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Score 7.8 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet

CollabNet TeamForge is more well-suited for technically knowledgeable users such as developers, systems analysts, QA but not for non-technical users due to the technical data used throughout the tool. CollabNet TeamForge is appropriate for most applications development. In any industry especially suited for high demand software delivery environments.
Trung Pham | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gitlab

Gitlab is great for small companies looking for a cheap solution for hosting a large number of private repositories. It helps if you have experience with dev-ops tooling, as you may have to build some third-party integrations you would otherwise get out of the box with GitHub. It's also great if there is a possibility you would wish to migrate your repositories to a self-hosted network.If you're an independent developer or organization whose main goal is to build a community around your open source projects, I would recommend choosing GitHub over Gitlab as the community is much larger and involved over at GitHub.
Brian Dentino | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet

  • Code security.
  • Code migration.
  • Agile tie-in.
James Milholen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gitlab

  • Pipelines: Gitlab Pipelines is an excellent way to get started with pipelines easily and without much overhead. And with it being all encapsulated within Gitlab itself, it makes integrating your code into that pipeline even easier. Just a little bit of code and VOILA. You have at least a minimum viable pipeline.
  • VCS: Gitlab is, of course, a great version control system.
  • Usability: Gitlab has really put a significant amount of focus into usability. They've drilled down and ensured that the way companies and individuals need to use the tool, they can.
  • Groups: Gitlab makes setting permissions on projects extremely easy. Other version control systems make it more difficult to set things granular enough, but gitlab allows you to group things in a granular enough way for your projects.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet

  • I would like to see personalization for managing artifacts, that is, allowing the user to customize pages and save personalized settings and then save them as bookmarks.
  • I would like an improved subversion browser such as a graphical user interface rather than a basic file explorer.
  • I would like built in features for CollabNet TeamForge integrated with subversion so that i can associate my private code branches and code changes.
Trung Pham | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gitlab

  • Third-party integrations. Many developer tools integrate deeply with GitHub, but lack support for Gitlab. Gitlab does have webhook support so it's possible to build your own integrations, but this can be time-consuming.
  • Gitlab's main competitor (GitHub) has a massive social network of coders and hosts nearly all popular open source projects. If you are looking for this type of community, Gitlab may not be for you.
  • Customer support & reliability. In the time I've used Gitlab, it's not uncommon to experience hours-long periods of downtime without any announcement or indication from the support team when it will be available again.
Brian Dentino | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Gitlab

Gitlab 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We haven't found a service as good as gitlab on the CIs level
Marco Carnevali | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet

No score
No answers yet
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Gitlab

Gitlab 8.0
Based on 3 answers
The web console management is superior and I would have given Gitlab a 10, but sometimes it is hard to find documentation about a configuration setting in the gitlab.rb configuration file. As we move everything to code that means moving our CVS tools to code as well - and Gitlab to code. The usability of Gitlab from the end user's perspective is superior and the usability from the operations team is very good and getting better but there could be a little improvement in the gitlab.rb config file layout and documentation.
Kevin Ritchey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet 9.0
Based on 2 answers
They always answer the phone when we put a call in, any time. They have consistently sent out contractors when needed and were there every step of the way when we switched over from ClearCase to TeamForge years ago. The support is what you really pay for when you buy into TeamForge.
James Milholen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gitlab

Gitlab 8.1
Based on 20 answers
I will admit, being an enterprise Gitlab user may come with additional access to Gitlab support. With that said, I have found them to be very supportive and responsive when prompted with questions about the tool. The engineers I've worked with have been very keen to listen to feedback from my team and have taken it back as suggestions for improvements to the tool.
Michael Jenkins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet

CollabNet TeamForge is superior to Mercury mainly because it has a subversion change management tool integrated with the product. CollabNet TeamForge offers more complexity but with more flexibility for managing and tracking projects. I think
CollabNet TeamForge is more comprehensive than either Mercury and JIRA. They're all user friendly tools with short learning curves but CollabNet TeamForge is most efficient in my experience.
JIRA was recently adopted for particular applications and is currently being evaluated by various technology teams.
Trung Pham | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gitlab

GitHub's pricing page seemed to provide a better idea about the best fit for our organization. However, Gitlab provided better options for access control, like giving users access to issue tracker without having to provide them with access to the source code. Gitlab's continuous integration services also proved quite useful in the long run.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet

  • Unfortunately, I do not have access to ROI information.
James Milholen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gitlab

  • Project management has improved deployment, communication, and productivity by keeping everyone on the same page.
  • Highly customizable with continuous integration, which means there's no need to connect multiple services together to achieve the desired result.
  • Easy to setup and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Leah Jakaitis | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Digital.ai TeamForge, formerly from CollabNet Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Gitlab

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Gitlab Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Free$01
Bronze$41
Gold$991
Silver$191
  1. per user per month
SaaS Edition
Free$01
Starter$41
Premium$191
Ultimate$991
  1. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details
We provide free Gold and Ultimate licenses to qualifying open source projects and educational institutions, find out more by visiting https://about.gitlab.com/solutions/open-source/

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