Continuous release and deployment

Continuous release and deployment throughout the application lifecycle

IBM continuous release and deployment solutions provide deployment automation to accelerate application delivery of mobile, cloud, web-based and traditional applications by relieving bottlenecks and reducing time to feedback. They can accelerate time to market using automated deployment processes that are transparent and repeatable.

Continuous release and deployment practices help to reduce costs and improve application quality and compliance by eliminating errors and unnecessary reworking.

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IBM UrbanCode Deploy ROI calculator

Discover the potential savings to be achieved through deployment automation.

Seven best practices to strengthen release management

Learn seven best practices that can strengthen the way applications are released into production.

UrbanCode Deploy and Docker containers connect the dots

Coordinate and automate the deployment of multi-container Docker environments to different stages of the delivery pipeline.

DevOps and the case for ROI to executives

See how to monetize the benefits of DevOps adoption and organizational change in this case study.

IBM continuous release and deployment products deliver deployment automation to help organizations reduce risk, achieve faster time to market and improve productivity.

Featured continuous release and deployment products

  • IBM® UrbanCode Deploy

    IBM® UrbanCode Deploy

    Automates application deployments to facilitate rapid feedback and continuous delivery, while providing the required audit for trails, version control and approvals.

  • IBM UrbanCode Release

    IBM UrbanCode Release

    Reduces risk by delivering higher quality application releases with increased compliance and transparent processes.

  • IBM UrbanCode Deploy with Patterns

    IBM UrbanCode Deploy with Patterns

    Orchestrates the development, deployment and management of enterprise clouds.

  • IBM UrbanCode Build

    IBM UrbanCode Build

    Provides scalable configuration and management of build infrastructures that is integrated with development, testing and release tools and optimized for the enterprise.

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How Insurer Improved Application Development Processes with UrbanCode

Straight from the trenches, see first-hand how Amica incorporated DevOps and best practices with significant results.

IBM UrbanCode ROI Calculator

Discover the potential savings to be achieved through deployment automation

What UrbanCode Customers are Saying

A selection of research findings from TechValidate of Release and Deploy customers

Fidelity Worldwide Investments

Learn how Fidelity Worldwide Investment reduced the time required for software releases by 99 percent, from 2 - 3 days to just 1 - 2 hours, and achieved cost avoidance of more than USD2.3 million per year.

Healthcare Information Provider

Learn how this Healthcare Information Provider implemented IBM® UrbanCode Deploy software to automate and improve its application deployment processes, achieving faster, continuous delivery of new functionality and value to customers.

Data Sheet: IBM UrbanCode Release

Read more about how UrbanCode Release manages the release of complex interdependent applications, infrastructure changes and simultaneous deployments of multiple applications.

Data Sheet: IBM UrbanCode Deploy

Read more about how UrbanCode Deploy orchestrates and automates the deployment of applications, middleware configurations and database changes into development, test and production environments.

Application Release and Deployment For Dummies

This book defines the basics of application release and deployment, and provides best practices for implementation with resources for a deeper dive.

Continuous Release and Deployment with IBM UrbanCode Solutions

IBM UrbanCode Release and Deploy solutions, part of a suite of IBM® DevOps offerings, present key features and capabilities to help organizations achieve the benefits of continuous release and deployment, including reduced risk, faster time to market and improved productivity.

Learn Faster: Deploy What You Have – Virtualize What You Don’t

See how to leverage successful integration testing patterns into your deployments.

Continuous Delivery in the Enterprise

See how large enterprises can best leverage the principles of continuous delivery despite typical struggles such as silos, and older legacy applications.

Leading DevOps Application Release and Deployment: Best practices for managers and organization leaders

Application deployment automation and release management is one of the four key segments of DevOps, supporting a rapid, continuous software delivery pipeline. This webcast will explore the emerging best practices for leading organizational change to adopt application release and deployment.

Continuous Application Delivery to WAS with IBM UrbanCode Deploy

UrbanCode Deploy provides extensive capabilities for configuring WebSphere Application Server (WAS) through plug-ins.

Shift Left to Accelerate Feedback: Approach and Practics

See how development, test and operations work together to plan, manage and execute automated and continuous testing to accelerate feedback.

A Database Continuous Delivery Safety Net

See how you can build safety into your delivery process, with a focus on database changes.

Deployment Automation for Hybrid Cloud and Multi-platform Environments

See how you can achieve application delivery automation across hybrid environments.

IBM UrbanCode Deploy with Chef

Learn how IBM’s UrbanCode Deploy works with Chef to automate cloud application delivery, helping organizations accelerate software changes and reduce time to customer feedback.

Adapting Deployment Pipelines to Complex Applications

Explore the limitations of the build promotion model, architectural approaches for adapting applications to that model, and deployment approaches that realign the release pipeline around the migration of value, rather than the migration of builds.

Avoiding Another Dreadful Release Weekend

See how effective release management practices can shorten your release time, improve communication channels, and reduce the risk associated with your release.

Fundamentals of Application Release and Deployment

Learn how automating application release and deployment can speed time to market, drive down costs and reduce risk.

Continuous Delivery to Cloud – Exploring Scope and Scenarios

Explore the different use cases of DevOps that are enabled or enhanced by a Cloud platform, and the different ‘scopes’ of adoption by organizations adopting Cloud and DevOps in an iterative manner.

Deliver Cloud Applications Continuously with DevOps

Learn how IBM's DevOps solution helps organizations maximize their ability to drive software innovation by leveraging the flexibility, scalability and services offered by a Cloud Computing solution.

Declare Death to Manual Deployments in 2014

Manual processes tend to be error prone, inconsistent and inefficient. This can make achieving consistent deployments seem impossible. The cost of this struggle is lost time, late breaking defects, and uncertainty.

How to Build a DevOps Toolchain - There and Back Again

Discover the best practices of assembling a DevOps tool chain across your software delivery lifecycle.

7 Proven Practices to Strengthen Release Management

Learn seven best practices that can strengthen the way applications are released to production.

The ABCs of continuous release and deploy in a DevOps approach

Learn how establishing a DevOps approach with a continuous release and deployment path can help reduce time to customer feedback, improve governance, and balance quality and cost.

Modernizing Software Delivery through Software-Defined Environments

In this report, see how you can leverage full stack environments for hybrid clouds.

Continuous Application Delivery to WebSphere Application Server

Read how UrbanCode plug-ins allow for continuous delivery to WAS.

5 Reasons to use IBM UrbanCode Deploy if you are already using Chef

Discover why Chef alone isn’t enough and how the combination of Chef with IBM UrbanCode Deploy will provide you with superior deployment capabilities across application and middleware.

Deployment Automation Basics

Your guide to understanding the limitations of manual deployments, common failure patterns, the benefits

ROI: The Value of Deployment Automation

Read about the benefits of a deployment automation solution and use the formula for calculating the return on your investment (ROI).

Why Switch to Automated Release and Deployment

Learn how you can accomplish more in less time, increase the frequency of software delivery, and produce higher quality software; all without adding overhead!


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