News & Commentary
Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in September 2011
NASA Vets Lead Rival Cloud Startups
News  |  9/30/2011  | 
Chris Kemp and Joshua McKenty, original members of NASA's Nebula project, now run competing cloud companies. It's evidence the government can innovate, and that good people are hard to keep.
How P&G Promotes Box File Sharing
News  |  9/29/2011  | 
The head of Proctor & Gamble's Your Files Anywhere program wants to get 18,000 employees on Box Sync file sharing because 'there are a lot scarier things out there' in the cloud.
3 Strategies to go green and save green with Dell and Intel
News  |  9/19/2011  | 
Researchers are proving that what is good for your data center and budget is also good for the environment. Here's a quick strategy guide on how to go green and positively impact your bottom line.
Simplifying the Cloud On-Boarding Process...Securely
News  |  9/19/2011  | 
As we talk to customers, they are looking for ways to simplify the Cloud On-boarding process as they migrate application workloads between cloud environments.
Keeping Your Workloads Portable across Clouds
News  |  9/19/2011  | 
A hybrid cloud offers the promise of uniting resources across multiple cloud providers, including those running different virtualization technology stacks.
How to Ease Your Transition to the Cloud
News  |  9/19/2011  | 
Is your head in the "cloud" or at least thinking of going there?
Facebook Builds Bridge To Heroku Cloud
News  |  9/16/2011  | 
In an effort to make it easier for developers to deploy their online apps, Facebook has partnered with cloud service provider Heroku.
VMware Project Octopus: Dropbox Alternative
News  |  9/16/2011  | 
VMware's enterprise-grade answer to Dropbox aims to balance effectiveness and IT control.
Amazon Cloud Achieves Key Federal Security Standard
News  |  9/15/2011  | 
AWS infrastructure, storage, and virtual private cloud service get FISMA Moderate certification.
NIST Releases Federal Cloud Roadmap, Architecture
News  |  9/14/2011  | 
Technology standards agency offers guidance on cloud standards and service categories allowed across government.
IW500: 6 Lessons Learned From FedEx's Private Cloud
News  |  9/12/2011  | 
CIO Rob Carter describes how FedEx plunged ahead on its journey to private cloud computing, relying on observations from partners and industry leaders.
Google Apologizes For App Engine Confusion
News  |  9/9/2011  | 
Higher App Engine prices may be here to stay, but Google is providing tools to help reduce costs.
IBM Earmarks $1 Billion For SMB Tech
News  |  9/8/2011  | 
Big Blue will make loans through its channel partners to small and midsize businesses that acquire its analytics, cloud, and other technologies.
20 Innovative IT Ideas To Steal
Slideshows  |  9/7/2011  | 
InformationWeek 500 innovators have creative solutions to not-so-unusual business problems. How can these help your company?
Amazon Pushes Harder To Win Government Cloud Market
News  |  9/1/2011  | 
Microsoft and Google logged early wins, but Amazon Web Services is taking new steps to win over government cloud customers.
Google App Engine Price Hike Stuns Developers
News  |  9/1/2011  | 
A pricing change first discussed in May now prompts an outcry as developers see their bills skyrocket.
Salesforce.com's Social Enterprise Vision Will Cost You
Commentary  |  9/1/2011  | 
Looking beyond CRM, the cloud-computing pioneer says it's crucial for companies to build a social-network-savvy enterprise. And, oh by the way, there's a license for that.


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