"Today, in the application economy, all companies face tremendous pressure to deliver higher quality applications faster at lower cost than ever before. This is why Atos has chosen the CA Service Virtualization solution to help customers reduce time-to-market, lower infrastructure costs, mitigate contention for labs and deliver better overall application quality. Our approach enables Atos and CA customers to “shift quality left” in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)”, said Francis Meston, Executive Vice President Global Consulting and Systems Integration at Atos.
The new Service Virtualization and Agile Testing Centres of Excellence (COE) are designed to nurture specialized talent and drive research, whilst facilitating best practices and solution accelerators in these areas. Service Virtualization is a critical component addressing DevOps challenges.
“Every business is becoming a software business as applications are often the face of the organisation, so both quality and speed are vital in the application economy” said Eric Grotefeld, Senior Vice President Solution Sales, Application Delivery, CA Technologies. “A recent survey revealed that 94% of business executives face increased pressure to release applications more quickly. Our joint customers can benefit greatly from our global partnerships to gain new competitive advantage in a world powered by applications”.
“Atos and CA Technologies joint focus is to bring to market a new end-to-end ‘Agile Testing’ approach that allows developers, testers and performance teams to work in parallel for faster delivery and higher application quality and reliability. These attributes are fundamental requirements for our customers and prospects to seize the opportunities created by the application economy” concluded Francis Meston at Atos. *We live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world where company’s customers are far more likely to experience their brand and interact with an enterprise through a software application than a live person. To thrive in this new reality, developing and delivering superior user experiences that engage customers and staff is now the ultimate priority. And all of it is enabled by software.
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a digital services leader with 2013 pro forma annual revenue of € 10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline. For more information, visit: atos.net.