure -- Omnibus, Integration Bus for IT™ for third party tools provides customers with an extremely flexible and globally integrated development environment. Founded in the year 2000, Kovair Software has offices in Silicon Valley, California and Kolkata, India.

For more information, visit www.kovair.com or call 408-262-0200 x2007.

Kovair and the Kovair logo are registered trademarks of Kovair Software, Inc. Kovair Global Lifecycle is a trademark of Kovair Software, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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