Companies often contemplate the cloud when they realize that their systems are no longer meeting needs. Common drivers are a need for capacity, data center consolidation, security requirements, disaster recovery, and pressure to reduce costs and accelerate innovation.
Migrating to the cloud often coincides with the development, implementation, and customization of new critical systems. Moving to the cloud is an opportunity to review processes, especially the interactions between your dev and operations teams.
DevOps is a modern approach to IT development that stresses communication, collaboration, and integration between software developers and IT operations professionals.
In DevOps, the people ultimately responsible for the ongoing operation of a system are actually involved in designing and creating it. DevOps collaboration can have a significant impact on how a company functions, the products that are developed, and customer satisfaction. DevOps emphasizes interaction for continuous improvement.
We’ve assisted many organizations in embracing DevOps, and we’ve discovered that leaders are motivated by largely the same things: