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Puppet Labs Wins SIIA Software CODiE Award for Best Systems Management Solution

Puppet Enterprise Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 05/23/14 -- Puppet Labs, the leading provider of IT automation software, announced that Puppet Enterprise won a SIIA CODiE Award for Best Systems Management Solution.

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced Puppet Labs' win for the 2014 CODiE Award for software categories. A SIIA CODiE Award win is an especially prestigious honor; each winner was reviewed by a field of industry experts, whose evaluations determined the 125 finalists. SIIA members reviewed finalists and voted to select this year's CODiE Awards Winners.

Puppet Labs' flagship software, Puppet Enterprise, gives organizations the power to automate the configuration and ongoing management of machines and the software running on them, so people can spend less time fighting fires and more time deploying great software. Thousands of companies, such as Bank of America, Red Hat, salesforce.com and Twitter, rely on Puppet Labs software, services and support to effectively manage more than 10 million systems and devices worldwide. Puppet Enterprise builds on more than 40 open source projects, including Puppet, MCollective, PuppetDB, Hiera and others that have been integrated, certified, performance-tuned, security-hardened, and extended to make a complete solution for automating mission-critical enterprise infrastructure.

"It's great to get this recognition of Puppet Labs in our mission to enable customers to deploy better software faster and more frequently," said Brian Stein, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Product at Puppet Labs. "As the pioneer and market leader in the space, we're leading a revolution. Our technology is empowering enterprises to focus on their core business and turn it into a powerful competitive advantage."

"SIIA's 2014 Software CODiE Award winners have some of the most innovative, high-impact software products and services in the market," said SIIA Vice President for the Software Division, Rhianna Collier. "We congratulate all of this year's CODiE Award winners and thank them for the contributions they have made to the software and services industry."

For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit http://www.siia.net/codies.

About SIIA
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 700 leading software and information companies.

The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit www.siia.net/software

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other's work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose -- to showcase the software and information industry's finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.

About Puppet Labs
Puppet Labs, Inc. is the leader in IT automation. Puppet Labs software provides system administrators the operational agility, efficiency and insight they need to proactively manage dynamic infrastructure, scaling from tens of servers to thousands, both on-premises and in the cloud. Thousands of the world's leading organizations use Puppet Labs software to configure and manage their IT infrastructure, including Citrix, eBay, NYSE, Cisco WebEx, salesforce.com, Bank of America and PayPal. Based in Portland, Oregon, Puppet Labs employs more than 290 people. The company is backed by investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Google Ventures, VMware, Cisco, True Ventures, Radar Partners, and Emerson Street Partners. To learn more, please visit PuppetLabs.com.

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