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Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in May 2013
Salesforce.com Sees Company Communities As Intranet Killers
Commentary  |  5/30/2013
Salesforce says Company Communities spell the end for legacy intranets. But some companies have been investing in newer collaboration and HR apps for the past decade.
NTT Expands Private Cloud Services
News  |  5/29/2013
Japan's NTT now can offer consistent private cloud services from nine data centers in eight countries, with more on the way.
Big Data ROI Still Tough To Measure
News  |  5/29/2013
Business leaders believe in big data's potential but are frustrated by lengthy projects and complicated tools, according to IDG/Kapow study.
Salesforce.com Shares Slide Despite Revenue Growth
News  |  5/24/2013
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff takes the long view while Wall Street reacts to a lower-than-expected outlook.
Salesforce Debuts Mobile Tools For Government
News  |  5/22/2013
Four cloud-based products connect federal, state and local governments with citizens.
Amazon Cloud Gets Federal Stamp Of Approval
News  |  5/21/2013
FedRAMP compliance means federal agencies can now access Amazon Web Services almost immediately, without spending months on their own cloud-security assessments.
Rackspace Woos Developers, Fights Sagging Revenue
News  |  5/20/2013
Rackspace adds support for SDKs and APIs to its OpenStack Cloud, hoping to encourage developers to use its service.
British Cloud Firm Wins Background Check Security Contract
News  |  5/20/2013
Skyscape Cloud Services will partner with Indian consulting group Tata to provide security for U.K.'s new online criminal background check system.
VMware Hybrid Cloud Plans: Time For Amazon Answer
Commentary  |  5/17/2013
VMware doesn't like the degree to which customers and partners have been implementing cloud using its products, and it's taking matters into its own hands. Will it truly compete with Amazon?
Google Compute Engine: Too Little, Too Late?
Commentary  |  5/17/2013
Google must convince enterprise IT managers that its infrastructure-as-a-service offering is a good fit. I am doubtful that Google is ready.
SAP Gives ERP A Facelift
News  |  5/15/2013
SAP CEO says beautiful, consumer-grade look and feel is top priority for Fiori, SAP's new collection of 25 HTML5 applications.
ServiceNow Revamp Stars Cloud Provisioning
News  |  5/15/2013
Cloud Provisioning acts as a virtual machine orchestrator for VMware and Amazon Web Services cloud environments.
Google I/O Features Sensor Network
News  |  5/14/2013
Hundreds of sensors will measure environmental conditions at Google I/O, and the hardware designs will be available as open source.
3M Uses Azure For Image Analysis Service
News  |  5/10/2013
3M Manager Bill Smyth wanted to launch a new business without plunging into the company's capital budget allocation process. So he used Microsoft's Azure cloud services.
Google's Cloud Drops Custom Linux For Debian
News  |  5/10/2013
Google cloud workloads have had to use Google's customized version of Linux. Now, Google is moving to a more standard form: Debian Linux.
Why IT Is Struggling To Build Private Clouds
News  |  5/9/2013
Think private clouds offer all the flexibility and none of the risk? IT is missing out if it doesn’t prepare for public cloud use.
IT's Attitude Problem
News  |  5/9/2013
Few of our 446 respondents will change their IT strategies as result of the cloud. That spells lost opportunity.
U.K. Government Mandates Cloud First IT Procurement
News  |  5/7/2013
Cabinet Office issues directive to government workers: Prioritize cloud-based IT solutions whenever possible.
SAP Cloud Push Starts With Hana
News  |  5/7/2013
SAP Hana Enterprise Cloud service promises fast track to in-memory application and data warehouse performance.
Salesforce Communities: Portal Killers?
News  |  5/2/2013
Salesforce.com aims to replace legacy portal tools as it uses social and mobile connections to bring sales, service and marketing processes to business partners and consumers.


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