The value continuous delivery returns to private industry also holds for the public sector. Federal, state and local governments also have time-to-market pressures, whether to keep projects on track, on budget or to deliver urgently-needed functionality for existing web-based applications. Agencies are being told to do more with less - and to do it more quickly. These objectives can be achieved through automation of software pipelines which eliminates manual steps and associated delays, speeds time to production and reduces costs.
Acxiom is an enterprise data, analytics and Software as a Service (SaaS) company that processes more than a trillion transactions each week. The software that powers these transactions is developed by hundreds of developers working in North America, Europe and Asia. Acxiom needed to streamline user management and problem resolution for a large Jenkins deployment with thousands of jobs across a worldwide development team.
As a result of implementing the CloudBees Jenkins Platform, Acxiom achieved the following:
- User management activities cut from hours to minutes
- Jenkins issues resolved quickly, saving hours of research resolution and trial-and-error hacks
- Thousands of dollars saved in reduced user management activities