Mendix Customers Solomon Group and Georgetown University to Showcase the Value of Low-Code Platforms in Cloud Foundry Summit Keynote

BOSTON – June 7, 2017Mendix, the fastest and easiest platform for creating and continuously improving mobile and web applications, announced its customers Solomon Group and Georgetown University will participate in a keynote panel at the upcoming Cloud Foundry Summit. The panel, “Cloud Foundry and Low-Code: The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts,” will highlight how these organizations have changed the way they deliver applications, accelerating time to business value.

Who: Panelists include:

  • Beth Ann Bergsmark, Assistant Vice President for Academic Systems and Chief Enterprise Architect, Georgetown University
  • Jonathan Foucheaux, Partner and Co-Founder, Solomon Group
  • Johan den Haan, CTO, Mendix

What: Solomon Group and Georgetown University will share how the Mendix platform enables them to innovate by taking applications from ideas to production faster and easier than traditional development approaches. Attendees will gain insight into how low-code development platforms empower a continuum of users, from professional to citizen developers, as well as how to accelerate each stage of the application lifecycle to enable continuous innovation at scale.

Where: Cloud Foundry Summit, Santa Clara Convention Center (SCCC) Hall CD

When: Thursday, June 15th, 9:50-10:30 a.m. PDT

Why: Although cloud platforms like Cloud Foundry have greatly simplified application deployment and management, developing cloud-native apps is still challenging and time-consuming. With business demand for app development growing five times faster than IT capacity to deliver, enterprise IT teams must embrace new approaches to increase their application development velocity.

Mendix: The Only Low-Code Development Platform that Runs on Cloud Foundry

An active member of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, Mendix has adopted Cloud Foundry as a core technology within its runtime engine. Mendix is the only low-code development platform that offers customers out-of-the-box application resilience and scalability through its Cloud Foundry-based public cloud service, Mendix Cloud. In addition, Mendix provides unrivaled flexibility to deploy applications to any Cloud Foundry environment (e.g. IBM Bluemix, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and SAP Cloud Platform), virtual private clouds, Docker containers, or VMs.

As Forrester Research notes in its evaluation of Low-Code Development Platforms, “Mendix is notable as the only vendor in this set to base its product on the Cloud Foundry platform, giving it intriguing opportunities to partner with large distributors of that technology to drive enterprise adoption.”

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In a digital-first world, customers want their every need anticipated, employees want better tools to do their jobs, and enterprises know that sweeping digital transformation is the key to survival and success. Mendix, the low-code engine of the Siemens Xcelerator platform, is quickly becoming the application development platform of choice to drive the enterprise digital landscape. Mendix’s industry-leading low-code platform, dedicated partner network, and extensive marketplace support advanced technology solutions that boost engagement, streamline operations, and relieve IT logjams. Built on the pillars of abstraction, automation, cloud, and collaboration, Mendix dramatically increases developer productivity and engages business technologists to create apps guided by their particular domain expertise. Mendix empowers enterprises to build apps faster than ever; catalyzes meaningful collaboration between IT and business experts; and maintains IT control of the entire application landscape. Consistently recognized as a leader and visionary by leading industry analysts, the platform is cloud-native, open, extensible, agile, and proven. From artificial intelligence and augmented reality to intelligent automation and native mobile, Mendix and Siemens Xcelerator are the backbone of digital-first enterprises. The Mendix low-code platform is used by more than 4,000 enterprises in 46 countries and has an active community of more than 300,000 developers who have created over 250,000 applications.