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.
G’day Atlassian community!
The title says it all – we’re excited to share the first Enterprise releases on the Jira Server and Data Center 8 platform, for both Jira Software and Jira Service desk. The Jira Software 8.5 and Jira Service Desk 4.5 Enterprise releases are now available, and they bring with them a host of features, critical bug fixes, and a lightning-fast platform that have all been strengthened and subjected to additional performance and scalability testing. And for the first time, Jira 8.5.0 and 4.5.0 are certified Enterprise releases from Day 1.
Here are some resources you’ll need to plan your upgrade:
Read our announcement blog post for more details about what’s gone into this Enterprise release.
The Jira Software 8.5 Enterprise release change log breaks down all of the major changes since the last Enterprise release, including top features, critical bug fixes, and technical upgrade notes.
The Jira 8.5 Enterprise release upgrade guide is a step-by-step guide for customers upgrading from either of the two prior Enterprise releases.
Please use this space to ask questions or offer feedback. For more Enterprise information & to connect with like-minded users, be sure to join the Enterprise Group!
PS: We will be updating the Recently resolved issues dashboard on JAC to highlight issues resolved between Jira Software 7.13 and 8.5. We’re positively thrilled to share that we’ve resolved well over 10,000 votes from users affected by JAC issues between these releases, bringing the total since the 7.6 Enterprise release to over 15,000 votes!
Grazyna KaszkurAtlassian Team
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