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TechValidate Research on Skytap

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904 Customers Surveyed

6,453 Data Points Collected

179 Published TechFacts

41 Published Charts

9 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Skytap Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on an August 2016 survey of Skytap customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We are a global company with offices on four continents. Using Skytap enables us to stay on the same page for development, QA, support, and sales, knowing that we are all using the same environment across the board, from development through production. Skytap is very easy to use for our entire team, regardless of experience level.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Skytap:

  • Evaluated the following vendors prior to implementing Skytap:
    • AWS
    • Private Cloud

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Skytap that the surveyed company uses:

  • Is currently using a multi-cloud strategy.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Skytap:

  • Selected Skytap over alternative solutions for the following reason:
    • Rapid cloning of complete environments
  • Top benefits the organization realized with Skytap:
    • Team efficiency
    • Team productivity
    • Global collaboration
  • Software velocity improved by more than 75% since implementing Skytap.

Skytap Cloud Customer Research

What initiatives drove the adoption of Skytap Cloud?

Driven by business to deliver faster
38%
Faster scale and application deployment
36%
Enable agile development, DevOps, and/or CI/CD
31%
Cost savings
30%
Cloud migration initiative
21%
Datacenter consolidation
10%
Modernize legacy applications
8%

Top Benefits of Application Modernization

What are the top three benefits your organization realized with Skytap Cloud?

Improved agility
70%
Accelerated time to value
51%
Increased infrastructure utilization
33%
Increased innovation and competitiveness
29%
Adoption of cloud computing
26%

Skytap Cloud Customer Statistic

58% of surveyed customers selected Skytap Cloud over alternative solutions because of its ease of adoption.

58%

Skytap Case Study

Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on an August 2016 survey of Skytap customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“It’s less of a question of comparing what can and can’t be done, but more of how easy it is to do. The Skytap interface simplifies tasks that would take longer in AWS or Azure. As a result, it is easier for power-users to work with and it requires less intervention by higher-level technical resources.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Skytap:

  • Evaluated the following vendors prior to implementing Skytap:
    • AWS
    • Azure

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Skytap that the surveyed company uses:

  • Is currently using a multi-cloud strategy.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Skytap:

  • Selected Skytap over alternative solutions for the following reasons:
    • Advanced networking capabilities
    • Rapid cloning of complete environments
    • Tool agnostics
    • Ease of adoption
  • Top benefits the organization realized with Skytap:
    • Team efficiency
    • IT cost savings
    • On-demand production environments
  • Software velocity improved by 50% to 74% since implementing Skytap.

Skytap Customer Testimonial

From a performance quality perspective, we are striving to replicate our enterprise-level clients’ solutions by leveraging a flexible and integrated cloud environment to equip our team with the ability to quickly identify performance risks.

Manager of Quality Assurance , Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company



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About Skytap

Skytap is a public cloud provider that extends enterprise Cloud and DevOps strategies to traditional on-premises applications. Skytap uniquely supports application modernization with production-ready development, software testing and training environments that work the same way as an on-premises data center.

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