LogicMonitor Set to Showcase Integration with Puppet at PuppetConf 2012

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Puppet-LogicMonitor integration adds comprehensive Cloud-based infrastructure monitoring to Puppet’s vision of software-defined infrastructure.

LogicMonitor's new Puppet Module allows users to manage monitoring through Puppet, so newly deployed machines automatically show up in LogicMonitor in the right host group with the right properties.

At this year’s PuppetConf, September 27-28 in San Francisco, LogicMonitor will demonstrate its new integration with Puppet, aimed at further advancing the company’s software-defined infrastructure vision by adding comprehensive, Cloud-based monitoring to the process.

“The Puppet-LogicMonitor integration further extends automation and speed-to-production for Puppet users,” says Teyo Tyree, Puppet Labs’ Co-Founder and VP of Business Development. “It allows our users to leverage Puppet’s configuration abilities to automatically enable monitoring for their infrastructure, which means engineers won’t have to configure or manually add their Puppet-managed machines into monitoring.”

LogicMonitor enables companies to quickly and easily monitor their entire infrastructure – networks, servers, virtualization, applications, storage, and websites – from the cloud. Puppet users will now have the ability to simultaneously automate monitoring for their infrastructure wherever it resides, whether it’s on-premise, virtual, or in the cloud.

LogicMonitor’s new Puppet Module (to be made available through Puppet Forge) allows users to manage monitoring through Puppet, so newly deployed machines automatically show up in LogicMonitor in the right host group with the right properties. This eliminates several manual steps, as well as the potential for someone to forget to add a new device to monitoring.

“We are very pleased to announce our integration with Puppet,” says LogicMonitor CEO Kevin McGibben. “The goals we share, of greater automation and ease-of-use for the end user, are highly complementary, so we’re enthused to take part in this year’s PuppetConf and look forward to sharing the integration with the Puppet community.”

PuppetConf 2012 takes place at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. The two-day event will be sponsored by several leading technology companies including VMware, Cisco, Amazon, and Google, will feature keynotes from industry experts, breakout sessions covering a wide variety of Puppet-related topics, and a vendor expo.

Companies can get immediate access to a 14-day free trial of the full version of LogicMonitor at http://www.LogicMonitor.com.

About LogicMonitor
LogicMonitor, Inc. is the Cloud-based IT monitoring solution that enables companies to easily and cost-effectively monitor their entire IT infrastructure stack – storage, servers, networks, applications, virtualization, and websites – from the cloud. LogicMonitor unifies physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure monitoring to ensure system-wide availability and performance. Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, LogicMonitor was founded by a team of data center operations experts on a mission to make monitoring powerful and simple. The company is a NetApp, VMware, Dell, HP, and Citrix technology partner. The company has been recognized for its monitoring excellence by TechRepublic, WebHost Magazine and the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS), for delivering outstanding business value. For more info visit us at http://www.logicmonitor.com.

About Puppet Labs
Puppet Labs, Inc. (http://www.puppetlabs.com) was founded in 2005 and shipped the first release of the open source Puppet Project later the same year. Puppet’s popularity has since grown to where it now is responsible for managing millions of nodes across thousands of companies and organizations, both on-premise and in the cloud, including Zynga, Citrix, Shopzilla, Match.com, Oracle/Sun, and other industry leaders. In 2011, Puppet Labs shipped its first commercial software product, Puppet Enterprise. Now numbering 100 employees and based in Portland, Oregon, Puppet Labs is backed by investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Google Ventures, VMware, Cisco, True Ventures, Radar Partners, and Emerson Street Partners.

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