Financial Institutions (FIs) find that deploying PaaS and IaaS solutions within a private cloud environment are an attractive alternative to technology silos created by disparate server hardware, operating systems, applications and application programming interfaces (APIs). Private cloud deployments enable firms to take a software-defined approach to scaling and provisioning hardware and computing resources.
FIs face a number of challenges as they build out their private cloud and PaaS environments:
Financial services firms are deploying private clouds and PaaS to improve IT manageability and to empower developers,
I just read a good post by Sam Charrington on RWW titled, The Disintegration of PaaS. He points out that early PaaS vendors had to build out the whole stack, including application server, database, file storage, etc. This locks applications into a specific stack. He goes on to say that we are now moving into a new evolution of PaaS, where some of the component pieces of the platform, e.g., databases, are available from other service vendors.
We’re pleased to announce Mule iON public beta, a cloud-based integrationplatform as a service (iPaaS) that enables developers to integrate and orchestrate applications and services. With Mule iON, you can integrate with popular SaaS application, cloud services, and social media platforms easily using a library of out-of-the-box cloud connectors. At the same time, you can integrate your enterprise applications as well,
While cloud trends have been gaining momentum over the lat 8 years or so, developers have largely been nonplused. After all, both SaaS and IaaS largely affect the business and IT (and developers are largely allergic to buzz words and trends). However, PaaS is all about the developer. PaaS addresses the part where we build stuff.
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