REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 26, 2012) - Serena Software, the leader in Orchestrated IT solutions, today announced its recognition as a Visionary by leading analyst firm Gartner in its 2012 Magic Quadrant for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)*.
The report states "ALM enables sustainable agile practices and distributed agile teams by creating a management framework that provides consistent, auditable records of the decisions and activities of agile teams. The collection of stories and the pulse of the agile team's change and development activities form a sort of team memory. In addition, the ability to have consistent metrics to drive improved decision making and process improvement is a key value."
Serena's unique orchestrated approach to ALM automates end-to-end application development, helping IT organizations efficiently capture all demand, easily define business requirements, manage software changes throughout the development lifecycle and repeatedly deploy releases with confidence. Serena's 4,000 active enterprise customers, who span the globe, encompassing almost one million users, enjoy greater visibility, faster time to market, higher stakeholder satisfaction and lower development costs.
To read the entire 2012 Gartner ALM Magic Quadrant report, visit http://info.serena.com/ALM_MagicQuadrantforALMAnalystReport__LP.html
"We are pleased to be recognized as a visionary," said David Hurwitz, senior vice president of worldwide marketing for Serena Software. "Gartner's 2012 Magic Quadrant for ALM affirms our innovative market leadership, while our considerable revenue and large engineering and field resources make us an ideal partner for enterprises from Stockholm to Sydney."
*Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Application Lifecycle Management, Thomas E. Murphy and Jim Duggan, June, 05 2012.
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About Serena Software
Serena Software provides Orchestrated IT solutions to the Global 2000. Serena's mission is to help enterprises orchestrate their IT operations for tremendous competitive advantage. Its 4,000 active enterprise customers, encompassing almost one million users worldwide, have made Serena the largest independent ALM vendor, and are now using Serena to orchestrate IT service management and other vital processes. 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. For more information on Serena, visit http://www.serena.com.