Say you’ve decided to hedge your IT bets with a multi-cloud environment. That’s excellent, except, what’s your applications and data strategy? That’s not an idle question. The hard reality is that if you don’t coordinate your cloud environments, innovative applications will struggle to integrate with traditional systems. Cost management, security and compliance — like organizational […]
What is the Cloudant database as a service (DBaaS)? This year IBM acquired a company called Cloudant, whose product offers a fully deployed and available data store for immediate development and highly available production. Cloudant, an IBM company, eliminates complexity and enables developers of fast-growing web and mobile apps to focus on building their applications […]
The models of infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS) have been around for some time now. As time goes by, more and more “as a service” models are being introduced. Since there are so many of them, we can be said to be heading into […]
Today, IBM launches its marketplace for cloud in conjunction with IBM Impact 2014 in Las Vegas. At this marketplace (http://ibm.com/cloud/marketplace), you can find all you need for your cloud projects. It spans from consulting services to runtime environments and from infrastructure as a service (IaaS) to software as a service (SaaS). It is a real, single landing […]
Rene continues with the third installment in his six-part series by digging into cloud-provided services.