Perforce expands global channel for collaboration software

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The market for the company’s version management and document sharing platform is expanding fast, with China seeing big growth in particular

Perforce Software says the number of partners assigned to sell its portfolio of version management and collaboration software grew by 50 percent in 2014, bringing in-country customer support to nine of the world’s ten most spoken languages.

Perforce partners with companies across Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and Latin America. Partners who joined the programme in 2014 include EDAWay in Italy, InTENSO in Poland, Cohort (previously Legal Softwave) in Russia, and ReleaseTeam in the US.

We understand that our international customers want the option of in-country support and we’re committed to fulfilling those needs with an array of top-class partners across the globe,” said Dave Robertson, vice president of channels.

Our channel network brought in a substantial amount of new business in 2014, and we expect the same to continue this year, especially with our forthcoming product announcements and enhancements.”

At its recent annual Partner Sales Summit in Malta, Perforce made its Chinese partner DragonSoft Partner of the Year, for the largest sales growth in 2014. Sales in China by DragonSoft grew by 288 percent.

With its version management and collaboration platform Perforce protects its customers most valuable IP, and enables teams to collaborate using any type of file, with content ranging from source code to industrial designs to business documents.