New CollabNet Subversion Edge Incorporates Subversion 1.7, Simplifies Upgrades and Backups

CollabNet Subversion Edge 2.1 Combines the Latest Subversion Release with a Browser-Based Interface for Subversion Management, Repository Backup and Migration, and Software Upgrades

BRISBANE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2011 — CollabNet®, the leader in Agile development in the Cloud and the founder of open source Subversion, today announced the introduction of CollabNet Subversion Edge 2.1, the latest version of the premier distribution of the world’s most popular SCM software.  CollabNet Subversion Edge 2.1 incorporates the soon-to-be-released Apache Subversion® 1.7 code.  Its browser-based console for Subversion management now adds functionality for scheduled backups and for simplified (dump / load) repository upgrades and migrations.  CollabNet Subversion Edge is expected to be available in late September, at the same time that Subversion 1.7 becomes available.  More information and free downloads of CollabNet Subversion Edge are available at www.collab.net/getSVN.

CollabNet will present a free webinar covering the new features and functionality in Subversion 1.7, “Subversion 1.7 – Why You Should Care”, on September 20, 2011 at 9a.m. PDT.  Free registration is available at http://www.collab.net/webinar/110/.

CollabNet founded the Subversion open source project in 2000 and remains a principal corporate sponsor of the project.  With a portfolio that includes more than 10,000 Subversion customers, CollabNet is also the world’s leading provider of Subversion-related software and services.

New in Apache Subversion 1.7

The defining feature of Subversion 1.7 is a major infrastructure upgrade, including a completely redesigned working copy library that delivers enhanced performance, with some users reporting that their most common operations are faster by an order of magnitude.  In addition, more than 150 other significant improvements were made to the previous version.

“CollabNet is continuing its leadership and support of the Subversion community with the release of CollabNet Subversion Edge 2.1,” said Chris Clarke, vice president, product management, CollabNet.  “This new version also complements TeamForge® 6.1’s abilities to centrally manage and govern multiple Subversion repositories and to enable LAN-like performance over WAN networks via Subversion replication.”

More details about Subversion management with TeamForge 6.1 are available at http://www.collab.net/products/ctf/ctf6.1.html.

About CollabNet Subversion Edge

Freely available as open source software (visit http://www.collab.net/getSVN), CollabNet Subversion Edge is an industry-first distribution that combines Subversion, the Apache HTTP Server, and ViewVC with a powerful, browser-based management interface.  The graphical user interface greatly simplifies installation, administration, use, and governance of the entire software stack.  A built-in update mechanism notifies users when new software components are available and allows users to install the updates directly from the browser-based UI.  CollabNet Subversion Edge provides the fastest and easiest way to deploy a new Subversion server and greatly reduces ongoing administration time and related cost.

About CollabNet

CollabNet is the recognized leader in leveraging collaboration, Agile methods, and Cloud computing to transform the way software development organizations develop and deploy applications.  We enable our customers to efficiently manage lifecycles, development processes, distributed teams, and projects.  Our lightweight and easy-to-use platform, offered in the Cloud on the Codesion™ hosting platform and in on-premises versions, delivers substantial cost, quality, and time-to-market improvements to more than 7,000 customers, from workgroups to enterprises.  For more information, please visit www.collab.net.

Press Release
September 15, 2011