Puppet Enterprise vs. SaltStack

Puppet Enterprise is ranked 5th in Configuration Management with 2 reviews vs SaltStack which is ranked 3rd in Configuration Management with 11 reviews. The top reviewer of Puppet Enterprise writes "Helpful support for the enterprise version". The top reviewer of SaltStack writes "Configuration management solution that allows conditional remote control operations on different targeted infrastructures. ". Puppet Enterprise is most compared with Operations Orchestration, BladeLogic Automation Suite and SCCM. SaltStack is most compared with Ansible, VMware vRealize Suite and SCCM. See our Puppet Enterprise vs. SaltStack report.
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Pros
Puppet3 and 4 series provides optimum deployment solutions for infrastructure and applications.

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The ability to programmatically describe the desired state of a single, or an entire fleet of servers, on-premises, and in a cloud environment.I want to build automation that is intelligent, part of the fabric of our environment, and is somewhat self-sustaining. I think SaltStack can help me do this.

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Cons
We would like Puppet to add more integration for applications.

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A hardened set of tests would be much appreciated.Web UI.

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So much can be done with the Open Source side, and especially for smaller shops. I personally think the pricing for Enterprise is hard to justify.

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8,048
Comparisons
4,899
Reviews
2
Followers
183
Avg. Rating
8.0
Views
9,669
Comparisons
3,651
Reviews
12
Followers
450
Avg. Rating
8.4
Top Comparisons
Top Comparisons
Compared 15% of the time.
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Compared 28% of the time.
Compared 8% of the time.
Compared 6% of the time.
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Overview
Overview

Puppet Data Center Automation helps sysadmins automate configuration and management of machines and the software running on them. With our software, businesses can make rapid, repeatable changes and automatically enforce the consistency of systems and devices, across physical and virtual machines, on prem or in the cloud.

SaltStack platform or Salt is a Python-based open source configuration management software and remote execution engine, supporting the "Infrastructure as Code" approach to deployment and cloud management.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersLos Alamos National Laboratory, GitHub, IP Commerce, Cedexis, Spiceworks, Server Density, Swisstopo, Chockstone, Constant Contact, NICS, CitrixPhotobucket
Top Industries
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
25%
Comms Service Provider
14%
Healthcare Company
6%
Newspaper
5%
REVIEWERS
Software R&D Company
60%
Financial Services Firm
20%
Cloud Provider
10%
Healthcare Company
10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider
21%
Manufacturing Company
19%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Software R&D Company
9%
Company Size
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
18%
Midsize Enterprise
20%
Large Enterprise
63%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
47%
Midsize Enterprise
27%
Large Enterprise
27%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
23%
Midsize Enterprise
33%
Large Enterprise
44%
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