IT Is Ready to Adopt DevOps but Runs Into Barriers

IT Is Ready to Adopt DevOps but Runs Into Barriers

IT Is Ready to Adopt DevOps but Runs Into BarriersIT Is Ready to Adopt DevOps but Runs Into Barriers

Tech teams are ready, willing and quite able to adopt DevOps for app deployments, but legacy IT and other organizational barriers are holding them back.

Broad RecognitionBroad Recognition

59% of the IT decision-makers surveyed are extremely familiar with DevOps concepts, and 41% are at least somewhat familiar.

High Marks, Part IHigh Marks, Part I

89% rated their internal team as at least capable on DevOps platforms, and 23% rated their team as expert.

High Marks, Part IIHigh Marks, Part II

90% rated their internal team as at least capable on network virtualization needs, and 23% rated their team as expert.

Biggest Barriers to DevOps SuccessBiggest Barriers to DevOps Success

Limited budgets: 20%,
Legacy system-based constraints: 17%,
App complexity: 13%,
Complexities of multiple environments: 11%,
Company culture: 9%

Cloud ReadingCloud Reading

31% of the IT decision-makers surveyed are using Microsoft Azure for cloud-enabled DevOps efforts, and 27% are using Amazon Web Services.

Popular Virtualization Platforms for DevOpsPopular Virtualization Platforms for DevOps

VMware: 19%,
Microsoft: 15%,
OpenStack: 7%

Simple StepSimple Step

60% of the IT decision-makers surveyed said it’s somewhat or very easy to access self-service infrastructure.

Routine TaskRoutine Task

35% said they need to deploy apps once or several times a day, while 24% said they deploy apps at least once a week.

Time DrainTime Drain

52% of the IT decision-makers surveyed said it takes hours to set up infrastructure for specific apps, and 35% said it takes days or weeks to do so.

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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