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General Cable

Takes Control Over the Change Management Processes
Industrial & Manufacturing
General Cable is a leading manufacturer of wire and cable for the communications, energy, industrial, and electrical markets. The company serves its customers through a global network of manufacturing facilities in its core markets, with operations throughout North America and in Spain, Portugal, New Zealand, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. General Cable embodies a passion for innovation that spans more than 170 years of continuous change and progress. Its products and brands are known for high quality and outstanding performance.
The IT team needed a better way to manage source modifications and secure code without slowing down its development. As General Cable expanded its customer base, the development team recognized the need to secure its IP and source code but without slowing down the application staff’s productivity. According to George Almeida, a member of General Cable's IBM i technical support team, the development group wanted to meet several key objectives in its search for the right Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solution. Flexibility was a critical factor.
  • Automated and accelerated change management processes while providing structure
  • Increased developer productivity
  • Software Change Management
[Rocket ALM products] made a big difference in our environment...the overall long-term impact has been a very positive one. And through it all, the technical support team has been nothing short of superb.
George Almeida
IBM i Technical Support
General Cable