The Cycle Appliance

Leveraging the cloud to save you time and money allowing you to get the most out of the Cycle Platform.

We understand that continuous testing can be time consuming to set up and isn’t always truly automated. The Cycle Appliance solves roadblocks that can prevent customers from being able to utilize Cycle to it’s full extent for Continuous Testing and CI/CD (Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment).

The Cycle Appliance answers the where and how questions that often come with continuous Testing. Where do I run my unattended and automated Cycle tests? And, how do I orchestrate the execution of my tests? The Cycle Appliance uses the power of the Cloud to provide a place for running your Cycle tests and the means for orchestrating your tests to meet your business requirements.


In a time where much of the world is working at distance, the Appliance grants you peace of mind that your tests are running whether you are there to watch them or not. The days of scrambling to secure resources to run your testing are in the past – the Appliance allows you to easily scale your continuous testing without scrambling for the resources. It also facilitates incremental improvements to your enterprise system without the risk that usually comes with an enterprise system update or go live

The Benefits

Save thousands of hours setting up and tearing down your continuous testing infrastructure*

Greatly reduce hardware costs

Save on staffing costs and requirements needed to run continuous testing

Reduce software fees typically associated with running continuous testing

Benefit from time and cost savings that span across multiple departments

A Great Fit for any Team

The Cycle Appliance is truly system agnostic – it is compatible with a variety of enterprise systems including Blue Yonder, Manhattan, Highjump, among others. If you are ready to take your continuous testing to the next level, then the Cycle Appliance is for you.

Not only does the appliance integrate well with your existing enterprise system, it also integrates with other platforms you use during the work day including Slack, Jira, Github, and more. These integrations allow for real time updates, so you don’t miss a thing.

What is the Cycle Appliance?

The Cycle Appliance provides a platform for running your Cycle tests, and provides the means for executing your tests without the need to sit in front of a computer and press “Play”. If you are interested in learning more about how the appliance can automate continuous testing for your enterprise system, please contact us.

Who is the Cycle Appliance for?

The Cycle Appliance provides benefits for multiple departments across your company including IT, Quality Assurance, Operations, and more.

What kind of tests can I run on the Appliance?

The Appliance can automate continuous (regression) tests, volume (load) tests, and better prepare you for continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). The Appliance removes the scrambling for resources that many enterprise system users currently experience when they begin testing their system.

What technologies does the Appliance use?

The Cycle Appliance operates in Azure and uses automation tools specific to the Azure cloud for automating and managing the deployment of platform resources. Jenkins is our choice of CI/CD platform due to its active user community and large number of plugins that allow integration with tools many of our customers use already.

Next steps

Ready to take the next steps into automated continuous testing? Get in touch with Cycle Labs today, and learn more about how we can help you save time, money, and valuable resources through a comprehensive test strategy.

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