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Jira Software is an issue tracker and agile project management application. Portfolio for Jira Portfolio is a separate add-on that enables portoflio management in Jira Software. Jira Service Desk is a separate application to enable IT and customer service capablilities. Jira Core is a scaled down version of Jira Software that contains the general project managment capabilities without the software and agile-specific functionality of Jira Software.

Jira is available via 3 deploment models:





GitLab has Jira integration that allows Jira Software to be used as an issue tracker for the planning stage while using GitLab for the rest of the DevOps lifecycle: source code managment, CI/CD, and monitoring.


Jira Software pricing

Portfolio for Jira pricing

Jira Service Desk pricing

Jira Core pricing


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