DevOps & Scala software release automation

Our Offices
Plano, Texas
Duration of the project
Started 2016 - Ongoing
DevOps & Scala software release automation


XL Deploy & XL Release: Leading deployment automation and release management platform

XL Release is an enterprise release coordination software automation. It allows customers to plan, track, and execute release plans from code drop to the end user.

It proactively avoids release delays and failures by tracking pending tasks, risks, and dependencies. It speeds up the delivery process by replacing manual with automated tasks and standardizing release plans.

Our team is an integral part of a globally distributed effort of skilled engineers. We grew our team from a single person to 15 people (and growing), supporting the growth of sales of the platform across the globe.

When we first started working on the platform, it was owned by XebiaLabs. acquired them and made them a part of their portfolio.


A globally distributed team (previously XebiaLabs) XL Deploy & Release teams are scattered all across the globe — from the US to NL and India. Still, Notch engineers became team leads to their colleagues from the Client side.

Technological excellence

The client asked for specifical technological knowledge. Scala and Akka were scarce skill sets required to support their growth.

Project Highlights

Fullstack Engineers
Frontend Engineers
30 Team
Services Provided
  • Dedicated Team Extension
  • DevOps Consulting
  • Backend Development
  • Frontend Development
Technologies Used
  • Java
  • SpringBoot
  • Scala
  • Akka
  • React
  • Angular
Methodologies Used


Highly skilled people in a niche set of technologies

XL Deploy and XL Release automation are niche products in the DevOps domain based on a specific technological stack. This stack includes Scala, Akka, and the React framework, to name a few. 

Notch continues to provide skilled software engineers in niche technologies, becoming the worldwide premier development center for XL products.


Andreas Prins

VP Product Strategy at

“Working with Notch helps us to realize our product dreams become a reality. Having skilled engineers from Notch helps us to deliver feature after feature, time over time. The dedication of these engineers makes the work happen.”

(Previously XebiaLabs) is an industry-leading technology company dedicated to helping Global 5000 enterprises achieve digital transformation goals. Using value stream management as its cornerstone, combines innovative technologies in agile planning, application protection, software delivery, and artificial intelligence into a unified Value Stream Platform. makes it possible to connect software development and delivery efforts to strategic business outcomes and create secure digital experiences customers trust.


Total period of cooperation
Our Team Leads
Team ramp up
Every Year

By using Notch as a dedicated team provider, XebiaLabs managed to grow into a Gartner magic quadrant leader and merge with other leading DevOps players into — the leading value stream management platform. The project is ongoing, but the outcome of continuous effort is the leading position of XL in the DevOps market.


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