ARCAD Software Contributes to Develop DevOps Tool for IBM i

By CIOReview | Thursday, June 18, 2015
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FREMONT, CA: ARCAD Software, a provider of change management and modernization for applications, partners with IBM to provide DevOps automation tool for IBM i, an operating system that runs on IBM Power Systems and on IBM Pure Systems. This latest offering integrates Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management and IBM UrbanCode,bringing DevOps benefits to businesses on IBM i.

“IBM and ARCAD Software lead the way with DevOps solutions for the IBM i platform. I am very excited with the new plugins from ARCAD Software for IBM UrbanCode Deploy.  IBM and ARCAD DevOps solutions can now address multiplatform organizations who have IBM i. This ensures that development on IBM i can be synchronized from conception to delivery with development on other platforms including System z,” says Chris Trobridge, Product Manager for Enterprise DevOps Tools, IBM.

DevOps is a software development method that aims to help an organization rapidly produce software products and services and to improve operations performance. It strategizes agility, software development along with persuasion of business goals throughout software delivery lifecycle. With continuous analysis of software lifecycle from creation to deployment, DevOps provide high quality software, faster releases and improved customer satisfaction.

IBM UrbanCode, the deployment software, supplies the Deploy functionality in the IBM DevOps offering, with rapid release for mobile, social, big data and cloud. For this purpose, ARCAD deliver plugins to UrbanCode for the deployment of many language variants on its platform. The Deployment code is enhanced with comprehensive management of all types of IBM i components, including a fully automated database upgrade process for both classical physical and logical files, and for database tables and views.