PaaS and other cloud development platforms
- January 10, 2020
Forbes has moved its publishing operations to Google Cloud for continued growth, better audience engagement and streamlined operations. Forbes Chief Digital Officer Salah Zalatimo explains why.
- November 08, 2019
IBM hopes to bring developers to its new financial services cloud that runs on the IBM Cloud platform and uses Red Hat OpenShift as its Kubernetes environment.
- October 04, 2019
The latest Boomi updates allow users to speed up implementation and allow IT pros to take better advantage of their data and applications.
- August 05, 2019
Google Cloud Platform is now offering Cloud SQL for Microsoft SQL Server in alpha, federated queries from BigQuery to Cloud SQL and expansion of Elastic Cloud to Japan and Sydney.
- July 16, 2019
PaaS' days as a stand-alone tech may be numbered as the cloud layer gets absorbed by IaaS platforms from AWS and others. See what went wrong for the market that once held such promise.
- June 07, 2019
Salesforce contributed its low-code web development framework to the open source community to bring more developers with new ideas into its fold.
- December 12, 2018
Serverless might rule in the public cloud, but the new Pivotal Function Service targets enterprises that also have private clouds in their mix.
- October 29, 2018
IBM said Red Hat will remain independent after its $34 billion deal goes through, and there are reasons for customers to believe that.
- June 20, 2018
Aiming to help developers build and scale applications for multi-cloud environments, Seattle-based startup Pulumi has delivered a cloud development platform.
- May 09, 2018
Microsoft continues to reach out to developers with an updated tool to help them configure a DevOps pipeline and connect it to the cloud, regardless of the app dev platform.
- May 03, 2018
The C3 IoT low-code development platform helps developers of all skill levels build AI and other next-generation applications without having to write any code.
- February 13, 2018
An updated Oracle Cloud SLA becomes the first to factor in performance standards for customers -- one of several moves aimed at luring enterprises to its expanding public cloud.
- February 06, 2018
As the market to empower citizen app developers heats up, IBM and Mendix have joined forces to deliver low-code tools for the IBM Cloud.
- January 05, 2018
Hackers could target cloud computing environments to exploit the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, but AWS, Microsoft and Google say their fixes are enough to bar the doors.
- October 20, 2017
Fewer enterprises question whether the public cloud is secure enough for critical data, as IT teams continue to thwart cloud risks using increased automation and IAC.
- September 27, 2017
Twilio has introduced Twilio Studio, a new, low-code visual development environment that enables developers and business users to collaborate using DevOps practices to build apps.
- September 08, 2017
By bringing its Azure App Service, the company's fully managed cloud platform, to the Linux operating system, Microsoft is showing yet again that maybe it does love Linux.
- August 11, 2017
As the Workday HCM ecosystem broadens its user footprint, the company is about to open up its platform and libraries, allowing developers to create custom app add-ons.
- July 28, 2017
Azure App Service Isolated brings dedicated space and broadens the reach of Microsoft's PaaS offering to assuage enterprises wary of public cloud.
- July 11, 2017
Progress' addition of the Kinvey BaaS to its app dev tools lineup adds strong back-end capabilities intended to complement its Telerik front-end mobile development platform.
- March 22, 2017
Microsoft's acquisition of Xamarin forced a change in strategy within IBM, and that turned out to be a good thing for IBM's Bluemix and Mobile cloud platforms.
- February 17, 2017
Find out how Adam Gross, CEO of Heroku, sees PaaS infrastructure and data-driven apps evolving, and what it means for cloud developers.
- February 17, 2017
At DeveloperWeek, an IBM executive explains how blockchain efforts like the Hyperledger Project are going to change the way financial services developers do their jobs.
- January 26, 2017
HPE scooped up cloud cost management vendor Cloud Cruiser this week, a move that might cause some users to question whether the tool will continue to offer multicloud support.
- December 29, 2016
With PaaS app development choices growing and prices declining, the right choice may come down to which one is the best feature-for-feature fit for different vertical industries.
- December 21, 2016
Major providers spent billions on cloud data center expansion in 2016 to extend their global reach, as well as address proximity and data residency concerns.
- November 15, 2016
Google received plenty of attention when it reshuffled its various cloud services under one business-friendly umbrella, but tucked within that news was a move that also could pay big dividends down ...
- July 27, 2016
Staging arena events means coordinating thousands of tasks and several budgets. Solomon Group ousts piecemeal systems for a single service build with low-code development tools.
- June 16, 2016
Enterprise architects can simplify consumers' lives by using the cloud to weave IoT devices to create better, more useful smart home functionality.
- June 08, 2016
HPE consolidated seven offerings from its Helion platform to ease cloud migrations -- and its customers are encouraged.
- January 29, 2016
IT analysts expect markedly increased adoption in 2016 across all layers of the cloud stack, with IaaS leading the growth and higher-end services becoming more attractive.
- January 25, 2016
Not all PaaS products are the same. Choosing the right type for your application development efforts depends on the cloud platform where those apps ultimately run.
- December 18, 2015
The Cloud Foundry PaaS certification solidifies the core of the technology backed by some of the biggest IT vendors in the world.
- December 18, 2015
Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated brings isolation and control to the company's platform as a service offering, allowing customers to have dedicated environments on AWS.
- December 16, 2015
'Tis the yuletide season, so let's have a little fun today. Let's talk about games on the cloud. Not surprisingly, cloud gaming platforms are here. It's a GaaS. It's Gaming as a Service. You've ...
- December 11, 2015
Investors may have objections to the deal, but analysts and users see a lot of upside to the EMC-VMware joint cloud venture, with the EMC-acquired Virtustream at its center.
- December 10, 2015
With its refreshed cloud services portfolio, Oracle hopes to become a force in the enterprise cloud market. But is it enough to win customer mind share from leader AWS?
- November 30, 2015
Microsoft today launched Microsoft PowerApps, a major new platform that lets anyone build cross-platform mobile applications. Anyone. And for now, it's free. Love or hate it, this latest salvo in ...
- November 11, 2015
IBM steps up its API strategy with a new version of API Harmony through Bluemix, and a partnership with The Linux Foundation to promote the acceptance of open APIs.
- September 30, 2015
Vertical-specific cloud services are going further down the stack as companies such as GE try to get in the door with the Industrial Internet.
- September 15, 2015
PayPal continues to carry the OpenStack torch and work out the kinks, as it develops one of the biggest OpenStack clouds in the world.
- August 17, 2015
At Gartner Catalyst, Kyle Hilgendorf discusses why cloud-first doesn't mean cloud forever and how to best estimate monthly cloud expenses.
- July 31, 2015
No-code application development tools can quickly deliver information to customers, while freeing IT resources to concentrate on core business needs.
- July 31, 2015
HP has one more Cloud Foundry PaaS offering following an acquisition that may help the company get into more hybrid cloud projects.
- June 26, 2015
Stand in any hallway during the Red Hat Summit in Boston this week, and you were likely to hear the c-word. Containers. And the d-word, too. Docker. Those two words seemed to get people more revved ...
- June 25, 2015
The Red Hat cloud strategy is building on popular open source technologies OpenStack and Docker for its IaaS and PaaS offerings.
- May 22, 2015
OpenStack containers can come in many forms as the Foundation has taken an agnostic approach to the emerging orchestration technologies around it.
- May 20, 2015
Qlik recently announce a multi-service cloud suite, a platform approach for creating and sharing data visualizations.
- March 25, 2015
Pivotal Cloud Foundry is offering one-click connections to AWS, as well as free infrastructure management for subscription customers.
- January 16, 2015
IBM SoftLayer shops praise the Bluemix platform and Watson API, but can Big Blue win the hearts and minds of developers elsewhere?
- January 05, 2015
As the IT world looks ahead to 2015, which new technologies will take off? Our cloud experts predict the top cloud technology in the New Year.
- June 27, 2014
Red Hat looks to productize an open source platform. This time it turns to OpenStack, but the jury is still out on how it will fare in the cloud.
- February 27, 2014
A new Cloud Foundry foundation provokes debate about the fate of OpenStack-based PaaS efforts.
- October 30, 2013
Cloud portability and automated app development edge closer to practical reality with a new spin on application containers called Docker.
- August 29, 2013
VMware will fold IP from its vCloud Director into vCloud Automation Center and vCenter, and it will discontinue vCloud Director for enterprise use.
- July 26, 2013
IBM will collaborate with Pivotal to develop Cloud Foundry's open source PaaS to allow enterprises to freely choose the platform they want.
- June 04, 2013
SoftLayer customers may have to make a choice down the road as IBM looks to pump its OpenStack R&D into SoftLayer's CloudStack-based infrastructure.
- April 11, 2013
An enterprise cloud computing strategy should be based on what cloud service providers can realistically provide, and on what they cannot.
- June 04, 2012
PaaS vendors have flooded the market with information -- some good, some bad. Enterprise IT managers would be prudent to know what questions to ask of any potential suitors.
- May 10, 2012
PaaS is a quick fix for companies looking to deploy new apps, but established firms with legacy apps may consider it a dirty word.
- January 17, 2011
IBM seems like a natural to lead in the cloud computing market, but instead the industry pioneer struggles to redefine itself in a fast-changing services world.
- December 08, 2010
Salesforce.com acquires Ruby on Rails platform Heroku for $212 million, increasing its stake in the cloud development game and raising questions about the future of VMforce.
- March 08, 2010
The company's cloud computing platform is now commercially available in India, complete with access to all existing U.S. services.
- October 08, 2009
Software as a Service vendor Salesforce.com showed its user community how Web applications can be built on Force.com at the Cloudforce conference in Boston.