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Why Diversity Matters

By January 29, 2017

At Cloud Foundry, we believe strongly in diversity. Diversity of thought. Diversity of opinion. Most importantly, diversity in terms of gender, race, religion and orientation. This week, the new President of the United States signed an executive order that indefinitely suspends admissions from Syrian refugees and limits the flow of other refugees from seven other … Continue reading “Why Diversity Matters”

Volkswagen Group Drives Multi-Cloud App Strategy with Cloud Foundry

By January 26, 2017
The Volkswagen Group’s quest for the connected car of the future is grounded in open source cloud technology. In June 2016, the company initiated its most ambitious strategy change to date. “We formulated a clear vision: Volkswagen is to become a globally leading provider of sustainable mobility solutions,” said Dr. Roy Sauer, Head of IT … Continue reading "Volkswagen Group Drives Multi-Cloud App Strategy with Cloud Foundry"

RWS Automates Management of Dutch Physical Infrastructure with Cloud Foundry

By January 17, 2017

  The Dutch Government is using cloud-based software to manage the country’s physical infrastructure. Rijkswaterstaat (RWS), the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, is responsible for policy, implementation and inspection of the country’s airways, waterways, railways, roads, harbors and ports. RWS depends on data to run efficiently and, thanks to software powered by Cloud Foundry,…

Altoros Releases a Self-Service Cloud Foundry Training Platform

By December 23, 2016

Altoros, a Cloud Foundry Foundation members, has announced general availability of the first-ever self-service Cloud Foundry training platform. In a user-owned cloud environment, engineers can learn and play with open-source Cloud Foundry first-hand. Combining online tutorials with real infrastructure experience, the course is offered in basic, intermediate, and advanced versions. Who may be interested? The training … Continue reading “Altoros Releases a Self-Service Cloud Foundry Training Platform”

Why Cloud Foundry is Making the Open Service Broker API Even More Open

By December 13, 2016

Since becoming the Executive Director for Cloud Foundry, I have been eagerly awaiting today’s launch of the Open Service Broker API project. This collaborative project with Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Pivotal, Red Hat and SAP enables developers, ISVs and SaaS vendors to deliver services to applications running within cloud-native offerings — including Cloud Foundry, OpenShift and … Continue reading “Why Cloud Foundry is Making the Open Service Broker API Even More Open”

Twitter Chat: Open Service Broker API & App Services – Join Us Today!

By December 13, 2016

Today, Cloud Foundry Foundation excitedly announced the launch of the Open Service Broker API project, in partnership with individuals representing Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Pivotal and Red Hat. The Open Service Broker API project provides developers, ISVs and SaaS vendors a single, simple and elegant way to deliver services to applications running within cloud native offerings, … Continue reading “Twitter Chat: Open Service Broker API & App Services – Join Us Today!”

Routing Performance

By December 8, 2016

Introduction The Cloud Foundry Routing subsystem handles and forwards all incoming requests to platform system components and applications. As such, the latency and throughput of the routing components has significant impact on the performance of your applications. Seemingly harmless code changes to these components could lead to unexpected performance regressions. A recent performance degradation in … Continue reading “Routing Performance”

Cloud Foundry Helps Diabetizer Reduce Startup Investment 90%

By December 8, 2016

Diabetes is a group of diseases that result in high blood sugar. People with diabetes—an estimated 300 million worldwide—face a considerable challenge: to keep track of blood glucose, diet, and exercise, and to monitor the health of their bodies, combat the disease, and ward off serious complications. The mission of Diabetizer, based in Hannover, is…

Fidelity’s DevOps Approach Steers Digital Transformation

By December 7, 2016

How does a financial services giant stay nimble and competitive in the cloud era? For Fidelity International, the key is the adoption of cloud-based agile software delivery. Fidelity International, a privately-owned company founded in 1969, manages more than £223.4 billion for clients across the globe. Forty seven years of operational history give Fidelity an advantage…

The Future of Network Security in Cloud Foundry

By November 30, 2016

(This post assumes you’ve read the introductory blog post.) Introduction While Cloud Foundry is the world’s premier developer platform, we have heard from customers how we can give them even better control and security, and help them integrate Cloud Foundry into their current and new environments. In this post, we’ll talk about some common pain … Continue reading “The Future of Network Security in Cloud Foundry”