SD West 2006 Opens Today, Showcases Hot New Products From Software Development Industry Leaders

New Products and Services Unveiled at 19th Annual SD West Santa Clara Convention Center, March 13-17

Mar 13, 2006

The software development industry's most innovative companies gathered to showcase their hottest new products at the opening of the 19th annual Software Development Conference & Expo (SD West 2006,, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, Calif. Running March 13-17, SD West features the latest innovations from IBM, Microsoft and other leading technology vendors, who will be exhibiting on a packed show floor, while attendees enjoy a comprehensive mix of training on the latest languages, tools, technologies and trends.

"When the software development industry's leaders want to showcase their most innovative products -- they bring them to SD West," said Stan Barnes, SD event group director of CMP Media. "Year after year, we provide the technical training, knowledgeable speakers and extensive networking opportunities -- this is why the most influential software professionals in the world continue to attend SD West."

Exhibitors presenting new products at SD West 2006 include:

AccuRev (Booth 416) will showcase its new AccuRev 4.0, which provides best-of-breed process change management for geographically distributed software development.

AccuSoft Corporation (Component Pavilion Booth 210-F) unveils two products, including VisiQuest 4.2 making prototyping and testing faster and simpler than ever. Also new is the AccuSoft Signal processing toolbox for VisiQuest, a comprehensive set of signal processing, analysis, and visualization functionality allowing scientists and engineers to easily apply and modify dozens of industry standard digital filters.

Addison-Wesley/Prentice Hall (Booth 419) - visit the SD West conference bookstore to browse new releases from Addison-Wesley and Prentice Hall, including essential books on programming, software engineering, security, Java and C++.

Aladdin Knowledge Systems (Booth 319) unveils the HASP HL v1.3, featuring an enhanced HASP envelope protection technology to prevent piracy & provide stronger IP protection.

CollabNet (Booth 203) will feature the CollabNet Connector to IBM Rational ClearCase, enabling the transfer of source code between IBM Rational ClearCase and the configuration management component of the CollabNet environment, CollabNet Subversion.

Electric Cloud, Inc. (Booth 315) showcasing its latest, ElectricInsight, a revolution in the way software builds are optimized. ElectricInsight provides a simple graphical display, such that error detection and performance tuning that once took hours can now be done in seconds.

Four J's Development Tools (Booth 502) introducing its Genero® db, the first database tightly integrated with Genero. Its patented "lock free" architecture makes it a high performance, enterprise-class relational database suitable for mission critical applications.

IBM Corporation (Booth 302) will be showcasing the IBM Rational Software Development Platform, a complete solution for developing software and software-based systems.

IEEE Computer Society (Booth 415) will be introducing ReadyNotes, a new tutorial series focusing on hands-on advice for practicing software developers, chip designers, computing researchers, and students.

Infragistics, Inc. (Booth 216) unveils Infragistics NetAdvantage 2006, a comprehensive presentation layer toolset for designing commercial class user interfaces for all Microsoft® development environments Windows Forms, ASP.NET, and Tablet PC. The company will also announce Infragistics® TestAdvantage™ 2006, a collection of custom libraries built using Mercury Interactive QuickTest Professional.

Intertech Training (Booth 318) introducing Complete .NET 2.0 for 1.x Developers, an intensive two-day course that exposes students to Visual Studio 2005 IDE, new .NET 2.0 namespaces and language enhancements.

Microsoft Corporation (Booth 202) - Meet some of the Visual Studio 2005 Team System development team and speak to experts and view demonstrations of current and future technology.

OpSource, Inc. (Booth 219) introduces OpSource Optimal On-Demand(SM) which reduces initial infrastructure and resource costs by 70%, and ongoing service delivery costs by 30%.

O'Reilly Media, Inc. (Booth 317) announces the Head Rush series-a fast- paced introduction for experienced developers- and "Head Rush Ajax," a book destined to help redefine web application development.

Progress Software Corporation (Booth 513) unveils Progress® DataXtend™ CE, data access and distributed caching software, providing high performance, object-oriented access to relational data for custom enterprise applications written in Java®, C++ or C#. The company is also introducing Progress® DataXtend™ RE a database synchronization technology that supports mobile and remote users that are not always connected to the enterprise network, or have connections that are not always capable of supporting the service-level requirements of their applications.

Rally Software Development (Booth 510) will announce the latest releases of Rally Agile Pro and the new Rally Agile Team. Rally's family of Agile software lifecycle management solutions unite Agile project management with tracking of requirements, test cases and defects so teams gain the visibility and collaboration needed to deliver high-value software in rapid iterations.

Ravenflow (Booth 417) will showcase RAVEN, its Requirements Authoring and Validation Environment, that takes plain English text and automatically generates UML use case and activity diagrams that everyone can understand.

Seapine Software (Booth 205) introduces Surround SCM 4.1, the latest in issue management, source code management, and automated testing, that includes enhanced IDE support and file handling capabilities for added user control and flexibility.

Sleepycat Software, Inc. (Booth 321) showcases Berkeley DB, Berkeley DB Java Edition and Berkeley DB XML, open source developer databases that provide very fast, reliable, local persistence with no administration.

TechExcel (Booth 422) will feature DevTrack, the premiere defect- and project-tracking tool for software development teams. DevTrack comprehensively tracks and manages all defects, change requests, feature enhancements, and all other development issues.

WANdisco (Booth 514) WANdisco introduces its suite of cost-effective, fault-tolerant multi-site SCM solutions for CVS, CVSNT and Subversion that use active-active replication to synchronize work from globally distributed development teams in real-time.

SD West 2006 will feature over 200 classes and tutorials in 12 technical tracks. Conference tracks will focus on the latest technologies being discussed by the industry's most innovative minds, including a C++ tutorial by Bjarne Stroustrup & Herb Sutter, and classes on Java Programming, Modeling & Design, XML Development, Security and more. Detailed conference information including speakers, events, press registration and a complete schedule can be found at

About CMP Media's Software Development Group

The SD Events Group is dedicated to the design and production of world-class events that focus on the education, training and support of software development teams working toward the successful deployment of software applications and services. For the past 19 years, the SD Events Group has provided the forum where the best and brightest gather to learn about the next big thing. Whether it was C++, OOP, Java, COM, UML, XML or Web services, SD was there first, providing professional software development teams' high-quality content, delivered by the industry's leading experts. SD West brings together all the major players in the software development community. The curriculum combines the best of traditional and next-generation development in a language neutral, platform neutral environment.

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