SaaS support and licensing
- June 03, 2020
Customers who buy software from ISVs through AWS Marketplace now have an easier way to update contract terms during the span of an existing agreement. The feature should help customers manage contract sprawl, analysts say.
- January 16, 2020
Google Cloud has rolled out a new Premium Support offering aimed at deep-pocketed enterprises with larger, more complex implementations. Experts say the timing is right.
- August 07, 2019
Microsoft customers who want to deploy its software on dedicated cloud hosts, including Microsoft Azure, face new licensing terms as of Oct. 1.
- January 18, 2019
Salesforce targets line-of-business experts and citizen developers with the Lightning Platform Mobile development system to build enterprise mobile apps.
- November 02, 2018
The Managed CockroachDB distributed database cloud service targets megascale workloads but faces stiff competition from public cloud players Microsoft, AWS and Google.
- September 29, 2017
Experts advise attendees to focus on data stewardship and orchestration to make the most of digital transformation strategies at JavaOne and Oracle OpenWorld.
- March 25, 2016
As businesses shut down legacy, on-premises systems in favor of easily implemented cloud-based alternatives, SaaS integration continues to grow in importance.
- March 23, 2016
Hoping to commercialize their own IP and industry expertise, organizations in healthcare, financial services and other vertical markets are creating a new breed of cloud service.
- March 23, 2016
Enterprises use six clouds on average, making multi-SaaS integration the new frontier for developers. The developer skills needed are evolving. MuleSoft's Ken Yagen has answers.
- March 22, 2016
DevOps shops are progressive, but some still prefer to deploy continuous delivery tools behind their own firewalls for added security and performance.
- 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.
- October 14, 2015
The VMware hybrid cloud strategy took a step forward this week with improved transparency and feature consolidation in vRealize, despite being overshadowed by the Dell-EMC acquisition.
- 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 18, 2015
Rackspace confirmed rumors it will partner with AWS to add its support services to Amazon's cloud resources, but potential customers are standoffish.
- July 15, 2015
Software as a service isn't new to the cloud world, but that doesn't mean no one is talking about it. So what's the Twittersphere saying about SaaS?
- July 15, 2015
Despite the popularity of SaaS, questions around the technology remain. To get some answers, Modern Infrastructure spoke with Cloud Sherpas' CTO.
- June 15, 2015
Google Cloud Platform enterprise customers were on full display last week as the tech giant tried to counter the notion that it's failing in that market.
- May 27, 2015
EMC just laid down some serious cash to acquire a cloud software company that has some technology overlap with VMware but also fills an important gap.
- March 17, 2015
As SaaS apps continue to infiltrate the enterprise, they're freeing up precious resources -- and reshaping IT's role.
- August 07, 2013
Not every application should be moved to a public cloud service, but these five workloads can easily move to the cloud.
- August 06, 2013
A recent NASA audit report found shadow IT issues plague the agency's cloud computing deployments -- and it's not only NASA's problem.
- April 11, 2013
An enterprise cloud computing strategy should be based on what cloud service providers can realistically provide, and on what they cannot.
- January 03, 2013
AWS outages made headlines in 2012, but Amazon's cloud availability appears higher than that of enterprise data centers.
- 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.
- August 12, 2010
Salesforce.com rolled out the red carpet for its collaboration with CVM Technology when it put the company's supply-chain management tool on Force.com.
- February 25, 2010
Marc Benioff is bragging about running the biggest enterprise cloud company on planet Earth. Is he telling the truth?
- April 29, 2009
Have you pondered moving data or applications to the cloud? Consider your system requirements and cloud provider capabilities before you choose one of these three application architectures.