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CA Technologies Release Automation Case Study

Case Study for CA Release Automation: Medium Enterprise Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise banking company is based on a September 2015 survey of CA Technologies Release Automation customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Reason for automating application releases:
    • Reducing release failures and improving deployment quality

Use Case

  • Using version 5.5 of CA Release Automation.
  • Has been implemented for 0 – 12 months.
  • Currently using CA Release Automation to:
    • To accurately deploy service updates across multiple applications and environments
  • Tool and platform integrated with CA Release Automation:
    • Jenkins

Results

  • Most valuable features of CA Release Automation:
    • Artifact management, modeling, and tracking
    • Re-usability of workflows and components
    • Ability to deploy a large number of applications across multiple environments
  • Value achieved by implementing CA Release Automation:
    • Significantly sped up release cycles
    • The ability to efficiently manage deployment environments and dependencies
    • Improved collaboration and accountability between the Development and Operations teams
  • Company’s progress on journey to Continuous Delivery:
    • BEFORE using CA Release Automation: Manual
    • AFTER using CA Release Automation: Tool Automation




About This Data

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