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Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in May 2012
Cloud Pricing: Amazon, Microsoft Keep Cutting
News  |  5/30/2012  | 
Look for cloud computing prices to continue falling as vendors compete for enterprise IT workloads. Second in our series on cloud computing pricing.
Cloud's Thorniest Question: Does It Pay Off?
News  |  5/30/2012  | 
Many CIOs have their doubts. In this series, we examine why cloud costs remain so hard to judge.
Google Apps Clears Key Security Hurdle
News  |  5/29/2012  | 
Google Apps for Business wins ISO 27001 certification, potentially opening the door to wider adoption in government and regulated industries.
4 Causes Of Cloud Bill Shock
News  |  5/25/2012  | 
Some companies shoot for reduced costs only to find unexpected expenses drive up the cloud computing bills. Do any of these problems lurk in your company?
EMC World: New Documentum Debuts
News  |  5/22/2012  | 
EMC pushes Documentum D2 release, plus vertical apps via its hybrid cloud.
Cloud's Tough Enemy: Chargeback Pushback
News  |  5/18/2012  | 
Chargeback has always been hard for IT, but cloud computing forces the issue. At the same time, pushback from business users continues.
ODCA Forecast 2012 Announces Big Data Panel
News  |  5/18/2012  | 
Inside Intel IT, we have been investing in how and where to incorporate big data analytics solutions into many of our business areas.
Google Apps: Has Adoption Slowed?
News  |  5/17/2012  | 
Google renewed its pitch to embrace cloud IT at its Atmosphere roadshow. But its count of companies going Google Apps doesn't add up.
IBM SmartCloud: As Much Cloud As You Want
News  |  5/16/2012  | 
IBM expands private, public, and hybrid cloud options for customers with its SmartCloud offerings, including IaaS in IBM data centers with dedicated servers.
Mulesoft's Cure To SaaS Integration Headaches
News  |  5/16/2012  | 
Mule iON SaaS edition provides tools, workflow to relieve the pain of trying to integrate software-as-a-service applications.
Amazon Speeds Content Delivery Network
News  |  5/15/2012  | 
On-demand dynamic content service with flat-rate pricing may give Amazon's CloudFront an advantage against players including Akamai, Dell, and Microsoft.
Cloud Management Tools: Beware 3 Pain Points
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
Know the danger zones as you select cloud management tool platforms.
Zynga CTO: How To Win Hybrid Cloud Game
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
At Interop 2012, Zynga CTO Allan Leinwand explains how the social gaming company achieved its successful mix of private and public cloud operations and what you can learn from Zynga's experience.
State of SMB IT: Spending, Priorities
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
Spiceworks' State of SMB IT report shines a light on where SMBs are spending their IT time and money. Take a look at the plans of your peers.
Dell Delivers Desktop-as-a-Service
News  |  5/6/2012  | 
Dell partners with Desktone to become a direct supplier of virtual desktops. Here's how this twist on desktop virtualization differs from Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View.


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