SOURCE: CollabNet


October 20, 2009 09:00 ET

Core Subversion Contributor and CollabNet Senior Software Engineer C. Michael Pilato to Present Keynote Session at SubConf 2009

Subversion Community Leader to Reflect on the First Nine Years of Subversion at Annual Developer Conference

BRISBANE, CA--(Marketwire - October 20, 2009) - CollabNet, the leader in distributed application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, announced today that C. Michael Pilato, a core Subversion contributor and a senior software engineer on CollabNet's Version Control team, will present the keynote session, "The Subversion Legacy (So Far...)," at SubConf 2009, the annual conference for Subversion developers. Subversion is the leading version control and software configuration management (SCM) solution for distributed teams. CollabNet founded the Subversion open source project in 2000 and has since been its primary corporate sponsor. More information about Subversion is available at

WHO:    C. Michael Pilato, Core Subversion Contributor and CollabNet Senior
        Software Engineer

WHAT:   In his keynote, Pilato will discuss how Subversion started as a
        replacement for CVS and quickly became one of the most advanced
        and widely used version control systems in the world and,
        eventually, one of the most successful open source projects of all
        time. He will also discuss how Subversion has  made a lasting
        impact on the software industry by enabling and promoting
        collaboration among developers.

WHEN:   Wednesday, Oct. 28
        10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
        "The Subversion Legacy (So Far…)"

WHERE:  Rom Room
        NH München-Dornach Messe- und Kongresshotel
        Einsteinring 20
        85609 Aschheim-Dornach

About CollabNet

CollabNet is the leader in application lifecycle management (ALM) platforms for distributed software development teams. CollabNet TeamForge is the industry's most open ALM platform, supporting every environment, methodology, and technology. With an integrated suite of easy-to-use tools that share a centralized repository, it is the only ALM platform that enables a culture of collaboration, improving productivity 10-50% and reducing the cost of software development by up to 80%. As the corporate sponsor of the open source Subversion project, the best version control and software configuration management (SCM) solution for distributed teams, collaborative development is in CollabNet's DNA. Millions of users at more than 800 organizations, including Applied Biosystems, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank, Reuters, and the U.S. Department of Defense, have transformed the way they develop software with CollabNet. For more information, visit or call (888) 778-9793.

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