Press Release

11 Jun 2013

WANdisco announces Subversion Live 2013

Industry Experts and Developers to Discuss the Future of Subversion at Conferences in Boston, San Francisco, and London

 WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a provider of high-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data and distributed software development and a major corporate sponsor of the Apache Subversion Foundation, today announced the dates for its popular annual conference series, Subversion Live.

2013 has been an important year for the Apache Software Foundation, with the long-awaited release of Subversion 1.8, and its new merge features, as well as WANdisco, with the launch of SVN MultiSite Plus. Subversion Live 2013 will reflect the great strides made within the Subversion community, focusing on the new features announced in recent Subversion releases, expert-led discussions on the nature of software evolution, presentations highlighting the future of Subversion, live demos, and an in-depth committer roundtable at each conference.

Subversion 2013 sessions include:

  • What's coming in Subversion 1.8 and 1.9
  • The Flow of Change: How Software Evolves
  • Subversion: The Road Ahead
  • Practical TortoiseSVN
  • Move Tracking
  • Developments in Merging
  • Benchmarking Subversion
  • Apache Bloodhound

“We are excited to once again bring together Subversion's most dedicated users and committers to share their experiences and expertise in improving development and collaboration among the open source community,” said David Richards, WANdisco CEO. “The Apache Subversion community is a talented and dedicated group and we are proud to contribute to its continued success with Subversion Live 2013.”

This year's conference will take place at the following locations on these dates:

  • Boston, October 3 at the Westin Copley Place (10 Huntington Ave.)
  • San Francisco, October 8 at Le Méridien (333 Battery St.)
  • London, October 16, Lancaster London Hotel (Lancaster Terrace)

Visit the Subversion Live webpage to learn more about the conference and view the entire agenda. The schedule and speaker lineup is subject to change.

About Subversion

Apache Subversion is an open source version control system founded in 2000. It is used to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. 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. The Subversion project and software have seen incredible success over the past decade and Subversion continues to enjoy widespread adoption in both the open source arena and the corporate world. 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