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TeleStax Uses CloudBees Platform to Improve Efficiency and Productivity of Mobicents Open Source Community

CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, today announced that TeleStax, a supplier of solutions for telecommunications service providers and enterprises, has implemented the CloudBees Platform to facilitate and support development efforts for Mobicents, an open source telecommunications project.

TeleStax’s carrier-grade solution, TelScale™, includes a suite of advanced management products built on Mobicents. To lead and maintain community development of Mobicents projects, TeleStax initially utilized an on-premise platform that was phased out. TeleStax then transitioned the project to the CloudBees PaaS to leverage the platform’s advanced features. These advanced features include Jenkins continuous integration services to build and test code and ensure the project remains compliant with Java specifications.

“We had two choices – we could build the infrastructure ourselves or use a PaaS solution in the cloud,” said Jean Deruelle, co-founder of TeleStax. “Using the CloudBees’ Platform we were able to take advantage of an extremely reliable development infrastructure, with greatly reduced costs and low maintenance. With CloudBees’ help, we were able to build a solution that’s been widely accepted in the community and we have no hassles with having to maintain the infrastructure.”

TeleStax’s use of the CloudBees Platform has given the Mobicents project new collaboration capabilities for external contributors. For example, contributors previously weren’t allowed access to run jobs. Now, external contributors can access the repository and the community can test updates they make to the code base before the updates go mainstream.

To date, the CloudBees Platform has already resulted in significant benefits for both TeleStax and Mobicents, including the following:

  • Reduction in costs – TeleStax spent 75 percent less than it would have if it had to set up its own development infrastructure in the cloud
  • Increased Efficiency – Turnaround time for bug fixes improved by 20 percent based on utilization of continuous integration with Jenkins in the cloud, on the CloudBees Platform
  • Productivity – Project contributors can now concentrate 100 percent on development instead of maintaining IT infrastructure
  • Support – CloudBees technical experts help to resolve any integration issues that arise

“We’re proud to see how TeleStax has been able to streamline its development environment with the use of CloudBees’ industry-leading Java PaaS platform,” said Sacha Labourey, CEO and founder, CloudBees. “TeleStax can continue to build on its open source base while taking advantage of the reliability and cost benefits that are available in the cloud.”

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About TeleStax

TeleStax (www.telestax.com) offers carrier-grade communication products under the TelScale™ brand, based on a core set of open source projects. TeleStax’s mission is to remove complexity from the traditional telecom infrastructure and in the process create a new market for innovative communications services built by mainstream developers at a cost and time comparable to building web services.

About CloudBees

CloudBees (www.cloudbees.com) turbo-charges the way Java applications are built and deployed to meet the rapid pace of business in an on-line and increasingly mobile world. By eliminating the friction caused by provisioning, maintaining and administering complex hardware and software infrastructure, we streamline and accelerate the entire Java application lifecycle from development to deployment. The CloudBees Platform provides a set of rich services that are easily consumed by developers, allowing them to rapidly build and deploy new business applications with zero IT administrative overhead. Our AnyCloud Service Architecture enables those applications to be easily deployed to any public, regional or enterprise cloud environment. CloudBees serves the needs of a wide range of businesses from small startups that want to focus on quickly creating new on-line businesses to large IT organizations that need to rapidly respond to new business application projects. Follow CloudBees on Twitter (@CloudBees) and on Facebook. 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.

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