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ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lotusphere 2012 -- AppFusions is announcing integrations with Atlassian Software Systems and enterprise collaboration technologies from IBM, and the release of three new products.

About Atlassian JIRA+ Enterprise Activity in IBM Connections

Large companies often have multiple JIRA systems – being both a corporate-wide solution and team-level issue tracker. Many JIRA customers are also IBM Connections customers.  

With AppFusions' solution, cross-team JIRA+ activity streams are accessible within your IBM Connections deployment, continually.

Bringing real-time engineering activity from across the corporation to the front-line is powerful in itself. The "PLUS" part is including activity from integrated "other systems" (e.g., other Atlassian products, Box, Jive, UserVoice, Google Docs, etc.)

This YouTube video provides a glimpse, along with the forward potential (http://youtu.be/j7k0jn5ppTA).

"AppFusions continues to push the envelope as an Atlassian expert in system integrations," saidBryan Rollins, Atlassian's Group Product Manager of JIRA. "Their JIRA integrations incorporate our latest APIs focusing on connecting people, systems and activity. With their IBM integrations, they are exhibiting the continued potential of mixed system integrations, shared system collaborations, and large data trust visibility that, taken together, contributes to higher engagement and accountability by employees across the enterprise."

About Atlassian JIRA/Confluence integrations with IBM Sametime

"We use both IBM Sametime and Atlassian Confluence very actively. We're excited about this solution – seems only natural to collaborate in live discussions in the same place as our written discussions!" said Tom Digate, Director of eBusiness and Engineering Systems at Regal Beloit Corporation.

AppFusions' integrations with IBM Sametime and JIRA/Confluence provide users with work process efficiencies to collaborate more effectively. 

Conversations in the enterprise happen in multiple places. For example:

  • IBM Sametime -- a real-time UC messaging solution
  • Atlassian JIRA -- a prolifically deployed PM and engineering issue tracking system
  • Atlassian Confluence Wiki -- a popular collaboration platform 

These systems run independent of each other, yet content-rich discussions often find fever pitches in JIRA or Confluence, where project details are actively discovered, discussed, and shared – in writing. With AppFusions' solutions deployed, Atlassian JIRA or Confluence users can see if colleagues are "available" with in-app presence/profile indicators, then launch a conversation directly from within Confluence or JIRA.

If your Sametime subscription includes advanced features (group meetings or video conferencing), these features can also be launched. 

"Always-on presence indicators and instant live accessibility lends to many enterprise-wide minutes of saved efficiencies and eliminated workflow interruptions. AppFusions' integrations provide a valued advantage to capture thoughts and collaborate with real-time context," said Sherif Mansour, Atlassian's Confluence Product Manager.

Availability of AppFusions' IBM Integrations

AppFusions' Atlassian to IBM integrations are available via: 

AppFusions provides deployment support with the purchase of these integrations.

"We started with a goal of breaking down silos in the enterprise; these new solutions perfectly align to that, yet only the beginning!" said Ellen Feaheny, CEO of AppFusions. 

"Our hardest challenge these days is managing the endless continued solution ideas and energy coming out of AppFusions' engineering. We'll accept that challenge!"

AppFusions released and demo'd their solutions at Lotusphere 2012 (www.ibm.com/lotusphere), as well as many their other integration product solutions. (They have released 20+ Atlassian integrations / applications.)

More details on Lotusphere 2012, follow #LS12, #ibmsocialbiz, and #lotusphere hashtags on Twitter.

About Atlassian

Atlassian products help innovators everywhere plan, build and launch great software. More than 17,000 large and small organizations – including Citigroup, eBay, Netflix and Nike – use Atlassian's issue tracking, collaboration and software-development products to work smarter and deliver quality results on time.  Learn more at http://atlassian.com

About AppFusions 

AppFusions is a systems integrator and solutions provider offering multi-technology application development services to help enterprises harness together workflows and key data systems for improved efficiencies. AppFusions has created many unique solutions, including integrations with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, and Crowd, Jive Software, Box, UserVoice, Google Docs, Google Analytics, Webtrends, Alfresco, and now IBM Connections and IBM Sametime.

AppFusions' Atlassian technologies' expertise is some of the most technically capable in the industry. Their portfolio of products and active engagement in the community exemplifies this high level of expertise. AppFusions' customers overlap with their integration vendor partners' customers – from SMB to large Fortune 100 corporations world-wide. AppFusions is a global organization, working in US, Australia, and Europe. Learn more at https://appfusions.com.

For Media & Business Inquiries:
Ellen Feaheny
CEO

831/247-9417 
ellen@appfusions.com

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