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Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces Kingsoft Cloud as Gold Member

Leading Chinese cloud computing service provider increases support for cloud native technologies to drive innovation in emerging industries

SAN FRANCISCO – March 20, 2019 – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains open source technologies like Kubernetes® and Prometheus™, today announced that Kingsoft Cloud has joined the Foundation as a Gold member.

Kingsoft Cloud, a unit of Kingsoft Group, is a leading global cloud computing service provider. According to recent research from IDC, Kingsoft is among the top three cloud computing companies in China. The company offers a broad portfolio covering cloud server, physical cloud host, relational database, object storage, load balancing, VPN, CDN, cloud security, cloud DNS, and more, as well as cloud-based solutions for the government and enterprises in vertical industries.

“By joining CNCF, we look forward to contributing to a more holistic integration of open source technologies across real-world business scenarios,” said Liu Tao, General Manager, Cloud Computing Product Center and Partner at Kingsoft Cloud. “Becoming a Gold member will not only increase our power to innovate with cutting-edge technologies, but the practical experience Kingsoft Cloud brings can help the CNCF community deploy its projects across commercial application scenarios.”

Kingsoft Cloud is actively exploring integration with artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, big data, edge computing, and other relevant cutting-edge technologies to provide high-quality cloud services for customers in various industries including government, healthcare, banking & securities, insurance, manufacturing and media & services, among others.

“The cloud computing industry in China is evolving rapidly and companies like Kingsoft Cloud are catalysts for cloud and open source innovation,” said Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. “Kingsoft Cloud brings important experience in both cloud and AI to the CNCF community, and we look forward to working together to continue to enhance the developer experience.”

About Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Cloud native computing uses an open source software stack to deploy applications as microservices, packaging each part into its own container, and dynamically orchestrating those containers to optimize resource utilization. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) hosts critical components of cloud native software stacks, including Kubernetes and Prometheus. CNCF serves as the neutral home for collaboration and brings together the industry’s top developers, end users and vendors – including the world’s largest public cloud and enterprise software companies as well as dozens of innovative startups. CNCF is part of The Linux Foundation, a nonprofit organization. For more information about CNCF, please visit www.cncf.io.

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云原生计算基金会(CNCF)宣布金山云成为黄金级会员

领先的中国云计算服务提供商助力云原生技术发展,推动新兴产业创新

旧金山 – 2019 年 3 月 20 日支持 Kubernetes® 和 Prometheus™ 等开源技术的云原生计算基金会® (CNCF®) 今日宣布金山云加入基金会,成为黄金会员。

金山云是金山集团旗下的云计算企业,是一家全球领先的云计算服务提供商。IDC 最新调研数据显示,金山云已跻身中国云计算公司三甲之列。该公司提供广泛的产品组合,涵盖云服务器、物理云主机、关系数据库、对象存储、负载平衡、VPN、CDN、云安全、云 DNS 等,以及面向政府和垂直行业企业的云解决方案。

金山云合伙人兼云计算产品中心总经理Liu Tao表示:“我们期望通过加入 CNCF 推动开源技术在真实业务场景中的全面整合。成为黄金会员不仅可以提高我们利用尖端技术进行创新的能力,而且金山云带来的丰富实战经验也可以帮助 CNCF 社区在商业应用场景中进行项目部署。”

金山云正在积极探索与人工智能 (AI)、区块链、大数据、边缘计算和其他相关尖端技术的整合,以便为政府、医疗保健、金融证券、保险、制造及媒体与服务等各个行业的客户提供高质量的云服务。

云原生计算基金会执行总监 Dan Kohn 表示:“中国的云计算行业正在快速发展,像金山云这样的公司是云和开源创新的催化剂。金山云为 CNCF 社区带来了宝贵的云和 AI 经验,我们期待携手合作,共同提升开发人员体验。”

关于云原生计算基金会

云原生计算使用开源软件堆栈将应用部署为微服务,将每个部分打包到各自的容器中,并动态编排这些容器以优化资源利用率。云原生计算基金会 (CNCF) 托管着云原生软件堆栈的关键组件,包括 Kubernetes 和 Prometheus。CNCF 提供了一个中立的合作平台,汇聚了业内顶尖开发人员、最终用户和厂商,包括全球最大的公有云和企业软件公司以及数十家创新型初创公司。CNCF 隶属于非营利性组织 Linux Foundation。如欲了解更多有关 CNCF 的信息,请访问 www.cncf.io。

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