Monthly Archives: February 2013

PaaSes loving PaaSes: CloudBees offers Cloud Foundry integration

Originally posted on Gigaom:
The lines are blurring in the Platform-as-a-Service world. It used to be that if you developed in a given PaaS, you probably deployed in that PaaS. But that’s changing. For example,  CloudBees, the self-proclaimed Java-specific PaaS…

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Cloud Foundry faces fear of forking

Originally posted on Gigaom:
The rumblings have been around for weeks but now they’re breaking the surface: Cloud Foundry, the open source platform-as-a-service framework faces a bit of an insurrection. Several vendors, such as AppFog, ActiveState, Tier 3, Uhuru, etc.…

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Exclusive: Happtique releases standards for ‘seal of approval’ for mobile health

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With an estimated 40,000 mobile health apps (PDF) available for doctors, consumers and others in healthcare, it can be hard to separate quality apps from, well, crap.  A November report from the New England Center for Investigative…

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Meet OneAPI, the technology that could make carriers relevant in mobile apps

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Carriers have devised a new way to insert themselves into the mobile apps value chain. They want to become the identity managers for mobile services that require user registration or authentication. Just as many apps today…

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Update: Cloud, Mobility And Apps Are Redefining Corporate Authentication In 2013 Not Microsoft.

BYOD also means Choose Your Own Authentication Service. Applications within App stores are not focused on integration with Active Directory Services(ADS) but cloud services like Google, FaceBook and SalesForce.com. Google demonstrated this today with the announcement: Google+ hopes it has … Continue reading

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Google+ hopes it has found an identity with new app sign-in feature

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Maybe now we’ll find out exactly how many people are really  using Google+. On Tuesday, the company plans to announce the launch of the Google+ sign-in for apps and websites, letting developers use Google’s credentials to allow…

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Exclusive: RightScale is first to resell, support Google Compute Engine

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Here’s something to ponder for those who don’t see Google(s goog) Compute Engine as ready for primetime: RightScale will start reselling and providing first-line support of the Google public cloud infrastructure. This is big news. RightScale…

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