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GitHub Acquisition by Microsoft

The unthinkable happened last week: GitHub, a version control application used by developers to host and provide open source code / applications, has been acquired by one of the least open source companies, Microsoft for $7.5 billions in stock. With the acquisition,...

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Ascend Supports Launch of Miami AUG

When we opened our new office in Miami we saw an opportunity to support the launch of a Miami-based Atlassian User Group. This new space has improved our outreach efforts, and with this new AUG we want to be advocates for the use of Atlassian solutions in this vibrant and growing community. Small technology firms are booming in South Beach and we’re excited to be part of it.

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Atlassian DC Team Tour

Meet us there For 2018, Atlassian has set up multiple team tours to various cities around the world showcasing and discussing product functionalities, use cases, and providing partners with the opportunity to feature their services.We will be one of the sponsors for...

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Migrating Your Atlassian Tools to a Cloud IaaS Provider

Recently we’ve been working with our partners migrating the Atlassian Tool Suite (JIRA / Confluence / Bitbucket) from their server based instances to a Cloud Infrastructure Virtual Private Server (VPS) as a Service (IaaS) such as Azure, Amazon EC2, DigitalOcean, and Google Cloud. Based on our experience, we compiled a list of some points to contemplate before deciding to migrate from your physical server:

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Atlassian Summit 2017 Recap

Every year the Atlassian community comes together for a 2 – 4-day long Summit, depending on whether you are a partner, vendor, or a user/developer. This year Ascend Integrated attended the 2017 Summit hosted in San Jose, CA. We wanted to put together some of the cool...

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Jira’s Scalability: What to Expect

As 2017 came to a close our team at Ascend Integrated asked ourselves a simple question: How does the Jira ecosystem exist within a small team? As many project management solutions have gone all-in on Enterprise solutions, Atlassian has maintained that Jira is prime...

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Atlassian Summit 2017

The Atlassian Summit in San Jose is fast approaching! Between the excitement of the keynotes, partner day, bash, and the exhibit floor partners and decision makers, the week will be filled with opportunities for networking and education on agile and the...

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Integrating JIRA and SSO Using CAS

By default, Atlassian JIRA has an internal directory, integrates with LDAP / Active Directory, and integrates with a Single Sign On (SSO) solution: Crowd. However, a growing number of administrators are looking to integrate their Atlassian solutions across their...

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