The Silicon Review
Being a web based solution; Kovair gives users 24/7 access to the application.
A Silicon Valley based software Product Company specializing in the domain of Integrated Application Lifecycle Management – ALM solutions, Kovair Software objective is to make software development to delivery process better, faster and efficient. IT and Software teams use Kovair products to foster collaboration, automate workflow and improve product quality– ensuring successful delivery.
High Level 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.
Define Your 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.
Project Planning-Do proper project planning and stop possible bottlenecks before it actually happens. With the help of Kovair task scheduler, project calendar, resource availability, and workload it is much easier to plan and control the application development from beginning till end.
Anytime Anywhere Access- Kovair being a 100% web based solution is accessible anywhere and anytime. It can be accessed from Mobile devices running on Android, iOS and Blackberry.
Enriched Collaboration-Kovair has built-in capability of online review by the stakeholders. All the stakeholders can participate in a collaborative review process and ask questions, give their comments and votes for the feature, thus ensuring quality right from the beginning of the project. Being a web based solution; Kovair gives users 24/7 access to the application.
Automated Workflow- Kovair’s configurable IT Process Automation System provides a framework to define and follow software processes whether it is a Software Product Development, an eService Project or even Software Maintenance or IT Projects. Its Omniprocess Automation system has all the special features needed for the ALM workflow or the workflows required for software life-cycle management.
Fully Configurable- Kovair does not restrict or force you to change your way of working and abides by the configuration of the tool. 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.
Ensure 100% Uptime- The Kovair system is able to withstand major hardware or software failure without the loss of availability. This also applies during routine maintenance. Outside of planned maintenance, the system must be available 99% of the time when averaged out over the course of a month.
Count on Performance- In Kovair, Performance criteria have been considered in terms of maximum response times, which are pretty less compared to industry standards. The response times are end-to-end, from the point the request is submitted to the point where the page is substantially loaded such that all the relevant information is in the browser, even if some images or extra information are still downloading.
Scale Up and Scale Down with Ease-The Web Servers hosting the Kovair application and the Omnibus adapters can be placed under a load balancing mechanism thus enhancing the performance while accommodating for a higher number of users. The system has been designed in such a way that there is no dependence on any web server session – hence ensuring that there will be no issues even if consequent requests from the same client reaches different physical servers.
Cross Tool Metrics- Using Kovair you can generate all the necessary metrics as per the roles and responsibilities of the users. Live real-time dashboards and reports deliver all the key metrics to the stakeholders as and when needed. Kovair supports reports and documents of various kinds using multiple reporting options such as HTML, Excel, Crystal Reports, and Word Reporting.
Meet the Leader
Bipin Shah, Chairman and CEO- Bipin Shah have 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. He was then named President of Altera Japan where he grew Altera’s business in Japan from $55M to $120M in less than 3 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.