The company has achieved a series of key milestones, signing major deals with new and existing customers worldwide in North America, Latin America, EMEA, Asia and the ANZ markets.
According to Dana W. Edwards, CTO, Union Bank, “We are seeing immediate benefit from CA LISA. Lifecycle optimization is a priority for us and the Service Virtualization features of CA LISA are having a positive impact. With CA LISA, we are able to realize agile, parallel development and increase the quality of the products we deliver for our customers. Finding areas for improvement earlier in the lifecycle is reducing our risk.”
The widespread adoption of CA LISA is being fueled by the increased pressure on global brands to deliver applications and services faster than ever. CA LISA has been shown to accelerate software delivery timelines by as much as 25 to 50 percent, while increasing application quality and decreasing infrastructure costs.
“We have been using CA LISA for just over a year and have seen considerable improvements in both the quality and speed of our software releases, particularly when those applications must interact with our complex systems,” said Mike Benson, CIO, DirecTV. “Using CA LISA has been a wonderful experience for DirecTV, providing us with much more rapid end-to-end application development and testing, which has significantly reduced delivery times. What would previously have taken a month or two, now takes as little as a day or even an hour. As a result, we are also able to quickly and effectively adapt to the changing needs of the business.”
“Traditional waterfall software development and 12-18 month release cycles are rapidly becoming obsolete, as today’s consumers expect IT to deliver flawless applications and services with far greater agility," said Shridhar Mittal, general manager, Service Virtualization, CA Technologies. “IT leaders who understand the complexities of producing applications for composite environments including Cloud, SaaS, mobile and Big Data recognize this challenge. These customers increasingly turn to CA LISA to increase the velocity of their software development life cycle, from design and development, through integration, performance testing and delivery to production.”
CA LISA delivers these benefits through service virtualization—capturing and simulating the behavior, data and performance characteristics of system dependencies—so that software development and testing teams do not need access to costly, highly-constrained production environments to do their jobs effectively.
“To keep pace with customer and business demands, service virtualization is emerging as an innovative, valuable, and incredibly powerful solution of the modern application life cycle. voke research shows that the return on investment (ROI) of service virtualization is quick and clear. Service virtualization ROI shows double digit improvements in time to market, reduction of defects entering production, reduction of overall software cycle times, and increased test coverage. Service virtualization helps to deliver more predictable, effective, and efficient business outcomes,” said Theresa Lanowitz, founder, voke.
CA Technologies has also seen a more than 150 percent increase in new membership in its ServiceVirtualization.com open community over the past six months. To further foster education in this relatively new IT area, the company also released a study on the Business Benefits of Service Virtualization and published the book “Service Virtualization: Reality is Overrated” (CA Press, 2012).