Opscode Announces $19.5m Funding, Hiring, Community Growth, and #ChefConf

We’ve made several big announcements this morning… slightly ahead of schedule. You can read details on TechCrunch, GeekWire, DataCenterKnowledge, GigaOM, and more on Techmeme. We just raised $19,500,000! We’ve just closed $19.5M in Series C Funding, led by John Connors at Ignition Partners, along with Battery Ventures and Draper Fisher Jurvetson. We spent over a […]

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Cookbooks Migrated to New GitHub Organization

Opscode’s cookbooks are no longer maintained in the monolithic “opscode/cookbooks” repository on GitHub, and are now split up into a new organization on GitHub, “opscode-cookbooks”. Why the Change? Based on feedback from you, our excellent community, the overwhelming voice is that having the cookbooks in their own separate repository will make it easier for people […]

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Chef Support for Citrix CloudStack 3

Our friends at Citrix & the CloudStack.org open source community have just released CloudStack 3.  This a significant update to the CloudStack platform, which adds support for NetScaler loadbalancers & integration with the OpenStack Swift storage system. I’m excited every time I see a a network devices get better APIs, so I think the NetScaler support is […]

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Chef @Work: Telling Cool Customer Stories, Today and Everyday

Chef is cool. Chef is community. PR is not necessarily either of those things. We get that. But enabling customers to do great things – easier, faster and better – is cool. That is what Opscode’s all about: Customer success and enabling the community. And somebody’s got to tell these stories… That’s where PR comes […]

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