Over the last couple of years, Open Source software project Git, a lightweight, distributed and fast version control system has seen a significant take-up. Git is being installed by developers on their own machines allowing them to experiment with code before submitting it to the corporate version control system.

To make it easier for developers to manage that integration and to address the sprawl of Git repositories that is becoming an issue for many organizations, version control software provider Perforce, has released Git Fusion. In this spotlight, we take a closer look at Git, Git Fusion and why the deployment of local version control systems extends far beyond the developer community.