VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tasktop Technologies (www.tasktop.com), creator of Eclipse Mylyn and the leader for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) integration, today announced that its Tasktop Sync 2.5 provides full support for Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2012. With Microsoft's recent improvements to its integrated toolsets and availability of Team Foundation Server as a cloud service, Tasktop Sync connects Team Foundation Server to a growing range of developer tools and extends the reach for developers building applications for .NET, Azure, Windows 8, and Windows Phone use. Tasktop Sync provides groups using Team Foundation Server deep data and workflow integration and connectors for a growing number of tools, such as JIRA, HP Quality Center and IBM Rational Team Concert.
"With the growing popularity of mobile and the increased adoption of Azure, the Microsoft development world is growing increasingly heterogeneous, as best-of-breed delivery stacks will become even more common place with the availability of Team Foundation Server 2012 as a cloud service," said Dave West, chief product officer for Tasktop. "Tasktop Sync provides the critical glue needed to connect all stakeholders involved in delivering software in such heterogeneous environments, ensuring that information flows securely between tools behind the firewall to tools in the cloud such as the new TFS 2012 cloud service and by ensuring that the right information is in the right place at the right time and preserving each individual stakeholder's workflows when Microsoft's TFS servers as the development system of record."
Tasktop solves one of the biggest and fastest-growing challenges facing IT organizations that are implementing enterprise-wide Agile, ALM and cloud development initiatives – the proliferation of the heterogeneous developer tool stack. First, it connects developers through its Tasktop Dev desktop synchronization tool set. Second, it connects cross-functional enterprise teams with Tasktop Sync, its ALM integration platform that uniquely automates the entire application development lifecycle. Together, the tools provide unprecedented integration of tools, data, people and processes that are increasingly important within today's fast-paced and complex enterprise IT organizations. With Tasktop, developers and managers have visibility into ALM work flow, real-time data sharing of cross-function activities and context into actual performance and business value.
For more information about Tasktop, its products and its support of Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 2012, please visit: (https://tasktop.com/resources/videos/tasktop-sync-microsoft-tfs-int).
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About Tasktop Technologies
Tasktop Technologies is the industry leader for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) integration and developer productivity. The company's mission is to connect the world of software delivery through its Task Federation™ technology that maximizes the flow of information between tools, people, teams and processes. Tasktop created and leads the Eclipse Mylyn project, with more than 2 million downloads per month, upon which its commercial Tasktop Sync ALM middleware and Tasktop Dev IDE tools are based. The company's innovative technology solves one of the biggest challenges facing the software industry today – the complete disconnect and brittle integrations of ALM tools. Tasktop's partner ecosystem consists of open source, point tools and leading ALM suites, to integrate more than 70 disparate ALM tools with real-time connectivity and cross-repository workflow support. For more information, visit (http://tasktop.com).
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