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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"

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”

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…

What We Learned After Five Years of Cloud Foundry at Rakuten

By August 24, 2016
A team of seven engineers at Rakuten, a Japanese ecommerce and Internet company, has been running Cloud Foundry in production for five years on over 5,000 virtual servers. In this video, DevOps engineers Ronak Banka and Carlo Alberto Ferraris demonstrate their breadth of experience, and share valuable lessons learned from their time running one of … Continue reading "What We Learned After Five Years of Cloud Foundry at Rakuten"

Hertz Leads IT Transformation using Cloud Foundry

By June 15, 2016
The Hertz Corporation. (PRNewsFoto/The Hertz Corporation) A leader since the Ford Model T Companies that are household names are rarely associated with innovation. Particularly when those companies have been household names since the 1920s. This is especially true for industries like car rental. A New Approach Fast forward to 2016. Hertz Global Holdings operates the … Continue reading "Hertz Leads IT Transformation using Cloud Foundry"

Springer Nature Reduces Deployment Time From Weeks To Minutes with Cloud Foundry

By May 17, 2016

Building the Foundation for Growth Two years ago when Daniel Otte, Head of Platform Engineering, and Simon Johansson, Platform Engineer at Springer Nature, chose Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service (PaaS) as the foundation for global application deployment, little did they know that this decision would be a harbinger of huge transformations. May 2015 marked the final approval … Continue reading “Springer Nature Reduces Deployment Time From Weeks To Minutes with Cloud Foundry”

Facilitating Open Community: an Interview with Andrew Clay Shafer

By August 1, 2013

While planning the first Platform conference, I asked Andrew Shafer for advice and to facilitate an unconference. I first met him at OSCON 2010 and have enjoyed Andrew’s thought provoking perspective ever since. I sat down with Andrew to learn more about his experience with conferences, communities, open source, business and his plans for the … Continue reading “Facilitating Open Community: an Interview with Andrew Clay Shafer”