Salesforce Spending $100 Million A Year To Host On Amazon’s Cloud (AWS)

Salesforce announced that it has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider. “We are excited to expand our strategic relationship with Amazon as our preferred public cloud infrastructure provider,” said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, Salesforce. “There is no public cloud infrastructure provider that is more sophisticated or has more robust enterprise capabilities… Continue reading Salesforce Spending $100 Million A Year To Host On Amazon’s Cloud (AWS)

VMware Announces Cloud Foundry

If VMware has anything to say about it, developers are going to get more familiar with the concept of cloud computing quite soon.  Today, VMware announced Cloud Foundry, which it’s describing as “a new generation of application platform.” An official statement on the matter explained, “Cloud Foundry streamlines the development, delivery and operations of modern… Continue reading VMware Announces Cloud Foundry

Salesforce.com Discusses "Woodstock For Cloud Developers"

We wouldn’t count on there being any legendary musical acts, and for the sake of not seeing attendees get arrested en masse, we hope there won’t be much drug use.  But Salesforce.com provided some details about an event called Cloudstock today, and claimed it’ll amount to Woodstock for cloud developers. To first cover the basics:… Continue reading Salesforce.com Discusses "Woodstock For Cloud Developers"

Saffron Launches Cloud Developer Platform

Privately held software firm, Saffron Technology, has launched SaffronSierra, a cloud-based platform-as-a-service open to software app developers worldwide. Saffron is offering a 30-day free trial, along with usage-based pricing plans. SaffronSierra members have access to all the tools developers need to build and deploy low-cost, cloud based associative memory solutions. “With SaffronSierra we are bringing… Continue reading Saffron Launches Cloud Developer Platform

Rackspace Launches Cloud Program

The Rackspace Cloud, the cloud computing division of Rackspace Hosting has announced its new Partner Program aimed at developers and IT managers. The program includes online resources such as a web portal for tracking and reporting; webinars and marketing collateral; opportunities for co-marketing; and open, standards-based APIs that are easy to build upon. The Rackspace… Continue reading Rackspace Launches Cloud Program