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Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry: Cloud Foundry, a VMware-led project, is the world's first open Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. Cloud Foundry provides a platform for building, deploying, and running cloud apps using Spring for Java developers, Rails and Sinatra for Ruby developers, Node.js and other JVM frameworks including Grails. (Source: Cloud Computing Journal)

SaaS Security Provisions Inadequate, say Gartner

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A new report from analysts at research house Gartner says that commercial cloud buyers, especially those purchasing SaaS solutions, are finding "security provisions inadequate”. This is for the most part due to "ambiguous terms regarding the maintenance of data confidentiality, data integrity and recovery after a data loss incident” in SaaS contracts. This makes it more difficult to manage risk and defend themselves when it comes to auditors and regulators, as users report thei ...   read more

SuccessFactors signs VMware Cloud Foundry deal

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Business execution suite specialist SuccessFactors has signed a deal with VMware to make data from business planning software available to third-party apps via the Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service (PaaS). The partnership is expected to streamline both the development and deployment of software-as-a-service applications. Placeholder0SuccessFactors claimed that the integration of employee data with services such as Google Maps took a matter of hours using well known developmen ...   read more