Announcing New Partner Network, Puppet Enterprise Supported Modules and Puppet Approved Program, Including Modules for Cloudera, Elasticsearch, Jenkins and Microsoft SQL
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2014) - Today at PuppetConf 2014, Puppet Labs announced new programs designed to meet global demand for its industry-leading IT automation software. These programs are designed to help customers and partners successfully adopt Puppet Labs software and deliver on the promise of DevOps and the software-defined data center.
The three programs announced today include:
With these programs, Puppet Labs is extending training, resources and support to fuel growth across its entire ecosystem of partners, community contributors and customers.
"With more than 20,000 companies using Puppet Labs software worldwide, we're committed to growing and supporting our expanding ecosystem to ensure everyone can deliver IT automation solutions with Puppet Enterprise," said Holly Files, SVP of Customer Success. "The Puppet Labs Partner Network, Puppet Enterprise Supported modules and Puppet Approved modules will give our entire ecosystem support and training to promote the widespread usage of IT automation across the entire data center."
Puppet Labs Partner Network
The Puppet Labs Partner Network includes three new multi-tiered programs -- the Solution Provider Partner Program, the Service Delivery Partner Program and the Authorized Training Partner Program. These provide training, resources and support to help partners differentiate their business and increase revenue streams.
"Our clients are being challenged to deliver services to their internal and external consumers in a manner that is fast, efficient, and repeatable. IT automation is paramount to their success, and Puppet is a proven solution to automate the configuration and management of applications and their underlying infrastructure," said Kevin Keuning, Vice President, Systems Solutions Group at Forsythe. "We are pleased to join the Puppet Labs Solution Provider Program so that we can help our mutual clients realize the benefits of IT automation."
Puppet Enterprise Supported Modules
Earlier in the year, Puppet Labs announced Puppet Enterprise Supported modules that are fully tested, validated and supported for use with Puppet Enterprise. Puppet Labs is announcing the following Puppet Enterprise Supported modules:
Puppet Approved Modules
The new Puppet Approved program makes it easier for customers to choose modules for specific automation tasks and quickly deploy them to production. Puppet Approved modules are recommended by Puppet Labs, and meet its standards for quality composition, reliable operation and active development. Twelve popular modules have received the Puppet Approved designation, including:
Over the coming months, Puppet Labs will quickly grow the lineup of Puppet Approved modules. The current list of Puppet Approved modules can be found at: https://forge.puppetlabs.com/approved.
About Puppet Labs
Puppet Labs, Inc. is the leader in IT automation. Puppet Labs software provides system administrators the operational agility, efficiency and insight they need to proactively manage dynamic infrastructure, scaling from tens of servers to thousands, both on-premise and in the cloud. Thousands of the world's leading organizations use Puppet Labs software to configure and manage their IT infrastructure, including Bank of America, Cisco, Citrix, eBay, NYSE, PayPal, Salesforce.com and WebEx. Based in Portland, Oregon, Puppet Labs employs more than 320 people. The company is backed by investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Google Ventures, VMware, Cisco, True Ventures, Radar Partners, and Emerson Street Partners. To learn more, please visit PuppetLabs.com.