Atlassian Software Systems today announced its selection by Deloitte in the Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the fastest growing technology companies in Asia Pacific. With three-year revenue growth exceeding 900%, Atlassian has not only positioned itself as one of the fastest growing software companies in Asia Pacific, but also the fastest growing software company in Australia.


Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) January 16, 2006 — Atlassian Software Systems today announced its selection by Deloitte in the Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the fastest growing technology companies in Asia Pacific. With three-year revenue growth exceeding 900%, Atlassian has not only positioned itself as one of the fastest growing software companies in Asia Pacific, but also the fastest growing software company in Australia.
In just four short years, Atlassian’s unique approach to software development has seen its two software applications, JIRA & Confluence, embraced by teams in more than 3,000 organisations in over 55 countries around the world. Atlassian’s customers span every industry sector and include organizations such as Oracle, Citigroup, NASA, Honda, GlaxoSmithKline, and the United Nations.
“Because Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific measures sustained revenue growth over three years, being one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Asia Pacific is an impressive achievement,” said Ian Thatcher, partner in charge of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific program.” Atlassian deserves a lot of credit for its remarkable growth.” In its 4th year, the program ranks the fastest growing technology companies in Asia Pacific, highlighting both established and emerging companies. Atlassian ranked 43rd overall, and among Australian companies was ranked 4th fastest with three-year revenue growth of 945%.
“We are all really honored to be recognised by Deloitte,” said Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-founder and CEO. “In 2002 we set out to build a different kind of software company: one that really listens to its customers, is highly open and transparent, is committed to legendary support and maintains an unrelenting focus on innovation. It’s great to see just how well this is working for us.” In addition to direct sales, Atlassian has been rapidly expanding their partner program. Today, over 40 resellers around the world distribute Atlassian software and provide value added services including customisation and training.
Atlassian’s software enables organizations to collaborate and manage knowledge projects within, or across, diverse teams. Atlassian JIRA, the leading bug and issue tracking software, and Atlassian Confluence, the world’s most popular enterprise wiki, meet the needs of organisations and projects of any size. Customers receive enterprise-level performance without the typical cumbersome enterprise licensing terms. Together with a transparent development cycle, source access, incredible features, active communities, and legendary support, Atlassian is reinventing the way users acquire and use enterprise software.
About The Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific
The Technology Fast 500 list is compiled from Deloitte’s Asia Pacific Technology Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500, and public company database research. To qualify for the Technology Fast 500, entrants must have had first year operating revenues of at least US$50,000. Entrants must also be public or private companies headquartered in Asia Pacific and must be a “technology company,” defined as a company that owns proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues; manufactures a technology related product, or devotes a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology.
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 3000 customers in 55 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. Atlassian is currently hiring. For more information on Atlassian please visit: http http://www.atlassian.com/c/PR/10861
About Deloitte
Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, its member firms, and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is an organization of member firms around the world devoted to excellence in providing professional services and advice, focused on client service through a global strategy executed locally in nearly 150 countries. With access to the deep intellectual capital of 120,000 people worldwide, Deloitte delivers services in four professional areas-audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services and serves more than one-half of the world’s largest companies, as well as large national enterprises, public institutions, locally important clients and successful, fast-growing global growth companies. Services are not provided by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Verein, and, for regulatory and other reasons, certain member firms do not provide services in all four professional areas. As a Swiss Verein (association), neither Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu nor any of its member firms has any liability for each other’s acts or omissions. Each of the member firms is a separate and independent legal entity operating under the names “Deloitte,” “Deloitte & Touche,” “Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu” or other related names.

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