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Huawei Joins Cloud Foundry Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 11, 2015) - Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the leading open source cloud native application platform, today announced that Huawei is joining the independent open source organization. As part of its overall cloud computing, big data and IoT strategy, Huawei Platform as a Service (PaaS), based on Cloud Foundry and other open source technologies, will power Huawei public cloud services for cloud native application developers. Huawei public cloud is to be launched later this year. With an open source PaaS platform, Huawei aims to help its telecom and enterprise customers improve their business time-to-market and innovation cycles in the new cloud era. This, in turn, will allow Huawei customers to be more competitive.

"We are committed to the open source software architecture that drives innovation to cloud oriented communication, networking and IT services and/or solutions for our customers and partners," said Ying Xiong, Chief PaaS Architect at Huawei. "Today we are joining Cloud Foundry Foundation, an open source community with the strongest open source platform for cloud native apps. We are excited to work with the community to help bring real business value to our customers through open innovation."

Huawei has always been an active supporter of open source communities and technologies including ongoing work with Linux, Hadoop and Docker communities. As a Cloud Foundry corporate member, Huawei looks forward to working with Cloud Foundry Foundation members in collaboratively building a stronger ecosystem of developers, ISVs, cloud service providers, etc. With its rich experience in the telecom and networking industry, Huawei is committed to help building an open and robust technology platform by working with the open source community.

"Huawei is an outstanding leader among a growing number of businesses who view open source, open architecture and open ecosystem as a strategic priority," said Cloud Foundry CEO Sam Ramji. "Their contributions to the Foundation will not only help strengthening the Cloud Foundry platform, but most importantly help build the Cloud Foundry community in China."

Huawei and other members are joining Cloud Foundry Foundation are at the Cloud Foundry Summit today and tomorrow in Santa Clara, Calif. 1,500 application developers, IT operations experts, technical managers, business leaders, service providers and project contributors are gathered in an independent forum to accelerate and advance the Cloud Foundry open source project.

About Cloud Foundry Foundation
The Cloud Foundry Foundation is independent non-profit organization formed to sustain the development, promotion and adoption of Cloud Foundry as the global industry standard for open Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy and scale applications. Cloud Foundry is an Apache 2.0 licensed project available on Github: To learn more, visit: http://www.Cloud

About Huawei
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei's 170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

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Jil Backstrom
Cloud Foundry Foundation

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