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Is Used By Tens Of Thousands Of IT Organizations To Maintain And Secure

SaltStack is located right in the heart of the Silicon Slopes in Lehi. It was founded in 2011 by Marc Chenn, CEO, and Thomas Hatch, CTO.

Marc is originally from Hong Kong and was an All-American track and field standout at Brigham Young University where he earned an undergraduate degree and an MBA in finance. He has a history of building significant value for high-growth companies and has extensive experience in the systems management software industry.

Thomas is a Utah native and an award-winning software developer widely considered to be one of the world’s foremost experts in open-source software. Together, these two formed an unlikely bond that played a major role in creating one of the most powerful IT and security automation platforms in the world.

SaltStack software is used by tens of thousands of IT organizations to maintain and secure the digital infrastructure used by their businesses. SaltStack products are built on the Salt automation engine which delivers incredibly fast, massively scalable control and protection for any enterprise cloud, data center infrastructure, or application stack. This power and speed is why web-scale companies like LinkedIn, eBay, Salesforce.com, Bloomberg, Clemson University, Adobe, Hulu, and TD Bank have used SaltStack for years.

SaltStack maintains the Salt open source software project which was originally created by Thomas Hatch and is today one of the largest, most-active, open source projects in the world with thousands of contributors and hundreds of thousands of lines of code.

Simply put, SaltStack is used to automate the work of maintaining and securing all the things in an enterprise data center. It is unique in providing intelligent, event-driven automation and collaboration for SecOps, NetOps, ITOps, and DevOps teams. Common SaltStack use cases include infrastructure as code, configuration drift detection and remediation, container orchestration, multi-cloud management, and continuous code deployment.

SaltStack SecOps is the newest SaltStack product and was named Hottest New Product at the 2019 RSA Conference and also won the Stevie Awards People’s Choice Award in the category of Endpoint Security Management. SaltStack also won the Best of VMworld Gold Award for virtualization management, won an InfoWorld 2014 Technology of the Year Award, won the GigaOm Structure LaunchPad competition, and was named a Linux Journal Reader’s Choice product in five categories. The Salt open source project was included on the GitHub Octoverse list for 2012 and 2013 as one of the largest, most-active open source projects in the world.

Although SaltStack is headquartered in Utah, it has proud employees and contributors located around the world.


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