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OpenShift PaaS Roadmap for Enterprises Outlined by Red Hat

Red Hat said it plans to extend its platform as a service (PaaS) OpenShift operating environment to enterprises building private and hybrid clouds, according to an announcement made on Wednesday.

Amazon's Cloud Services Adds Support for ASP.NET, SQL Developers

Amazon Web Services launched Amazon Relational Database Services on Monday for Microsoft SQL Server and ASP.NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

Windows Azure Devs Get Telephony and Text Messaging APIs

On Wednesday Microsoft announced that it has signed a deal with Twilio that will give developers the ability to have voice and SMS-enabled applications run on the Windows Azure cloud service.

CollabNet Launches ALM Platform CloudForge

CollabNet, a distributor of the Subversion open-source application lifecycle management (ALM) platform, is bringing its source version control (SVC) technology to the cloud.

Titanium Cross-Mobile Dev Platform Updated for Cloud

Appcelerator, a Mountain View, Calif.-based mobile platform company, has just released a new version of its open source Titanium application development platform.

Java PaaS CloudBees Donates 5 Plugins to Jenkins

Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees continues its support of the open-source, Java-based Jenkins continuous integration (CI) tool by contributing five plugins to the community.

Rackspace Moves its Cloud Servers to OpenStack

Rackspace, the first OpenStack co-sponsor and co-contributor along with NASA, announced its cloud compute service is now based on the OpenStack platform.

HP's Converged Cloud Provides Architected Path

Hewlett-Packard recently announced its Converged Cloud strategy the company said aims to combines private, managed and public clouds with traditional IT.

IBM Announces New Line of Private Cloud Products

IBM last week announced it will deliver cloud-focused hardware and software for enterprises, hosting facilities and cloud service providers.

Amazon Appstore Adds In-App Purchasing API

The Amazon third-party developer community, which has been growing quickly through the success of the Kindle Fire, is likely to pick up even more steam with its announcement of the In-App Purchasing API.

Cloud Foundry Celebrates First Year, Releases Deployment Tool

VMware celebrated the first anniversary of its Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service (PaaS) today with a mid-day party, the announcement of several new partnerships and the launch of a new deployment tool.

eXo To Offer Cloud-Based 'Intranet-as-a-Service'

eXo, the French company best known for its GateIn-based enterprise Java portal, on Monday released a free public beta of eXo Cloud Workspaces, a new social "intranet-as-a-service" solution.

Microsoft Unveils 'Cloud Build' Feature for TFS/Azure

Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a new cloud-based build service for its upcoming hosted Team Foundation Service.

New Open Source Mobile Testing Platform for iOS and Android

Gorilla Logic this week released MonkeyTalk, a free and open source tool for testing native and hybrid apps built for both iOS and Android.

SQL Server 2012 Hits RTM Milestone

SQL Server 2012 has hit its release-to-manufacturing milestone and is available for testing as an evaluation version, Microsoft announced today.

HP Unveils Security Platform at RSA

HP today unveiled a new platform of integrated security solutions that, according the company, is designed to "bridge the gap between security and IT operations of security solutions."

Java Debugging Added to Updated Micro Cloud Foundry

VMware this week released a new version of its Micro Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service (PaaS) with support for Java debugging.

Java PaaS CloudBees Offers Hybrid Deployment

Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees unveiled Tuesday a new service for hybrid deployments of production applications.

Guthrie Talks Node.js and Azure at Cloud Event

The open-source Node.js server-side JavaScript development environment was the spotlight of Microsoft's keynote presentation.

Cloud9 Launches Documentation Site for Node.js Devs

Cloud9, makers of a Web-based integrated development environment (IDE) for Javascript and HTML 5 applications, was in the spotlight at this week's Node Summit because of its support of Microsoft's Azure cloud.

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