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"The licensing is good because they have various options, depending on what you are looking for.""Pricing is negotiable with Microsoft, depending upon which of their packages you choose.""When you compare this solution with other tools in the market you might actually find a lot of variation in the pricing and that's why people opt for the other tools rather than Microsoft tools.""Its price is okay because it is part of our licensing."

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Also Known As
System Center Configuration Manager
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Overview

Chef, is the leader in DevOps, driving collaboration through code to automate infrastructure, security, compliance and applications. Chef provides a single path to production making it faster and safer to add value to applications and meet the demands of the customer. Deployed broadly in production by the Global 5000 and used by more than half of the Fortune 500, Chef develops 100 percent of its software as open source under the Apache 2.0 license with no restrictions on its use. Chef Enterprise Automation Stack™, a commercial distribution, is developed solely from that open source code and unifies security, compliance, infrastructure and application automation with observability. Chef provides an unequaled developer experience for the Coded Enterprise by enabling users to express infrastructure, security policies and the application lifecycle as code, modernizing development, packaging and delivery of any application to any platform. For more information, visit http://chef.io and follow @chef.

With System Center Configuration Manager, you can manage PCs and servers, keeping software up-to-date, setting configuration and security policies, and monitoring system status while giving your employees access to corporate applications on the devices that they choose.
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Sample Customers
Facebook, Standard Bank, GE Capital, Nordstrom, Optum, Barclays, IGN, General Motors, Scholastic, Riot Games, NCR, Gap
Bank Alfalah Ltd., Wªrth Handelsges.m.b.H, Dimension Data, Japan Business Systems, St. Lucie County Public Schools, MISC Berhad
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government7%
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company21%
Financial Services Firm14%
Insurance Company14%
Construction Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company4%
Company Size
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise60%
REVIEWERS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise50%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise86%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, HCL, Red Hat and others in Configuration Management. Updated: February 2021.
464,369 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Chef is ranked 15th in Configuration Management while SCCM is ranked 1st in Configuration Management with 20 reviews. Chef is rated 0.0, while SCCM is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SCCM writes "Works well with Windows, very stable, and can scale well". Chef is most compared with Ansible, BigFix, BMC TrueSight Server Automation, Jenkins and Microsoft Azure DevOps, whereas SCCM is most compared with Ansible, BigFix, Quest KACE Systems Management, Ivanti Patch for Windows and AWS Systems Manager.

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