Perforce Releases Update to Surround SCM, Its Collaborative Version Control Solution

Version 2016.1 includes web client enhancements, improved label management, and Jira 7 integration.

CINCINNATI, OH—October 11, 2016—Perforce, a leading provider of application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, recently released Surround SCM 2016.1. The latest release of Perforce's collaborative version control solution includes Jira 7 integration for issue tracking, additional web client functionality, and improved label management.

Surround SCM provides centralized version control of digital assets, and includes unique features that set it apart from competitive products, such as workflow automation, electronic signatures, and built-in code reviews.

Version 2016.1 Highlights

Web client enhancements. New web client enhancements allow users who are working off site or in a QA lab, and do not have access to the desktop client, to check in file changes and download all files in a single repository.

Tighter TestTrack integration. When integrated with Helix ALM, Surround SCM provides complete change management. Version 2016.1 includes the ability to attach committed changelists, and changelists with rename or remove events, to Helix ALM items.

The release also includes improved file label management, integration support for Jira 7, and API enhancements.

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About Perforce Software

Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is best known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content – source code, art files, video files, images, libraries - while supporting the developer and build tools your teams need to be productive, such as Git, Visual Studio, Jenkins, Adobe, Maya and many others. Perforce also offers complete project lifecycle management tools to accelerate a project’s delivery cycle by linking the requirements, test plans, source code, and helpdesk in an integrated platform. Perforce is trusted by the world’s most innovative brands, including Pixar, NVIDIA, Scania, Ubisoft, and VMware. The company has offices in the US, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and Australia, and sales partners around the globe. For more information, please visit

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