News & Commentary
Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in August 2013
Cloud Security: Why Auditors Are Part Of The Problem
News  |  8/28/2013  | 
IT must face the hard reality that compliance rules are stuck in the past -- and forge ahead anyway. Here's how.
Hire Goats, Not Outside DevOps Engineers
Commentary  |  8/28/2013  | 
Tap the curious, hungry individuals inside your company to change the culture between software developers and other IT pros.
Taxing The Cloud Brings Practical Challenges
Commentary  |  8/22/2013  | 
You buy a server, you pay tax once. You buy AWS capacity, you may pay over and over. Should taxes be the latest decision point in the in-house vs. cloud conversation?
HP Plans 'Another Great Run,' Replaces Enterprise Chief
News  |  8/22/2013  | 
HP CEO Meg Whitman lays out vision for what the company must do to return to its former glory and names Bill Veghte new enterprise group leader.
Government Clouds: Interior Dept. Sets New Standard
News  |  8/21/2013  | 
IBM, AT&T, Verizon among 10 companies that could receive up to $1 billion each as part of DOI's deeper push into cloud computing.
Is Yammer-SharePoint Integration Right For You?
News  |  8/20/2013  | 
Yammer is poised to address some of Microsoft SharePoint's shortcomings. Will the combination work for your enterprise?
Cloud Adoption: 4 Human Costs
Commentary  |  8/20/2013  | 
Moving to the cloud imposes changes on your IT workforce. Think in terms of changed expectations, education, migration and maintenance.
E-Portfolios: From Academia To The Workplace
Commentary  |  8/16/2013  | 
University of Illinois professor uses Pathbrite to help students expand learning opportunities and showcase their skills.
Amazon Web Services: What's It Good For?
Commentary  |  8/16/2013  | 
A lot, even if it still gets damned with faint praise for its enterprise cloud services.
Google+ Drops Messenger, Adds Android Features
News  |  8/15/2013  | 
Google cleans up its communication tools and adds new capabilities to its Android app.
Windows Azure Upgrades Bolster Microsoft Cloud Push
News  |  8/13/2013  | 
New Windows Azure features, including additional push notification capabilities and support for SQL Server AlwaysOn, show Microsoft's ambition to rule the enterprise cloud.
Basho Embraces OpenStack With Riak Cloud Storage
News  |  8/13/2013  | 
Riak CS 1.4 introduces compatibility with OpenStack, takes on Swift and CEPH object stores with increased scalability.
Homeland Security Picks Cloud For Training
News  |  8/12/2013  | 
Department of Homeland Security will use one cloud-based enterprise talent management system for all eight of its agencies to efficiently identify training needs.
IT As Cloud Service Provider: New Skills Required
Commentary  |  8/9/2013  | 
Pricing, PR and demand management skills aren't in the traditional IT organization toolset. Start stocking up.
InBloom Educational Data Warehouse Wilts Under Scrutiny
News  |  8/8/2013  | 
Cloud repository for student records promises big data results and economies of scale, but has stirred privacy fears.
Cloud Contracts Need Work, Gartner Says
News  |  8/2/2013  | 
Gartner publishes guidance for IT on tightening up cloud service provider contracts to better protect corporate assets.
NASA Moves To Correct Cloud Problems
News  |  8/2/2013  | 
Federal agencies can learn a lot from shortcomings discovered in the space agency's cloud computing practices.


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