Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Application Release Automation Solutions

Published: 01 August 2016

ID: G00302371

Analyst(s): Laurie Wurster , Colin Fletcher , David Paul Williams


ARA solutions are rapidly evolving to meet demand for faster, better delivery of new applications and updates. This evaluation is shaped by the enterprise's need to successfully manage a diverse combination of activities, roles, skills and systems associated with automating an application release.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Automic
    • BMC
    • CA Technologies
    • Clarive Software
    • Electric Cloud
    • IBM
    • Inedo
    • Micro Focus (Serena Software)
    • Microsoft
    • MidVision
    • OpenMake Software
    • Puppet
    • XebiaLabs
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Automation
    • Environment Modeling
    • Release Coordination
  • Use Cases
    • Release Manager
    • AppOps/Support Team Member
    • DevOps Team Member
    • Release Automation/AppOps Team Lead
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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