Category: Managed Applications

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Atlassian Security Stress

Stress is a common part of having a job in IT, but some stress can be good.  It keeps you on your toes, looking for what might be an issue, and keeps you from being completely surprised by unexpected risks. However, security stress can become paralyzing, and inhibit your ability to make decisions because you’re… Read more »

Top 5 Jira Plugins for Manufacturing

To create great products, manufacturers must be able to monitor quality, efficiently plan processes, and track the efficacy of production. However, manufacturers must also stay organized throughout this process and have tools that can facilitate these capabilities. Atlassian’s Jira is a useful platform for managing the workflows of the manufacturing process thanks to its features… Read more »

Top 5 Confluence Plugins for Marketing

Launching an effective marketing campaign, or maintaining the cyclical process of marketing, requires collaboration and organization among team members. However, it can be challenging to achieve these important efforts without the right tools. Atlassian’s Confluence is an integral platform marketers can use to improve their marketing efforts. This platform offers a whole host of plugins… Read more »

Atlassian Plugin Best Practices

Contegix is proud to be an Atlassian Expert Partner and has many customers who rely on our expertise with the Atlassian suite to keep their critical instances of JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc. running. We make sure your instances are fast, stable, and up-to-date. With the number of Atlassian instances that we host, we have learned… Read more »

Safe and Efficient Application Migration

We do a lot of migrations, some require additional work, but most are fairly routine.  That’s because our extensive experience, has allowed us to develop a solid process that helps get you migrated to Contegix Hosting in a safe and well tested manner. With migrations, we can see diverse problems upon import. It can be anything… Read more »

[Webcast Playback] Leveraging Atlassian in Contegix FedRAMP Cloud

Last month, Don West, Manager of Solution Architecture at Contegix, presented “Leveraging Atlassian in Contegix FedRAMP Cloud,” a webcast hosted by Carahsoft, a Contegix Strategic Alliance Partner. Listeners of this webcast tuned in to hear Don discuss the challenges government DevOps teams face and the ways in which organizations can better leverage Cloud Application Solution Providers… Read more »

Diving Deeper into what “CASP” Really Means

In the last article, I focused on how traditional hosting and MSPs were a thing of the past, while introducing the new concept of a Cloud Application Service Provider or “CASP”.  In this piece, I want to focus a little more on what really defines a CASP and why we at Contegix believe it truly… Read more »

Why is Contegix an “Atlassian Expert”?

“DIY” is a great way to save money, but any cost savings come at the price of your lost time. Instead of dealing with your business, you are hammering away at system issues and the 3am support calls. Managed hosting is a good way to save time and money on your end, that is, if… Read more »

Top 5 Things to Know About Stride

Atlassian’s 2017 release of its Stride messaging app is set to transform how teams collaborate. The main focus of Stride is helping teams work better and stay on track to get their task completed. With Stride, Atlassian is on a mission to help enterprises move forward by redefining communication. Here are five key factors to… Read more »

The Future of MSPs is Here and It Looks Like Us

The days of pure-play, legacy hosting is becoming a fading trend these days that only applies to the smaller websites. In a world where companies need more from the Managed Service Provider (MSP) delivering their hosting services, the shift towards Cloud Service Providers with a focus on applications and a DevOps mentality becomes more and… Read more »