On Thursday, collaboration company Atlassian announced its acquisition of Code Barrel, which makes automation tooling for Atlassian’s flagship team ticket tracking product, Jira.
According to an acquisition announcement published to Code Barrel’s blog, Knecht wrote that “My co-founder Nick and I spent a collective 20 years at Atlassian and it became a massive part of our lives.
The company said that the acquisition will allow its team to invest more in R&D to continue improving its Automation for Jira system.
Code Barrel is Atlassian’s third known acquisition in 2019, according to Crunchbase data, making this year the most acquisitive in Atlassian’s roughly 17-year history.
Crunchbase has listings for 13 acquisitions, but Atlassian said it has acquired over 20 companies.