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of Truth
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Single Source of Truth

Helix is your single source of truth.

Stop introducing new errors and failing to meet delivery deadlines because you don't know where everything is.

The release team at NVIDIA, the leader in visual computing GPUs and long-time Perforce customer, has a simple but effective policy, "If it isn’t in Helix, it isn't in the product."

Helix can be used across the entire organization to store files of all types and sizes, including large graphic files. Store millions of assets in Helix and perform millions of transactions a day. Your team members can take your version, merge theirs, deploy regularly, and roll back seamlessly if things go wrong.

Fuel growth and innovation with a globally unified view of your digital assets.

Native DVCS

Perforce Helix provides the industry's most flexible and powerful DVCS to allow your developers to do more locally.

Helix gives you lightweight in-place local branching to juggle lots of tasks, narrow and variably shallow cloning, and safe rewriting of local history. Or use it to push your content across multiple departments or offices without losing the security, traceability, or performance of a centralized version control platform.

Continuous Delivery

Slow, large releases got you feeling down? Helix eliminates the fear and the pain and gets you one step closer to achieving continuous delivery.

Helix brings users across the organization into the flow of version control with its powerful social code review and collaboration capabilities for faster iteration.

Integrate work from multiple contributors daily, perhaps even automatically, to create builds instead of wreaking havoc within the organization as you scramble to merge all of your code onto the mainline the night before your next major release.

The Jenkins plugin simplifies continuous delivery, providing support for Perforce Helix directly within Jenkins. Together, Helix and Jenkins automate the build and deployment process so Operations can release more code, more frequently, and Development can shift focus to developing their next big idea.

Helix works out of the box with other popular tools like Maven, Puppet, Chef, and more.


Scale your DevOps initiative across multiple projects and departments for lightweight task branches, continuous integration, continuous testing, continuous delivery, and more.

Perforce Streams are extremely flexible in supporting component-based development (share, isolate, import, exclude) compared to Git submodules. Use Perforce Streams, or "branches with brains," to simplify codeline management with an elegant, out-of-the-box branching and merging strategy that is effective and easy to use. It isn't enough to deliver continuously if you can’t scale your DevOps to a large number of IT services.

Secure Your Intellectual Property

As teams get spread out across the globe, it's never been more necessary to secure your intellectual property against code exploits or potential leaks. Collaboration and security are often at odds with each other, but Helix makes it easy for admins to set finely-grained access control to manage access based on user location, file type, or even individual files.

Stay in the know on the current status of projects and track everything — who changes what when, and why — with Helix’s immutable history that supports stringent compliance requirements across any industry.

Even though Helix allows content creators to use their favorite tools and workflows, Helix offers the kind of visibility and security management organizations can only get with a single repository.

As the only true hybrid solution on the market, Helix easily handles modern performance requirements without jeopardizing your precious IP.

Git Management

Developers who prefer Git at heart will become convert to Helix when they adopt GitSwarm thanks to its familiar, native Git ecosystem and its easy collaborative workflows which allow developers to submit work to shared projects.

IT doesn't just like GitSwarm, they love Helix for its efficiency and security.

No team is too distributed, no file format unsupported, and users have the freedom to work with the tools they love, every step of the way.

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Learn How to Build a Successful DevOps Pipeline

Sign up for our email series, "DevOps Digest" and each week, we'll deliver the critical information you need to:

  • Accelerate your development releases
  • Improve quality
  • Scale your pipeline

You'll also learn how Perforce customers are succeeding at DevOps and using Perforce Helix to secure, scale, and accelerate their development releases and improve quality.

Join the ranks of our DevOps champions. New chapters arrive each Tuesday!

DevOps at the Speed of Modern Computing

The Helix platform carries out your tasks at the speed of modern computing. The result? Products your team builds, tests, tears down, evaluates, and iterates hundreds, even thousands of times, before they delight a single customer.

DevOps at the Speed of Modern Computing

Helix Swarm: Faster Workflows and Code Review

Helix Swarm is a central communication and collaboration hub where organizations can implement painless peer reviews that continue to foster open communication and visibility among departments by breaking down silos and improving the overall speed and quality of your final product.

Seamless workflows make it easy to:

  • Quickly share documents of any type or size.
  • Review, compare, and get feedback no matter where your colleagues are.
  • Formalize content reviews to avoid deployment disasters.
  • Send and receive batch notifications during the review process.
  • Accept or reject a large number of code submissions.
  • Sync and merge files between branches.
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Helix GitSwarm

GitSwarm is where developer preferences meet enterprise needs. Helix GitSwarm gives developers the native Git workflow they love while making projects easy to manage. Use GitSwarm for what it does best—pushing your code, reviewing, commenting, and tracking issues. Your team’s work is automatically synchronized to Helix for DevOps efficiency and security.

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Custom Integrations

Custom Integrations

Helix is an open platform supported by well-documented APIs that allow you to customize Helix to suit your organization’s evolving business needs and simplify your delivery pipeline. Additional out-of-the-box plugins and integrations connect Perforce to product lifecycle tools from desktop clients to build and reporting tools such as Chef, Puppet, and Jenkins.

Helix integrations encourage developers and designers to work from a single, integrated environment. Our most popular ones include support for:

  • Eclipse
  • Visual Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Autodesk Softimage
  • 3ds Max and Maya
  • Unity
Connect Your World

World-Class Support

Our global support team consistently tracks issues and solves problems for our customers within three hours so that developers and IT can focus on delivering better quality to the their end users. With nearly two decades of experience in version control and collaboration solutions, Perforce continues to refine and extend its platform, delivering new capabilities and support for new workflows:

  • Distributed Version Control
  • Digital asset management
  • Component-based development
  • And more...
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