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"The main thing that we noticed when we switched from the enterprise version to the community version was the difference in cost — the infrastructure is pretty expensive."

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Top Answer: Anything that we manage through Puppet always runs perfectly.
Top Answer: Puppet was a good product; we used it when we had 200 VMs. When we tried to add Windows servers to it, that's when we realized the price nearly doubled for us because we also have around 200 Windows… more »
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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.

SUSE Manager was designed to help your enterprise DevOps and IT Operations teams reduce complexity and regain control of your IT assets with a single tool to manage Linux systems across a variety of hardware architectures, hypervisors as well as container, IoT and cloud platforms. It automates Linux server and IoT device provisioning, patching and configuration for faster, consistent and repeatable server deployment helping to optimize operations and reduce costs. And with automated monitoring, tracking, auditing and reporting of your systems, VMs, and containers across your development, test and production environments, you can ensure compliance with internal security policies and external regulations.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory, GitHub, IP Commerce, Cedexis, Spiceworks, Server Density, Swisstopo, Chockstone, Constant Contact, NICS, Citrix
Day & Zimmermann, Cisco, CEMEX, L.B. Foster, Adient, Istanbul Technical University, 7Pixel, University of Maine System, Guerbet
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government11%
Financial Services Firm9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider19%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Retailer7%
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Small Business67%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise22%
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Puppet Enterprise is ranked 10th in Configuration Management with 2 reviews while SUSE Manager is ranked 20th in Configuration Management. Puppet Enterprise is rated 8.6, while SUSE Manager is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Puppet Enterprise writes "A set-it-and-forget-it management solution". On the other hand, Puppet Enterprise is most compared with SCCM, Ansible, BigFix, UrbanCode Deploy and Chef, whereas SUSE Manager is most compared with Red Hat Satellite, Ansible, HashiCorp Terraform and BigFix.

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