$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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IBM Invests $3B to Accelerate Internet of Things (IoT) – Joins Other IT and Cloud Providers

There is no question Internet of Things (IoT) is heating up and major IT players are increasing attention and investment in this area. The latest to join Cisco, Oracle and others is IBM which recently announced that it will invest $3 billion over the next four years to establish a new IoT unit, and that it is building a cloud-based […]

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Q&A – AirVM CEO Joshua Vautour’s Clear Vision & Focus on Cloud Simplification

In an enlightening Q&A session with VCloud News,  AirVM CEO & Member of the Board of Directors Joshua Vautour talked about his company, products, strategy and the emerging cloud landscape.  AirVM originated as a white-label, IaaS cloud platform for resellers and has transformed to enable large scale, cloud service commercialization for service providers and white-label distributors. Today, AirVM cloud software powers a large network of global […]

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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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NetObjex IoT PaaS – Attacking Expensive Developer Services for IoT

NetObjex recently announced what they claim as the first-ever ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) Platform as a Service (PaaS), enabling businesses and individuals to easily and efficiently manage their own IoT systems. The NetObjex IoT PaaS aims to fill a gap in the IoT space and help organizations reduce expensive developer services or costly proprietary products. NetObjex IoT solution allows companies of any size to […]

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