Synchrony Systems uses IBM Bluemix and DevOps to develop a mobile solution for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in days versus months

Published on 30 Jul 2014

One of the glaring results that we've seen here once we started using Bluemix and building these applications, is that instead of the typical six-months effort that an organization would take to build an application like that, it took us 15 days, from concept to a running system. And that has potential going forward, of a cost savings for BART of possibly on the area of 80 to 90%. They no longer have to be afraid of six-month, to one year, to two year project engagements. They can see that systems like that can go to production from inception...in about 15, to 20, to 30 days. And that’s a huge benefit.

Slavik Zorin, chief executive officer, Synchrony Systems

Customer
Synchrony Systems

Industry
Computer Services

Deployment country
United States

Overview

Synchrony Systems, an IBM Business Partner, uses the IBM Bluemix platform to rapidly develop and deliver a new mobile solution for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART).

Business need
Synchrony Systems needed a highly flexible, resource rich platform for its DevOps activities to rapidly respond BART's needs.

Solution
Synchrony Systems used cloud-based IBM Bluemix platform and its catalog of mobile, security and DevOps tools to deliver a mobile operations pilot program to BART.

Benefits
The IBM Bluemix platform provides Synchrony Systems with a scalable, flexible environment that allowed its developers to rapidly design, test and deploy a mobile solution to BART, cutting cycle time from six months to 15 days.

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Software
IBM Bluemix, IBM DevOps for Bluemix

Solution
Agile Software Development, DevOps, Cloud Computing

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