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Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in March 2011
Google App Engine Adds New Features
News  |  3/31/2011
Java and Python software development kits get upgraded as Google refreshes its platform-as-a-service offering.
VMware Moves Into Hybrid Cloud Management
News  |  3/27/2011
With vCenter Operations, internal and external virtual machines get system configuration, performance management, and capacity management under VMware's umbrella.
Cloud Security Challenges Include Audit Trails, Preventing Attacks
News  |  3/24/2011
How to build an effective Security Operations Center to cope with new threats in the era of virtualization and cloud computing will be a major topic at the upcoming Connections Conference in Las Vegas in April.
Cloud Economics And The Customer Experience
Commentary  |  3/24/2011
Businesses must ensure that cloud-enabled applications are tuned for optimal performance by paying close attention to network latency and other details of cloud architecture.
GSA: Cloud Computing Is Safer Than You Think
News  |  3/22/2011
GSA assistant commissioner Mary Davie tries to dispel cloud computing 'myths' and says a phased deployment strategy will raise the chances for successful projects.
HP Poised To Capitalize On Apple, Amazon Lessons
Commentary  |  3/16/2011
CEO Leo Apotheker may be on the verge of leveraging HP's core competencies in a way that few organizations can, thanks to its new focus on the cloud.
NASA CTO Resigns To Launch Startup
News  |  3/16/2011
Chris Kemp, the architect behind the agency's Nebula cloud computing platform, cited frustration with budget cuts in announcing his decision to form his own company.
OpenStack Governance, Rackspace Stacked
Commentary  |  3/15/2011
The open source cloud project known as OpenStack has been in the spotlight recently, thanks in part to corporate support from Rackspace. While such support is often necessary for projects like OpenStack, questions remain about the company's role in governing it.
HP Goes All In On The Cloud
News  |  3/14/2011
CEO Leo Apotheker details the company's plans to offer data synching, security, and other services that work from the end user device to the data center.
Apotheker Takes The Stage, Paints An HP Cloud Vision
Slideshows  |  3/14/2011
Hewlett-Packard crafted a media and analyst summit where it envisioned the company at the center of cloud, connectivity and software, providing the enabling technology and services on top. New company captain Leo Apotheker, who has been traveling the globe talking to business customers and employees, was expected to talk about bringing HP back to its roots: Innovation, R&D, and engineering, perhaps with a misguided desire for the company to be as hip as Apple. Despite a reliance on buzz words (o
Global CIO: HP's Apotheker Focuses On Cloud, Not Consumers
Commentary  |  3/14/2011
Public cloud storage, compute, and platform services are on tap starting later this year. So is a tablet, but HP's chief spent little time on that.
Werner Vogels Sees A Thousand Platforms Blooming
Commentary  |  3/11/2011
Amazon's CTO envisions the EC2 infrastructure turning into a service platform, not just a source of compute cycles.
VMware Moves Into Hybrid Cloud Management
News  |  3/8/2011
With vCenter Operations, internal and external virtual machines get system configuration, performance management, and capacity management under VMware's umbrella.
Amazon CTO: Cloud Computing's Value In Its Ecosystem
News  |  3/8/2011
Werner Vogels said many additional services will be built on top of Amazon's EC2's infrastructure by third parties in his Cloud Connect keynote address.
GigaSpaces Launches Multi-Tenant Cloud App Platform
News  |  3/4/2011
The Cloud-Enabled Application Platform moves the firm's caching system into the cloud to support multiple, simultaneous applications.


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