News & Commentary
Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in April 2013
Teambox Brings Collaboration Behind the Firewall
News  |  4/29/2013  | 
Teambox On-Premise allows healthcare, financial and other highly regulated industries to take advantage of cloud collaboration technologies.
Follow Feds To The Cloud
News  |  4/26/2013  | 
Uncle Sam is a leader in the secure use of cloud services. Here’s what FedRAMP and FISMA can teach you.
Box Expands Healthcare Offerings
News  |  4/25/2013  | 
Cloud storage service announces new healthcare partner applications, customers and security compliance.
EMC's Pivotal Plan: Brilliant Or Crazy?
News  |  4/25/2013  | 
Pivotal's ambitious plan promises next-generation cloud computing, big data, application-development and analytics capabilities. Can it succeed?
Amazon's Vogels: Big Data Belongs In The Cloud
Commentary  |  4/19/2013  | 
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels predicts real-time analysis and "invisible" Hadoop capacity on demand are the future of big data computing.
IBM Sales Dragged Down By Missed Deals
News  |  4/18/2013  | 
IBM blames revenue shortfall on sales execution issues, but analysts ask whether the cloud is driving structural changes in IT spending.
Intel Buys Mashery For API Management Expansion
News  |  4/17/2013  | 
Mashery manages APIs for Aetna, Best Buy and The New York Times.
DOD Moves Forward With Cloud Broker Plans
News  |  4/17/2013  | 
DISA gets "initial operating capability" to act as Defense Department's cloud services broker, as DOD strives to simplify military groups' acquisition of cloud services.
Red Hat Enters OpenStack Rodeo
News  |  4/16/2013  | 
Red Hat Distribution OpenStack (RDO) comes in free and commercially-supported versions for private cloud builders.
Microsoft Azure Public Cloud Matches Amazon Prices
News  |  4/15/2013  | 
Previously a developer's platform, Microsoft Azure will now compete directly with Amazon Web Services, match it on IaaS pricing.
Why PaaS Is The Future
News  |  4/10/2013  | 
Platform-as-a-service will become standard for Web applications. It's time to evaluate your options and plan a migration strategy.
Dropbox For Business Adds Active Directory Ties
News  |  4/10/2013  | 
Hoping to land bigger fish, cloud file storage leader rolls out Dropbox for Business, with security tweaks for enterprises.
Salesforce Promises Speedier Mobile App Development
News  |  4/9/2013  | 
Salesforce aims to help customers deliver mobile apps more quickly with a new toolkit and "quick start" packs supporting popular JavaScript frameworks.
Truth About City Clouds
News  |  4/3/2013  | 
City IT is moving cloudward but it's not fairytale perfect. Migrations are happening in stages, amid many questions and usually with input from several partner providers.
Google Cloud Gets Twilio Voice, SMS
News  |  4/2/2013  | 
Developers can now use Python and Java libraries to integrate Twilio voice and SMS services into Google App Engine apps.
Apigee Reveals Cross-Carrier Mobile API Platform
News  |  4/1/2013  | 
Apigee API Exchange sets up a neutral playing field for mobile apps to function -- and split revenue -- across carriers.
What Netflix Could Do For Cloud Computing
Commentary  |  4/1/2013  | 
Netflix is pushing the boundaries of cloud computing, but Rackspace CTO John Engates would like to see Netflix doing more.


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