At HP Discover, Chef, the provider of web-scale IT automation, has announced a new partnership with HP to transform IT operations for HP’s enterprise customers. HP Technology Services now offers Chef’s IT automation platform as part of its Datacenter Care – Infrastructure Automation offering, turning infrastructure into code so data center management is versionable, repeatable and less costly.
HP Datacenter Care is a flexible, comprehensive, relationship-based approach to personalized support and management of heterogeneous data centers. It would deliver the support and expertise in one personalized service, for increased IT stability, accountability and agility. By incorporating Chef into this offering, HP can help enterprises turn their infrastructure into code, empowering a DevOps approach to software delivery and IT operations.
“HP is pleased to be working with Chef on our extension to Datacenter Care, enabling even more IT agility and reliability so businesses can deliver value to their customers faster than before,” said Scott Weller, senior vice president, HP Technology Services – Support.
Chef delivers a single, open source code base augmented by premium features, enabling maximum open source innovation and delivering that value for commercial customers. With capabilities for high availability, replication and analytics, as well as comprehensive integration with all major operating systems and cloud providers, Chef gives enterprises a platform for automating IT infrastructure and application delivery across Windows, Linux and Unix, in the data center or on any combination of cloud platforms.