Press Release

14 Nov 2011

uberSVN wins Business IT Innovation of the Year award

WANdisco's ALM Platform for Subversion honoured at BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards, 2011.


WANdisco has announced that uberSVN, its innovative new open ALM platform for Subversion, has been listed as a medallist in the annual BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards. uberSVN is an easy-to-download, easy-to-install ALM platform for Subversion that offers both an integrated social coding environment and an integrated App store, uberAPPS.

David Clarke, MBE, Chief Executive Officer of BCS said: “On behalf of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, I’d like to congratulate all our winners, medallists and finalists. The awards are very rigorously judged so to be a winner or medallist means that you really are the best of the best.”

The BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards are widely recognized as a platform for celebrating best practice, innovation and excellence. The categories were open to organizations and individuals involved in IT across the public, not-for-profit and commercial sectors. The Business IT Innovation of the Year award highlights innovative new products and services that deliver tangible benefits for business users and customers.

“We are delighted that uberSVN has been awarded a medal for Business IT Innovation of the Year,” said David Richards, President & CEO of WANdisco. “uberSVN has seen tens of thousands of downloads since its launch in April, and earlier this year it was awarded the Made in Sheffield accolade. Receiving a medal at the BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Award is another great achievement, in what has been a fantastic year for both uberSVN and WANdisco.”

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.

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Alexandra Gee
VP Marketing & Communications