SOURCE: Kovair Software, Inc.

April 15, 2008 17:08 ET

Kovair Creates Multi-Tool Integrations With IBM Rational Tools for a Global IT Services Company

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - April 15, 2008) - Kovair Software, Inc. announced the creation of a seamless integrated environment by integrating five different Application Lifecycle Management tools for one of the top ten global IT Services Companies using its Omnibus, Integration Bus for IT™ technology.

This IT Company is currently using a mix of standard tools from different vendors including IBM Rational and some internal tools to support individual phases of Software Development and IT Services Delivery. These tools are not well connected with each other and the information flow between them is mostly manual, lacking coordination and synchronization.

"This company was finding it extremely difficult to gain total visibility into the status and progress of development projects," said Kovair Software Vice President Engineering, Atanu Majumdar. "They needed an open integration framework that can connect all the currently used tools in a simple and effective manner. Using Kovair's Omnibus SOA based Integration Technology we integrated these tools in less than 2 months."

This Global company is using Rational RequisitePro for Requirements Management, Rational Rose for Analysis & Design, Rational Test Manager for Test Management and internal tools for Business Modeling and Project Management. Kovair built the adapters for these three IBM tools and two internal tools to connect them to Kovair's Omnibus Integration Bus for IT. Having this bus architecture, Kovair obviated the need of as many as ten point to point integrations to achieve similar results.

"What this integration project indicates is that while other vendors may be making claims around the integration of their ALM/ SDLC tools on a common platform, Kovair has actually demonstrated it to a global company," said Bipin Shah, CEO of Kovair Software. "We are looking forward to addressing similar integration challenges in other companies having a wide range of tools from multiple vendors on diverse platforms and located across the globe."

The integration adapters are available now as an add-on to Kovair's flagship product, Kovair Global Lifecycle with the built in SOA based Omnibus Integration Bus and Omniprocess Workflow engine.

About Kovair Software, Inc.

Kovair Software, Inc. is the innovation leader in global application lifecycle management solutions, supporting globally distributed multi-site application development. It's 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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