Tag: PaaS

Cloud Security

5 PaaS security best practices to safeguard the app layer

March 11, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

PaaS is a cloud model through which service providers deliver an environment where customers can develop, run and manage applications. Because PaaS providers host the hardware and software on their infrastructure, customers aren’t burdened with having to do so in-house. […]

Service Models

Cosmonic touts life-cycle management in WebAssembly PaaS

September 6, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Cosmonic, which provides a PaaS (platform as a service) for multicomponent WebAssembly (Wasm) applications, has built out its PaaS with capabilities ranging from life-cycle management to a registry, with a series of enhancements being rolled out on September 6. The […]

Service Models

Price shock: IBM to increase cloud costs by up to 26% from 2024

September 6, 2023

Via: CIO

IBM is all set to increase its cloud services costs by up to 26% from January 2024. The new price rise will affect infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings, the company said in a GitHub post. International customers will witness […]

Global Cloud

Annual public cloud revenue reaches half a trillion dollars

July 7, 2023

Via: Computerworld

Global revenue generated by public cloud services topped the $500 billion mark in 2022, according to new data released this week by research firm IDC. The actual figure was $545.8 billion, IDC’s research found, a sum that represents a 22.9% […]

Service Models

What is the cloud pyramid: the layers of DevOps services

May 15, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

We use cloud computing services quite a lot nowadays, yet many people don’t have a clear picture of the cloud structure in mind. This is what the cloud pyramid looks like. The cloud structure regardless of the cloud computing model […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Prepare for hybrid cloud headaches

April 21, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

The major cloud providers generally support on-premise workloads, with some offering IT admins a way to manage multiple public clouds from one place, but IT leaders say that it is hard to have a single view of the whole cloud […]

Service Models

Cost still biggest driver for multicloud, study finds

February 27, 2023

Via: CIO

Like it or not, 98% of IaaS and PaaS users are already in a multicloud environment, but their strategies for dealing with it vary. A new study looks at how CIOs are facing up to the challenge. Italian insurer Reale […]

Cloud Security, Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Options for Hybrid Cloud Security

January 11, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Not every company has a multi-cloud or hybrid cloud presence today and it comes down to cloud security. As cloud vendors roll out new Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offerings, some enterprises will find it challenging not to migrate, that’s […]

Service Models

How the Cloud Made Computing Harder, Not Easier

November 23, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Remember when cloud computing was supposed to make the lives of IT pros easier? When PaaS and IaaS would free IT teams of the burden of physical infrastructure management, and SaaS would make it easy to deliver applications to any […]

Global Cloud

3 ways to reach the cloud and keep loss and latency low

November 7, 2022

Via: Network World

Adoption of public cloud IaaS platforms like AWS and Azure, and PaaS and SaaS solutions too, has been driven in part by the simplicity of consuming the services: connect securely over the public internet and start spinning up resources. But […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud spending forecast to grow despite faltering global economy

October 31, 2022

Via: CIO

Even as enterprises attempt to tackle economic headwinds with budget cutbacks, a research report from market research firm Gartner showed that end-user public cloud spending is expected to grow in 2023. The report, which covers categories such as infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), […]

Cloud Security

CISOs should spend on critical apps, cloud, zero-trust, in 2023

September 12, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Although the global economy faces troubled times, we can expect no pause in cyber threats and attacks, so CISOs must direct investment towards technologies to protect customer-facing and revenue-generating workloads, and should consider increasing or defending their investment in critical […]

Service Models

IaaS, PaaS, drive public cloud ecosystem revenue to $126 billion in Q1

June 23, 2022

Via: Info World

Driven by user uptake of IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) and PaaS (platform-as-a-service) services, public cloud ecosystem revenue during the first quarter of the year jumped by 26% to reach $126 billion, according to new research from Synergy Research Group. The figure takes […]

Global Cloud

Reliance on Cloud Requires Greater Resilience Among Providers

January 3, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

The final weeks of 2021 brought a reminder that with the transition to a cloud-driven world, a future projected by the likes of Gartner, also comes the risk of occasional lost service and the need for fallback plans. Just days […]

Service Models

How to choose a cloud IoT platform

October 12, 2021

Via: Info World

IoT, the Internet of Things, is currently one of the most hyped concepts in the computing world. Cloud IoT platforms may even exceed IoT on the hype scale. Nevertheless, both have real applications and could become important to your business. […]

Service Models

IBM and the Semantics of Cloud

September 29, 2021

Via: eWeek

For a technology that has existed for some 15 years, the form and meaning (or semantics) of cloud computing remains oddly unsettled. Depending on who you talk to, cloud may or may not incorporate as-a-service (aaS) solutions for infrastructure (IaaS), […]

Service Models

OVHcloud drops new PaaS web hosting plan

June 22, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Cloud computing and web hosting giant OVHcloud has launched its Web PaaS solution with the help of as it looks to help facilitate the development of applications and sites across the web. Web PaaS, powered by, will be […]

Global Cloud

Cloud or bust: IT leaders go all in on cloud computing

June 14, 2021

Via: CIO

After nearly two centuries in the boat-building business, Brunswick spent this spring readying for a different kind of launch. The Mettawa, Ill.-based company prepped for a June release of two new mobile apps. The first app aims to help new […]

Cloud Security, Global Cloud

Key Considerations for Keeping Mission-Critical Cloud Applications Secure and Compliant

April 7, 2021

Via: Cloud Tweaks

According to reports, nearly 70% of enterprises were moving mission-critical business functions and processes to the cloud before the pandemic. In today’s new normal, that number has skyrocketed. Organizations increasingly rely on mission-critical cloud applications, such as SAP SuccessFactors and […]

Cloud Security, Service Models

Cloud Native Tools Series Part 2: Understand Your Responsibilities

March 8, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

As I mentioned in my first blog: traditional security just doesn’t work in the cloud. Businesses dependent on the cloud can make up for this by choosing native cloud security tools. But, they can’t do so unless they understand what […]