InstallShield


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InstallShield

A popular install program for Windows from Macrovision Corporation, Santa Clara, CA (www.macrovision.com). InstallShield was one of the first commercial programs that was deployed and used to install hundreds of millions of applications worldwide. Developed by the InstallShield Software Corporation, Schaumburg, IL, which was founded in 1987, the company became a branch of Macrovision in 2004.
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The company's proven solutions, including the FLEXnet and InstallShield product lines, have been simplifying the business relationship between software and hardware producers and their enterprise and government customers for more than 20 years.
Electronic licensing, copy protection and digital rights management technologies company Macrovision Corp (Nasdaq: MVSN) is to acquire software firm InstallShield Software Corp.
This will allow companies to focus more on its testing efforts, improve the reliability of patch deployments and reduce the total cost of ownership, according to InstallShield.
Intraware and InstallShield have joined forces to produce a solution that pairs InstallShield's automatic desktop and server updating capabilities with the SubscribeNet service's order-based access controls-resulting in a one-stop, end-to-end, automated and personalized update solution.
"Organizations that are moving to Windows 2000 or Windows XP are experiencing significant cost-of-ownership benefits by using AdminStudio to migrate, configure, and standardize their software deployment packages," said Viresh Bhatia, CEO, InstallShield Software Corporation.
This upgrade from InstallShield for Windows Installer 1.5 offers the industry's most advanced features, introducing powerful debugging and validation capabilities, advanced source code control integration, and significant productivity and ease-of-use enhancements.
Foul-ups by developers will be even harder to achieve, insists InstallShield, which has added a wizard to watch over the installation process and alert users in danger of committing errors.
This will, according to InstallShield, save development time, support costs and deployment success.
InstallShield Software and Red Bend Software have available vBuild 2.0, the latest version of the solution software downloads.
InstallShield Software Corporation, a provider of software packaging and deployment solutions, has completed its company-wide upgrade to Siebel eBusiness Applications from Siebel Systems, Inc., a provider of eBusiness applications software.
Marimba will integrate with other installation wizards in time, including InstallShield. Also new this time is remote Tuner administration, now giving the same level of control of remote Tuners as the ones on the network.