Why Pivotal Cloud Foundry Needs a Mobile App Platform

 

Charlotte Dunlap
Charlotte Dunlap

Summary Bullets:

  • Pivotal and VMware announce a joint hybrid cloud integration effort called Pivotal CF
  • Arguments for why a mobile app platform will enhance the cloud offering

Pivotal, the VMware PaaS spin-off, received some of the limelight this week at VMware’s VMworld 2013, as the two companies announced plans to co-develop a hybrid PaaS for vSphere and vCloud, based on Cloud Foundry. Alongside VMware, Pivotal has already caught the attention of some notable industry names in recent months as it continues efforts to build out its ecosystem. Recent Pivotal wins include IBM and Savvis, which are using Cloud Foundry as their standard PaaS platforms beneath their own platform services, adding further validation to the cloud service. Continue reading “Why Pivotal Cloud Foundry Needs a Mobile App Platform”