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TechValidate Research on CA Service Virtualization

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180 Customers Surveyed

1,465 Data Points Collected

132 Published TechFacts

12 Published Charts

27 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


CA Service Virtualization Customer Research

Solving Hard Problems

What challenges were you experiencing before switching to CA Service Virtualization?

Difficulty setting up and long wait times when creating testing environments
64%
Inability to develop/test in parallel while teams work on same project
62%
Inability to access critical applications or dependent environments to develop/test against
58%
Inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems
53%
Unable to reproduce performance like environments/situations when testing
47%
Inconsistent or poor app quality/end-user-experience
33%

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Coris LLC improves application quality, while reducing compliance risks by 50-75%

Introduction

This case study of Coris LLC is based on an August 2016 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HP Service Virtualization was evaluated. It demonstrated good capabilities for functional tests but failed to support load tests. HP barely provided 5 transactions per second while CA Service Virtualization demonstrated the ability to provide 300 transactions when only 200 were needed.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select CA Service Virtualization:

  • Experienced the following challenges before switching to CA Service Virtualization:
    • Difficulty setting up and long wait times when creating testing environments
    • An inability to develop / test in parallel while teams work on the same project
    • An inability to reproduce performance like environments / situations when testing

Use Case

The key feature and functionality of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated HP prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with CA Service Virtualization:

  • Addressed the following application development / testing challenges with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Waiting for unavailable systems
    • Slower delivery schedules because they are not agile enough in their testing
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • The ability to develop and test in parallel without dependencies or constraints
    • Reducing infrastructure requirements or 3rd party costs
    • Shift-left testing to find defects earlier
    • Broad / deep out-of-the-box protocol support
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer / analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: significantly superior
    • Advanced features / protocol coverage: highly superior
    • Scalability: significantly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: highly superior
    • Customer references: highly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved their delivery speed: 50%-75%
    • Improved their quality: 35%-49%
    • Reduced costs: > 75%
    • Reduced risk: 50%-75%
    • Improved growth: 50%-75%
  • Experienced the following benefits as a result of adopting CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved the quality of the applications their organization delivers
    • Can fix application defects sooner and faster
    • Can develop better applications faster
    • Increased test coverage, enabling testing sooner
    • Can defer investments in testing environments

CA Service Virtualization Top Benefits

What was the most prominent benefit you have realized from your investment in CA Service Virtualization?

Eliminated time-consuming roadblocks and dependencies in the software development lifecycle
36%
Increased agility and speed by enabling parallel development and testing
25%
Ensured application quality early in the lifecycle – before defects slip into production
14%
Lowered infrastructure and pay-per-use service costs
11%
Accelerated time to market for new applications to meet business needs
7%
Reduced the costs and complexity of data and scenario management
4%
Other
4%

CA Service Virtualization Customer Testimonial

Our organization has been using CA Service Virtualization over the last four years. Now it is an essential part of the SDLC and stress test programs for the largest and most critical applications of our organization.

Octavio Galindo, IT Specialist, Global 500 Banking Company

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Rxp Services Limited in Australia improves application quality by 50-75%

Introduction

This case study of RXP Services Limited is based on an August 2016 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“There was no other consideration when it came to Service Virtualization.”

“CA Service Virtualization helps our organization improve the quality of our applications and reduces the time it takes to get those applications to market.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select CA Service Virtualization:

  • Experienced the following challenges before switching to CA Service Virtualization:
    • Inconsistent or poor app quality / end-user-experience
    • An inability to develop / test in parallel while teams work on the same project

Use Case

The key feature and functionality of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated SmartBear prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with CA Service Virtualization:

  • Addressed the following application development / testing challenges with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Waiting for unavailable systems
    • Unreliable data resulting in an inability to automate repeatable tests with static data
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • The ability to develop and test in parallel without dependencies or constraints
    • Shift-left testing to find defects earlier
    • Testing negative scenarios
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer / analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: highly superior
    • Advanced features / protocol coverage: significantly superior
    • Scalability: superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: highly superior
    • Customer references: highly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved their delivery speed (less rework): 35%-49%
    • Improved their quality (customer satisfaction, Exp, Brand): 50%-75%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): 35%-49%
  • Experienced the following benefits as a result of adopting CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved the quality of the applications their organization delivers
    • Can fix application defects sooner and faster
    • Increased their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner

CA Service Virtualization helps Major bank with Agile

CA Service Virtualization allowed execution of the Agile transformation program.

Chief Technology Officer, Global 500 Banking Company



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About CA Service Virtualization

CA Service Virtualization simulates unavailable systems across the software development lifecycle (SDLC), allowing developers, testers, integration, and performance teams to work in parallel for faster delivery and higher application quality and reliability.

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