Partner Spotlight: Perforce

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Perforce are the creative team behind innovative software packages like Helix, the games industry’s most flexible and scalable collaboration and version control platform. This essential tool helps companies to build complex products more collaboratively and securely.

Despite being officially released in 2015, many studios and companies are already using Perforce software, from leading global companies like Ubisoft, EA, Sony, Nintendo, Disney and Pixar to indies and start-ups like Kinesthetic Games and Jagex.

Ubisoft use it because “The speed, reliability, and scalability of Perforce are crucial to Ubisoft, with more than 1,000 users depending on it. Our teams are getting bigger and bigger and Perforce has become the central and critical tool to store everybody’s work.”

One of the Helix features includes Helix Swarm, which allows for collaboration on any type of intellectual property. Contributors can share files, suggest tasks, comment, vote and submit work, all within the web-based interface.

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Helix Insights enables users to measure and manage processes through the use of key metrics. Features include:

  • Code stability metrics to track project stability
  • System analytics
  • Customisable dashboards
  • Data exporting for use in third-party analytics tools

Helix enables collaboration without limits, and their Versioning Engine manages all your assets in one place, boosting cross-team productivity. The engine also includes built-in support for Git command line and unparalleled security and asset protection.

Perforce told us “18 of the 20 biggest game studios use Perforce to version all their assets of their AAA games. Perforce is happy to support Grads in Games to help students become successful in this competitive world by providing them with the necessary tools and skills required to stick out from the crowd.”

We are proud to partner with Perforce, a company at the very forefront of technology who are dedicated to helping companies and individuals grow!

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