Opscode Appoints Barry Crist As Chief Executive Officer

SEATTLE – August 26, 2013 – Opscode® today announced Barry Crist has been appointed as CEO and Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Former CEO Mitch Hill is stepping down to address a personal health issue and will remain on the company’s Board. Mr. Crist spent the last five months as Opscode’s Vice President, […]

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Introducing Enterprise Chef

What’s in a name? Turns out, a lot. Today we announced that Private Chef and Hosted Chef are now renamed to Enterprise Chef™ offered both as on-premise software and as a hosted service. So what? In the past year, our Fortune 1000 customer base has grown 150% and to date, Fortune 1000 businesses represent the […]

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Opscode Chef™ Delivers Robust Open Source Automation Platform for Windows Environments

Opscode Announces New Collaboration with Microsoft to Enable Opscode Chef Cookbooks to Take Advantage of Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Capabilities New Version of Opscode Chef Adds to Native Open Source Functionality for Automating Wide Range of Windows Infrastructure Operations  SEATTLE – August 19, 2013 – Opscode®, the foundation of the coded business, today announced […]

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Opscode and Arista Networks Extend IT Automation to Networking

Integration of Opscode Chef™ with Arista EOS Automates the Configuration and Management of Physical and Virtual Networking Resources SEATTLE – August 19, 2013 – Opscode®, the foundation of the coded business, and Arista Networks, today announced the integration of Opscode Chef™ and Arista Extensible Operating System (EOS). Using Opscode Chef with Arista EOS, enterprise IT […]

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Awesome Chefs: Schuberg Philis Delivers Mission-Critical IT Services with Opscode

Dutch IT Outsourcing Leader Deploys Opscode Enterprise Chef™ to Automate Configuration of Entire Hybrid Cloud Application Stack, from Compute, Network and Storage Infrastructure to Application Delivery Combination of CloudStack Compute Servers, NexentaStor ZFS-based Storage, and Enterprise Chef Enables Schuberg Philis to Guarantee Its Customers 100 Percent Functional Uptime on Mission-Critical Application Infrastructures SEATTLE – August […]

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Awesome Chefs – BlueKai’s development and operations teams learn to work faster, smarter, and more collaboratively

You may have heard of BlueKai. They’re a mover-and-shaker in “big data”, giving marketers, agencies, and organizations of all types a SaaS platform for ‘activating data’. In other words, BlueKai is a team of very smart people running hyper-intelligent software that collects, consolidates, and analyzes customers’ business information to deliver new insights into patterns, strategy, […]

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Awesome Chefs – Coding a Customer Service Platform for 35 Million Consumers

You’ve heard our founder Adam Jacob talk about it before – software is increasingly becoming the delivery platform for goods and services in today’s economy. So, it only makes sense that companies would want to leverage SaaS to extend customer service capabilities, shorten customer feedback loops, and provide a better overall customer experience. Enter Get […]

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Indiegogo crowd-funds projects around the world w/Chef

From raising money for those impacted by the tornado in Oklahoma, to helping people fight cancer, Indiegogo crowd-funds important, even life-changing projects the world over. To do so, the company uses Rackspace to power a flexible, scalable cloud infrastructure behind all the awesome projects and site traffic. When MTV asked to Indiegogo to power its […]

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Cheezburger Builds Massive Social Humor Website Network w/Hosted Chef

Coming out of a seriously rockin’ #ChefConf a week ago, it’s time to profile more customer awesomeness in the Chef Community. This go round it’s a neighbor of ours here in Seattle – Cheezburger, one of the largest social humor sites in the world. You may be familiar with one or more of Cheezburger’s hilarious […]

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Opscode Momentum Surges As Chef Community Unites at #ChefConf 2013

Today from #ChefConf 2013, we made a series of exciting announcements, including collaborations with IBM (see separate blog for more info) and Microsoft, to some serious business and community growth metrics. Thanks to our awesome Chef Community, Opscode Chef is spreading like wildfire, empowering businesses of all sizes to use code to get ahead in […]

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