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Software Description:

The main function of Chef is to turn infrastructure into a code and automate its creation, deployment, and management. It is applicable to cloud-based, on-premises, and hybrid environments, simplifying monitoring and management of either infrastructure.

Chef is a great solution to solve both SMEs and large enterprises challenges and create innovative models maintaining growing needs for automation across IaaS and PaaS architectures. Users can develop dynamic systems that will manage the infrastructure, they can search real-time information, and use ‘Cookbooks’ and ‘recipes’ to communicate data to the chef-client.

Servers maintained by this tool are permanently evaluated in terms of their predefined state, making sure that configuration drift is automatically corrected. Other benefits of this program are easily enforced consisted configuration, customizable code for full flexibility, seamless migration, confidence through a testable code, and ad-hoc configuration with Chef workstation.

Software Description:

Pulseway is an IT management software that gives you instant alerts and complete control over all your workstations, servers and applications. Available across any mobile platform (native mobile apps) or any web browser, the Pulseway Dashboard offers complete visibility of all your systems from a central place. Instant alerts notify you the moment something goes wrong, either by push notification or via email. Take instant action and resolve issues straight from your smartphone or tablet, without having to open your computer.

Software Description:

IT Glue is a documentation platform aimed at IT professionals. Information is imported from PSA, RMM, and other tools into IT Glue, where it is organized for ease of access. Document both hardware and software using automated processes to reduce the time it takes to onboard new clients. LucidChart and Word integrations help you document processes and documents as well. With relationship mapping and a robust search, your team will reduce the amount of time they waste looking for information by 50% or more. Key features include:

  • Track Any Asset
  • Relationship Mapping
  • Domain & SSL Tracking
  • Knowledge Base & SOPs
  • MyGlue Password Vault
  • Workflows
  • Version Control with Rollback
  • Audit Trail
  • Access Controls
  • SSO
  • Runbooks
  • Documentation Automation
  • SOC 2 Compliant

Features:

  • Google Apps Integration
  • Scheduling
  • Dashboard
  • Data Import
  • External Integrations
  • API
  • Data Visualization
  • Network Device Performance Monitoring
  • Notifications

Features:

  • Application Tracking
  • Analytics
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Dashboard
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling
  • API
  • Chat
  • Inventory Tracking

Features:

  • History/Version Control
  • Contact Management
  • Organization Management
  • Dashboard
  • Inventory Tracking
  • File Sharing
  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Password & Access Management
  • External Integrations
  • Notifications
  • Multi-User
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • API

Summary:

  • Analytics

  • Backup and recover

  • Dynamic policies

  • Real-time data

  • Scalable automation

  • Software and infrastructure changes

  • Test deployment reliability

  • Reports on compliance issues and security risks

  • Reports on out of date software

  • Scan entire infrastructures

Summary:

  • Server, workstation and application monitoring and management

  • Instant notifications via Push Notifications or Email

  • Complete control from any smartphone or tablet

  • Remote Desktop

Summary:

    No key features associated with this application.

Chef Basics Plan

Free
Included in plan:
  • Chef Client
  • Chef Server
  • Chef DK
  • Supermarket Content

Hosted Chef Plan

$72.00
Per node
Included in plan:
  • Minimum of 20 nodes for annual billing
  • All features of Chef Basics
  • Hosting Services for Chef server
  • Supported Content

Chef Automate Plan

$137.00
Per node
Included in plan:
  • Workflow
  • Compliance
  • Visibility
  • 24×7 Support

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $1.34/month
  • Credit card required: No
  • Professional Plan ($ 1.34 A SYSTEM / MONTH): Starts from one end point; One user account; One concurrent remote desktop session


    Enterprise Plan ($ 1.74 A SYSTEM / MONTH): Dedicated Server; Starts from 50 end points; Multi-user management (Multiple user accounts for a collaborative environment); Multiple concurrent remote desktop sessions; Audit log and complete user traceability

Basic

$19.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 1 data source, 1-way PSA/CRM sync, unlimited organizations, documentation, and client accounts

Select

$29.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 2 data sources, 2-way PSA/CRM sync, workflows, and unlimited organizations, documentation, and client accounts

Enterprise

$39.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 2 data sources, 2-way PSA/CRM sync, workflows, runbooks, API, SSO, branding, and unlimited organizations, documentation, and client accounts

FAQs:

    What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for automated configuration management of an IT infrastructure.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: Internap, GitHub, Bitbucket, Slack, Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure, and Rackspace.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of Chef are organizations with more workstations, a server, and the number of nodes.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: FAQs, Community, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, Chef offers REST API.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • This software is working in the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid environment.

FAQs:

    What platforms does this service support?
  • iOS, Android, Windows and Windows Phone.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Pulseway offers multiple user accounts with its Enterprise plan. Giving you a complete collaborative environment.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Pulseway offers user manuals, guides, customer support and a community forum.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • IT departments, IT consultants, Managed Services Providers and System Administrators.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • To remotely monitor and management servers, computers and applications.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Pulseway integrates with Slack. Additionally Pulseway has integrations with Pagerduty, Zendesk, Autotask, ESET and StorageCraft.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Using the REST API or the Cloud API you can monitor and control all your applications. It's easy to integrate, all you need to do is write just a few lines of code for the application instances to appear in your list of monitored systems.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Documenting client environments.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes. IT Glue is designed to enhance team efficiency and productivity.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • IT Glue has a full Knowledge Base, a library of Flexible Asset templates, a series of How-To videos, and our Partner Success team for support.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and other IT service organizations.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • PSA, RMM, and BDR tools, along with documentation creation tools such as MS Office and LucidChart.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes, with leading PSA, RMM, and BDR tools.

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Other:

Who uses Chef
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Pulseway
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
  • Blackberry
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses IT Glue
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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