“For many large enterprises that have applications and services spanning the mainframe, cloud, and everything in between, complexity and myriad dependencies can get in the way of speed,” said Margaret Lee, who is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital Service Operations Management at BMC. “This creates uncertain, unpredictable, and in some cases unintended results.”
DevOps is a blend of two terms: development and operations. Traditionally, both of these departments were isolated and this often created problems. For example, it could take longer to release software or provide for effective testing.