OSLO, Norway, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cfengine today announced three independent commercial licensing agreements with three major financial institutions headquartered in the US.
With five of the ten biggest banks on the Wall Street and more than a hundred financial institutions already registered as users of their free open source solution, Cfengine is an automation favorite in the financial industry. Cfengine is the leading vendor of open source configuration management solutions, used by the all major industries to keep datacenters running. The company was founded by Chief Science and Technology Officer, Professor Mark Burgess, who came up with a completely new way to manage servers.
"This is clearly a commercial break-through for the company and a huge endorsement by the financial sector", said Thomas Ryd, CEO of Cfengine. "The open source community and early adopters have deployed Cfengine on millions of servers world wide. Large financial institutions are 100% dependent on their IT-operations, and we feel that these Cfengine Nova agreements validates the technology is prove its readiness for the early majority of the market."
Professor Mark Burgess said "Cfengine represents a disruptive way to manage servers. Instead of having a central point of managing servers, we are building intelligence into each server by making them autonomous and able to heal themselves. It may sound like science fiction, but it has now become a widely accepted way to manage IT infrastructure.."
Cfengine, the world technology leader in datacenter automation, is based on state-of-the-art research and development. Cfengine Nova, the company's cutting-edge enterprise solution, is designed with the importance of IT and business alignment in mind and has a direct positive impact on business performance. Several thousands of companies have realized the benefits of Cfengine and have implemented it on millions of machines worldwide.
SOURCE CFEngine AS