Platform as a Service

  • IBM bets $1 billion on PaaS to boost cloud apps

    Posted February 24, 2014 - 4:32 pm

    Unsatisfied with the rate of cloud application development, IBM announced on Monday that it is putting $1 billion behind its platform-as-a-service (PaaS) strategy in hopes of encouraging software makers to build many more apps for the cloud and to migrate existing ones there.
  • The private option brings PaaS back to the forefront

    Posted January 2, 2014 - 10:00 am

    The recent renewed interest in PaaS stems from the emergence of private options that customers want, experts say
  • Red Hat OpenShift upgrade reaffirms commitment to PaaS

    Posted December 3, 2013 - 2:18 pm

    Red Hat has released the second version of its OpenShift Enterprise platform as a service (PaaS), which comes with tools that make it easier to deploy, and provide integration with more hardware options and programming languages. It also is the latest move in the busy PaaS market, which is quickly gaining steam to catch up in importance to the more established IaaS and SaaS markets.
  • Review

    Red Hat OpenShift delivers rapid app deployment, collaboration

    Posted December 2, 2013 - 2:13 pm

    Platform as a Service is a cloud-based hosting environment for application development designed to provide a full-featured development, staging and production environment without the need for extensive in-house infrastructure.
  • Platform as a service heats up

    Posted July 8, 2013 - 1:15 pm

    It's still a tiny market, but it's growing as vendors consolidate and more users give PaaS a try.
  • Big changes in store for the PaaS market

    Posted July 8, 2013 - 12:48 pm

    The platform-as-a-service market is likely to undergo a period of consolidation and change as big enterprise IT vendors and infrastructure-as-a-service vendors vie for a piece of the action.
  • The third leg of the cloud

    Posted July 19, 2012 - 9:00 am

    What we think of as the "cloud" is actually three distinct components: software, infrastructure, and platform as a service. The first two have entered the mainstream. Platform as a service is the least understood, but the most important part of the cloud--and PaaS is what will bring about the biggest changes in how we work, innovate, and do business.
  • Open-source PaaS startup gets $8 million in funding

    Posted August 11, 2011 - 11:10 am

    Cloud-based PHP "Platform as a Service" (PaaS) vendor AppFog on Thursday announced an $8 million round of venture funding.
  • PaaS vendor grabs $10 million in funding

    Posted August 10, 2011 - 3:30 pm

    Venture capitalists continue to pour money into the Platform as a Service (PaaS) market.

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