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Top Answer: The most valuable features are stability and ease of use.
Top Answer: I would like to have better integration with other products. It's impossible to work in parallel mode with the source. For example, we have one check for many banks and you can't change the parallel… more »
Top Answer: We used Endevor for our source code management tool. We also use it for coordinating our testing that includes unit tests and system tests. We have an on-premises mainframe environment. All of our… more »
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Endevor Software Change Manager, CA Software Change Manager for Mainframe, CA Endevor SCM
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Overview
CA Endevor Software Change Manager (CA Endevor SCM) is the most widely used change management software for the mainframe environment. It can automate your entire development process, adapting to your specific business requirements and helping ensure consistency and complete control. Integration with IBM Rational Developer for System z can improve productivity, accelerate time-to-delivery and ensure the auditability of all programmer activities. Eclipse-ready, CA Endevor SCM helps shorten the learning curve for application developers. It provides your team with business-driven, customizable lifecycle paths and automated version control to protect your software assets and help maintain application integrity.
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, a file-level version control system that delivers restore point and team coordination capabilities.
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Blue Hill Data Services Inc.
XP Investimentos, Weichert Lead Network, Arelik, ACS
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Financial Services Firm54%
Insurance Company14%
Healthcare Company11%
Comms Service Provider6%
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Computer Software Company29%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company11%
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Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise83%
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CA Endevor Software Change Manager is ranked 3rd in Software Configuration Management with 1 review while Visual SourceSafe is ranked 14th in Software Configuration Management. CA Endevor Software Change Manager is rated 9.0, while Visual SourceSafe is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of CA Endevor Software Change Manager writes "Stable, easy to use, effective for source code management in a mainframe environment". On the other hand, CA Endevor Software Change Manager is most compared with Compuware ISPW, Serena ChangeMan ZMF, IBM Engineering Workflow Management, CA Harvest Software Change Manager and IBM Rational ClearCase, whereas Visual SourceSafe is most compared with IBM Rational ClearCase.

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