Enterprise IT environments are complex – and Puppet thinks that’s not going to change anytime soon.
Puppet CTO Deepak Giridharagopal says that the company’s product roadmap is focused on enabling its customers to cope with this increasing complexity. Giridharagopal wants Puppet to be “something that thrives in a heterogeneous world.”
Puppet is a privately held software company whose solutions include the open-core Puppet and the more fully-featured Puppet Enterprise. Its open-core tool, Puppet, began as a tool for automating configuration management. Puppet’s solution set has expanded into the broader space of infrastructure automation, including features such as provisioning and container orchestration.
“Everything is increasingly becoming a distributed system,” Giridharagopal says. “The tools need to evolve in order to be able to cope with that.”
Accordingly, Puppet is focused on a future that includes orchestration of various tasks, not just provisioning of infrastructure resources.
Source: SoftwareReviews, Accessed July 22, 2019
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