News & Commentary
Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in October 2012
How The Feds Drive Cloud Innovation
Commentary  |  10/26/2012  | 
NASA, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies are shifting toward more strategic and complex cloud applications, as they try to drive down costs amid flat IT budgets.
Heroku Adds Database Service That Scales Out Easily
News  |  10/25/2012  | 
Salesforce.com unit adds 'follower' feature that replicates and scales out production databases to handle heavier website traffic.
Yottabyte Launches Cloud Operating System
News  |  10/24/2012  | 
New OS lets IT managers build scalable private, public, or hybrid cloud environments from commodity components.
Transitions Within the Data Centre and Boosting the Safety of the Cloud
News  |  10/24/2012  | 
With high-energy costs, wasted resources and the advent of cloud computing, organisations are rethinking their data centre strategies.
Microsoft Releases Hadoop On Windows
News  |  10/24/2012  | 
Microsoft makes big data play with HDInsight Server, first beta release of Hadoop distribution for Windows operating system.
Salesforce Marketing Cloud Adds Social Analytics Options
News  |  10/19/2012  | 
Klout, Kred, OpenAmplify, and 17 other partners help Salesforce Marketing Cloud customers make sense of social networks.
SAP Launches Cloud Platform Built On Hana
News  |  10/17/2012  | 
SAP's in-memory technology is the differentiator for application services and database services that will take on Oracle and Salesforce.com in the cloud.
Expect To Save Millions In The Cloud? Prove It
Commentary  |  10/12/2012  | 
Top government IT officials will discuss their plans to implement cloud computing and save money at the GovCloud 2012 conference in Washington.
Akamai Zaps Web Content Delivery Delays
News  |  10/9/2012  | 
Akamai services gain new smarts about end user devices and network conditions, to prevent delays that can happen when third-party servers dish up content.
Oracle Open World: 6 Rants and Raves
Commentary  |  10/4/2012  | 
Oracle's cloud vision and announcements on key features deserve praise, but we need to see more substance behind the promises and more reality in the claims.
Oracle Touts Cloud Flourishes, Trashes Salesforce.com
Commentary  |  10/3/2012  | 
At Oracle Open World, CEO Ellison lays on the rhetoric that Oracle's approach is safer than Salesforce.com's. Oracle customers will find his new cloud vision has a familiar bundle of enterprise software at its core.


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