As an open source, cross-platform system for continuous integration, Jenkins is widely utilized for rapid development and test of software applications. The solution provides a robust framework for development, as well as support for plugins or extensions that allow Jenkins users to leverage a large set of tools as part of its user-defined software build and test workflow. Skytap's Continuous Integration Plugin for Jenkins allows Jenkins users to leverage Skytap Cloud as part of these defined build and test workflows.
"For years, acquiring, installing, configuring, and supporting on-premises software tools and development and test environments were a drag on available resources," said
By deploying Jenkins continuous integration environments within Skytap Cloud, development and testing teams can greatly reduce the resources needed to manage, provision and configure complex dev/test environments. Skytap Cloud allows development and testing teams to instantly scale environments as needed during high-impact testing cycles, and leverage additional development and testing resources and tools from Skytap's template library.
"There is no one-size-fits-all software development and test tool chain that is ubiquitous across all teams in all enterprises," said
Customers can download the Skytap Cloud CI Plugin for Jenkins from the
Skytap is the leading provider of self-service application development environments in the cloud. Skytap Cloud gives developers a fast, easy, and secure way to create complex computing environments in the cloud, while collaborating with IT requirements. Customers can run complex enterprise applications unchanged in Skytap Cloud, collaborate securely with global teams, and gain unparalleled business productivity. Additionally, IT organizations can maintain full visibility and control over cloud projects, align capacity with demand, and reduce costs. Enterprises can securely connect Skytap Cloud to their on-premise data centers and create hybrid clouds. Skytap is ideal for development and testing workloads. To try Skytap Cloud and learn more, visit www.skytap.com.
(1) "To The Victor Go The Spoils: How The Need For Speed Is Reshaping The ALM Landscape," Forrester Research, Inc.,
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