Announcing the Release of Serena PVCS Version Manager 8.5

We’re proud to announce the Serena PVCS Version Manager 8.5 release. The updates ensure customers can continue to use PVCS with confidence while platform currency provides continued co-existence within their broader development tool ecosystem.

Below are the major highlights from the Serena PVCS Version Manager 8.5 release:

  • New “Rename Workfiles with Archives” Desktop Client functionality provides the ability to rename versioned controlled workfiles with archives.
  • Enhanced “File Filter” feature helps users optimize their Desktop and I-Net client displays.
  • Redesigned I-Net dialogs provide a more modern, enhanced user experience.
  • The new Server Admin application for Linux enhances the experience for Version Manager administrators by providing server and service runtime status.
  • Visual Studio users can now rebind solutions which were added externally to the IDE with the new “Change Binding” functionality.
  • Apache Tomcat, Serena SSO and Java JRE internal components have been updated, providing the latest security updates.

Updated platform and integration support with Serena PVCS Version Manager 8.5:

  • Windows 8 and 8.1 Enterprise/Professional
  • Windows Server 2012
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.4
  • AIX 7.x
  • Solaris 11
  • Serena Business Manager 10.1.3
  • Visual Studio 2012
  • Eclipse 4.2
  • Support for Oracle JRE version 1.7 update 45 (and 1.6 update 45)

Obtaining the New Version & Documentation

Serena PVCS Version Manager 8.5, along with the accompanying Readme, Release Notes and Documentation, can be downloaded from My Downloads under Serena Support.

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