See who is using Gardener

Gardener adopters in production environments that have publicly shared details of their usage.


SAPSAP uses Gardener to deploy and manage Kubernetes clusters at scale in a uniform way across infrastructures (AWS, Azure, GCP, Alicloud, as well as generic interfaces to OpenStack and vSphere). Workloads include Databases (SAP HANA Cloud), Big Data (SAP Data Intelligence), Kyma, many other cloud native applications, and diverse business workloads.
OVHcloudGardener can now be run by customers on the Public Cloud Platform of the leading European Cloud Provider OVHcloud.
ScaleUp TechnologiesScaleUp Technologies runs Gardener within their public Openstack Clouds (Hamburg, Berlin, Düsseldorf). Their clients run all kinds of workloads on top of Gardener maintained Kubernetes clusters ranging from databases to Software-as-a-Service applications.
Finanz Informatik Technologie Services GmbHFinanz Informatik Technologie Services GmbH uses Gardener to offer k8s as a service for customers in the financial industry in Germany. It is built on top of a “metal as a service” infrastructure implemented from scratch for k8s workloads in mind. The result is k8s on top of bare metal in minutes.
PingCAPPingCAP TiDB, is a cloud-native distributed SQL database with MySQL compatibility, and one of the most popular open-source database projects - with 23.5K+ stars and 400+ contributors. Its sister project TiKV is a Cloud Native Interactive Landscape project. PingCAP envisioned their managed TiDB service, known as TiDB Cloud, to be multi-tenant, secure, cost-efficient, and to be compatible with different cloud providers and they chose Gardener.
BeezlabsBeezlabs uses Gardener to deliver Intelligent Process Automation platform, on multiple cloud providers and reduce costs and lock-in risks.
b’nerdb’nerd uses Gardener as the core technology for its own managed Kubernetes as a Service solution and operates multiple Gardener installations for several cloud hosting service providers.
STACKITSTACKIT is a digital brand of Europe’s biggest retailer, the Schwarz Group, which includes Lidl, Kaufland, but also production and recycling companies. It uses Gardener to offer public and private Kubernetes as a service in own data centers in Europe and targets to become the cloud provider for German and European small and mid-sized companies.
T-SystemsSupporting and managing multiple application landscapes on-premises and across different hyperscaler infrastructures can be painful. At T-Systems we use Gardener both for internal usage and to manage clusters for our customers. We love the openness of the project, the flexibility and the architecture that allows us to manage clusters around the world with only one team from one single pane of glass and to meet industry specific certification standards. The sovereignty by design is another great value, the technology implicitly brings along.
23 TechnologiesThe German-based company 23 Technologies uses Gardener to offer an enterprise-class Kubernetes engine for industrial use cases as well as cloud service providers and offers managed and professional services for it. 23T is also the team behind, a public service that can be used by anyone to try out Gardener.
B1 Systems GmbHB1 Systems GmbH is a international provider of Linux & Open Source consulting, training, managed service & support. We are founded in 2004 and based in Germany. Our team of 140 Linux experts offers tailor-made solutions based on cloud & container technologies, virtualization & high availability as well as monitoring, system & configuration management. B1 is using Gardener internally and also set up solutions/environments for customers.
finleap connect GmbHfinleap connect GmbH is the leading independent Open Banking platform provider in Europe. It enables companies across a multitude of industries to provide the next generation of financial services by understanding how customers transact and interact. With its “full-stack” platform of solutions, finleap connect makes it possible for its clients to compliantly access the financial transactions data of customers, enrich said data with analytics tools, provide digital banking services and deliver high-quality, digital financial services products and services to customers. Gardener uniquly enables us to deploy our platform in Europe and across the globe in a uniform way on the providers preferred by our customers.
CodesphereCodesphere is a Cloud IDE with integrated and automated deployment of web apps. It uses Gardener internally to manage clusters that host customer deployments and internal systems all over the world.
plusserverplusserver combines its own cloud offerings with hyperscaler platforms to provide individually tailored multi-cloud solutions. The plusserver Kubernetes Engine (PSKE) based on Gardener reduces the complexity in managing multi-cloud environments and enables companies to orchestrate their containers and cloud-native applications across a variety of platforms such as plusserver’s pluscloud open or hyperscalers such as AWS, either by mouseclick or via an API. With PSKE, companies remain vendor-independent and profit from guaranteed data sovereignty and data security due to GDPR-compliant cloud platforms in the certified plusserver data centers in Germany.
Fuga CloudFuga Cloud uses Gardener as the basis for its Enterprise Managed Kubernetes (EMK), a platform that simplifies the management of your k8s and provides insight into usage and performance. The other Fuga Cloud services can be added with a mouse click, and the choice of another cloud provider is a negotiable option. Fuga Cloud stands for Digital Sovereignty, Data Portability and GDPR compatibility.
Metalstack uses Gardener and is based on the open-source software, which is developed for regulated financial institutions. The focus here is on the highest possible security and compliance conformity. This makes perfect for running enterprise-grade container applications and provides your workloads with the highest possible performance.
CleuraCleura uses Gardener to power its Container Orchestration Engine for Cleura Public Cloud and Cleura Compliant Cloud. Cleura Container Orchestration Engine simplifies the creation and management of Kubernetes clusters through their user-friendly Cleura Cloud Management Panel or API, allowing users to focus on deploying applications instead of maintaining the underlying infrastructure.
PITS Globale DatenrettungsdienstePITS Globale Datenrettungsdienste is a data recovery company located in Germany specializing in recovering lost or damaged files from hard drives, solid-state drives, flash drives, and other storage media. Gardener is used to handle highly-loaded internal infrastructure and provide reliable, fully-managed K8 cluster solutions.

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