Case Study: How a UK Insurance Company Makes Changes Faster, with Fewer Errors

Published on 9 December 2014 by

LV=, an insurance firm based in Liverpool, Victoria, had a challenge most organizations are familiar with: They wanted to improve the speed and quality of their builds and shorten their software development lifecycle, while reducing the time spent on fixing urgent problems. Their manual build process, which included hand-crafted scripts and required regular fixes, was a big impediment to deploying code more frequently.

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Case Study: Chockstone Uses Puppet to Bring Order to Their Infrastructure

Published on 23 March 2011 by

Chockstone specializes in customer loyalty. The company’s loyalty marketing and gift card solutions are being used by leading brands in more than 46,000 restaurant and convenience store locations in North America, and have been in use since 2002. In late 2008, Chockstone was acquired by Heartland Payment Systems®, one of the nation’s largest payments processors. Chockstone’s server infrastructure was not managed with configuration management software, and was unprepared for the level of growth and scaling that it needed to achieve.

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Case Study: Citrix Systems Eliminates Configuration Drift with Puppet

Published on 7 January 2011 by

Citrix Systems offers a wide array of virtualization, networking, and SaaS solutions to users in any location and on any device. This large enterprise software company runs an IT infrastructure that is constantly under migration, with many systems in different stages of development. Citrix needed a way to keep a closer eye on their machines—to ensure they were properly configured, exert fine-grained control over system configurations, and accurately track and report the status of any given system at any given time.

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