Kovair Joins Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner Program
Kovair Joins Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner ProgramSANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/13 -- Kovair Software, a leader in Integrated ApplicationLifecycle Management - ALM, today announced that it has joined the Microsoft Visual Studio IndustryPartner Program (VSIP).Gathering requirements arent a matter of writing things down. Its a process ofdiscovery. So we should expect our requirements to be in a state of continuous change. Change isconstant and the one absolute in software development. Permitting changes to requirements in anuncontrolled manner throughout the development life cycle invariably results in confusion, missedschedules, and cost overruns. Frustration occurs between end users, analysts, developers, and managersalike. As the amount of requirements that is captured grows, it is most likely to get harder and harder tochange.Kovair Omnibus is an integration platform that connects more than 40 popular ALM tools from leadingvendors and open source groups. With Omnibus, Microsoft customers with heterogeneous softwaredevelopment tool environments can achieve connectivity to non-Microsoft best of breed tools in theindustry and achieve process automation, traceability and reporting across the entire softwaredevelopment lifecycle.Kovair offers Omnibus connectors for many Microsoft products, including Visual Studio, TeamFoundation Server, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.Omnibus is based on .NET technology and uses Microsoft SQL Server for data repository, making iteasier for any Microsoft customer adoption.Other Omnibus off-the-shelf connectors include various IBM Rational tools, HP Quality Center and QTP,Atlassian JIRA, GIT, CA Clarity, Subversion and Hudson. Integration using Omnibus improves softwarequality, accelerates time-to-market and provides more than 20% productivity boost with real-timemanagement reporting for globally distributed software development teams."Kovair has worked with customers of Microsoft tools for some time facilitating them to integrateMicrosoft and other tools. By joining the VSIP program, Kovair will be able to better align its productdevelopment with Microsoft roadmap and be able to help customers implement their developmentstrategies ahead of the curve," said Bipin Shah, CEO and Chairman of Kovair Software.
"Kovair helps development teams move to a modern and cohesive ALM environment by integrating andsynchronizing requirements, work items, test cases and other artifacts between popular ALM tools andTeam Foundation Server," said Tom Lindeman, Director of the VSIP program at Microsoft. "We arehappy to welcome Kovair to the Visual Studio Industry Partner program and look forward to workingwith them in further enhancing TFS and Visual Studio for developers."About Kovair SoftwareKovair is the innovation leader in Application Lifecycle Management Integration supporting globalsoftware development and management. Its Omnibus Platform is based on an Enterprise Service Busand includes adaptive workflow and highly configurable process management. Kovair solutions aredesigned from the ground up as an integrated web-based platform enabling anytime, anywhere access.Kovair customers come from industries where automated workflow and reliable predictable processesfor managing the application lifecycle are critical. Industries included are ISVs, Banking and Finance,Healthcare, High Tech, Government and Offshore Software Development Service Providers. Moreinformation on Kovair: www.kovair.com.Related Resources: ALM Integration , Quality Center Integration , JIRA Integration , TFS IntegrationPress Contacts:Mukesh AhujaVP Business DevelopmentEmail ContactSanta Clara, USAIndrajit MukherjeeDirector SalesEmail ContactKolkata, IndiaDr. Richard SaturMD Kovair Pvty Ltd,Email ContactMelbourne, Australia