Seapine Software and 37 degrees Announce Global Partnership

Mason, Ohio -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- July 29, 2002 -- Seapine Software, Inc. a leading provider of cross-platform software lifecycle management solutions, and San Francisco-based 37 degrees, Inc., an end-to-end software quality assurance solutions company, today announced an integrated global strategic partnership. 37 degrees, Inc. will be the Global Integrated Solutions partner to Seapine Software.The partnership will enable 37 degrees, Inc. to integrate specialized enterprise software testing tools into its QA practice and offer its customers the complete range of Seapine's enterprise e-development tool suite including QA Wizard, TestTrack Pro, Load Wizard and Surround SCM. In addition, 37 degrees, Inc. will offer customized quality assurance services to its customers around Seapine products."37 degrees' vision is to provide end-to-end QA solutions to our clients," says Jagdish Amin, CEO of 37 degrees Inc. "We have been closely involved with Seapine's Automation Test products since the early stages of development and received tremendous positive feedback from our customers. Seapine's robust, industry standard software tools, combined with 37 degrees' software testing and quality assurance solutions, will give companies the tools and services required to lower costs, reduce time to market, and provide quality products to their customers."A recent study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology indicates that software bugs cost the U.S. economy an estimated $59.5 billion annually and although all errors can't be removed, more than one-third of the costs -- an estimated $22.2 billion -- could be eliminated through better testing systems that enable earlier, more effective identification, and removal of software defects."Clearly, our industry needs to do a better job of delivering higher quality software. The ROI of improved software development practices is simple to quantify and hard to ignore," says Richard Riccetti, CEO of Seapine Software, Inc. "Seapine's tools dramatically improve software quality while reducing the time required to test and deliver software products. 37 degrees' global presence and knowledgeable team will enable us to deliver quality software, and specialized consulting solutions to our customers."About 37 degrees, Inc.37 degrees is an end-to-end quality assurance (QA) solutions company with a focus on QA tools, independent software verification and validation services, and offshore virtual teams for software development and QA. 37 degrees has a global presence with offices in the United States, Switzerland, India, and international channel partners. For more information on 37 degrees' QA solutions, visit

About Seapine Software
Seapine Software, Inc. is a privately held technology company whose application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions help companies manage the process of developing high-quality complex products—often in regulated industries. Our award-winning ALM solutions drive the creation of recognized brands, life-saving medical devices, even games of the year.

Founded in 1995, Seapine has headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, and offices in Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Africa with over 8,500 customers worldwide. For more information, visit

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