Workday to Boost IBM’s IaaS and PaaS Cloud Computing Business

IBM may not be high in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) but the company just inked a multi-year cloud partnership with Workday, a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of finance and human resources enterprise applications. The deal will most likely include IBM’s BlueMix Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings to Workday’s developers. As per Aneel […]

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Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Enables Autonomic PaaS and IaaS Delivery for IoT?

Microsoft is enhancing its Platform as a Service (PaaS) capabilities for developers writing applications on Microsoft’s Azure cloud. Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Azure CTO recently announced Azure Service Fabric that as per his blog on microsoft website defines it as a high control platform that enables developers and ISVs to build cloud services with a high degree of scalability and customization. Russinovich […]

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$95M ‘Contained’ by Docker Inc for Simplifying PaaS and Cloud Application Portability

Docker, Inc, the company behind the Docker open source platform, and chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem just announced it has received series D funding of $95M led by Insight Venture Partners, with new contributions from Coatue, Goldman Sachs and Northern Trust. Existing investors Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Trinity Ventures and Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures also participated in the […]

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BlueMix PaaS Dissolves Deep into IBM’s Strategy and Cloud Solution

It has been a cloud week at IBM with a series of announcements at IBM InterConnect 2015 in Las vegas. Lets analyze the significance of these announcement.   Almost a year ago, IBM announced it was opening its broad enterprise software portfolio to the cloud and launched an open beta codenamed BlueMix, a new platform-as-service (PaaS) that combines the strength of […]

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Are IaaS and PaaS Merging? A Look at CRN’s 2015 20 Cool Cloud Platform Vendors

CRN just announced the 20 Coolest Cloud Platform And Development Vendors For 2015. As the cloud space heated up last year, we saw several Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) players offering developer tools and moving up the chain to offer Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings as well. CRN this year included Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform on this segment […]

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Microsoft’s Azure Response to Amazon Gov Cloud

Microsoft recently responded to Amazon which has made in-roads into the federal cloud market for the last several years. Microsoft has announced the U.S. general availability of Microsoft Azure Government and upcoming availability of Dynamics CRM Online for Government. With these offerings together with Office 365 Government, Microsoft hopes to provide a complete cloud US government customers. “The Microsoft Cloud for Government […]

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