Founded in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR), IBM was renamed "International Business Machines" in 1924. 107 years later, IBM is one of 30 companies included in today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average and is one of the world's largest employers, with more than 380,000 employees.
A few months ago at Cloudflare’s Internet Summit, we hosted a discussion on A Cloud Without Handcuffs with Joe Beda, one of the creators of Kubernetes, and Brandon Phillips, the co-founder of CoreOS.
When Cloudflare started, our company needed two things: an initial group of users, and the finances to fund our development.
Brandon Philips, Co-Founder & CTO, CoreOS, and Joe Beda, CTO, Heptio, & Co-Founder, Kubernetes
During the Up 2011 Cloud Computing Conference in Mountain View, CA, Matthew Prince (CloudFlare CEO) was on hand to give a presentation about CloudFlare and discuss our growth as a nominee for the Fastest Growing Cloud Computing Company award.