|Mike Cannon-Brookes (CEO)
Scott Farquhar (CEO)
Confluence Team Calendars
Confluence SharePoint Connector
JIRA Agile (previously GreenHopper)
JIRA Capture (previously Bonfire)
JIRA Service Desk
JIRA Portfolio (previously Roadmaps)
|Revenue||$215 million (2014)|
Number of employees
|1,148 (Summit 2014)|
Atlassian // is an Australian enterprise software company that develops products geared towards software developers and project managers. It is best known for its issue tracking application, JIRA, and its team collaboration product, Confluence. Atlassian serves over 35,000 customers globally, including 85 of the Fortune 100.
Atlassian is headquartered in Sydney, Australia. It also has offices in Amsterdam, San Francisco, Austin and Tokyo. As of September 2014, the company has over 1,148 employees, offices in 12 cities, over 40,000 customers and many millions of users. On February 14, 2014, Atlassian president Jay Simons announced the opening of an Austin office that will eventually employ 600 people.
Atlassian was founded in 2002 by Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar. The pair met while studying at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. They bootstrapped the company for several years, financing the startup with a $10,000 credit card debt. In July 2010, Atlassian raised $60 million in venture capital from Accel Partners.
Atlassian does not have a traditional sales team. Instead, it lists all prices, information about products, documentation, support requests, and training materials on its website. The company does not offer discounts, with the exception of open source projects, academic and charity organizations. Most of their products are available as hosted or installed versions, starting at $10 for 10 licenses (pricing does not scale up linearly).
In 2011, Atlassian announced revenue of $102 million, up 35% from the year before.
Products and services
Atlassian provides developers and project managers with hosted or installed software falling into six categories:
- project and issue-tracking software
- collaboration and content sharing
- code quality
- training products
Atlassian released its flagship product, JIRA - a project and issue tracker, in 2002. In 2004, it released Confluence, a team collaboration platform that lets users work together on projects, co-create content, and share documents and other media assets.
In 2010, Atlassian acquired Bitbucket, a hosted service for code collaboration. In May 2012, the company launched a marketplace website where customers can download plug-ins for various Atlassian products. That year, Atlassian also released Stash, a Git repository for enterprises.
Additional products include Crucible, FishEye, Bamboo, and Clover, which target programmers working with a code base. FishEye, Crucible and Clover came into Atlassian's portfolio through the acquisition of another Australian software company, Cenqua in 2007. In 2012, Atlassian acquired HipChat, an instant messenger for workplace environments.
Atlassian also began a now-popular tradition at software companies where software developers can spend 24 hours tackling any problem they like four times per year. Atlassian calls these ShipIt Days, though for years they were known as FedEx Days until FedEx asked for its name to be disassociated with the process.
Awards and recognition
- Company Awards
- Annual Computerworld Honors Program Names 2012 Laureates
- Best Places to Work finalists revealed
- Atlassian Wins Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award
- Technology Pioneers
|Stable release||126.96.36.199 / February 3, 2015|
SourceTree is a Git and Mercurial desktop client for developers on Mac or Windows.
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