TechValidate Research on CA Service Virtualization

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CA Service Virtualization Customer Research

Overcoming Challenges
with CA Service Virtualization

Which of these challenges does CA Service Virtualization help you address when developing or testing applications?

Waiting for unavailable systems
86%
Not agile enough in my testing/slowing down delivery schedule
53%
Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
48%
Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
31%
Other
7%

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 Customer Research

Solving Dev/Test Problems

Which of these challenges does CA Service Virtualization help you address when developing or testing applications?

Waiting for unavailable systems
86%
Not agile enough in my testing/slowing down delivery schedule
53%
Paying for 3rd party services in dev/test
48%
Defects getting into production causing customer complaints
31%

CA Service Virtualization most used in DevTest

Where within your organization does CA Service Virtualization reside?

QA
63%
Development
56%
Performance
30%
Operations
11%
Architecture
11%
Other
4%

CA Service Virtualization removes constraints in various environments

What systems did you useCA Service Virtualization to virtualize constraints in your development environment?

Web Services
86%
Applications
61%
Third Party applications/services
61%
Enterprise Service Bus
46%
Mainframe
32%
Mobile Applications/Architectures/Environments
25%

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 helps Overcome DevTest Challenges

What was the main challenge you were facing when you invested in CA Service Virtualization?

Unavailable back-end systems for end-to-end testing
32%
Lack of stable environments and test data issues
25%
Lack of comprehensive test environments
14%
Lack of environments for performance testing
11%
Frequent test cycle delays due to unavailable dependent systems
11%
Data setup delays
4%
Other
4%

CA Service Virtualization helps Overcome DevTest Challenges

What was the main challenge you were facing when you invested in CA Service Virtualization?

Unavailable back-end systems for end-to-end testing
32%
Lack of stable environments and test data issues
25%
Lack of comprehensive test environments
14%
Frequent test cycle delays due to unavailable dependent systems
11%
Lack of environments for performance testing
11%
Data setup delays
4%
Other
4%

Key Challenges Addressed by CA Service Virtualization

What key challenges would you be able to solve with the CA Service Virtualization?

Frequent test cycle delays due to unavailable dependent systems
53%
Unavailable back-end systems for end-to-end testing
59%
Lack of environments for performance testing
59%
Data setup delays
47%
Lack of stable environments and test data issues
71%
Lack of comprehensive test environments
53%

CA Service VirtualizationTop Innovations

What are the top innovations you are interested in CA Service Virtualization ?

Enterprise Dashboard exports of historical reports will help me with managing my CA Service Virtualization environment
71%
Web UI testing (recording and playback) with Selenium is key to my organization
64%
The large amount of defects resolved in this release (500+) will resolve many of our current concerns
57%
CA Service Virtualization Test for Mobile is key to my organization
43%
Being able to calibrate the Service Virtualization Agent will reduce complexity when recording new virtual services
36%
SAP to SAP Virtualization is key to my organization
21%

CA Service Virtualization User Adoption

Do you feel the usability features added to CA Service Virtualization will increase user adoption in your organization?

Yes: 80%
No: 20%

Survey of current members of the CA Service Virtualization Customer Validation Group

What are the top usability reasons you are interested in Service Virtualization?

The usability enhancements will help my team become more productive
79%
The usability enhancements will help my team better understand how to use CA Service Virtualization with less instruction
79%
VSEasy will enable my staff to quickly deploy virtual services
71%
The Eclipse integration will enable our developers to remain in a single tool when building and testing their applications
50%
Using Service Virtualization Invoke 2.0 to integrate CA Service Virtualization with other applications
50%
Connection Assets will reduce complexity for the majority of CA Service Virtualization users in my organization using similar assets
29%



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