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Unigma Builds Management Platform with IBM Bluemix and Altoros

By April 24, 2017

Unigma, a US-based managed infrastructure services provider, was in the market to develop a multi-tenant cloud management platform to unify and simplify its offerings for infrastructure management. The company chose Altoros to work with IBM’s Cloud Foundry-based Bluemix platform. The result was a cost-effective system that accelerated cloud infrastructure management dramatically—by a 5x factor, while…

BNY Mellon Develops New Agile Culture with Cloud Foundry

By April 17, 2017
The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (BNY Mellon) turned to Cloud Foundry on its journey to digital transformation. Specifically, the banking giant with annual revenues that exceed $15 billion (and $27 trillion under management) integrated Cloud Foundry into its open-source NEXEN platform. NEXEN supports thousands of Virtual Machines (VMs), with OpenStack and WSO2 integrated into … Continue reading "BNY Mellon Develops New Agile Culture with Cloud Foundry"

American Airlines Adopts Cloud Foundry to Deliver Apps Faster

By March 27, 2017
  If you want to know why the world’s largest airline is using Cloud Foundry, here’s the key point: It’s all about delivery velocity. At IBM Interconnect in March, American Airlines’ Daniel Henry joined IBM’s Arvind Krishna on stage to talk about the progress the airline is making to deliver innovative experiences for its customers … Continue reading "American Airlines Adopts Cloud Foundry to Deliver Apps Faster"

Gap Uses Cloud Foundry to Make Thousands of Price Adjustments

By March 22, 2017
Gap Inc.—the major clothing retailer with 3,300 stores and more than $15 billion in annual revenue—deploys Cloud Foundry as its platform for price optimization. With new inventory constantly being added to stores, the company's marketing model relies on the ability to keep inventory moving by making price adjustments based on local customer demand and responses … Continue reading "Gap Uses Cloud Foundry to Make Thousands of Price Adjustments"

Australian Government Transforms Service Delivery with Cloud Foundry

By March 16, 2017
Similar to digital transformation efforts in the US and the UK, the Australian government has embarked on initiatives to provide services based on Cloud Foundry, such as citizenship appointments, performance dashboards and a digital marketplace. The country's Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) aims to simplify and accelerate delivery of digital services via a standardized approach across … Continue reading "Australian Government Transforms Service Delivery with Cloud Foundry"

Ford Transforms its Customer Experience with Cloud Foundry

By March 6, 2017
Ford Motor Company recognizes the future of the auto industry is much more than simply manufacturing vehicles. This recognition gives way to the need for digital transformation, and now the automotive giant has turned to Cloud Foundry to fuel this next chapter. Ford has announced its intentions to expand its business to be both an … Continue reading "Ford Transforms its Customer Experience with Cloud Foundry"

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,…