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CollabNet Upgrades Agile Dev Platform for Social, Cloud Collaboration

CollabNet recently announced a new version of its TeamForge Agile software development platform new social coding collaboration features, among other changes.

JAX 2011: Java Must 'Seize the Lead in the Cloud,' Says SpringSource Founder

There are clouds on the horizon for Java -- or there better be, says Rod Johnson, founder of the Spring framework and senior vice president of the Application Platform Division at VMware.

Java PaaS Provider CloudBees Launches Integrated Partner Ecosystem

The new CloudBees Ecosystem is designed to bring cloud-based services from the company's partners directly to developers within the CloudBees platform.

Open Source Integration Platform Adds Hybrid Cloud Support

Commercial open-source middleware maker Talend has taken its recently announced Unified Integration Platform into the cloud.

New Developer Opportunities Arrive with Apple's iOS 5, iCloud

Apple took the wraps off of two huge initiatives at its Worldwide Developer Conference this week, both with major implications for its developers.

Java/.NET Interop Provider Offering New Bridges in the Cloud

Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge is jumping deep into the cloud with a major update of its flagship toolset.

Amazon Cloud RDS Now Supporting Oracle Databases

On Tuesday, Amazon announced that its Amazon Web Services' (AWS) Relational Database Service (RDS) can now support Oracle 11G Release 2 databases.

Software AG Acquires Terracotta To Boost Cloud Strategy

Java clustering infrastructure provider Terracotta announced this morning that it's being acquired by German business process management (BPM) vendor Software AG.

Azure Makes Presence Known at Tech-Ed 2011

Microsoft is showing off what it has in store for customers using its cloud platform at this year's Tech-Ed conference with Azure and device-compatible announcements.

Red Hat Releases OpenShift for Cloud, Unveils Upcoming CloudForms

A Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) products are now available for developers and new software to enable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) through Red Hat.

Amazon Comes Clean on Cloud Outage

A detailed postmortem explaining Amazon Web Service's massive outage last week that crippled numerous sites was released on Friday.

Dell's Boomi Adds Java Message Service to Integration Cloud

Dell just announced an update to its recently acquired Boomi software that will include Java Message Service (JMS) connectors for middleware products.

VMware Launches Cloud Foundry as First 'Open' PaaS

VMware announced the launch of Cloud Foundry, which the company is touting as the as the first "open platform as a service" (PaaS), on Tuesday.

Three Vendors Team Up To Launch OpenStack Demos

Dell, Equinix and Rackspace today launched a demo of the environment available for service providers and enterprise customers to test cloud-based apps running atop the OpenStack platform.

SCCVM 2012 Test Release To Get Server App-V for Windows Azure Beta

Microsoft's Server Application Virtualization tool for Windows Azure was included in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 beta 2, released earlier this week.

Amazon Appstore Opens, Without AT&T Support

The Amazon Appstore for Android is officially open for business.

VMware Buys Visual, Java-Based Cloud Development Platform

Virtualization vendor VMware recently announced the acquisition of WaveMaker, a San Francisco-based provider of a graphical development platform for Java-based Web and cloud applications.'s Service Cloud Goes for Social Media recently announced its Service Cloud app will offer native Facebook integration and other social media tracking and scoring tools.

CIO Panel: Moving Data to Cloud Doesn't Change Ownership

A recent panel of defense and civilian agency CIOs discussed the notion that moving applications to the cloud computing does not mean giving up control of the data -- as long as you get a guarantee in writing.

Amazon Launches Bulk E-mail Service

Add transactional e-mail hosting and distribution to the list of services offered by Amazon Web Services.

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