PowerBuilder developers get robust new CM Integration from Softool; CCC products allow PowerBuilder developers to manage individual objects within .PBL libraries.GOLETA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 5, 1995--Softool Corp., the technological leader in software change and configuration management (CM), Monday announced a revolutionary new interface between the PowerBuilder development environment and Softool's CCC CCC
A very speculative grade assigned to a debt obligation by a rating agency. Such a rating indicates default or considerable doubt that interest will be paid or principal repaid. Also called Caa. line of CM products that allows users to control and create versions for individual objects embedded in PowerBuilder libraries (.PBL PBL Problem-Based Learning
PBL Phi Beta Lambda
PBL Performance Based Logistics
PBL Planetary Boundary Layer
PBL Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (Australia)
PBL Philippine Basketball League
PBL Peripheral Blood Leukocyte files).
Using Softool's CCC/Manager or CCC/Harvest, developers who create and maintain applications with PowerBuilder now have access to full-featured CM that includes version management of objects, complete life-cycle modeling and migration, support for multiple application baselines, access control, change packaging, and extensive reporting and metric features.
With an upcoming maintenance release of PowerBuilder 4.0 (to be delivered later this year) and upcoming releases of CCC/Manager and CCC/Harvest, developers will get a bi-directional link between the two products, giving access to check-in and check-out functions from within PowerBuilder and access to PowerBuilder objects from within CCC.
"Object-oriented technology See object technology. and advanced development environments are making quality vendor integrations more important than ever before," said Linda Fritzsche, Softool's Director of Marketing. "We have worked closely with Powersoft to create a tight integration that will give PowerBuilder developers an effective way, beyond simple version control, to manage the change process to ensure the quality and timeliness of their applications."
A privately held and well-established company based in Santa Barbara Santa Barbara (săn'tə bär`brə, –bərə), city (1990 pop. 85,571), seat of Santa Barbara co., S Calif., on the Pacific Ocean; inc. 1850. , Calif., Softool Corp. pioneered the field of software change and configuration management (CM) in 1977 and remains the technological leader in the field today.
The company provides an enterprise-wide CM solution across every major computing platform in the industry, including multiple UNIX UNIX
Operating system for digital computers, developed by Ken Thompson of Bell Laboratories in 1969. It was initially designed for a single user (the name was a pun on the earlier operating system Multics). , Windows, OS/2, NT, MVS (Multiple Virtual Storage) Introduced in 1974, the primary operating system used with IBM mainframes (the others are VM and DOS/VSE). MVS is a batch processing-oriented operating system that manages large amounts of memory and disk space. , VAX (Virtual Address eXtension) A venerable family of 32-bit computers from HP (via Digital and Compaq) introduced in 1977 with the VAX-11/780. VAX models ranged from desktop units to mainframes all running the same VMS operating system, and VAXes could emulate PDP models VMS (1) (Virtual Memory System) A multiuser, multitasking, virtual memory operating system for the VAX series from Digital. VMS applications run on any VAX from the MicroVAX to the largest unit. See OpenVMS. , and cross-platform client/server development environments. Softool has offices and distributors throughout the United States, Europe and the Asia Pacific region.
Softool offers a total CM solution to its customers by providing state-of-the-art software products, extensive education, training and implementation support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services . In addition, Softool is the only CM vendor with the confidence, tools, staff and expertise to guarantee to its users in writing a successful CM solution by an agreed date.
For additional information about Softool or the CCC line of CM products, call 805/683-5777, fax to 805/683-4105, or send electronic mail to email@example.com. -0-
NOTE: Softool and CCC are registered trademarks of Softool Corp. Powersoft and PowerBuilder are registered trademarks of Powersoft Corp. All other names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies.
CONTACT: Softool Corp., Goleta
Alex Nathanson, 805/683-5777