Portland IT company reports sharp growth

Portland IT company reports sharp growth

Puppet Labs doubled business in three first-quarter metrics: customers, bookings and jobs.

• Customer growth: Up 110 percent. Puppet says it now has more than 500 paying customers using its flagship Puppet Enterprise product.

• Bookings: Nearly doubled compared to the first quarter of 2013.

• Jobs: Puppet added 40 employees in the first quarter and now employs 260, well over double the number it employed at the start of 2013.

Puppet is emerging as perhaps the brightest prospect in a small cluster of young Silicon Forest businesses transitioning from startups into the first substantial Oregon tech companies to emerge in a generation.

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