Taking the Open Source Enterprise Plunge
May 28, 2013, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
This story was originally published on March 6, 2013, and is brought to you today as part of our Best of ECT News series.
Server provisioning and configuration management and automation are the latest examples of where the tech industry is being driven, largely by open source software. The leading open source server and IT infrastructure automation frameworks, Opscode Chef and Puppet Labs' Puppet, sit on the leading edge of significant trends under way in enterprise IT -- particularly disruption from cloud computing and devops, where application development and IT operations come together for faster, smoother delivery of software and services.