GVR Report cover Development to Operations Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Development to Operations Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Deployment (On-premise, Cloud), By Enterprise Size (SME, Large Enterprise), By Application (IT, BFSI, Retail, Telecom), And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Published Date: Mar, 2018
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2016
  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-107-8
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2014 - 2015
  • Number of Pages: 110

Report Overview

The global Development to Operations market size was valued at USD 2.77 billion in 2016 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 18.60% over the forecast period. Development and Operations can be defined as a set of tools and practices to drive collaboration, integration, automation, and communication of software development and IT operations in an enterprise. It helps enterprises achieve higher efficiency and productivity, streamlines workflows, and improves collaboration between IT teams.

U.S. DevOps market

Increasing adoption of cloud technologies across enterprises for containerization, service virtualization, micro services, and PaaS, among others, are expected to drive market growth. Rising investments in IT concepts such as cloud technologies, mobility, IoT, and BYOD across enterprises, coupled with rapid adoption of automated software solutions and various cost benefits of automating software development processes, are expected to further accelerate market growth.

DevOps tools connect development, operations, and quality assurance teams to support automated processes of building, releasing, and operating software applications and solutions. DevOps tools can be integrated in various combinations to cater to specific business needs and automate software development lifecycle. Companies such as CA Technologies; IBM Corporation; EMC Corporation; Cisco Systems, Inc.; Docker, Inc.; and Puppet Labs are making significant investments in R&D to develop new innovative products, solutions, and services.

Despite the various benefits DevOps can deliver, enterprises face a variety of challenges whilst implementing DevOps. Complexity of DevOps implementation, coupled with lack of standardized DevOps tools or solutions, is expected to hinder market growth.

Deployment Insights

Based on deployment type, the market has been segmented into on-premise and cloud. The market is dominated by cloud deployment. Technological proliferation in cloud computing and increased penetration of mobile technologies have led enterprises to invest in new product developments to meet evolving business needs. Cloud-based deployments offer cost efficiency, scalability, agility, and flexibility to enterprises, which is driving the growth of this segment.

On-premise deployment accounted for one third of the global market in 2016. The segment will continue to expand at a steady growth rate, driven by deployment of legacy software test and production environments and requirement of quick adaptation to dynamism in a distributed computing environment.

Enterprise Size Insights

Based on enterprise size, the market has been segmented into SMEs and large enterprises. The large enterprise segment accounted for majority of the market in 2016. This dominant share can be attributed to adoption by one fourth of global 2000 organizations across the globe. Larger enterprises are adopting DevOps tools for continuous delivery support and improvement. Cloud service providers and large IT organizations are expected to increasingly adopt the DevOps toolchain as a mainstream strategy for the software development lifecycle.

The SME segment is expected to expand at a high growth rate over the forecast period. Increasing number of SMEs, technology proliferation, and cloud adoption for service delivery will drive the adoption in this segment.

Application Insights

The IT application segment accounted for over 36.0% of the DevOps market revenue in 2017. DevOps tools address a variety of inefficiencies faced by the IT industry, such as software quality, release timelines, and application downtime, by delivering solutions that improve business efficiency and meet evolving business needs. The IT industry employs DevOps solutions to help automate software development, testing, and operations processes in order to enhance quality, reduce delivery time, and improve customer experience.

North America DevOps market

The BFSI application segment is expected expand at the highest CAGR over the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to rising penetration of smartphones and devices for commercial and banking transactions. Need to rapidly delivery digital services and solutions to enhance customer experience as well as address changing regulatory mandates will drive the adoption of DevOps.

Regional Insights

The North American region is expected to lead the global market with a major share. Technological proliferation, increased penetration of smartphones, enhanced network connectivity, and high adoption rate of digital services are key factors influencing the growth of DevOps in the region. Presence of major technology players, such as IBM Corporation; CA Technologies; Cisco Systems, Inc.; Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Chef, Inc.; Puppet Labs, Inc.; and Docker, Inc. has also resulted in the growth of the market.

The APAC region is expected to be the fastest-growing segment, owing to increased spending on connected devices, investments in various cloud and IoT technologies, and rising demand for digital services.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The market is competitive owing to presence of various prominent players such as IBM Corporation; CA Technologies; Cisco Systems, Inc.; Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Chef, Inc.; Puppet Labs, Inc.; Docker, Inc.; and Clarizen, Inc.

Industry players have been focusing on inorganic growth strategies such as mergers and acquisitions or forming strategic partnerships with smaller firms to augment their product portfolios and gain a larger share in the market. Major technology players are investing in innovation labs and centers of excellence and collaborating with various research institutes to increase their market share. For instance, CA Technologies acquired Automic, a provider of IT automation and service orchestration software solutions, to augment its DevOps portfolio.

Development to Operations Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2020

USD 5.4 billion

Revenue forecast in 2025

USD 12.8 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 18.6% from 2017 to 2025

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2014 - 2015

Forecast period

2017 - 2025

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2017 to 2025

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Application, service, vertical, and region.

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa.

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; U.K.; Germany; China; India; Brazil; Mexico; Japan; and others.

Key companies profiled

IBM Corporation; CA Technologies; Cisco Systems, Inc.; Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Chef, Inc.; Puppet Labs, Inc.; Docker, Inc.; and Clarizen, Inc.

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global DevOps market report based on deployment, enterprise size, application, and region:

  • Deployment Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • On-premise

    • Cloud

  • Enterprise Size Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • SME

    • Large Enterprise

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • IT

    • BFSI

    • Retail

    • Telecom

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • U.K.

      • Germany

    • Asia Pacific

      • India

      • China

      • Japan

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

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