September 08, 2014 08:58 ET

Chef Delivers DevOps Automation for VMware vCloud Air

Interoperability of Chef With VMware vCloud Air Will Enable Developers to Automate Workloads and Accelerate Migration to the Hybrid Cloud

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, today 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.

At VMworld 2014, Chef and VMware delivered a joint demonstration of Chef's ability to automate the management and migration of enterprise workloads in VMware vSphere and VMware vCloud Air hybrid cloud environments.

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