Posts Tagged ‘PAAS’

OnDemand Speed Links 21 January 2009

Team Obamas Technology Goals Many of the new Obama administrations technology initatives will directly affect providers and consumers of Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing Technologies. Sun Enters the PAAS Space Victoria Ho; over on ZDNet Asia, covered Matt Thompson’s announcement that Sun intends to become a Platform As A Service Provider. (PAAS) AWS Management…

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4 Reasons Why SaaS Will Rule During The Recession

Although most of the world’s economies are just now beginning to feel the effects of the current economic recession, Software as A Service (SaaS) adoption should increase as companies cut back on large expenditures and look for ways to do more with less budget. Not all SaaS companies will survive the continuing shakeout in the…

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Wolfram Details Mathematica EC2 Cloud Offering

Wolfram Research; developers of the very popular line of Mathematica computational applications, have announced the availability of Mathematica on Amazon EC2. Computational and analytical applications are the latest packaged and grid software offerings to make the transition over to a cloud computing model. Mathematica’s cloud computing offering is intended for its entire customer base, but…

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Yieldex Chosen As AWS StartUp Challenge Winner

As further evidence that many VC’s are still a step behind market and economic trends, Yieldex was chosen as the winner of the 2008 Amazon Web Services Start-Up Challenge. I am surprised that a startup that has developed a solution for managing online advertising (In the middle of a huge economic and online advertising downturn) won the…

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Developer Preview of Force.Com Sites

Salesforce announced last week at its annual Dreamforce user and developer conference in San Francisco Force.com Sites. Force.com Sites is Salesforce’s entry into the burgeoning Cloud Computing arena. Force.com Sites are only available at the moment in a developer preview and are expected to be released to production in calendar year 2009. Built on Salesforce.coms…

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Cloud Computing In Plain English

Michael Sheehan and Tim Wayne; from OnDemand Beat Sponsor GoGrid, have created an excellent Plain English Video for Cloud Computing. Looks like the team at CommonCraft has a bit of competition now.

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