WANdisco Announces Support for Subversion 1.6

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WANdisco Brings Enterprise Class Features and Easy Cloud Deployment to Subversion's Latest Release

The Subversion project continues to evolve and our customers will certainly benefit from these new features

WANdisco, a leading provider of infrastructure software for replication, scalability & high availability, today announced support for Subversion 1.6, the latest release of the world's leading version control system.

The Subversion open source community recently announced the general availability of Subversion 1.6. This new release delivers powerful features for both the client and server, including: better filesystem storage mechanisms, authentication data handling improvements and support for tree conflict detection

"The Subversion project continues to evolve and our customers will certainly benefit from these new features," said David Richards, WANdisco's President & CEO. "Our new product - the WANdisco Subversion Software Appliance, which makes the installation and maintenance of Subversion a snap, will also include this new release of Subversion."

"We are extremely pleased that WANdisco is committed to Subversion," said Dr. Blair Zajac, President of OrcaWare and senior Subversion committer. "The combination of Subversion 1.6 and WANdisco provides exceptional levels of performance, scalability and reliability. Now that WANdisco has launched the Subversion Software Appliance, maintenance, support and deployment just became a whole lot easier."

WANdisco's replication technology is used by Fortune Global 1000 companies such as Intel, AT&T, Honda, NTT and Motorola to achieve high levels of performance, scalability and reliability for their distributed software development efforts. Scalability and performance are major considerations for software development organizations with large distributed teams and growing repositories of source code, issues, documentation and other software development artifacts.


Subversion MultiSite, Subversion High Availability, Subversion Access Control and Subversion Clustering are all available now. For pricing and sales information, please contact your WANdisco sales representative at +1-866-846-0404 or on the web at http://www.wandisco.com/subversion .

The Subversion MultiSite Software Appliance that can also be deployed into cloud computing environments such as Amazon EC2 is also available now. For pricing and sales information, please contact your WANdisco sales representative at +1-866-846-0404 or on the web at: http://www.wandisco.com/subversion/appliance.

Free Webinar: Subversion 1.6 and Beyond

This WANdisco sponsored webinar will feature senior Subversion committer Blair Zajac who will discuss the new features in Subversion 1.6 and what future releases of Subversion might include. The webinar will take place on May 7, 2009 at 10:00 am PDT, Registration is free at:


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About WANdisco

WANdisco is a leading provider of distributed software development solutions. By using WANdisco's totally unique replication technology, software development can now occur anywhere without any constraints. Fortune Global 1000 companies such as AT&T, Honda, NTT and Motorola rely on WANdisco's suite of source code management solutions. For more information, please visit us at http://www.wandisco.com

About Subversion
Subversion (SVN) is a version control system initiated in 2000. It is used to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Its goal is to be a mostly-compatible successor to the widely used Concurrent Versions System (CVS).

Subversion is also being adopted in the corporate world. In a 2007 report by Forrester Research, Subversion was recognized as the sole leader in the Standalone Software Configuration Management (SCM) category and a strong performer in the Software Configuration and Change Management (SCCM) category.

Subversion is released under the Apache License, making it free software.

About OrcaWare

OrcaWare Technologies is a software development company that independently develops tools for its customers and for the open-source community. OrcaWare provides design and architecture consulting, installation services, and training classes for Subversion development teams. For more information.


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