A Platform for Creating, Scaling, and Managing Cloud Native Apps

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AppFog - Public Cloud Native Application Platform

Work on code, not management.

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.

Instead of spending time provisioning servers, setting up databases, configuring web servers or updating firewalls, AppFog users simply deploy their cloud-native applications to a blazingly fast, resilient, multi-region platform. AppFog supports the most popular runtimes and frameworks, automatic load balancing, easy-to-use scaling and more.

Application Runtimes

  • Go
  • Java
  • Node.js
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Ruby

Open & Portable

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.

Add-On Services

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.

12-Factor Apps, made easy

Adhere to next-generation application architectures such as 12-Factor Apps with AppFog - many key design principles are already taken care of for you.

Use Cases

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:

Focus on Your Apps, Not Your Hardware
Focus on Your Apps, Not Your Hardware

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.

Temporary Applications
Temporary 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.

Modern, Cloud-Native Applications
Modern, Cloud-Native Applications

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.

Web Applications
Web Applications

Each AppFog application 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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Resources charged hourly, monthly estimates (where given) are based on 720 hours per month.

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