July 7, 2009, 4:00 am
Before he helped start Reductive Labs, CEO Luke Kanies was determined to improve IT systems management options to eliminate the repetitive tasks required to manage policies across networks, cloud computing systems, and virtual machine banks.
In 2002, that direction led to the Puppet project, a system for automating admin tasks. The launch of his company followed in 2003.
Now, a $2 million windfall in Series A funding that Reductive Labs received last month could help the company's three founders enhance the capabilities of its IT automation tool...