Seapine Software Announces Partnership with Contemporary Software

Software development lifecycle tools vendor joins forces with top SCM solutions provider to create leadership position for Seapine tools in the U.K.Mason, Ohio -- September 27, 2002 -- Seapine Software, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an exclusive distribution partnership with Contemporary Software, a leading provider of SCM and software development solutions in the United Kingdom (U.K.). Contemporary will manage the marketing and distribution of Seapine's software development lifecycle solutions in the U.K. along with providing technical support, training, and consulting services."We are delighted to be working with Seapine. Their tools offer excellent value and functionality for programmers writing applications in specialist software companies and in corporate development teams," says David Whitehead, managing director of Contemporary Software. "As the U.K. distributor, we are offering Seapine's U.K. users all the services available in the U.S. plus the added benefit of local support."Seapine's products include solutions for defect management, software change management, and automated testing.TestTrack Pro: the market leading defect tracking and management solution.QA Wizard: an automated testing tool for web applications.Surround SCM: a version control tool that manages all software source code changes.In development are three more tools that are due to ship at the end of 2002:Load Wizard: a load testing application for both heavy load and smart load capabilities.QA Wizard for Java and QA Wizard for Windows: code testing tools for Java and Windows applications."Our exclusive agreement with Contemporary is a great step for Seapine and allows us to provide our British customers with more accessible product support, training and consulting services. Ensuring a seamless transition will be key, so we are already working with existing customers and resellers in the U.K.," says Richard Riccetti, president of Seapine Software. "Contemporary's existing knowledge of the software development market, combined with Seapine's tools suite, provides a unique combination of skills, tools and services to enable companies to deliver higher quality software more efficiently."While launching a new and exclusive relationship with Contemporary in the U.K., Seapine intends to continue relationships with its current distributors and resellers in the American, European, and Asian markets. Seapine is working with existing customers and resellers in the U.K. to ensure a seamless transition.About Contemporary SoftwareFounded in 1992, Contemporary Software is a subsidiary of Contemporary plc, focusing on supplying and supporting a range of carefully selected, specialist software development tools that enable customers to create effective, bespoke web and desktop applications within project and budget deadlines. From its Ascot offices in Berkshire, England, Contemporary offers full product support, training and consulting services. Get the full picture at

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

Media Contact:
Sarah Carefoot
Director, Corporate Communications
(513) 754-1655

Complete the following form to get in touch.