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Cloud Foundry Now Offering PaaS Interoperability

VMware-sponsored Cloud Foundry announced this week it has moved to simplify its effort to provide PaaS interoperability with the introduction of Cloud Foundry Core.

VMware Unveils GemFire 7.0 In-Memory Data Platform

VMware has launched the latest version of its in-memory data platform, vFabric GemFire 7.0, which offers new features aimed at making it easier for Java developers to build apps that process massive volumes of data and scale within the cloud.

Continuuity Targets Developers with Big Data AppFabric

Continuuity Inc. this week announced Big Data AppFabric, consisting of big data application development tools and an application runtime platform running in the cloud.

IBM Voices Support for PaaS at Cloud Forum

IBM emphasized Platform as a Service (PaaS) as the next frontier for enterprise cloud computing at its annual Cloud Innovation Forum in New York last week.

Precog Launches Beta Platform Aimed at Big Data Developers

Precog recently announced the launch of its big data infrastructure platform in public beta, aiming to simplify the capture, storage and analysis of large amounts of data by developers through the use of cloud-based APIs.

Alfresco ECM Launches Open Cloud API for Mobile Apps

Alfresco has released a new open API for its cloud-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform, Alfresco in the Cloud.

AT&T and IBM Unveil Joint Enterprise Cloud Services

IBM and AT&T said they are getting together to offer their shared customers cloud services that use IBM's compute and storage infrastructure, and network connectivity provided by AT&T.

CloudBees Offers New One-Click Services, Google App Engine Support

CloudBees recently announced two new services and news that its implementation of the Jenkins continuous integration (CI) server has been extended to Google's App Engine.

Oracle Affirms Cloud Commitment at OpenWorld

Oracle has announced at its OpenWorld conference in San Francisco that it's adding to its product line new online storage services.

Heroku's New Enterprise Cloud Service for Java

Salesforce unveiled a new Heroku-based enterprise cloud service for Java at its annual Dreamforce conference, underway this week in San Francisco.

Amazon Web Services Adds SQL Server to Virtual Private Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service is now supporting Amazon RDS for SQL Server.

Polyglot PaaS Provider AppFog Acquires Nodester

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company AppFog today announced the acquisition of Nodester, provider of a PaaS based on the open source Node.js server-side JavaScript development environment.

Java PaaS Provider CloudBees Grows Its Ecosystem

CloudBees has added six vendors to its partner ecosystem, adding new services the company says will fill more holes in the road for Java jocks rolling toward the cloud.

OpenStack Preview Released

The Technology Preview of Red Hat's OpenStack software was released this week.

Private Cloud Software Released by Rackspace

Rackspace has made available free software for the purpose of building private clouds based on the same platform that runs the company's cloud hosting service.

AppFog Partners with Rackspace To Support OpenStack

Platform-as-a-Service provider AppFog recently announced it has joined with cloud hoster Rackspace to make it possible for its users to deploy apps on the OpenStack-based Rackspace cloud.

Nimbula Adds Hadoop to Private Cloud

Nimbula is now offering what it claims is the first Apache Hadoop-based distribution designed to process Big Data in private clouds.

Rackspace Expands Support for the OpenStack Platform

Racskpace announced that as of August 1, its Cloud Servers and its Rackspace Cloud Databases now run on the OpenStack platform.

HP Releases Cloud Object Storage to Public

Hewlett-Packard announced on Wednesday that customers can purchase the company's HP Cloud Object Storage and CDN.

Amazon Releases AWS Cloud Security Practices

Last week the company submitted a 42-page document detailing security policies for Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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