A pandemic and recession won’t stop Atlassian’s SaaS push

No company is completely insulated from the macroeconomic fallout of COVID-19, but we are seeing some companies fare better than others, especially those providing ways to collaborate online. Count At

Slack and Atlassian strengthen their partnership with deeper integrations

A lot of “partnerships” between tech companies don’t get very far beyond a press release and maybe some half-hearted co-selling attempts. When Atlassian sold its chat services to Sla

Atlassian launches free tiers for all its cloud products, extends premium pricing plan

At our TC Sessions: Enterprise event, Atlassian co-CEO Scott Farquhar today announced a number of updates to how the company will sell its cloud-based services. These include the launch of new premium

Slack forms key alliance as Atlassian throws in the towel on enterprise chat

With today’s announcement from Atlassian that it was selling to Slack the IP assets of its two enterprise communications tools, HipChat and Stride, it closes the book on one of the earliest comp

Atlassian’s HipChat and Stride to be discontinued, with Slack buying up the IP

HipChat, the workplace chat app that held the throne before Slack was Slack, is being discontinued. Also being discontinued is Atlassian’s own would-be HipChat replacement, Stride. News of the d

After 20 years of Salesforce, what Marc Benioff got right and wrong about the cloud

As we enter the twentieth year of Salesforce, there's an interesting opportunity to reflect back on the change that Marc Benioff created with the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model for enterprise soft

Custom status messages are coming to Slack

AFK, BRB, in a coffee meeting or what not — Slack, with its constant stream of communication, is probably not the the first place you'd drop an away message or status update to keep people informed

Hipchat’s VoiceMyBot tests the waters for Amazon Echo in the workplace

Hipchat, the workplace collaboration platform from Atlassian that competes against the likes of Slack, Yammer and (soon?) Skype Teams, is today announcing a new service that — figuratively and

Atlassian’s HipChat gets group video chats

In Atlassian‘s view, video is the next battlefield in the enterprise chat wars (a war it is mostly fighting with Slack, it seems). Its HipChat group messaging app launched one-on-one video chat

Startup spending guide: When freebies will do

This is the second installment in the Startup Spending Guide series, where we are exploring how early-stage startups should spend their non-payroll money. In the first installment we enumerated areas

Workato Chat Bot Brings Enterprise Workflow Into Slack

As we head into 2016, enterprise chat applications like Slack are suddenly a hot commodity, and if you’re inside chat a good portion of the day the argument goes, you should be able to access ot

Hipchat-Maker Atlassian Prices IPO at $21

It’s the last big tech IPO of the year. Atlassian has just priced at $21 per share, above the expected range of $19 to $20. Releasing 22 million shares, the company is raising $462 million. The A

Hipchat-Maker Atlassian Sets Share Prices For Its IPO

Enterprise software company Atlassian, which filed a month ago to go public on NASDAQ, has disclosed how much its shares will cost. In a SEC filing, the company said its 20 million shares will be pric

Atlassian Opens Its HipChat Messaging Platform To Developers

HipChat, the team chat platform Atlassian acquired in 2012, now allows developers to build apps that run directly inside its user interface. Until now, developers were only able to push inbound mes

Atlassian Acquires Team Chat Service “Hall” To Bring More Non-Technical Users To HipChat

Atlassian, the company behind developer services like JIRA and Confluence, as well as the group chat tool HipChat, today announced that it has acquired Hall, a group chat service for businesses. The

Atlassian Launches HipChat Server, Doubles Down On Team Collaboration

It’s been almost three years since Atlassian acquired HipChat and the product is now at the center of the company’s strategy as it doubles down on team collaboration. Today, it’s la

Atlassian’s HipChat Removes User Limits On Free Plans

Atlassian’s HipChat is switching up its monetization strategy a bit — and mostly for the better: instead of offering small teams with up to five members access to the service for free, it

HipChat Launches One-To-One Video, Audio And Screensharing For All Users

Real-time communication platform HipChat is facilitating more than just text-based messaging with its most recent feature addition – it now supports one-to-one video chat, audio calls and screenshar

HipChat Brings Mac Client Out Of Beta, Offers Up Overhauled iOS App As Trials Triple With Free Tier

HipChat has done a whole lot of overhauling when it comes to its desktop and mobile clients over the past year, and now the native Mac app, which was released as a beta on February 14, is getting its

HipChat Launches Android App Version 2.0, With Completely Native Redesign And Improved Performance

Atlassian's HipChat is in the process of rolling out revised or new native apps across all platforms for it group chat tool, and now it's introducing HipChat version 2.0 for Android devices. The impro
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