Perforce Announces Acquisition of ALM Provider Seapine Software

Acquisition Expands Portfolio of Developer and Designer Productivity and Collaboration Tools

Minneapolis, MN, November 17, 2016Perforce Software, a leader in version control and source code management, today announced its acquisition of Seapine Software, a leading provider of application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, based in Mason, Ohio.

This acquisition expands the Perforce portfolio of developer and designer tools beyond enterprise class version management and code review, and provides customers with additional capabilities across the development pipeline. Seapine’s ALM solution accelerates development and delivery cycles through more efficient management of the product development process.

“The Seapine suite of products strongly complements the Perforce portfolio and both companies address many of the same enterprise product development needs including traceability, auditability, and predictability of the development process for high value assets,” says Janet Dryer, Perforce CEO. “The depth and experience the Seapine team has in ALM and building efficiency and quality into the development pipeline is a welcome addition to the Perforce team.”

Seapine’s ALM solutions help companies manage the process of developing high-quality complex products—often in regulated industries, such as life sciences, automotive and financial services. Seapine’s solution consists of scalable team-based tools for superior requirements management, issue tracking, software configuration management, automated software testing, load testing, and test case management. When used together, these tools provide end-to-end traceability of artifacts, resulting in increased product quality and development predictability.

“We found the technology, teams, and application development expertise at these two companies to be a great fit,” says Rick Riccetti, CEO, Seapine Software. “Our leadership team is excited about the opportunity to expand the capabilities and the reach of the Seapine portfolio with the resources and support of an organization like Perforce.”

About Perforce

Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is best known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content – source code, art files, video files, images, libraries - while supporting the developer and build tools your teams need to be productive, such as Git, Visual Studio, Jenkins, Adobe, Maya and many others. Perforce also offers complete project lifecycle management tools to accelerate a project’s delivery cycle by linking the requirements, test plans, source code, and helpdesk in an integrated platform. Perforce is trusted by the world’s most innovative brands, including NVIDIA, Pixar, Scania, EA, Ubisoft, and VMware. The company has offices in the US, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and Australia, and sales partners around the globe. For more information, please visit www.perforce.com

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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 www.seapine.com.

Media Contact:
Sarah Carefoot
Director, Corporate Communications
(513) 754-1655
carefoots@seapine.com

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