TechValidate Research on IBM DevOps

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1,199 Customers Surveyed

8,195 Data Points Collected

65 Published TechFacts

35 Published Charts

73 Published Case Studies



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IBM DevOps Case Study

US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Made Testing More Reliable with IBM Rational Performance Tester

Introduction

This case study of US Nuclear Regulatory Commission is based on an October 2017 survey of IBM DevOps customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Made testing more reliable.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled organization 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 performance tester:
    • Team productivity issues / inefficiencies in the testing process

Use Case

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

  • Application they are developing using performance tester:
    • Web applications
  • Tool/technique they were using prior to adopting IBM Rational Performance Tester:
    • Nothing
  • Testing 1-5 applications/projects with the aid of performance tester.
  • Cites that 100 virtual testers are configured in a typical performance run.
  • Performance Tester Extensions they are currently using:
    • HTTP
  • Adopts new releases of IBM Rational Performance Tester every fixpack.

Results

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

  • Benefits their team experienced as a result of using IBM Rational Performance Tester:
    • Higher quality / fewer defects found in production
    • Improved developer and tester productivity
    • Reduction in overall testing costs
  • Cites that it took 1-2 weeks to get started with IBM Rational Performance Tester tools.

UrbanCode Customer Testimonial

UrbanCode products have helped in reducing the deployment time. We saw a decrease in maintenance cost for Release Automations that we created and the other features the tool is providing are benefitting the organization as well.

Release Engineer, Large Enterprise Banking Company

IBM DevOps Case Study

Infosys Technologies Has Better Test Coverage with IBM Rational Performance Tester

Introduction

This case study of Infosys Technologies 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:
    • Application Performance issues / Server Performance issues

Use Case

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

  • Application they are developing using performance tester:
    • Web applications
  • Tool/technique they were using prior to adopting IBM Rational Performance Tester:
    • Open source tools
  • Testing 100+ applications/projects with the aid of performance tester.
  • Cites that 1000 virtual testers are configured in a typical performance run.
  • Performance Tester Extensions they are currently using:
    • HTTP
    • SOA
  • Adopts new releases of IBM Rational Performance Tester As per requirement.

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:
    • Better test coverage
  • Cites that it took 1-2 weeks to get started with IBM Rational Performance Tester tools.

Before UrbanCode Deploy

What were the top challenges your organization was experiencing before adopting a continuous delivery solution?

Error-prone manual tasks and duplicative processes
80%
Slow deployment to development and test environments
76%
Risk of instability due to managing multiple configurations and versions
66%
Lack of visibility across the enterprise, disconnects & confusion
54%
Lack of control over the deployment process adding security risk
50%
Lack of centralized deployment process
60%
Too many mistakes & rework
56%
Other
2%

IBM UrbanCode Customer Testimonial

Separation of Duties and Audit Trails Key for Financial Serivces Industry

UrbanCode helped automate our deployments with fewer errors, providing the separation of duties and the audit trail to prove it.

IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

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%


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