Chef Partners with HP to Bring DevOps to Enterprise Customers

Chef IT Automation Platform Packaged into HP Technology Services New Datacenter Care Offering to Help Accelerate Business Services Delivery and Increase IT Resiliency

BARCELONA & SEATTLE – December 2, 2014 – Today at HP Discover,Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, 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 significantly less costly. By automating both compute resources and applications, Chef enables developers and operations to best collaborate on rapidly delivering high-quality software and services.

Enterprises in every industry are under significant pressure to deliver on-demand digital products and services to remain competitive. In doing so, they are adopting web-scale practices, including DevOps, to create more agile and resilient infrastructure. HP Technology Services, which operates in more than 170 countries with more than 40,000 customer interactions per day, helps large enterprise customers transform and support IT infrastructure.

HP Datacenter Care is a flexible, comprehensive, relationship-based approach to personalized support and management of heterogeneous data centers. It delivers 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.

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 the best platform for automating IT infrastructure and application delivery across Windows, Linux and Unix, in the data center or on any combination of cloud platforms.

Supporting Quotes:

“We’re excited to partner with HP in transforming their customers’ datacenters so they can safely make the transition to more agile, consistent and efficient IT operations.”

–        Ken Cheney, vice president of business development, Chef

“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.“

–        Scott Weller, senior vice president, HP Technology Services – Support

Additional Resources:

Lucas Welch

Former Chef Employee