Gartner Research

Capitalize on Tools That Manage the 'Ops' in DevOps to Spark Innovation and Lower Costs

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00317187

Analyst(s): Colin Fletcher

Summary

I&O leaders working to optimize IT operations should take advantage of the innovation and cost-saving opportunities found in the tools DevOps teams successfully use to support bimodal operational requirements. Inventory DevOps teams' tools, and map them against the core IT operational functions.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Tools that increasingly mature DevOps teams are using mirror those of traditional IT operations, which can help them support operational demands
  • Many of the tools being used by DevOps teams represent innovative, cost-conscious approaches, which will enable them to support tradition operations
  • Tooling used by DevOps teams for operational support is underrepresented in enterprise IT operations management, and could be used successfully for tool portfolio planning

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