Volpara Health Technologies Limited is a leading provider of breast imaging analytics and analysis products that improve clinical decision-making and the early detection of breast cancer. Volpara Health Technologies Limited is a research, development, and manufacturing company based in Wellington, New Zealand. Their mission is to reduce the mortality and cost of breast cancer by providing clinically-validated software that underpins personalized, high-quality breast cancer screening. Every day, Volpara software helps clinicians better understand their patients and administrators better understand their practices. With a diverse research team led by internationally recognized experts in medical physics, as well as proprietary medical imaging technology covered by multiple patents and trade marks, they apply science to the solving of clinical problems around the world.
How did you deploy software before using Octopus?
I introduced Volpara to Octopus Deploy when I started, prior to this deployment was completely manual from a binary push to azure (or via Visual Studio) combined with manual configuration. The deployment dropped from a full 8hrs to approx. 20mins end to end.
How has using Octopus improved the way you deploy software?
I had used Octopus Deploy with a previous company so when I started this current job and was tasked with speeding up the 2 day single environment build cycle it was a no brainer. A lot of water under the bridge product wise since then but a deployment process typically takes around 20mins including a build out of VSTS these days so it is one of the easiest wins we have had.
Octopus has improved the way we deploy software in five ways: 1) All in one distribution and deployment to cloud datacentres 2) Version control of release binaries 3) Dashboard overview of releases rollout status 4) Seamless integration with the Azure resources we employ 5) SSO with Azure Identities certainly makes our ISO27001 compliance simpler.
What are the main benefits for using Octopus in your organization?
Similar to above really, ease of use, simplicity of onboarding and overview of new customers (tenants), integration with VSTS.
We've been overhauling our internal infrastructure and back-end systems over the past month, including a move back to full @OctopusDeploy deployments; rediscovering how nice it is to have a platform-agnostic orchestrator that can deploy practically anything, anywhere ❤Nicholas Blumhardt