Newly-listed developer tool vendor Atlassian has acquired StatusPage, a startup in the status notification space. Founded back in 2013, StatusPage is answering the critical demand from operations teams for up-to-the-second visibility around the availability and status of the different services they use.

There is an interesting backstory here — Atlassian is actually a longtime customer of StatusPage using it to deliver insights across a number of its different services — Status, Bitbucket and HipChat. Other StatusPage customers include Intercom, Venmo and NewRelic at the smaller end of town, with large companies like Intuit and Citrix also using the service.

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