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Skyhigh, Check Point claim cloud security simplification

Cloud security

Cloud access security broker Skyhigh Networks and security vendor Check Point claim they’ve jointly made security, compliance and governance policies for cloud services a lot easier to manage.

Oracle launches a mission critical PaaS from its Slough data centre


Oracle has added new Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud offerings from its Slough data centre, which currently caters for 500 UK and global customers.

OVH claims integration of TimeSeries PaaS with Sigfox IoT cloud

IoT sim

France-based ISP turned cloud operator OVH has announced that its TimeSeries platform service is now integrated with the cloud service provided by IoT specialist Sigfox.

Oracle cloud sales boom but at what price?

Oracle plane

Oracle’s latest quarterly results show a 34% surge in sales of cloud based software and platform services (SaaS and PaaS).

Cloud Foundry launches PaaS certification to combat vendor lock-in

Cloud computing

Trade body the Cloud Foundry Foundation, has announced the industry’s first certification programme for platform as a service (PaaS) offerings as part of its drive to standardise the PaaS sector of cloud computing.

Red Hat launches OpenShift Dedicated for enterprise public cloud

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Open source software vendor Red Hat has launched a new cloud service for enterprise IT and development teams who want help in braving the public cloud.

Mendix targets technical debt avoidance with PaaS release

Mendix aPaaS

Application platform as a service (aPaaS) vendor Mendix has launched a new Application Quality Monitor service, in partnership with software quality advisor SIG.

Cloud28+ promises to clear up the cloudy issues of compliance

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) claims its new Cloud28+ cloud service catalogue will simplify the search for compliant cloud services for European enterprises.

Autodesk launches $100m PaaS developer programme

Autodesk forge platform

CAD software maker Autodesk has put $100m on the table and challenged developers create new cloud friendly design automation systems on its Forge development platform.

SAP to become a Genband reseller as Kandy improves relationship in the cloud


Texas-based comms software specialist Genband has signed SAP as a global reseller of its comms platform-as-a-service (PaaS) Kandy.