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Atlassian Positioned as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Application Lifecycle Management

Atlassian, the leading provider of collaboration software for product teams, today announced that industry analyst firm Gartner, Inc., has placed Atlassian in the Leaders quadrant of its 2012 Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) report[i]. The Magic Quadrant positions vendors based on their ability to execute and completeness of vision.

The report finds that the ALM market is evolving, with a “focus on coordinating the planning and execution of software projects emphasizing work items, planning iterations and coordinating actions across teams.” Moreover, “organizations are under pressure to accelerate the speed of delivery of increasingly complex applications, improve efficiency across teams, and increase engineering productivity and quality.”

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“We feel our position in the Leaders quadrant recognizes our mission to create best-in-class products designed with the end-user in mind. We are a company that has grown from disruptive innovation to take a strong position via market adoption,” said Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-CEO and co-Founder of Atlassian.

“As companies – across industries -- begin to rely even more on software for their competitive advantage, there will be an even greater need for product teams to increase speed, efficiency and quality when creating awesome software” added Cannon-Brookes. “We understand that pressure and have focused on creating products to help teams collaborate more effectively.”

Broad Set of Offerings Cover 'Concept to Launch' Activities

Atlassian offers a broad set of stand-alone, yet highly integrated products that are used by organizations, including more than 85 of the Fortune 100 companies, to manage software development activities that range from concept to launch, including:

  • JIRA, the de facto industry standard for software project tracking and issue management, including JIRA Enterprise with 24x7 support
  • Confluence, content collaboration software
  • Bamboo, a continuous integration and continuous deployment server
  • Stash, Git repository management software for enterprise teams

Atlassian offers both SaaS-based and on-premise offerings. More than 1,000 commercial and open-source plug-ins are available on the Atlassian Marketplace.

Download a free copy of the full report here.

About the Magic Quadrant

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Atlassian

Atlassian products help innovators everywhere plan, build and launch great software. More than 20,000 large and small organizations – including Citigroup, eBay, Netflix and Nike – use Atlassian’s issue tracking, collaboration and software-development products to work smarter and deliver quality results on time. Learn more at

[i] Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Application Life Cycle Management" by Thomas Murphy and Jim Duggan, June 5, 2012.

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