TechValidate Research on Sonar

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1,313 Customers Surveyed

10,446 Data Points Collected

213 Published TechFacts

28 Published Charts

30 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Sonar Customer Research

Large Enterprise Organizations

Do you practice Clean as You Code with recommended Quality Gates on new code?

Always: 60%
Sometimes: 40%
Never: 0%

SonarCloud Customer Satisfaction Rating

We’ve been using SonarCloud since 2016 and it has always helped us avoid conflict and learn from each other.
- A DevOps Technical Lead

Sonar Customer Testimonial

Sonar is indispensable in our tool stack, to guarantee automatic quality gates and code reviews.

DevOps Technical lead, Large Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Sonar Case Study

Energie Baden Wuerttemberg Ag

Introduction

This case study of Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG is based on a May 2024 survey of Sonar customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

SonarQube helps us analyze code and gain fast, actional feedback without slowing down development.

Challenges

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

  • Prior to choosing Sonar, what were some of the issues you wanted to solve?
    • Unable to achieve or maintain code quality and/or compliance
    • Difficulty managing and validating outsourced development projects
  • What were some of the negative consequences you experienced before choosing Sonar?
    • Risk of exposure of sensitive information due to poor coding practices
  • Did you consider any other solutions before purchasing Sonar?
    • GitHub Advanced Security
    • Snyk
    • Teamscale
  • What were the reasons you decided to choose Sonar?
    • Branch and pull request analysis
    • Configurable SAST analysis engine
    • 25+ languages covered
    • Enterprise reporting capabilities

Use Case

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

  • What DevOps platform are you using?
    • Github
    • Azure DevOps
  • What capabilities were most important to you when choosing a solution?
    • Wide range of language support
    • Visibility across all projects with reporting
    • Seamless integration with your DevOps platform
  • How do you measure success?
    • Aligned benchmarks and standards

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Sonar:

  • What are some of the positive outcomes your company experienced after implementing SonarQube?
    • Increased developer productivity
    • Reduced risks of exposing software to external threats or data leaks
  • Overall Sonar helps you:
    • Analyze code and gain fast, actional feedback without slowing down development
    • Assess operational risks with real-time reporting on the reliability and security of your codebase
    • Reduce risk and support compliance with standardized coding practices

SonarCloud Customer Research

Sonar Customers

When do you plan to prioritize Clean Code in your organizational goals?

Already in progress
85%
In the next year
9%
In the next 2 years
6%
In the next 18 months
0%

Sonar Case Study

Wolters Kluwer

Introduction

This case study of Wolters Kluwer is based on a May 2024 survey of Sonar customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

SonarQube/Sonarcloud is the very best tool to scan and check with language style or security issues.

Challenges

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

  • Prior to choosing Sonar, what were some of the issues you wanted to solve?
    • Lack of standardized coding practices
    • Unable to achieve or maintain code quality and/or compliance
    • Difficulty managing and validating outsourced development projects
  • What were some of the negative consequences you experienced before choosing Sonar?
    • Risk of exposure of sensitive information due to poor coding practices
    • Unable to deliver business needs and get ahead of competitors
  • Did you consider any other solutions before purchasing Sonar?
    • Coverity
  • What were the reasons you decided to choose Sonar?
    • Branch and pull request analysis
    • Shared, unified configurations
    • Configurable SAST analysis engine

Use Case

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

  • What DevOps platform are you using?
    • Github
    • Azure DevOps
  • What capabilities were most important to you when choosing a solution?
    • Wide range of language support
    • Enforceable code standards and fast actional feedback
    • Visibility across all projects with reporting
  • How do you measure success?
    • Developer productivity
    • Aligned benchmarks and standards

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Sonar:

  • What are some of the positive outcomes your company experienced after implementing SonarQube?
    • Increased developer productivity
    • Cost savings on time spent on code maintenance
  • Overall Sonar helps you:
    • Assess operational risks with real-time reporting on the reliability and security of your codebase


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About Sonar

Sonar’s industry-leading solution enables developers and development teams to write clean code and remediate existing code organically, so they can focus on the work they love and maximize the value they generate for businesses. Its open-source and commercial solutions – SonarLint, SonarCloud, and SonarQube – support 30 programming languages, frameworks, and infrastructure technology. Trusted by more than 350,000 organizations globally, Sonar is considered integral to delivering better software.

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