Press Release

26 Jan 2011

Last chance to register for Subversion Live

Major conferences on the future of Subversion to hit the US and Europe in February

 WANdisco, the makers of Enterprise Subversion with the most active core developers from the project on staff, is reminding Subversion users that there are just a few days left to register for the company’s Subversion Live conferences, which start next week.

Subversion users from a number of major companies have already registered for these conferences being held in Silicon Valley, CA on February 1, Boston, MA on February 3 and London on February 15. Hyrum Wright, WANdisco’s Director of Open Source and the release manager for the Subversion project for the past three years will deliver the keynote address. All of the major new Subversion features will be discussed, with particular emphasis on the upcoming release of SVN 1.7.

Attendees will have the chance to learn from the experts, exchange ideas and build relationships with other Subversion users and the Subversion community. They’ll also have the opportunity to meet with core Subversion developers and participate in shaping Subversion’s future.

WANdisco urges any organization currently using Subversion or considering it to attend – with individual sessions designed specifically for developers, administrators and IT managers, there's something for everyone regardless of their level of experience or involvement with Subversion.

For full information and registration details go to: .
Remember to use discount code WANDMRX250SVNLIVE to get 20% off on your registration.

Invest in WANdisco's Subversion Support Services and Support Subversion Open Source

Profits from WANdisco's Subversion support contracts ( are being used to hire additional Subversion committers and support the activities of the Subversion community. WANdisco's goal is to ensure that Subversion continues to provide the features that its users want and need and that the Subversion community has the resources to support these efforts.

WANdisco's Subversion support services are backed by a dedicated team of core Subversion development, QA and support professionals based at the company's offices in the US and the UK. As a result, all of WANdisco's Subversion support customers have access to secure, high quality live support and immediate fixes on a 24-by-7 basis regardless of where they're located. This is critical when problems arise and it's the reason so many organizations that want the same level of support available with commercial enterprise software switch to WANdisco. The team is led by Hyrum Wright, WANdisco's Director of Open Source. Hyrum has also been the release manager for the Subversion project since early 2008.

WANdisco also sponsors and contributes to the TortoiseSVN project, which develops the popular Subversion client for Windows. As a result, WANdisco is able to offer free downloads of the latest fully tested version of TortoiseSVN at

Information about enterprise-class support for TortoiseSVN can be found at:

WANdisco Offers Free Online Subversion Training

WANdisco is currently offering a series of free online one-hour Subversion training classes with five sessions scheduled between now and the end of March, 2011. Registration for these classes is available at WANdisco recommends early registration as space is limited.

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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.

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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.

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Alexandra Gee
VP Marketing & Communications