Seapine chooses Ideo Technologies to distribute its solutions in France

Mason, Ohio -- Suresnes, France -- November 27, 2002 -- Seapine Software, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an exclusive distribution partnership with Ideo Technologies, a specialist distributor of value added software solutions. Ideo Technologies provides leading edge solutions, which assist Global French Enterprises in managing their critical business issues. Ideo Technologies will manage the marketing, sales and support of Seapine's software development lifecycle solutions in France.With this agreement, Ideo Technologies will provide to its French customers and prospects a full level of support to the Seapine’s technologies. "We are excited to be able to propose to our customers TestTrack Pro, Surround SCM, and QA Wizard. These best of breed solutions are very popular in the software development space. And, they are very easy to use." said Thierry Bonhomme, COO of Ideo Technologies. "As the French distributor, we are offering Seapine's French users all the services available in the U.S. plus the added benefit of local support," added Mr. Bonhomme.Seapine's products include solutions for defect management, software change management, and automated testing. Seapine is currently shipping the following products:

  • 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 in the first quarter of 2003:
  • 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 Ideo Technologies is a great step for Seapine and helps us provide our French customers with more accessible product support," said Richard Riccetti, President of Seapine Software. "Ideo Technologies’ existing knowledge of the software development market, combined with Seapine's tools suite, provides a unique combination of skills, tools, and services that enable companies to deliver higher quality software more efficiently."About Ideo TechnologiesIdeo Technologies specializes in providing value added software solutions. Ideo Technologies provides leading edge solutions, which assist Global French Enterprises in managing their critical business issues:

  • With TestTrack™ Pro, Surround SCM, and QA Wizard, development teams manage their projects more easily.
  • With AlarmPoint®, production teams are notified as soon as a dysfunction impacts a strategic application.
  • With Duo-NetPresenter™, marketing teams improve corporate communications.
Several thousand customers worldwide use the solutions distributed by Ideo Technologies. For more information on Ideo Technologies and its products, 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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