Some trends in today’s industry have helped bring about the collaboration of these two most important change agents. Let’s take a look at them here:
- The world is witnessing an industry-wide shift wherein we are transitioning from a product-based economy to a service-based economy.
- The 21st century business environment demands that companies focus on agility & innovation rather than stability and efficiency.
- The digital dimension has drastically begun to influence the physical dimension.
Most organizations today are beginning to realize the potential of these business transformation agents. While DevOps is a more process-oriented concept, the cloud acts as a catalyst to pace up this process.
DevOps Cloud Benefits
Cloud computing complements DevOps in a way that its flexibility provisions experimentation in the DevOps process. The agility of cloud computing makes it an ideal partner to work with.
Operations-oriented companies use cloud-computing to pace up the development process and a developer’s productivity and efficiency at an individual level with cloud tools, application-specific infrastructure, and self-service catalogs.
With DevOps in the cloud, the two teams work together ,understanding each other’s language, with developers teaching operations about code, operations teaching developers about infrastructure, and security leading to a close-knitted circuit of similar thinking professionals.
The transformation from the product to service economy alongside data infusion has transformed software providers into customers who also use the services of the cloud to provision software-as-a-service (SAAS).
New-generation apps need complex technology stacks that require great effort for creation and configuration. And thanks to the cloud, these development functions are performed in a matter of minutes or hours unlike earlier times when development activity took weeks or months.
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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from The State of Security authored by Tripwire Guest Authors. Read the original post at: https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/devops/devops-cloud-businesses/