Over the past two years we’ve seen Server to Cloud migrations increase exponentially as we release new cloud platform features and our customers adopt a more cloud-centric infrastructure. As such, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to make Server to Cloud assessment and migration easier for our customers.
Extended cloud trials for Jira and Confluence
We’re excited to announce that starting today, we’re offering all Server and Data Center customers an extended cloud trial to help them to explore, assess, and migrate to the cloud over time – at no cost. Extended cloud trials provide free and full access to an equivalent Jira and/or Confluence Cloud product for a minimum of 60 days, or the remaining maintenance duration – whichever is longer.
Extended cloud trials also match the existing user tier (up to 5,000), and let customers freely switch between Standard and Premium cloud plans to see which fits their business best.
Why customers are migrating to the cloud
Customers migrate to the cloud for a variety of reasons, but increased flexibility, easier project access, and lower overhead costs help make sure you’re getting the most out of your teams. Based on a recent survey, Atlassian customers are moving to the cloud for:
Increased speed: Teams are able to get set up faster, and quickly scale new instances or shut down old ones in minutes.
Improved productivity: Manual upgrades on nights and weekends become a thing of the past, and teams are able to dedicate their time and resources to their customers, rather than maintaining tools.
Reduced administrative costs: Physical hardware, maintenance, and other hidden administration fees can be costly. Organizations save money with lower infrastructure costs, reduced liability, and better disaster recovery by moving to the cloud.
Scale with confidence: Customers can safeguard their data with Atlassian’s compliance certifications, built-in data security controls, and encryption in transit and at rest.
Future-proof teams: Teams get instant access to the latest features, product improvements, and integrations with other leading cloud systems, and can access projects from anywhere, on any device, with a rich mobile experience.
Ultimately, customers are choosing cloud because it allows them to focus on their core business and mission. If you’re interested in learning more about our cloud platform, check out the Trust Center and cloud platform roadmap.
How to claim your free extended cloud trial
If you’ve ever purchased a Server or Data Center license of Jira Software, Jira Service Desk, Jira Core, or Confluence, you’re eligible for a free extended cloud trial! To redeem and start your trial, follow the steps below:
Login to my.atlassian.com →
Choose the Server or Data Center license you’re considering migrating
Select Start my trial in the new Extended cloud trial offer section.
Extended cloud trials are matched to your existing maintenance period, so there’s no reason to wait. Start your extended trial today and learn why 90% of new customers choose cloud.
For more information, visit our Cloud Migration Center.
Miles B_Atlassian Team
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