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Puppet Labs Partners with Microsoft to Manage Infrastructure across Machines

By CIOReview | Friday, September 23, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO: Puppet Labs, a provider of IT automation software has announced to integrate its Puppet Enterprise with Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio 2013 Professional and Ultimate, to help developers and IT operation teams to manage and deploy infrastructure across physical and virtual machines.

With this integration, virtual machines from the Azure Gallery, which are configured and managed by Puppet Enterprise, can be easily deployed by the joint users. With Visual Studio 2013 Professional and Ultimate developers are provided with simple ways to write and validate Puppet modules. The developers are also given a chance to publish the modules directly to the Puppet Forge, a repository of 2,100 readily available modules provided by Puppet community members.

Windows developers and administrators, with the help of Puppet Enterprise could easily manage heterogeneous environments with a single solution. It eases cross-team collaboration and also helps organizations to realize the efficiency of developers.

 “We’re seeing a huge spike in demand for Puppet Enterprise as organizations manage multi-platform, multi-cloud environments. With the addition of Puppet Enterprise to Azure, companies can now make rapid changes and enforce consistency of their Azure infrastructure, so they spend less time fighting fires, and more time getting great software in front of their users,” said Luke Kanies, founder and CEO , Puppet Labs.

"Our customers are challenged with managing complex, heterogeneous environments and demand greater agility as they move critical workloads to the cloud. Integration between Puppet Enterprise and Azure gives customers’ choice and flexibility for ease of configuration, automation and management of their Azure cloud infrastructure," said Corey Sanders, Principal Group Program Manager, Microsoft Azure.