Press Release

25 Nov 2013

WANdisco certified Apache Subversion 1.8.5 binaries now available

WANdisco Offers Latest Fully-Tested and Certified Subversion Versions for Free Download

WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a leading provider of high-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data and distributed software development and a major sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation, announced the availability of Subversion 1.8.5 and Subversion 1.7.14. WANdisco offers free, fully tested, certified Subversion binaries for download on its website. Both versions offer bug fixes for issues viewing differences between versions, improved compatibility with other Apache httpd modules, and improved support for externals that point at redirected URLs. Additionally, Subversion 1.7.14 also speeds submission of changes with deep change histories. Changelogs can be viewed here for Subversion 1.8.5 and here for Subversion 1.7.14.

WANdisco's Subversion binaries provide a complete, fully-tested version of Subversion based on the most recent stable release, including the latest fixes, and undergo the same rigorous quality assurance process that WANdisco uses for its enterprise products supporting the world's largest Subversion implementations. WANdisco’s fully-tested, certified Subversion binaries are available for free download at

Expertise Offering

WANdisco offers a range of training and support options, including a wide selection of webinars and training video modules for developers, administrators, and managers looking to boost their skills in Apache Subversion, Git and Hadoop. In addition, WANdisco’s support organization includes a dedicated team of Subversion committers with extensive experience in open source software ready to help global enterprises get the most out of their deployments.


WANdisco SVN On-Demand Training offers content created by Subversion experts, covering a range of subjects for users of all levels across a variety of topics. SVN On-Demand Training is available on a subscription basis and with this announcement. Visit for more information.


WANdisco’s regularly scheduled webinars include topics relevant to developers, administrators and managers, such as Introduction to Subversion, Advanced Branching and Merging, Mission-Critical Subversion and more. See the schedule and register for an upcoming webinar at and view past webinar replays at

Enterprise-Class Subversion Support

WANdisco's Subversion support services are backed by a dedicated team of core Subversion development, QA and support professionals based at support centers around the globe. As a result, all of WANdisco's Subversion support customers have access to secure, high-quality live support and immediate assistance available 24/7 regardless of where they're located. Service options include online, phone and email support, guaranteed response times, online delivery of fixes and enhancements, System Health Check, Bug Buddy, 8 Hours of Free Consulting or Training, Indemnification Coverage, and more. Free community support is also available. For more information, see:

About the Apache Software Foundation

The Apache Software Foundation, a US 501(3)(c) non-profit corporation, provides organizational, legal, and financial support for a broad range of over 140 open source software projects. The Foundation provides an established framework for intellectual property and financial contributions that simultaneously limits potential legal exposure for our project committers. Through a collaborative and meritocratic development process known as The Apache Way, Apache projects deliver enterprise-grade, freely available software products that attract large communities of users. The pragmatic Apache License makes it easy for all users, commercial and individual, to deploy Apache products.

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