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Jira Software vs. Azure DevOps (Formerly TFS/VSTS)

Jira Software is built for every member of your software team to plan, track, and release great software. See how Jira Software stacks up against Microsoft's Azure DevOps (formerly TFS and VSTS).

Jira Software vs. Azure DevOps (Formerly TFS/VSTS)

Azure DevOps is a set of development tools used by software teams. Unlike Azure DevOps, Jira Software gives teams the power to iterate and change their workflows over time and fit whatever flavor of agile works for them.

Roadmaps

Sketch out the big picture and ensure your roadmap connects to your team's work.

Agile boards

Fit your framework: Scrum and kanban boards focus your team on delivering customer value, faster.

Workflow engine

Get started quickly with predefined workflows or design your own.

DevOps metrics

Bring information from your development tools into Jira and get visibility into your software pipeline.

Why choose Jira Software over Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS/TFS)?

See what makes Jira Software the #1 software development tool used by agile teams.

Feature Comparison

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Out-of-the-box agile support

Support for Scrum, Kanban, and any framework in between. Teams can begin with a lightweight approach and then progressively add more features.

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Supports Kanban, Scrum and CMMI.

No ability switch between.

Simply powerful project configuration

Teams can easily customize their project workflow, issue types, and fields for the board they want and need, without affecting another project’s customizations.

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Built-in roadmaps

Quickly create a timeline of your plans, update your priorities as they change, visualize dependencies, and communicate the status of work to your stakeholders.

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Customizable dashboard

Create custom dashboards in Jira Software that contain all the information you need to effectively plan and track your work.

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Comprehensive agile reporting

Teams have access to more than a dozen reports with real-time, actionable insights into how their team is performing sprint over sprint.

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Powerful search

Jira Software comes with advanced search capabilities powered by Jira Query Language that offers teams detailed views into their work.

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Developer environment agnostic

Jira Software works with every type of developer environment, meaning no team member will ever be forced to use any tool they don't want to.

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Native mobile support

With Jira Software for iPhone and Android, your single source of truth is always in your pocket.

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Marketplace with 1,000+ plug-and-play add-ons

Over 1,000 plug-and-play add-ons from the Atlassian Marketplace extend Jira Software to fit any use case or development process.

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Enterprise-ready

Jira Software provides high availability, performance at scale and advanced security features like encryption at rest.

Jira Software

Azure DevOps

Information effective July 24 2019

“Jira embraces the real agile philosophy by giving you a simple platform that is also highly customizable so that you can implement the process and elements that work best for your case/project and with a rich out-of-the-box feature set that represents elements of multiple agile project management techniques.”

Jorge S.

Review from G2

Trusted by over 65,000 customers worldwide

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All the features your team needs to build great software, at a fraction of the cost. Choose Jira Software today.