Computer Software Company

Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company Improved IT Infrastructure Utilization By More than 75% with CloudBees Flow

This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on a April 2014 survey of CloudBees Flow customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

 

CHALLENGES

Purchased CloudBees Flow to solve the following challenges: Continuous builds on many platforms

USE CASE

»Creates the following kinds of software:

»Software designed to run on a desktop computer or server (Web/IT)

»Software designed to run on a device (Embedded)

»Purchased CloudBees Flow because of the following factors:

»The use of properties to drive dynamic processes

»The job-step parallelization and acceleration

»The ability to use existing tools and processes

»The system scalability

RESULTS

»Realized the following benefits with CloudBees Flow:

»Improved IT infrastructure utilization

»Realized faster troubleshooting of failures in the software delivery process

»Uses CloudBees Flow to benefit the following groups:

»Software engineering teams

»Build engineering teams

»QA engineering teams

»Release engineering teams

»Rated the increase of speed with CloudBees Flow on the following tasks related to software delivery:

»Software builds: faster

»QA testing: faster

»Their overall software development process is Up to 2x faster with CloudBees Flow.

»Improved their IT infrastructure utilization by more than 75% with CloudBees Flow.

CloudBees Flow is very robust. The ability to have large resource pools managed by CloudBees Flow allows us to have an enormous build farm.