TechValidate Research on CA DevOps

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691 Customers Surveyed

5,508 Data Points Collected

45 Published TechFacts

1 Published Chart

9 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


CA Technologies DevOps Solutions Case Study

Fortune 500 Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 automotive & transport company is based on a September 2016 survey of CA Technologies DevOps Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select CA Technologies DevOps Solutions:

  • Software development taking too long
  • Applications being released with too many bugs / defects
  • An inability to access the required systems or data for testing
  • Collaboration between development, testing, and operations functions
  • Closing the “feedback loop” between operations and development
  • Testing data creation and/or management

In addition, the company was challenged to adopt DevOps due to the following reasons:

  • Cultural challenges: fear of change or resistance from within the organization
  • Skillset challenges: not the right skillset among employees
  • Budget challenges: inability to secure the technology / tools required
  • Process challenges: too many manual processes and not enough automation

Use Case

The key products from within CA Technologies DevOps Solutions that the surveyed company uses includes:

  • Release Automation
  • Service Virtualization
  • Test Data Manager
  • Agile Requirements Designer

In addition, the company leverages the following tools, principles, or approaches as part of their software development strategy:

  • Continuous delivery development and testing approaches
  • Solutions and/or services from other large software vendors (HP, IBM, etc.)
  • Iterative software development principles

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with CA Technologies DevOps Solutions:

  • Improved software quality
  • Can run more complete and comprehensive testing scenarios
  • Increased collaboration or functional consolidation
  • Generated test data more rapidly and/or readily
  • Advanced their overall DevOps approach

Additionally, the company finds CA Technologies to be critical to their DevOps journey, and states that they couldn’t operate without CA products.

CA DevOps solutions Customer Statistic

64% of surveyed financial services organizations reduced development costs by 20% or more with CA products

64% of surveyed financial services organizations reduced development costs by 20% – 100% (2X) or more with CA products.

64%

CA Technologies DevOps Solutions Customer Statistic

84% of surveyed IT organizations who view CA as being very important to their DevOps journey also leverage continuous delivery development and testing approaches.

84%

CA DevOps solutions Case Study

S&P 500 Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 professional services company is based on an October 2017 survey of CA DevOps solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select CA DevOps solutions:

  • Primary reasons for investigating or engaging in a DevOps transformation:
    • Address or capitalize on new or changing technologies (cloud, social, mobile, Big Data, etc.)
    • Reduce costs or improve efficiency

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA DevOps solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • CA product being leveraged:
    • Agile Central
  • Is up and running with its DevOps approach but there are still significant challenges to be worked out.
  • Agreed CA has been important to their DevOps journey.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with CA DevOps solutions:

  • Realized the following with CA DevOps solutions:
    • Increased user experience or application performance
  • Experienced as a result of using CA DevOps solutions to work more efficiently:
    • Feel less stressed about work and are able to sleep better at night
    • More visibility

CA DevOps solutions Customer Research

CA solutions has helped us improve our DevOps initiatives by:
Development time (reduced release cycle times)
60%
Software quality; reduced defects
56%
Increased user experience or application performance
31%
Lowered costs
23%
Increased security or fewer vulnerabilities
11%


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