Introduction to Perforce
Perforce is positioned in the hgh end of version control systems (SCM). It has high performance, intuitive and an attractive interface ideal to manage the elements composing a project:
What properties are important in a good control version system?
SCM solutions have not always the same goal. Business criteria are the key for a good SCM but moreover Perforce takes account of important facts like:
- Allow users work quicker and avoid delays in their work
- It offers a powerful graphic interface multi-platform, integrated with Visual Studio and Eclipse.
- Easy to use and an effective and low cost.
- Adapts properly to your organization grow rate.
- Suited for a distributed developing.
- Providing a tested sturdiness, is widespread in prestigious companies.
A SCM requires a fast file´s reserve-delivery. Developers despair when a timeout occurs. This can lead them to not use SCM and big problems start.
Perforce´s SCM is different. It never makes users wait and fits in every work process. Fast, powerful, elegant and clean; an intelligently indexed data base ensures a really fast response. Even if millions files are being moved.
Easy to Use
Perforce is intuitive and easy to learn, new users can operate in less than a day. Doesn´t matter if they use Windows, Linux, Mac… Perforce integrates properly with main IDEs, construction tools or defects managers so that developers feel comfortable.
Code´s health and evolution is always visible with Perforce. Developers can see the changes history at file or directory level and Eclipse users can reach the function level. Designers can preview images, check audio and video and web contents, quality and version managers can control the development and analyze impacts and deviations.
Are SCM expensive to your company?
Certainly in the past few year the costs of buying and maintain a new SCM has become prohibitive. That´ we believe, so we now keep a very attractive price.
Low cost. Perforce offers a really low starting cost. Our volume policy implies the more license sales, the lower price for each user. There are no hidden costs: the buying price includes free technical support, access to online resources and updates during the first year.
Null administration cost. More than a thousand developer´s activities can be managed by only one person by using Perforce. Even the larger installations need only one server. The data base is self-maintained and does automatic back-up. The administrative weight is minim compared with replication solutions.
It works on regular machines. Perforce works with hardware your company has already and no more. To display Perforce no new computers or network systems are needed.
Fast investment recovery. For a client in the health sector in Fortune 500, the invested resources were recovered after two months of using Perforce and they reached 1100% annual. By improving developer´s productivity of project managers and testers, Perforce saves 2.5millions dollars each year.
You can use Perforce without cost downloading it from: http://www.perforce.com/downloads , where you can find the latest version without expiration date and capacity for 20 users and 20 workspaces or a thousand files.
Perforce Users in Spain
Among those who use Perforce in Spain include:
- Sa Nostra, for the development of exploiting application
- Banco Santander, integrated table management software for recruitment
- Memory Soft, who work with Perforce perfectly integrated with Visual Studio development tool.
- Velneo (Visual group MS) for their own SW development.
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