Press Release

Google Joins Cloud Foundry Foundation as Gold Member

by December 15, 2016

Cloud Foundry’s increased collaboration with Google Cloud Platform will focus on driving awareness of available open source technologies for the enterprise
San Francisco, December 15, 2016 — Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today announced Google has joined as a Gold Member. Google joins EMC, HPE, IBM, Pivotal, SAP, VMware and more than 60 other technology innovators as a Foundation member. Through its membership, Google will continue to encourage companies to adopt open source technologies in order to realize the full benefits of high quality, agile software delivery in the cloud.

Cloud Foundry Announces Call For Papers For Silicon Valley Summit 2017

by December 15, 2016

Premier developer event opens speaker proposals
San Francisco, December 15, 2016 — Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced its call for papers has opened for Summit Silicon Valley 2017, which will take place June 13-15 in Santa Clara, CA. Early Bird Registration and a speaking call for papers (CFP) are now open for the event. Sponsorship opportunities are available now for members only. Non-members will be given the opportunity to sponsor starting January 3, 2017.
Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley is the premier event for enterprise application developers. The event will focus on microservices and continuous delivery in all frameworks.

Open Service Broker API Launches as Industry Standard

by December 13, 2016

Cloud Foundry Foundation opens up governance of Service Broker API, new group aims to incubate the standardization of service delivery across cloud offerings  
San Francisco, December 13, 2016 — Cloud Foundry Foundation, in collaboration with individuals representing Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Pivotal, Red Hat and SAP, today announced the launch of the Open Service Broker API project. The Open Service Broker API project allows developers, ISVs and SaaS vendors a single, simple, and elegant way to deliver services to applications running within cloud native offerings including Cloud Foundry, OpenShift and Kubernetes.
Many large companies are already in the process of implementing service brokers including Google, Red Hat and Microsoft.

Fidelity International Joins Cloud Foundry Foundation as Silver Member

by December 7, 2016

Enables successful cloud adoption and transformation within growing customer base
San Francisco, December 7, 2016 — Fidelity International, one of the world’s leading providers of investment solutions and retirement expertise, today announced it has joined the Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, as a Silver Member. Fidelity International joins EMC, HPE, IBM, Pivotal, SAP, VMware and more than 60 other technology innovators as a Foundation member. Through its membership, Fidelity International demonstrates its commitment to working with the Foundation and the community to push forward Cloud Foundry as the global industry standard Cloud Application Platform.

Cloud Foundry Welcomes SUSE as Platinum Member

by November 30, 2016

Aims to improve IT infrastructure for its customers as the company moves to enter PaaS market
San Francisco, November 30, 2016 — Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today announced that SUSE has increased its engagement and support of Cloud Foundry by becoming a Platinum member. The move comes as SUSE is readying itself to enter the PaaS market with a Cloud Foundry certified product. SUSE CTO Thomas Di Giacomo will also be serving on the Foundation’s Board of Directors. SUSE was previously a Silver-level member of the Foundation since 2015, joining Google, EMC, HPE, IBM, Pivotal, SAP, VW, VMware and more than 60 other technology innovators.

Cloud Foundry Announces Summit Silicon Valley 2017

by November 23, 2016

The premier event for developers returns to focus on languages, microservices, agile development and all things multi-cloud
San Francisco, November 23, 2016 — Cloud Foundry, the industry-standard multi-cloud platform, today announced Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017 will take place June 13-15 in Santa Clara, California. Perennial interest from the community has created demand for an annual regional event, driving Cloud Foundry to present its Summit Silicon Valley 2017 in the hotbed of the tech industry. Early registration ends Friday, December 2, and offers early subscribers $600 off the full price.
Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley is the premier event for enterprise application developers.

Cloud Foundry Names Abby Kearns Executive Director, Chip Childers CTO

by November 17, 2016

Expanded executive depth to deliver sharper focus on benefits for enterprise developers and CIOs; former CEO Sam Ramji takes new Google executive role
San Francisco, November 17, 2016 — Cloud Foundry, the industry-standard multi-cloud platform, today promoted Abby Kearns to the role of Executive Director and named Chip Childers Chief Technology Officer. Former Cloud Foundry CEO Sam Ramji has accepted a new executive role at Google Cloud.
“Abby and Chip have the skills and vision to take Cloud Foundry to the next level, broadening its reach to include enterprise developers and the Global 2000 in their digital transformation journey,” said John Roese, Chair of Cloud Foundry Foundation and CTO and EVP of Cross Product Operation at Dell EMC.

Armakuni Joins Cloud Foundry Foundation

by November 8, 2016

Aims to drive innovation, create differentiation and accelerate technology change among Cloud Foundry ecosystem
November 8, 2016 – Armakuni, a UK-based application development and consultancy company, today announced it has joined the Cloud Foundry Foundation as a Silver Member. Armakuni joins more than 65 other leading technology innovators including Cisco, EMC, HPE, IBM, Pivotal, SAP and VMware as a Foundation member. Through its membership, Armakuni demonstrates its commitment to working with the Foundation, other member companies and the community as a whole to establish and sustain Cloud Foundry as the global industry standard Cloud Application Platform.
“We are extremely excited to join the Foundation as Silver Members,” said Tim Savage, Co-Founder of Armakuni.

Growing Need for Cloud Skills at Global 2000 Enterprises Driving Worldwide Developer Shortage, According to Cloud Foundry Report

by November 2, 2016

Most comprehensive study to-date shows dramatic shift away from outsourced engineering to internal training; digital becomes ‘core competency’ for the modern enterprise
San Francisco, November 2, 2016 — Cloud Foundry, the industry-standard multi-cloud platform, today released findings from a survey of nearly 900 IT executives worldwide that highlights an escalating gap in cloud skills which threatens enterprises’ ability to embrace digital transformation. The survey finds companies are doubling down on training internal engineering teams to address the skills shortfall as digital becomes the modern business core competency.
“Historically, large enterprises outsourced management of their development technology needs,” said Sam Ramji, CEO of the Cloud Foundry Foundation.

Global Organizations Gather to Discuss IoT and Multi-Cloud Strategies at Cloud Foundry Summit, Amid Strong Community Growth

by September 25, 2016

Allianz, Bosch, Fidelity, Rakuten, Siemens, Volkswagen and the Dutch Government, among others, share best practices at European event
SAN FRANCISCO AND FRANKFURT – September 26, 2016 – Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard multi-cloud platform, today kicked off the sold-out Cloud Foundry Summit Europe in Frankfurt, Germany, bringing together the world’s largest organizations to discuss new ways to leverage multi-cloud and IoT strategies to accelerate business growth and innovation.