The productivity of software development teams has been one of the most critical challenges faced by enterprises in modern times. Microsoft leveraged 15 years of its learnings, tools, and investment into this product – Azure DevOps – and rolled it out for businesses, big and small, to enable developers to ship superior-quality software faster.
DevOps allows enterprises to accelerate delivery while still delivering reliable products & services. DevOps is about bringing people together through shared common goals, increased collaboration, and a focus on improvement.
Launched in October 2018 by Microsoft, Azure DevOps (formerly Visual Studio Team Services launched in 2006) is a SaaS platform that offers a full spectrum of DevOps toolchain for building and deploying software. It also integrates with many available tools on the market and has successfully addressed the specific needs of many customers worldwide, irrespective of their language, platform, or cloud. Azure DevOps is rich with inbuilt functionality that empowers teams in effective project management by automating their workflows.
Azure DevOps enables the integration, testing, delivery, and deployment of applications and services to any cloud (using Azure DevOps Services) or on-premises (using Azure DevOps Server). It integrates with other widely used services like Campfire, Slack, Trello, and more.
Microsoft Azure DevOps has everything you need to build and modernize your applications with speed. It supports agile methodology enabling reduced release management costs, improves reliability and team productivity, reduced time to market. It also integrates seamlessly with other cloud providers and tools.
Explore our whitepaper on “Azure DevOps Best Practices” to learn how DevOps simplifies and accelerates continuous delivery of products.