CollabNet Selected by AlwaysOn as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner
Recognized for creating technology innovations for the Global Silicon Valley
BRISBANE, Calif., July 24, 2012 — CollabNet® (www.collab.net), a global leader for Enterprise Cloud Development and Agile ALM products and services, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. CollabNet was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
CollabNet and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies were honored at AlwaysOn’s tenth annual Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 23, 2012. This two-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political, and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. Innovation Summit’s goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
“This year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 companies have been shaken up by the recent surge in on-demand and mobile innovation. This year’s crop of robust, innovative applications has launched a complex world of interconnected, sophisticated data being used by a voracious consumer and business userbase. Coupled with a massive smartphone and tablet adoption, the opportunities for this year’s winners are unlimited,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “The 2012 AO Global 250 winners are driving the technology market into new, uncharted territory, representing the highest-growth opportunities we’ve seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the Global Silicon Valley.”
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
CollabNet is committed to advancing the craft of delivering quality software through its suite of tools and world-class services and training. Leaders in open source and Agile-based development practices, the company is bringing the benefits of cloud development to the enterprise with CloudForge, a platform to leverage best-of-breed tools and hybrid processes through an incremental, flexible and strategic approach. CloudForge represents a major breakthrough in advancing cloud development by eliminating the manual complexity of hosting, integrating and gaining critical usage data from the tools of choice for developers and associated team members.
A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:
“The past 12 months have been extremely exciting and rewarding for CollabNet as we execute on our strategy to lead the enterprise adoption of cloud development within hybrid environments,” said Bill Portelli, co-founder and CEO at CollabNet. “We are honored to be recognized by AlwaysOn for the inspired work of all of our employees, partners and customers as we collectively move to improve the software development industry.”
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.
CollabNet is a leading provider of Enterprise Cloud Development and Agile ALM products and services for software-driven organizations. With more than 10,000 global customers, the company provides a suite of platforms and services to address three major trends disrupting the software industry: Agile, DevOps and hybrid cloud development. Its CloudForge™ development-Platform-as-a-Service (dPaaS) enables cloud development through a flexible platform that is team friendly, enterprise ready and integrated to support leading third party tools. The CollabNet TeamForge® ALM, ScrumWorks® Pro Agile project management and Subversion Edge source code management platforms can be deployed separately or together, in the cloud or on-premise. CollabNet complements its technical offerings with industry leading consulting and training services for Agile and cloud development transformations. Many CollabNet customers improve productivity by as much as 70 percent, while reducing costs by 80 percent. For more information, please visit (www.collab.net).