XebiaLabs XL Deploy Competitors and Alternatives

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CA Technologies
Real User
Senior Systems Engineer Web Logic Portal Operations/Tech Services at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 25 2017

What is most valuable?

This product provides pre-built action packs for many of the most popular platforms and appliances. The product allows users to create custom actions when action packs are not yet available. This allows us to leverage this studio across our... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have seen significant improvements in efficiency through the use of CA Release Automation by allowing us to standardize our deployment processes and automate those processes. This has decreased time-to-market for several of our teams and... more»

What needs improvement?

The learning curve for this tool is somewhat steep. While setting up a basic deployment process is simple, improving those processes to include integration into monitoring tools or implementing complex deployment processes can be a... more»
Real User
Release Manager at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jan 18 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is auto-deployment of application versions through direct connectivity with UrbanCode Deploy.

How has it helped my organization?

Previously, for a planned release, an Excel-based implementation plan had to be created and validated beforehand in a production-like environment. On the go-live date, a high number of resources were required to run that implementation plan... more»

What needs improvement?

Performance of the tool is quite slow. It takes a lot of time to load a plan if the plan size is bigger. Also, the reporting feature needs to be strengthened to provide more valuable real-time reports.
Real User
Principal at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Dec 18 2016

What is most valuable?

Declarative nature of Puppet with its hub spoke architecture for automation using agents is the best feature.

How has it helped my organization?

All of the infrastructure patching and provisioning was done using Puppet.

What needs improvement?

It needs GUI based automation. There is way too much command line work involved. Puppet is mainly command line tool with most of the scripts created through declaration. I was hoping they allow creation and deployment of these scripts through... more»

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