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CollabNet Community Membership Tops 200,000

collabXchange Online Integration Marketplace Offers Community Members Integrations With Software From Microsoft, Oracle, Sun, and Others

BRISBANE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/03/09 -- CollabNet, the leader in distributed application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, announced today that more than 200,000 members have now joined openCollabNet, the end-user and developer community for the CollabNet platform and Subversion. More than 20,000 new members join the rapidly growing community each month, and the community's website delivers more than five million page views per month. CollabNet also announced today that more than 20 products that integrate third-party software, such as Eclipse, NetBeans, and Visual Studio, with the CollabNet platform and Subversion are now available on collabXchange, an online integration marketplace accessible to openCollabNet members. Free openCollabNet memberships are available at, and members can download integration products at

In addition to access to collabXchange, openCollabNet members also benefit from valuable community resources not available on the company's public website. These include in-depth help and community technical support, free software downloads and libraries, and opportunities to start or participate in an integration development project. Members also receive the openCollabNet Technical Newsletter and notifications of software releases and patches.

"Collaborative software development based on the best practices of open source communities can increase productivity and reduce costs while encouraging participation and oversight," said Rich Wolverton, applications architect, Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. "Our membership in the openCollabNet community ensures that essential integrations from CollabNet, the community, and CollabNet Technology Partners are available to us, providing us with a complete solution for distributed ALM. CollabNet's open platform is transforming software development at the Commonwealth of Massachusetts."

collabXchange Integration Marketplace

CollabNet provides the industry's most open and extensible platform for distributed ALM, enabling CollabNet Technology Partners to rapidly and easily create integrated products for distribution on collabXchange, expanding their potential customer bases to include the millions of software developers using the CollabNet platform today. Developers at the world's largest open source communities, including,, and, and hundreds of organizations, including Applied Biosystems, Deutsche Bank, Reuters, and the U.S. Department of Defense, use the CollabNet platform. Fourteen CollabNet Technology Partners, including Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Oracle, and Sun Microsystems, have made integrations available for download on collabXchange. Information about becoming a CollabNet Technology Partner is available at

"The CollabNet ecosystem is the fastest-growing community in the ALM industry," said Mike Bellissimo, vice president, services, CollabNet. "The open and accessible nature of the openCollabNet community mirrors the open nature of our distributed ALM platform, providing benefits for everyone: CollabNet platform and Subversion users have convenient access to a wide array of third-party software products that enhance their distributed ALM environments, and our partners have attractive opportunities to engage with our active and expanding user base."

Learn more about CollabNet's products and community ecosystem at

About CollabNet

CollabNet is the leader in application lifecycle management (ALM) platforms for distributed software development teams. CollabNet SourceForge Enterprise is the industry's most open ALM platform, supporting every environment, methodology, and technology. With an integrated suite of easy-to-use tools that share a centralized repository, it is the only ALM platform that enables a culture of collaboration, substantially reducing the cost of software development. As the corporate sponsor of the open source Subversion project, the best version control and software configuration management (SCM) solution for distributed teams, collaborative development is in our DNA. Millions of users at more than 700 organizations, including Applied Biosystems, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank, Oracle, Reuters, and the U.S. Department of Defense, have transformed the way they develop software with CollabNet. For more information, visit

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