— Paul Boomgaart
GitHub announced today that it will reduce prices on one of its most popular paid tiers while moving a key feature of all its paid plans to its existing free tier.
The popular “Teams” subscription, which previously cost $9 per user a month, will now be $4 per user a month. All existing paid customers on the plan will move to the new pricing model starting today. No action if required to take advantage of the new pricing.
From Nat Friedman's blog post:
We’re happy to announce we’re making private repositories with unlimited collaborators available to all GitHub accounts. All of the core GitHub features are now free for everyone.
Until now, if your organization wanted to use GitHub for private development, you had to subscribe to one of our paid plans. But every developer on earth should have access to GitHub. Price shouldn’t be a barrier.
This means teams can now manage their work together in one place: CI/CD, project management, code review, packages, and more. We want everyone to be able to ship great software on the platform developers love.
Teams who need advanced features (like code owners), enterprise features (like SAML), or personalized support can upgrade to one of our paid plans.
We’re also reducing the price of our paid Team plan from $9 per user/month to $4 per user/month, effective immediately. Existing customers will have their bills automatically reduced going forward.
This move will help Github compete with other Git repository vendors such as Atlasssian, that up until now had more generous free plans and provided free team accounts for groups of up to five members.
Kordami uses both Github and Bitbucket as part of our technology infrastructure.