Powerful new features for businesses on GitHub.com

GitHub Business is now available

Today we’re introducing a new Business offering that brings SAML single sign-on, automated provisioning and deprovisioning, 24/5 support, and guaranteed uptime to GitHub.com. With direct access to our developer community and growing platform of integrators, teams can scale and work more efficiently using the tools they need. With the new offering, teams can work on GitHub.com or GitHub Enterprise for $21/user/month.

A closer look

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These new features build on how development teams already work on GitHub.com: with unlimited private repositories, team and user level permissions, pull requests, code review, and project management tools. Now, they can also access:

  • Authentication through SAML single sign-on with support for Ping Identity, Okta, OneLogin, Azure AD, and Shibboleth
  • Automated access provisioning and deprovisioning
  • 99.95% uptime guarantee
  • 24 hours a day, five days a week support with a response time of less than eight hours

You might recognize some of these features from GitHub Enterprise, and you’d be right! By adding them, we hope teams will be able to manage people and tools with added security and efficiency, all while hosting code on GitHub.com. We also expect they’ll spend less time on overall administration and be able to grow without the need to manually add users or manage servers.

Teams that need to host GitHub on-premises or in a private cloud can do so with GitHub Enterprise, which has also received a few updates today for performance, reliability, and pull request efficiency. Read more about the latest release.

We’ll be covering the specifics of this new offering in an upcoming webcast, along with an overview of how teams use GitHub.

Get started today

If you’re already using GitHub.com to host your projects, you can upgrade through your organization’s Settings page. If you’d like to talk to someone first, get in touch with our Sales team—we’d be happy to help you out.

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