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CFEngine - company, mission, offering and partners


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Presentation on CFEngine's vision for the IT Infrastructure for the decade. Introduces the CFEngine company, mission, offering and strategic partnership with Normation in France.

Presentation on CFEngine's vision for the IT Infrastructure for the decade. Introduces the CFEngine company, mission, offering and strategic partnership with Normation in France.

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  • 1. IT Infrastructure for the decade
  • 2. The CFEngine Company● International company ● Presence in Oslo, New York, Palo Alto, Mexico City ● Staff from 12 countries, speaking 22 languages● Focus on technology ● Working with skilled partners to provide service ● Committed to Open Source strategy● Active in research and development ● Leading technology innovator
  • 3. Who uses CFEngine?● Large scale enterprise customers ● Wall Street: complex application deployment – Anonymous! ● Military: security compliance – US Navy, French Marine, etc ● Technology companies, compute-cluster consistency – Linked-in, AMD, Intel, eBay, Paypal etc ● Integrators: desktop management – Tieto, EDB, Steria etc
  • 4. CFEngines mission● To make state of the art technology that will scale for modern requirements ● Support growth in scale and complexity ● Hands-free maintenance, re-humanizing IT management ● Quantity with quality● CFEngine on all devices ● Android, embedded, storage, networking ● Physical, virtual servers, mainframes ● Private, public, hybrid cloud● Handle complexity – through knowledge ● Few constraints on architecture ● Knowledge-oriented interface ● Connecting the dots between business-IT
  • 5. CFEngines offering● Open source technology with commercial product ● Core is open to promote innovation, security and reliability ● Commercial offering is supported and tailored for high availability and performance● To work with skilled partners that create value for end- users and customers ● Knowledge, training, user-experience ● France: Normation – chosen for deep knowledge of CFEngine and system admin, active community evangelists● Beyond brute force: Knowledge is the key ● The future is knowledge: 3rd generation infrastructure ● Outstanding access to knowledge and skills
  • 6. The Enterprise version?● Offer the best experience to users● Reporting at massive scale● Monitoring and analytics integrated● Asset overview● High availability● Grid-like management● Orchestration● Business alignment● Advanced knowledge enablement● Integration with commercial products
  • 7. Going forward● Ease deployment and maintenance ● Private infrastructure, cloud and ● Model-based monitoring and reporting for 100,000 hosts● Grid-like management● Unified configuration on all devices● Business intelligence ● Knowledge semantics and economic analysis● Tailored user interfaces ● Entry level, e.g. with Normation ● Enterprise level, Mission Console
  • 8. Meet out partner en France● Cfengine works closely with Normation across the world