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Micro Focus ALM – Micro Focus ALM Octane migration using OpsHub Integration Manager

How to migrate from Micro Focus ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) to Micro Focus ALM Octane

With evolving technological landscape in the application delivery world, organizations have started moving towards tools that enable agility, rapid delivery, cloud hosting, and phenomenal customer experience. Customers planning to move from Micro Focus ALM to Micro Focus ALM Octane also have similar reasons.

ALM Octane provides next-generation features for agile enterprises. The inherent capability in ALM Octane to scale easily helps organizations create a robust and scalable Agile and DevOps ecosystem. The integrated and open management framework for all core lifecycle artefacts further enables enterprises to deliver superior products, faster.

Micro Focus ALM to Micro Focus ALM Octane Migration

Micro Focus has built ALM Octane on an entirely new platform with different database schemas and using different methodologies and this fundamental difference between these two systems has brought in challenges for users planning to move from Micro Focus ALM to Micro Focus ALM Octane. The biggest challenge that a user faces while moving from Micro Focus ALM to Micro Focus ALM Octane is to maintain complete audit traceability of data. However, with compliance regulations in most industries becoming stringent, losing historical data is no more affordable. Therefore, solutions that migrate only current data from Micro Focus ALM to Micro Focus ALM Octane no more suffice the needs of most organizations. Other requirements such as: need for a hard cutover, migration of huge volume of data & user profiles, or keeping both systems in synchronization for as long as needed make it difficult for organizations to choose a solution that doesn’t have comprehensive synchronization abilities.

Why choose OpsHub Integration Manager for Micro Focus ALM to Micro Focus ALM Octane migration

With OpsHub Integration Manager, teams can: migrate all entities and releases as well as all other data with complete history and audit trail from Micro Focus ALM to Micro Focus ALM Octane.

Choosing OpsHub Integration Manager over other migration solutions has the following advantages:

  • OpsHub Integration Manager facilitates clean and complete migration of entire data with complete context (history, links, and attachments) to ALM Octane.
  • Users have the flexibility to continue using Micro Focus ALM and Micro Focus ALM Octane as long as the teams need both the systems and discontinue using Micro Focus ALM when needed.
  • The migration between both systems is completed without any system downtime or manual intervention.

Simple migration/synchronization process

OpsHub Integration Manager helps integrate Micro Focus ALM and Micro Focus ALM Octane as well as migrate data from Micro Focus ALM to Micro Focus ALM Octane. If users want to simply migrate from Micro Focus ALM to Micro Focus ALM Octane with all data and then immediately remove Micro Focus ALM from the ecosystem, OpsHub Integration Manager facilitates an easy transition with all history and details. If due to some business constraints, users can’t cut off Micro Focus ALM immediately, OpsHub Integration Manager enables a bi-directional integration between the systems as well. Both the integration as well as migration between Micro Focus ALM and Micro Focus ALM Octane are easily configurable and are hassle-free in the long run.

Watch the Micro Focus ALM – Micro Focus ALM Octane migration Video Here.

OpsHub Integration Manager also facilitates the integration of ALM Octane with multiple other tools making it easier for organizations to create a highly productive and collaborative scalable agile ecosystem.

More about OpsHub Integration Manager

OpsHub Integration Manager integrates 50+ ALM, ITSM, CRM, and DevOps systems and ensures that and current data available to each user, in that user’s preferred system, with full context, in real-time. The cross-functional transparency and collaboration that OpsHub Integration Manager brings to the ecosystem helps enterprises fasten and improve their decision-making process. OpsHub Integration Manager also helps in hassle-free migration of data within multiple ALM, ITSM, CRM, and DevOps systems with complete history.

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Author bio:

Prakash Tiwary is the Director of Products at OpsHub. He has been with OpsHub since its inception and has greatly contributed in the development of OpsHub Integration Manager and OpsHub Visual Studio Migration Utility. He is currently responsible for the development and adoption of OpsHub solutions and managing product development, pre-sales, customer support, and professional services.

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