News & Commentary
Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in October 2011
When SaaS Apps Don't Connect: One Answer
News  |  10/24/2011  | 
MuleSoft puts its enterprise service bus in the cloud with SaaS connectors, other supporting services.
Enterprise Trading in The Cloud, Finally
News  |  10/21/2011  | 
Institutions can deploy enterprise-class, cloud-based trading solutions that bridge the gap between the convenience of application service provider platforms and the performance of in-house trading systems.
Zend Launches PHP Development Cloud
News  |  10/19/2011  | 
Popular Web development community gets free sandbox on Amazon that enables multi-cloud application deployments.
Dell World: Maritz Shares Automation Vision
News  |  10/13/2011  | 
"Oracle clearly wants you to enter the Oracle universe and never leave," VMware chief tells Dell World audience, as he pushes vision of automated cloud computing.
Apple, Hollywood Close To Streaming Movie Deal?
News  |  10/13/2011  | 
Reportedly negotiating with movie industry representatives to let consumers buy movies from iTunes and access them via streaming from any Apple device.
A Platinum Idea from the Open Data Center Alliance
News  |  10/13/2011  | 
In the absence of widely adopted standard definitions for security requirements, cloud subscribers must do a lot of homework to compare one provider's offerings to another's and to determine exactly what they are getting in terms of security.
Web 2.0 Expo: Is This A Cloud Bubble?
News  |  10/13/2011  | 
Robert Scoble leads a debate about whether today's cloud environment is a revolution or a bubble--and notes a gulf between marketing and engineering teams on cloud.
Oracle's Stack Is Engineered For Investors, Not Customers
Commentary  |  10/12/2011  | 
Applications strategy is the antithesis of integrated, a hairball of products born of a mergers-and-acquisitions strategy.
Google Introduces Cloud Database
News  |  10/7/2011  | 
CloudSQL service is free, for now.
How Oracle's Public Cloud Is Different
News  |  10/6/2011  | 
By building its public cloud on Exadata and Exalogic appliances and implementing monthly subscription-based pricing, Oracle seeks to challenge Amazon, Rackspace.
Clouds, Consumerization, And The IT Toolbox
Commentary  |  10/6/2011  | 
Why should you look at cloud services and embrace the consumerization of IT? It's all about innovation, or the lack of it, from entrenched enterprise providers.
Benioff's Private Cloud Bluster: Can It Last?
Commentary  |  10/6/2011  | 
Salesforce CEO Benioff won't be stopped by Oracle CEO Ellison, as demonstrated by the Oracle OpenWorld keynote spat. Will Benioff's customers insist he stop the private cloud denial?
Oracle Takes Plunge Into Public Cloud Computing
News  |  10/5/2011  | 
CEO Ellison announces Oracle's move to infrastructure as a service at OpenWorld conference, where most of the emphasis has been on in-house, high end hardware appliances.


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