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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Assembla

Assembla works well when you are working with multiple groups or entities. We dealt with different time zones, different levels of involvement with the projects, etc so this allows for us to have responses back in a quicker fashion. It also helps us clue in the appropriate people and rely less on following multiple email chains
Wendy Hamstra-Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Perforce Helix Core

While Perforce Helix is the best version control software out there, it can also be used to track your documentation, training videos and materials, and requirements. If you have strict compliance requirements, it can be used to ensure that those requirements are satisfied.Perforce Helix is incredibly flexible and can meet the needs of individual users as well as companies with thousands of users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Assembla

  • Well designed real time reporting and auditing.
  • Scanning for secret key credentials and vulnerable component dependencies automatically.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Perforce Helix Core

  • The branching mechanisms in Perforce allow for an enormous codebase to be duplicated into release versions weekly with little impact upon things such as the speed of queries against the version control.
  • Action triggers permit such things as automated builds of software versions, dynamic messaging when issues are identified either within or prior to a build process, and much more.
  • Locking provides the ability to prevent modifications of stable, tested versions in order to ensure validity when they are released.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Assembla

  • It should be easier to search for items by keyword.
  • Settings could be easier to manage--for instance I may want every update on projects that I manage but daily recaps on other workspaces.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Perforce Helix Core

  • Perforce tends to feel backwards in how it approaches certain tasks, like branching and integrating - even once you figure out how it wants you to perform these tasks, you will likely forget when it comes around to the next time you need to do them again.
  • Perforce has a higher price tag, comparatively.
  • Perforce make some tasks very easy, and yet other tasks very difficult - it doesn't always seem to have found its target user's proficiency.
Quentin Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Assembla

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Perforce Helix Core

Perforce Helix Core 6.6
Based on 5 answers
We are fully committed to our use of Perforce. It works well within our organization and our desire to share our code base with our customers. Their support staff are responsive, inquisitive, and eager to improve their software. I feel like we have a direct line to their design/feature team as they often solicit our feedback.
Josh Markiewicz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Assembla

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Perforce Helix Core

Perforce Helix Core 10.0
Based on 2 answers
With Perforce Helix, you can use it via the command line, via P4V, or any of the other APIs included with the product. It is extremely easy for new users to get up and running. Users of Perforce Helix only have to pull in the files of interest to them. Also, Perforce is very easy to script and integrate into your CI/CD pipeline. Streams allows you to have pinpoint control of your workflow, and P4Search is the absolute best--I wish Perforce (the company) would talk more about this. It is absolutely fabulous!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Assembla

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Perforce Helix Core

Perforce Helix Core 9.0
Based on 2 answers
In our large environment, Perforce is rarely "down". We have regular maintenance windows and from time to time Perforce can feel a little slow, but its always available. Tech support has always worked with our engineers and IT department to make sure that any real performance or stability issues are addressed quickly.
Josh Markiewicz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Assembla

Assembla 9.0
Based on 2 answers
We are pleased with the support provided by the Assembla team. The response was always rapid and to the point. They are using a ticketing system which seems to be very efficient. They helped us a lot when we encountered some serious problems when doing integration with our internal document management system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Perforce Helix Core

Perforce Helix Core 6.7
Based on 5 answers
I had two representatives from Perforce contact me after downloading it but never responded when I had questions. I also had a difficult time finding good training material for getting started. There is a lot of available support material when running into issues, though, because of how many large companies use it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Assembla

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Perforce Helix Core

Perforce Helix Core 7.0
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This rating is related to setting up an environment from an existing Perforce repository. Initial setup of Perforce as the repository for the company was done by a separate team long prior to my inception.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Assembla

Assembla was actually chosen by our vendor so we did not have a say in the selection. However, the product more than served the need we had for better distribution and completion of tasks. It has an easy to view interface, user friendly and efficient. I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a way to manage ongoing projects.
Wendy Hamstra-Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Perforce Helix Core

Perforce has a better built native visual client that is much simpler to use than Git's. It has a lot of optimizations in the workflow that can execute common patterns during a usual workday. Perforce also has an easier to understand method of presenting merge conflicts and does a better overall job of handling merges.
Kaleb-John Loo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Assembla

  • We were able to spend less time tracking down the status of projects.
  • We could become more self-sufficient on reviewing prior resolutions to help with current problems.
  • Tasks were responded to quickly because we did not have to email one person, wait for an out of office email and then try someone else. Our task got assigned to the next available person.
Wendy Hamstra-Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Perforce Helix Core

  • Decreased our implementation costs by allowing versioning and back out of customizations made in the field.
  • saves developers time through automation of changes between branches - they think less of the plumbing and have more time to write code.
  • Downside is training/managing expectations of new developers who come in assuming they will use Git.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Assembla

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Perforce Helix Core

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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