Pivotal Announces Reseller Agreement with Cisco to Deliver Pivotal Cloud Foundry in Conjunction with Cisco Metapod
Pivotal®, the company accelerating digital transformation for enterprises, today announced that it has executed a solutions partner and global reseller agreement with Cisco to deliver Pivotal Cloud Foundry® to market in conjunction with Cisco’s Metapod® offering. Through this collaboration, Pivotal and Cisco will deliver a turnkey enterprise cloud platform that enables customers to innovate faster, and respond to market opportunities with start-up speed and enterprise reliability.
Cisco Metapod is a production-ready, OpenStack®-based, on-premises solution that is engineered, deployed, and remotely operated 24x7x365. Pivotal Cloud Foundry delivers platform capabilities that enhance developer productivity, enable operational excellence and provide enterprise grade security, scalability, high availability and operational control, so customers can accelerate their time to market for software solutions.
“Digital transformation is driving the need for development teams to move faster than ever before,” said Peder Ulander, vice president, Cloud and Managed Services Organization at Cisco. “With the integration of Cisco Metapod and Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Cisco is pulling together the leading managed private cloud solution with the leading Cloud Native developer experience to help customers quickly and easily modernize their IT along their digital transformation journey.”
“As enterprises modernize for the cloud era, they can rest assured that Cisco Metapod provides a custom, managed solution that addresses the complex and unique constraints specific to their requirements,” said James Watters, senior vice president, Products at Pivotal. “And with Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Metapod customers gain a comprehensive, modern, enterprise-grade Cloud Native platform that delivers the flexibility, speed and scale needed to quickly build and deploy next generation applications that rival that of Silicon Valley’s most renowned start-ups.”
The Cisco Solution Partner Program, part of the Cisco Partner Ecosystem, brings together Cisco and third-party independent hardware, software and technology vendors to deliver integrated solutions to customers. As a valued Solution Partner, Pivotal has achieved Cisco compatibility certification and can provide its customers with 24-hour, 7-days-a-week customer support. For more information on the Cisco and Pivotal partnership go to: http://pivotal.io/cisco.
Pivotal’s Cloud Native platform Pivotal Cloud Foundry 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.