This is a guest post by Chris Read (@cread)
DevOps is gaining credibility. Industry analysts such as Gartner are talking about it, the big IT vendors are already trying to sell DevOps “solutions.” At its heart it is the integration of Agile principles into Operations practices. With its roots in dysfunctional Enterprises, it has enabled the rise of the Cloud and Web 2.0 giants. As DevOps matures it will help all those in the industry focus on their core business. It will continue to drive the realization of utility computing.