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IGN Leverages Opscode to Consolidate and Automate Datacenters

July 20, 2011 by · Comments Off on IGN Leverages Opscode to Consolidate and Automate Datacenters 

Hosting ServicesSEATTLE – Opscode, Inc., the leader in cloud infrastructure automation, today announced that IGN, an Internet media and services provider focused on gaming and entertainment, is successfully using Hosted Chef from Opscode to integrate datacenters and automate and virtualize the company’s infrastructure. The solution saves IGN precious man-hours and increases customer access.

IGN Entertainment, a business unit of News Corporation, is experiencing tremendous growth. With its main headquarters in San Francisco and offices throughout North America, Europe and Australia, IGN’s properties reach more than 70 million unique users worldwide. Because of the company’s significant growth, IGN was planning data consolidation and migration to a single, large scale datacenter in Las Vegas. IGN was faced with challenges including the immediate need for better configuration management, and requirement to rapidly virtualize that hardware into a virtual configuration.
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