3 years, 5 months ago

The Cloud: What’s UNIX® Got to Do With It?

By The Open Group Cloud computing has come of age and is the solution of choice for CIOs looking to maximize use of resources while minimizing capital spend.[1] Cloud solutions, whether it is infrastructure, platform or service, have the appeal … Continue reading

5 years, 9 months ago

The PaaS shakeup and what it means for OpenStack

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is hot! Why? Because the year started with a lot of link-bait articles declaring PaaS dead. That’s a clear sign, right? More seriously, the expected size of the public PaaS market will be $14 billion by 2017. That’s about 10 percent of the application development and deployment market, which means two things: PaaS is becoming significant and there still is plenty of room to grow. If this doesn’t.

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6 years, 1 month ago

The cloud landscape described, categorized, and compared

“I work for a PaaS company” I answered him. “Ah, okay, great”, and he moved to another subject. It was a cold winter day on a hipster cloud conference. He wasn’t the only one that directly knew what my company did. Most people there knew the difference between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and therefore knew exactly what a PaaS company did, right? Well, not exactly… Nowadays, it’s.

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7 years, 9 months ago

Open Group Security Gurus Dissect the Cloud: Higher of Lower Risk

By Dana Gardner, Interarbor Solutions For some, any move to the Cloud — at least the public Cloud — means a higher risk for security. For others, relying more on a public Cloud provider means better security. There’s more of a concentrated a…

7 years, 10 months ago

First Technical Standard for Cloud Computing – SOCCI

By E.G. Nadhan, HP The Open Group just announced the availability of its first Technical Standard for the Cloud – Service Oriented Cloud Computing Infrastructure Framework (SOCCI), which outlines the concepts and architectural building blocks necessa…