Orbitz Worldwide Leverages CloudBees Jenkins Platform for Continuous Delivery Methodology

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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SAN JOSE, CA: CloudBees, a distributor of Continuous Delivery platform has announced that Orbitz Worldwide- an online travel products and services provider is leveraging CloudBees Jenkins Platform to automate its software delivery process.

Continuous Delivery (CD) is a software engineering process to produce reliable software that can be released anytime. It automates and enhances software delivery procedure.

CloudBees empowers DevOps teams with ability to respond rapidly to the software delivery needs of the business. CloudBees Jenkins Platform is an open source continuous delivery ecosystem with technology to enable Continuous Integration (CI) and CD implementation, minimizing delivery lifecycle and increasing delivery of new applications to meet the needs of organization.

CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise Edition optimizes the performance of CD platform, monitors resources across Jenkins implementation and run Jenkins operations at maximum scale to support large number of developers. It consists Access Control plugin and Folders Plus plugin to ensure security, performance and compliance. In addition, it offers Jenkins Analytics customizable build and performance dashboards, Pull Request Builder GitHub plugin and Merge plugin for accelerating developer productivity. It also supports Docker Containers to trigger CD and make customizable build environments with ease.

Orbitz Worldwide uses innovative technology to enable leisure and business travelers to search for a broad range of travel products and services including hotels, airline tickets and vacation packages. It serves CheapTickets, ebookers, HotelClub, airlines and travel agencies with its applications and delivers managed travel solutions for organizations.

By utilizing CloudBees Jenkins Platform Orbitz can automate testing, increase build consistency and gain a single platform for continuous integration and the release of software.

“By making our process more efficient and adopting continuous delivery practices with the CloudBees Jenkins Platform, we have cut our release times in half, and then cut them in half again,” says Jacob Tomaw, Principal Engineer at Orbitz.

Orbitz is now witnessing deduction in their release cycle times through continuous delivery practices, pushing test results within few days.