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Platform for managing all phases of software development lifecycle: Kovair Software, Inc.


Kovair Software, Inc. a Silicon Valley based software Product Company specializing in the domain of adapters/connectors for ALM/SDLC tools and Integrated Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions. The India office is located at Sector V Kolkata, the IT hub for eastern India. Kovair’s objective is to connect all the processes ranging from Requirements Elicitation to Design & Development to Delivery & Deployment and make the entire ALM/Software Development Lifecycle better, faster and more efficient. IT and Software teams use Kovair products to foster collaboration, automate workflow and improve product quality – ensuring successful delivery. The firm’s business products are of B2B type and cater to the software development industry across various verticals – BFSI, Manufacturing, Networking, Telecom, Defense, IT consulting and more.

Kovair’s business products are of B2B type and cater to the software development industry across various verticals – BFSI, Manufacturing, Networking, Telecom, Defense, IT consulting and more.

Independent Software Vendors – ISVs, Software product development and project management companies use Kovair’s ALM platform and integration solutions to develop or manage software applications for commercial or in-house purpose.

Kovair Integrated ALM provides you a centralized web based integrated platform that helps you in having an end-to-end visibility on the entire application or product development. The stakeholders while remaining in their existing external tools can still collaborate in a real-time manner. This helps organizations to make the development process faster with better quality.

Distinguished architecture

Kovair delivers custom configured solutions or pre-configured out of the box applications like ALM and ITSM. These applications are configured on the Kovair application platform that allows users to replicate their entire lifecycle story in the system.

Web Based Central Repository

Kovair is a 100% web based solution. This allows geographically distributed stakeholders to work on the same source of information and also eliminates the need of any client side installation. It enhances both internal and external collaboration between stakeholders.

Objects and Relationships

Kovair does not restrict or forces you to change your way of working and abides by the configuration of the tool you use. With the unique capability of creating different objects and defining the relationships between them, Kovair gives the flexibility of configuring the solution as per your existing working model.

Kovair Omnibus

Kovair Omnibus is an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) platform that seamlessly connects applications and data using SOA Architecture.

Software teams are using multiple tools that are considered to be best of the breed but unfortunately most of them work in silos without sharing data in real time. Kovair Omnibus enables you to connect 100+ applications so that you can create a unified and highly productive development environment. This helps organizations to achieve cross-team and cross-tool collaboration across disparate systems.

Kovair DevOps

The pace of delivery in today’s software world has never been faster and more competitive. IT teams of organizations are always getting challenged with increasing demands both from the market as well as their own lines of Business. These demands have raised the need for implementation of Continuous Delivery (CD) and DevOps practices. Organizations need to implement solutions for achieving faster delivery in a more predictable, scalable and productive way by automating their delivery process with complete visibility to every stage of the release process in a collaborative manner.

Kovair Software with its Kovair DevOps offering helps organizations to drive this transformation and improve their IT efficiency by automating and orchestrating software releases, pipelines, and deployments across multiple environments.

Kovair Project Portfolio Management

Kovair PPM is a one stop solution that provides a unified platform to manage budget, schedule, resources, and actuals through a single interface. Kovair PPM deliver greater value to the organization by connecting planning to execution. It enables IT leaders to optimize their project portfolios, manage the capacity of resources against the demands raised from different projects, and connects plans and resources to the actual project execution. Using Kovair PPM, organizations can define strategic initiatives to portfolio to projects to their outcomes. It allows to define strategic initiatives, choose the relevant projects for execution, provide deeper insights into development, projects and programs by generating EVMs at all levels, providing valuable inputs to the management, enabling them in making data-oriented decisions.

Meet Bipin Shah, Chairman and CEO

Bipin Shah has been a veteran of Silicon Valley for over 3 decades and has worked both in the Semiconductor and Software domains. He has been VP of Global Operations for Altera – a major PLD- FPGA company – recently acquired by Intel, where he helped operationally grow the company from zero to over $500M in revenue over 11 years. Prior to that he started his chip career at Fairchild where over a period of 11 year he held positions in Engineering, Quality and Reliability and Manufacturing Management.

His software career started with Kovair where since early 2005 he has transformed the company into an Integrated ALM solutions provider and a leading provider of integrations for major third party development and other tools with Kovair’s trademark Omnibus Integration Platform.

Bipin holds a BEE (Hons) in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and a MSEE from University of Wisconsin, Madison.

“Our business products are of B2B type and cater to the software development industry across various verticals – BFSI, Manufacturing, Networking, Telecom, Defense, IT consulting and more.”