News & Commentary
Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in January 2011
Electric Cloud Automates Private Environment For Developers
News  |  1/31/2011  | 
ElectricCommander 3.8 converts private clouds into automated development environments.
Verizon To Buy Terremark For $1.4 Billion
News  |  1/28/2011  | 
With the acquisition of the supplier of secure and government-oriented cloud services, Verizon is repositioning itself as a broad technology supplier.
IBM To Build Massive China Cloud Data Centers
News  |  1/26/2011  | 
The 6.2-million-square-foot campus near Beijing will include offices, call centers, restaurants, and living spaces, as well as at least seven enormous data centers.
Amazon Cloud Gets Bulk Email Service
News  |  1/25/2011  | 
Simple Email Service offers AWS customers a low-cost, hosted option to on-premises or third-party email systems.
No One Owns 'The Cloud'
Commentary  |  1/24/2011  | 
Companies should think twice about pursuing trademarks around the term 'cloud computing,' as market saturation is making product differentiation increasingly difficult.
Global CIO: FedEx CIO Explains The Real Power Of Cloud
Commentary  |  1/21/2011  | 
Tempted to dismiss the ‘private cloud’ as the latest IT blather? Rob Carter has a new data center in Colorado that begs to differ.
With Cloud, What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
Commentary  |  1/20/2011  | 
Inevitably, cloud announcements, like Amazon's introduction of Elastic Beanstalk, sound good, but there are limits.
Rackspace Floats Cloud Platform Over U.K.
News  |  1/20/2011  | 
More than 500 customers are already using the open source hosted environment in the United Kingdom.
Bitrix Brings Collaboration Into Cloud
News  |  1/18/2011  | 
Virtual Appliance 2.0 lets SMBs add social networking to the platforms that host email and customer relationship management.
Our Redesigned Digital Magazine: What Do You Think?
Commentary  |  1/18/2011  | 
It's a PDF designed for easy use on any computer, from laptop to tablet.
Microsoft Needs A Wider Cloud Strategy
Commentary  |  1/11/2011  | 
Bob Muglia, the departing president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business, crafted a limited cloud approach based on the hand he was dealt. Here's what his successor should do.


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