Cloud Foundry Establishes Technical Advisory Board
Board tasked with maintaining long-term technical strategy for the Cloud Foundry Project
SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2016 – Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today announced a new Technical Advisory Board, established to facilitate the debate, documentation and maintenance of a long-term technical strategy for the Foundation. The Technical Advisory Board will take a long-range view of the Foundation’s software projects and focus on the strategic questions and cross cutting concerns that may impact the Foundation’s mission today and in the future.
Tech Visionaries and Enterprises Innovating in the Cloud Headline 2016 Cloud Foundry Summit
Keynote speakers, conference agenda and developer training classes now online for Summit in Santa Clara, California; Early Bird Registration End March 30th
SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2016 – Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today is announcing the program, training sessions and keynotes for Cloud Foundry Summit North America. The Summit takes place May 23-25, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.
“With hundreds of enterprises standardizing on Cloud Foundry as their platform for continuous delivery and multi-cloud computing, investments in the platform and the community continuing to grow at a strong pace. This year’s Summit will be our best ever,” said Cloud Foundry CEO Sam Ramji.
Proximetry Joins Cloud Foundry Foundation
Embraces Cloud Foundry platform for large-scale IoT implementations
SAN DIEGO; March 24, 2016 – Proximetry today announced that it is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications. With its comprehensive suite of device management capabilities, Proximetry seeks to open up new possibilities for IoT solution providers by building on the Cloud Foundry environment to extend device and messaging protocols crucial to the IoT world.
“Proximetry is excited to formally join the vibrant Cloud Foundry community and bring our microservice-based platform to the industry’s fastest growing platform for multi-cloud computing,” said Tracy Trent, Proximetry CEO.
TIBCO Joins the Cloud Foundry Foundation
TIBCO to Contribute Technology Expertise to Further Expand the Open Cloud Foundry Platform
Palo Alto, Calif., February 25, 2016 – TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, analytics, and event processing, today announced that it has joined the Cloud Foundry Foundation, an independent non-profit organization that drives the development, promotion, and adoption of Cloud Foundry as the industry standard platform for cloud applications. As a Foundation member, TIBCO will be in a position to actively contribute to the development of the platform to meet the demands facing enterprises in the midst of cloud adoption.
ECS Team CTO Mark Carlson Says Customers Value Cloud Foundry’s Multi-Cloud Support
“Applications built to run on Cloud Foundry gain many benefits from the platform itself and can be easily run on a variety of public cloud and on-premises IaaS solutions. Our customers also like the fact that Cloud Foundry is available from a variety of providers to reduce the risk of lock-in.”
ECS Team CTO Mark Carlson
As organizations continue to join Cloud Foundry at a steady rate of one new member every two weeks, we are on track for extremely strong community and project growth in 2016. ECS Team is among the latest to join the Foundation. The professional services firm has been in business for over 15 years and delivers cloud-native solutions for customers adopting Cloud Foundry by implementing commercial and open source Cloud Foundry installations and development.
Cloud Foundry Announces 2016 North America Summit
SAN FRANCISCO, February 10, 2016 – Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today announced Cloud Foundry Summit 2016 – North America will take place May 23-25, in Santa Clara, Calif. The May event is the first in an annual series of international summits that will include events later this year in Europe and Asia.
Registration, and a speakers call for papers are both open for the Santa Clara event. Additionally, sponsorship opportunities are now open for Cloud Foundry members and will be open to any organization on February 15, 2016. More than 2,000 application developers, IT operations experts, technical managers, business leaders, service providers and project contributors are expected to attend.
Iron.io brings its job queuing, scheduling and processing tools to Cloud Foundry
The news it out. Iron.io is the latest company to join Cloud Foundry Foundation. We had a chance to talk to Ivan Dwyer about Iron.io’s focus as a Cloud Foundry member.
We know that Iron.io offers industrial-strength job queuing, scheduling and processing services for developers, but what do you do that makes you different than others in your space?
While many companies offer tooling around Docker and microservices for applications, our focus is with the asynchronous workloads that behave differently and have a different lifecycle. Background work should be just that; in the background, however it’s far too important to just ‘set it and forget it’.
Driving Cloud Foundry User Requirements
Developing and prioritizing requirements
The Cloud Foundry Foundation wants to make sure all of our member companies’ requirements are included in our platform strategy. One way we do that is through vertically focused special interest groups, or SIGs for short.
Cloud Foundry is about its users, many of which join the Cloud Foundry Foundation. As we look across our membership, over 80% are truly user companies. This is a unique and valuable asset for the ongoing and overall success of the project. We will only change the world if our software helps make users successful by providing the capabilities they need to drive their businesses. In turn, user success will proliferate to our members who provide Cloud Foundry services, driving their overall success as well.
Supporting Cloud Foundry Meetups and their speakers with travel
Come speak at one of the 152+ global Cloud Foundry meetups!
Meetups are an important part of learning about new technology, connecting with others doing the same thing and helping others. When I started at Cloud Foundry, I thought I’d help meetups by helping them find sponsors for location and pizza. Turns out, that’s not what they need. They need awesome speakers!
So here’s the plan.
We’ll designate a place for speakers to list their accomplishments.
We’ll provide a place for speakers to say they are available and meetup organizers to say they need speakers.
We’ll provide funding for speakers to travel to meetups.
Speakers, make yourselves known
We need a place where speakers can identify themselves and what topics they know.
Cloud Foundry on Azure Preview…The Sequel
Unlike most movie sequels, software tends to get better with each new version. This afternoon, Microsoft announced the sequel to its April premier of Cloud Foundry on Azure. Dubbed Cloud Foundry on Azure Preview 2, this newest Microsoft contribution to the Cloud Foundry ecosystem incorporates months of community feedback and new Cloud Foundry technologies.
With these new updates, customers will be able to deploy a standard Cloud Foundry infrastructure on Azure using Bosh-Init.
You can watch the trailer for Cloud Foundry on Azure Preview 2 below:
For more information, head over to the BOSH Azure CPI github repo.