OmidKoushkiNetwork Specialist at KIAN company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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."
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.
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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