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XaaS: Digital Transformation Delivered as a Service.

By Dick Weisinger

XaaS = Anything/Everything/Technology as a Service. It is a catch-all term for the many types of cloud computing scenarios, like SaaS (Software/Applications as a service), PaaS (Platform as a service), DBaaS (Database) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service). Amarkant Singh,

Cloud Computing: Most Cloud Revenues are Generated by Just a Few Top Vendors

By Dick Weisinger

Cloud Computing is expected to grow at a rate of 36 percent annually from now until 2016.  The current market size is about $5.7 billion and will reach $20 billion in 2016.  Two-thirds of the revenue is being generated by

SaaS: Google Apps Takes on Business

By Dick Weisinger

Google has had some false starts in trying to mold its software into something that would be attractive to businesses, especially large businesses. But, they keep trying… Google has recently done a retake and revamp of its App Engine product,

SaaS: The fine line of "Cloud Computing"

By Dick Weisinger

What does “cloud computing” mean to you? The people at Gartner say that there are two popularly accepted definitions for cloud computing, and if you’re not on the same wavelength, you easily can misunderstand or be misunderstood. The most prevalent

PaaS: Software Vendors' Ticket to On-Demand

By Dick Weisinger

Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a metered on-demand infrastructure designed to host on-demand applications. “The PaaS model makes all of the facilities required to support the end-to-end life cycle of building and delivering web applications and services entirely available