The Linux Foundation today announced the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).
This new organization aims to advance the state-of-the-art for building cloud native applications and services, allowing developers to take full advantage of existing and to-be-developed open source technologies.
Cloud native refers to applications or services that are container-packaged, dynamically scheduled and micro services-oriented.
Founding organizations include AT&T, Box, Cisco, Cloud Foundry Foundation, CoreOS, Cycle Computing, Docker, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Google, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Joyent, Kismatic, Mesosphere, Red Hat, Switch SUPERNAP, Twitter, Univa, VMware and Weaveworks.
Other organizations are encouraged to participate as founding members in the coming weeks, as the organization establishes its governance model.
To find out more about CNCF, read their press release here: New Cloud Native Computing Foundation to Drive Alignment Among Container TechnologiesNew Cloud Native Computing Foundation to Drive Alignment Among Container Technologies