SaltStack Selected as GigaOm Structure LaunchPad Finalist

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SaltStack enterprise software used by the world’s largest web developers and data centers for faster DevOps in any cloud.

GigaOm Structure LaunchPad finalist

GigaOm Structure LaunchPad finalist

LaunchPad finalists include companies with innovative technologies in cloud computing, internet infrastructure or big data applications.

SaltStack, the full systems and configuration management software stack for any cloud, today announced it has been selected as one of six companies from more than 50 candidates as a GigaOm Structure LaunchPad finalist.

LaunchPad finalists include companies with innovative technologies in cloud computing, internet infrastructure or big data applications. Marc Chenn, SaltStack CEO, will pitch the SaltStack market opportunity in data center automation and its enterprise software business plan in four minutes on stage at Structure (#structureconf).

The annual GigaOm Structure event will be held in San Francisco on June 19-20. Structure is GigaOM’s flagship conference that focuses on the future of cloud computing and internet infrastructure. For the past seven years, it has convened the most influential speakers, buyers and vendors for two days of discussion, reporting and debate.

SaltStack is unique in providing enterprise software for remote system execution together with configuration management built specifically for modern data center infrastructures and any cloud environment. SaltStack takes a programmatic, common-sense approach to server infrastructure configuration and management, allowing IT organizations to quickly create system states and automation flows or to leverage existing content developed by the Salt community.

SaltStack is utilized by enterprise application support teams, system administrators and DevOps staff who require fast and scalable process automation. SaltStack also provides dynamic and flexible parallel provisioning for physical and virtual environments and orchestration for any cloud environment. SaltStack works in a push or pull model with intelligent masters and minions for flexible and dynamic automation.

The Salt open source project currently has more than 400 unique contributors, notably larger and more active than any other systems or configuration management community. In 2012 SaltStack was named by GitHub as one of its top-ten largest development projects. SaltStack Enterprise is a long-term supported branch of Salt and, by design, SaltStack code is 100% open, not open core.

SaltStack licensing and pricing
SaltStack Enterprise software is proven, built and packaged for the unique requirements of enterprise businesses and cloud startups. SaltStack is a single, self-contained software platform with no third-party software dependencies to provide customers with the fastest and easiest implementations. For enterprise customers with substantial investments in commercial technologies, SaltStack provides dozens of states and integrations with both proprietary and open platforms. SaltStack customers also receive world-class support, training, access to consulting services, and the ability to provide exclusive input into the SaltStack development roadmap. SaltStack offers a subscription license based on managed nodes with volume and other license-based discounts available. For additional pricing details, please contact sales(at)saltstack(dot)com.

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SaltStack is the complete systems and configuration management for fast and scalable deployment and automation of any cloud. Salt is used to orchestrate and control physical and virtual infrastructure while providing systems automation for the DevOps toolchain. The Salt open source project was launched in February of 2011 and is now one of the fastest-growing, most-active communities in the world. SaltStack was founded in August 2012 to support the Salt project and to deliver commercialized SaltStack Enterprise software packaged for the world's most-dynamic large and small businesses. SaltStack was named to the GitHub Octoverse Top 10 list for 2012 and was a BlackDuck Rookie of the Year for 2011. For more information, please visit

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