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6 Reasons IT Needs PaaS

By Kathy Thomas, July 15, 2014

Developers have enjoyed the benefits of a public PaaS—deployment of their apps without a cumbersome process of IT tickets and wait times. However, circumventing the process and using a "rogue" cloud, while tempting, is only a temporary solution and not suitable as a long-term strategy. IT will shut it down… eventually.

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Can PaaS Really Reduce the US Fed’s IT Budget by $20.5 Billion?

By Bart Copeland, November 22, 2013
In the recent MeriTalk study (“PaaS or Play? Cloud’s Next Move”), it was reported that $20.5 Billion (or 25%) of the Fed’s annual IT budget could be saved by moving to a platform-as-a-service (PaaS).
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Cloud Security Checklist for Your Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

By Bart Copeland, October 23, 2013

Cloud Security ChecklistSecurity is a primary concern when organizations are ready to develop using cloud based technologies and can even inhibit cloud adoption. Some of the common issues cited include the perceived lack of control using a public cloud, visibility into the cloud or data compliance requirements.

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Latest ActiveState Stackato Release Extends PaaS support to OpenStack Ecosystem

By Diane Mueller, January 19, 2012

Stackato adds support for OpenStack, XenServer, KVM and More

The ever-expanding OpenStack ecosystem now has an enterprise-ready PaaS. Stackato, built on Cloud Foundry and hardened for the enterprise, now supports vSphere, Amazon/AMI, HP Cloud Services, OpenStack, Citrix XenServer, and KVM infrastructure models.

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