Urbancode Named ‘Cool Vendor’ by Leading Analyst Firm
CLEVELAND, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Urbancode, a leading provider of build, release and deployment automation solutions, today announced the company has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the Gartner report “Cool Vendors in Release Management 2011,” by analysts Ronni Colville, Kris Brittain, and Donna Scott. Attendees at Gartner’s IT Infrastructure, Operations and Management Summit in Orlando or at Gartner’s Enterprise Architecture Summit in San Diego can learn more about Urbancode’s innovative solutions by stopping by our booth for a demonstration.
“We consider our inclusion in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner confirmation of our vision of end-to-end automation, from development to operations,” said Maciej Zawadzki, CEO of Urbancode. “We were innovators in build management, and with AnthillPro we have been leaders in delivering end-to-end automation used across development, release management and operations. With the upcoming launch of our UrbanDeploy product, we will continue to deliver on that vision and further enhance our position as market leaders in deploy and release automation.”
Urbancode’s AnthillPro helps development organizations scale while maintaining control. By integrating with source control, issue trackers, test automation, and other code quality tools AnthillPro combines build automation and management with visibility into code quality. Automation allows for faster feedback and shorter release cycles while efficiently implementing quality gates on the promotion path to production. Urbancode’s upcoming UrbanDeploy allows development, release management and operations teams to collaborate on reliably consistent deployments across environments. Out-of-the-box integrations with IIS, J2EE servers (WebSphere, WebLogic, etc), load balancers, and more allow organizations to replace cumbersome deployment scripts with reusable automated workflows.
About Gartner’s Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner’s listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose. Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn’t do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner’s interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.
Urbancode, technical leader in Agile build and release management solutions since 2001, offers the complete Enterprise Continuous Integration platform to get your builds and deployments under control: Replace manual script-driven bottlenecks with web-based self-service automation. Provide agility & control in harmony with fast feedback and audit trails. Customers in the financial, banking, insurance, software and high-tech industries achieve end-to-end automation using .NET, Java, and/or native technologies. Urbancode delivers complete lifecycle automation, management, visibility, and traceability, covering the span from build to production, from development to operations. Over 400 savvy, market leading companies — including 25 of the Fortune 100 — rely on Urbancode for Build Management, Deployment Management, and Application Lifecycle Automation.