SOURCE: Kovair Software, Inc.

March 22, 2007 15:21 ET

California State Agency Responsible for Implementation of Large Scale Statewide Automation Systems Expands Usage of Kovair Enterprise Software

MILPITAS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 22, 2007 -- Kovair Software, Inc. today announced that The Office of Systems Integration (OSI), responsible for the management and implementation of large scale statewide automation systems for the State of California, has expanded its use of Kovair Enterprise software by signing an agreement to purchase more software licenses. In addition to The Child Welfare Services/Case Management System (CWS/CMS) Project, Kovair will be used for another high profile project -- The In-Home Support Services/Case Management Information and Payrolling System (CMIPS).

"Kovair Global Lifecycle provides an industry leading single repository Application Lifecycle Management solution," said Kovair Chief Marketing Officer, Sky Basu. "With the help of Kovair Global Lifecycle's 100% browser-based interface OSI will be able to streamline and automate their Requirements and Change Processes among their own employees and the consultants from their vendors."

"We intend to use the power of Kovair's Lifecycle management capability as well as its superior Workflow technology to implement OSI's project management processes for various projects OSI is mandated to manage and implement," said Trisha Edgerton, OSI's Chief Procurement Officer.

Kovair Software, Inc.'s flagship product, Kovair Global Lifecycle, is a feature-rich, configurable global development and integration platform that offers a complete set of integrated tools and processes for managing the entire application lifecycle. Architected with a common user interface and a single 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.

About Kovair Software, Inc.

Kovair Software, Inc. is the innovation leader in global application lifecycle management solutions, supporting globally distributed application development and management of offshore outsourcing. With adaptive workflow and highly configurable process management, Kovair solutions are designed from the ground up as an integrated web-based platform enabling anytime, anywhere access. Founded in 1999, Kovair Software has offices in Silicon Valley, California and Kolkata, India, and employs its own unique software products to manage its globally distributed software development operations.

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About The Office of Systems Integration (OSI)

OSI is responsible for the management and implementation of large scale statewide automation systems for the State of California. The OSI manages the development of the system applications and the use of the DTS Wide Area Network to support these statewide automation systems. Upon successful implementation at the customer site(s), ongoing technical support is provided to assure continual system performance and functional updates. The OSI Best Practices website provides direction and best practices guidance for the state and consultant staff of the OSI in managing large scale information technology projects.

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