Why switch to JIRA Software?

JIRA Software vs. Rally (CA Agile Central)

JIRA Software is built for every member of your software team to plan, track, and release great software.

    JIRA Software Rally
Customizable workflow designer Yes No
Customizable dashboard Yes Yes
Agile planning and reporting Yes Yes
Marketplace with 1,000+ add-ons Yes No
Data center deployment
(active-active clustering)
Yes No
Transparent pricing on website Yes No
Portfolio management Portfolio for JIRA Unlimited version only

Top reasons to go JIRA Software

Full agile support

Out-of-the-box scrum and kanban functionality allow you to easily scale agile practices across your software team and deliver value to end users faster than ever before.

Industry leading workflow engine

Don't let your issue tracking software dictate your team's process. With JIRA Software's flexible workflow engine you can easily build the perfect process that fits the way your team works.

Powerful search and reporting

Use JIRA's Query Language (JQL) to create a personalized view of JIRA Software. Build dashboards that track project status, house custom reports, and monitor team progress.

Deep developer tool integrations

Get more from JIRA Software with flexible REST and Java APIs – plus over 950 plugins and add-ons in the Atlassian Marketplace – that connect with the applications and tools you use every day.

Importing from Rally is easy

Importing Rally projects into JIRA Software is easier than ever. Watch our video and follow these simple steps to migrate today:

Access the Rally importer in JIRA Software



Select the CSV file you exported from Rally



Map Rally fields to JIRA fields



Run the importer



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