cloud foundry

Microsoft today announced that it is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation, the non-profit behind the open source Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service project that’s currently in use by about half of the…

Microsoft joins the open source Cloud Foundry Foundation

Cloud Foundry, a massive open source project that allows enterprises to host their own platform-as-a-service for running cloud applications in their own data center or in a public cloud, today…

Cloud Foundry launches its developer certification program

Google is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation as a Gold member. To be fair, this doesn’t necessarily come as a major surprise, especially given that Google recently hired the foundation’s former CEO Sam…

Google joins the open source Cloud Foundry Foundation

SUSE, which probably is best known for its Linux distribution, has long been a quiet but persistent player in the OpenStack ecosystem. Over the last few months, though, the German company…

SUSE buys HPE’s OpenStack and Cloud Foundry assets

Sam Ramji, the founding CEO of the open-source platform as a service Cloud Foundry Foundation, is joining Google in a yet-to-be-disclosed executive role. Abby Kearns, the current VP of Industry at the…

Cloud Foundry Foundation CEO Sam Ramji departs for Google

Cloud Foundry, the Pivotal- and VMware-incubated open source platform-as-a-service project, is going all in on its new Diego container management system. For a while now, the project used what it…

Cloud Foundry launches its new Docker-compatible container management system

ClusterHQ today announced that it has raised a $12 million Series A round led by Accel Partners London, with participation from Canaan Partners and existing investors. The company may not…

ClusterHQ Raises $12M Series A Round To Expand Its Container Data Management Service

OpenStack, one of the largest open-source enterprise projects around, made a bit of a splash last year. With Cloud Foundry, the Infrastructure-as-a-Service OpenStack project also has a counterpart in the…

Cloud Foundry Foundation Launches With Support From Over 40 Companies

AppDirect has raised $9 million and is announcing the purchase of Standing Cloud, a Foundry Group investment. iNovIa Capital led the Series B investment, which brings the app marketplace’s total…

AppDirect Raises $9M And Acquires Standing Cloud, An App Packaging Company

IBM is getting into the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) market by standardizing on Cloud Foundry, originally developed by VMware and now part of Pivotal, the EMC spin-off. The move is significant for…

IBM Standardizes On Cloud Foundry, The Open-Source Developer Platform

It’s official, after weeks of a rumored change, EMC and VMware have announced this morning the “Pivotal Initiative,” a cloud and big data play that will be led by Chief…

It’s Official, EMC’s Paul Maritz To Lead Cloud and Big Data Platform Play With 1,400 Employees Under His Command

Paul Maritz will lead a new platform group that will combine VMware’s Cloud Foundry, SpringSource and Gemstone with Greenplum, EMC’s big data platform.

Paul Maritz To Lead New Group At EMC That Merges Greenplum With VMware’s Cloud Foundry, SpringSource, And Gemstome

Paul Maritz turned over the job of VMware CEO to EMC’s COO Pat Gelsinger on stage at VMworld today.  It’s a move long expected that tells us more about the…

VMware Gets A New Boss – Paul Maritz Turns Over Job To EMC COO Pat Gelsinger

Services (AWS); Citrix via the now open source Cloudstack; OpenStack and a host of companies such as ManageIQ that are specializing in developing environments specifically tuned for enterprises to abstract…

4 Questions For Intel About The Open Cloud And The Changing World Of IT

AppFog is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) provider that wants to do for developer platforms what Google did for GMail. GMail launched in 2004 by giving its users  a…

AppFog Wants To Do For Developer Platforms What Google Did For EMail

As expected, EMC shuffled the deck today. It named COO Pat Gelsinger as the new VMware CEO, replacing Paul Maritz who has moved into a new role as EMC’s chief…

VMware CEO Paul Maritz Named EMC’s Chief Strategist – Next Job CEO?

Paul Maritz is out as the CEO of VMware and will be replaced by EMC COO Pat Gelsinger. Maritz spent four years at VMware. It’s uncertain what he will do…

Paul Maritz Out As VMware CEO And Mentioned As Candidate For Top Spot At EMC Or Cloud Foundry Spin Off

VMware, whose core products specialize in virtualizing Windows and Linux workloads, is making some interesting maneuvers in the Platform as a Service (PaaS) space with their Cloud Foundry offering. CloudFoundry.com…

VMware Cloud Foundry PaaS adds support for .NET