Aristocrat’s Continued Innovation in Gaming Technology Relies on Efficient Movement of Content Between Globally Distributed Product Teams
Aristocrat is a diverse and growing global business that recognizes the need to continually transform and evolve its IT and development systems in order to retain its leadership position in the face of growing competitive pressures. The company needed a next generation digital asset management platform to handle its globally distributed assets – particularly large, binary media – with a high-performance distributed architecture capable of moving product content between different gaming segments at high speeds. Aristocrat plans to migrate its digital content and source code from legacy repositories and version control systems into the Perforce Helix Version Control System for a single source of truth that will scale with the company’s growth, allow for sharing of all digital assets between studios, business units and third parties, as well as provide control and protection over all access to its valuable IP.
In addition to the scalability and security offered by Perforce Helix, the solution has demonstrated a rapid increase in availability uptime, system reliability, and protection against file transfer failures. “The productivity of our creative teams was essential in determining the different technologies that will make up our new development platform,” said Jonathan Ma, Senior Program Manager – Corporate PMO, at Aristocrat. “With our new collaborative workspaces powered by Helix, we will much more easily manage our digital assets and source code developed by artists, developers, sound engineers, and producers, accessible anytime, across the globe.”
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is best known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content – source code, art files, video files, images, libraries – while supporting the developer and build tools your teams need to be productive, such as Git, Visual Studio, Jenkins, Adobe, Maya and many others. Perforce also offers complete project lifecycle management tools to accelerate a project’s delivery cycle by linking the requirements, test plans, source code, and helpdesk in an integrated platform. Perforce is trusted by the world’s most innovative brands, including NVIDIA, Pixar, Scania, Ubisoft, and VMware. The company has offices in the US, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and Australia, and sales partners around the globe. For more information, please visit www.perforce.com
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