Vendor survey, but whatever: “A survey of 1,300 executives just released by CA Technologies and Freeform Dynamics finds that while 75 percent recognize that these approaches drive significant business success when implemented together, only a relatively small proportion — about one in five — consider the consistency, depth and breadth of usage of these practices to be high.”
Original source: Yes, DevOps is all about business growth, especially the digital variety
Embarcadero expands its DBA tools business, CA focuses more on IT ops:
“We are actively managing our portfolio and investments, and the sale of CA ERwin further sharpens our focus on core capabilities, such as IT Business Management, DevOps and Security across mainframe, distributed, cloud and mobile environments,” [Jacob Lamm, executive vice president of Strategy and Corporate Development of CA] said.
Most of the time, surveys tend to show, once people use cloud, security seems a-OK. Before they use cloud, it’s a big concern of course. This is why I’m always concerned about what “cloud security” is. I think it’s, you know, just normal security, table stakes. Computers!
The study found that 98% of enterprises surveyed believed the cloud met or exceeded their expectations for security, and the finding was true across several flavors of cloud – IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. Nearly one-third also indicated that “security has been less of an issue than originally thought.” And “enhanced security” was cited by many as a primary objective when implementing IaaS (38%), PaaS (38%) or SaaS (41%).
In this one, people are even looking for cloud to make security better. Crazy!
(I see that CA is involved in the survey: I haven’t lead-gen’ed myself to check out the original work yet.