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Chef Professional Services

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It’s like an extension of your team

For almost a decade, Chef Professional Services has gained a tremendous amount of experience in helping its clients drive their infrastructure automation and DevOps journeys to ultimate success. All Chef consulting engineers possess real-world strategic and tactical experience in IT and software development in the financial, health care, software and educational verticals. Best practices, thought leadership, quality, innovation and collaboration — that is Chef Professional Services.

If the interest is to accelerate Chef adoption in production and rapid time-to-value, let Chef Professional Services help you realize your vision!

Learning & Planning

Assessment Service

Chef Services will conduct a detailed assessment of the customer’s current Chef & DevOps capabilities and create a clear roadmap to the next level of maturity. Expected outcome is for the customer to have clarity of their current state and Chef providing a desired future-state roadmap. Includes current state assessment & recommendations, architecture and bespoke training.

Length: 1-4 weeks in duration.

Starting

Quick Start or Basic Onboarding Service

Quickly showcase the power of the Chef Enterprise Automation Stack for a POC or pre-production pilot on a small subset of the customer’s fleet. Expected outcome is for the customer to realize a fully-functional, turn-key implementation, receive formal or bespoke training, OS hardening cookbooks & profiles, pipeline reference architecture, Chef best practices, linting framework, Chef Infra & InSpec Reference Architecture and CIS & DevSec Profiles.

Length: 4-10 weeks in duration.

Doing

Maturity Acceleration Service, Habitat Foundation Service

You are using Chef in a small production environment (# of servers and/or a subset of Chef). The desire is to expand the usage of the Chef Enterprise Automation Stack for a production environment. Expected outcome is for the customer to realize a fully-functional, turn-key implementation, receive formal or bespoke training, OS hardening cookbooks & profiles, pipeline reference architecture, Chef best practices, linting framework, Chef Infra & InSpec Reference Architecture, Habitat Essentials, Habitat Packaged Deployments and CIS & DevSec Profiles.

Length: 8-12 weeks in duration.

Scaling

EAS Foundations (Automate, Infra, InSpec & Habitat)

You are using Chef in a production environment. The desire is to expand the usage of the Chef Enterprise Automation Stack at production scale (# of systems, pipeline, ITIL). Expected outcome is for the customer to realize all Chef technologies fully implemented, configured and providing continuous business, operational and technical value. Chef integrations with software development pipeline platforms, ITIL and business systems is complete. Receive formal or bespoke training, OS hardening cookbooks & profiles, pipeline reference architecture, Chef best practices, linting framework, Chef Infra & InSpec Reference Architecture, Habitat Essentials, Habitat Packaged Deployments and CIS & DevSec Profiles.

Length: 8-12 weeks in duration.

Innovating

EAS Factory (Automate, Infra, InSpec, Habitat)

You are using Chef at-scale in production environment. The desire is to expand the usage of the Chef Enterprise Automation Stack in a fully-committed DevSecOps model. Expected outcome is for the customer to realize all Chef technologies fully implemented, configured and providing continuous business, operational and technical value. Chef integrations with software development pipeline platforms, ITIL, security and business systems is complete. Receive intermediate and/or bespoke training, OS hardening cookbooks & profiles, pipeline reference architecture, Chef best practices, linting framework, Chef Infra & InSpec Reference Architecture, Habitat Essentials, Habitat Packaged Deployments and CIS & DevSec Profiles.

Length: 8-26 weeks in duration.

Scaling & Innovating

High-Availability Managed Service

All the benefits of Chef Automate on-premises, plus the scalability and availability to match your most mission-critical applications. Chef Managed Services provides HA implementation, validation and documentation of the HA cluster and ongoing management services include:

  • Monthly check-in calls
  • Log analysis complete with error and performance reviews
  • Guided upgrades
  • Optimization
  • Capacity planning and changes
  • Cluster revalidation
  • Code and integrations to manage the cluster
  • PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch cluster management expertise
  • Habitat packages built for PostgreSQL and Elasticsearch clusters (certified/supported/hardened/tested)

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