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Market Trends: DevOps — Not a Market, but a Tool-Centric Philosophy That Supports a Continuous Delivery Value Chain

Published: 18 February 2015

ID: G00274555

Analyst(s): Laurie Wurster , Ronni Rosenstein , Jim Duggan


Bimodal and digital business strategies stimulate demand for improved speed and effectiveness of software delivery. Product management should focus on tool functionality that supports agile methodologies, automation and collaborative relationships to assist customers in achieving a DevOps goal.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Digital Business Makes Adoption of DevOps Practices Essential
    • DevOps Philosophy Shapes a Culture

Contrarian View

  • Will DevOps Become a Fizzled Overhyped Word Rather Than an Opportunity for Change?

Vendors to Watch

  • Sample Vendors
    • DevOps-Ready Tools
    • DevOps-Enabled Tools
    • DevOps-Capable Tools

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