SOURCE: Cfengine


April 03, 2014 09:00 ET

CFEngine Announces "Promise2014" -- First Annual User Conference

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2014) - CFEngine®, Inc., IT Automation pioneer, today announced its first annual user conference, "Promise2014," to be held in San Francisco, CA, September 17-19.

The conference will bring together the best of industry and community thought leaders to discuss, share and engage in topics that will range from programmable infrastructure to automation, application release automation and DevOps.

"Promise2014 is not only for our users, customers, and partners, who are leveraging CFEngine technology to solve critical business problems, but also for anyone curious, following the space. Today, traditional approaches to automation are no longer applicable. IT automation at WebScale, which is secure, scalable, agile and stable, requires a unique approach -- one that CFEngine excels in. Please join me and the CFEngine family at our first user conference and let us explore these possibilities further!" said Adrian Hall, President and CEO at CFEngine, Inc.

Keynote presentations by industry thought leaders include:

  • Mark Burgess, CFEngine CTO and author of In Search of Certainty
  • Damon Edwards, co-author of the DevOps Cookbook and host of the DevOps Café podcast series
  • Jez Humble, author of Continuous Delivery and Lean Enterprise
  • Gene Kim, founder of Tripwire and author of both The Phoenix Project and Visible Ops
  • John Willis, author of several books on Enterprise Systems Management

Additionally, there will be panel discussions, hands on labs, informal meetings, demos as well as a partner expo area. To learn more, readers are encouraged to go on the conference website,

CFEngine®, Inc., a pioneer in IT Automation at Web-scale, enables organizations to become more agile and thrive in the Cloud Era by radically simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT infrastructure and applications. With CFEngine, some of the largest IT organizations provision resources and deploy new applications orders of magnitude faster, while ensuring continuous availability, security and compliance in large-scale, very dynamic and highly complex environments. CFEngine has users in more than 100 countries, including many of the world's largest financial organizations such as JPMC, as well as companies like LinkedIn, Chevron, DirecTV, Locaweb, and Deutsche Telekom.