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Puppet Labs Buys Geppeto Backer Cloudsmith

Puppet is backed by Puppet Labs, which today announced the acquisition of Cloudsmith, which build tools that will extends Puppet's reach into the cloud. Financial terms of the deal are not being publicly disclosed and all members of the Cloudsmith's current staff will be retained.

"The Cloudsmith team has deep expertise with developers and their requirements for development tools, open source, and Java," Luke Kanies, told Datamation. "As DevOps lowers the barriers between IT development and operations teams, Cloudsmith's expertise and technologies are a great complement to Puppet Labs' operations experience and products."

Kanies added that the Puppet/Cloudsmith combination will enable Puppet Labs to provide automation solutions that facilitate development and operations collaboration and faster delivery of applications.

Read the full story at Datamation:
Puppet Labs Pulls the String to Acquire Cloudsmith

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.