How Can I Try Out Cloud Foundry?

by October 27, 2016

So you’ve built a cloud native app, taking advantage of all the 12-factors, or at least most of them. Is there a cloud application platform that you could run it to test it out? Yes, there is: Cloud Foundry.
Here are some of our certified providers that can help you get up and running on Cloud Foundry immediately:

AppFog from CenturyLink. Take advantage of a free trial on AppFog, CenturyLink’s platform based on Cloud Foundry. You also gain access to the broad array of services and resources for those developers that are new to cloud-native.
Atos Cloud Foundry.

Swiss Re moves to Cloud Foundry from Swisscom

by May 9, 2016

Over the next five years, the global reinsurer will be drawing on infrastructure, databases and a development platform from the Swisscom Cloud.
If a natural catastrophe strikes, it is imperative for reinsurer Swiss Re to act quickly. What is the extent of the damage? To find out, its 12,500 employees at 70 global locations need reliable data to be available at the touch of a button. For this purpose, Swiss Re relies on the Swisscom Cloud. Swisscom delivers infrastructure, a development platform and run-time environment, databases and IT service management from a single source. The service includes: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Database as a Service (DBaaS), a comprehensive integration layer, service management and self-service portals.

dorma+kaba – One of the world’s leading providers of security and access solutions selects CloudFoundry

by January 26, 2016

Dorma+kaba Group is the latest Cloud Foundry user. They decided to start using Cloud Foundry because Swisscom’s Application Cloud offered them a certified and global industry standard for Platform as a Service.
“We are transforming our business model, as we are moving away from the product and focusing more on being a service business. The Swisscom Application Cloud is the means by which to do this.”
Andreas Häberli,
CTO, dorma+kaba Group
From the product to the services business.
The challenge: fit for the future with Access-as-a-Service. The dorma+kaba Group is one of the world’s leading providers of security and access solutions. The Group has been a pioneer in the field of digitisation for some years now.

Growing CF Foundation – Swapping over the Atlantic

by July 1, 2014

In the last few weeks, we saw a fast adaption and commitment from the Cloud Foundry Open Source Foundation members and just during the Cloud Foundry Platform conference two weeks ago; Swisscom joined the group as the 34th member of the Foundation (Checkout the panel discussion with Piston, Pivotal and Swisscom on stage).

Snapshot from the CF Platform Conference, 6.9.14, San Francisco
Swisscom is the biggest Service Provider of Switzerland, an early adopter of Cloud Technologies and was involved as one of the first few Service Providers in the Cloud Foundry Community in 2013.