A simple guide to Cloud Computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, BaaS, DBaaS, iPaaS, IDaaS, APIMaaS

Cloud computing is something that I find many people still questioning the value of. http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/onepercent/2012/01/letting-gamers-experience-the.html What is Cloud computing? I don’t know if this qualifies as the “dumb aaS” guide but it is the simplest way I can explain the benefits of Cloud Computing and what all the fuss is about, what these terms mean and […]

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Security in the cloud age

Numerous studies (2013 Cloud Computing Study) have suggested that cloud security is a major adoption stumbling block for major enterprises.   I think this is bogus.  It’s not that I doubt the study results but I think that security is the “excuse” executives and people use in general when they don’t want to do something […]

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Selecting a DevOps PaaS Platform

Selecting a DevOps or PaaS Platform is the term to describe automation of the process of moving software products from development to production. This is a key part of creating software agility in an organization and essential to compete in the new enterprise. There are many ways and products to help you achieve DevOps automation […]

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Gartner posts new “hottest” Enterprise megatrends

Check out: http://www.gartner.com/technology/research/top-10-technology-trends/ Gartner says the following are the megatrends: MOBILE DEVICES BATTLES MOBILE APPS AND HTML5 PERSONAL CLOUD THE INTERNET OF THINGS HYBRID IT AND CLOUD COMPUTING STRATEGIC BIG DATA ACTIONABLE ANALYTICS MAINSTREAM IN-MEMORY COMPUTING (IMC) INTEGRATED ECOSYSTEMS  ENTERPRISE APP STORES I am going to focus on the last 2 Megatrends in their list […]

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The Landscape of PaaS

THE LANDSCAPE OF PAAS Where to start?  I was at a Cisco meeting a few days ago.   One of the Cisco people proceeded to talk about plans for SDN.   It’s not important to know what SDN is but in the process he went on one of the most impressive diatribes of acronyms I’ve […]

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