Electric Cloud Named a 'Leader' in Continuous Delivery Release Automation by a Leading Independent Research Firm
The company says ElectricFlow orchestrates the entire Continuous Delivery pipeline - from developer check-in to Production release - with a single, unified platform to provide DevOps teams centralized visibility, collaboration and governance
SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Cloud (http://electric-cloud.com), the leader in DevOps Release Automation, today announced the company was recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Delivery Release Automation, Q3 2017, by Forrester Research Inc. Electric Cloud was among the select companies invited to participate in the independent report, which evaluated 15 Continuous Delivery Release Automation (CDRA) vendors across 26 criteria. Forrester evaluated Electric Cloud's ElectricFlow DevOps Release Automation platform, which you can download and try for FREE at: (http://electric-cloud.com/products/electricflow).
"ElectricFlow is a unified platform to automate application deployments and coordinate releases. It supports [DevOps] teams standardizing middleware, infrastructure and application deployments, and governs the promotion of applications across development, staging and production environments," the Forrester report states. "ElectricFlow's strengths include release packaging and modeling, moving releases, pipeline management and an extensive set of third-party integrations to support DevOps professionals."
Electric Cloud continues to innovate and lead in the Continuous Delivery / Application Release Automation space, constantly releasing new and exciting updates to ElectricFlow. This year, the company unveiled one-click deployment for Containers and Container Orchestration – supporting Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon Container Service (ECS), Google Container Engine (GKE), Microsoft Azure Container Service, OpenShift Container Platform and Cloud Foundry container-based PaaS. AWS Lambda is also supported for Serverless-type application releases. In addition, the company released a customizable, self-service catalog with out-of-box templates for pipelines, applications, and environments. Users can use built-in templates or create their own re-usable templates for common DevOps processes to accelerate time to value and to easily onboard new teams and promote and share approved automations across the organization.
ElectricFlow is now also the industry's first and only Continuous Delivery and Application Release Automation platform to automatically pull key metrics from common DevOps tools across the pipeline – like Jenkins, JIRA, HP ALM, ServiceNow, and more – and display toolchain metrics information using built-in dashboards and reports for a consolidated, easy-to-interpret view. This provides teams with shared visibility into the business value, health and status of software releases. These new "DevOps Insight" capabilities also include an SDK allowing teams to extend the solution to capture custom metrics from new tools and a powerful GUI for creating custom reports and dashboards.
"We think this recent recognition from leading industry analysts as well as our growing pace of customer acquisition – on track to triple in 2017 – are a testament to the value of ElectricFlow as customers use it to transform their software release process from a chore to a competitive advantage," said Steve Brodie, CEO of Electric Cloud. "DevOps is all about system-level thinking and fast feedback loops. No other ARA solution provides such a rich, centralized dashboard view of all tasks, processes and metrics related to application releases and automates the entire Continuous Delivery pipeline with a single, easy to use platform. "
About Electric Cloud, Inc. Electric Cloud is the leader in DevOps Release Automation and Continuous Delivery. We help organizations like E*TRADE, Gap, HPE, Intel and Lockheed Martin deliver better software faster by orchestrating, automating, and accelerating application releases.