SOA Software Adds Support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation Server

Integrated Governance Automation Leader Improves Team Collaboration and Control from the Convenience of the Visual Studio Environment

Los Angeles, Calif., June 10th, 2008SOA Software, a leading Integrated SOA Governance Automation vendor, today announced that with Repository Manager 6.0 and its compatibility with Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation Server version control, users can now seamlessly access artifacts stored in Team Foundation Server through the Repository Manager add-in for Visual Studio.  Repository Manager’s compatibility with Team Foundation Server version control enhances collaboration among users of Visual Studio 2008, resulting in high productivity and exceptional quality control of important software development assets and services. 

Through this Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation Server enhancement, Repository Manager users have the flexibility to specify artifacts (both project/solution-based and individual files) by label or by version for inclusion within Repository Manager-governed software assets. This both improves the visibility and management of these resources through the Repository Manager, and allows application developers to easily import those artifacts by reference into consuming Visual Studio projects/solutions.  Repository Manager 6.0 makes it easier than ever for .NET developers and architects to collaborate, enabling them to create and manage world-class business applications while adhering to an integrated and closed-loop SOA Governance process.

“SOA Software shares Microsoft’s belief that team collaboration and ease of use are prerequisites for application development success,” said Brent Carlson, Sr. Vice President, Technology of SOA Software. “The new Repository Manager for Team Foundation Server facilitates team coordination and significantly helps developers and architects with cross-platform development projects—without ever leaving the Visual Studio 2008 Team System environment. This is the latest example of SOA Software’s longstanding commitment to provide Microsoft developers and architects with convenient yet powerful tools to produce world-class software applications.” 

Repository Manager is a Development Governance solution that simplifies the creation, integration, management and promotion of enterprise assets and services throughout the complete development lifecycle. Its strong integration with leading application development environments and federation with all major run-time repositories enables customers to rapidly deploy multiple assets types and services within the SOA service lifecycle.

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