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Sundance Institute Taps Pivotal Cloud Foundry for New Digital Platform [Reblog]

By February 13, 2017
Sundance Institute has created a vibrant artist community around its film festivals and original work, and wanted to strengthen bonds via an engaging digital environment that complements what it does in the physical world. “Their goal is to provide a more appealing and innovative web experience and establish a vibrant digital brand to more fully … Continue reading "Sundance Institute Taps Pivotal Cloud Foundry for New Digital Platform [Reblog]"

Mercedes-Benz Embraces Rapid App Delivery with Cloud Foundry [Reblog]

By February 9, 2017

In the race for the connected car of the future, Mercedes is continually evolving Mercedes me, an app and service which relies on microservices and continuous delivery enabled by Pivotal Cloud Foundry. Daimler wanted to take Mercedes me to the next level by focusing on a more customer-centric approach with the ability to integrate user…

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,…

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…

Comic Relief Uses Cloud Foundry for Live Fundraising That Scales

By November 11, 2016

Comic Relief, based in the UK, is a charity that aims to create a just world free from poverty.  The organization’s major fundraising events culminate in a night of live TV on BBC1 that drives tens of millions of pounds of donations, live, with people either phoning in to donate or donating online. Armakuni, a team of technology consultants and…

Allianz Delivers Apps Faster in Digital Transformation

By November 9, 2016

Cloud Foundry adoption and a top-down agile approach to organization and software development shortens app deployment from days to minutes Even insurance giants face digital disruption. Although European financial services company Allianz has 85 million customers, 140,000 employees, and insures three-fourths of the top global companies, it keeps a close eye on venture-backed startups and…

Digital Uprising, One Government at a Time

By October 18, 2016
What do the Dutch government agency Rijkswaterstaat, the U.S.A.'s cloud.gov, and the Australian and UK governments have in common? They all use Cloud Foundry in their digital transformation journey! Watch these fascinating talks on how these government agencies left behind their clunky legacy technologies and learned to embrace open source as a path to digital excellence, with Cloud … Continue reading "Digital Uprising, One Government at a Time"

Swiss Re: Making IT a Strategic Asset

By September 30, 2016

The Swiss Re Group, based in Zurich, is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, the company’s global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients. Founded in 1863, the company operates in more than 25 countries with…