Serena Software Named Champion in Info-Tech Research Group’s ALM Vendor Landscape Report

  • Serena Ranking Based on Innovation, Strength and Value of Process-Based Orchestrated ALM Solution
  • Info-Tech Research Group Names Serena Only ALM Vendor Offering Full Feature Set Ranked Exemplary for Addressing the Full Lifecycle, from Initial Requests

SAN MATEO, Calif. – Feb. 5, 2013 – Serena Software, the leader in Orchestrated IT solutions, today announced its ranking of “Champion” in Info-Tech Research Group’s 2013 Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Vendor Landscape Report. For more than 30 years, Serena’s ALM solutions have helped thousands of customers worldwide dramatically improve their overall application development process and significantly speed project release completion times.

Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.

According to Info-Tech Research Group, Serena surged ahead in ALM innovation to position itself as an industry leader, and placed at the number two spot among 13 vendors named in the report. Serena earned Champion honor for its high marks collected during the evaluation period, including for value, features, performance and usability pertaining to product scoring and viability and reach pertaining to corporate scoring. What’s more, Serena received an “exemplary performer” ranking for both its End-to-End Portfolio and also Development Integration.

Serena orchestrates IT for enterprise organizations across the end-to-end application delivery lifecycle. IT organizations can coordinate disparate processes, multiple tools and globally distributed teams from initial business request, all the way to final production release. Serena helps IT engage more rapidly and accurately with the business, accelerate globally distributed water-scrum-fall development and deliver applications more frequently into production – all while maintaining enterprise visibility and compliance to corporate and regulatory standards.

To access the full Info-Tech Research Group 2013 ALM Vendor Landscape report, go to: http://bit.ly/Vo9iBp.

Supporting Quotes
“It is an honor to earn Champion status in Info-Tech’s latest ALM Vendor Landscape report. And we couldn’t be happier to be singled out as having exceptionally high product value for our comprehensive and rich feature set as Serena’s commitment has always been to deliver customers the most advanced and high value technology possible,” said David Hurwitz, SVP of Worldwide Marketing at Serena Software.

According to the Info-Tech Research Group report, “Serena continues to achieve competitive differentiation through its Serena Business Manager, a full-fledged process management solution that orchestrates development. Using a process-based approach, Serena allows organizations to coordinate and integrate processes and tools across traditionally fragmented departments. Serena offers integrated support for mainframe and distributed environments beyond development.”

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About Serena Software
Serena Software provides Orchestrated IT solutions to the Global 2000. Serena's core purpose is to advance the business value of IT. Our 4,000 active enterprise customers, encompassing one million users worldwide, have made Serena the largest independent ALM vendor and the only one that orchestrates DevOps, the processes that bring together application development and operations.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Serena serves enterprise customers from 29 offices in 14 countries. Serena is a portfolio company of Silver Lake Partners, the leader in private investments in technology-enabled industries.

About Info-Tech Research Group
With a paid membership of over 25,000 members worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group (www.infotech.com) is the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has a fourteen-year history of delivering quality research and is North America's fastest growing full-service IT analyst firm.

Media Contact:
Tanya Espe
Kulesa Faul, Inc. for Serena Software
650-340-1912
tanya@kulesafaul.com

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