Analyst Report

IDC Technology Spotlight

Delivering Test Databases On Demand: Key to Rapid Application Development

For modern businesses, the imperative to increase the tempo of software releases is driving demand for the data needed to build and test applications. Unfortunately, valuable development and testing time--20% according to some estimates--is wasted orchestrating test data when it could be devoted to creating and releasing quality code.

In this report, leading independent analyst firm IDC examines the data challenges organizations face as they move toward faster and faster application development cycles. IDC further evaluates alternative strategies for addressing these challenges, while sharing a blueprint for systems that automate and streamline test data delivery.

What you'll learn about:

  • Why test data management stands in the way of timely delivery of software releases
  • IDC's recommendations for improving data orchestration for enterprise applications
  • How emerging solutions that virtualize test databases can transform development processes
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