Tag: platform

Service Models

How to choose a cloud CI/CD platform

October 24, 2022

Via: Info World

If your goals are high-velocity software development and frequent delivery of working builds to production, you need to automate at least part of the testing and delivery process. Ideally, that means implementing CI/CD pipelines for your projects, along with test […]

Cloud Security

7 biggest Kubernetes security mistakes

July 26, 2022

Via: Info World

Today, if you’re creating or working with cloud-native applications, you’re almost certainly working with Kubernetes. According to a recent CNCF report, 96% of organizations are either using or evaluating Kubernetes. Kubernetes already has 5.6 million users worldwide, representing 31% of […]

Global Cloud

Why to Create a More Data-Conscious Company Culture

June 27, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

Data has risen to the level of being a key corporate asset, with the speed, confidence, and effectiveness of business decisions increasingly rooted in data transparency and trust. To improve data transparency, chief data officers (CDOs) and other stakeholders must […]

Service Models

How Trade Ledger switched to microservices for its cloud-based software

March 10, 2022

Via: Info World

When Martin McCann and Mathias Born decided to create Trade Ledger, an Australian lending platform, their plan was to simplify and streamline lending services through cloud-based software for lenders. Their journey provides insights for CIOs in their own development efforts. […]

Service Models

How To Avoid The Expensive Route To Becoming A Cloud-Native Enterprise

October 29, 2021

Via: CompareTheCloud

When big business moved to the cloud, the impetus was for it to be pretty modest, originally: reduce costs. Slowly, but surely, it’s now seen more and more at board level to increase competitiveness and business effectiveness, becoming a platform […]

Global Cloud

Amazon and commercial open source in the cloud: It’s complicated

February 18, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Like many platform operators, Amazon has a love-hate relationship with those hosted on its platform. This is particularly true for open-source software creators, who see their products on offer on Amazon’s cloud on terms they are not happy with. It’s […]

Global Cloud

Canonical announces high-performance Android services on the cloud

January 22, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Canonical is best known for Ubuntu Linux, followed by Ubuntu’s dominance on the cloud as the virtual machine (VM) operating system of choice. Now, Canonical is taking a new angle. It’s building an Android app platform on top of an […]

Global Cloud

MariaDB Platform X4 adds cloud-first, columnar storage

January 14, 2020

Via: ZDnet

MariaDB Corporation, the commercial entity behind the MariaDB open source relational database that began life as a “fork” of MySQL, is today announcing a new version of its platform. The release, dubbed Platform X4, brings new a storage paradigm to […]

Global Cloud

Why cloud-native development matters

December 13, 2019

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

Can we all agree that market research statistics should be taken with enough grains of salt to make your cardiologist worry? Good. Having said that, I’m now going to quote some market research statistics. But I do this not to […]

Service Models

Hot new trading site leaked oodles of user data, including login tokens

January 9, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

The past few days have showered plenty of favorable attention on a new trading platform called DX.Exchange, with glowing profiles by Bloomberg News and CNBC. The only problem is that the site, which allows people to trade currencies and digitized […]

Global Cloud

Coming soon: Public blockchains for private business data

November 6, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Accounting and consultancy firm Ernst & Young (EY) has developed a public blockchain network for private business transactions and plans to launch it next year. Enterprise blockchains typically run on private or permissioned blockchains, which are centrally administered but invitation-only […]

Deployment Models, Others

Months After Closing CloudCraze Deal, Salesforce Introduces B2B Commerce

June 13, 2018

Via: CRN

Less than three months after closing its acquisition of CloudCraze, Salesforce on Wednesday introduced a business-to-business offering to its Commerce Cloud portfolio. The CRM market leader unveiled B2B Commerce, a product derived from CloudCraze’s e-commerce platform, and extending Salesforce’s e-commerce […]

Global Cloud

5 Must-Ask Questions When Choosing Your Managed Security Platform

May 24, 2018

Via: Talkin' Cloud

As an MSP, your clients trust you to deliver the robust and reliable security services that protect them from today’s increasing online threats. But are you equipped with the right technology to meet both their needs and your own? Make […]

Service Models

Oracle Buys

May 16, 2018

Via: Cloud Tweaks

ADDS LEADING DATA SCIENCE PLATFORM TO THE ORACLE CLOUD, ENABLING CUSTOMERS TO FULLY UTILIZE MACHINE LEARNING Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire, whose platform centralizes data science tools, projects and infrastructure in a fully-governed […]

Service Models

Why platform is the least important part of your cloud journey

November 16, 2016

Via: CompareTheCloud

Moving to cloud is in effect just another infrastructure migration project – with one further complication, which can make it three times as long and five times as complicated as you originally thought. The good news is that the technology […]


Salesforce debuts chatbot building tools

October 10, 2016

Via: Computerworld

Companies have another set of tools at their disposal to build chatbots. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has begun touting a new LiveMessage service that’s aimed at connecting his company’s Service Cloud with messaging services like Facebook Messenger and SMS. Benioff […]

Service Models

Cloud will be the “default option” for software deployment by 2020

June 23, 2016

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

By the year 2020, it will be a cloudy world. Researchers at Gartner are out this week with new predictions on what the infrastructure computing market will look like in the coming years. And they’re very bullish on the cloud. […]

Featured, Private Cloud, Public Cloud

Cloud Olympics: who is the best in PaaS endeavors?

March 22, 2016

Via: Andy Melman

When acquisitioning PaaS services, a cloud computing client benefits from a platform that gives him the possibility to develop, run and manage applications without investing time and funds into putting together the infrastructure (platform) itself. Making sure to deliver the […]

Service Models

Enterprise PaaS – Agile Architecture for Continuous Innovation

January 25, 2016

Via: Cloud Expo

Although MIT makes the specific point that the Platform Business Model is exactly that, a business model not a technology, there is naturally a clear and powerful link with the Cloud model ‘PaaS’ – Platform as a Service. This offers […]

Service Models

The Seven Ps of High Performance Cloud Apps

January 21, 2016

Via: Cloud Expo

Say it with me… “Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Poor PaaS Performance.” I’m sure you have heard the original 7 Ps before. My version is a little different as I have decided to focus on the performance of Platform as […]