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Chef Software

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About Chef Software

Chef, formerly Opscode, is changing the way companies build and deliver software to delight customers. Chef is a provider in automation for DevOps, empowering customers to build and operate high velocity organizations. Built on a strong open source foundation, the company distilled the proven patterns and practices for fast and scalable software development into its IT automation platform. Chef automates the continuous and unified delivery of applications and infrastructure, enabling enterprises worldwide to deliver software much faster with minimal risk.On September 8th, 2020, Chef was acquired by Progress.

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619 Western Ave Suite 400

Seattle, Washington, 98104,

United States


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Chef Software Patents

Chef Software has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Enterprise application integration
  • Hardware virtualization
  • Java platform
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Latest Chef Software News

DevOps Global Market Report 2022

Sep 9, 2022

Major players in the DevOps market are Amazon Web Services Inc, Broadcom, Google LLC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, IBM Corporation, Microfocus, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Rackspace Technology, Atlassian Corporation, Chef Software, Cigniti Technologies, Collabnet, Hashi Corp, Perforce Software, Puppet, Dell Technologies Inc, Gitlab, and Electric Cloud. September 09, 2022 08:54 ET Lyon, FRANCE New York, Sept. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- announces the release of the report "DevOps Global Market Report 2022" - The global DevOps market is expected to grow from $7.20 billion in 2021 to $8.95 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.24%. The DevOps market is expected to reach $20.53 billion in 2026 at a CAGR of 23.08%. The DevOps market consists of the sale of DevOps solutions and services by entities (organizations, sole proprietors, partnerships) that refers to the tools used for the integration of software developers (dev) and operations (ops).These tools operate on a software engineering technique that combines the activities of software development and software operations teams by encouraging cooperation and shared accountability. It also enables software developers (devs) and operations (Ops) teams to strive for faster delivery through automation, collaboration, rapid feedback, and iterative improvement. The main components of DevOps include solutions and services.The DevOps solutions refer to tools and software that bridge the gap between software development, quality assurance, and IT operations, which helps to rapidly build software products and services while greatly boosting operational performance. They are deployed on-premise or through the cloud in small and medium enterprises and large enterprises. These solutions or services are utilized by industry verticals such as information technology (IT) & telecom, banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), retail, government and public sector, manufacturing, healthcare, and others. North America was the largest region in the DevOps market in 2021.Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing region in the forecast period. The regions covered in the DevOps market report are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa. The DevOps market research report is one of a series of new reports that provides DevOps market statistics, including DevOps industry global market size, regional shares, competitors with a DevOps market share, detailed DevOps market segments, market trends and opportunities, and any further data you may need to thrive in the DevOps industry. This DevOps market research report delivers a complete perspective of everything you need, with an in-depth analysis of the current and future scenarios of the industry. The increasing need for bridging the gap between IT and operations teams is propelling the growth of the DevOps market.The rapid growth in teams including multiple offices, shift in business operations towards virtual offices, and off-site contractors have increased the gap between IT and operational teams, affecting the business operations and productivity. The companies operating in software development sectors are increasingly focusing on acquiring innovative DevOps tools and services to automate certain management functions and software deployment processes.According to a Harvard Business School study, poor collaboration between teams and inefficient work reduced productivity by 2% to 3%. Therefore, an increased need to bridge gaps between IT and operations teams is expected to boost the utilization of DevOps tools and services during the forecast period. Technological advancements are the latest trend gaining popularity in the DevOps market.The companies in the DevOps market are incorporating innovative technologies like machine learning (ML) and Artificial intelligence (AI) to offer technologically products, which are cost-effective and operationally beneficial. For instance, in 2019 Microsoft Corporation, a USA-based multinational technology corporation, launched Azure machine learning operations (MLOps), which has integrated machine learning technology in DevOps to improve workflow efficiency through continuous integration, delivery, and deployment. In July 2021, International Business Machines Corporation, a USA-based provider of computer hardware, software, infrastructure, and hosting services, acquired BoxBoat for an undisclosed amount.The acquisition is expected to support IBM’s container strategy and implementation services portfolio and expand its business operations across the globe. BoxBeat is a Maryland-based DevOps consultant and enterprise Kubernetes service provider. The countries covered in the DevOps market report are Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, UK, and USA.

Chef Software Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Chef Software founded?

    Chef Software was founded in 2008.

  • Where is Chef Software's headquarters?

    Chef Software's headquarters is located at 619 Western Ave, Seattle.

  • What is Chef Software's latest funding round?

    Chef Software's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Chef Software raise?

    Chef Software raised a total of $105M.

  • Who are the investors of Chef Software?

    Investors of Chef Software include Progress Software, Threshold Ventures, Battery Ventures, Ignition Partners, Scale Venture Partners and 8 more.

  • Who are Chef Software's competitors?

    Competitors of Chef Software include Puppet and 2 more.

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