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A Leading Partner for Secure DevOps of Enterprise and Federal Applications CollabNet

thesiliconreview-flint-brenton-ceo-collabnet-17.jpg“We help companies develop and deliver enterprise software faster.”

During the past decade, agile software development has gained great momentum and found its way into an overwhelming number of organizations. Meeting the challenges of the digital economy requires organizations of all sizes to increase their responsiveness to customer needs. Accelerating the development of applications must be done without sacrificing quality or security. CollabNet’s platforms and tools help enterprises and government organizations develop and deliver high-quality software at speed.

CollabNet - Security, Compliance, and Speed Redefined 

Founded in 1999, the company’s first product TeamForge became the industry’s number one open platform for enterprise software development, delivery, and collaboration. Headquartered in South San Francisco, with offices in six countries, the company also provides consulting and agile training services.

Leading companies and government agencies leverage CollabNet’s products to accelerate application delivery with Agile, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), and DevOps. Clients decrease costs through a guided adoption of open source tools, streamlined compliance, and the reuse of existing assets and processes in new projects. The company has grown to be the leading provider of enterprise cloud and agile development platforms and has plans to expand rapidly in Asia Pacific and extend its market penetration in DevOps. The company is also expanding through acquisitions. CollabNet supports more than 10,000 customers with six million users in 100 countries. 

Impeccable Products

TeamForge: TeamForge is an award-winning Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) platform for collaborative software development; it helps companies and government agencies accelerate software delivery while maintaining the highest standards of governance, compliance and IP security.

TeamForge SCM: TeamForge SCM gives organizations the advantages of distributed (Git) or centralized (SVN) version control systems, while providing a better experience for developers and ensuring compliance, governance, and IP security across all source code-related activities.

DevOps Lifecycle Manager: CollabNet DLM’s dashboard provides managers a single view of all the Value Streams in their portfolio – a view not only of the progress and health of each application, but also into the ways in which these applications contribute to the value the organization delivers.

Clarive by CollabNet: Simplify, automate and speed up the release management process with Clarive. End error-prone manual releases requiring exhausting amounts of IT heroics and endless troubleshooting. Clarive helps automate application delivery, providing speed and reliability throughout the entire delivery process.

CloudForge: Deliver great products to market faster with CloudForge, CollabNet's collaborative cloud-based development platform. Elastically scale with teams and projects. Deploy code to public and private clouds as well as instantly provision, integrate and manage development tools.

Subversion Edge: The easiest and quickest way to deploy Subversion servers. An intuitive user environment is perfectly complimented by a built-in user and repository management system.

Extol CollabNet’s Feats

A-listed Clientele:  HP, Intel, Philips, Barclays Global Investors (BGI), Redgate, Cisco, Bosch, Youku  Tudou, eBay, TNO, Qualcomm and many more. 

Proud Partners: IKANALM, RedHat, ISPW, Microsoft, Hitachi Solutions, Unicom, Tech Mahindra, L&T, Informatics Inc, and others.

Prestigious Awards: Winner of 2016 Best of Interop Award, recognized for 13 consecutive years as an SD Times 100 “Best in Show” winner, gold winner of the 2016 Golden Bridge Awards, etc.

Testament of CollabNet’s Success

“CollabNet’s ALM platform has significantly improved the communication between our Singapore and California development teams. The integrated tracker and Subversion SCM tools have allowed us to better manage our release process and issue management.” -Mike Pallas, Software Development Manager, Life Technologies

“CollabNet was a less complicated solution and was more graceful to meet our needs and easier for developers to train, use and administer. The solution also included collaboration capabilities and was more flexible.”-Brian Roberson, Principal, Barclays Global Investors (BGI)

“Our teams can access CollabNet’s ALM platform from anywhere in the world. Of the solutions we evaluated, CollabNet was the best fit for our combined organization.” -Mike Mezeul, Senior Director, ADVA Optical Networking

Glimpse of the Triumphant 

Flint Brenton, CEO: Brenton serves as the CEO of CollabNet, a Vector Capital-owned leader in open Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). He also serves as an Operating Partner at Vector, advancing its position as a transformational partner to technology businesses. Previously, he served as president and CEO of AccelOps, a provider of a leading IT operations analytics platform for cloud and virtualized infrastructures. Prior to that, he served as president and CEO of Tidal Software, a leading application automation software solution provider, which later was acquired by Cisco. After the Cisco acquisition, Mr. Brenton served in various follow-on capacities, including Vice President of Advanced Services and as Senior Vice President of Engineering for Cisco's cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) software offerings.

During his 25-year career, Brenton also served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of NetIQ's Security and Administration business unit and has held various leadership positions at NetIQ, Compaq Computer Corporation, BMC Software, and IBM. He received a Masters in Business and Public Management from Rice University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Mount Union College.

“Increase the speed and quality of software development and operations with CollabNet’s connected solutions.”