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PE-backed Perforce to acquire Puppet

Perforce Software (Perforce), a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, backed by Francisco Partners and Clearlake Capital Group, is to acquire Puppet, an infrastructure automation software platform which enables users to deliver, update, monitor, and secure software across physical and virtual machines. 

Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

By increasing productivity, eliminating mistakes, enhancing security, and accelerating software delivery for DevOps teams, Puppet’s solutions support customers on their digital transformation journeys. 

Puppet was an early developer of what is now referred to as “infrastructure-as-code.” More than 40,000 organisations have benefited from Puppet’s open source and commercial solutions as the Company’s infrastructure automation technology provides solutions to strengthen its customers’ security posture, compliance, and business resiliency beyond the data center to the cloud. Additionally, Puppet’s annual State of DevOps Report is regarded as the informative source for updates on DevOps adoption and advancement across organisations by over 35,000 technical and managerial professionals polled via ten separate surveys since 2011.

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