A message from Kristof Kloeckner:
I am pleased to announce that IBM has acquired UrbanCode Inc. UrbanCode offers capabilities for application release automation (ARA), complementing IBM’s DevOps solutions, enabling clients to more rapidly deliver mobile, cloud, big data analytics and traditional applications.
Innovation is increasingly being driven by software, but the rapidly changing software development landscape means that any changes an organization makes to its software environment needs to happen smoothly and without disruption to the creation and delivery of products and services. IBM delivers first class DevOps solutions enabling organizations to continuously deliver software so they can seize new market opportunities and gain competitive advantage.
Acquiring UrbanCode strengthens IBM’s DevOps strategy and capabilities. With UrbanCode’s ARA solution, IBM will help improve our clients’ ability to deliver software, enabling continuous release and deployment by:
This acquisition complements IBM’s leadership in DevOps, enabling greater business agility by rapidly and more frequently delivering applications to market with reduced cost, risk and increased quality.
UrbanCode’s award winning software can help reduce software deployment time from months to minutes, and has helped save some clients two million dollars annually.
Together, we offer the most complete solution available today for continuously delivering software. UrbanCode’s application release automation capabilities will help our customers accelerate their delivery of business critical software with improved quality, and at a lower cost and risk to the business.
For more information about this news, please read the press release.