SOURCE: Galvanize

Galvanize

December 14, 2015 18:03 ET

Galvanize and Pivotal Team Up to Provide Students Access to Pivotal Cloud Foundry

Collaboration Delivers Comprehensive Cloud Native Platform to the Next Generation of Software Developers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 14, 2015) - Galvanize, an education company focused on data science, web development and entrepreneurship, and Pivotal®, the company accelerating digital transformation for enterprises, today announced a collaborating to provide hundreds of Galvanize students with access to the industry's fastest growing Cloud Native platform -- Cloud Foundry. Galvanize will be integrating Pivotal Cloud Foundry® and Cloud Native development modules into Galvanize Full Stack, its 23-week web development course, available across seven campuses with over 500 students.

"We've always been focused on ensuring our students are immersed in new yet fundamental technologies such as Pivotal Cloud Foundry," said Jim Deters, Galvanize CEO. "This will allow our students to benefit from our deep industry relationships by gaining insight into the work developers are doing every day."

As part of the collaboration, Pivotal will provide students with access to Pivotal Cloud Foundry, the next-generation Cloud Native platform engineered for continuous innovation; allowing the world's largest enterprises to move at start-up speeds. With Pivotal Cloud Foundry, students will learn how to deploy and scale Cloud Native applications without the operational burden of maintaining the underlying cloud infrastructure.

"Our enterprise customers are looking for a new breed of developers capable of developing software using cutting edge methodologies on a next-generation Cloud Native platform," said Nick Cayou, vice president, Global Alliances at Pivotal. "This collaboration with Galvanize provides Pivotal customers with developers steeped in knowledge of and experience with Pivotal's unique approach to developing modern software, allowing enterprises to develop software like Silicon Valley's finest."

"Galvanize doesn't just educate their students in technology but takes the extra step by instilling in them the best practices and methodologies being used in web development today," said Cameron Stewart, Pivotal field engineer and Galvanize graduate. "Galvanize students eat, sleep and breathe all things 12 factor and agile. In this era of modern, Cloud Native applications, this new breed of development skills has increasingly become what sets developers apart. There is a growing demand for fluency in Cloud Native development."

Galvanize Full Stack courses in Denver, Boulder, Seattle, San Francisco, and Austin have already begun to use Pivotal Cloud Foundry as part of the curriculum. Anyone interested in learning web development at Galvanize can learn more at http://galvanize.com/learntocode.

About Galvanize
Galvanize is an education company that blends the lines between learning and working. We believe in creating easy access for anyone who has the drive and determination to jump into the tech world, especially in entrepreneurship, engineering, and data science. Our campuses are home to students, startups, investors, mentors, and other people who are engaged and excited to level up their skills. To learn more about Galvanize, visit http://galvanize.com.

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