TechValidate Research on CA Mainframe

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1,777 Customers Surveyed

10,954 Data Points Collected

283 Published TechFacts

31 Published Charts

56 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


75% of Customers Increased Productivity by Integrating CA Endevor SCM & CA Testing Tools

75% of surveyed IT organizations increased productivity by 50-75% or more by integrating their CA Endevor SCM and CA Testing Tools Solutions.

75%

Case Study: Fortune 500 Services Co. Experiences Application Performance in Production

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 professional services company is based on a September 2013 survey of CA Technologies Testing Solutions and CA Endevor® Software Change Manager customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Integrated their software change management solution with their testing tools to achieve the following business objectives:
    • Speed turnover of applications to production

Use Case

  • Integrated their software change management solution with their testing tools to achieve the following technical objectives:
    • Use fewer CPU cycles

Results

  • Rates the following integrated software change management solution and testing tools capabilities in terms of how valuable they are:
    • Ease of use: valuable
    • Depth of functionality: valuable
    • Lower cost of ownership: valuable
    • Ability to quickly produce quality apps: valuable
  • Achieved the following benefits from the integration of their software change management solution and their testing tools:
    • Improved application performance in production

CA Technologies Mainframe Security solutions Customer Research

How would you rate CA Mainframe Security and Compliance when compared to the competition?

Highly superior Superior Worse

Ease of use
Flexibility
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CA Technologies Mainframe Application Development Case Study

Case Study: Large health services organization

Introduction

This case study of a large health services organization is based on an October 2016 survey of CA Technologies Mainframe Application Development customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“CA has demonstrated a strong commitment to CA Endevor SCM for streamlining modern Mainframe application development to both millennials and experienced hires, both of which need to be productive in order for us to be successful. As such, we have never felt the need to consider competitor solutions such as ISPW to manage our software.

Challenges

Challenges addressed by CA Endevor® Software Change Manager:

  • Significantly increased expectations on the frequency of software releases and delivery
  • Significantly increased expectations on the quality of released software code

Use Case

Used CA Endevor® Software Change Manager to automate and streamline the modern application development process, including:

  • New Eclipse features and support for Java on the Mainframe
  • Ability to integrate different platforms that are required in today’s multiplatform world

Results

CA Endevor® Software Change Manager doubled team productivity, and was rated as:

  • Effective in supporting more frequent software releases
  • Effective in supporting higher quality software releases

Additionally, CA Technologies Application Development solutions were found to:

  • Effectively support the need to reduce costs and meet budget requirements
  • Enable best practice execution for application performance monitoring

CA Technologies Mainframe Customer Testimonial

We’re able to establish central governance and control with CA Technologies Mainframe.

IT Director, Large Enterprise Insurance Company

Too Many Manual Errors & Manual Procedures Before Integrating CA Endevor and Testing Tools

What challenges did you face when there was little or no integration between your testing tools and your software change management solution?

Manual errors
67%
Developers weren’t sure they were working with the right software version
38%
Turnover from testing to production was too time-consuming
52%
Too many manual procedures
71%
Other
14%


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