Adaptavist acquires leading Atlassian JIRA Add-On Script Runner Tuesday 9 December 2014 PDF Print Script Runner is an awesome piece of software. Not only that but it has the potential to open up many new avenues for Enterprise JIRA users. LONDON, December 7th 2014: Adaptavist, the leading global Atlassian Expert, has announced the acquisition of Script Runner. Script Runner is a hugely popular Add-On for Atlassian’s JIRA software. It is actively used in over 8,500 JIRA installations and gives JIRA users the power to extend its capabilities in any way they wish. As part of the deal, Script Runner’s creator Jamie Echlin joins the Adaptavist team to take the product to the next level. Echlin brings a portfolio of JIRA Add-Ons with him and will also be responsible for extending Adaptavist’s capabilities around JIRA as an Enterprise ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) tool. Echlin is third on the Atlassian Answers Leaderboard and a highly respected contributor to the Atlassian Ecosystem. With Jamie taking his place alongside fellow Adaptavist Nic Brough - first on the Leaderboard - it shows Adaptavist’s commitment to offering its clients access to the best talent around Atlassian’s software and the application lifecycle. “The opportunity to join Adaptavist was too good to pass up,” said Jamie Echlin, creator of Script Runner. “They are clearly the most advanced partner in the Atlassian Ecosystem. The original impetus to develop Script Runner came from a desire to build on what JIRA is capable of. Every time I spoke to someone from Adaptavist, I saw the same desire to push the boundaries.” “At Adaptavist, we pride ourselves on being the most Technically Excellent Atlassian Partner and having the finest minds in the Ecosystem,” added Adaptavist’s CEO, Simon Haighton-Williams. “As everyone who's used it knows, Script Runner is an awesome piece of software. Not only that but it has the potential to open up many new avenues for Enterprise JIRA users.” The acquisition caps a year of spectacular growth for Adaptavist. The company will end 2014 having doubled its headcount, revenue and profitability. Ends Adaptavist For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact: Stephen Morris firstname.lastname@example.org 07740 931576 Editors Note: Established in 2005, Adaptavist is an IT services company with operations in the USA, Germany and the UK and clients in more than 60 countries. It provides premium professional services, support, hosting and products to a range Enterprise clients including over half of the Fortune 500. Adaptavist is an Atlassian Platinum Partner, Atlassian Enterprise Expert and an Atlassian Authorised Training Expert. The company has been working with Atlassian software since 2005 and is officially recognised as Atlassian’s most Technically Excellent Expert Partner, receiving the award from Atlassian President Jay Simon. This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Why Digital in the following categories: Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.