Top Software Companies to Provide First Look at New Products at SD West 2004

Industry Leaders Choose Event as Forum to Showcase Capabilities and Unveil New Products and Services

Mar 10, 2004

In keeping with its 17- year history, the Software Development Conference & Expo (SD West 2004) is again assembling some of the hottest companies in software development at the Santa Clara Convention Center March 16-18th. Led by IBM, Intel, HP and Apple, the event's show floor will be filled with leading technology vendors displaying their latest tools, technologies and software applications.

"Companies continue to choose to exhibit and unveil new products and services at SD West because with its unique conference curriculum it is the leading event for the high profile, hard-to-reach software development leader," said Stan Barnes, the SD Group Director.

  Exhibitors presenting new products at SD West 2004 include the following:
  -- Catalyst will be unveiling the new Openmake 6.3.  It moves build
     management a huge step forward by giving developers the power to craft
     a completely customized build for any platform without having to write
     a single script.
  -- Electric Cloud will be showcasing how its distributed build technology
     uses clusters of inexpensive servers to run builds in parallel.  It
     performs on-the-fly dependency analysis to allow maximum parallelism
     while still producing correct builds.
  -- Encryptolock will display its anti-piracy product that combines an
     installer with a flexible, low-cost encryption solution. It also
     protects files, web pages, sand treams -- either online or as CDs/DVDs.
  -- Through the Mobilized Software Initiative, Intel Corporation and other
     leading technology companies are working together to provide a
     comprehensive set of software tools, services, architecture
     specifications and training programs to help design software for
     mobility. Intel and its partners will be presenting the facts on
     developing enhanced mobile solutions and the results through process
     automation and a more-mobile workforce.
  -- McCabe & Associates will present TRUEchange 3.0, an all new Java client
     that is a common multi-platform GUI with detailed data representation,
     versatile user control flows, client-side conflict resolution and more,
     building the foundation for the future of Configuration Management.
     TRUEchangeWeb, an optional add-on, gives users web-enabled access to
     TRUEchange 3.0's superior SCM functionality.
  -- Osellus will introduce IRIS, the first open standards-based software
     development process automation system. The product is methodology,
     process and technology neutral. It can be used to model, enact and
     monitor end-to-end software development processes. IRIS interfaces to
     the existing development tools to form a common management layer across
     the full development life-cycle.
  -- Perforce will be showcasing 2003.2.  It provides version control,
     workspace management and a powerful branching model to manage source
     code, documents and Web content on over 50 platforms. Geared for high
     performance, it works the way developers work and is easy to
     administer, from initial deployment to large-scale productivity.
  -- RIQTek announces the release of RIQTek Manager version 4.5u.  This
     release incorporates at a glance reporting and software tasks lifecycle
     concept into personalized Web pages to provide users with different
     needs.  It also supports goals associated with achieving SW-CMMI level
     2, 3 or above.  The release supports GUI of up to 4 different
     languages; namely, English, Japanese, Chinese Simplified and Chinese
  -- SourceBeat will be presenting Jakarta Struts Live by Rick Hightower,
     the latest addition to its library of open source book titles.
     Attendees will also get a sneak peek of upcoming book releases on
     Apache, Axis and Spring.
  -- TechExcel will be showcasing DevTrack. It is a Web-based defect- and
     project-tracking tool for software development teams. DevTrack tracks
     and manages defects, change requests, feature enhancements, and all
     other development issues. DevTrack provides workflow and process
     automation features, detailed searching and reporting, all configured
     with a comprehensive point-and-click administration tool.
  -- Velocitis will be announcing the release of Flywheel 7.2.  Flywheel is
     an agile, code centric tool for designing, visualizing and refactoring
     Visual Studio .NET solutions. Flywheel now includes fast incremental
     loading of large solutions, enhanced component visualizations, and
     complete cross language refactoring support with an integrated solution
     wide reference analyzer.

A complete list of SD West 2004 exhibitors can be viewed at

Detailed conference information including speakers, events and a complete schedule can also be found at

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