Chocolatey Central Management
We are gearing up for the 3rd release of Chocolatey Central Management (CCM), and this one will include an amazing feature that many of you may have been waiting for - managing endpoints with a full Chocolatey solution! We are really excited to share with you what Central Management Deployments will offer and how you can get your hands on it!Read The Blog
Choose from Thousands of Community Packages
Chocolatey has the largest online registry of Windows packages. Chocolatey packages encapsulate everything required to manage a particular piece of software into one deployment artifact by wrapping installers, executables, zips, and/or scripts into a compiled package file.
Package submissions go through a rigorous moderation review process, including automatic virus scanning. The community repository has a strict policy on malicious and pirated software. Read more.
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Chocolatey for Business (C4B)
Chocolatey for Business (C4B) is Complete Software Management focused on three value-added areas - improved security, enhanced productivity features, and enabling more visibility. C4B is also backed with dedicated support, services, and roadmap.
- Closely aligned to organizational use cases – rapid deployment & highly scalable
- More visual interfaces (GUIs) & smoother user experience
- Special advanced functionality i.e Package Creation, Package Internalizer, Package Audit, Package Synchronizer, Self-Service Installer
- Easy migration path from open source
- Deep integration with leading technologies
Chocolatey for Business (C4B) has helped hundreds of system admins save time, reduce downtime, and accelerate deployment.
The two things I love the most are Package Builder and Package Internalizer. Both have saved us time and effort to bring the tools in to a non-interconnected area.
Dwight Bragdon, Senior Staff IT Engineer
The Sane Way to Manage Software on Windows
System engineers spend hours deploying & configuring Windows software manually. Traditional tools are not built for modern automation and a DevOps approach, which can make achieving consistency and gaining insights across your environment difficult.
There are a lot of different installer formats and multiple approaches to deploying Windows software. Deploying software without package management on Windows can be complicated and time-consuming.
Chocolatey simplifies this through a simple, repeatable, and automated approach, by using a universal packaging format for managing all Windows software. It doesn't matter if you are using native installers, zips, scripts, binaries or in-house developed applications and tools – Chocolatey treats them as all 1st class citizens.
Write once, deploy anywhere, with anything, and then simply track & manage.
Businesses Trust Chocolatey Software
Many organizations face the ongoing challenge of deploying and supporting various versions of software. Chocolatey allows organizations to automate and simplify the management of their complex Windows environments. Our customers have experienced a massive reduction in effort, improved speed of deployment, high reliability, and comprehensive reporting.
Ryan de Temple
Client Platform Manager at Yelp
We wanted to make sure our user experience was seamless. We wanted to provide a service, software, configuration- without user intervention, without restarts... Chocolatey allowed our engineers to build the products, to build the pipeline and deliver just that.
Software Engineer at Puppet
The single biggest thing I love about Chocolatey has to be the ease of use and reusablility. That has made all the difference for me. I don't have to remember 37 different ways to interact with my software... just the one- and that's it!
Whether you are looking to create your first package or planning to fully automate your entire Windows Lifecycle. Its time to step out of the dark ages and stop doing things manually. Reduce complexity, save yourself time, and get up to speed on the latest technologies and approaches.
Even if you are new to automation or a Chocolatey expert, our courses are designed to get you up to speed easily.
- Interactive courses with quizzes on each module
- Self-paced with practical exercises
- Earn badges for each course you have completed, and share on your profile