Press Release

08 Sep 2011

Free Webinar: Introducing Subversion 1.7

Well Known Industry Journalist Adrian Bridgwater hosts as Hyrum Wright, Subversion’s release manager and other core developers unveil Subversion’s latest major release.


WANdisco, a leading provider of Apache Subversion-based software and services for the enterprise, today announced a new free webinar – Introducing Subversion 1.7 - scheduled for September 28. Hyrum Wright and other core Subversion developers will unveil Subversion’s latest major release during this free one hour session hosted by leading industry journalist Adrian Bridgwater. Attendees will be the first to see exactly what new features this long awaited and highly anticipated version of Subversion offers and learn how to make the most of them.

Webinar attendees will also learn about an exciting new project that builds on Subversion 1.7 with world-class merge capabilities incorporated under the “newmerge” command, as well as automated update and commit features.

“This webinar, offered free of charge is yet another demonstration of WANdisco’s commitment to the Apache Subversion community,” said David Richards, CEO and President of WANdisco. “Who better to present Subversion 1.7 for the first time than the developers that created it?”

The webinar takes place on Wednesday, September 28 at 9am PDT. Attendance is free, but demand for this event will be high and space is limited. Register now at:

Webinar Host – Adrian Bridgwater


Webinar host Adrian Bridgwater is a freelance journalist specializing in cross platform software application development and all related aspects of software engineering and project management. Adrian is a regular writer and blogger with Computer Weekly, Dr Dobbs Journal and others covering the application development landscape to detail the movers, shakers and start-ups that make the industry the vibrant place that it is.

Adrian has worked as a freelance technology journalist for nearly two decades. His work has been published in various international publications including the Wall Street Journal,, The Register,, BBC World Service magazines, eWeek Europe, Imagine's Web Designer magazine, Linux User and Developer,, the British Computer Society, Microscope, Heise’s “The H” online, the UAE’s Khaleej Times & Maktoob Business & and SYS-CON’s Web Developer Journal and PowerBuilder Developer Journal. He has worked as technology editor for international travel & retail magazines and also produced annual technology industry reviews for UK-based publishers ISC.

Read more about Adrian’s Computer Weekly developer network blog here

About Subversion

Apache 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). 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. For more information, please visit:

About WANdisco

WANdisco is the world leader in Active Data Replication. Its patented WANdisco Fusion technology enables the replication of continuously changing data to the cloud and on-premises data centers with guaranteed consistency, no downtime and no business disruption. It also allows distributed development teams to collaborate as if they are all working in one location. WANdisco has an OEM with IBM as well as partnerships with Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Google Cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle to resell its patented technology. WANdisco also works directly with Fortune 1000 companies around the world to ensure their data can give them the real insight they need.

For additional information, please visit

WANdisco plc
Alexandra Gee
VP Marketing & Communications