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Managing organizations in your enterprise

Organizations are great for creating distinct groups of users within your company, such as divisions or groups working on similar projects. Public and internal repositories that belong to an organization are accessible to users in other organizations, while private repositories are inaccessible to anyone but members of the organization that are granted access.

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