Puppet Enterprise

IT management tool for automating multi-cloud infrastructure

About Puppet Enterprise

Puppet Enterprise is an IT management software designed to help businesses manage and automate the configuration of multi-cloud infrastructures via a unified platform. It enables IT teams to streamline application deployment timeframes, create, test, and deploy infrastructure codes, and automate operational workflows in real-time.

Puppet Enterprise offers a variety of features including security management, access control, reporting, license management, and more. Employees can use the existing code or shared content from Puppet Forge to organize tasks and create deployment strategies. The built-in patch management module allows users to scan computers, mobile devices, and other machines for due or missing software updates.

Puppet Enterprise offers an API, which lets businesses integrate the system with several third-party platforms, such as Amazon Web Services, Splunk, VMWare, Cisco, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Slack, Jenkins, and more. DevOps teams can also use the application to assess infrastructure compliance as per business requirements, detect issues or failures, conduct impact analysis, and generate remedial plans.

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Typical Customers

  • Freelancers
  • Small Businesses (2-50)
  • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
  • Large enterprises (500 and more)

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premise

Markets

United States

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

Not provided by vendor

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Puppet Enterprise: 31

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Management
  • Activity Tracking
  • Approval Workflow
  • Assessment Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Configuration Management
  • Continuous Delivery
  • IT Asset Tracking
  • IT Cost Management
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Policy Management
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Rules-Based Workflow
  • Scheduling
  • Search/Filter
  • Secure Data Storage
  • Secure Login
  • Server Monitoring
  • Task Management
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Testing Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Workflow Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5
(22)
Value for Money
4.3/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.1/5
Customer Support
4.3/5

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shaik
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  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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Great application for end-to-end continuous delivery and automation of entire software...

Reviewed on 22/04/2018

Pros

Best Part of this software is it involved in building the end-to-end continuous delivery and automation of entire software delivery lifecycle, from the time developers commit application code to the deployment of those apps wherever they run complete information is seen and recorded for future enhancements.Automatically trigger application builds and continuous integration workflows on any code commit or pull request. Its Excellent dashboard system shows the complete life cycle of the software delivery from the time applications move from development to production

Cons

There is nothing least about this to say this has brought enormous changes in the sdlc. But need a change in the UI part. Customization is being looking for various version need a small improvements in the customer support regarding the product relaease

Raamnaaraayan
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Precise Production Delivery Management - Puppet Enterprise does it Best!

Reviewed on 25/09/2021

1. Puppet Enterprise is a fantastic provider for your Infrastructure access provisions & permissions...

1. Puppet Enterprise is a fantastic provider for your Infrastructure access provisions & permissions management.

2. Its convenient and user-friendly as it can be accessed and controlled remotely from any distribution.

3. Maintaining your deployment schedules is simplified because of its schedule management feature.

4. In order to perform my continuous delivery, I integrate it with Docker for multiple deployments at the same time.

5. For automation of your Infrastructure provisions, you can adapt to its workflow moderations which can efficiently approve your configurations and provide the necessities for your business requirement.

Pros

1. In order to regulate my consistency & efficiency in my Production deliverables, I make the most out of Puppet Enterprise.

2. It is spectacular for my migrations activity handled by various cloud vendors such as AWS, Azure and GCP.

3. It provides me a detailed report on the implementation's drift from the pre-existing configurations.

4. It upholds high level of compliance management which is the key when it comes to Production deployments.

5. I also make use of its Auto-scheduling feature for deploying resources is less critical environments such as Dev, QA and Tests.

Cons

1. Puppet Enterprise is based on Ruby Programming language, which is challenging when you compare it with other programming languages such as Python or Java.

2. Puppet Enterprise doesn't provide any Visualization utility with which you can conveniently track your provisions.

3. The community aid provided to Puppet Enterprise is trivial when comparing it with other Provisional tools such as Ansible, SaltStack & Chef.

Proby
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  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Don't use this software - use Ansible (Tower) or Terraform

Reviewed on 12/04/2020

Poor - due to the custom Ruby coding (engineering level expertise required) it just doesn't scale...

Poor - due to the custom Ruby coding (engineering level expertise required) it just doesn't scale for our enterprise.

Pros

Our use-case is NetApp storage cluster configuration management and conformance reporting. There was some puppet modules out on GitHub that are good for NetApp storage cluster management.

Cons

Puppet requires custom Ruby code to operate. Also it has very few NetApp-specific modules to make the transition successful. A lot of custom Ruby coding is require. Ansible has that plus the development and the support.

Binujaya
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Management and deployment

Reviewed on 28/10/2019

Overall, I like this software, it’s easy to use it has everything that you need. It might be a bit...

Overall, I like this software, it’s easy to use it has everything that you need. It might be a bit complexed, but all software that is similar to this is complex and you need to have some education and experience if you want to use them. All in all, I would recommend using this software for its simplicity and customer service.

Pros

What I like about this software is that it keeps everything perfect and in its place, plus I can control the changes that are needed for my business to grow. Furthermore, the customer support that they are providing is amazing. They are always open to help and are very communicative. Plus it is very easy to use and track the changes that were made about anything. Another thing that I like about this software is that reduces my time spent on building the software. If you know what you are doing on Puppet, you can easily do the job in a short period.

Cons

I don’t like that they don’t have more examples of how big companies are using Puppet. While is great to use and very helpful, I think that the price is too expensive. Other software is less expensive than Puppet. Furthermore, you should be very careful when selecting the community, because it is hard to switch from one to another. Another thing that I dislike is their dashboard. It is complicated and it should be reworked to be easier to use. It is also a bit hard to learn the software because it uses Ruby language which means you need to have some Ruby knowledge.

Gurleen
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Puppet Enterprise - A Enterprise level Automation Configuration

Reviewed on 04/02/2019

The role based access control help in managing the permission and access across different teams....

The role based access control help in managing the permission and access across different teams. With the help of Puppet Enterprise we deliver the product more faster and efficient way. It help in managing the application with simplified container-based software delivery. The best thing I like in it is configurable dashboard where we can put the things as per our priority and view the complete infrastructure and flow of the production line.

Pros

Puppet Enterprise is a complete configuration management tool that help us to deploy and get system ready. Earlier on same task it took week, now same can be configured in hours. By using the Puppet Enterprise we can focus on new problems face while configuring the system and make all the platform in sync. It is a productive tool which helps in automation and setting the IT infrastructure. It also helps us in adopting the DevOps practice like version control, code review, testing and in integration. The best thing in it is real time reporting with graphical dashboard where we can know the infrastructure and services configured. Task management help in executing script, automatic scaling when needed.

Cons

The number of feature and large capability of adopting the software life-cycle make it complex, Implementing & adopting the Puppet Enterprise also need efforts. Managing event should come with the authentication and logs. Node Management is an area where company should focus more. Writing the Puppet book should support some universal language.

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Puppet Enterprise FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Puppet Enterprise.

Puppet Enterprise offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from:
  • Pricing model: Free Version
  • Free Trial: Available

Please contact Puppet directly for pricing information.

Puppet Enterprise has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

Puppet Enterprise supports the following languages:

English

Puppet Enterprise supports the following devices:

Puppet Enterprise integrates with the following applications:

Bitbucket, CircleCI, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Datadog, Docker, GitHub, GitLab, Google Cloud Platform, HashiCorp Consul, Jenkins, Microsoft Azure, PagerDuty, Qualys Cloud Platform, Red Hat Process Automation Manager, Slack, Splunk Enterprise, Terraform, Workspace ONE

Puppet Enterprise offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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