Today, the cloud is affecting how we have discussions in information technology (IT) and business sectors. In fact, “cloudstorming” is a term that has been used to describe brainstorming around cloud-related projects. But to fully understand this idea, we need to start at the beginning of cloud. The concept of the cloud was taken from […]
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 […]
Last month, IBM jStart challenged more than 30 students at North Carolina State University to hack IBM’s next generation everything as a service (XaaS) and cloud platform called IBM BlueMix. The theme of the hackathon focused on rapid web application development as well as social data web applications.