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The projected enterprise use of PaaS is predicted to reach 43% by 2015 from 3% in 2012. If there were any questions around this then RedHat is in a mood to put them to bed creating a ripple in its Platform as a service strategy. OpenShift is now ready for use by enterprises with general availability of "OpenShift Enterprise", designed to be installed on-premise within customer data centers or private, public or hybrid clouds.
Boundary, a big data collection, streaming, and real-time analytics system for processing high-dimensionality sensor network data has released new application monitoring capabilities for companies running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other public and private cloud infrastructure.
Agility in an enterprise has been a major challenge with almost all the innovation in the industry coming in the same decade in form of cloud, big data, agile principles, mobility and social space. While some have embraced them quite well, most are struggling in such transformation to become an agile enterprise. Its essential to tune the mindset of individuals, organizations and enterprises on what it takes to be an agile enterprise.
Its not a surprise that retailers have made best use of data with various analytics over the years to understand their business, customers and most importantly their sales. However the volume and variety of data had seen an infinite increment with entry of mobile devices and social media. This further has thrown challenges on analyzing the data volumes and variety that is coming into an enterprise. monetate, a company that enables businesses to implement superior marketing strategies, has put together an interesting infographic explaining the data growth, challenges to retailers and how to go about putting a gamle plan for big data.
Worldwide platform as a service (PaaS) revenue is on pace to reach $1.2 billion in 2012, up from $900 million in 2011, according to Gartner, Inc. The market will experience consistent growth with worldwide PaaS revenue totaling 1.5 billion in 2013, and growing to $2.9 billion in 2016.
Big Data solutions market is to see a growth of 58% according to Wibikon between 2012 and 2017. Now this is proving to be the case with investments from known venture capitalists in the field and acquisitions each week. The new entrant to acquisition space is WANdisco, a leading provider of global collaboration software to the software development industry. WANdisco has completed the acquisition of Silicon Valley-based software company AltoStor.
If you are able to imagine a CRM system powered by a big data platform, its evident that benefits of understanding a customer journey, engagement and service is immense and the feedback can turn up sales without a doubt. This is exactly what SAP is intending to do with its new surge into customer experience transformation space.
Its still that time when one can get excited about an open Cloud or open PaaS on your latptop. Give it few more years may be this scenario would be a default expectation for one to proceed with any kind of development. Cloud Foundry has taken a step further to the likes of development community making its PaaS more agile.
The competition within mobile players has resulted in development of mobile ecosystem by each player than focusing on certain aspect of mobility. Android within mobile operating system and Samsung within mobile manufacturers have managed to increase their market share when it comes to sales of handsets within Q3 of 2012.
Oracle adds yet another acquisition to its long list this year and this time its Instantis, a leading provider of cloud-based and on-premise project portfolio management (PPM) solutions. Instantis enables IT departments, product development teams, and business process leaders to manage multiple corporate initiatives, and improve strategic alignment, execution, and financial performance. The products comes in both On-Premise and Cloud hosted installation model.