The fact that one has to "make a case" for Microsoft in the DevOps sphere puts them at a disadvantage, especially competing against major open source options with large community bases and proven performance. But, moving forward, one can expect the gap between Microsoft and other tools to close further, as they continue pressing their business in this direction.
• The current state of Microsoft for DevOps
• The common toolchain and Microsoft's counterpart
• A deeper dive into Microsoft's products and its efforts around becoming more DevOps-friendly