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Alpha Anywhere

Alpha Anywhere is the single environment that combines all required client and server development features and solves sophisticated...

October 2, 2014 By Alpha Software

Building a predictive model for cloud IT adoption

Our own David Gewirtz introduces a model that is able to provide IT organizations with the ability to quickly see which of their applications would best fit SaaS (software-as-a-service), PaaS (platform-as-a-service), or IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service).

April 21, 2014 by

Software AG enters PaaS game

Software AG has taken its LongJump acquisition and formed a platform-as-a-service suite. The problem is the parts don't all come together until 2014 and the field is crowded.

May 14, 2013 by

Software AG buys PaaS player LongJump

Software AG bolsters its cloud lineup with the acquisition of Long Jump. The plan is to integrate it throughout the company's product lines.

April 25, 2013

Why these ecosystems are SO important [part 4]

In part 4 of this series on PaaS & ERP, we learn how software buyers' shopping will evolve. We also examine how ecosystems permit hockey stick growth within software firms.

April 9, 2012

TIBCO takes PaaS plus integration capabilities to global enterprises via their choice of clouds

Combining platform as a service (PaaS) with a built-in ability to integrate and manage hybrid cloud deployments, TIBCO Software today threw its hat in the cloud computing ring by taking its middleware and Java development and deployment platforms to new heights.Coinciding with the JavaOne conference and coming on the heels of other PaaS announcements this week, TIBCO debuted TIBCO Silver via an online virtual conference.

June 3, 2009 by

LongJump puts PaaS on-premise

In a move that will horrify multi-tenancy purists but bring a smile to the face of many conventional ISVs desperate to launch SaaS offerings of their own, PaaS provider LongJump has today made its platform available as installable licensed software.

March 31, 2009 by

How PaaS pulls software pricing down

Utility pricing charged by PaaS providers really starts to put the spotlight on the prices charged by SaaS vendors for all classes of applications. Vendors are going to have a tough time justfying the value they add when the pricing deltas are this wide.

April 25, 2008 by's bold development platform vision [includes executive podcast]'s Tour de Force roadshow is traveling around the world to present the company's platform as a service (PaaS) strategy, which it calls According to Marc Benioff,'s ebullient CEO, the company's long-term vision for PaaS represents nothing less a sea change for software development.Also listen to my podcast interview with Steve Cakebread, President and Chief Strategy Officer of Steve comments on his company's strategy, discusses on-premises software, and presents's vision for mobile devices.

April 23, 2008 by

Microsoft’s Platform as a Service Plans: Putting the Pieces Together

Microsoft is getting into the platform as a service (PaaS) market, and doing so in a rather major, though stealthy way. It’s no secret that the company’s Software+Services strategy has a lot of PaaS capabilities, but putting together information from announcements and briefings at this week’s Dynamics Convergence conference, as well as a previous Office developer’s conference, reveals what looks like a very strong and impressive set of initiatives.

March 14, 2008 by

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