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CloudBees Joins Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux Project to Help Car Manufacturers Drive Shorter Development Cycles, Accelerate Software Quality

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the enterprise DevOps leader powering the continuous economy, today
announced it has joined Automotive
Grade Linux
(AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort changing
the way automotive manufacturers build software. AGL is an open source
project at the Linux
, a nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation
through open source technology.

With more smart cars and other devices being developed, automotive and
hardware manufacturers are competing more diligently at the software
level. CloudBees helps these organizations create more time for
experimentation and innovation by accelerating build times and
shortening functional, performance and security testing cycles. For
example, just 25 CloudBees customers using its build and test
acceleration platform, CloudBees
, saved more than three million developer hours from
459,331 build jobs worldwide in March alone – totaling more than
20 million developer hours saved in the last 10 months. Those 20 million
hours represent 500,000 40-hour weeks that developers in these
organizations were able to devote to new innovation.

“It’s an exciting time to be part of the Automotive Grade Linux
community as the ecosystem continues to strengthen and grow,” said Dan
Cauchy, executive director of Automotive Grade Linux at the Linux
Foundation. “We are excited to welcome CloudBees as a new member, and we
look forward to leveraging their expertise in continuous delivery and
application release automation.”

Today, more than 130 AGL members are working together to develop a
common open source platform that can serve as the de facto industry
standard for infotainment, telematics and instrument cluster
applications. Adopting an open platform across the industry enables
automakers and suppliers to share and reuse the same code base, which
reduces development costs, decreases time-to-market for new products and
reduces fragmentation across the industry.

“For car technology organizations, getting new software off the assembly
line and onto the road faster matters, but a more rapid innovation cycle
is not possible with lengthy builds and testing cycles,” said Anders
Wallgren, vice president of technology strategy, CloudBees. “CloudBees
is an engine to help these development and engineering teams create
safer car technology, faster, by accelerating builds and optimizing
tests, thus creating more time to iterate and experiment.”

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CloudBees is powering the continuous economy by offering the world’s
first end-to-end continuous software delivery management system (SDM).
For millions of developers and product teams driving innovation for
businesses large or small, SDM builds on continuous integration (CI) and
continuous delivery (CD) to enable all functions and teams within and
around the software delivery organization to best work together to
amplify value creation.

CloudBees is the CI, CD and application release orchestration (ARO)
powerhouse, built on the commercial success of its products as well as
its open source leadership. CloudBees is the largest contributor to
Jenkins and a founding member of the Continuous Delivery Foundation
(CDF). From startups with full-stack developers practicing NoOps to
large Fortune 100 companies, CloudBees enables all software-driven
organizations to intelligently deploy the right capabilities at the
right time.

Over 3,500 of the world’s best-known brands and over 50% of the Fortune
500, invest in CloudBees because of its ability to work across any
cloud, in any development environment and to balance corporate
governance and control with developer flexibility and freedom. CloudBees
is home to the world’s leading DevOps experts, helping thousands of
companies harness the power of “continuous everything” and putting them
on the fastest path from great idea, to great software, to great
business value.

Backed by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Verizon
Ventures, Delta-v Capital, Golub Capital and Unusual Ventures, CloudBees
was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team
of continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps professionals.
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