Perforce Helix Artifacts
Universal Package Manager
Top Features of HelixArtifacts:
- Own Your Package Source: Artifacts are a valuable way to accelerate velocity and maintain product consistency. Don’t leave the security of these critical assets, produced or consumed, to a 3rd party. Helix Artifact sits on top of Helix Core giving you complete control over who can access, edit, upload, or use packages.
- Accelerate The Build Process: By adding Helix Artifacts to Helix Core, your build system will only need to connect to a single source. Not only will this speed up the build process and make it less error prone, but any artifacts created during the build process will be automatically saved and versioned inside Helix Core — making them immediately available for your team.
- Reduce Latency: Helix Artifacts allows you and your team to take advantage of Perforce’s federated architecture. Developer wait time will be reduced and productivity will increase.
- Save More Money: Other self-hosted enterprise-grade package repositories and managers charge about 3X more for similar functionality
- Stop Data Duplication, Save On Storage: Artifacts will be stored within Helix Core — meaning package management, use, and versioning can all happen from the same location, reducing your storage costs and streamlining workflows.
- Minimize Set Up: Other resource managers like JFrog or Nexus require set up of additional infrastructure to store assets. With Helix Core, simply connect one additional server. No need to set up separate security permissions, they will come directly from the Perforce permissions table.
- Slash Vendors: With Perforce as your single source of truth, there’s no need to negotiate multiple contracts, connect with multiple support teams, or increase potential attack vectors.
- Increase Developer Satisfaction: Helix Artifacts can easily be configured to give developers access to artifacts using the NuGet and Maven rotocol directly from the developer interface of their choice, such as Visual Studio, IntelliJ, or really any IDE that support the NuGet and Maven protocol.
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