News & Commentary
Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in September 2013
Cloud Collaboration Gets Boxed Into Security
News  |  9/30/2013  | 
Box Notes application employs all the same security layers that have made Box the go-to cloud-based sharing service among enterprises.
In-Q-Tel Invests In 2 Cloud Technologies
News  |  9/26/2013  | 
U.S. intelligence community investment group partners with cloud firms Socrata and AppThwack to make government information more accessible.
Oracle's Cloud: What's Really New?
Commentary  |  9/25/2013  | 
If Oracle's 'new' cloud services sound familiar, that may be because they've been announced before. Here's a rundown on the real cloud news.
N.Y. State Preps InBloom Student Data Dashboards
News  |  9/23/2013  | 
Education officials persist with plans for an education portal despite public and political objections to InBloom's cloud-based data warehouse. But will it work?
Cloud Partnerships: It's Complicated
Commentary  |  9/20/2013  | 
Oracle is making nice with Microsoft and Salesforce.com is doing deals with bitter rivals. Here's why coopetition rules in the cloud age.
Oracle Earnings Rebound: All Eyes On OpenWorld
News  |  9/19/2013  | 
Oracle's first quarter financials showed some strength amid mixed results. Hurd promises SAP Hana-killer announcement at next week's Oracle Open World.
Salesforce.com Announces Second 'Best' Friend: Workday
News  |  9/18/2013  | 
Salesforce.com promised deep integration with Oracle applications in June. Now it's promising similar ties with HCM and financials vendor Workday.
10 Ways Government Clouds Have Changed This Year
Commentary  |  9/16/2013  | 
Learn how 2013's cloud predictions are quickly unfolding for government CIOs.
Couchbase Takes NoSQL Mobile
News  |  9/16/2013  | 
Couchbase JSON Anywhere strategy brings NoSQL database to iOS, Android and the cloud, challenging SAP and MongoDB in the process.
Microsoft Azure Grows More Open
News  |  9/12/2013  | 
Microsoft technical fellow Mark Russinovich describes how the Azure cloud is expanding with open source, outside technologies.
Should You Outsource Analytics?
News  |  9/10/2013  | 
Cloud-based data science services aim to fill the gap for companies lacking in-house business intelligence or analytics expertise.
IBM Digital Loan Processing Platform Tracks Mortgages
News  |  9/5/2013  | 
IBM Digital Loan Processing platform promises to make managing the mortgage process more like tracking a package.
Michigan Health Information Network Harnesses Salesforce.com
News  |  9/5/2013  | 
Health information exchange builds network faster by developing software in the cloud, tapping Salesforce.com's APIs and relationship management components.
Microsoft Is The Apple Of PaaS
Commentary  |  9/4/2013  | 
If you follow risk assessment best practices, public platform-as-a-service is a no go. That is, unless you sign on with a control freak.
Akamai Cloud Gains FedRAMP Approval
News  |  9/3/2013  | 
Provisional authority to operate gives more federal agencies access to secure cloud-based services.


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