Bloomberg joins VMware, SAP, Comcast, and IBM, among others across the globe, as a Foundation member. Through its membership, Bloomberg demonstrates its commitment to working with the Foundation and the community to push forward Paketo Buildpacks as a global industry standard for building high quality cloud applications.
“Bloomberg is well known for being at the forefront of digital transformation and a leading innovator in technology adoption, standing out as an example of how to apply technology to better serve its customers,” said Chris Clark, program manager at the Cloud Foundry Foundation. “Our user community should benefit immensely from Bloomberg’s involvement with the Foundation.”
“Bloomberg’s Managed Compute technology platforms, which run on Kubernetes, utilize Paketo Buildpacks to package our source code into secure, efficient, production-ready container images,” said Sambhav Kothari, team lead of the ML productivity engineering team in Bloomberg’s AI engineering group and a member of the Buildpacks Technical Oversight Committee (TOC). “With Buildpacks, our engineers save time in developing their applications and our platform engineering teams can more easily manage the overall software supply chain.”
Bloomberg runs the world’s most trusted information network for financial professionals. With more than 8,000 software engineers, data scientists, and technologists, Bloomberg creates and advances solutions and systems that solve complex, real-world problems for customers across the global capital markets.
Bloomberg engineers are also active members of the open source community, both contributing to and leveraging open source software in the company’s products. From real-time market and enterprise data to sophisticated analytics, powerful trading tools, secure biometric access, integrated communications platforms, and more, Bloomberg builds solutions that are relied on by more than 350,000 financial professionals around the globe to make critical business decisions.
About Cloud Foundry Foundation
The Cloud Foundry Foundation is a non-profit open source organization formed to sustain the development, promotion and adoption of Cloud Foundry as the industry standard for delivering the best experience for developers at companies of all sizes. The Foundation projects include Cloud Foundry, Paketo Buildpacks, Korifi, Eirini, BOSH, Open Service Broker API, CredHub, and more. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy and scale applications, and is used by more than half the Fortune 500, representing nearly $15 trillion in combined revenue. Cloud Foundry is hosted by The Linux Foundation and is an Apache 2.0 licensed project available on Github: https://github.com/cloudfoundry. To learn more, visit: http://www.cloudfoundry.org.
Bloomberg is a global leader in business and financial information, delivering trusted data, news, and insights that bring transparency, efficiency, and fairness to markets. The company helps connect influential communities across the global financial ecosystem via reliable technology solutions that enable our customers to make more informed decisions and foster better collaboration. For more information, visit Bloomberg.com/company or request a demo.
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