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AppGyver Acquires AppArchitect and Releases an Early Preview of AppArchitect 2.0

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 19:44
AppGyver, a leader in innovative tools for rapid mobile app development, today announced the acquisition of AppArchitect, a drag-and-drop platform for creating Mobile Apps. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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FoundationDB Extends Performance and Scalability With Version 3.0

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 19:42
FoundationDB, the company behind next generation database software that uniquely combines scalability and consistency, today announced version 3.0 of its flagship product, the FoundationDB Key-Value Store. Version 3.0 offers enhanced performance ...
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Green Hills Software Delivers Embedded Linux C/C++ Debugger

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 19:41
Green Hills Software, the largest independent software vendor for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced a new MULTI software development environment for embedded Linux developers. MULTI for Linux leapfrogs all other solutions in the market.
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WANdisco Releases Non-Stop Hadoop 1.9.10 With Seamless Integration With Hortonworks & Cloudera

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 19:06
WANdisco, a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, today announced the release of Non-Stop Hadoop version 1.9.10 with support for Cloudera's CDH 5.2 and Hortonworks' ...
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Qubole Secures $13 Million in New Financing to Expand Big Data-as-a-Service Platform

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 19:04
Qubole, a leading provider of Big Data in the cloud, announced today it has secured $13 million in series B financing led by Norwest Venture Partners, bringing the total investment in Qubole to date to $20 million. The funding builds on recent mi ...
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Cloud Foundry Foundation Established to Advance Platform-as-a-Service

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 19:00
Cloud Foundry Foundation, the global standard for open Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), today is announcing its launch as an independent nonprofit foundation. The Cloud Foundry Foundation will be managed as a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project a ...
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SmartBear Supports Selenium WebDriver

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 18:47
SmartBear Software now supports Selenium WebDriver, an open source automation tool with one of the largest user communities in the software development world. New versions of SmartBear’s TestComplete and QAComplete now integrate with Seleni ...
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JetBrains Releases Upsource Code Review Tool That Knows Java Code

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 18:20
JetBrains has announced the general availability of Upsource 1.0, a new web-based team collaboration tool that helps developers read, browse and review code maintained in Git, Mercurial, Subversion and/or Perforce repositories. Both a repository ...
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Team Collaboration with Model Based Design and Polarion ALM

Polarion Software - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 17:30
Featured guest blogger from The Mathworks writes about the value Polarion ALM brings to product development with Simulink.
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websocketd

Software Development Tools Directory - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:55
websocketd is a small command-line tool that will wrap an existing command-line interface program, and allow it to be accessed via a WebSocket. WebSocket-capable applications can now be built very easily. As long as you can write an executable pr ...
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Seapine Software Launches TestTrack 2015 Featuring Interactive Task Boards

Seapine Software Press Releases - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 08:00

Version 2015 promotes collaboration, delivers new organization and data visualization features.

[CINCINNATI, OH December 10, 2014] Seapine Software, a leading provider of process centric product development solutions, has launched TestTrack 2015, the latest release of its core product development management solution. Interactive task boards, which enable real time project visibility, take center stage in this release.

“Unique to TestTrack 2015, and the market in general, is the combination of rich drag and drop task board functionality with an incredibly powerful workflow engine. This enables TestTrack to support agile practices, including in safety critical compliant environments that require electronic signatures at key state changes,” said Rick Riccetti, President and CEO of Seapine Software. “So, behind the simplicity of the task board is a flexible workflow engine that can enforce the most arduous processes. Artifact traceability, a key strength of TestTrack, is also created and maintained while working with cards, which is important to many of our customers.”

TestTrack 2015 features task boards to help development teams communicate and measure progress during a sprint, release, or other milestone. With task boards teams can:

  • Organize and visualize work with cards, columns, and swimlanes
  • Plan and collaborate during stand ups, retrospectives, issue, triage, and other team meetings
  • Gain real time visibility into work at the project, sprint, and user level

"It's important to note we have not replaced the ability to work with development artifacts in list views, which is necessary to quickly manage large amounts of project information. Users can easily switch between list views and task board views in one click, based on their work context," added Riccetti.

Additional updates in TestTrack 2015 include Matrix report enhancements for a quick view of end to end traceability from issues to source code, new sample projects to help users jump start agile projects, and help file improvements.

To learn more about TestTrack, visit www.seapine.com/testtrack.

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Parasoft Development Testing Platform (DTP) Release Solidifies Shift from Automated to Continuous Testing

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 18:16
Parasoft has announced today the release of Development Testing Platform (DTP) 5.1, which eliminates the business risk of faulty software by consistently applying software quality practices throughout the SDLC. The latest version of DTP further e ...
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Hadoop-as-a-Service Leader Altiscale Raises $30 Million in New Funding

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 18:01
Altiscale, a provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) solutions, has announced it has raised $30 million in Series B funding. This latest round of funding is led by Northgate, with participation from previous investors Sequoia Capital and General C ...
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Clarizen's Fall Release Puts Work in Context

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 17:56
Clarizen has announced its new Fall Release, which pulls workplace productivity tools together in a single solution to provide unparalleled insights and context for work. Inspired by customer requests, the award-winning Clarizen v6 platform now ...
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Citus Data Adds Fast Data to Big Data on PostgreSQL

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 17:54
Citus Data, creators of the horizontally scalable PostgreSQL database CitusDB, today announced that one of the most popular databases in the world, PostgreSQL, is able to deliver simple, elastic scale for operational workloads across large datase ...
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Oracle Delivers Increased Session Capacity with New Acme Packet 4600 Midrange Session Border Controller Platform

Oracle Database News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 14:00
Oracle Delivers Increased Session Capacity with New Acme Packet 4600 Midrange Session Border Controller PlatformNew system more than doubles the session capacity of previous-generation midrange solutions REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – Dec. 9, 2014News Summary

The increasing demand for services and applications, such as Voice over LTE (VoLTE), Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking, and Voice over IP (VoIP) interconnect, requires a session border controller capable of sophisticated mediation and management of IP multimedia traffic. Oracle’s Acme Packet 4600 midrange network platform delivers best-in-class performance and configuration capabilities with its tightly integrated encryption and transcoding in a single network module. This provides communications service providers (CSPs) with a cost-effective and scalable solution for delivering their next-generation services.

News Facts Oracle today announced the release of the Acme Packet 4600—the newest member of its market-leading session border controller (SBC) platform family. Acme Packet 4600 delivers a comprehensive and powerful range of network traffic controls for new, sophisticated communications services like VoLTE, Rich Communication Services (RCS), and high-definition video calling. The new network platform delivers two to four times the capacity of previous-generation midrange systems. It also offers the same software, high availability, and manageability inherent in the Acme Packet platform family, enabling CSPs to implement it without disruption while reducing capital and operational costs. With Acme Packet 4600’s unique combination of modularity and configuration flexibility, CSPs can seamlessly integrate new services and capabilities into their networks—all while continuing to operate within their current network infrastructure. The new solution is highly cost-effective, combining advanced capabilities such as encryption and transcoding, as well as 1 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) and 10 GbE interfaces, in a single network interface unit (NIU), significantly reducing rack space and energy consumption, driving cost savings. Oracle is a leader in the communications platform market, built upon the proven Acme Packet operating software. Acme Packet 4600 is designed to leverage this same technology, providing CSPs with the manageability and reliability they have come to expect from Oracle.
Product Details

Acme Packet 4600:

Supports up to 80,000 signaled sessions and up to 32,000 simultaneous anchored media sessions Provides IP security capacity of up to 500,000 security associations with IP Multimedia Subsystem Authentication and Key Agreement Integrates transcoding, encryption, and quality of service (QoS) measurements in a single NIU Offers carrier-grade high-availability and network equipment-building system compliance in a 1 rack-unit form factor Manages increasing numbers of protocols and compression technologies at interconnect borders
Supporting Quotes “The increased deployment of services like VoLTE, HD video calling, and RCS have become strong drivers for service provider SBCs,” said Diane Myers, principal analyst, Infonetics Research. “Acme Packet 4600 gives service providers an effective way to expand their network capacity and increase their service offerings.” “Acme Packet 4600 provides a unique combination of modularity and configuration flexibility and enables CSPs to continue operating their current network infrastructure without disruption, while seamlessly integrating new services and capabilities,” said Bhaskar Gorti, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Communications. “SBCs of this size and type will help both small and large service providers improve quality of experience and reliability, enhance security in new services, and comply with growing government regulations designed to protect consumer interests.”
Supporting Resources Oracle Communications Acme Packet 3820 Acme Packet 4600 Acme Packet 6000 Series Oracle Communications Session Border Controller Oracle Communications Session Router Connect with Oracle Communications on Diigo, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube
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How to Scale Scrum Effectively

Intland Blog - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 09:58
When looking for guides and strategies for Scaling Frameworks for Enterprise use, Scaling Scrum is by far the most commonly talked about with numerous Enterprise adoption case studies documenting the benefits. These case studies usually promote one or another of
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Spira v4.2.0.4 and KronoDesk v1.1.0.11 Now Available

Inflectra News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 01:00
We are pleased to announce the latest updates to our SpiraTeam and KronoDesk platforms. These updates are available for our on-premise customers and will be applied to our hosted customers automatically.
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Inflectra and Autom8 Announce Partnership to Enhance Manual Testing

Inflectra News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 01:00
Inflectra, the leading provider of software solutions for software testing, lifecycle management and agile development has partnered with Autom8 testing to provide an enhanced solution for accelerated manual testing
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Morris Medical Monday: Work Item Type “Software System”

Polarion Software - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 17:30
Polarion Consultant Daniel Morris looks at the "Software System" Work Item type in Polarion's MedPack solution for Medical Device developers.
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