Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013
CFEngine Inc., provider of the world’s leading open source configuration management software with more than 10M servers under management, today announced two new members of its executive team as the company continues to increase its investments to provide an integrated automation platform for Application Service Assurance across on-premise infrastructure and heterogeneous clouds.
Adrian Hall, President and CEO at CFEngine, commented: "I am delighted to announce the addition of two senior industry executives to the CFEngine management team. Yoav Boaz, previously Sr. Director of Product Management at VMware, leading the vCenter Operations suite, will join as Vice President of Product Management. Todd Feinroth, previously Chief Revenue Officer at Opscode, will become Vice President of Sales. Yoav and Todd bring deep industry experience from two leading companies in the IT automation market. As CFEngine continues to rapidly scale its number of customers and partners, the company is becoming the preferred solution to automate application release processes on private, public and hybrid clouds."
Yoav Boaz, Vice President of Product Management: "Before joining CFEngine, Yoav spent three years at VMWare where he lead the product management organization for vCenter Operations Management Suite; VMWare’s fastest growing product line. Yoav was part of the "founding team" of VMware’s management business unit, and played a key role in creating the three management suites that VMware offers today."
Prior to VMWare, Yoav held product management roles at HP Software. Before HP, Yoav was CEO and Co-Founder at two enterprise software startups, both of which were acquired.
Todd Feinroth, Vice President of Sales: "Todd has been an enterprise software sales executive for the past 17 years. Before CFEngine he was the Chief Revenue Officer for Opscode, a Seattle based infrastructure automation start-up. Todd was responsible for establishing and executing the multi-channel commercial and monetization strategy for Chef, and was directly responsible for the inside sales, territory sales, field sales engineering teams and global strategic alliances."
Prior to Opscode Todd was SVP of Sales and Strategic Alliances for Edifecs, a Bellevue WA based healthcare automation company. He also worked in sales leadership positions at Rendition Networks, Opsware and HP Software.
CFEngine is the industry leader in automation of large-scale, software defined IT-infrastructure. It helps IT organizations improve productivity in times of growing demands constrained resources. With CFEngine IT organizations provision new services much faster, while providing continuous availability and security compliance. Known for its ability to handle scale and complexity, CFEngine enables even the largest organizations in the world to become more agile. CFEngine has users in more than 100 countries, including many of the world’s largest financial organizations, as well as companies like IBM, eBay, Cisco, Qualcomm, AMD, US Navy, US Energy Department, NASA AT&T, Chevron, and LinkedIn.
CFEngine is estimated to run on more than 10 million servers worldwide, executing billions of configuration checks every hour and automatically fixing thousands of system drifts that otherwise would have destabilized the infrastructure and required manual corrections.