Category: Managed Applications

Top 5 JIRA Plugins for Marketing Teams

JIRA is a powerful platform, but it doesn’t always hit the mark for your marketing team. If you find yourself in situations where you wish that JIRA had more flexibility and ability to support your marketing efforts, you need to explore this list of the top five JIRA plugins that cover everything from your customer… Read more »

DevOps Part 2: Public Cloud and DevOps Tools Go Hand in Hand

In our previous post, we addressed the confusion that many people have about DevOps.  It’s more than just putting together two critical teams in your IT organization.  DevOps are tools that facilitate collaboration and communication between your development and operations teams, and automate the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes.  You can avoid human… Read more »

A Close Look at AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become commonplace as the backbone of many businesses’ infrastructure and offers a variety of uses, including being a means for acquiring big data computing and software development. Enterprises and developers can use AWS to create, deploy, run, maintain, and keep track of applications in the cloud. This public cloud computing… Read more »

Let Contegix handle your Atlassian upgrades


When you are hosting your own Atlassian Apps, upgrades can be the bane of your existence. For those hosting them with Contegix, it’s a breeze…. because we do all the work! Here’s How It Works: From the customer, we request the following information prior to beginning: What specific instance do you want upgraded? (e.g. What… 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 if you can… Read more »

When DBaaS is Right for You

Database as a Service (DBaaS) is a natural fit for cloud computing. Databases are self-contained services, it’s often necessary to access them from multiple locations and different applications, and they often require large amounts of storage that requires careful maintenance. Here are a few instances to help you decide if DBaaS is right for you.… Read more »

Atlassian Hosting Offers More Freedom, Fewer Surprises

Traditionally, web developers test and update software on their company’s own machines and then deploy it with a hosting provider. This can lead to inconvenient surprises when the hardware or operating systems aren’t exactly the same. An increasingly popular alternative is using Atlassian Hosting at all levels. A three-tiered production environment uses a development server, where… Read more »

Why Application Hosting is Becoming the Norm for SMBs

Mobile Devices

Though many professionals understand that application hosting has simple money-saving and productivity boosting benefits; there are other reasons that small and medium-sized businesses implementing application hosting in their IT strategy. Many businesses are still using systems, like legacy systems, that are difficult to integrate with new software and application platforms. While application hosting allows your… Read more »

The Top 5 JIRA Plugins for Agile Teams

For Agile development teams, tracking and managing the project backlog is crucial. Post-it notes tacked on a whiteboard are convenient for planning, but they won’t survive the length of a sprint. That’s why a project management tool like Atlassian’s JIRA is needed. It provides the bug tracking, release planning and project reporting features that teams… Read more »

WordPress Deployment Best Practices

In today’s digital world, people spend all day surfing the web, trading links, clicking ‘like’ on Facebook for other links.  The source of a lot of those links are the millions of random blogs out there on the internet.  A large amount of those blogs are run by the WordPress Blogging platform, which includes many of our customers. WordPress… Read more »