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VMforce = Java + Spring Java Platform + vCloud + SalesForce Data Center

Today, VMware and SalesForce.com announced VMforce, “the first enterprise cloud for Java Developers”. VMforce is therefore the latest Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. For those of you not steeped in cloud acronyms, a PaaS cloud includes the hardware, the necessary OS bits, the virtualization layer, and an application runtime environment (think Google AppEngine). The other types of clouds are Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) which is just the hardware, the virtualization layer and the OS bits (think Amazon EC2), and Application or Software as a Service (SaaS) which is the full application (think SalesForce.com). Continue reading VMforce = Java + Spring Java Platform + vCloud + SalesForce Data Center