Posts Tagged ‘PAAS’

Q&A with Rackspace Cloud’s Emil Sayegh

San Antonio based Rackspace is a global web host and cloud provider known for their high end managed hosting and dedicated services. The company delivers managed services to over 16,000 customers from eight data centers worldwide. Rackspace has recently made quite a splash within the Cloud Industry with the launch of a number of Cloud…

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Inside VMware’s vSphere Launch

VMware this week officially launched vSphere v4 at its headquarters in Palo Alto. vSphere is the long awaited 64 bit successor to VMware’s ESX line of virtualization solutions. Written to take advantage of the Intel Xeon 5500 “Nehalem” chipset; vSphere has about 150 new features compared to ESX. vSphere has an incredible (in my opinion)…

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Review of Dot.Cloud: The 21st Century Business Platform

  Peter Fingar’s New Book; Dot.Cloud, looks at the current Cloud Computing landscape and and what it all means for business in the future. Dot.Cloud is not a technical “how to” for companies interested in creating Cloud applications and solutions but is a business book that firms can utilize to make informed decisions about how best to…

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Appirio Professional Service Essentials On Force.com

San Mateo, CA based Appirio provides strategy, implementation and education services along with its core On-Demand applications that help enterprises accelerate their adoption of cloud based applications. Founded in 2006, Appirio is one of the fastest growing Google and Saleforce.com partners and has over 2000 customers in a number of vertical industries. One of key…

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Mid 2009 Cloud Computing Conferences And Camps

There are a slew of Cloud Computing Conferences and Camps scheduled between March and July 2009. Some of the more notable ones are: March – June – There are 11 Cloud Camps scheduled worldwide in the next 4 months. March 30 – April 1 – The 2nd annual Cloud Computing Conference and Expo will be…

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OnDemand Speed Links 20 February 2009

SAP Acquires Coghead IP Dennis Howlett analyzes SAP acquisition of Cogheads Intellectual Property. Dennis opines that Caspio and Intuit are in the running for acquiring Cogheads customer base. Oracle Gains The Most From Amazon and IBM Deal Dennis Gardner’s interesting take on how Oracle comes out smelling like a rose with the recently announced IBM…

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