Building the next generation of enterprise apps is important, but so is bringing enterprises’ past efforts into the future — because they spent a lot of money back then.
Todd Paoletti, vice president of product marketing at Pivotal, thinks the company’s new cloud and data services will enable more data-driven applications and easier analysis.
Big data isn’t an afterthought anymore as Pivotal introduces a commercially supported Cloud Foundry distribution with multiple data services to run on top of it.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft’s Windows Azure is not the cool kid at the cloud party. But an Azure general manager told us it’s time for startups to stop making excuses and seriously look at Azure.
CenturyLink has acquired AppFog to add more firepower to its Savvis Cloud suite.
The biggest web company on the planet just added support for the most widely used programming language on the planet.
Enterprise app business Software AG has acquired cloud platform vendor LongJump.
Today, General Electric announced that it is investing $105 million in Pivotal, a hotly anticipated spin-off from VMware that is building “next generation Enterprise Platform-as-a-service.”
Enterprise cloud software powerhouse Salesforce has introduced a set of new handy mobile-centric services for developers using Heroku and Force.com, the two platform-as-a-service (PaaS) providers under the Salesforce Platform banner.
SwiftStack’s software defined storage solution can run on commodity hardware, and is cheaper than building a storage system from scratch.
Private PaaS Apprenda has added a second language to its platform that promises to make enterprise developers’ lives a lot easier.
Popular platform-as-a-service Heroku has updated its add-on marketplace with more features to help developers and cloud tool providers get more out of the service.
Enterprise collaboration platform Smartsheets raises $26 million to reimagine the spreadsheet.
VMWare is planning to spin off Cloud Foundry and a number of its other products into a separate division owned by corporate parent EMC.
Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) is by far the smallest sector of cloud, but four PaaS CEOs think it’s about to hit the big time.
Guest Post There’s no question that the adoption of PaaS (Platform as a Service) is accelerating. With analysts like Gartner predicting PaaS will increase from “three percent to 43 percent of all enterprises by 2015,” it can no longer be ignored.
Apprenda, a startup that claims to transform legacy infrastructure into modern cloud-based architectures, has announced its new 4.0 release.
Open-source cloud software provider Red Hat has finally launched its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service for enterprise customers.
Guest Post PaaS is the sleeping giant in cloud spending next year and a topic riddled with controversy, small start up players and the larger VMWare OS project Cloud Foundry make this an exciting market.
Young platform-as-a-service (PaaS) startup AppFog has reached a new milestone of 100,000 apps deployed on its service, a sign it is hitting a chord with app developers and businesses.
Guest Post Platform-as-a-Service, or PaaS, has the opportunity to transform application development as we know it. Yet a piece in VentureBeat earlier this month did little to expand the definition of PaaS beyond deploying apps.
Editor’s Pick Platform-as-a-Service is part of the booming cloud computing sector, one area of the cloud that some analysts and developers have overlooked. But recent research shows that PaaS is no longer the ugly duckling of the cloud industry — and that it’s ready to grow quite a bit during the next few years.
Platform-as-a-Service startup AppFog has acquired leading Node.js PaaS Nodester in a move that gives AppFog even greater versatility for the 60,000 developers using its service.