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XebiaLabs to Offer Jenkins Enterprise by CloudBees

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/05/14 -- XebiaLabs, the leading provider of Delivery Automation for the enterprise (www.xebialabs.com), today announced a reseller partnership with CloudBees, the enterprise continuous delivery leader, to market, license, resell and support Jenkins Enterprise by CloudBees, the enterprise version of Jenkins CI. Jenkins CI is the most popular open source continuous integration (CI) server and is used by thousands of organizations around the globe. CloudBees is a major supporter of the Jenkins community and the ecosystem that has sprung up around Jenkins.

XebiaLabs will market and introduce Jenkins Enterprise by CloudBees to its roster of global customers in financial services, utilities and manufacturing. Jenkins Enterprise by CloudBees is a professional-grade offering, specifically targeted at large organizations. It comprises open source Jenkins with the additional value-add of technical support from CloudBees expert engineers and additional plugins that address more sophisticated requirements typically found within large enterprises.

Jenkins excels at automating and monitoring iterative development processes such as builds and tests. Traditionally known for enabling CI, Jenkins is now being extended into deployment to enable continuous delivery. Built with Java, Jenkins provides more than 900 plugins to support the building and testing of virtually any project with support for a broad range of technologies and applications.

"Our respective companies have always shared a similar mission. And that is to promote the benefits of continuous integration and continuous delivery, to help organizations get their software into production as fast and as efficiently as possible," said Coert Baart, CEO, XebiaLabs. "We're looking forward to a long and prosperous partnership with CloudBees, a company that has been close to XebiaLabs for quite some time."

"We are pleased to deepen our relationship with XebiaLabs, a long-time trusted partner," said Mike Lambert, Vice President of Sales - Americas, CloudBees. "Having collaborated with XebiaLabs on many fronts, we know their organization to be reputable and staffed with expert professionals. We look forward to enabling our joint customers to benefit from continuous delivery."

In January, the two companies hosted an event for the Jenkins user community in Boston, led by Jenkins founder Kohsuke Kawaguchi, who is also the chief technology officer at CloudBees.

Most recently, XebiaLabs rolled out XL Platform, a suite of applications comprising XL Deploy, for application release automation, XL Release, for enterprise release management for DevOps and Continuous Delivery, XL Test, the first dedicated Agile test management and analysis tool and XL Scale, for on-demand provisioning and scaling of full environments. For more details on the new XL Platform and the easy and complete integration with Jenkins Enterprise, please visit http://www.xebialabs.com/products/xl-platform/

About CloudBees
CloudBees (www.cloudbees.com) provides a Continuous Delivery Platform that accelerates the development, integration and deployment of web and mobile applications. The CloudBees Continuous Delivery Platform offers a rich set of resources to support continuous delivery, from coding activities to testing, staging and production deployments. By building on the power of Jenkins CI, CloudBees enables you to adopt continuous delivery incrementally or organization-wide, supporting both on-premise and cloud-based development and deployment processes.

CloudBees serves the needs of a wide range of businesses from small startups that need to quickly create new on-line businesses, to large IT organizations that need to rapidly respond to dynamic market opportunities. Follow CloudBees on Twitter (@CloudBees), on Facebook and on Google+. You can also try CloudBees for free. Backed by Matrix Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of middleware and open source technology professionals.

About XebiaLabs
With customers such as 3M, John Deere, Expedia, GE, and Société Générale, XebiaLabs is a leading provider of delivery automation software that helps organizations deliver business value faster and more efficiently. Headquartered in the U.S., XebiaLabs has a world-wide network of sales offices and partners. www.xebialabs.com

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