SVA is one of the largest system integrators in Germany in the fields of IT infrastucture. In addition, SVA has been developing a range of integrated software products which results in a longterm experience with the challenges of software development and handling standard applications. The two worlds of IT infrastructure and application lifecycle have been brought in line, enriched with automation technologies and leading to SVA Services. DevOps at SVA means integrating and covering three areas: agile project management, CI/CD toolchaining and underlying agile infrastructure. GitLab supports these areas by being optimally integrated in the SVA DevOps portfolio and projects. SVA is also a GitLab user for collabation coding.