SOURCE: CollabNet


April 27, 2009 09:00 ET

CollabNet Wins Great Indian Developer Award

Leading ALM Solution for Distributed Development Teams Honored in Change and Configuration Management Category

BRISBANE, CA--(Marketwire - April 27, 2009) - CollabNet, the leader in distributed application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, today announced that CollabNet SourceForge Enterprise Edition, the predecessor to the recently released CollabNet TeamForge, won a Great Indian Developer Award in the Change and Configuration Management category. The Great Indian Developer Awards, produced by Saltmarch Media, honor trailblazing individuals, technologies, and organizations that are contributing to the evangelism, productivity, and innovation excellence of the Indian developer ecosystem. Winners were selected via a public voting process and finalized by a panel of expert judges. A ceremony was held at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India on Apr. 25 to honor the award winners.

"CollabNet SourceForge Enterprise Edition (now CollabNet TeamForge) is transforming software development practices by enabling globally distributed software development organizations to collaborate. This accelerates productivity, so projects are delivered up to five times faster and costs are slashed by 10-50% through code reuse," said Bill Portelli, chief executive officer, CollabNet. "Considering the importance of systems integration teams in India that drive innovation for CIOs and project teams all over the planet, it is an honor to be recognized by the Great Indian Developer Award voters and judges."

CollabNet SourceForge Enterprise Edition is the predecessor to the recently released CollabNet TeamForge 5.2, CollabNet's award-winning ALM platform. CollabNet TeamForge 5.2 contains significant enhancements, including new features for Subversion management, lab management and cloud provisioning capabilities, and an Agile-ready plug-in for the Hudson continuous integration engine. More information about CollabNet TeamForge 5.2 is available at

"The growth of the Indian IT market in the past ten years has been driven by collaboration between talented Indian software developers and project teams around the world," said Anil Bakshi, general manager and country head, India, CollabNet Software Private Limited (CSPL). "Thousands of developers in India are engaged in this type of collaborative development using CollabNet's products. CSPL has nearly 100 employees here in Chennai who were instrumental in releasing CollabNet TeamForge to the Indian market, and they are thrilled with this recognition."

About CollabNet

CollabNet is the leader in application lifecycle management (ALM) platforms for distributed software development teams. CollabNet TeamForge is the industry's most open ALM platform, supporting every environment, methodology, and technology. With an integrated suite of easy-to-use tools that share a centralized repository, it is the only ALM platform that enables a culture of collaboration, substantially reducing the cost of software development. As the corporate sponsor of the open source Subversion project, the best version control and software configuration management (SCM) solution for distributed teams, collaborative development is in our DNA. Millions of users at more than 700 organizations, including Applied Biosystems, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank, Oracle, Reuters, and the U.S. Department of Defense, have transformed the way they develop software with CollabNet. For more information, visit

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