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Agile Cloud Development

The Pros and Cons of Private and Public PaaS

Agile Cloud Development

I just returned from attending the Cloud Expo in New York City this week. The conference was dominated by private and hybrid cloud topics. There were several private Platform as a Service (PaaS) vendors attending whom I spent a great deal of time talking to as I walked the floor. It seems these days that many enterprises default to private and hybrid clouds and therefore insist on private PaaS as well. It is critical that consumers of PaaS services understand the pros and cons of both public and private PaaS before making a commitment to a PaaS deployment model.

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VMForce – Speculation on the new Salesforce.com and VMware alliance

On April 27th, Marc Benioff, chairman & CEO of salesforce.com, and Paul Maritz, president & CEO of VMware will make “an exciting joint product announcement on the future of cloud computing”. With a complete lack of knowledge of what is really going to get announced, here are some things that could get announced that would make this significant. There is a new web site, www.vmforce.com that invites anyone to sign up to be part of the announcement. 

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