Swisstopo Uses Puppet to Transition to Cloud Computing
Swisstopo, the Swiss Federal Office of Topography, is Switzerland's national cartography agency. They wanted to have more machines performing specific tasks to reduce their exposure to system failure, making a smooth cloud transition and streamlining efficiency. They chose Puppet to overcome from these challenges. By deploying Puppet tool, was able to eliminate the operating system accountability problems. With Puppet, they were able to delegate different tasks to different servers, improving the overall performance. The benefits of deploying Puppet were consistency, reduce complexity, cloud-rate configuration, ease of documenting and agility.