Deployment today requires multiple independent solutions. This approach results in seams and overhead, making deployment difficult to automate. Deploy provides a comprehensive alternative – a complete platform that eliminates seams, automates testing, and delivers end-to-end reliability. The table below shows Deploy compared with other solutions.

Packages Software Creates Package Repositories Deploys Operating Systems Manages Configuration Manages Updates Automates Testing
Rpmbuild, Mock
Cobbler, Opscode Knife
Puppet, Opscode Chef
Red Hat Network, Spacewalk