Stories by Sumit Mehrotra, Director of Products at Skytap

How to accelerate software development by harnessing the power of DevOps, agile and hybrid cloud

Software development teams and operations/system administrators have historically pushed each other in opposing yet complementary directions. While development teams focus on delivering new features to end users, operations personnel generally focus on software deployment, minimizing liabilities and risks, and optimizing performance and reliability. The natural friction between the two groups can create a productive balance, but oftentimes it causes obstacles, resentment and a loss of revenue.