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  • Puppet Labs Secures $22M Credit From Silicon Valley Bank

    Puppet Labs Secures $22M Credit From Silicon Valley Bank

    Portland, Ore.-based DevOps company Puppet Labs today announced that it has secured a $22 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank. In addition, the company today appointed former Genentech CFO Lou Lavigne to its board, where he will be the chairman of its audit committee — a critical role Puppet had to fill as it prepares for a future IPO. Read More

  • Puppet Labs Announces Application Orchestration Service

    Puppet Labs Announces Application Orchestration Service

    Puppet Labs has long allowed IT admins to manage and scale their infrastructure. Today, ahead of its user conference in Portland next week, the company is announcing a new product that will also make it easier for organizations to deploy and manage applications on top of their infrastructure. Puppet Labs Orchestration now allows Puppet users to model their applications and application stacks… Read More

  • AWS Launches OpsWorks, A Potential PaaS Disruptor, To Automate App Deployment To The Cloud

    AWS Launches OpsWorks, A Potential PaaS Disruptor, To Automate App Deployment To The Cloud

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched a new service called OpsWorks, which manages apps at any scale. But more interesting is the disruptive influence the move will have on the fledgling platform as a service market (PaaS) and the battles between Chef and Puppet, the two competing services that help DevOps pros manage their increasingly complex infrastructures. Read More

  • BMC Doubles Down On DevOps, Acquires VaraLogix

    BMC Doubles Down On DevOps, Acquires VaraLogix

    BMC Software, perhaps best known for its Remedy line of IT management products, announced today that it will acquire VaraLogix, makers of tools that help companies automate software deployments. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The move follows BMC’s acquisition of StreamStep and continued efforts to tap into the growing DevOps market. “DevOps” is a nebulous term… Read More

  • Make your very own Jabba the Hut


    Attention Star Wars and DIYers: Here’s your opportunity to make your very own Jabba the Hut out of irrigation tubing, foam, LOTS of hot glue and a few other supplies. Take some pics and send them to us! Video after the jump. Read More