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News Release

Serena Software Launches Dimensions CM 12 To Provide One Secure Path to Production
Released: 24th May 2011
Publisher: Serena Software

Updates include providing a single central console for release management

St Albans, UK – 24th May 2011 – Serena Software, a leader in orchestrated application development, IT and business processes, today announced the availability of Serena Dimensions CM 12, the newest and most powerful version of its software change and configuration management (SCCM) solution. Dimensions CM 12 supports improved processes around release management through a convenient single console for viewing, scheduling, and executing release deployments and rollbacks.

New features and capabilities in version 12 include:

  • New Deployment View with a centralised console for release managers to view, execute and schedule deployments and rollbacks
  • Provides a gold repository for all release-ready code, which is critical for IT organisations that have multiple development tools in use across various development teams
  • Greater granularity and flexibility in managing promotions and deployments, demotions and rollbacks, simplifying role-based security and separations of concerns
  • Enhanced capabilities for customers to promote and deploy releases at a later date, enabling alignment with resource availability

“Over the years Dimensions CM has earned a reputation for being one of the fastest integrated application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions on the market and has helped thousands of customers increase development efficiencies, lower development costs and risks, and ensure compliance to standards. Customer success around releasing applications into the business is not just about speed alone, but about being able to provide a straightforward and secure path to production,” commented Jeff Westenhaver, Product Marketing Manager, Mainframe and Release Management at Serena Software. “Dimensions CM 12 makes it easier for release managers to see across the entire process and orchestrate it successfully, even when multiple teams are involved.”

Dimensions CM supports organisations in establishing a repeatable, reliable release management process that saves them time and money. It integrates with many popular application lifecycle tools straight out of the box, including integrated development environments (IDEs) like .NET and Eclipse, defect tracking, build, test management tools, and help desks. For more information on the new version of Serena Dimensions CM, please visit

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About Serena Software
Serena Software provides solutions that orchestrate application delivery, IT operations and business processes for the Global 2000. Serena’s mission is to help enterprises orchestrate their world.  Its 3,000 active enterprise customers, encompassing almost one million users worldwide, have made Serena the largest independent ALM vendor, and are now using Serena to orchestrate IT service management and many other processes.  Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Serena serves enterprise customers from 29 offices in 14 countries. Serena is a portfolio company of Silver Lake Partners, the leader in private investments in technology-enabled industries. For more information on Serena, visit

Media Contacts:
Mark Kember / Carolann Bara
Goode International for Serena Software
Tel: +44 (0)1491 873 323

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