[London, 8thNovember 2018] High-performance IT consultancy DevOpsGroup has expanded its presence in the capital and made Rise London the newest addition to its UK locations.

Rise is located in the heart of Shoreditch and is home to a thriving community of FinTech companies, as well as the Barclays Accelerator.

Cardiff-headquartered DevOpsGroup, which specialises in DevOps and cloud engineering, plans to use the contemporary tech hub as a base for staff, client

engagement, recruitment, and community events.

James Smith, Co-Founder and CEO of DevOpsGroup, said: “We’re thrilled to be expanding to London with an office at Rise, a catalyst for innovation in the capital. Our new office will allow us to continue diversifying our team, generating value for our customers, and supporting the fast-growing DevOps and FinTech communities in London and beyond.”

Accelerating growth 

This latest news follows the recent headlines surrounding DevOpsGroup as it undergoes rapid expansion. In 2018, the IT consultancy has raised £3 million in funding from the Business Growth Fund (BGF), hired over 35 people, and rebranded from DevOpsGuys to DevOpsGroup to reflect growing diversity in the team.

Last month saw DevOpsGroup ranked 13th in the prestigious Fast Growth 50 list of Wales’ fastest growing companies. Between 2015-17, the consultancy saw growth of 286% and is on course to make a huge impact in a global market predicted to reach $12.85 billion by 2025 (figures taken from Grand View Research).

A world-class facility

Operating globally, Rise connects innovative start-ups and scale-ups to transform financial services and is backed by Barclays’ global network of experts, mentors, investors, and partners.


Steve Thair, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer (CPO) of DevOpsGroup, said: “Rise London is a great fit with our company values and ethos. As well as being a highly contemporary and vibrant location, the space is also home to a large community of technology businesses and entrepreneurs who are disrupting the industries in which they operate.”

Tony Margiotta, General Manager of Rise London, said: “Rise brings together the world’s top FinTech innovators to create the future of financial services. Having new members DevOpsGroup joining us part of our growing community is super exciting. I look forward to a great collaborative relationship here in our London home.”

Note to editors:

DevOpsGroup enables High-Performance IT by combining modern cloud platforms with DevOps practices.

We help enterprises to engineer modern cloud infrastructures, accelerate their transitions to DevOps ways-of- working, and upskill their teams to become future-ready High-Performance IT practitioners and leaders.

Over the years, we’ve worked with more than 80 clients across a plethora of markets and sectors – including household names such as Admiral, Vodafone, BAE Systems, the DVLA, and Waitrose.