Gemalto joins the Cloud Foundry Foundation

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has announced that it is the first data security provider to join the Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard multi-cloud platform.

As a Cloud Foundry Foundation silver member, Gemalto will help Cloud Foundry developers and customers integrate the highest levels of security into applications built in the cloud. Gemalto will actively contribute to the development of Cloud Foundry, joining numerous other industry leaders, including EMC, HP, IBM, Pivotal, Rackspace, SAP and VMware.

Gemalto brings more than 30 years of security experience to the Cloud Foundry Foundation with a proven track record of delivering data and identity protection solutions that help organizations around the globe protect their most sensitive applications and information.

“We are delighted to be joining the Cloud Foundry community where our joint mission will enable organizations to develop trusted applications in the cloud,” said Jack Waters, Senior Vice President for Data Protection at Gemalto. “The work we will be doing will help unlock developers’ potential to create fully secure cloud-based services that will leverage our data encryption and key management technology via a single interface for all Cloud Foundry applications.”

“The Cloud Foundry multi-cloud platform is being used to power the next generation of digital services by allowing developers and software teams to build, deploy and scale cloud-native applications faster,” said Cloud Foundry CEO Sam Ramji. “A key factor to its success is customer trust, and Gemalto’s expertise and data protection products will help strengthen the platform’s security capabilities.”