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By Bob Warfield on July 5, 2011
Big Data? Multitenancy? Uber DB scaling? Mad Hadoopishness? Faster app development? Universal Social Connectivity? Not so much. Some platform or other claims all of those things, but the two most desirable features of a PaaS appear to be revenue generation and commodity pricing, not necessarily in that order. Let me first say that I’ve come [...]
By Michael Coté on July 5, 2011
Touted at the next thing in cloud, Platform as a Service is receiving much attention now. While PaaS has been far from a failure, it hasn’t been a mega success…yet. I’ve been talking with several people about Platform as a Service use recently: with all the vendors (and us analysts as well!) going on about [...]
By Phil Wainewright on July 5, 2011
One of the highly misleading assumptions built into the term ‘private cloud’ is the notion that there’s no privacy in the public cloud. People talk as though cloud providers don’t use firewalls or private networks or encryption. But of course they do. In most cases, the technology infrastructure they use is far more secure than [...]
By Phil Fersht on July 5, 2011
So the Grandaddy of great big research, and (arguably) the founding father of today’s IT industry analyst business, Gideon Gartner, picked up on our recent post “Will the industry analyst business be dead in five years?”
By Michael Fauscette on July 5, 2011
I admit I’m pretty intrigued by Google+ and have been spending quite a bit of time checking it out over the last few days. It is quite the geekdom at present, and frankly that’s just fine with me for now….