What is DevOps?

DevOps is an increasingly common approach to agile software development that developers and operations teams use to build, test, deploy and monitor applications with speed, quality and control.

DevOps is relevant to any kind of software project regardless of architecture, platform or purpose. Common use cases include: cloud-native and mobile applications, application integration, and modernization and multicloud management.

Successful DevOps implementations generally rely on an integrated set of solutions or a "toolchain" to remove manual steps, reduce errors, increase team agility, and to scale beyond small, isolated teams. Learn more about our solutions such as release automation, service virtualization and application performance management.

What the experts are saying

IBM named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Release Orchestration, Q3 2018

Forrester names IBM a leader in Continuous Delivery and Release Automation, Q4 2018

IBM named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Testing, ASQ SaaS 2017 – 2018

Modernize your apps with speed and control using a DevOps approach

Whether you're modernizing applications in stages or working through a complete transformation, you probably have applications you're moving to the cloud. By leveraging containers, Kubernetes and microservices, you can reduce cost and complexity while retaining your investment in the original applications. Applying DevOps agile practices and tools makes the whole project run faster and smoother by automating key steps and improving operational efficiency and standardization.

DevOps tools and software solutions

Leverage containers like Kubernetes and microservices for orchestration to reduce cost and complexity. Apply DevOps tools to automate key steps and improve operational efficiency and standardization.

Continuous delivery

Use the right DevOps tools to release applications more often and with higher quality.

Software and release testing

Test earlier in the DevOps software process with production-like environments to help eliminate bottlenecks.

Application performance management

Monitor application transformation from on-premises to hybrid and multicloud deployments.

Intelligent IT operations

Modernize IT operations management with AI and hybrid deployment options.

DevOps practices

Employ industry practices for agile development and continuous delivery.

Cloud-native DevOps

Build, test and deploy new apps on the IBM Cloud® with DevOps tools and practices.

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