CFEngine Customer Success

Largest user base in the world: Managing millions of servers in more than 100 countries

Over the past 20 years, CFEngine has built a large and active base of commercial customers and community users -- each who have deployments that scale from ten to tens of thousands of managed servers.

If you are employing CFEngine in your company, we encourage you to share your expertise. Send us links to blogs or presentations describing how you are using CFEngine and the strategic value it provides.

Featured CFEngine Users


CFEngine provides the automation framework for LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the largest professional social network in the world and is currently the 10th largest website in the US by traffic. Our operations team will make around 5-10 production changes per day. CFEngine provides the automation framework and gives us the ability to continue to scale operationally.
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CFEngine enables the Locaweb Cloud

Locaweb has more than 200,000 businesses running their servers in our Cloud. CFEngine Enterprise, with its small footprint, superior security track record and enormous flexibility, is the only solution that works for us and keeps us on track with our growth strategy.

CFEngine plays a key role to ensuring the reliability and compliance of our IT infrastructure

Enova International, Inc. is an amazingly innovative technology firm that provides financial services to more than two million hard-working individuals worldwide. We use the power of technology and analytics to offer credit alternatives for those who can’t access traditional credit, helping them gain control of their financial stability and their lives. CFEngine plays a key role to ensuring the reliability and compliance of our IT infrastructure. In particular, we are keen users of and contributors to CFEngine Design Center, because it allows us to validate our policies with some of the brightest minds in the CFEngine community.

CFEngine is a Key Enabler for TRUSTe Ads

Advertisers, publishers, agencies, and solution providers use TRUSTed Ads to achieve reliable, scalable, and cost-effective compliance with self-regulatory programs for online behavioral advertising, Federal Trade Commission guidelines, and emerging international standards. CFEngine is the principle method for managing TRUSTe Ads server infrastructure.
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University of Oslo Transforms Desktops with CFEngine on Ubuntu

Users at Oslo University will soon be offered the Ubuntu operating system on their laptops and desktop machines, and it will come with fully automated CFEngine management.
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CFEngine 3 Manages the Open Nebula Cloud at SARA

The Netherlands are well known for pushing the boundaries of IT to support scientific initiatives. The Dutch Supercomputing Centre SARA (Stichting Academisch Rekencentrum) is one of the top 500 supercomputing sites in the world and has been an ardent CFEngine user for many years.
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CFEngine Watches the Tsunami Watchers
The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre's Earthquake Monitoring component at Geoscience Australia recently adopted CFEngine's newest worldwide software release to radically simplify the management of their test and production real-time monitoring systems.
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Other CFEngine Users


  • Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • AT&T
  • ATCO
  • Banco BBVA
  • Caltech
  • CapGemini
  • CBS Interactive
  • Chevron
  • Cisco Systems
  • CSC
  • DirecTV
  • DHL
  • eBay
  • EDB Bussiness Partner AS
  • Enova Financial
  • Ernst & Young
  • Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Gentoo Linux
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Hi5 Networks
  • IBM
  • Ironport
  • Juniper Networks
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technolog
  • KPMG
  • LinkedIn
  • Locaweb
  • Looksmart Ltd
  • MIT
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Mnemonic AS
  • Moody's
  • Orange
  • Oregon State University, Open Source Lab
  • PayPal
  • Pixar
  • PopCap Games
  • Qualcomm
  • Ripe NCC
  • Sanoma Digital
  • Schuberg Philis
  • Skolelinux - linux for schools
  • Snapfish
  • Stanford University
  • Swisscom
  • Sybase
  • TRUSTe
  • Tufts University
  • Umbria, Inc
  • University of Cambridge
  • Virgin Radio
  • Visa
  • Yahoo China
  • Yale University
  • Zinnia Internet Products Inc
  • 0x1b, Inc.