“We need to iterate our way to great products, to get solutions into customers’ hands quickly, see what they like, make changes, and keep improving—the fail-fast concept. With Azure and Pivotal Cloud Foundry, we can do that.”
Thomas Fredell, Chief Product Officer, Merrill Corporation
Improve dev productivity and ops efficiency
Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) is a unified, proven cloud platform for companies seeking a software-led, digital transformation. With PCF on Azure, your developers spend more time coding, while your operations team spends less time patching.
Ramp up your cloud strategy with Pivotal Labs
Pivotal Labs provides tested, sustainable methodologies for building new applications, and our AppTx practice helps you modernize your existing apps. Get workloads running on Azure in weeks!
Accelerate your path to Azure
Moving to public cloud is easier said than done, particularly for the existing applications that run your business. Are your apps able to take advantage of cloud elasticity? Are you modernizing them in a way that improves feature velocity?
It’s a challenge for the operations side too. Do you want to invest the time and resources to integrate and maintain dozens of Azure services, each with their own interface and configuration standards? Most enterprises want their best engineers building great software—not stitching components together.
Instead of a long roadmap to Azure where your business may not realize any strategic benefit for years, work with Pivotal. We’ll help you achieve better outcomes on Azure in weeks.
Go faster with PCF on Azure.
PCF is a cloud-native platform that simplifies operations and improves developer productivity. The Azure Service Broker for PCF makes it easy to natively consume Microsoft’s most popular Azure data services.
Modernize legacy apps.
Our unique approach to Application Transformation (AppTx) accelerates your adoption of Azure. Quickly rebuild your Java and .NET apps to cloud-native patterns to take advantage of Azure's elastic infrastructure. Break down those monoliths, and move to microservices!
Build new cloud-native apps faster.
Make modern software development a core competency of your company. Engage with Pivotal Labs! Our world-class team of developers, product managers, and designers will teach you to build and deploy software differently—and more sustainably—than you have before.
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“With our old way of doing things, this would take a couple weeks, at least. Now [with PCF on Azure], they scope their product and Day 1 they can start coding.”
Stéphane El Mabrouk, Head of Operations, Thales Digital Factory
Reduce your Azure costs
Optimize your use of Azure infrastructure.
Stop overdeploying and save money. Upgrade from an inefficient, VM-centric model to PCF, a single, high-density platform.
Boost efficiency with standardized Day 2 operations.
Automate scaling, logging, availability, and updates for all your apps with a single control plane and integration with Azure’s Operations Management Suite.
PCF on Azure free trial
Visit the Azure Marketplace for a 90-day free evaluation of PCF on Azure. Use it to independently evaluate the platform and its capabilities, or contact us to pursue a proof of concept.
Run more securely on Azure
Use a single, multi-tenant platform with a single configuration surface.
PCF is an integrated, purpose-built platform. That means fewer attack surfaces, and fewer chances for misconfiguration. And all platform activity is tracked in a single audit trail.
Improve your security posture portfolio-wide with PCF on Azure.
PCF is a highly automated platform that continuously rotates credentials. And it allows for rapid patching of CVEs with zero downtime.
Reduce instance sprawl and credential sharing.
The Azure Service Broker for PCF ensures that your developers provision, access, and share services in an automated way. That’s the best way to keep credentials and other secrets secure.
“Security, consistent operations, and automation features are the platform features respondents are most likely to need from a hybrid cloud platform.”
Forrester Consulting, Hybrid Cloud Demands Consistency
Simplify your move to multi-cloud with PCF on Azure
Many companies are embracing multi-cloud strategies for flexibility and resiliency. The question is: How do you minimize your risk and operational burden? That's why companies choose PCF. PCF runs the same on all clouds—public and private—using a common set of interfaces that don’t require infrastructure-specific training.
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Use Azure’s data services with apps on PCF
Seamlessly consume Azure‑managed services.
Developers can bring Azure services to their apps on PCF with the Azure Service Broker for PCF. The broker exposes many popular Azure services, with more being added based on demand.
Azure Service Broker for PCF currently supports these Azure services:
Azure Redis Cache
Azure Service Bus
Azure Event Hubs
Azure SQL Database
Azure SQL Database Failover Group
Azure Database for MySQL
Azure Database for PostgreSQL