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Category: Service Models


Deployment Models, Private Cloud, Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

ServiceNow says it will run its full SaaS platform on Microsoft’s Azure plus its own cloud

July 9, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Cloud-automation platform vendor ServiceNow is planning to make its full software-as-a-service platform available on Microsoft’s Azure in addition to its own private cloud. The July 9 announcement is an expansion of an alliance between the two companies originally announced last […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Accelerating enterprise cloud adoption with application modernization

July 9, 2019

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

Despite the significant benefits of cloud computing, which include cost savings, agility, elasticity and standardization, to name a few, some companies are struggling with their cloud journey. Most have successfully adopted a few software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions, built cloud-native digital capabilities […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

SaaS data protection provider Druva nabs $130M, now at a $1B+ valuation, acquiring CloudLanes

June 20, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

As businesses continue to move more of their computing and data to the cloud, one of the startups that has made a name for itself as a provider of cloud-based solutions to protect and manage those IT assets has raised […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

June 12, 2019

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

As many companies look to SD-WAN technology to reduce costs, improve connectivity and streamline branch office access, one of the key requirements will be solid security technologies to protect corporate resources. At its Cisco Live customer event here this week, […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Enabling agile embedded integrations in SaaS applications

May 24, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

The current issue is that the creation and maintenance of integration with other apps and services is a developer-intensive task, which doesn’t scale well without additional or dedicated resources. Integration solutions exist, but how do you go about finding the […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

NexJ delivers CRM for wealth management as a service with IBM Cloud

April 25, 2019

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

In the financial services industry, a firm that uses technology to differentiate its business most often has an advantage over the competition. Today, firms are increasingly focused on cognitive services and intelligent analytics that can be used to deliver better […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

OpenStack Stein: A new cool drink of open-source cloud

April 12, 2019

Via: ZDnet

While OpenStack is concerned with more than just Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud these days, it’s still primarily an open-source cloud open-source consortium. In its latest release, OpenStack Stein, the cloud comes with significant network management, bare metal, and containers improvements. For […]


Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Why Encryption Is the Cornerstone of Your Cloud Security

April 8, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

While cloud computing is far from a magic bullet for all your data storage and security woes, organizations are enjoying meaningful benefits in the form of cost-efficiency, on-demand scalability, heavy upfront capital shifted to recurring operational expenses, augmented resources and […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Oracle updates cloud applications as SaaS sales builds momentum

March 19, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Oracle on Tuesday announced improvements to its suite of cloud applications, including the Oracle ERP Cloud, HCM Cloud, SCM Cloud and CX Cloud. With these updates, Oracle’s customers will see more sophisticated functionality, including more machine learning-powered features. The enahncements […]


Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Security Considerations for Whatever Cloud Service Model You Adopt

March 11, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

Companies recognize the strategic importance of adopting a cloud service model to transform their operations, but there still needs to be a focus on mitigating potential information risks with appropriate cloud security considerations, controls and requirements without compromising functionality, ease […]