Cognizant has joined the Cloud Foundry Foundation as a Gold member, joining such companies as Cisco, Dell EMC, HPE, IBM, Pivotal, SAP, VMware and the more than 60 other technology innovators that make up the Foundation. Established to create a global industry standard Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) open source technology, The Foundation’s mission is to cultivate a vibrant community of contributors and create coherence in strategy and action across all member companies.
“The Cloud Foundry platform has been an important element in the digital transformation work we are doing with our clients as they embrace the cloud, whether driving development using cloud native principles, utilizing managed services, or executing on at-scale application re-platforming,” said Sowri Santhanakrishnan, Senior Vice President of Cognizant Digital Business, at Cognizant. “We look forward to working with the Foundation’s other technology leaders in shaping the platform as both client needs and cloud capabilities continue to evolve.”
The Cloud Foundry Foundation is an independent non-profit organization formed to sustain the development, promotion and adoption of Cloud Foundry as the industry standard platform for cloud applications. Making it faster and easier to build, test, deploy and scale applications, the Foundation embraces a world of computing that is ubiquitous and flexible and supports public, private, and hybrid application environments. Cloud Foundry abstracts the IaaS enabling application portability across cloud infrastructures. With deep technology and vertical industry expertise across major industry sectors – banking and finance, healthcare, insurance, retail, manufacturing, and others - Cognizant brings a crucial voice and vision in shaping the Cloud Foundry Foundation project as a Gold Member.