Dan Hauenstein

Dan was the Vice President of Product Marketing at Chef, helping companies understand Chef so they can achieve speed and outpace the competition. He spent 20 years in strategy, marketing, and enablement roles in the enterprise software space at companies including Hortonworks, IBM, Micromuse, and McKinsey & Co. Throughout his career he’s tried to make complicated subjects easy to understand, mainly by boiling them down to three bullet points.

Chef Announcements: New Product Features Unveiled at ChefConf ‘21

Chef announced new features supporting compliance and multi-cloud, operator productivity, and deployment flexibility.

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Chef Announcements: New EAS Release, Chef Infra Client 17 and Community Celebration Event

Chef was built around a vibrant, innovative, and supportive community that helped shape the DevOps movement and usher in a series of automation capabilities to help organizations deliver infrastructure and applications quickly and securely. Today, Progress Software announced updates to the Chef portfolio and community program to build on that heritage.

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Chef Announcements: New Products, Content, and Learning Resources

This week Progress Software announced a number of new capabilities across the Chef portfolio meant to accelerate time to value for our customers. With the acquisition close earlier this month, Chef became part of Progress and adds DevSecOps capabilities and expertise that help organizations succeed with their digital efforts.

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Building The Coded Enterprise

To compete in the modern economy, organizations across industries have had to develop competency in the digital domain. Customer-facing apps and digital experiences drive growth, while large scale software systems keep operations running efficiently.

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Chef Recognized for “Class-leading” Governance and Compliance Features in Forrester Wave report

On August 10, 2020, Chef was named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Infrastructure Automation Platforms, Q3 2020. In particular, the Forrester report stated: “Chef Software’s solution is a good fit for customers that want class-leading governance and compliance features.

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Chef Announcements: New Products and Portfolio Enhancements

Today Chef announced several new products and significant enhancements to the Chef portfolio during our ChefConf Online event. While things certainly have been different from past ChefConf events, we are energized by our community and customers, and we remain committed to helping them succeed.

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Chef Announcements: Making It Easier

These are exciting and often daunting times for IT organizations. The growth and competitiveness of every enterprise depends on digital transformation, but lurking below the buzzword is a complex tangle of manual effort and blind hope.

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Reducing Audit Pain with Continuous Compliance

No one questions that audits are stressful, painful and time-consuming. But organizations — financial institutions especially — must conduct audits to ensure security and validate compliance regulatory requirements. As security threats increase or regulations change, entities in turn must conduct more audits.

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Chef Automate 2 – A Modern Platform for Continuous Automation

We are delighted to announce the general availability of Chef Automate 2, a major upgrade to our continuous automation platform. Chef Automate 2 is the culmination of a nine month re-architecture initiative to improve performance, scale and responsiveness.

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Chef Automate Release – February 2018

Last week Chef announced the February release of Chef Automate. This marks the GA release of the compliance scanner with job scheduling, and adds features to make analysis easier, such as date-range search.

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