Seapine Software’s Adaptable Application Lifecycle Management (AALM) Suite Offers Support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System

Mason, Ohio—(BUSINESS WIRE)—February 1, 2005—Seapine Software, Inc., a leading provider of adaptable application lifecycle management (AALM) solutions, today announced its support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System. Seapine is currently integrating its software solutions with the Visual Studio Team System, enabling disparate teams to work collaboratively and experience the benefits of shared information, enhanced communication, and collaboration between lifecycle tools.Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System is an expansion of the Visual Studio product line, which will include an extensible suite of lifecycle tools designed to improve collaboration across the entire development team. As a member of the Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) program, Seapine’s continued focus is to offer up-to-date support across its AALM product line for Microsoft Corp.’s integrated development environment (IDE).“Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System will be the de-facto hub of the development lifecycle for developers targeting the Windows platform. The architecture Microsoft is delivering in Team System will provide a common communications framework for best-of-breed development tool vendors,” said Richard Riccetti, president of Seapine Software. “Seapine’s popular cross-platform development tools will snap right into Team System, providing programmers seamless access to their issues, source code, and test information from within the IDE.”“Microsoft is pleased that Seapine will integrate its solution with Visual Studio Team System,” said Prashant Sridharan, senior product manager in the .NET Developer Product Management Group at Microsoft. “Seapine’s solution enables our mutual customers to manage their development projects and easily track their progress from start to finish.”TestTrack Pro, Seapine’s defect management solution, will offer developers using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 enhanced support by enabling them to track their defects and task assignments from within the IDE. Users will also be able to access source files stored in Surround SCM, Seapine’s change management tool, perform various Surround SCM commands such as check in/out, diff/merge, get and share files, and view historical information from within Visual Studio 2005. In addition, QA Wizard, Seapine’s automated testing tool, offers full Microsoft .NET Framework support and allows users to easily regression test their Windows-based applications developed with Team System.

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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