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Pivotal Bolsters its Cloud Native Platform Team with Acquisition of CloudCredo

Addition of Highly Sought-After Cloud Foundry Experts and Intellectual Property to Better Enable Enterprise Adoption of Pivotal Cloud Foundry

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Pivotal® has acquired CloudCredo, a privately-held, fast-growing Cloud Foundry development and services provider based in London, United Kingdom. As part of the deal, Pivotal has also acquired CloudCredo subsidiary stayUp that specializes in the Cloud Foundry log analysis space.

CloudCredo has been working with Cloud Foundry and Pivotal since 2012 and has unrivaled experience delivering SLA-driven production services using Cloud Foundry.

This acquisition enhances Pivotal’s leadership in the Cloud Foundry ecosystem, helping many of the world’s largest enterprises use Pivotal Cloud Foundry® to create modern applications and user experiences.




SAN FRANCISCO, December 21, 2015 – Pivotal, the company accelerating digital transformation for enterprises, today announced that it has acquired London-based CloudCredo, a privately-held, fast-growing Cloud Foundry deployment and services provider, along with CloudCredo subsidiary, stayUp, a log analysis technology company for Cloud Foundry. With CloudCredo having a highly sought-after team of Cloud Foundry experts, its addition to Pivotal will better enable enterprise adoption of Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

“CloudCredo enhances Pivotal’s powerful next-generation portfolio of products and services by bringing extensive knowledge of deploying, running and customizing Cloud Foundry for some of the world’s largest and most admired brands,” said Rob Mee, CEO of Pivotal. “With this expertise, we can better help our customers transform their enterprises by embracing and leveraging Pivotal’s Cloud Native platform more quickly.“

“When we started CloudCredo, we were profoundly influenced by The Pivotal Way. It shaped our approach to modern software development, our culture promoting openness and doing things the right way, and passion for delivering differentiated value to our customers,” says Colin Humphreys, CloudCredo Co-Founder and CEO.“ Joining Pivotal allows us to operate at a global scale, overnight, and help the world's largest and most admired brands use software to transform their businesses and make an impact on the world.”

With the acquisition, CloudCredo will continue to operate in London and service its existing customers, with the mission to continue driving Pivotal Cloud Foundry growth across the world. With CloudCredo’s expertise, Pivotal will continue to better help its enterprise customers embrace and leverage the Pivotal Cloud Foundry Cloud Native platform more quickly and transform the way they build software.

“The pool of truly elite Cloud Foundry systems talent, in other words BOSH, in Europe is limited. So is the pool of services companies with a proven track record of moving the dial on training and management in cloud native development,” said James Governor, analyst and founder of RedMonk. “Pivotal gets both by acquiring CloudCredo.”

About CloudCredo

Founded in 2013, CloudCredo has been working with Cloud Foundry from day one and has unrivaled experience delivering SLA-driven services using Cloud Foundry. The company consists of a team with extensive knowledge running and customizing Cloud Foundry.

About Pivotal

Pivotal’s Cloud Native platform drives software innovation for many of the world’s most admired brands. With millions of developers in communities around the world, Pivotal technology touches billions of users every day. After shaping the software development culture of Silicon Valley's most valuable companies for over a decade, today Pivotal leads a global technology movement transforming how the world builds software.

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Kelly Indrieri
Media Relations
kindrieri@pivotal.io

Rita Manachi
Analyst Relations
rmanachi@pivotal.io



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