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Chef Delivers DevOps Automation for VMware vCloud Air

Enables developers to automate workloads and accelerate migration to the hybrid cloud

Chef on Monday announced interoperability with VMware vCloud® Air™, creating a DevOps workflow that accelerates software and service delivery. Chef provides a single platform for automating heterogeneous systems in both virtualized and hybrid cloud environments. By delivering interoperability with VMware vSphere® and VMware vCloud Air, Chef will enable VMware customers to more easily manage data center workloads and streamline migrations to the cloud.

"The enterprise must adopt web speed and scale to delight customers with the on-demand digital products and services they expect," said Ken Cheney, vice president of business development, Chef. "DevOps, automation, and the cloud are critical to this transformation. The combination of Chef and VMware vCloud Air offers a suite of tools for wherever enterprises are in the journey to web scale, accelerating application development with minimal risk."

News Highlights:

Chef gives developers the ability to configure, test, and deploy VMware vSphere and VMware vCloud Air resources in minutes, with the goal of empowering faster software delivery without manual management.

  • True Hybrid Cloud Automation: Chef seamlessly integrates with VMware vSphere and VMware vCloud Air, enabling developers to easily automate infrastructure and applications across virtual data center and hybrid cloud environments. By combining Chef with VMware vCloud Air, VMware customers can create a continuous delivery workflow that accelerates application development within a unified infrastructure.
  • Chef Content for VMware vCloud Air: Chef also today announced a new knife plugin for automating VMware vCloud Air environments, enabling VMware customers and the wider Chef community with rock-solid code for automating the provisioning and management of compute resources and applications in VMware's hybrid cloud service.

DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley announced today a limited time free "Expo Plus" registration option. On site registration price of $1,95 will be set to 'free' for delegates who register during this Labor Day week.

To take advantage of this opportunity, attendees can use the coupon code "DevOpsAugust" and secure their registration to attend all keynotes, DevOps Summit sessions at Cloud Expo, expo floor, and SYS-CON.tv power panels.

Registration page is located at the DevOps Summit site.

The 15th International Cloud Expo has just expanded its conference program, to bring together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC at one location.

The show now has three tracks devoted exclusively to the IoT (with WebRTC present in one of the tracks), a full single track focusing on Big Data, and a two-track DevOps Summit, in addition to four tracks devoted exclusively to Cloud Computing in the enterprise.

Cloud Expo is the single show where delegates and technology vendors can meet to experience and discuss the entire world of the cloud.

With Cloud Computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to learn about the latest technology developments and solutions.

Attend Cloud Expo Nov 4-6, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. Craft your own custom experience. Learn the latest from the world's best technologists. Find the vendors you want and put them to the test.

15th Cloud Expo Expanded Conference Program

Cloud Expo
Track 1: Enterprise Cloud Adoption
Track 2: APM, Cloud and Hot Topics
Track 3: Cloud APIs & Business
Track 4: Cloud Security - Mobility

Big Data Expo
Track 5: Big Data/Analytics

@ThingsExpo
Track 6: Consumer IoT
Track 7: Enterprise IoT
Track 8: IoT Developer & WebRTC

DevOps Summit
Track 1: "Dev" Developer Focus
Track 2: "Ops" Operations Focus

More than 150 all-star faculty members will discuss the hottest technology topics in November. In addition to the expanded APM and API coverage, Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will offer a variety of Linux containers and Docker sessions.

DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo also doubled its content from June, in two full simultaneous tracks for three days.

Tracks and topics for DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo will include:

  • Application delivery
  • ROI and business value
  • Site reliability
  • Continuous delivery
  • Kanban, Scrum, and Agile
  • Continuous integration
  • Release scalability
  • Continuous release
  • Service virtualization
  • Operational monitoring
  • Capacity management
  • Load testing
  • Quality assurance
  • Manager and exec support
  • Release automation
  • Cultural change
  • Breaking down IT silos
  • Cloud development
  • Cloud platforms
  • Test automation
  • Teaming
  • Application security
  • API management
  • Identity and access
  • Audit and control
  • DevOps and ITIL, ISO, Six Sigma, COBIT
  • Mobile DevOps
  • DevOps for legacy systems
  • Software-defined servers
  • Network automation
  • Server automation
  • Configuration automation
  • Continuous support
  • DevOps anti-patterns
  • Enterprise DevOps
  • DevOps system architecture
  • IT orchestration
  • Containerization
  • DevOps skills and training
  • WebOps, CloudOps, ChatOps, NoOps
  • Change management

Explore DevOps Summit Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities !

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!

DevOps Summit Silicon Valley, November 4-6, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading DevOps industry players in the world.

The growth and success of DevOps will be on display at the upcoming DevOps Summit in Santa Clara, CA, November 4-6, 2014.

All main layers of the DevOps ecosystem will be represented at the DevOps Summit - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

Sponsorship Opportunities 
for DevOps Summit Silicon Valley
DevOps Summit Silicon Valley "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802-3021.

Early Bird Registration Options 
for DevOps Summit Silicon Valley
DevOps Summit delegates can pre-register for DevOps Summit Silicon Valley with Early Bird Savings here.

About SYS-CON Media & Events
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