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1,199 Customers Surveyed

8,195 Data Points Collected

65 Published TechFacts

35 Published Charts

73 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for IBM DevOps

Curated collections and slideshows of TechValidate research data on IBM DevOps.



Selected Research Highlights


Why companies choose IBM service virtualization over the competition

Why did you choose the IBM service virtualization and automated integration testing solution over other offerings?

Broadest support for the technologies in our environment
63%
Superior product functionality
25%
Ease of use
25%
Speed / ease of implementation
13%
Cost of the solution
38%
Completeness of the testing offering
25%
Other
13%

UrbanCode Customer Testimonial

Being on the automation team, UrbanCode products have given us the ability to on-board applications for development teams so they can cut their compile time and deployment times in order to focus more of their time on development.

Consultant, Global 500 Banking Company

IBM DevOps Case Study

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Of New Jersey Brought Together Development and Operations Teams with IBM Rational Performance Tester

Introduction

This case study of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ is based on an October 2017 survey of IBM DevOps customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The overall impact is positive: the ops team will setup the monitoring using this tool to work with development team closely. "

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select IBM Rational Performance Tester:

  • Challenges they were facing in their software testing / software delivery process that led them to explore performance tester:
    • Quality issues / defects found in production

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of IBM Rational Performance Tester that the surveyed company uses:

  • Applications they are developing using performance tester:
  • Web applications
  • Mobile services
  • Tools/techniques they were using prior to adopting IBM Rational Performance Tester:
    • Nothing
  • Testing 11-50 applications/projects with the aid of performance tester.
  • Performance Tester Extensions they are currently using:
    • HTTP
  • Adopts new releases of IBM Rational Performance Tester only when advised to by support.
  • Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with IBM Rational Performance Tester:

    • Benefits their team experienced as a result of using IBM Rational Performance Tester:
    • To monitor the applications
  • Cites that it took more than 1 month to get started with IBM Rational Performance Tester tools.
  • Estimated Increase in Deployment Speed for Banking and Financial Services

    On average, please estimate how much faster are your deployments?

    90-100% faster: 11%
    75-90% faster: 22%
    50-75% faster: 44%
    30-50% faster: 22%
    10-30% faster: 0%
    5-10% faster: 0%
    0-5% faster: 0%

    IBM DevOps Case Study

    First Gulf Bank Improved Developer and Tester Productivity with IBM Rational Performance Tester

    Introduction

    This case study of First Gulf Bank is based on an October 2017 survey of IBM DevOps customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select IBM Rational Performance Tester:

    • Challenge they were facing in their software testing / software delivery process that led them to explore IBM Rational Performance Tester:
      • Quality issues / defects found in production

    Use Case

    The key features and functionalities of IBM Rational Performance Tester that the surveyed company uses:

    • Applications they are developing using IBM Rational Performance Tester:
      • Web applications
      • Service oriented architecture
      • Packaged applications (e.g. SAP)
      • Mobile services
    • Tools/techniques they were using prior to adopting IBM Rational Performance Tester:
      • Open source tools
    • Testing 51-99 applications/projects with the aid of IBM Rational Performance Tester.
    • Cites that 1000 virtual testers are configured in a typical performance run.
    • Performance Tester Extensions they are currently using:
      • HTTP
      • Socket
      • Citrix
    • Adopts new releases of IBM Rational Performance Tester once per year.

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with IBM Rational Performance Tester:

    • Benefit their team experienced as a result of using IBM Rational Performance Tester:
      • Improved developer and tester productivity
    • Cites that it took less than 1 week to get started with IBM Rational Performance Tester tools.

    Customers Solving Problems

    79% of surveyed IT organizations solved error-prone manual tasks and duplicate processes with UrbanCode.

    79%


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