CloudBees Acquires Codeship

CloudBees, Inc., a San Jose, CA-based the hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, acquired Codeship, a Boston, MA-based provider of a SaaS continuous delivery platform.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The deal aims to strengthen CloudBees’ market position as the de facto vendor of continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD), adding a fully automated platform for individual developers and project teams to seamlessly test, integrate and deploy code.

Founded in 2011, Codeship offers cloud-based continuous integration and delivery products in the cloud that integrate with the existing DevOps stack and enables clients to accelerate time-to-market of products and features. Its two solutions are Codeship Basic and Codeship Pro. Both provide cloud-based CI/CD services for development teams and include free and paid tiers. Codeship also offers the option for organizations to run their builds in the cloud, while hosting their code on-premise.
The company, which has satellite offices in Berlin, Germany and Vienna, Austria, has more than 2,400 customers and more than 100,000 developers using its platform.
Codeship has raised more than $11m in venture funding.

Led by Sacha Labourey, CEO and co-founder, and backed by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Verizon Ventures, CloudBees is the hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, providing companies with smarter solutions for automating software development and delivery.
The company starts with Jenkins, a continuous delivery platform, and adds enterprise-grade security, scalability, manageability and expert-level support. Following the acquisition, CloudBees will retain Codeship executives and employees, including Codeship CEO and founder Moritz Plassnig, who is working closely with Labourey on the smooth integration of the two companies.



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