Solution / Technology: CFEngine

Key Facts

Free / Open Source
Commercial support available


CFEngine is an open-source configuration management system, written by Mark Burgess. Its primary function is to provide automated configuration and maintenance of large-scale computer systems, including the unified management of servers, desktops, consumer and industrial devices, embedded networked devices, mobile smartphones, and tablet computers.

Success Cases

HIPAA Vault: "CFEngine Enables HIPAA Vault to Provide Compliant Hosting"

HIPAA Vault has used CFEngine Community since 2013 and upgraded to Enterprise to increase visibility and security.

LinkedIn: "Learn How CFEngine Helps LinkedIn Automate IT Infrastructure"

With CFEngine, LinkedIn automates 100k+ servers while reducing costs and boosting efficiency.

Locaweb: "Locaweb Leverages CFEngine to Automate 30k+ Servers"

Locaweb decreases infrastructure deployment times by over 95% while maintain quality of service and increasing infrastructure visibility.

Percolate: "CFEngine Helps Percolate Reduce IT Ops Cost by 10x"

With 50% growth annually, Percolate chose CFEngine to help scale infrastructure resources without increasing staff. Learn more by downloading the case study.

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