SaltStack Appoints Jeff Porcaro as Vice President of Engineering

May 28, 2014 - Rhett Glauser

Jeff brings decades of experience to SaltStack in enterprise cloud and systems management software development

SALT LAKE CITY – May. 28, 2014 – SaltStack, creators of systems management software stack for server configuration, data center infrastructure automation, and cloud orchestration, today announced the appointment of Jeff Porcaro as SaltStack VP of engineering.

Jeff VP of Engineering brings more than 24 years of software development and engineering experience to SaltStack, specializing in enterprise systems and cloud management software platforms. Prior to joining SaltStack, Jeff was vice president at Adaptive Computing, a position he also held at Central Logic, Symantec and Altiris.

While at Altiris and Symantec, Jeff was the engineering lead for strategic technology alliances with HP, Dell, Intel, IBM, Fujitsu-Siemens and Microsoft. Jeff now manages the build and release process for SaltStack Enterprise software while applying his abilities in software user experience, quality assurance, customer support, operations, and project management to deliver enterprise-grade software solutions.

Marc Chenn, SaltStack CEO, said, “Jeff has a long and successful track record building world-class engineering teams to deliver enterprise-scale software solutions. Jeff’s extensive experience in developing systems infrastructure and cloud automation software will benefit all SaltStack Enterprise subscribed customers as well as users of the Salt open source software. We are thrilled to have Jeff help drive our team’s ongoing success and as we position SaltStack for the next phase of rapid company growth.”

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About SaltStack
SaltStack is a complete systems management software platform for fast and scalable automation of any cloud, application stack or data center infrastructure. Specifically, SaltStack is used by system administrators and developers to automate configuration management, private cloud building, public cloud orchestration and autonomic infrastructure. The Salt open source project was launched in February of 2011 and is now one of the fastest-growing, most-active communities in the world. SaltStack was founded in August 2012 to support the Salt project and to deliver SaltStack Enterprise packaged for the world’s most-dynamic large and small businesses, web-scale applications and clouds. SaltStack won an InfoWorld 2014 Technology of the Year Award, won the 2013 GigaOm Structure LaunchPad competition, was named a Linux Journal Reader’s Choice product in five categories including “Linux Product of the Year” and “Best New Commercial Application,” was named a Gartner 2013 Cool Vendor in DevOps, and was included on the GitHub Octoverse list for 2012 and 2013 as one of the largest, most-active open source projects in the world. For more information, please visit


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