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AppDynamics Joins the Cloud Foundry Foundation

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Today AppDynamics joins EMC, HP, IBM, Pivotal, Rackspace, SAP, and VMware in the Cloud Foundry Foundation to help create an open cloud ecosystem.

The Cloud Foundry Foundation is a non-profit community focused on fostering the growth of cloud-enabled business practices such as Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). The Foundation is working towards an enterprise-adopted open PaaS, which can run from any cloud. As enterprise businesses continue to adopt agile processes, this open PaaS will continue to innovate and become an industry-standard architecture.

Pivotal CEO, Paul Maritz stated, “Support from exciting technology and industry users of Cloud Foundry will help ensure the growth and stability of the open PaaS movement, accelerating the development of an agile cloud architecture built for today’s enterprises,” said Maritz. “The broad ecosystem of partners, and the great user experience created through Cloud Foundry will engender new applications and services that will have a wide-reaching impact on people  and the world at large.”

AppDynamics is also joining the Cloud Foundry Summit happening this June to provide insights to a roundtable and lead the direction for an open PaaS and help innovate the IT model. Learn more about the summit here http://cfsummit.com.

“We are very honored to join the Cloud Foundry Foundation alongside the biggest brands and brightest minds in technology,” said Bhaskar Sunkara, chief technology officer at AppDynamics. “Defining the standards for Open Source Platform-as-a-Service will have wide ranging benefits for Enterprises adopting private and public cloud computing. AppDynamics is built from the ground up for cloud environments, and has seen tremendous growth this past year. Our customer feedback clearly points to cloud infrastructure supported by PaaS as a key IT operating model of the future.”

We look forward to furthering cloud enablement and defining the new IT model.  Get free monitoring for your cloud based apps with AppDynamics today.

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