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528 Customers Surveyed

4,186 Data Points Collected

45 Published TechFacts

1 Published Chart

9 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


CA Technologies DevOps Solutions Case Study

HMS

Introduction

This case study of HMS is based on a September 2016 survey of CA Technologies DevOps Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenges that led HMS to evaluate and ultimately select CA Technologies DevOps Solutions:

  • Applications being released with too many bugs / defects
  • Cultural challenges around implementing DevOps, such as fear of change or resistance from within the organization
  • Skillset challenges, such as not the right skills among employees to move forward with DevOps
  • Budget challenges
  • Too many manual processes and not enough automation

Use Case

HMS uses CA Release Automation, in conjunction with open source software tools (OpenStack, Puppet, etc.).

Results

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

  • Increased their speed and amount of software releases
  • Improved software quality
  • More readily incorporates feedback from operations into development
  • Experienced a 2x increase in the frequency of software releases since partnering with CA.

In addition, the company reports that CA Technologies is important to its DevOps journey.

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%

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 Technologies DevOps Solutions Customer Review

4.5/5 Stars

How our organization uses CA Technologies solutions:

CA Service Virtualization is best fit for our Continuous Development and Continuous Testing and Development.

Would you recommend CA Technologies solutions?

Yes.

CA Technologies DevOps Solutions Customer Fact

A Fortune 500 automotive & transport company states that CA Technologies helped the company:

  • Improve software quality
  • Run more complete and comprehensive testing scenarios
  • Increase collaboration
  • Generate test data more rapidly and/or readily

In addition, CA Technologies helped advance the organization’s overall DevOps approach.



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