Service Virtualization has come of age
AlWagner 120000DGH6 Visits (1986)
It’s amazing to reflect back on how far service virtualization technology has come in the last two years since IBM acquired Green Hat. Back then, when I spoke with customers, they would either say “what’s service virtualization?”, or they would refer to it as a cool new technology that they’ve been meaning to investigate.
What a difference two years makes. The recent report , “The
Diego makes some great points in this research, but specifically, he talks about the reasons why DevOps and continuous delivery are necessitating faster and more nimble testing practices. He talks about service virtualization as an important enabler for continuous testing and an effective DevOps strategy because it accelerates software delivery cycles and removes the testing bottlenecks that often result in project delays and defects found in production – namely the things that adversely impact revenue, market competitiveness and customer satisfaction.
According to Forrester, “SVT solutions can help change the way companies develop, test, and deploy software from a lockstep sequential process to one of continuous development, testing, and integration” by reducing obstacles to testing, simulating production environments, and decoupling integration dependencies when developing complex applications.
One of the biggest reasons I think companies are embracing service virtualization technology is because of the significant ROI that can be achieved. I have been digging under the covers of the ROI for service virtualization for the past two years, and the figures are quite impressive. Check out the inte
As someone who has immersed themselves in the service virtualization space for the last two years, it's gratifying to see the true business impact to our clients in dollars and cents. Thanks Diego, for sharing your insights about this exciting new space.