Seapine Software, a leading provider of quality-centric application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, today announced it has been positioned in the “Visionaries” quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Software Change and Configuration Management (SCCM) for Distributed Platforms report, published March 26, 2009. The report evaluates SCCM vendors based on their ability to execute and their completeness of vision.
“We are pleased to have entered the Visionaries quadrant this year, which we believe reinforces the progress we have made with Surround SCM both functionally and in the marketplace,” said Richard Riccetti, president and CEO, Seapine Software. “As a cornerstone of our ALM tool portfolio, Surround SCM has proven itself as highly reliable and very flexible in helping our customers manage complex change processes in quality-critical environments.”
According to the report, Gartner estimates the SCCM tool market has been growing on average 10% to 13% over the past several years, with new product license and maintenance revenue of approximately $810 million in 2007. This growth rate is expected to continue through 2013 with focus on products that incorporate ALM capabilities. The report also notes there is a significant follow-on market for consulting and services related to implementing SCCM tools and methods to use them.
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About Seapine Software
With over 8,500 customers worldwide, Seapine Software, Inc. (seapine.com) is the leading provider of quality-centric application lifecycle management solutions. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with offices in Europe and Asia-Pacific, Seapine’s development tools help organizations of all sizes streamline communication, improve traceability, achieve compliance, and deliver quality products. Seapine's products support best practices, integrate into all popular development environments, and run on Microsoft Windows®, Apple Macintosh®, Linux®, and Sun Solaris® platforms.