News & Commentary
Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in November 2012
Feds Pull Plug On 'One Stop' Cloud Portal
News  |  11/30/2012  | 
The General Services Administration plans to decommission Uncle Sam's Apps.gov site, which was supposed to make it easy for agencies to acquire software as a service.
SAS Acquires rPath Assets To Boost Cloud Services
News  |  11/30/2012  | 
Analytic vendor SAS buys automation technologies, hires key staff to bolster its rapidly scalable cloud delivery capabilities.
Dwolla Shakes Up Online Payments
News  |  11/30/2012  | 
Online payment darling Dwolla adds three new services as it tries to speed up merchant and consumer acceptance of its electronic transactions.
Amazon Web Services Slashes Storage Prices
News  |  11/28/2012  | 
At its first developers conference, Re:Invent, Amazon features customers like Netflix and NASDAQ and disses its software firm rivals.
Google Street View Hits The Slopes
News  |  11/28/2012  | 
Google Street View captures a variety of images and locations and distances itself from privacy concerns.
Salesforce.com Wants Developers To Think Big
Commentary  |  11/27/2012  | 
With Identity and Canvas plans, Salesforce can begin to provide services to enterprise applications that were thought to have been totally separate from CRM.
Red Hat Unwraps OpenShift Enterprise At Amazon Event
News  |  11/26/2012  | 
Red Hat broadens its open source cloud development platform, which increasingly competes with VMware's Spring and Cloud Foundry.
10 Cloud Computing Pioneers
Slideshows  |  11/20/2012  | 
Cloud computing has rewritten decades of technology rules. Take a closer look at 10 innovators who helped make it possible.
5 Innovative Ideas For Enterprise CIOs
Commentary  |  11/19/2012  | 
The role of the CIO is changing rapidly. These innovations could help you keep pace and increase the value of your business.
Modria's Fairness Engine: Justice On Demand
News  |  11/16/2012  | 
Dispute resolution technology could replace courtroom clashes, at least when the stakes are low.
6 Ways Amazon Cloud Helped Obama Win
News  |  11/16/2012  | 
Amazon Web Services played a starring role in President Obama's quest for a second term.
Hurricane Sandy Lesson: VM Migration Can Stop Outages
News  |  11/16/2012  | 
When a hurricane or other disaster threatens, why not just move critical systems out of the way? It can be done -- but not at the last minute.
Microsoft's Ballmer Touts Tablets, Phone, Cloud
News  |  11/15/2012  | 
Microsoft CEO discusses strategy to compete on multiple fronts: enterprise IT, consumer devices and application software.
Oracle Stakes Claim In Engine Yard PaaS
News  |  11/13/2012  | 
Engine Yard provides an online platform for application developers using different Web languages. Oracle's investment is a way to keep itself in front of those developers.
Big Data And Gamification: Good Partners?
News  |  11/6/2012  | 
Gamification offers a practical way to take advantage of big data, Badgeville CEO says.
Cloud Security Frameworks: Big Data, Architecture, and Colin Chapman
News  |  11/1/2012  | 
I have a passion for anything with wheels, wings and more recently, float planes. Now I'm going to use this passion to make a point about cloud security.
Why Private Clouds Will Prevail
Commentary  |  11/1/2012  | 
Stu Laura, our irascible CIO, discusses the promise and pressures of private clouds.


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