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Why Ultimate?

GitLab Ultimate

Ultimate supports enterprise IT transformations to high-velocity delivery without sacrificing security, compliance or enterprise governance. Ultimate includes specific features to help enterprises improve:

- Portfolio Management
- Application Security
- Compliance
- Operations

GitLab Roadmap

Portfolio Management

Planning and managing work across multiple projects, products, and groups is a longstanding challenge where enterprise leaders try to optimize their talent, budget and time to deliver the most value to their business. In GitLab Ultimate, we are delivering specific capabilities to support portfolio planning and execution. Epics
Portfolio Management Value
Epics Organize, plan and manage work across the group, collecting multiple issues together.
Roadmaps Visualize multiple epics across time in order to plan when future features will ship.
VSM Workflow Analytics(future) Visualize the end to end value stream to identify and resolve bottlenecks.
Risk Management (future) Manage risk of epics not being completed on time.
What-If Scenario Planning(future) Visualize potential impact in the overall portfolio if you were to make a change.
Roadmap Capacity Planning(future) Visualize if future work is feasible from an effort perspective.


Delivering code at DevOps velocity MUST include security as a core element in the pipeline. GitLab Ultimate weaves security into the pipeline to provide early and actionable feedback to the development team. Security Dashboards
Security Value
Static Application Security Testing Evaluates the static code, checking for potential security issues.
Dynamic Application Security Testing Analyzes the review application to identify potential security issues.
Dependency Scanning Evaluates the third-party dependencies to identify potential security issues.
Container Scanning Analyzes Docker images and checks for potential security issues.
Security Dashboard Visualize the latest security status for each project and across projects.
Security Metrics and Trends (future) Metrics and historical data about how many vulnerabilities have been spotted, addressed, solved, and how much time was spent for the complete cycle.


Maintain an end to end picture of how your applications are deployed and delivering business value. Operations Dashboard
Operations Value
Kubernetes Cluster Health Monitoring Track cluster CPU and Memory utilization. Keeping an eye on cluster resources can be important, if the cluster runs out of memory pods may be shutdown or fail to start.
Kubernetes Cluster Logs View the logs of running pods in connected Kubernetes clusters so that developers can avoid having to manage console tools or jump to a different interface.
App Perf. Alerts Respond to changes to your application performance with alerts for custom metrics.
Operations Dashboard a holistic view of the overall health of your company's operations.
Anomaly Alerts (future) alerting based on deviation from the weekly mean.


Compliance Value
License Management Identify the presence of new software licenses included in your project. Approve or deny the inclusion of a specific license.
CD with SOC 2 Compliance(future) Support SOC 2 compliance


Other Value
Chat Ops Execute common actions directly from chat, with the output sent back to the channel.
Guest Users Guest users don’t count towards the license count.

Note: Ultimate also includes 4 business hour support and a Technical Account Manager.

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