Digital.ai, creator of the industry’s first intelligent Value Stream Platform, today announced it has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Delivery and Release Automation, Q2 2020. In the report, the independent analyst firm evaluated 14 providers of Continuous Delivery and Release Automation (CDRA) across 26 criteria. Digital.ai received the highest scores possible in 19 Criteria, including product innovation, security, analytics and reporting, user experience (UX), deployment outcome and integrity, audit, and more.
CDRA is critical in helping enterprises orchestrate and automate their DevOps toolchains to support the increasing speed of innovation and meet digital transformation goals. According to the report, “the IT organization must support the rapid delivery of applications to meet accelerating business expectations. Automating the deployment of infrastructure and the movement of applications is a key enabler.” As complexity continues to grow within organizations, visibility into the software development lifecycle across teams, tools, and processes becomes key to the successful release of applications and to achieving real business value for the organization.
Digital.ai’s release orchestration and deployment automation solutions, formerly XebiaLabs XL Release and XL Deploy, are core components of its intelligent Value Stream Platform, unifying disparate tools and enabling the visibility and flow of data across the value chain. This visibility enables enterprises to leverage CDRA as a strategic initiative that provides the entire organization – business, IT, and Compliance – measurement of efficiency and effectiveness against business goals and as well as all the data required to prove software chain of custody for security, governance and auditing.
“Digital.ai’s Release and Deploy solutions provide tech@schneider with a single source of truth that ensures repeatability, reliability and consistency across all of our releases,” said Amanda Heintz, IT Release Automation Manager at Schneider. “The products are so intuitive and easy to use they’ve become our Developers’ go-to solution not only for deployments, but also for infrastructure and other automated self-service processes.”
According to the report, Digital.ai “has strong functionality in automated resource discovery and visual deployment definition and offers support for a full range of deployment styles. It also has broad platform coverage, from mainframe to Kubernetes.” The report also states that “Digital.ai’s solution is ideal for organizations with complex and challenging multicloud environments and a large legacy presence, especially if the organization is pursuing a best-of-breed approach for the continuous delivery toolchain.”
Digital.ai’s emphasis on interoperability with best-in-class tools enables organizations to leverage existing investments and allows DevOps teams to work with best of breed products such as their preferred continuous integration solution.
“Speed of delivery doesn’t matter if it is not helping the business holistically achieve its goals. To compete today, organizations must focus on driving successful outcomes and increasing business value,” said Ashok Reddy, CEO at Digital.ai. “You simply can’t drive continuous improvement and measure value creation if you can’t see and understand what’s going on across cross-functional teams and at different levels within an organization. At its core, this is what Digital.ai provides – the visibility enterprises need to understand what is being done, by whom, why, and to what end – so they know if they are delivering meaningful value to their customers. With this knowledge, our solutions help ensure DevOps teams deliver results that contribute to digital transformation success.”
The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Delivery and Release Automation, Q2 2020 evaluates the 14 most significant providers of continuous delivery and release automation (CDRA) solutions to help infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals select the right solution for their organization.
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