News & Commentary
Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in September 2012
First ODCA Solutions Provider Summit in the Books
News  |  9/27/2012  | 
This week, the Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) hosted its first Solutions Provider Summit to help foster proof of concept testing of ODCA usage models.
Big Data or Big Analytics?
News  |  9/27/2012  | 
I've heard at least a couple of speakers suggest that "Big Data" is badly named.
Next Valley View: NetSuite And More
Commentary  |  9/24/2012  | 
Tune in Sept. 26 for the next episode of our live Web TV series, including chats with NetSuite's CEO, a banking IT innovator, and some ambitious startups.'s Next Steps To Become The Next Oracle
Commentary  |  9/24/2012  | is still tiny compared to giants like IBM, Oracle, and SAP, but there's plenty of room for fast growth in new markets. Here's what it needs to do next.
Cutting Through the Hype on PaaS
News  |  9/21/2012  | 
A recent Gartner report identified PaaS as one of the most hyped cloud terms. Goes To
News  |  9/20/2012  | and Facebook co-developed new app for goal-setting, employee feedback, and performance reviews.
Google's Spanner Database Offers Global Scale
News  |  9/19/2012  | 
Spanner, Google's latest database technology, relies on atomic clocks to ensure the consistency of distributed data. Unifies, Extends Cloud Portfolio
News  |  9/19/2012  | 
At Dreamforce conference,'s marketing, development platform, and HTML5 announcements point to consolidation of acquisitions even as it adds new file-sharing, social, and collaborative capabilities.'s Heroku Expands To Host Java Development
News  |  9/18/2012  |'s independent cloud unit, Heroku, seeks to link core CRM and enterprise Java applications. Until now, they've been worlds apart.
Tech Startups Reinvent Basic Business Models
Commentary  |  9/17/2012  | 
Mobile, social, and local have been the hottest trends in tech. But TechCrunch Disrupt panel shows that the action today is in enterprise tech.
The Lowly Rack Rises to New Heights in Cloud Data Centers
News  |  9/12/2012  | 
Nobody thought much about racks.
Citrix Augments iPhone, iPad Collaboration Apps
News  |  9/5/2012  | 
Dropbox alternative ShareFile gets updated iPhone app, while the Podio cloud social productivity app launches on the iPad.

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