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October 17, 2013 08:00 ET

CFEngine Inducted Into the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation

CFEngine a DevOps Pioneer and Leader in IT Automation Software for Virtual and Cloud Environments, Recognized for Its Innovative Approach and Business Impact of Its Offerings

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2013) - CFEngine®, Inc., the leader in IT Automation software and the DevOps movement, announced today that it was inducted into the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation. CFEngine was recognized by the IT Executive Leadership Team at JPMorgan Chase for the business impact and disruptive nature of its technology.

CFEngine received the award at the J.P. Morgan Technology Innovation Symposium on Wednesday, October 9 in Menlo Park, California. Through the Hall of Innovation, JPMorgan Chase recognizes select emerging companies annually from a pool of nominations provided by Technology Leadership across the organization.

"CFEngine's innovative technology has enabled JPMorgan Chase to achieve global consistency of our dynamic configuration environment, resulting in cost savings, risk mitigation, efficiency and faster time to market. CFEngine has made standardization easier to achieve, allowing systems to manage themselves and converge to their desired state," said Reynold Jabbour, Managing Director, Head of Configuration Management at JPMorgan Chase.

"Through the Hall of Innovation, JPMorgan Chase is happy to recognize emerging technology companies that are helping us deliver differentiated technology solutions," said Larry Feinsmith, Managing Director, Head of Technology Strategy and Partnership Development within the Office of the CIO at JPMorgan Chase. "We continue to experience significant value through our engagement with early stage companies like CFEngine, and our relationship has been mutually beneficial to help develop their offering to meet the technology needs of large enterprises."

CFEngine was founded and written by Mark Burgess, academician and popular author who has made pioneering contributions to the field of automation, policy based management, convergence and promise theory.

"Induction into the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation is an extraordinary achievement. This award recognizes the market-leading innovation and execution CFEngine has demonstrated by delivering a world-class IT automation solution," said Adrian Hall, President and CEO of CFEngine. "In an era of cloud scale and increasingly distributed, complex environments, which exhibit frequent, dynamic changes, IT must deliver services that drive desired business outcomes faster than ever before. With the growing business requirement for continuous delivery, IT organizations use CFEngine to automate their infrastructure and application delivery thus being able to rapidly deliver value to their customers."

ABOUT CFEngine:  CFEngine®, Inc., a pioneer in IT automation 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 IBM, eBay, Cisco, Qualcomm, AMD, US Navy, US Department of Energy, NASA AT&T, Chevron and LinkedIn. Learn more today at

About JPMorgan Chase & Co.: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

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