This is not your dad’s walkie-talkie. OnBeep wants to produce beautiful wearable devices that will let consumers communicate with select colleagues without staring down at their phones
So what’s Opscode founder Jesse Robbins up to? His startup OnBeep appears to be working on ways to enable smart phones to pull double duty as walkie-talkie devices often used by first responders and blue-collar workers.
Mitch Hill is stepping down as CEO to attend to a personal health issue but remains an Opscode board member and special advisor.
Just in time for Puppet Conf, configuration management rival Opscode rebrands Private Chef and Hosted Chef as Enterprise Chef and launches network configuration push.
Ansible performs both configuration and deployment management across platforms and now has funding to expand its already impressive toehold.
Puppet Enterprise 3.0 features a rewritten database to collect all that juicy data about your configurations and enable tightly controlled automated rollouts.
IBM is integrating Chef into SmartCloud and Microsoft is adding support for Azure as well in a sign that enterprises are fully aboard the devops bandwagon.
The cloud provider is banking that its new full integration of Opscde Chef, which is also supported by Amazon Web Services, will make it easier for AWS customers to move to Joyent Cloud.
For developers who don’t want to put together their own software development-testing-continuous integration-deployment toolsets, Cloudmunch has a service to consider.
AnsibleWorks, founded by two former Red Het vets, aims to dramatically simplify IT configuration and deployment for enterprises.