Pix Software Systems, our largest Atlassian European reseller, reported to us that they had reached a major milestone by selling over 150 Atlassian licenses of Jira and Confluence. We’re very excited about their progress. Pix Software was one of Atlassian’s first partners, they’re based in Germany and offer a variety of services and consultancy for Software Quality Assurance and Software Testing.
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Here’s the press release:
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Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) July 5, 2006 — Atlassian Software Systems today announced that value added reseller (VAR) Pix Software GmbH has sold more than 150 software licenses of Atlassian Jira, the professional issue tracker, and Atlassian Confluence, the enterprise wiki. This milestone makes Pix Software one of Atlassian’s fastest growing VARs in Europe and attests to the success of Atlassian’s new Partner Program.
“Pix Software has done a great job of providing services and support to their customers,” said William Anderson, director of the Atlassian Partner Program. “Now that Confluence has been fully internationalised, I expect it to be localised and distributed more and more by companies like Pix.”
As a value added reseller, Pix Software offers additional services for deep customisation and integration of Jira and Confluence to their customers. Pix Software helps companies take full advantage of the J2EE architecture, SOAP APIs, and XML-RPC of the Atlassian products by building customisations and plugins.
“Atlassian’s software is in high demand because it’s thoroughly customisable for different workflows and users,” said Arne Schirmacher, CEO at Pix Software. “Atlassian has done a fantastic job of keeping things simple, from the software’s user interface design to its pricing. That in turn makes our job of working with clients and deploying software that much faster and easier.”
With the growing need for sharing and managing information better, Atlassian’s products have been adopted into just about every business niche, and today over 4,000 organisations in more than 60 countries rely on Jira and Confluence. Both products are being used across all industries including corporate, high tech, government, non-profit, telco, gaming, services, and more. Atlassian’s Java-based products are “lightweight,” easy to deploy, and extremely flexible, making them easy for value added resellers and integrators to deploy and customise for their respective customers. Atlassian’s award-winning products can be up and running in minutes in nearly every application environment.
Jira is a web-based application providing an accessible and agile issue-tracking platform that is highly usable by both technical and business users alike. Confluence is a pragmatic, practical knowledge management solution that combines the simplicity of a wiki with the powerful features enterprises demand. Both applications enjoy additional support from the active Atlassian Developer Network that has contributed scores of plugins to extend each application’s functionality.
About the Atlassian Partner Program
In more than 60 countries and every industry, Atlassian partners help implement, localise, configure, and support Jira and Confluence. Atlassian partners offer a wide range of software development, consulting expertise, and best practices to help customers leverage their investment. Frequently, Atlassian partners also rely on Jira and Confluence to track their own projects, communicate with clients, and manage knowledge, thus giving them a valuable and unique perspective on the applications they resell and support. Learn more about the Atlassian Partner Program.
About Atlassian Software Systems
Atlassian Software Systems is an innovative Australian software company providing enterprise software solutions to the world’s leading organisations. Recently recognised as Australia’s fastest-growing software company by BRW magazine, Atlassian has over 4,000 customers in more than 60 countries, and has offices in Sydney and San Francisco. Atlassian’s mission is to build a different kind of software company – one that listens to client needs, values innovation in development and solves customer problems with brilliant simplicity. Atlassian’s commitment to legendary service provides consistent, high quality support for all their customers.
About Pix Software GmbH
Pix Software GmbH offers services and consultancy for Software Quality Assurance, Software Testing, and related themes. As one of the first Atlassian partners and with lots of experience with Atlassian products, Pix Software has over 100 customers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland relying on them for Jira and Confluence support. For more information on Pix Software GmbH, please call +49 21 6395 3030 or visit http://www.softwaretesting.de.