In the run-up to its IPO, developer tool company Atlassian was expected to roll out some product announcements. And so it is, this company, which has long been known for having a different way of doing things, is today announcing an interesting integration between its Bitbucket service and a number of different cloud vendors.

For those unaware, Bitbucket is a web-based hosting service for projects that use either the Mercurial or Git revision control systems. Bitbucket, a competitor to GitHub, offers both commercial plans and free accounts. These tools host a team’s code, ready to be developed, deployed, and managed to infrastructure.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.