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Gap Uses Cloud Foundry to Make Thousands of Price Adjustments

By March 22, 2017
Gap Inc.—the major clothing retailer with 3,300 stores and more than $15 billion in annual revenue—deploys Cloud Foundry as its platform for price optimization. With new inventory constantly being added to stores, the company's marketing model relies on the ability to keep inventory moving by making price adjustments based on local customer demand and responses … Continue reading "Gap Uses Cloud Foundry to Make Thousands of Price Adjustments"

Australian Government Transforms Service Delivery with Cloud Foundry

By March 16, 2017
Similar to digital transformation efforts in the US and the UK, the Australian government has embarked on initiatives to provide services based on Cloud Foundry, such as citizenship appointments, performance dashboards and a digital marketplace. The country's Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) aims to simplify and accelerate delivery of digital services via a standardized approach across … Continue reading "Australian Government Transforms Service Delivery with Cloud Foundry"

Join Abby Kearns at IBM InterConnect, March 19-23 in Las Vegas!

By March 13, 2017

Flying to Vegas for IBM InterConnect this weekend? Be sure to catch Executive Director Abby Kearns during one of her sessions at every single day of IBM’s biggest event of the year. Sunday: Check out the Open Technology Summit from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, where leaders from IBM and innovative open technology communities including Cloud … Continue reading “Join Abby Kearns at IBM InterConnect, March 19-23 in Las Vegas!”

Ford Transforms its Customer Experience with Cloud Foundry

By March 6, 2017
Ford Motor Company recognizes the future of the auto industry is much more than simply manufacturing vehicles. This recognition gives way to the need for digital transformation, and now the automotive giant has turned to Cloud Foundry to fuel this next chapter. Ford has announced its intentions to expand its business to be both an … Continue reading "Ford Transforms its Customer Experience with Cloud Foundry"

“Behind the Scenes” with Abby Kearns

By March 2, 2017

Last month, Cloud Foundry Executive Director Abby Kearns traveled to London to participate in COED:CODE, a diverse meetup on systems and infrastructure programming, and Monki Gras, the developer conference on craft culture. She called COED:CODE a “unique and amazing” mix of diverse people eager to discuss new technologies. At Monki Gras, she participated on a fascinating panel … Continue reading ““Behind the Scenes” with Abby Kearns”

How is Using a Platform like Making a Pie? [Reblog]

By February 28, 2017

In a fascinating article on The New Stack, Cloud Foundry Foundation CTO Chip Childers draws an analogy between baking a pie and developing a cloud application. Choosing a container as a service (CaaS) is akin to mixing your dough from scratch, he explains, while going with a platform as a service (PaaS) is like nabbing a … Continue reading “How is Using a Platform like Making a Pie? [Reblog]”

Cloud Foundry: Monitoring with Mozzle [Reblog]

By February 14, 2017

SAP cloud developer Ivan Borshukov is a BOSH and Cloud Foundry user, and he recently shared his unique perspective on monitoring. While he used bosh agent to collect data and monitor behavior on BOSH, he wanted a similar tool for Cloud Foundry to forward information on infrastructure metrics to a third party. An idea came to my mind — why not create … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry: Monitoring with Mozzle [Reblog]”

Sundance Institute Taps Pivotal Cloud Foundry for New Digital Platform [Reblog]

By February 13, 2017
Sundance Institute has created a vibrant artist community around its film festivals and original work, and wanted to strengthen bonds via an engaging digital environment that complements what it does in the physical world. “Their goal is to provide a more appealing and innovative web experience and establish a vibrant digital brand to more fully … Continue reading "Sundance Institute Taps Pivotal Cloud Foundry for New Digital Platform [Reblog]"

Mercedes-Benz Embraces Rapid App Delivery with Cloud Foundry [Reblog]

By February 9, 2017

In the race for the connected car of the future, Mercedes is continually evolving Mercedes me, an app and service which relies on microservices and continuous delivery enabled by Pivotal Cloud Foundry. Daimler wanted to take Mercedes me to the next level by focusing on a more customer-centric approach with the ability to integrate user…

18F’s cloud.gov Announces FedRAMP Authorization

By February 3, 2017

The United States General Services Administration (GSA) today announced 18F’s cloud.gov has been FedRAMP Authorized. According to the 18F blog, “FedRAMP Authorized status marks completion of a comprehensive security and compliance assessment that enables federal agencies to start using cloud.gov with significantly reduced effort.” Cloud.gov was announced in May 2015 after 18F adapted Cloud Foundry to meet its … Continue reading “18F’s cloud.gov Announces FedRAMP Authorization”