Borland announces a strengthening of its relationship with Hewlett-Packard around the Borland ALM tools suite. The application lifecycle management relationship is based on Borland's longstanding agreement with EDS, which HP acquired.
announced April 9 a newly strengthened relationship with
Hewlett-Packard, in which the systems maker will standardize on Borland's
application lifecycle management technology.
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Borland announced that HP will include Borland's Open ALM portfolio of
products, including Borland StarTeam, Borland CaliberRM, and Borland
Together, in its software delivery infrastructure. This bolsters the original
partnership between Borland and Electronic Data Systems, which HP acquired Aug. 26, 2008. Borland
said in a news release:
In addition to using Borland's ALM
products internally, the agreement provides HP the opportunity to
resell Borland's portfolio and use the products to deliver application
development services to clients around the world.
"We're pleased that Borland will continue its strategic role in helping
HP deliver world-class software and services," said Erik Prusch, acting
president and CEO of Borland. "HP is known
for its innovation and high-quality products, and Borland's technology helps
them capture requirements, manage change and deliver software reliably on a
global scale. Borland technology drives efficiency, visibility and control
within software projects and delivers returns on investment that are unmatched
in the industry."