The Eirini and CF Containerization projects build on the Cloud Foundry Foundation's paced adoption of Kubernetes.
CTO Thomas Di Giacomo said the company plans to invest more into its operations including a focus on acquisitions.
The firm says Kubernetes is still a "three-star wizard to figure out," but abstraction could help ease deployment pains.
The organization plans to focus on Kubernetes, Istio, and Envoy this year, but is not about chasing a shiny ball.
That effort is supported by approximately 1,700 developers, with the carrier pushing around 30 Cloud Foundry updates per day.
The integration provides Cloud Foundry with access to the world's No. 3 cloud provider and China-based enterprises.
The Cloud Foundry platform runs on top of Kubernetes, which itself runs on IBM’s cloud architecture. It provides a level of abstraction for developers working with the container orchestrator.
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Confusion in the serverless market could push out broad adoption by two years.
The organization's move adds to the growing push for simplifying container deployments.
The company joined CNCF and the Open API Initiative.
Organization notes container adoption has been "harder than expected."
Alibaba and Tencent have integrated the open source technology into their clouds.
BOSCH and Walmart use SAP Cloud Platform, built on Cloud Foundry.
Dell Technologies owns Pivotal and Virtustream.