Achieving predictable release schedules and simplifying regulatory compliance

Published on 28 Apr 2014

Fidelity Worldwide Investment's application release process has been fully automated with IBM UrbanCode Deploy. Applications that took days to release now take just an hour.

Tony Green, Technology, Architecture and Engineering, Fidelity Worldwide Investment

Customer
Fidelity Worldwide Investment

Industry
Financial Markets

Deployment country
Bermuda

Overview

Fidelity Worldwide Investment is a leading international provider of investment products and services. In addition to its well-known fund supermarket, FundsNetwork, Fidelity Worldwide Investment also provides retirement products, including Direct Contribution pensions, and employee workplace savings.

Business need
As it prepared to launch a critical new application, Fidelity Worldwide Investment wanted to replace its manual release processes with an automated release solution.

Solution
The organization used IBM UrbanCode Deploy software to create a software release automation framework, eliminating error-prone manual steps and speeding up the release process.

Benefits
The solution helped reduce the time required for software releases by 99 percent, from 2 - 3 days to just 1 - 2 hours. The company also achieved cost avoidance of more than USD2.3 million per year.

Components

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

Software
IBM UrbanCode Deploy

Solution
Agile Software Development, DevOps

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