I am excited to share the news that Civo has acquired Kubefirst, the renowned open-source GitOps powered platform for Kubernetes, as part of our commitment at Civo to simplify cloud computing complexities. This acquisition aims to drive synergies between Civo and Kubefirst, fostering enhanced product offerings and innovation in the cloud computing space.

Together, this partnership will allow us to continue expanding our capabilities and enhance the services offered to our community.

Civo Aquisition of Kubefirst

Why Kubefirst?

Since its inception in 2019, Kubefirst has become a celebrated name within the cloud native community. They have been best known for offering an instant production-grade Kubernetes Platform powered by GitOps, which aligns perfectly with our vision at Civo. You can learn more about using Kubefirst on Civo in this article here.

Kubefirst will continue to operate under its own entity, preserving its mission to maintain an open-source software version and its agnostic cloud provider integrations. This ensures that Kubefirst's foundational principles and community-driven focus remain intact.

John Dietz, CEO of Kubefirst, spoke about the new chapter by saying, "Joining forces with Civo opens up a wealth of opportunities for Kubefirst to accelerate our mission. This partnership marks the beginning of an exciting chapter, allowing us to leverage Civo's resources while continuing to serve our community and maintain our foundational principles. We remain dedicated to driving innovation and excellence in the Kubernetes ecosystem."

Looking forward to the future

Our mission at Civo has always been to advocate for a cloud environment that is fair, equitable, and open - staying true to the original promise of cloud computing. This project strategically aligns with our vision to make the cloud simple and is a step forward in supporting business growth without the constraints of escalating costs, vendor lock-in, and other challenges that restrict your control. Through this, we look forward to delivering more accessible, efficient, and scalable cloud solutions to our customers, reinforcing our vision for a simplified cloud experience.