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From the Desk of the Executive Director – August 2018

As we head into fall, Cloud Foundry Foundation is focused on preparing for the quickly-approaching Summit in Basel. I hope to see you there, so please don’t forget to register before September 7th to take advantage of the discount. 

This summer has seen me travel extensively across the globe. I recently returned from a trip to Japan, where I gave a keynote address at OpenStack Days Tokyo and spent time with our Cloud Foundry user community and many startups there. Throughout these conversations, the themes of digitization and a cloud-native future came up repeatedly.

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New Member

I’d like to extend a special welcome to our newest Silver Member Colorful Guizhou Big Data Talent Development Ltd. We are excited to have them join as we continue to expand our ecosystem in China, and believe they will be a crucial partner in training and certifying companies looking to take advantage of cloud native architectures.

What’s Driving Cloud Ecosystem Growth?

Check out my blog post about my recent visit to Japan and the cloud-native technologies that build the foundation for companies on the path of digitization. My discussions in Japan further confirmed our recent research on companies using a multi-platform strategy.

How Cloud Foundry Accelerates IoT Growth Across China

Chip wrote about how he witnessed first-hand the rapid digitization trends that are sweeping China during his recent trip to Beijing. Read his post to learn about the new partnership between Alibaba and Siemens, and how Cloud Foundry is a key player.

Diversity is For Everyone

The Foundation feels strongly about supporting our allies in diversity. Read about why the Foundation will feature talks on unconscious bias, inclusivity, collaboration and the need for allies on the keynote stage in Basel.

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Abby is the Executive Director of the Cloud Foundry Foundation.