A Platform for Creating, Scaling, and Managing Cloud Native Apps
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.
Adhere to next-generation application architectures with AppFog - many key 12-factor application design principles are already taken care of for you.
AppFog supports the most popular application runtimes including Java, Node.js, PHP, Python and more.
AppFog makes integrating data services into your applications easy. Our platform data services include MySQL, Orchestrate, MongoDB, Redis and more.
Take advantage of our Add-on Engine marketplace of partner services for your applications that include load balancing, messaging, data services and more.
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 use 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.
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.
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.
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.
Enterprise-grade cloud servers ready for legacy and greenfield business apps.
Lightning-quick servers in the public cloud with 100% flash storage. Breakthrough performance for data and web scale architectures.
Rapidly deploy environments with blueprints. Advanced cloud orchestration tools accelerate productivity for IT, ISVs and SIs
Connect networks within a particular data center through the use of configurable firewall policies, and create firewall policies that connect different data centers.
Manage and gain insight on a collection of servers, organized to your preferences, manageable in bulk.