TechValidate Research on CA Service Virtualization

27 Case Studies


CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Payoneer improves application delivery speed and quality by over 35%

Introduction

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

“We evaluated HP, Smartbear, and Parasoft before we selected CA. CA Service Virtualization has reduced the cost of using external providers and has made the tests done by QA more reliable and extensive.”

“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:
    • 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 or high cost to access 3rd party systems

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
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
    • 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
    • Dramatically improving getting new software to market
    • The ability to develop and test in parallel without dependencies or constraints
    • Reducing infrastructure requirements or 3rd party costs
    • Broad / deep out-of-the-box protocol support
    • Testing negative scenarios
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer/analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: not superior
    • Advanced features / protocol coverage: highly superior
    • Scalability: highly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: 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): 35%-49%
    • Reduced costs (TCO, ROI): 50%-75%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): 15%-34%
    • Improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): 35%-49%
  • Experienced the following benefits as a result of adopting CA Service Virtualization:
    • Can fix application defects sooner and faster
    • Can develop better applications faster
    • Increased their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

How the California Department of Motor Vehicles improved application speed and quality by 15 to 34%

Introduction

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

“HP and IBM service virtualization tools were evaluated, but we selected CA Service Virtualization, and it has made the need for 3rd party systems basically disappear because we can virtualize those systems now.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization 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
    • 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 access critical applications or dependent environments to develop/test against
    • An inability to reproduce performance like environments/situations when testing

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Evaluated HP prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used HP prior to switching to CA Service Virtualization.

Results

The surveyed organization 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
    • Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • Dramatically improving getting new software to market
    • 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
    • Testing negative scenarios
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer/analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: superior
    • Advanced features / protocol coverage: superior
    • Scalability: highly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: superior
    • Customer references: superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved their delivery speed (less rework): 15%-34%
    • Improved their quality (customer satisfaction, Exp, Brand): 15%-34%
    • Reduced costs (TCO, ROI): 15%-34%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): 15%-34%
    • Improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): 15%-34%
  • Experienced the following benefits as a result of adopting CA Service Virtualization:
    • Can develop better applications faster
    • Increased test coverage, enabling testing sooner
    • Can defer investments in testing environments

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Ciber, Inc. uses CA Service Virtualization to improve quality by up to 75%

Introduction

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

“We evaluated HP, but selected CA Service Virtualization and it has improved the quality of our applications and reduced 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
    • 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 access critical applications or dependent environments to develop/test against
    • An inability to reproduce performance like environments/situations when testing
    • An inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated HP prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used HP prior to switching to 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
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
    • Slower delivery schedules because they are not agile enough in their testing
    • Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • Dramatically improving getting new software to market
    • 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
    • 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: highly superior
    • Scalability: significantly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: highly superior
    • Customer references: significantly 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 costs (TCO, ROI): 50%-75%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): 50%-75%
    • Improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): 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 their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner
    • Can defer investments in testing environments

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Westpac Banking Corporation improves application quality 50-75% using CA Service Virtualization

Introduction

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

“Initially SOAP UI was used to virtualize, but with the advantage of CA Service Virtualization over SOAPUI in terms of protocols and other features, CA Service Virtualization is our preferred tool.”

“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:
    • 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 access critical applications or dependent environments to develop/test against
    • An inability to reproduce performance like environments/situations when testing
    • An inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated HP prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used SmartBear prior to switching to 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
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
    • Slower delivery schedules because they are not agile enough in their testing
    • Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
    • Preferred for Performance testing and Functional testing
    • Resolved dependency on other teams
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • Dramatically improving getting new software to market
    • 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
    • Testing negative scenarios
  • 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: highly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: significantly superior
    • Customer references: significantly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved their delivery speed (less rework): > 75%
    • Improved their quality (customer satisfaction, Exp, Brand): 50%-75%
    • Reduced costs (TCO, ROI): > 75%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): > 75%
    • Improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): 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
    • Can develop applications faster
    • Increased test coverage, enabling testing sooner
    • Can defer investments in testing environments

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Large enterprise financial services company chooses CA Service Virtualization over SOAPUI… improves quality by more than 75%

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services company is based on an August 2016 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“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 challenge before switching to CA Service Virtualization:
    • Inconsistent or poor app quality / end-user-experience

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated Generic Stubbing and Mocking prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used Generic Stubbing and Mocking prior to switching to CA Service Virtualization.

Results

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

  • Addressed the following application development / testing challenge with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capability to the organization:
    • Shift-left testing to find defects earlier
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer/analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: highly superior
    • Advanced features / protocol coverage: highly superior
    • Scalability: highly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: highly superior
    • Customer references: significantly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved their delivery speed (less rework): > 75%
    • Improved their quality (customer satisfaction, Exp, Brand): > 75%
    • Reduced costs (TCO, ROI): > 75%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): > 75%
    • Improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): > 75%
  • Experienced the following benefit as a result of adopting CA Service Virtualization:
    • Can develop better applications faster

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Large Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise computer services company is based on an August 2016 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Prior to CA Service Virtualization, we had to build our own custom stub services. By having CA product, we cut out that initial setup time.”

Challenges

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

  • Experienced the following challenge before switching to CA Service Virtualization:
    • An inability to reproduce performance like environments/situations when testing

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated Parasoft prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.

Results

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

  • Addressed the following application development / testing challenge with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Waiting for unavailable systems
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
  • 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: highly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: highly superior
    • Customer references: highly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved their delivery speed (less rework): 50%-75%
    • Improved their quality (customer satisfaction, Exp, Brand): 35%-49%
    • Reduced costs (TCO, ROI): 50%-75%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): 50%-75%
    • Improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): 50%-75%
  • Experienced the following benefit as a result of adopting CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved the quality of the applications their organization delivers

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Cognizant helps their customers succeed by using CA Service Virtualization

Introduction

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

“My customer evaluated the SmartBear tool prior to CA. They are impressed by the exhaustive set of protocol support extended by CA Service Virtualization.”

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
    • Difficultly setting up and long wait times when creating testing environments
    • An inability to access critical applications or dependent environments to develop/test against

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated SmartBear prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used SmartBear prior to switching to 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
    • Shift-left testing to find defects earlier
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer/analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: highly 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 (less rework): 50%-75%
    • Improved their quality (customer satisfaction, Exp, Brand): > 75%
    • Reduced costs (TCO, ROI): 50%-75%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): 50%-75%
    • Improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): 50%-75%
  • Experienced the following benefits as a result of adopting CA Service Virtualization:
    • Can fix application defects sooner and faster
    • Increased their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner
    • Can defer investments in testing environments

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Infosys Ltd

Introduction

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

“Though we initially tried IBM Rational, we chose CA Service Virtualization as we found it to improve the quality of the applications which organizations deliver.”

Challenges

  • Experienced the following challenges before switching to CA Service Virtualization:
    • Inconsistent or poor app quality / end-user-experience
    • Difficultly setting up and long wait times when creating testing environments
    • An inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated IBM prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization
  • Used IBM prior to switching to CA Service Virtualization

Results

  • Addressed the following application development / testing challenges with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Waiting for unavailable systems
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
    • Slower delivery schedules because they are not agile enough in their testing
    • Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • 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
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer/analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • ease of use: highly superior
    • advanced features / protocol coverage: highly superior
    • scalability: highly superior
    • analyst reviews / rankings: highly superior
    • customer references: highly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • improved their delivery speed: > 75%
    • improved their quality: > 75%
    • reduced costs: > 75%
    • reduced risk: 50%-75%
    • improved growth: 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
    • Can develop better applications faster
    • Increased test coverage, enabling testing sooner
    • Can defer investments in testing environments

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Large enterprise telecommunications services company selects CA over IBM for Service Virtualization – reduces costs by over 75%

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications services company is based on an August 2016 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We were using traditional Java stubs before switching to CA. With CA Service Virtualization we really have achieved the desired goals of reducing time to market and reducing hardware and resource costs.”

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
    • 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 access critical applications or dependent environments to develop/test against
    • An inability to reproduce performance like environments / situations when testing
    • An inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated IBM prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used Generic Stubbing and Mocking prior to switching to 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
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
    • Slower delivery schedules because they are not agile enough in their testing
    • Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • Dramatically improving getting new software to market
    • 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
    • Testing negative scenarios
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer / analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: significantly superior
    • Advanced features / protocol coverage: significantly superior
    • Scalability: significantly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: significantly superior
    • Customer references: significantly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved delivery speed: 50%-75%
    • Improved quality: > 75%
    • Reduced costs: > 75%
    • Reduced risk: > 75%
    • Improved growth: > 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 their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner
    • Can defer investments in testing environments

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Global 500 banking company relies on CA Service Virtualization for the “largest and critical applications of the organization”

Introduction

This case study of a global 500 banking company is based on an August 2016 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

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

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 access critical applications or dependent environments to develop / test against
    • An inability to reproduce performance like environments / situations when testing

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • 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

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
    • Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
    • We use back-end service virtualization for middleware stress testing.
  • 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: highly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: significantly superior
    • Customer references: significantly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved delivery speed: 50%-75%
    • Improved quality: 50%-75%
    • Reduced costs: 15%-34%
    • Reduced risk: 50%-75%
    • Improved growth: 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 test coverage, enabling them to test sooner

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Large enterprise banking organization able to shift testing left to find defects earlier; improves quality by 35%-49%

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise banking company is based on an August 2016 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their company name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

CA Service Virtualization eliminates system dependency constraints by virtualizing the target system’s behavior and performance so that it reacts and responds the same as the live system.

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 reproduce performance like environments / situations when testing
    • An inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • CA Service Virtualization used across various phases of the SDLC… including system testing, integration testing, and performance testing
  • Enables parallel development by allowing agile developers and testing teams to decouple from the complex application architecture and work simultaneously with the infrastructure and data
  • Avoids and eliminates millions of dollars in costs around lab infrastructure, test harnesses, and mock-ups … including costs of hardware, software, licenses, services excess fees, and configurations.

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
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
    • 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
    • Shift-left testing to find defects earlier
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer / analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: highly superior
    • Advanced features / protocol coverage: highly superior
    • Scalability: highly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: highly superior
    • Customer references: highly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved their delivery speed (less rework): 20%-34%
    • Improved their quality (customer satisfaction, Exp, Brand): 35%-49%
    • Reduced costs (TCO, ROI): 35%-49%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): 20%-34%
    • Improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): 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
    • Can develop better applications faster
    • Increased their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner

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 Case Study

Soluciones Netready improves growth by 35%-49%

Introduction

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

“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:
    • An inability to develop / test in parallel while teams work on the same project
    • An inability to access critical applications or dependent environments to develop / test against
    • An inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated IBM prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used HP prior to switching to 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
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev / test
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • Dramatically improving getting new software to market
    • 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
    • Testing negative scenarios
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer / analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: superior
    • Advanced features / protocol coverage: highly superior
    • Scalability: superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: highly superior
    • Customer references: highly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Reduced costs: 35%-49%
    • Improved growth: 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
    • Can develop better applications faster
    • Can defer investments in testing environments

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 Case Study

Large enterprise telecom services company able to improve delivery speed by 75% and increase test coverage with CA Service Virtualizatio

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications services company is based on an August 2016 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA Service Virtualization enabled us to quickly stand up virtual services close to actual functionality in order to unblock testing and reduce dependencies on live code from many partner teams.”

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 access critical applications or dependent environments to develop / test against
    • An inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated Generic Stubbing and Mocking prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used Generic Stubbing and Mocking prior to switching to 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:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • The ability to develop and test in parallel without dependencies or constraints
  • 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: highly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: highly superior
    • Customer references: highly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved delivery speed : > 75%
    • Improved quality: 50%-75%
    • Reduced costs: > 75%
    • Reduced risk: 50%-75%
    • Improved growth: 50%-75%
  • Experienced the following benefits as a result of adopting CA Service Virtualization:
    • Can fix application defects sooner and faster
    • Increased their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Echostar Communications

Introduction

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

“We were able to achieve tasks that could not have been possible without CA Service Virtualization. We received organization wide recognition and our turn around time has become very quick which is a necessity in Echostar.”

“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 challenge before switching to CA Service Virtualization:
    • An inability to access critical applications or dependent environments to develop / test against

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated HP prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used HP prior to switching to CA Service Virtualization.

Results

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

  • Addressed the following application development / testing challenge with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Waiting for unavailable systems
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • Dramatically improving getting new software to market
    • The ability to develop and test in parallel without dependencies or constraints
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer / analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: significantly superior
    • Advanced features / protocol coverage: significantly superior
    • Scalability: significantly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: significantly superior
    • Customer references: significantly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved delivery speed: > 75%
    • Improved quality : > 75%
    • Reduced costs: > 75%
    • Reduced risk: > 75%
    • Improved growth : > 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 their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner
    • Can defer investments in testing environments

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Wipro Technologies

Introduction

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

“Prior to working with CA, we had also evaluated HP Service Virtualization and Parasoft Virtualize. We went ahead with CA Service Virtualization because of the wide range of protocol support, advanced features in developing virtual services, and more agility for DevOps.”

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
    • Difficultly setting up and long wait times when creating testing environments
    • An inability to develop / test in parallel while teams work on same project
    • An inability to access critical applications or dependent environments to develop / test against

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated HP prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used all were basically stubbed. prior to switching to 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
    • Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
    • Building VS quicker, faster and more advanced way (unlike stubs)
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • Dramatically improving getting new software to market
    • The ability to develop and test in parallel without dependencies or constraints
    • Shifting-left testing to find defects earlier
    • Broad / deep out-of-the-box protocol support
    • 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: highly superior
    • Scalability: highly superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: significantly superior
    • Customer references: significantly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved delivery speed (less rework): 35%-49%
    • Improved quality (customer satisfaction, Exp, Brand): 50%-75%
    • Reduced costs (TCO, ROI): 15%-34%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): 35%-49%
    • Improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): 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 their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner
    • Can differ investments in testing environments

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Global 500 Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a global 500 retail company is based on an August 2016 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA Service Virtualization eliminates downtime of target systems which helps to do parallel development and more.”

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
    • Difficultly setting up and long wait times when creating testing environments
    • An inability to develop/test in parallel while teams work on same project
    • An inability to access critical applications or dependent environments to develop / test against
    • An inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated Parasoft prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used Parasoft prior to switching to 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
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
    • Slower delivery schedules because they are not agile enough in their testing
    • Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
    • 24/7 Availability
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • Dramatically improving getting new software to market
    • The ability to develop and test in parallel without dependencies or constraints
    • Reducing infrastructure requirements or 3rd party costs
    • Shifting-left testing to find defects earlier
    • Broad / deep out-of-the-box protocol support
    • Testing negative scenarios
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer/analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: superior
    • Advanced features / protocol coverage: superior
    • Scalability: superior
    • Analyst reviews / rankings: superior
    • Customer references: superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved their delivery speed (less rework): 50%-75%
    • Improved their quality (customer satisfaction, Exp, Brand): 35%-49%
    • Reduced costs (TCO, ROI): 50%-75%
    • Reduced risk (compliance, Biz): 50%-75%
    • Improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): 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 their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner
    • Can differ investments in testing environments

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Auto Trader.Com, L.L.C.

Introduction

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

“We evaluated HP prior to choosing CA Service Virtualization. CA Service Virtualization has allowed us to stand up multiple test environments that were previously cost-prohibitive due to licensing and other related costs. We are also now able to perform a series of negative tests on our services that are impossible to recreate in a live system.”

“CA Service Virtualization helps our organization improve the quality of our applications and reduced 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:
    • Difficultly setting up and long wait times when creating testing environments
    • An inability to develop/test in parallel while teams work on same project
    • An inability to access critical applications or dependent environments to develop/test against
    • An inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems

Use Case

The key features and functionalities 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
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
    • Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
  • 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
    • 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: highly superior
    • scalability: highly superior
    • analyst reviews / rankings: significantly superior
    • customer references: significantly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • improved their delivery speed (less rework): 15%-34%
    • improved their quality (customer satisfaction, Exp, Brand): 0%-14%
    • reduced costs (TCO, ROI): > 75%
    • reduced risk (compliance, Biz): 35%-49%
    • improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): 0%-14%
  • Experienced the following benefits as a result of adopting CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved the quality of the applications their organization delivers
    • Can develop better applications faster

CA Service Virtualization Case Study

Capgemini selects CA Service Virtualization over IBM Rational, and achieves improved application delivery speed of over 75%

Introduction

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

“CA service virtualization is the best tool for quality, and it reduced the time it takes to get our applications into 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:
    • Difficultly setting up and long wait times when creating testing environments
    • An inability to develop/test in parallel while teams work on same project
    • An inability to access critical applications or dependent environments to develop/test against
    • An inability to reproduce performance like environments/situations when testing
    • An inability or high cost to access 3rd party systems

Use Case

“We were selected for doing a POC by a prestigious client. At that time we had chosen IBM for doing the POC activity, but it wasn’t supported. Shortly after, we successfully completed the POC using CA Service Virtualization. This is the best example for showcasing how CA Service Virtualization is the best tool for quality and reducing the time it takes to get to market”

The key features and functionalities of CA Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated IBM prior to selecting CA Service Virtualization.
  • Used Parasoft prior to switching to 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
    • Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
    • Slower delivery schedules because they are not agile enough in their testing
    • Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
    • stubs for Pnv was also a excellent feature
  • Most important CA Service Virtualization capabilities to the organization:
    • The ability to proactively provide better customer experience
    • Virtualizing unavailable systems / 3rd Party systems
    • Dramatically improving getting new software to market
    • The ability to develop and test in parallel without dependencies or constraints
    • Reducing infrastructure requirements or 3rd party costs
    • Shifting-left testing to find defects earlier
    • Broad / deep out-of-the-box protocol support
    • Testing negative scenarios
  • Rates CA Service Virtualization’s features and customer/analyst validation when compared to the competition:
    • ease of use: significantly superior
    • advanced features / protocol coverage: significantly superior
    • scalability: significantly superior
    • analyst reviews / rankings: significantly superior
    • customer references: significantly superior
  • Improved the following with CA Service Virtualization:
    • improved their delivery speed: > 75%
    • improved their quality: > 75%
    • reduced costs: > 75%
    • reduced risk: > 75%
    • improved growth (Innov, New Prod, M&A): > 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 their test coverage, enabling them to test sooner
    • Can differ investments in testing environments

CA Technologies Service Virtualization Case Study

Fortune 500 Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 automotive & transport company is based on an October 2015 survey of CA Technologies Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA Technologies’ Service Virtualization provides an effective platform for wide scalable use as a standard.”

Challenges

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

  • Invested in CA Service Virtualization to solve lack of environments for performance testing.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Technologies Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Systems that utilized CA Service Virtualization to virtualize constraints:
    • Applications
    • Mainframe
    • Mobile applications / architectures / environments
  • Have implemented:
    • CA Service Virtualization
  • CA Service Virtualization resides in:
    • Performance
    • Operations
    • Architecture

Results

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

  • Realized eliminated time-consuming roadblocks and dependencies in the software development lifecycle from their investment in CA Service Virtualization.
  • Rated their satisfaction with the following aspects of CA Virtualization products:
    • Ease of use and management: very satisfied
    • Scalability and performance: very satisfied
    • Depth of functionality: very satisfied
    • Return on investment: very satisfied
  • Rated their improvement with the following areas with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Improved available infrastructure: 80%-100%
    • Improved test coverage: 60%-79%
  • Reduced development / testing costs by 20% – 39% with CA Service Virtualization.
  • Chose CA Service Virtualization over:
    • HP Service Virtualization
    • SOAPUI

CA Technologies Service Virtualization Case Study

S&P 500 Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 telecommunications services company is based on an October 2015 survey of CA Technologies Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We used CA Service Virtualization to emulate a large government customer’s legacy environments and perform load testing on a service bus we deployed. Service Virtualization helped us shorten bug-to-fix time dramatically in the development environments, meaning more successful IV&V, and achieving ATO in under 5 months.”

Challenges

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

  • Invested in CA Service Virtualization to solve lack of comprehensive test environments.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Technologies Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Systems that utilized CA Service Virtualization to virtualize constraints:
    • Applications
    • Web services
    • Third party applications / services
    • Mobile applications/architectures / environments
  • Have implemented:
    • CA Service Virtualization
    • CA Service Virtualization for Performance
    • CA Service Virtualization for Development
  • CA Service Virtualization resides in:
    • Development

Results

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

  • Realized eliminated time-consuming roadblocks and dependencies in the software development lifecycle from their investment in CA Service Virtualization.
  • Rated their satisfaction with the following aspects of CA Virtualization products:
    • Ease of use and management: extremely satisfied
    • Scalability and performance: satisfied
    • Depth of functionality: very satisfied
    • Data and transport protocols: extremely satisfied
    • Return on investment: extremely satisfied
  • Rated their improvement with the following areas with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Found defects earlier in SDLC: 40%-59%
    • Improved time to market: 80%-100%
    • Improved test converage: 60%-79%
    • Reduced costs: 80%-100%
  • Reduced development/testing costs by 40% – 59% with CA Service Virtualization.
  • Chose CA Service Virtualization over:
    • HP Service Virtualization
    • SOAPUI

CA Technologies Service Virtualization Case Study

CA Service Virtualization speeds things up for Infosys Technologies Limited

Introduction

This case study of Infosys Technologies Limited is based on an October 2015 survey of CA Technologies Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Early defect detection and the pin pointing of defects due to CA Service Virtualization helped realize a quicker turn around time in terms of defect fixing and redeployment. Effectively, we could see a shorter test life cycle and earlier product release.”

Challenges

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

  • Invested in CA Service Virtualization to solve lack of comprehensive test environments

Use Case

Systems that utilized CA Service Virtualization to virtualize constraints:

  • Web services
  • Third party applications / services
  • Enterprise service bus
  • Have implemented:
    • CA Application Test
    • CA Service Virtualization
  • CA Service Virtualization resides in:
    • Development
    • QA

Results

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

  • Realized eliminated time-consuming roadblocks and dependencies in the software development lifecycle from their investment in CA Service Virtualization
  • Rated their satisfaction with the following aspects of CA Virtualization products:
    • Ease of use and management: very satisfied
    • Scalability and performance: somewhat satisfied
    • Depth of functionality: satisfied
    • Data and transport protocols: somewhat satisfied
    • Return on investment: satisfied
  • Rated their improvement with the following areas with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Found defects earlier in SDLC: 80%-100%
    • Improved available infrastructure: 80%-100%
    • Improved time to market: 80%-100%
    • Improved test converage: 80%-100%
    • Reduced costs: 40%-59%
  • Reduced development / testing costs by 20% – 39% with CA Service Virtualization
  • Chose CA Service Virtualization over:
    • IBM / GreenHat

CA Technologies Service Virtualization Case Study

Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services company is based on an October 2015 survey of CA Technologies Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA Service Virtualization is the one of the finest solutions available in the market which helped in minimizing dev/test cost, improving productivity, and delivering better quality software and services to us and to our end users.”

Challenges

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

  • Invested in CA Service Virtualization to solve the fact that we were facing all issues mentioned except the last one.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of CA Technologies Service Virtualization that the surveyed company uses:

  • Systems that utilized CA Service Virtualization to virtualize constraints:
    • Applications
    • Mainframe
    • Web services
    • Third party applications / services
  • Have implemented:
    • CA Application Test
    • CA Service Virtualization
    • CA Service Virtualization for Performance
    • CA Service Virtualization for Development
    • CA Continuous Application Insight
  • CA Service Virtualization resides in:
    • Development
    • Performance
    • QA

Results

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

  • Realized ensured application quality early in the lifecycle – before defects slip into production from their investment in CA Service Virtualization.
  • Rated their satisfaction with the following aspects of CA Virtualization products:
    • Ease of use and management: very satisfied
    • Scalability and performance: satisfied
    • Depth of functionality: satisfied
    • Data and transport protocols: very satisfied
    • Return on investment: satisfied
  • Rated their improvement with the following areas with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Found defects earlier in SDLC: up to 19%
    • Improved available infrastructure: 40%-59%
    • Improved time to market: 20%-39%
    • Improved test converage: 40%-59%
    • Reduced costs: up to 19%
  • Reduced development/testing costs by up to 19% with CA Service Virtualization.
  • Chose CA Service Virtualization over:
    • IBM / GreenHat
    • HP Service Virtualization
    • Parasoft

Service Virtualization Customer Case Study: Rooms To Go, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Rooms To Go, Inc. is based on a October 2015 survey of CA Technologies Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With CA Service Virtualization, our performance team can design and build virtual services to test performance without having to wait for development.”

Challenges

  • Lack of environments for performance testing

Use Case

  • Utilized CA Service Virtualization to virtualize constraints in Web Services
  • Implemented CA Service Virtualization in Performance Labs

Results

  • Ensured application quality early in the lifecycle – before defects slip into production from their investment in CA Service Virtualization.
  • Were satisfied with the depth of functionality and data and transport protocols of CA Service Virtualization.
  • Rated their improvement with the following areas by up to 19% with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Finding defects earlier in SDLC
    • Improving available infrastructure
    • Improving time to market
    • Improving test coverage
    • Reducing costs
  • Reduced development / testing costs by up to 19% with CA Service Virtualization.
  • Chose CA Service Virtualization over:
    • IBM / GreenHat
    • HP Service Virtualization
    • SOAPUI

Case Study: Ford Motor Company

Introduction

This case study of Ford Motor Company is based on a March 2014 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Good to see features like Service Virtualization integration to Editors like Eclipse.”

Challenges

  • Anticipates the following benefits with an upgrade to CA Service Virtualization:
    • Using Service Virtualization Invoke 2.0 to integrate CA Service Virtualization with other applications
  • The following innovations will be key to their organization:
    • Enterprise Dashboard exports of historical reports
    • The ability to calibrate the Service Virtualization Agent to reduce the complexity when recording new virtual services
  • Would be able to solve the following challenges with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Unavailable back-end systems for end-to-end testing
    • Lack of stable environments and test data issues

Use Case

  • Plans to upgrade to CA Service Virtualization in 6-9 months.
  • Uses CA Service Virtualization to solve development constraints and shift left the SDLC.

Results

  • Predicts the following benefits with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Increased productivity
    • More virtualized services
    • Less constraints to testing my applications
    • Easier creation of virtual services and baseline tests
    • Expansion of automated tests to Web user interfaces
  • Will achieve the following productivity gains with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Increase agility and speed by enabling parallel development and testing
    • Eliminate time-consuming roadblocks and dependencies in the software development lifecycle
    • Ensure application quality early in the lifecycle – before defects slip into production
    • Reduce the costs and complexity of data and scenario management

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Consumer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise consumer services company is based on a July 2013 survey of CA Service Virtualization customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA Service Virtualization had a tremendous impact on continuously improving performance.”

Challenges

  • Faced the following challenges prior to investing in CA Service Virtualization:
    • Unavailable back-end systems for end-to-end testing
    • A lack of environments for performance testing
    • Data setup delays
    • A lack of stable environments and test data issues
    • A lack of comprehensive test environments

Use Case

  • Implemented CA Service Virtualization.
  • Purchased CA Service Virtualization over SOAPUI.
  • Their performance department manages CA Service Virtualization.

Results

  • Realized the following benefits from their investment in CA Service Virtualization:
    • Increasing application performance
  • Virtualized the following systems and connections with CA Service Virtualization:
    • Third party services
  • Rates their satisfaction with the following CA Service Virtualization capabilities:
    • Ease of use and management: satisfied
    • Scalability and performance: very satisfied
    • Depth of functionality: very satisfied
    • Data and transport protocol: very satisfied
    • Return on investment: extremely satisfied
  • Rates the following benefits in terms of percentage realized:
    • Found defects faster in SDLC: 80%-100%



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