Gitlab is a collaboration platform for software development that was started in 2011 as an open-source Git-in-the-cloud solution. Since its inception, Gitlab has evolved, reimagining the scope of DevOps tooling to include developers, operations, and security teams in one single application; providing more collaboration tools to support new development practices, such as continuous delivery, and performance monitoring. Today, they are the only integrated product, covering the entire software development lifecycle from project planning to application performance monitoring in a single interface.
Built on Open Source, Gitlab leverages the community contributions of thousands of developers and millions of users to continuously deliver new DevOps innovations. More than 100,000 organizations from startups to global enterprise organizations, including Ticketmaster, ING, NASDAQ, Alibaba, Sony, and Intel trust Gitlab to deliver great software at new speeds.
Gitlab is operated from San Francisco, California and venture-backed by Telstra Ventures, Khosla Ventures, GV, August Capital, Y Combinator, FoundersClub and 500 Startups.
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Gitlab is built for the new generation of Developers and Enterprises that look to embrace modernized practices for continuous integration and application performance monitoring (and more). Gitlab is the only Git repository player offering a single interface for managing an entire software development lifecycle from project planning to application performance monitoring; providing customers better agility and social coding features with the security and commercial guarantees at scale.
The company offers a transparent product roadmap, releasing new versions on the 22nd of every month, and openly shares source code and product roadmaps with the public. Customers can start using Gitlab for source code management and/or continuous integration but then as they work to adopt DevOps practices or work towards achieving continuous delivery, Gitlab has already built-in the needed tools for customers to jumpstart that process without having to adopt and learn other products. Gitlab leverages the power of community contributions of thousands of developers and millions of users and is built on an open-core development model, whereby the a core part of the platform is open source, while maintaining a rich library of advanced features that are available only to paying customers.