As ISVs you want to rapidly provision and deliver an environment for testing, development. And the results help sales, marketing, training, technical publications, support. It can enhance business alignment as it removes barriers and lowers costs, particularly capital expenditures (CAPEX).
This voke research is based on interviews from August 2009 to February 2010. It identifies market readiness, awareness, use, benefits, and ROI of virtual lab technology.
Readers of this research will learn:
- How virtual lab management is poised to become the hub of the modern application lifecycle
- How virtual lab technology will help dismantle functional as well as budgetary silos that have been arbitrarily built within organizations
- How virtual lab management is a major disruptor in breaking the operations bottleneck of today’s IT organizations
Click here to get the report. It examines
Visual Studio Lab Management 2010
Visual Studio Lab Management 2010 is Microsoft’s offering. It enables teams to accelerate setup/tear down and restoration of complex virtual environments to a known state for test execution and build automation. It extends build automation by automating virtual machine provisioning, build deployment and build verification in an integrated manner. It also allows testers to file rich bugs with links to environment checkpoints that developers can use to recreate complex environments, effectively reducing wasted time and resources in your development and test lifecycle.
For a video, see Lab Management coming to Visual Studio Team System 2010 on Channel 9.
Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation