(SAN JOSE, Calif. November 13, 2017)- Industry-leading test management software provider, Zephyr, acquired the visual feedback and collaborative testing tool “Capture for Jira” from Atlassian on November 13, 2017, expanding their portfolio of software quality management tools.
Zephyr has been an Atlassian Partner for several years, and is well known for the tool Zephyr for JIRA, one of the top-selling test management solutions in the Atlassian marketplace since launching in 2012 with over 12,000 customers. Additional products and apps in the Zephyr family include ZAPI, Zephyr Enterprise Platform, and Zephyr Blueprints for Confluence. Zephyr also offers an Enterprise version of their software solutions with additional functionality and enhancements for quality assurance and development operations.
Of the acquisition, Zephyr CEO Scott Johnson shares, “We are excited to bring software testing innovation to Capture for Jira customers and expand our collaboration with Atlassian and our presence on their Marketplace. Atlassian has done a fantastic job with this product line and we are looking forward to building on this success with continued investments and innovation in the product. Development has already begun to bring new capabilities to our Capture for Jira customers, such as video capture, a browser extension for Edge, and a deep integration with Zephyr for Jira.”
Capture for Jira is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. The tool has a deep integration with Jira Software, a project management tool for software developers, allowing users to capture screenshots within browsers, create annotations, and prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
“We believe Capture for Jira will thrive under the ownership of Zephyr. They have a proven track record in the software testing space and Capture for Jira aligns well with their strategic focus on quality and testing for all types of software and IT teams,” said Bryan Rollins, Head of Server Business, Atlassian.
Capture for Jira is used by thousands of companies. Learn more about Capture for Jira with a free trial on the Atlassian marketplace.
To ensure a smooth transition, current Capture for Jira customers will not need to make any changes or updates. Capture for Jira will remain on the Atlassian Marketplace as an app, current licenses and subscriptions will remain active, and support will be offered directly from Zephyr at https://www.getzephyr.com/support.
Zephyr is a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for more than 12,000 global customers across 100 countries. Product and IT teams of all sizes use Zephyr’s products to manage all aspects of their testing lifecycle to release high quality software, faster. Zephyr’s feature rich products address today’s dynamic and global needs across a variety of industries including finance, healthcare, media, mobile, IT services, and enterprise software. Zephyr is headquartered in San Jose, CA with offices in King of Prussia, PA, Europe, and India. For more information, please visit www.getzephyr.com
Contact: Robb Ellis