PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - January 24, 2011) - Puppet Labs™, a leading provider of open source systems management solutions, is honored to announce that Puppet received a Gold Award as one of the two best systems management products released in 2010, according to the SearchDataCenter.com 2010 "Products of the Year" awards.

Selected by the editors of TechTarget's SearchDataCenter, in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts, analysts and consultants, Puppet was chosen from dozens of products submitted to SearchDataCenter.com for consideration in the Systems Management category. The judges awarded Puppet the top honor based upon their evaluation of:

  • Ease of integration into existing environments
  • Functionality
  • Innovation
  • Manageability
  • Performance
  • Value

Puppet is an open source systems management platform. Whether you have a small, heterogeneous network of user workstations or a cluster of rack-mounted number-crunchers, Puppet can help reduce overhead and get the everyday management of the network under control. Puppet lets System Administrators spend less time on mundane tasks and instead focus on managing their infrastructure strategically.

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"We are honored to be recognized by SearchDataCenter.com as a systems management 'Product of the Year'," said Luke Kanies, CEO of Puppet Labs. "This recognition by SearchDataCenter.com validates our continued focus on addressing the challenges enterprise customers have around managing their complex infrastructures in an easy to use and cost effective way."

The panel of independent judges from SearchDataCenter.com explains that, "Puppet does a good job of balancing cloud hype and pragmatic use. Their users cover a wide range, from consumers to enterprises, from Zynga to blue-blood Fortune 500-type shops. The mantle of DevOps that Puppet has makes them a good pick for IT departments."

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About Puppet Labs

Puppet Labs develops and commercially supports Puppet, the leading open source platform for enterprise systems management. With millions of nodes under management and thousands of users, including Twitter, NYSE, Zynga, Genentech, Match.com, eBay, NYU, and Oracle, Puppet standardizes the way IT staff deploy and manage infrastructure in the enterprise and the cloud. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Puppet Labs is funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, True Ventures, Radar Partners and Emerson St. Partners. To learn more about Puppet Labs' award-winning systems management solutions, visit www.puppetlabs.com.

About SearchDataCenter.com

SearchDataCenter.com guides IT managers through the decision making and evaluation process they face when making key business choices for their corporate data centers. SearchDataCenter.com offers strategic and practical information on designing, maintaining, furnishing, staffing and running the enterprise data center, focusing on every aspect of the data center, including systems management, disaster recovery and backup, server consolidation strategies and more.

Puppet Labs and Puppet are trademarks of Puppet Labs Inc. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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