Service-Oriented Architecture and PaaS Cloud Providers

In a recent article, David Linthicum posited that “Most PaaS providers are really SOA-based development platforms.” I like that his article clearly makes the connection between service-oriented architecture and the use of services from PaaS Cloud Providers. Take a look at SOA Dead? Not If You’re Using PaaS for App Dev.


Published:June 26, 2013 View Post

Cloud Users’ View of Security

Two recent surveys (details below) support the driving and restraining forces related to security shown in the Force Field Analysis for Using a Public Cloud instead of an In-House Private Cloud posted a couple weeks ago. Participants in both surveys were Cloud users. Data supporting the driving forces: The TechInsights Report 2013: Cloud Succeeds stated…


Published:June 19, 2013 View Post

Changes for IT and Regulatory Requirements

This post picks up on two ideas in my last post. The firstĀ  idea is that IT will have significant change, in part, from the adoption of Cloud Computing. Take a look at IT Departments Won’t Exist in Five Years at It states that: Consumerization of IT and self-service trends will lead to a…


Published:June 12, 2013 View Post