SANTA CRUZ, CA, June 19, 2007 -
Developers from around the world choose Borland's StarTeam as the top source control management product on the market, according to Evans Data Corporation's 2007 Developer's Choice: Source Control Management Systems rankings. In this report, StarTeam beat the competition in satisfying its users in file management, merge tracking, performing releases, speed of check-in/check-out, administrative overhead, bug tracking, artifact traceablity, and server usage. In addition, its users rated it within the top three in virtually all categories, giving it the greatest overall rating.
"Borland has a rich heritage of delivering world-class technologies to support development teams," said Corné Human, product marketing manager for CM solutions at Borland. "It is always an honor to have your customers confirm that, and we are very pleased that Borland StarTeam was selected as the most preferred SCM tool for developers worldwide in this survey. Software delivery organizations are increasingly working within distributed enterprise environments, and by unifying activities and assets with our SCM solution, these teams can effectively manage the complexities of today's dynamic market conditions."
This report examines the opinions and attitudes of developers who use the top commercial SCM products as well as leading open source version control solutions. Each SCM product was reviewed by categories such as: change management, ease and granularity of access control, administrative overhead, branching (or streams), performing releases, merge tracking, server usage, bug tracking, artifact traceability, scalability, performance, support for geographically distributed development, speed of check-in/check-out, value for the price, integration with other tools, and security.
The products evaluated and ranked were:
- IBM Clearcase/Clearquest
- MS Visual Sourcesafe
- MS Visual Studio Team System
- Serena's PVCS
This survey can be found HERE
Evans Data Corporation provides regularly updated IT industry market intelligence based on in-depth surveys of the global developer population. Evans' syndicated research includes surveys focused on developers in a wide variety of subjects.
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