Cloud Native Computing Foundation Welcomes SPD Bank as Gold Member

SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which builds sustainable ecosystems for cloud native software, today announced that Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPD Bank) has joined as a gold member.

SPD Bank, is a joint-stock commercial bank headquartered in Shanghai, China. With branches in Hong Kong, Singapore, and London, the bank has put a focus on accelerating its globalization and comprehensive business development.

As an active participant of the CNCF Financial Services User Group, SPD Bank is dedicated to working with the cloud native ecosystem to address the security, regulatory and compliance-related questions that financial institutions face when using cloud native platforms. Since 2017, it has introduced microservices and cloud native technologies, including Docker and Kubernetes, into its infrastructure. The bank's container management platform now runs over 3,000 containers and nearly 60 applications, including mission-critical applications for mobile banking and online payments.

"It is exciting to see the growing interest from the financial services industry within the cloud native ecosystem. With so many innovative minds working towards resolving security, regulatory and compliance-related questions, we are seeing significant innovations happening in this space," said Dan Kohn, executive director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. "We are pleased to welcome SPD Bank as a gold member and as the first bank in China to join CNCF's end user community. We look forward to leveraging SPD's support to grow our end user community in China."

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    --  CNCF Newsletter
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    --  CNCF Website
    --  Learn About CNCF Membership
    --  Learn About the CNCF End User Community

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Cloud native computing empowers organizations to build and run scalable applications with an open source software stack in public, private, and hybrid clouds. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) hosts critical components of the global technology infrastructure, including Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Envoy. CNCF brings together the industry's top developers, end users, and vendors, and runs the largest open source developer conferences in the world. Supported by more than 500 members, including the world's largest cloud computing and software companies, as well as over 200 innovative startups, CNCF is part of the nonprofit Linux Foundation. For more information, please visit

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