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Chef InSpec 2.0 helps automate security compliance in cloud apps

How many times do you hear about a company exposing sensitive data because they forgot to lock down a data repository on Amazon? It happens surprisingly often. Chef wants to help developers and operat

Chef’s Habitat Builder helps developers deploy their applications to any environment

Chef has long made a name for itself as the go-to tool for helping businesses automate the deployment of their on-premises or cloud infrastructure environments. About a year ago, though, the company a

A Q&A with DFJ Partner, Bill Bryant, on “unicorn” valuations and startup investing

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You’re doing DevOps wrong

Gone are the days of the quarterly product release cycle. To meet the evolving expectations of today’s end user, software must continuously adapt. As a result, hyper-automation of the software devel

Chef’s new Habitat project wants to make applications infrastructure-independent

Chef today launched Habitat, a new open source project that allows developers to package their applications and run them on a wide variety of infrastructures. Habitat essentially wraps applications

Chef Announces Key Acquisition And New Compliance Automation Tool

Chef has been helping companies configure, manage and automate their software and infrastructure for some time. Today it made several announcements to bring that same level of automation to compliance

DevOps Automation Service Chef Raises $40M Series E Round Led By DFJ Growth

The Seattle-based DevOps and IT automation service Chef today announced that it has raised a $40 million Series E round led by DFJ Growth, DFJ's fund for investing in $10 million+ rounds. One part of

Chef Launches Chef Delivery DevOps Workflow Service For The Enterprise

Chef is mostly known as an IT automation service, but the company is branching out into continuous and unified delivery today with the launch of Chef Delivery. This new service provides enterprise dev

IT Automation Service Chef Acquires Tower3 To Power New Analytics Platform

Chef isn’t just a feel-good summer move for foodies, but also one of the fastest-growing IT automation services out there. Indeed, the company today announced that its incremental recurring rev

Opscode Raises $32M To Expand IT Automation Platform, Changes Name To Chef

<p dir="ltr"><a target="_blank" href="http://opscode.com">Opscode</a> has raised $32 million and has changed its name to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.getchef.com/chef/">Chef</a>, after the conf

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

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched a new service called <a target="_blank" href="http://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2013/02/18/announcing-aws-opsworks/">OpsWorks</a>, which manages apps at

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