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Puppet eliminates manual work from your infrastructure management and software delivery process so you can more quickly deliver great software securely and on demand.

Their main product is Puppet Enterprise that gives you and all your IT teams a common language they can use to successfully adopt DevOps practices, such as version control, code review, automated testing, continuous integration and automated deployment.

But now Puppet has announced another product: Puppet Discovery. In this way Puppet expand its product portfolio and accelerate customers’ journey to pervasive automation.

Puppet Discovery is a solution that allows you to identify all your IT resources, tells you what’s running on them, and allows you to take action.

Stop manually updating spreadsheets or CMDBs and start getting complete visibility into your infrastructure, from traditional metal servers to VMs, cloud instances, and containers. Within minutes, Puppet Discovery can show you what you have so you can decide what to automate next.

Unlike other tools that just give you a data dump and expect you to make sense of it, Puppet Discovery gives you an easy-to-understand dashboard that provides insights about your infrastructure. More than mere data, Puppet Discovery shows node-specific information in context and lets you start and stop services, install Puppet agents, and perform other tasks.

Puppet Discovery is a frictionless software application that uses SSH, WinRM, and public cloud APIs to connect to and forage a wide range of resources. Simply add your data sources and your machine credentials to start foraging physical hosts; AWS, Azure, and Google cloud instances; VMware virtual machines; and containers.

Puppet Discovery will be generally available in mid-May 2018.

Andrea MauroAbout Andrea Mauro (2918 Posts)

Virtualization, Cloud and Storage Architect. Tech Field delegate. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert 2010-18. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014-15. Microsoft MVP 2014-16. Veeam Vanguard 2015-18. Nutanix NTC 2014-18. PernixPro 2014-16. Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA, NPP.


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