Using InSpec with Cisco IOS Devices

On Wednesday, August 1, we presented a webinar on using InSpec with Cisco IOS network devices. Today, fewer than 10% of network teams are using any automation tools, yet through the NetOps 2.0 movement, network administrators are starting to adopt some of the best practices from development and operations, realizing, as Gartner says in the […]

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Chef Open Source Community News – July 2018

Here’s what happened in July across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Chef This month we released Chef Client 14.3, the newest release in the Chef 14 series. Chef 14.3 introduces the concept of preview resources, adds several new resources, and cleans up the shell_out API. What is a preview resource, you ask? As […]

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End-of-Life Announcement for Chef Compliance Server

Today we are announcing the end-of-life date of the standalone Chef Compliance Server product to be December 31, 2018. All of the functionality of Chef Compliance Server is already incorporated into Chef Automate 2 whose general availability we announced at ChefConf 2018. Chef Automate 2 includes newer out-of-the-box compliance profiles, an improved compliance scanner with […]

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ChefConf 2018 Keynote Video: Product Vision & Announcements

It’s hard to believe ChefConf 2018 was nearly a month ago! We were excited to welcome Chef customers and community members to Chicago and share some of the exciting product developments we’ve been working over the last year. Corey Scobie, our new SVP of Product and Engineering, announced the general availability of Chef Automate 2, […]

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End-of-Life Announcement for Chef Reporting, Enterprise Chef Server 11, and Chef Analytics

Last week at ChefConf 2018, we announced the general availability (GA) of Chef Automate 2. Chef Automate 2 is a continuous automation platform that provides operational visibility into your managed fleet, with visual tools such as a query language, trend graph and event timeline to help you narrow down and correct errors. Chef Automate has […]

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Chef Open Source Community News – May 2018

Here are this month’s updates from the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Despite the fact that we at Chef Software were busy preparing for ChefConf – which had its own raft of product announcements, including the release of Chef Automate 2 – we also managed to accomplish a lot in the open-source world. Chef […]

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Announcing Habitat Builder on-premises and expanded ecosystem integrations

We are excited to be making a number of Habitat-related product announcements today at ChefConf 2018. Over the last couple years, our customers have adopted Habitat for two main scenarios: lift, shift, and modernize legacy applications into the cloud or containers, and accelerating adoption of containers for new applications as they move into wider deployment […]

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