Computer Software Company

Medium enterprise computer software company.

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.