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Serena Release Manager

Deploy Applications Into Production Faster

Almost every organization depends heavily on its IT capabilities to support its success. New applications and services are essential to driving competitive advantage, maintaining services, and building new ones. Most IT organizations today are concerned about limited IT capacity and the complexities of release management, which threatens to limit growth. But existing IT groups can rise to the challenge, developing more relevant applications with greater complexity and reliability and bringing them online faster than ever before, provided they have excellent release management processes and the right tools to work with.

 

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Release Management: Helping IT Deliver the Right Apps at the Right Times

A formal, automated release management process helps organizations maximize the value of their existing IT staff. Release management is an application lifecycle management process that guides IT efforts from application code development through testing and into production, helping to focus resources on timely delivery of the functionality that the business needs. Well-designed and comprehensive release management enables organizations to:

  • Improve visibility and insight into project timelines and progress, to help prevent surprises and keep all stakeholders on the same page
  • Increase release flow, to get critical changes into production sooner with existing or fewer resources
  • Improve release quality to increase the number of successful deployments and reduce downtime, whether planned or unplanned
  • Simplify compliance, to enforce the consistency and traceability of changes

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Comprehensive Solution for Application Release Management

Serena Release Manager is a comprehensive solution that allows you to manage the implementation of software changes into your production environment. Whether you are deploying a new application or delivering a single patch for an existing application Release Manager is designed to support the application release management lifecycle from demand to deployment.

Release management teams require formal processes for planning and tracking the steps of releasing applications, greater visibility into those processes, and a way to enforce release policies. Only with these tools and processes can the team meet the expectations of the business, ensure the quality of released applications, and protect the integrity of mission-critical production systems.

In contrast to most vendors who promote a complete rip-and-replace solution for release management, Serena takes a consultative approach. Serena evaluates your current release management process, advises you on additional best practices that fit your organization’s needs, and recommends tools that can help you apply your existing and new processes more consistently. Serena’s goal is to help you make the most of the people, processes, and technologies that you already have so that your business can overcome any IT-based limitations and achieve its full potential.