10 Ways DevOps Is Changing Enterprise IT

Posted January 9, 2017 By  Cynthia Harvey

There's no question that enterprises are embracing DevOps philosophies and practices in greater numbers than ever before. According to the RightScale 2016 State of the Cloud Report: DevOps Trends, "DevOps adoption increased from 66 percent in 2015 to 74 percent in 2016." And among larger enterprise organizations, DevOps adoption is even higher — 81 percent.

At its heart, DevOps is all about greater collaboration between the development and operations arms of IT. It began as an effort to apply the principles of agile software development to infrastructure, and it embraces agile principles like continuous integration, continuous delivery, frequent iterations and continuous testing. The goal of the effort is to increase agility and improve quality while increasing efficiency.

So what impact is this shift toward DevOps having on enterprise IT?

Here are ten of the most noticeable changes resulting from the adoption of DevOps.

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