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Instana IBM

Nov 3, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (AEST)
 
In just half an hour, you’ll learn how Instana can make sense of your chaotic cloud-native environments, uncover anomalies in the performance of your applications before they can affect your customers – with the context to fix it.

Our solution engineer will walk you through the product and how easy Instana makes it to:

- Automate discovery, mapping, and configuration with zero human interaction
- Use AIOps to establish a baseline of application performance
- Analyze metrics, traces, and logs
- Trace every request, with no sampling
- Monitor hybrid cloud and mobile environments
 
For more information and to register click here
Apr 28, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (ET)
 
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Business success depends on isolating application performance issues in mobile, cloud, or mainframe environments before things turn ugly. Yet most APM solutions provide zero visibility into the mainframe. Even the best DevOps teams sometimes can’t identify application performance problems until end users are impacted, and then manual root cause analysis delays resolving the issue.
 
Attend this webinar to learn how Instana can help you avoid these challenges by providing observability into z/OS for a complete end-to-end view of transaction flows.
 

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Financial Services

 

Fidelity Worldwide Investment Bildergebnis für Fidelity Worldwide Investment logo

Reduced deployment times from 2-3 days, to just 1-2 hours.  Eliminated error-prone steps.  Saved $2.3 million per year in cost avoidance for a single application.

Learn more | Download Case Study

Read about their opinion on the web:

The opinion of Fidelity Banks employee on the Web

"It’s a must-have. UrbanCode Deploy provides great advantages"

Fidelity | IBM UrbanCode Deploy Case Study

 

 

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank 

Improving agility with DevOps based on IBM UrbanCode software and the IBM Cloud platform
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank deployed a DevOps solution based on IBM® UrbanCode® software and the IBM Cloud platform to improve development governance, automate development processes and bring new applications and services online more quickly.

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Rabo Bank Ã„hnliches Foto

Rabobank Transforms Its Payments System With DevOps

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Amica Insurance  Bildergebnis für Amica Insurance 

Reduces software deployment times by 95-98%.  Decreased non-code related build failures from 20 percent to less than 1 percent for a key project, reduced deployment of new web services from several days to two hours, and improved developer software setup from 1.5 days to 25 minutes.

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 Amica Insurance | IBM UrbanCode Deploy Case Study

 

Royal Bank Of CanadaBildergebnis für Royal Bank Of Canada



Royal Bank Of Canada Speeds Deployments With DevOps Supported By IBM UrbanCode
RBC wanted to accelerate application releases to deliver new functions and improvements to customers more frequently. The bank uses IBM UrbanCode Deploy software on the IBM Cloud to automate application deployments. The IBM Cloud platform's support for open-source technologies such as Jenkins continuous integration software helps further increase efficiency. Read more: https://ibm.co/2QBN7eh
 
“So IBM technology, in this case in the IBM Cloud, provides us the capabilities of things such as the IBM UrbanCode Deploy solution, which is a very good technology in terms of the deployment of the application.” Explains Francis Li, Sr Director, Solution Engineering, Wealth Management, Royal Bank of Canada. #IBMClientVoices.
 
 
 

 

 

 

Bildergebnis für healthcare  Healthcare and Pharma

 
 
 

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(HMHS, previously Highmark)

HMHS established continual development practices using the IBM® UrbanCode® software suite and built optimized, automated processes using IBM Business Process Manager software.​

https://www.ibm.com/case-studies/hm-health-solution

 

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(now part of Aetna) 

Based on Research for the following webpage.

 

Healthcare information provider streamlines deployment with DevOps

In the following Case Study, IBM details how this healthcare information provider—which remains anonymous—used IBM UrbanCode Deploy to get products to market faster. While the name of the company is not disclosed, IBM does reveal that it is a United States company that employs approximately 1,500 people, and develops and maintains more than 200 applications.

A healthcare information provider cuts deployment time down to minutes

https://devops.com/healthcare-information-provider-streamlines-deployment-with-devops/

 

BlueCross BlueShield

Bildergebnis für BlueCross BlueShield

Whitepaper mentioning UrbanCode

"NeoLoad is an open solution that provides several APIs. “It was easy to integrate with our Continuous Delivery pipeline supported by IBM Urban Code,” says Bradley. Performance tests are automatically launched weekly, which enables BCBST to detect performance issues earlier in the sprint. Continuous Delivery is implemented using a Continuous Integration tool – IBM Urban Code."

Read Full Sory Here

 

Aetna

"We are using Jenkins 1.580.1.1 with UrbanCode Deploy plugin"

Source: https://developer.ibm.com/answers/questions/210901/fail-to-upload-to-udeploy-using-jenkins-plugin.html

 

 

WebMD

“UrbanCode Deploy provides us with ease of repeatable and automated deployments. We have been able to introduce continuous delivery for our users. Dev and QA no longer have to wait for deployments to be approved and scheduled, they now own their environments.”

 Read the full Story here

 
 

 

Other Companies

Pearson VUE Bildergebnis für Pearson VUE

Automated releases save staff hours of work per release and cut release times down from up to two weeks to just an hour.
Download Case Study

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Silverpop, an IBM Company 

Bildergebnis für Silverpop

An internal success story shows how we simply prefer to “eat our dog food”.   Reduced deployment times by 95%.  Saw a 33% increase in the velocity of major releases, and minor updates and patches are released weekly with zero downtime.  Estimated cost savings of $1M per year!

Watch video

 

Infosys

Bildergebnis für Infosys

To help customers make better products to market more quickly, Infosys Ltd. built the Infosys Continuous Integration Platform, which integrates with IBM UrbanCode Deploy software. The company boosts time to market by up to 30 percent and improves product quality by almost 20 percent.

Learn more about UrbanCode: https://ibm.biz/BdXghq
Read more about the solution at Infosys: https://ibm.biz/BdX9bD

Video

 

Daimler Trucks NABildergebnis für Daimler Trucks logo

Link to Video Reference

At Daimler Trucks NA, IBM UrbanCode Deploy is making developers' lives easier without sacrificing quality, all while improving program speed.
 

 

 

Other Companies Using Urbancode Deploy

Company

Industry

All Points Logistics Transportation
Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. Insurance
Compa?a Integra Soluciones - Technical
Datamation Technologies PVT LTD Technical
Forsys Inc. Technical
Fynbosys Inc. Technical
Gartner Technical
GM Financial Entertainment
Imagine One Technology & Management LTD Technical
KPK Technologies Technical
Mobiliya Technologies Technical
NASS Systems Inc. Technical
Northwestern Mutual Unclassified Establishments
Prodigy Labs Technical
RBC Finance
SATCON Inc. Energy, Utilities & Waste Treatment
State Farm Unclassified Establishments
The Jonah Group Technical
The Lockwood Group Manufacturing
Tramway Technologies PVT LTD Business Services
Uline Business Services
USAA Unclassified Establishments
Wells Fargo Finance
Xinergia Laboral Business Services

 

 

Make the Case for ROI with UrbanCode Deploy

Are you ready to make the case to your executives and stakeholders that deployment automation solutions, such as IBM UrbanCode Deploy, is worth the investment in time, resources, and finances?  Below are resources and tools you can use to help monetize the benefits and ROI of deployment automation tools.  In addition, there are several blog posts that specifically address ways management should think about DevOps and justifying ROI.

Front Page of UrbanCode TEITEI: The Total Economic Impact of Increased Application Velocity

IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct their Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study that examines and quantifies potential return on investment (ROI) for IBM UrbanCode Deploy within an enterprise DevOps environment. The study determined that a composite organization, based on the customers interviewed, experienced an ROI of 482%!

Discover the economic impact and adapt it to your organization

ROI Calculator for IBM UrbanCode DeployCalculate the ROI of Deployment Automation

An easy to follow, series of 10 questions will help you assess your current state, and provide an estimated value of what a deployment automation solution can bring to your organization.  Walk your prospects through this tool or let them try on their own, either way, they will begin to see actual dollars of potential savings!

Go here to calculate your ROI

There are 4 options for how you can license the server

Virtual server and managed virtual server (Server Agent) licensing

In this scenario, the server and agents require separate licenses. You apply the IBM URBANCODE DEPLOY SERVER AGENT VIRTUAL SERVERlicense to the server and IBM URBANCODE DEPLOY SERVER AGENT MANAGED VIRTUAL SERVER licenses to the agents. If an agent does not have a license, it cannot run processes.

In this scenario, you can either allow the server to assign licenses to agents automatically or you can assign licenses to agents manually. See Applying licenses to servers and agents. The licenses are released when the agents are deleted.

UrbanCode Deploy is configured with a finite number of Server Agent licenses for an organization. When the maximum number of licenses are in use, any additional agents configured will become unlicensed and cannot run processes. Any process run on an unlicensed agent will log an error message. To resolve licensing warnings, additional licenses must be obtained, or existing licenses must be reassigned among the agents.

For this type of licensing, the Server License Type field shows Server Agent.

 

Concurrent sessions (floating licenses)

 
In this scenario, the IBM URBANCODE DEPLOY SESSION PER SIMULTANEOUS SESSION LIC license is available to the agents. When an agent runs a process, the IBM UrbanCode Deploy server retrieves a license from a license server. If the first license server does not have available licenses, the IBM UrbanCode Deploy server attempts to retrieve a license from the other license servers. Regardless of whether the process succeeds or fails, 15 minutes after the process is complete, the server returns the license to the license server. The same agent that ran the process can reuse that license immediately; however, the license is not available to any other agent until the 15-minute waiting period, also called linger time, is complete.

In this scenario, the IBM UrbanCode Deploy server does not require a separate license.

Although session-based licensing is provided to accommodate fluctuations in application processing demands, peak processing demands result in more requested licenses than available. In order to avoid interruptions in deployments when a license server or servers run out of licenses, the agent is permitted to run the process and an entry is made in the error log. It is the customer's responsibility to monitor session usage and adjust licensing needs as required.

For this type of licensing, the Server License Type field shows Session.

 

Processor value unit (PVU) licensing

 
In this scenario, you apply the IBM URBANCODE DEPLOY MANAGED CAPACITY PVU LIC license to the IBM UrbanCode Deploy server. Then, the server can run processes. In this case, the agents do not require a separate license file; instead, each PVU license allows the server to use some agents concurrently. The number of concurrent agents might be limited or unlimited, depending on the terms of the PVU license. If you are using this licensing scenario and the license server does not have any PVU licenses for an IBM UrbanCode Deploy server, the server cannot run processes.

For this type of licensing, the Server License Type field shows Managed Capacity.

You can track your use of the PVU licenses with the IBM License Metric Tool.
Urbancode PVU licensing is a restricted pricing type. It is available, however, requires approval.

Concurrent sessions (token licenses)

 
In this scenario, the IBM URBANCODE DEPLOY SESSION INITIAL TOKEN 2 YEAR license is available to the agents. When an agent runs a process, the IBM UrbanCode Deploy server retrieves some token licenses from a license server. If the first license server does not have enough available licenses, the IBM UrbanCode Deploy server attempts to retrieve licenses from the other license servers. Each agent requires twenty-two tokens to run a deployment. 15 minutes after the process is complete, the server returns the licenses to the license server. In this scenario, the server does not require a license.

Although session-based licensing is provided to accommodate fluctuations in application processing demands, peak processing demands result in more requested licenses than available. In order to avoid interruptions in deployments when a license server or servers run out of licenses, the agent is permitted to run the process and an entry is made in the error log. It is the customer's responsibility to monitor session usage and adjust licensing needs as required.

For this type of licensing, the Server License Type field shows Session.

Urbancode Token licensing is a restricted pricing type. It is available, however, requires approval.

 

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