Pivotal Labs

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Pivotal Labs
TypeDivision of VMware
IndustrySoftware development
Founded1989
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California
ProductsPivotal Tracker
Websitetanzu.vmware.com/labs
Engineers pairing at Pivotal Labs

Pivotal Labs was an agile software development consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company developed Pivotal Tracker workflow software. It was a division of Pivotal Software.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1989 by Rob Mee and Sherry Erskine.[1] In 2008 Pivotal Labs released Pivotal Tracker, which was used as their internal project management and collaboration software.[citation needed] EMC acquired Pivotal Labs, and in March 2013, Pivotal Software was formed after spinning out of EMC and VMware. [2]

In October 2013, Pivotal acquired Toronto-based Xtreme Labs, a mobile app development company.[3]

In December 2019, Pivotal Labs was acquired by VMware and renamed VMware Tanzu Labs. [4] [5]

Products and Services[edit]

The company will use pair programming while doing its software development and also consults to other companies to help them use the method.[2] The company has provided consulting programming for several large technology companies in San Francisco.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pivotal Labs Team". Pivotal Labs.
  2. ^ a b Metz, Cade (2013-11-12). "This Company Believes You Should Never Hack Alone". Wired. ISSN 1059-1028. Retrieved 2019-02-28.
  3. ^ Swisher, Kara. "In a Big Mobile Move, Pivotal Buys Xtreme Labs for $65 Million in Cash". AllThingsD.com. Retrieved 2014-06-11.
  4. ^ Miller, Ron. "VMware completes $2.7 billion Pivotal acquisition". TechCrunch. TechCrunch. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  5. ^ "VMware Tanzu Labs: New Name, Even More Transformative Expertise". VMware Tanzu. 2021-01-13.
  6. ^ "Twitter brings in big guns from Pivotal Labs to help rebuild its troubled infrastructure". VentureBeat. 2008-06-12. Retrieved 2019-02-28.

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