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Leading Technology Firms and Thought Leaders to Support CFEngine Promise2014 User Conference

CFEngine Momentum Building as CA Technologies, VMware, GigaOM and USENIX Sign On to Sponsor Promise2014

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/09/14 -- CFEngine®, Inc., the leading provider of IT Automation at WebScale, today announced the participation of key sponsors and thought leaders at the first CFEngine User Conference, Promise2014 (http://promise14.com), taking place in San Francisco, CA from September 17-19, 2014. Promise2014 will bring together the best of industry and community thought leaders for three days of hands-on training, keynotes, and insightful presentations on topics such as programmable infrastructure and automation, application release automation, DevOps, continuous operations and the Internet of Things.

CA Technologies, a software leader for the application economy, and VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud management solutions, will be platinum sponsors for Promise2014. In addition GigaOm Research and the USENIX Association are media sponsors for the event. "With the conference still over 100 days away, I am proud to share this news about key sponsors," said Mahesh Kumar, Vice President of Marketing, CFEngine. "The early sponsorship from industry leaders shows the importance our partners place on our vision, and technology as well as our ability to collaborate across infrastructure, application, and cloud, automation."

In addition to these sponsors, leading industry thought leaders will be delivering keynote presentations at Promise2014 including:

  • Glenn O'Donnell, Vice President and Research Director, Forrester Research, Inc.
  • Damon Edwards, author of the "DevOps Cookbook"
  • Jez Humble, author of "Continuous Delivery and Lean Enterprise"
  • John Willis, Vice President of Customer Enablement, Stateless Networks and author of several books on Enterprise Systems Management
  • Mark Burgess, CFEngine CTO and author of "In Search of Certainty"

Promise2014 attendees will have the opportunity to learn CFEngine by attending training sessions and talks that focus on real-world problems faced by our users that are solved using CFEngine. Register today and save on ticket prices (http://promise14.com) through June 30th.

ABOUT CFEngine
CFEngine®, Inc., a pioneer in IT Automation at WebScale, enables organizations to become more agile and thrive in the Cloud Era by radically simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT infrastructure and applications. With CFEngine, some of the largest IT organizations provision resources and deploy new applications orders of magnitude faster, while ensuring continuous availability, security and compliance in large-scale, very dynamic and highly complex environments. CFEngine has users in more than 100 countries, including many of the world's largest financial organizations such as JPMC, as well as companies like LinkedIn, Chevron, DirecTV, Locaweb, and Deutsche Telekom.

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