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Opscode Announces Integration with HP Cloud Services

Integration of Opscode Chef(TM) with New HP Public Cloud Service Enables Businesses of All Sizes to Fully Automate and Easily Manage their HP Public Cloud Infrastructure

SEATTLE - Opscode®, the leader in cloud infrastructure automation, today announced its Open Source Chef, Hosted Chef(TM) and Private Chef(TM) solutions provide full integration with HP Cloud Services(@hpcloud) to deliver full stack infrastructure automation - from server provisioning and configuration management to continuous delivery of infrastructure and applications - for HP's OpenStack(TM) technology-based public cloud. Leveraging Opscode's knife plugin for HP Cloud Services, businesses of all sizes can rapidly create, bootstrap and manage HP Cloud Compute instances.

"The scale enabled by dynamic server provisioning is best harnessed by an automation framework that is consistent and flexible," said Christopher Brown, CTO, Opscode. "With HP Cloud Services and Opscode Chef, customers can now benefit from both a public cloud with the resources and support to meet enterprise-class needs, and next-generation configuration management to handle the complexity of internet-scale applications."

Opscode Chef combines with HP Cloud Services to make the deployment and management of public cloud infrastructure consistent and scalable. Leveraging Chef Cookbooks, HP Cloud Services enables deployment and automation of the core components of OpenStack - including computing, object storage, virtual machine image services, dashboard and identity - to ensure a seamless, business-grade experience. With Chef, HP Cloud Services users can ensure each new server is created as a cohesive portion of a fully automated infrastructure, accelerating time-to-value and reducing costs.

About Opscode Chef

Opscode's pioneering software, Chef, is an open-source systems integration framework built specifically for automating the cloud. No matter how complex the realities of business, Chef makes it easy to deploy servers and scale applications throughout an entire infrastructure. Through a combination of configuration management and service-oriented architectures, Chef, Hosted Chef and Private Chef make it easy to create an elegant, fully automated infrastructure while simplifying systems management.

About Opscode

Opscode is the leader in cloud infrastructure automation. Opscode helps companies of all sizes develop fully automated server infrastructures that scale easily and predictably; can be quickly rebuilt in any environment; and save developers and systems engineers time and money. Opscode's team is comprised of web infrastructure experts responsible for building and operating some of the world's largest websites and cloud computing platforms. Opscode is headquartered in Seattle. More information can be found at

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