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  • Ansible icon


    Ansible is a radically simple IT automation engine that automates cloud provisioning, configuration management, application...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Puppet icon


    Puppet Data Center Automation Solution helps you save time, gain visibility into your server environment, and ensure consistency...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • Chef icon


    Chef is an open source systems integration framework built to bring the benefits of configuration management to your entire...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Fabric icon


    Fabric is a Python library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • (R)?ex icon


    (R)?ex - manage all your boxes from a central point - Datacenter Automation and Configuration Management

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • NexentaStor icon


    Network Storage Appliance featuring the zfs filesystem, which provides block-level checksumming & automated tier management most...

    Open Source Linux

  • Rudder icon


    Professional open source automation and compliance with a lightweight agent, simple web interface and realtime feedback on all your...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD Solaris

  • RunDeck icon


    RunDeck is an open source automation service with a web console, command line tools and a WebAPI. It lets you easily run automation...

    Open Source Linux

  • Distelli icon


    Build and deploy your code from GitHub and BitBucket (or no repository at all) to any server in the world regardless of provider.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • Crowbar

    Crowbar is an Open Source platform for server provisioning and deployment from bare metal. It provides server discovery, firmware...

    Open Source Linux

  • Foreman icon


    Foreman is an open source project that helps system administrators manage servers throughout their lifecycle, from provisioning and...

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    A simpler way to manage servers online. empowers users to be more efficient, improve their workflow, and eliminate anxiety...

    Commercial Linux

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    Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation environments. It glues together and...

    Open Source Linux

  • cdist icon


    cdist is an alternative to other configuration management systems like cfengine, bcfg2, chef and puppet. But cdist ticks differently.

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • Bcfg2 icon


    Bcfg2 helps system administrators produce a consistent, reproducible, and verifiable description of their environment, and offers...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • munki icon


    munki is a set of tools that, used together with a webserver-based repository of packages and package metadata, can be used by OS X...

    Open Source Mac

  • Otter icon


    Otter is modern infrastructure automation that utilizes Infrastructure as Code to help teams with Configuration and Orchestration.

    Freemium Windows

  • Cfengine icon


    Cfengine, the world technology leader in datacenter automation, based on state-of-the-art research and development, is used by more...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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  • Release Management for Visual Studio

    Release Management for Visual Studio is a continuous delivery solution that automates the release process through various environments...

    Commercial Windows Microsoft Visual Studio

  • Mina icon


    Mina is a really fast deployer and server automation tool written in Ruby.

    Open Source Linux

  • Pallet

    Pallet is platform for agile and programmatic automation of infrastructure in the cloud, on server racks or directly on virtual...

    Open Source Linux

  • glu

    glu is an open source deployment and monitoring automation platform.

    Open Source Linux

  • Terraform

    Tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure safely and efficiently. Terraform can manage existing and popular service...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • FAI icon


    FAI, Fully Automatic Installation, is a non-interactive system to install, customize and manage Linux systems and software...

    Open Source Linux

  • Propellor

    Propellor is a configuration management system using Haskell and Git. Each system has a list of properties, which Propellor ensures...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • pconsole

    pconsole is a administrative tool for working with clusters of machines. pconsole allows you to connect to each node of your cluster...

    Free Mac Linux

  • Sprinkle

    Sprinkle is a software provisioning tool you can use to build remote servers with. eg. to install a Rails, or Sinatra stack on a brand...

    Open Source Linux

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