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The Ultimate Cloud Computing Stack For Startups

What startup companies need first and most of all is one thing: sell their product.

If the product is not yet ready to sell, the startup must set its goal to finish developing it, so they put it on the market to bring in positive cash flow. They need to get their core business rolling, and cash flowing into the company. All else is subsidiary.

Topics: Cloud Computing Paas Cloud Stack Startups

Platform as a Service Providers: A Definition

You'll find many Platform as a Service providers out there in a time when PaaS technology has more use than ever. If you're new to what PaaS is, it's important to learn about what it can do to help your development team work more efficiently and pare down your infrastructure expenditures.

Topics: Paas

Selecting A PaaS Cloud Provider: What To Look For

Using PaaS (or Platform as a Service) has become a favorite element of cloud services to help development and deployment of your cloud applications. It's never a good idea to build a cloud application until you have PaaS in place since it provides the hardware and software you need to help your developers work properly.

The problem is finding a PaaS provider within a sea of competitors. You'll notice PaaS provider competition is intense due to the technology being so much in demand in the development community.

Topics: Paas

How To Evaluate Platform As A Service Providers (PaaS) For Your Startup

As a startup, you obviously have many budgetary limitations that may hold you back on getting the technology you need to spread your wings. The cloud might sound daunting if you're new to it, but it's an obvious choice to startups that can't afford to buy physical equipment. At the heart of this is numerous "as a service" features many cloud providers offer.

Topics: Paas Startups

PaaS vs. IaaS: What's The Difference?

Perhaps you've heard your IT team take on a PaaS vs. IaaS debate lately, and you're still mystified over what these acronyms mean. If you're new to cloud services, you're probably still trying to understand many of the "as a service" options cloud providers give you. PaaS and IaaS are two of the most popular, though you also have SaaS (Software as a Service), and many others placing your business tools in the cloud.

Topics: Paas

Top 3 PaaS Providers For Startups

Searching for a PaaS provider is a tough process now because of how many there are and each one saying they're better than the other. Choosing one requires extensive vetting to scope out exactly how it matches what you and your developers need. Otherwise known as Platform as a Service, PaaS has taken a leap forward in the last couple of years thanks to better features and new technologies.

Topics: Paas Startups

PaaS Hosting: How To Select A Provider

You'll find many "as a service" options from cloud providers, and some businesses enjoy using the cloud for one or more of these services. PaaS (or Platform as a Service) is popular for a good reason: It manages your applications and other infrastructure in the cloud to save money on physical hardware and time maintaining servers.  This allows developers to focus on development rather than environment configuration issues.

When you have a software development team, they can easily test their applications using a PaaS and promote code changes through environments easily.  A good PaaS effectivley solves the common 'bottleneck' issues developers face when trying to succesfully deploy applications.  Containerized apps will run regardless of the underlying hardware removing an operations team from the equation entirely.

Topics: Paas Hosting

5 Tips For Choosing The Right PaaS For Your Business

Platform as a Service is a set of cloud computing services that provide companies with software services using the cloud vendor's set of tools. You want to find the PaaS provider that's right for your business. If your business needs change in the future, you don't want to find your business locked into an expensive contract.

Topics: Paas Platform as a Service

Build Or Buy: 6 Key Things To Consider Before Building A Platform

For companies looking to deliver any aaS (as a Service) product, a PaaS (Platform as a Service) is necessary for creating, producing, and serving their product and customers. Many tech companies invest the time to create their own PaaS without considering the issues faced by anyone who is trying to build their own infrastructure and management systems just to create a software system. This is like trying to reinvent the wheel in order to build a better cart.

Topics: Paas Hosting Web Hosting Platform as a Service

What is PaaS?

No doubt you've heard plenty about "as a service" services that many cloud computing platforms offer. The cloud, though, is perhaps still a mystery to you, especially all those services it offers with "aas" in their titled acronyms. It isn't necessary to make the cloud something perplexing because it's become a true gift to the business world. Through one interface, you can store all of your business contents, data, and applications without having to invest in physical equipment around your office, or in your server room.

Topics: Paas