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Cloud Foundry Announces 4th Annual European Summit Returns to Switzerland

Sponsorship opportunities now open for cutting-edge cloud summit in Basel, October 10-11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — January 10, 2018 — Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of a family of open source projects including Cloud Foundry Application Runtime, Cloud Foundry Container Runtime and Cloud Foundry BOSH, today announced the return of the annual European Summit to the Congress Center in Basel, Switzerland, October 10-11, 2018.

“With nearly 1,000 attendees last year, our EU Summit was the place for cloud-native businesses, vendors and developers across Europe to learn, discuss and challenge best practices while gaining competitive market advantage to build their businesses on the world’s leading open cloud application platform,” said Abby Kearns, executive director, Cloud Foundry Foundation. “With the Foundation’s member base taking on a massive influx of users in 2017 (42 percent of members are now end users running their business on Cloud Foundry, including Allianz, Allstate, American Airlines, Comcast, Fidelity, Ford, GE, Home Depot, Phillips and Volkswagen), Cloud Foundry Summits have become a place where executives and developers alike can see—and share first-hand—the latest innovations in cloud computing.”

Companies interested in sponsoring Basel Summit can download the prospectus here. Sponsors will join other prominent industry leaders such as Dell EMC, GE, Google, Huawei, IBM, VMware, SAP, SUSE and Swisscom in supporting the growth and innovation of Cloud Foundry across the globe. Sponsorship levels include:

  • Platinum
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Start-Up
  • Add-On Opportunities

Registration and Call for Papers will be announced this spring.

For more information about Cloud Foundry Europe 2018 visit

Cloud Foundry is an open source technology backed by the largest technology companies in the world, including Cisco, Dell EMC, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Microsoft, VMware, SAP and SUSE, and is being used by leaders in manufacturing, telecommunications and financial services. Only Cloud Foundry delivers the velocity needed to continuously deliver apps at the speed of business. Cloud Foundry’s container-based architecture runs apps in any language on your choice of cloud — Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, OpenStack, VMware vSphere, and more. With a robust services ecosystem and simple integration with existing technologies, Cloud Foundry is the modern standard for mission critical apps for global organizations.

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