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Sonatype is a leader in component-based software development that helps thousands of companies make sure their software components are traceable and secure. While building a reliable component management platform is difficult, it's nothing compared to the challenge their development team faces being completely distributed.

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With over 6 million members, Gilt is one of the hottest e-commerce sites on the planet. At noon every day it provides a flash sale of today’s top designer labels at up to 60% off retail. “At Gilt, every day is Black Friday,” says lead engineer Yoni Goldberg. Seconds after announcing a new sale, site traffic and transactions hurtle astronomically. Every employee and every team from development to distribution centers must be ready for the spike. It takes an agile, collaborative effort, spanning hundreds of employees from Dublin to Manhattan, to ensure a smooth and reliable customer experience.

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HipChat add-ons to brighten your day

Add-ons don’t have to be all about ease and efficiency. Some of them aim to satisfy more intangible wants, such as a yen for spontaneity and wit. It so happens that the three add-ons for HipChat we’d like to highlight today are all about bringing creative expression into the chat room. Take a minute to explore these great—free—add-ons, and keep them on hand for any time you want to drop a dollop of levity into the conversation.

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Yesterday, the HipChat team announced the launch of HipChat Server, which can improve communication for every team, including all those that need business-critical information to stay behind a firewall. OGSystems was one of those companies that needed a better way to communicate. But since they specialize in Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and commercial systems development, they needed everything to remain ultra secure.

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Top 10 HipChat Highlights from 2014

2014 has been a massive year for HipChat. Thanks mostly to a rock star team and ever-growing amount of awesome customers, we exceeded a lot of the high expectations we had entering the year. As we prepare for what will be an even bigger 2015, we wanted to take a moment and highlight some of the achievements that we’re especially proud of from the past year. Check out a countdown of the top 10 HipChat-iest moments in 2014.

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