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Merant Sponsors New eBook on Enterprise Change Management

  • 14 August, 2003 15:33

<p>HILLSBORO, Ore. – August 14, 2003 – Merant (NASDAQ: MRNT; LSE: MRN), a leading provider of software and services that delivers flexible control of code, content, and other business-critical assets, and, Inc., the worldwide leader in corporate sponsored and custom e-publishing, today announced the release of the eBook, The Definitive Guide to Enterprise Change Management.</p>
<p>The eBook, which is free, is authored by Dan Sullivan, Chief Technology Officer of Redmont Corporation, with a foreword by Callum R. Kidd, Chief Executive of the Lifecycle Management Forum.</p>
<p>“This sponsorship reflects our commitment to help organizations understand the value of strategically managing change across the enterprise,” said James Rogers, Vice President of Product Marketing at Merant. “By enabling users to closely track, manage and control modifications in information assets, change management software and services can help companies boost productivity, lower costs, speed product delivery, and meet audit and regulatory requirements.”</p>
<p>Author Dan Sullivan, who specializes in evaluating, designing and implementing enterprise change management and unstructured data management systems for Global 2000 companies, will explore the ever-growing demand in organizations for a comprehensive enterprise change management solution. In this eBook, Dan provides strategies for systems administrators to manage change in the software development lifecycle, in system configurations and in enterprise content.</p>
<p>“Enterprise change management is a critical technology that affects developers, QA teams, project managers, release managers, product managers, development managers, IT directors, CIOs, tech writers and line-of-business managers,” said Sean Daily, CEO of Realtimepublishers. “This book will explain how enterprise change management applies to these jobs and functions and why the capabilities are needed.”</p>
<p>The Definitive Guide to Enterprise Change Management will be published on a chapter-by-chapter basis, as it is written. Registered users will receive email notification when each chapter of the eBook is available for download. The first chapter is available immediately and new chapters will be posted approximately every 5 weeks. To register, please visit</p>
<p>The Definitive Guide Series</p>
<p>The Definitive Guide eBook series provides timely IT content written for technical professionals, including systems administrators, senior IT personnel, advanced users and consultants. The titles in this series provide a wealth of information that goes beyond what is found in product manuals and white papers, and are written by expert authors who are veterans in their respective fields. The Definitive Guide series, like all Realtimepublishers’ series, are high-quality eBooks that are free to readers on Web sites of industry-leading, high-tech companies around the world.</p>
<p>About Realtimepublishers</p>
<p> is the worldwide leader in custom and corporate-sponsored publishing. The company is revolutionizing the publishing and IT education industries through its unique approach of creating high-quality publications and providing them at no charge to readers on the Web sites of industry-leading companies around the world. Current Realtimepublishers customers include HP, Microsoft, Citrix Systems, VERITAS, Quest Software, and more. For information about Realtimepublishers and its available publications, please visit</p>
<p>About Merant</p>
<p>Merant delivers the industry's most flexible and comprehensive enterprise change management solutions. Already in use at thousands of organizations across the globe, including 90 of the Fortune 100, Merant's products and services dramatically enhance the productivity, quality and ROI of customers' technology initiatives by allowing them to quickly and cost-effectively track, manage and control modifications in business-critical information assets. For more information, please visit</p>
<p>For further information please contact:</p>
<p>David Balazsy Merant 03 9522 4466</p>
<p>Shuna Boyd BoydPR 02 9418 8100</p>

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