WANdisco gets serious over subversion support

Apache Subversion-based software and services company WANdisco has this week snuggled up a little closer to information services provider Experian as the company now becomes a WANdisco Subversion support customer.

WANdisco itself is a provider of software products including, Subversion MultiSite, Subversion Access Control and Subversion Clustering, all of which are described as adding enterprise features to Apache Subversion.

Since moving to WANdisco, Experian has been able to take advantage of live access to WANdisco’s Subversion support professionals during normal business hours in North America, Europe and Asia. This wasn’t possible with their previous vendor’s support team, which was largely based in India.

As a heavy user of open source applications, Experian has also used WANdisco’s support with applications such as Trac, the widely used open source defect tracker that integrates natively with Subversion.

David Richards, CEO and president of WANdisco has gone on the record to say that, “We are extremely pleased to have been able to provide Experian with genuinely reliable support for their wide-ranging and often complex Subversion requirements. While some other vendors struggle to deliver the serious professional Subversion support organisations demand, WANdisco has highly experienced, helpful staff based in the US and the UK to cover a multitude of time zones effectively and efficiently.”

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Adrian Bridgwater a freelance journalist specialising in cross platform software application development, software engineering and project management. Adrian has worked as a freelance technology journalist for nearly two decades. His work has been published in various international publications including the Wall Street Journal, CNET.com, The Register, ComputerWeekly.com, BBC World Service magazines, eWeek Europe, Imagine's Web Designer magazine, Linux User and Developer, Silicon.com, the British Computer Society, Microscope, Heise’s “The H” online, the UAE’s Khaleej Times & Maktoob Business & ITP.net and SYS-CON’s Web Developer Journal and PowerBuilder Developer Journal. He has worked as technology editor for international travel & retail magazines and also produced annual technology industry reviews for UK-based publishers ISC. He is also a published travel and food writer for the BBC and has lived and worked abroad for 10 years in Tanzania, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Italy and the United States.