We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"This product is an innovative market leader in the field of application deployment."
"The solution's most valuable aspect is that it is vendor-agnostic and it has a file called Manifest, which makes it possible for developers, ops people, and system admins to cooperate."
"The user interface is very friendly."
"It's graphical representation and tools are easy to use."
"All of the features related to release management are very good."
"My first impression of DevOps, after using Jira, is that it has a much better, more intuitive, and more user-friendly interface."
"Technical support has been excellent. On that side, Microsoft is very good. The customer support of Microsoft has really improved this past year. On the cloud side also we are very satisfied because it offers very good support."
"Azure enables us to create a staging environment through to a production environment in an easier way and then get the code and run that."
"I like the entire tool because it is a one-stop-solution for DevOps."
"The solution is easy to implement and easy to use."
"While it is a flexible product and provides a means of integrating with virtually anything, the company should make a better effort to keep up with new platform integrations."
"The solution currently has a bug that causes performance issues. They need to resolve this in a future release."
"I would like to see more customization available to the administrator."
"Non-functional testing such as security testing, log testing, and performance testing can be improved with a better visualization."
"Better integration with the Linux operating system would be an improvement for this solution."
"I would like to see better interoperability with the agile scaling frameworks."
"They do very frequent releases, there's a complete change in UI kind of stuff. Sometimes it feels like they change it too often."
"The solution could work to improve their reporting."
"There are certain areas in Azure DevOps that are better in other products."
"One thing I would note is that it's hard to know what is included or not in the product. Especially when you begin to try and compare it to other solutions. When you go to a site like VersionOne, they tell you Azure DevOps doesn't have this or that, and when you go to Microsoft, it says VersionOne doesn't have this or that. They could do a better job of laying out exactly what is on offer so customers know going in exactly what they'll get."
"Pricing costs are based on annual subscriptions."
"It's a good tool, quite rich, it has a lot of features, and quite a lot of analytical capabilities which are built on top of it so that you can see how your projects are going and all that stuff. It's a good tool."
"There is a licensing fee of $6/user per month."
"The price is cheaper than Jira and some of the other competing tools."
"It is the least expensive product in this class."
"I find that the pricing is good, and it is competitive with the other vendors in the market."
"Microsoft Azure DevOps is free for up to five users and allows you to track a maximum of three projects."
"It is a subscription model and I only pay for what I use."
"The price of this solution is fair."
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Azure DevOps Services is a cloud service for collaborating on code development. It provides an integrated set of features that you access through your web browser or IDE client, including the following:
Digital.ai Deploy is ranked 5th in Release Automation with 2 reviews while Microsoft Azure DevOps is ranked 1st in Release Automation with 39 reviews. Digital.ai Deploy is rated 8.6, while Microsoft Azure DevOps is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Digital.ai Deploy writes "This intelligent deployment tool can accelerate and scale deployment automation ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure DevOps writes "Robust functionality, good integration, continually enhanced, and easy to scale". Digital.ai Deploy is most compared with Ansible, UrbanCode Deploy, Nolio Release Automation, Octopus Deploy and GoCD, whereas Microsoft Azure DevOps is most compared with Jira, TFS, GitLab, Ansible and Polarion ALM. See our Digital.ai Deploy vs. Microsoft Azure DevOps report.
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