XaaS

Why you should try ‘cloudstorming’ for your next cloud project

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 […]

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The XaaS family: Understanding Iaas, PaaS and SaaS

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 […]

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IBM challenges NC State students to hack its BlueMix XaaS platform

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.

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Driving as a service

Are you wondering about the title? Well, this is no new product announcement of IBM, rather than some thoughts about the idea of cloud computing that arose when I saw a video of the vision of car driving in 2028 according to Volkswagen.

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