Gene Kim and Industry Experts to Discuss DevOps for High Performance IT at Perforce Conference

ALAMEDA, Calif. (April 5, 2016)Perforce Software today announced that MERGE 2016, its user conference that brings together customers, partners and thought leaders to discuss software development trends, will take place at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco April 13-15. During the conference, the 300+ attendees will discuss best practices for embracing trends such as DevOps and other shifts in enterprise collaboration.

MERGE 2016 will feature talks on the merging of development and operations teams (DevOps), and the adoption of DevOps by many of the world’s most high-performing IT teams. Other topics addressed include the merging of DevOps with security, artists merging with coders, and distributed workflows merging with centralized workflows. Highlights from the conference include talks by Gene Kim, the leading authority on DevOps and IT operations, release engineering expert J. Paul Reed, and Perforce customers Samsung, Dolby Labs, EA, McKesson, Scania, Tableau, Intel and Citrix, among others.

“We’re seeing customers across industries become technology companies and adopt software development practices like DevOps in order to remain competitive,” said Janet Dryer, CEO of Perforce Software. “MERGE 2016 will give attendees the inspiration, knowledge and tools they need to deliver real value to their customers in a software-driven world.”

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