The benefits of migrating workloads between different cloud providers or between private and public clouds can only truly be redeemed with an understanding of the cloud business model and cloud workload management. It seems that cloud adoption has reached the phase where advanced cloud users are creating their own hybrid solutions or migrating between clouds […]

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As we climb up the cloud layers scale, the complexity increases hence the vendor lock-in. PaaS as well as SaaS layers present stronger vendor lock-in than the IaaS layer.  Did you read the 1st part on IaaS Lock-In ? The Cloud Lock-In (Part 1): Public IaaS is Great ! The PaaS vendor releases the “cloud applications’ developers” from […]

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The three layers of cloud computing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS occupy the headlines with significant capabilities undergo continuous improvement to host services in the cloud. This growing market is slowly changing so that offered services will become generic. The current evolving struggle is the deployment and management of SaaS applications in the cloud, Gartner calls […]

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Traditional ISV conversion to become a pure SaaS vendor should carefully plan its application deployment strategy. Below you can find the steps list how to start suggested by David Linthicum. By learning the PaaS Market and selecting relevant vendors traditional ISV will present a fast go-to-market and eventually a smoother conversion to a SaaS vendor – Understand the […]

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> > > > >   Market Overview and Definitions  According to Gartner’s PaaS Road Map report, cloud-based solutions will grow at a faster rate than on-premises solutions. By 2015, 50% of all ISVs will be SaaS providers. Most enterprises will hold major part of their business applications running on the cloud computing infrastructure, using PaaS […]

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3 PaaS Providers

Heroku – Paas provider which was acquired last year by salesforce. ”Given what I’ve seen from the Heroku guys so far I think they have a strong enough vision and understanding of their customers that they will be able to fend off the temptations of SF execs to meddle with their newly acquired toy.” Google AppEngine […]

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I strongly believe that advanced ISVs should think PaaS and the first ones to deliver platform capabilities include a robust SOA will be the ones to lead their industry web ecosystem. Check the following list of PaaS features: 1. Multi-tenant architecture 2. Customizable /Programmable User Interface 3. Unlimited Database Customization 4. Robust Workflow engine/capabilities 5. […]

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APIs are like websites: they are available most of the time, but unfortunately not all the time.  WatchMouse is a global industry leader in website and application performance monitoring. WatchMouse API and web services (cloud) monitoring checks the availability and performance of APIs and web services. Using the its scripting technology the full flow of […]

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Gartner Says 2011 Will Be the Year of Platform as a Service “Early consolidation of specialized PaaS offerings into PaaS suites will also be evident. New vendors will enter the market through acquisitions or in-house development. Users can expect a wave of innovation and hype. It will be harder to find a consistent message, standards […]

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Gartner Says 2011 Will Be the Year of Platform as a Service “Early consolidation of specialized PaaS offerings into PaaS suites will also be evident. New vendors will enter the market through acquisitions or in-house development. Users can expect a wave of innovation and hype. It will be harder to find a consistent message, standards […]

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