Cloud Development Platforms: Build vs Buy

With the ability to package, ship and deploy applications without any upfront hardware investment and commodity services that can be delivered in minutes, cloud can be integral for your business. But it’s also a complex landscape to navigate. 

The question is:

Should you own the responsibility to build a platform for Developers and DevOps to underpin business services or do you find a solution that meets your requirements?

This white paper covers: 

  • The benefits and risks of both building and buying

  • Business impact on ongoing delivery performance

  • A decision diagram to work out your best approach to supporting the software development lifecycle