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CollabNet Leads Enterprise Git Adoption With First-To-Market History Protection Capabilities In TeamForge
CollabNet provides IT organizations with a practical path to enterprise-grade distributed version control with much needed centralized governance and auditability for Git
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 6, 2012 09:03 AM
BRISBANE, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CollabNet® (www.collab.net), a global leader for Enterprise Cloud Development and Agile ALM products and services, today announced new TeamForge® enhancements that strengthen Git as an enterprise-grade source code management (SCM) option for IT organizations. TeamForge with Git and Gerrit improves code safety with industry-first tamper-proof audit compliance and "history protection." History protection ensures that potentially unnoticed events, such as remote branch deletions and forced pushes, are now detected and fully recoverable. Furthermore, TeamForge makes advanced Git/Gerrit code review workflows usable for the masses, shielding administrators from technical complexity by providing review templates that work immediately out-of-the-box.
"Git has certainly disrupted the SCM market. The new features in TeamForge, in particular 'history protection,' are equally disruptive as Git moves deeper into enterprise software development," said Bill Portelli, co-founder and CEO for CollabNet. "In the enterprise, dozens to thousands of Git developers will collaborate on branching, coding and merging – and a loss of data could shatter the schedule of an application project and the other projects and teams that rely on that code. The power of Git within the context of TeamForge is global collaboration with enterprise safeguards such as governance and history protection – within a social, community architecture."
Having Git history protection within TeamForge certainly provides value for individual and team software development. However, the impact of code saved by history protection can be far reaching across an organization, such as when this code is branched and merged on a repeated basis across multiple product lines with minor feature changes, such as for organizations building device drivers, printing software and mobile phones. In addition, the community architecture of TeamForge, combined with history protection, is uniquely suited where branching and merging using Git scales for larger projects across geographies and the enterprise. This is particularly true when standard horizontal applications are developed and then slightly modified across various vertical business segments or geographies.
The two major enhancements to TeamForge SCM include:
History Protection – an industry first and a "must" for enterprise Git adoption
Pre-packaged Code Review Workflows – improving code quality and developer productivity
To learn more about TeamForge SCM and enterprise Git please view a video at: http://www.collab.net/products/teamforge/git-for-the-enterprise. To download the Git software appliance visit www.collab.net/git.
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CollabNet is a leading provider of Enterprise Cloud Development and Agile ALM products and services for software-driven organizations. With more than 10,000 global customers, the company provides a suite of platforms and services to address three major trends disrupting the software industry: Agile, DevOps and hybrid cloud development. Its CloudForge™ development-Platform-as-a-Service (dPaaS) enables cloud development through a flexible platform that is team friendly, enterprise ready and integrated to support leading third party tools. The CollabNet TeamForge® ALM, ScrumWorks® Pro Agile project management and Subversion Edge and Enterprise Git source code management platforms can be deployed separately or together, in the cloud or on-premise. CollabNet complements its technical offerings with industry leading consulting and training services for Agile and cloud development transformations. Many CollabNet customers improve productivity by as much as 70 percent, while reducing costs by 80 percent. For more information, please visit (www.collab.net).
CollabNet, TeamForge, and ScrumWorks are registered trademarks of CollabNet, Inc. CloudForge is a trademark of CollabNet, Inc. Subversion is a registered trademark of the Apache Software Foundation. Other names may be trademarks of their respective holders.
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