The Cloud Foundry Summit NA has come to an end–with the distinction of being the largest Cloud Foundry gathering in history! With 107 sessions, keynotes, lightning talks, breakouts, BoFs and project office hours and 29 sponsors, Cloud Foundry NA Summit 2016 was a smashing success.
Here’s a peek back at Wednesday’s main events:
Memberships & Certifications
EMC announced Unik, a new open source tool enabling developers to deploy applications to the cloud and IoT devices more securely and efficiently by compiling application sources into unikernels.
The first public preview of service brokers for Azure was released today, enabling developers to easily connect and configure Azure services and expanding the Cloud Foundry ecosystem to Azure.
Who can believe it’s Wednesday already? Today is the last official day of Cloud Foundry Summit — and tomorrow is our highly anticipated BOSH Training Day!
Now let’s take a look at Tuesday’s big events:
Memberships & Certifications
HPE announced the opening of a new Cloud Foundry Dojo in Seattle, making it the seventh Dojo worldwide. As many of you know, the Dojo program supports rapid innovation by pairing programmers with experienced Cloud Foundry coders in an intensive six-week boot camp. “Graduates” emerge as core contributors and become mentors to new Dojo participants.
GE Predix announced that it is Cloud Foundry certified.
Mendix announced its availability on IBM’s Bluemix.
The first public preview of service brokers for Azure is released today! This marks another great milestone for Cloud Foundry on Azure; It enables application developers to easily connect and configure Azure services, expending the Cloud Foundry service ecosystem to Azure.
The service brokers included in this release are:
Azure Service Bus
Azure Service Bus is a generic, cloud-based messaging system for connecting just about anything – applications, services, and devices – wherever they are.
Azure Event Hub
Azure Event Hubs is a highly scalable data ingress service that can ingest millions of events per second so that you can process and analyze the massive amounts of data produced by your connected devices and applications.
We’re right in the heart of Cloud Foundry Summit 2016! Monday’s behind us and Tuesday’s talks are well underway. Let’s take a look back at yesterday’s highlights:
Memberships & Certifications
We announced that Allstate has joined Cloud Foundry Foundation as our newest Gold member.
We were also thrilled to announce the addition of five new Silver members: Volkswagen, Dynatrace, Evoila, Gemalto and Hazelcast.
Cisco announced it has moved its Foundation membership to the Platinum level, reinforcing its commitment to Cloud Foundry.
Atos announced certification of its Cloud Foundry platform.
Iron.io announced integration with its API and the Cloud Foundry platform.
Cloud Foundry and Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a hot market space. The return on investment that PaaS provides is compelling as it offers improved efficiency in development, test and deployment of new applications, cost savings from a pay-as-you-go service model, and ability to easily scale up and down.
The industry-standard multi-cloud platform reports strong community growth and adds new members Allstate, Dynatrace, Evoila, Gemalto, Hazelcast,and Volkswagen
SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2016 – Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard multi-cloud platform, kicked off the Cloud Foundry Summit today in Santa Clara, bringing together executives, developers and operators from the world’s largest organizations to discuss new ways to leverage multi-cloud strategies to accelerate business growth and innovation.
Allstate is the first insurance company to participate
Santa Clara, May 23, 2016–Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard multi-cloud platform, announced today that Allstate has joined as a gold member. Allstate joins GE, HPE, IBM, Pivotal, SAP, Verizon and more than 50 other technology innovators as a Foundation member. Through its membership, Allstate will be able to more directly participate in the project, while accelerating deployment of high-quality applications to its customers.
“We are looking forward to the opportunity to collaborate with the Cloud Foundry Foundation and its members as we continue to introduce innovative product and service offerings to better serve our customers,” said Allstate’s Vice President of Technology Innovation, Doug Safford.
One of world’s leading car manufacturers relies on Cloud Foundry for multi-cloud deployments
Santa Clara, May 23, 2016 – Volkswagen Group has joined the Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard multi-cloud platform, as a silver member. Volkswagen joins GE, HPE, IBM, Pivotal, SAP, Verizon and over 50 other technology innovators as a Foundation member. Through its membership, Volkswagen will be an active member in the Cloud Foundry community, as well as offer guidance on how Cloud Foundry can continue to innovate to address the quickly changing needs of the automotive industry.
“Volkswagen is rapidly adopting Cloud Foundry as its multi-cloud platform to quickly respond to evolving customer engagement needs and behaviors,” said Dr.
Gemalto to provide security integration expertise for Cloud Foundry multi-cloud platform
Amsterdam, May 23, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has announced that it is the first data security provider to join the Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard multi-cloud platform.
As a Cloud Foundry Foundation silver member, Gemalto will help Cloud Foundry developers and customers integrate the highest levels of security into applications built in the cloud. Gemalto will actively contribute to the development of Cloud Foundry, joining numerous other industry leaders, including EMC, HP, IBM, Pivotal, Rackspace, SAP and VMware.
Digital Performance Management Enables Companies to Leverage Cloud Foundry with Confidence
BOSTON, Mass. – May 23, 2016 – Digital Performance Management software company, Dynatrace, today announced that it has become a silver member of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for developing and deploying cloud applications. Dynatrace empowers Cloud Foundry users with the industry’s only lifecycle performance management capabilities — giving them deep visibility, control and confidence when building, deploying and managing applications on the Cloud Foundry platform.