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Product News : Perforce Integrates Commons With Dropbox for Best-in-Class Document Collaboration
on 2014/1/14 10:01:03 (468 reads)
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Perforce Software today announced the integration of its document collaboration platform, Perforce Commons™, with Dropbox, the industry's leading file-sharing tool. Perforce customers using Commons to store and manage the versions of their documents can now upload files directly into Dropbox, which syncs content across all the devices associated with a customer account. Combining the two technologies allows users to share files via Dropbox while utilizing Commons' robust collaboration and version control capabilities.

Built on the versioning engine used by the world's most innovative companies, Commons extends Perforce enterprise version management to less technical staff, who can now manage their documents and other files in the same shared repository that the developers use for code and artists use for graphics. Commons enables organizations to maintain a single source of truth for all their assets -- a fundamental requirement for the emerging software development methodology of Continuous Delivery.

"We've tried lots of document management solutions but found that they're mostly social media and communication platforms with document collaboration tacked on as an afterthought. That's not good enough for us," said Ryan Kelly, project manager at Photizo Group. "We want a collaboration platform where communication and workflow are focused on the document itself. Nothing we tried was working for us until we found Commons."

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