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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




About This Data

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