Perforce Software Announces Merge 2013 Conference Featuring Speakers from Intel, Salesforce.com, SAP, Pixar and More

Alameda, Calif. (February 5, 2013) — Perforce Software today announced that Merge 2013, the Perforce Conference, will be held April 24-26, 2013, at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco. Merge 2013 will bring together hundreds of Perforce customers, partners and industry experts for three days of talks, breakout sessions and networking events. The conference will provide attendees with opportunities to learn the latest version management best practices, see demos of new products and get an early look at the Perforce product roadmap.

Merge 2013 presentations will cover hot topics in enterprise version management, including use of Git in the enterprise; IP governance, defensibility and security; globally distributed development; DevOps; and big data. Conference speakers are from some of the world's most innovative companies, including:

  • AMD
  • CCP Games
  • Citrix
  • EMC
  • GE Healthcare
  • Intel
  • Lucasfilm
  • MathWorks
  • Mentor Graphics
  • NVIDIA
  • Pixar
  • Salesforce.com
  • SAP
  • Ubisoft

"We chose 'In the Wild' as the theme for this year's conference to illustrate Perforce's growing reach, which now extends beyond traditional development teams. Today, Perforce solutions can truly version everything, and even be used by non-technical users in any role," said Christopher Seiwald, CTO and president of Perforce. "This conference is always a highlight for us and our customers as we bring together developers and executives for an intersection of ideas, discussions and debate."

Perforce Enterprise Version Management products power the world's most demanding development environments. Versioning and managing any variety of digital assets—from software and firmware to documents and artwork—Perforce fosters collaboration on a global scale and enables enterprises to enjoy the benefits of greater productivity, security and compliance.

More than 400,000 users in over 5,500 organizations—including world-class innovators, emerging market leaders and Fortune 500 companies—use Perforce as their enterprise version management platform.

For more information about Merge 2013, the Perforce Conference, visit www.perforce.com/conference/2013.

About Perforce

Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce to build and deliver digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce offers complete developer collaboration and agile project management tools to accelerate delivery cycles — from agile planning tools to requirements, issues and test management, which then link to all source code, binary assets and artifacts for full build and release tracking and visibility. The company’s version control solutions are well known for securely managing 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 is trusted by the world’s most innovative brands, including NVIDIA, Pixar, Scania, Ubisoft, and VMware. The company has offices in Minneapolis, MN, Alameda, CA, Mason, OH, the United Kingdom, Finland, Sweden, Germany, and Australia, and sales partners around the globe. For more information, please visit www.perforce.com.

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