Bugopolis Takes on Bugzilla

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2003-10-22 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bugopolis Wednesday announced Bugzilla Now!, its new defect-tracking solution for open-source tools users.

Bugopolis LLC, maker of open source developer tools solutions, Wednesday announced Bugzilla Now!, its new defect-tracking solution for open-source tools users. Bugzilla Now! is based on the Bugzilla defect tracking software created by Mozilla.org. Bugzilla Now! brings the Bugzilla software immediately to bear on users systems and enables automatic software updates via a Web browser, the company said. Bugopolis officials said the new solution is ideal for organizations that have shied away from open source software because of the time, expense and expertise required to maintain it.
However, Jim Walters, co-founder of the Seattle-based Bugopolis, said Bugzilla Now! eliminates those concerns with its defect-tracking and automatic update features. Although it could take an engineer up to two weeks to get Mozilla.orgs Bugzilla working effectively for an enterprises needs, Bugzilla Now! is ready to run immediately and provides a fast, easy way to use Bugzilla, Walters said.
Bugzilla Now! enables individual developers or developer teams to use an integrated defect-tracking system, Walters said. The open source Bugzilla software organizes the defect-tracking process and features a centralized system for entering and assigning defects, and tracking their progress. It features reporting, inter-bug-dependency graphing, security, and integration with the open source Concurrent Versions System (CVS).
 
 
 
 
Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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