Chef Now Available in AWS Marketplace

Bit Ninja

Chef, the provider of automation for DevOps, has announced the availability of Chef for immediate purchase and deployment in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. In order to provide a great customer experience, 1-Click deployment for Chef has been enabled.

chef-cloud“Chef is one of the leading offerings for DevOps workflows, which engineers and developers depend on to accelerate their businesses,” said Dave McCann, Vice President, AWS Marketplace, Amazon Web Services (AWS). “Our customers want easy-to-use software like Chef that is available for immediate purchase and deployment in AWS Marketplace. This new partnership demonstrates our focus on offering the best possible selection of DevOps tools to power our customers’ businesses.” 

According to research firm Gartner, by 2016, DevOps will evolve from a niche strategy employed by large cloud providers to a mainstream strategy employed by 25 percent of Global 2000 organizations. Chef has distilled the DevOps success patterns of its most innovative customers into an automation platform and services offering that provides AWS customers with advanced software development practices to manage change in the cloud. 

aws-cloud“Chef is excited to expand our collaboration with AWS,” said Ken Cheney, Vice President of Business Development, Chef. “AWS’s market leadership in cloud computing, coupled with our expertise in IT automation and DevOps practices, brings a new level of capabilities to our customers. Together, we’re delivering a single source for automation, cloud, and DevOps, so businesses everywhere can spend minimal calories on managing infrastructure and maximize their ability to develop the software driving today’s economy.” 

Today a diverse and rapidly growing group of customers, including Adobe, Ancestry.com, Intuit, Scholastic, the University of Pennsylvania, and many more, use Chef and AWS together to speed software delivery and minimize infrastructure management and costs.