Building Sustainable Ecosystems for Cloud Native Software

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) hosts critical components of the global technology infrastructure. CNCF brings together the world’s top developers, end users, and vendors and runs the largest open source developer conferences. CNCF is part of the nonprofit Linux Foundation.

CNCF serves as the vendor-neutral home for many of the fastest-growing open source projects, including Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Envoy.

What is CNCF?

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation builds sustainable ecosystems and fosters communities to support the growth and health of cloud native open source software.

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News and Customer Testimonials

Container Journal: "Open Service Brokers in the Cloud Services Ecosystem"

The Open Service Broker API specification is the product of a collaboration by Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Pivotal, Red Hat and SAP. READ MORE

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HelpNetSecurity: "Kubernetes security matures: Inside the project’s first audit"

Auditing 1.5 million lines of code is a heroic undertaking. With resources provided by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the Kubernetes Project leadership created the Security Audit Working Group...

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Security Boulevard: "CNCF-led open source Kubernetes security audit reveals 37 flaws in Kubernetes cluster; recommendations proposed"

Last year, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) initiated a process of conducting third-party security audits for its own projects. The aim of these security audits was to improve the...

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Membership

The CNCF collaborates with more than 450 members, including all of the world’s largest cloud computing and software companies, as well as over 200 innovative startups. Join your peers in helping build and shape the cloud native ecosystem.

“Having certifications and foundation membership helps our customers know that we have passed many filters established by a rock-solid community of cloud native companies, developers, and enthusiasts. That helps our business. And as an open source consumer, we have a responsibility to support CNCF. “ 

Mark Brandon, CEO and Co-Founder of Qbox.

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End User Community

CNCF’s End User Community includes over 100 top companies and startups that depend on cloud native technologies and are committed to collaborative infrastructure development. The End User Community is an active participant in key technology decisions by CNCF-hosted projects. Jeff Brewer of Intuit is the End User representative to the CNCF Technical Oversight Committee.

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Events and Webinars

Upcoming Events

Events

Open Networking Summit North America 2019

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 7:00 am

Location: San Jose McEnery Convention Center San Jose, CA

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Training & Certification

We offer a free Kubernetes Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) through our partnership with edX and self-paced and instructor-led Kubernetes training. We also provide the official Certified Kubernetes Administrator and Certified Kubernetes Application Developer certification to demonstrate a high level of expertise.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2019 Community

Don’t miss your chance to engage with the growing community at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America, being held November 18-21, 2019 in San Diego!

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 Highlights

“CNCF events are without exception the smoothest (from the attendee side), highest value, and most welcoming I have attended in over thirty years of doing this.” - Roger Klorese, SUSE

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