What are Enterprise Scale Deployments?

Enterprise scale deployments are defined by velocity, stability, multi-target capabilities, and extensible orchestration.

Why enterprise scale deployments matter?

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It has been said that all companies are software companies. In today’s world it can be the difference between success and failure. For a company to win in this software-driven world, speed-to-market is critical.
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Companies in the top quartile of the Developer Velocity Index outperform others in the market by four to five times.
Source: McKinsey, 2020

The key elements of enterprise scale deployments

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Elite Velocity

  • Deploy on-demand (multiple times per day)
  • Less than one hour lead time for changes.
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Elite Stability

  • A 0-15% change failure rate
  • Restore service in less than one hour
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Multi-target Capabilities

  • Deploy safely and reliably to different targets – clouds, geographies, or environments
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Extensible Orchestration

  • Reliably manage 100s of apps or microservices, with:
    • 1000s of developers
    • 1000s of Kubernetes clusters
    • And more
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Benefits of enterprise scale deployments

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It is simple, research shows that speed-to-market provides:

  • Faster innovation
  • Lower development costs
  • Larger market share
  • Greater forecasting accuracy

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Companies who have created high developer velocity have substantially outpaced those who have not, including:

  • 4x – 5x faster revenue growth (2014–18)
  • 60% higher total shareholder returns
  • 20% higher operating margins
  • 55% higher innovation score
  • Higher customer satisfaction, brand perception, and talent management

Source: McKinsey & Co., 2020

Customer satisfaction is critical to success in the software-driven world.

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32% of all customers would stop doing business with a brand they loved after one bad experience – in Latin America, it’s 49% – per PWC.

Per McKinsey & Co operational and business agility improve:

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  • Financial results and return to shareholders
  • Customer satisfaction and data/insights
  • Time-to-market and competitive response
  • Employee engagement and operational performance

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Business agility improves financial performance by 20% to 30%.
Source: McKinsey & Co., 2020

How Armory enables enterprise scale

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Armory specializes in deploying mission-critical workloads at enterprise scale, providing best-of-breed tools to development teams who are building a sustainable competitive advantage through software.

Explore which product is right for you:

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Continuous Deployment Self-Hosted

Enables you to deploy to your applications fast, with confidence, at enterprise scale. Continuous Deployment Self-Hosted combines proprietary Armory plugins with a commercial-grade version of open source Spinnaker features to ensure safe, dependable and repeatable deployments. Continuous Deployment Self-Hosted accelerates your team’s velocity by providing seamless app registration, powerful pipeline creation tools, a single pane of glass for holistic visibility into deployments and app infrastructure, and the ability to deploy to multiple targets at scale.

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Continuous Deployment Managed

With Continuous Deployment Managed, our experts manage your Armory Enterprise installation in your cloud. Leveraging our proven methodology and best practices, we guarantee you’ll experience 99.9% uptime. With Armory managing your Spinnaker instance, your engineers can stop spending time troubleshooting infrastructure issues and focus on what’s really important — onboarding more app developers to your platform so your team can create more customer value and sustain your competitive advantage.

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Continuous Deployment-as-a-Service

Provides intelligent deployments that enable developers to focus on building code rather than deploying it. It does this by automating deployments across all environments and providing orchestration without the need for scripts. With seamless integration of pre-production verification tasks with advanced deployment strategies like canary, blue/green, and progressive, Continuous Deployment-as-a-Service provides you with a powerful deploy engine that also mitigates deployment risks. Continuous Deployment-as-a-Service doesn’t require migrating to a new deployment platform. As a hassle-free SaaS tool, it easily plugs into your SDLC and existing platform. Simplification, automation, advanced deployment strategy support, and risk removal accelerate speed-to-market and improve customer experiences.