As of June 29th, 2020, Enterprise releases are now called Long Term Support releases. The security bug fix policy for these releases was also updated - we will continue to backport critical security bug fixes and now when architecturally possible, all other security bug fixes are backported to the release for 24 months. To learn more about this change, view our Community post.
At Atlassian, we've been shipping Server product releases to customers for a long time. At each step of our journey, we've listened to your feedback on our releases and worked to incorporate that knowledge into a release structure that works better for you. Today, we're excited to share an update that we expect will help better plan your upgrades and meet the needs of your users.
Starting today, we are introducing the concept of Enterprise releases for JIRA Software and Confluence Server and Data Center products. The goal is to allow you to remain on a feature release (e.g. Jira Software 7.6) that you know will get critical bug fixes without requiring you to upgrade to the latest feature release.
Enterprise releases will receive additional support and documentation from the Atlassian team. Each Enterprise release will include:
For more information on how Enterprise releases will work, take a look at the full blog post. Questions or comments? Leave them here and let us know what you think.