CloudBees launched CloudBees Feature Management Community Edition, a full-featured community edition for enterprise development teams.
With this free tier of CloudBees Feature Management, CloudBees is making enterprise-grade feature flagging capabilities available to development teams, helping to advance the technique of progressive delivery within modern software engineering.
“Using feature flags to deliver software progressively is no longer a fringe concept for enterprise companies, even those in highly regulated industries. Our obsession with developer experience drove the decision to enable development teams with access to our enterprise-grade feature flag management system for free,” said Jim Schuchart, general manager, feature management, CloudBees. “We believe CloudBees Feature Management Community Edition truly sets CloudBees apart from any other free edition in the market because it is so full-featured and robust.”
Using feature flags to release software has become increasingly popular because of its ability to reduce risk, increase developer productivity, and safely test new functionality with live customers to ensure acceptance. This new offering empowers teams of up to 15 developers to use feature flags at scale, eliminating common challenges that flags can create, such as technical debt and governance issues. CloudBees Feature Management Community Edition includes enterprise-grade features such as flag approvals, flag lifecycling, a relay proxy, webhooks, audit logs, flag scheduling, and full access to the many software development kits available from CloudBees.
In addition to advanced tool functionality for development teams, this extension of CloudBees Feature Management offers 250,000 client-side monthly active users and 100 million impressions per month. This CloudBees Feature Management Community Edition also integrates with Jenkins and the CloudBees platform for greater visibility of feature flags across continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines.
CloudBees Feature Management Community Edition continues CloudBees’ support of developer projects and tool modernization, building upon existing support for the Jenkins project and the Continuous Delivery Foundation.