Wave Report

The Forrester Wave™: Application Release Automation, Q3 2016

The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

September 30th, 2016
Robert Stroud, null
Robert Stroud
With contributors:
Eveline Oehrlich , Aaron Kinch , Diane Lynch


In our 38-criteria evaluation of application release automation (ARA) providers, we identified the nine most significant — Automic Software, BMC Software, CA Technologies, Clarive, Electric Cloud, Flexagon, IBM, Serena Software, and XebiaLabs — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. We've focused on core documented features, such as modeling, deploying, and visualizing pipelines, along with the vendors' ability to match a strategy to these features. This evaluation shows how each provider measures up and helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals make the right choice for their organizations.

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