From the Desk of the Executive Director – July 2019

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I hope you’ve had a great summer so far. In San Francisco, our summer has a little more fog than sunshine. In just two short months, we’ll be in the Netherlands at Cloud Foundry Summit. I’m looking forward to seeing you in the Hague. Please don’t forget to register!

I also want to give a shoutout to our newest Gold member, Wipro. We are thrilled to have you join our community. 

Taking Center Stage at EU Summit

We announced our initial keynote line-up at Summit, and I’m pleased to tell you that anynines, Daimler AG, Pivotal, Rijkswaterstaat and Zipcar, among others, will take center stage. Be sure to check out all of the special events happening on-site in the days leading up to the conference, including a Hackathon and certification training. 

Sponsor Summit and Make it the Best Ever!

We rely on our members and community to sponsor Cloud Foundry Summits and make these events the best possible for our community. Check out the prospectus and reach out to Kimberly Andrews to learn more about the benefits of sponsoring. We have the following sponsorships still available:

  • Diamond: Sold Out
  • Platinum: 2 Available
  • Gold: 6 Available
  • Silver: 3 Available
  • Bronze: 1 Available
  • Start-up: Unlimited!

Announcing Version 2.0 of the Cloud Foundry Certified Developer Exam

The new version of the CFCD exam will be generally available on September 4th. We have updated the exam to reflect the evolution of the Cloud Foundry Application Runtime. In addition to the online eLearning course, we will host a one-time prep course and exam on-site at Cloud Foundry EU Summit. Read Chip’s full blog post to understand why we updated the exam.

How are Major Companies Using Cloud Foundry? 

I’m always amazed by the ingenious ways our community uses Cloud Foundry in business. Recently, I published two articles that examine how Home Depot and Comcast have adopted Cloud Foundry into their cloud native strategies and transformed their businesses from the inside out.

Cloud Foundry’s Interoperability is At It Again

Read the latest user story to discover how French multinational telecom Orange is integrating Cloud Foundry with Terraform, another open source software, as they explore IaC or “infrastructure as code.” 

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