Puppet Labs Announces Puppet Dashboard V1.0

Enhancements to User Interface Tool Improve Data Visualization and Speed of Order Requests
By: Puppet Labs
April 26, 2010 - PRLog -- PORTLAND, Oregon - Puppet Labs, home of Puppet, the open source leader in data center automation, today announced a new version of its Puppet Dashboard, the web interface and reporting tool for Puppet installation. Key upgrades include enhanced data visualization and reporting indexes that dramatically improve the speed of requests.

“To effectively control and manage today’s complex data center environments, IT managers require more informative, visually appealing management tools that allow them to understand everything that’s happening in the system,” said Rein Henrichs, lead developer of Puppet Dashboard at Puppet Labs. “We are continuing to improve the Puppet Dashboard and make upgrades that help customers gain access to information faster, enhance their real-time reporting capabilities, and improve the overall user experience.”

Puppet Dashboard facilitates management and configuration tasks that give users a quick visual snapshot of everything that’s taking place in their system. With the latest version users can review the status of recent runs, failure percentages, and an activity feed of recent changes to nodes in their system. The user interface allows customers to configure nodes using parameters, classes and groups for use as an external nodes tools, and monitor the status of nodes through real-time reporting and versioned change tracking.

The latest version of the Puppet Dashboard can be downloaded from the Puppet Labs website at http://www.puppetlabs.com/resources/downloads/.

About Puppet Labs
Based in Portland, Oregon, Puppet Labs provides next-gen IT automation, enabling IT organizations to manage infrastructure as code so they can provide higher service levels with less staff. Puppet Lab’s flagship offering, Puppet, significantly improves the automation and management of IT operations for large scale, fast growing, transaction-driven businesses, which are facing unprecedented cost pressures, reduced headcount, and increased support demands. Puppet’s knowledge-based approach creates an audit trail that delivers a new level of transparency so that IT teams can implement change more consistently, accurately and rapidly over the lifecycle of the systems. For more information, please visit http://www.puppetlabs.com.

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