Leading Mobile Device Manufacturer

Global 500 Mobile Device Manufacturer.

This case study of a Global 500 computer hardware company is based on a May 2014 survey of CloudBees Accelerator customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

Purchased CloudBees Accelerator to address the following challenges:

  • Slow builds
  • Poor utilization of IT infrastructure
  • Lack of reporting and visibility into the software build process
  • Unreliable parallel builds

Use Case

Creates the following types of software: Software designed to run on a device (embedded)

Uses CloudBees Accelerator for the following: Build acceleration

The following CloudBees Accelerator capabilities were strong factors in purchasing CloudBees Accelerator:

  • Build acceleration
  • Build parallelization
  • Distributed builds using multiple servers
  • The ability to reliably complete distributed builds
  • The ability to more efficiently use shared pools of infrastructure

Results

Realized the following benefits with CloudBees Accelerator:

  • Faster time to market for software products
  • Reduced cost of software delivery
  • Improved IT infrastructure utilization
  • Insight into the software build process

The following groups benefit from the use of CloudBees Accelerator: Build engineering teams. Their builds are 5x-9x faster with CloudBees Accelerator.

The company also improved its IT infrastructure utilization by 25-49 with CloudBees Accelerator.