Atlassian Celebrates Growth Collaboration Releases Summit2014

Atlassian is making some noise in the enterprise collaboration world at its annual conference in San Jose, Calif., this week.

Among the news -- the launch of a new native mobile HipChat app for iPhone and iPad that uses iOS 8’s new features. HipChat is the former San Francisco-based private chat service for enterprise collaboration that Atlassian acquired in 2012.

Meanwhile, Atlassian officials reported that the company ended its fiscal year June 30 with revenue of $215 million, up 44 percent over the previous year.

New Releases

Including HipChat for iOS 8, Atlassian, headquartered in Sydney, Australia, released three new features this week:

  • Stash Data Center Beta: Atlassian officials are calling this the only collaborative Git solution that supports massive scale. "Stash Data Center is the ideal solution for enterprises looking to unlock collaborative workflows for their growing software teams," officials said in a statement.
  • JIRA Service Desk 2.0: Includes an improved user experience, new self-service focus, better knowledge base utilization and advanced service level agreement (SLA) monitoring and management.
  • HipChat for iOS8: Atlassian’s group chat and real-time communication software for businesses has been updated with simpler notifications, iOS native sharing and chat rooms, file sharing and searchable chat history.

Helping 40,000

Atlassian's customer count is up to 40,000, according to a statement from Atlassian co-CEO and co-founder Scott Farquhar.

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The scene from this week's Atlassian Summit 2014.

“Our mission is to help teams in every company do the best work of their lives and achieve incredible results," he said. "With nearly 40,000 active companies relying on Atlassian to boost team productivity, we're making incredible progress."

This past year included the addition of 9,000 net new customers, officials said. The company also added more than 300 new Atlassian staff bringing the total worldwide to nearly 1,000.