A Platform for Creating, Scaling, and Managing Cloud Native AppsPlay video
AppFog, CenturyLink's platform based on Cloud Foundry, enables developers to focus on writing great applications, without having to worry about managing the underlying infrastructure. The result is increased agility and productivity, more efficient use of resources, and low operational overhead.
Based on Cloud Foundry, AppFog is Cloud Foundry Core compatible which means that you can confidently migrate your applications from any other Cloud Foundry provider.
AppFog makes integrating services into your applications easy. Provision an Orchestrate database instance in seconds or use Cloud Foundry's User Provided Service capability to integrate with 3rd party services.
Adhere to next-generation application architectures such as 12-Factor Apps with AppFog - many key design principles are already taken care of for you.
AppFog is a developer-focused platform that facilitates agile software development and removes barriers that slow innovation. The service is ideal for many common enterprise workloads. Consider these four cases:
Enterprise data centers are bursting at the seams with key applications that were custom built for each business unit. Many of these applications sit on underutilized, dedicated hardware that wastes space and money. By moving these applications to AppFog, customers can take advantage of multi-tenancy while not sacrificing the uptime or reliability of these critical applications.
As the speed of business continues to increase, the pressure is on IT to deliver software even faster. Traditional means of deploying software to dedicated servers makes it difficult to rapidly prototype solutions or quickly publish temporary or seasonal applications. Applications can be deployed to AppFog in seconds and inherently have the enterprise-grade support needed for reliable, global applications that may be online for days, months or years.
In addition to migrating existing business applications, enterprises are increasingly looking to cloud services for hosting new, modern cloud native applications. AppFog is a cloud service that encourages rapid agile delivery of cloud native applications. Specifically, AppFog gives developers their choice of programming languages to build and deploy applications on the most popular runtimes.
Each AppFog applications receives a unique URL, which can be mapped to a custom domain, enabling AppFog to host numerous public-facing web properties. Thanks to its support for the most popular web application runtimes, AppFog can host a diverse range of public websites while providing the deep performance that enterprise customers demand.
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