AccuRev and AnthillPro Maker, Urbancode, Partner to Advance Process Automation and Agile Adoption: Combines Best-of-Breed Software Configuration Management with Leading Build Management and Application Lifecycle Automation Server

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AccuRev Inc., and Urbancode, provider of process automation products such as build management and Application Lifecycle Automation servers, today announced a joint technology and marketing partnership. The partnership has been formed to advance process automation and Agile adoption though a combination of AccuRev's process-centric software configuration management (SCM) and Urbancode's application lifecycle automation solutions. In addition, both companies have strong overlap in the ISV, embedded software and financial markets where mission critical software development is key to business success.

    As an AccuRev Technology Partner, Urbancode furthers AccuRev's best-of-breed application lifecycle management (ALM) coverage in the areas of distributed builds, automated tests, promotions, deployments, and release management. AccuRev adds value to Urbancode's customers that are struggling to meet the challenges of today's complex geographically distributed and parallel development or wish to move to a more Agile development environment.

Maciej Zawadzki, CEO of Urbancode, said, "Many of our clients are looking to change their current software change and configuration management tools or increase the effectiveness of their application lifecycle management solutions to advance source control, issue management and process automation across the application development lifecycle. AccuRev and Urbancode are a perfect fit for many of our customers and we're very excited about strengthening our relationship."

Cliff Utstein, vice president of sales marketing, AccuRev Inc., said, "The partnership with Urbancode gives our joint customers the benefits of an integrated application lifecycle management (ALM) solution based on the best-of-breed tool sets of AccuRev SCM and AnthillPro. A recent AccuRev customer survey revealed a strong desire to improve their build process, and through this partnership we are providing our customers with a compelling solution that addresses this need."

About Urbancode

Urbancode develops process automation products such as Build Management and Application Lifecycle Automation Servers.

AnthillPro grew out of its own need as software developers for process automation tools. Generation one, launched in 2001, delivered build automation and management. Now, in its third generation, AnthillPro3 manages processes starting at the time that a developer commits code and ending at the time such code ends up in production. This includes: the build, automated testing, deployment, release, and others processes. Savvy, market leading companies from the financial, banking, insurance, software, and high-tech industries (including 25 of the Fortune 100) rely on AnthillPro for Continuous Integration, Build Management, Deployment Management, and Application Lifecycle Automation.

AnthillPro3 is a product of Urbancode. Urbancode is headquartered in Cleveland, OH with offices in Chicago and Denver. It has been creating value for a diverse portfolio of clients since 1996.

About AccuRev Inc.

AccuRev's software configuration management (SCM) solution is architected to solve the problems associated with today's complex and changing software development environments, while bridging the needs of both developers and managers to improve productivity with a lower total cost of ownership. The AccuRev interface, with integrated issue-based workflow, advanced visualization, process automation, and artifact traceability, improves collaboration, visibility and management of multiple releases developed in parallel for geographically distributed or outsourced teams to remain agile and competitive.

AccuRev supports open standards and SOA-based development tool interoperability across Microsoft Windows, Linux, and UNIX platforms and provides native support for the most commonly used software development methodologies including Agile, iterative, and waterfall. AccuRev, the fastest growing SCM company and two-time Jolt Product Excellence Award recipient, is used by a growing number of global enterprises including American Airlines, Orbitz, Polycom, Thomson Financial, Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin. AccuRev, Inc. is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts and is privately held. More information about AccuRev can be found at http://www.accurev.com, or by calling 1-800-383-8170 (US and Canada), and 1-781-861-8700 (Outside North America).

Copyright (C) 2007 AccuRev, Inc. AccuRev is a registered trademark of AccuRev, Inc. Urbancode and AnthillPro are registered trademarks of Urbancode. All other trademarks mentioned in this release are the property of their respective owners.

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