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Atlassian: Look at our ginormous Jira revenues!

Atlassian, the collaboration outfit responsible for inflicting Jira on the world, has announced a jump in revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2019 and an equally eyewatering jump in losses. A specialist in getting developers to collaborate through its Jira issue tracking and Confluence document tools, Atlassian snapped up …
Richard Speed, 19 Oct 2018

DevOps darling Atlassian gets into the monitoring business with OpsGenie gobble

Collaboration specialist Atlassian has snapped up IT incident-monitoring outfit OpsGenie in a deal worth $295m in cash and shares. Australia-based Atlassian is best known for inflicting the issue-tracking application Jira upon the world along with a wiki-like document collaboration tool called Confluence. Both have proved …
Richard Speed, 4 Sep 2018
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Putting the ass in Atlassian: Helpdesk email server passwords blabbed to strangers

Exclusive Atlassian has warned users of its Jira Service Desk toolkit to change their helpdesk email account passwords – after a glitch caused the credentials to be sent to strangers' servers. Customers were today sent an advisory, seen by The Register, from Atlassian explaining that, due to a long-standing bug in its IT helpdesk …
Shaun Nichols, 2 Aug 2018

Yakety-yak app HipChat whacked in Slack chat chaps' tech snatch pact

Oz enterprise software biz Atlassian is discontinuing its chat apps Stride and Hipchat – and handing the tech blueprints over to Slack. If you're using those two Atlassian messaging platform then you'll need to migrate away to some other service as the plug is being pulled. “We have always had a spirited yet friendly …
Katyanna Quach, 27 Jul 2018

Two-day Bitbucket borkage has devs tearing their hair out

Atlassian's code version control system Bitbucket has been suffering an ongoing failure in its storage layer, affecting developers across the globe. Problems arose yesterday (January 9) at 13:47 UTC, when the service website performance and SSH/HTTPS transactions slowed. After four hours of degraded performance, Bitbucket said …
Chris Mellor, 10 Jan 2018
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Atlassian kills God, rebrands as a mountain, a structurally unsound 'A' or a high five

LOGOWATCH DevOps darling Atlassian has given the world a new logo it says could be “two people high-fiving” or “a mountain ready for teams to scale” or perhaps even “the letter A formed from two pillars reinforcing each other.” Whatever you see when peering at the glyph depicted below, Atlassian wants you to know it has moved on from …
Simon Sharwood, 12 Sep 2017
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Atlassian releases 'Stride', because HipChat isn't hip enough to whack Slack

Atlassian has decided HipChat is terminally un-hip and created a new product with which to take on Slack in the messaging-with-benefits market. Dubbed “Stride” and billed as a “recommended” upgrade for users of Atlassian's current chat application, the new application offers voice and video meetings out of the box. There's …
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Atlassian hikes prices for most cloudy JIRA and Confluence users

Fresh from encouraging users to buy bundles of its stuff, Atlassian is changing the way it charges for cloudy versions of its software and says the result will be that “the majority of customers will receive an increase in their bill” of about US$2/month/user for JIRA and Confluence products. Sean Regan, the company's head of …
Simon Sharwood, 10 Jul 2017
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Atlassian wants you to put all your eggs in one Bitbucket and beyond

Atlassian's decided the time is right for it to do a “stack” for enterprises keen to get their DevOps efforts in order. The DevOps darling has put everything it offers into the stack – server and client side Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, HipChat, Bamboo, FishEye, Crucible and Crowd, plus support for the lot – and wrapped it up …
Simon Sharwood, 14 Jun 2017
An open door

HipChat SlipChat lets hackers RipChat

IRC-for-biz HipChat says a vulnerability in a software library used by its HipChat.com service allowed hackers to access private conversations and customer account information. The ytalk-for-suits maker said on Monday an attacker was able to infiltrate a single server powering its cloud-hosted chat service, and, in the process …
Shaun Nichols, 25 Apr 2017
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Atlassian admins, your Struts 2 patch has landed

Atlassian has joined the growing list of vendors to patch its products against the Apache Struts 2 vulnerability. Atlassian is one of many downstream vendors to need a patch, and the company has announced its Bamboo, Crowd, and HipChat Server products now have fixes available. In Atlassian Bamboo, the bug affects versions 5.1 …
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Trello, hello, hello: Todo list biz gobbled by Atlassian for $425m

Freemium digital post-it business board Trello is to be acquired by productivity software floggers Atlassian. The deal is worth $425m, according to TechCrunch, with the productivity software business to pay $360m in cash and $65m in restricted shares and options for Trello. The deal is expected to close by the end of March …

Splunk: Why we dumped Perforce for Atlassian's Bitbucket of Gits

Analysis Kurt Chase, director of engineering services at Splunk, is effusive about Atlassian's Git-based Bitbucket but doesn't have a lot of nice things to say about jilted source control system Perforce. As it turns out, Perforce has a rather jaundiced view of Git as a way to manage software. But more on that later. Two years ago, …
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Atlassian promises elastic pipelines and premium plan

Atlassian is trying to tempt enterprise developers to launch their precious source code onto the cloud by hauling its Bitbucket pipelines feature out of beta, and overhauling its pricing. Instead of only selling subs in blocks of 10, 25, 50 or 100, the company will charge per user. Its standard plan will cost $2 per user, per …
Joe Fay, 12 Oct 2016
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Atlassian promises frictionless, casual video encounters

Atlassian is adding group video to its HipChat service, but has promised that you can can hit the red button on overeager “collaborators”. For now, anyway. The collaboration vendor has had one-to-one video in its HipChat product for a couple of years, but has reconfigured the service on the Jitsi technology it hoovered up last …
Joe Fay, 18 Aug 2016
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Atlassian looks at StatusPage, reaches for wallet

Atlassian has made its first buy since raising $462m in its December IPO, snapping up StatusPage. StatusPage, which is barely three years old, is described as "the leader in status and incident communication." More particularly, it offers a hosted service for status pages covering incidents, scheduled maintenance and the like …
Joe Fay, 14 Jul 2016

Trad software sales type looking for a break? Atlassian shrugs

Most new companies are likely to opt for cloud-based software, the president of Atlassian said today. And that might just bring a tear to the eye of traditional IT sales bods, given that the company had grown to its $117.9m Q3 revenue off 57,000 companies, without ever having a fleet of besuited sales types. The JIRA and …
Joe Fay, 24 May 2016
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Atlassian cuts Bamboo from the cloud, lays pipelines into Bitbucket

Atlassian has further cut off developers’ hopes of some peace and quiet by announcing full mobile apps that will plug them into its key platforms. The announcement came as it kicked off its Atlassian Camp even in Barcelona, where it also announced it was adding pipelining to its cloud-based Bitbucket code repository product, …
Joe Fay, 24 May 2016

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