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Montran, Interoute and HWG join forces to bring Software-as-a-Service payment and...

New model brings paradigm shift to banking sector as secure cloud delivery speeds deployment adding flexibility and scalabilityLondon, UK - July 18, 2017 - Montran Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of payment, market infrastructure and treasury management products and services, has partnered with Interoute and HWG.

Combining Interoutersquo;s global private cloud network with the expertise of managed service provider, HWG, will give clients the choice to deploy Montranrsquo;s applications in a SaaS model.... Source: RealWire

Cobe.io unveils Service-Centric Intelligence for Microservices

Understand business impact, identify interdependencies and restore service faster London, UK – 5th June 2017 Today Cobe, leading provider of service-centric intelligence for microservices, announces the general availability of its Cloud hosted SaaS platform that delivers a service-centric visualization of business applications running in a microservices environment.By providing contextual insights for DevOps through visualization of an applicationrsquo;s topology, interdependencies and associated performance metrics, the Cobe platform delivers improved diagnostics and the ability to restore service... Source: RealWire

Vector Networks’ new Vizor shines light on Shadow IT

ITAM innovator announces SaaS optimization and cloud lifecycle management in Spring 17 release of its solution, VizorMay 24th 2017, Atlanta (USA), Montreal (Canada), and Birmingham (UK) – Vector Networks today announced SaaS optimization and cloud lifecycle management capabilities in its Spring 17 release of ITAM solution, Vizor (www.vizor.cloud).The new release of Vizor complements existing software license management and asset lifecycle functionality with new features and processes for managing software subscriptions and the approval and provision... Source: RealWire

Flexera Adds Recurring Revenue Engine and Drives Subscriptions for SaaS, IoT...

FlexNet Operations is first software monetization solution to include renewal managementMaidenhead, UK. – May 22, 2017 – Flexera, the company thatrsquo;s reimagining the way software is bought, sold, managed and secured, announced today a new recurring revenue engine to help companies accelerate subscription and recurring revenue growth.

FlexNet Operations is the first software monetization platform in the industry to include renewal management, supporting the growing subscription economy fundamental to Software as a Service (SaaS) and... Source: RealWire

Puppet zeroes in on containers, cloud workloads

Devops platform provider Puppet has introduced its Puppet Cloud Discovery service for learning what, exactly, users have running in the cloud and their impact.As Puppet's first foray into SaaS, the service offers visibility into cloud workloads, pro...

10 JavaScript concepts Node.js programmers must master

Rahul Mhatre is technical architect at Built.io. With JavaScript and the V8 engine at the core, an event-driven architecture, and scalability out of the box, Node.js has quickly become the new de facto standard for creating web applications and Saa...

Here’s everything announced at Wednesday’s AWS Summit

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels took the stage at the company’s AWS Summit Wednesday to announce a smorgasbord of new features for Amazon Web Services.The functionality included new billing for software-as-a-service applications, a new continuous integration tool, and enhancements to the company’s database services. Here's the rundown of what was announced:[ To the cloud! Real-world container migrations. | Dig into the the red-hot open source framework in InfoWorld's beginner's guide to Docker. ]SaaS Contracts in AWS Marketplace SaaS Contracts give companies the ability to pay for subscription software through the AWS Marketplace on a one-, two- or three-year basis.

Customers are billed for the subscriptions through their monthly AWS bill, rather than on a separate invoice.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

As Cloud Use Expands, So Do Security Blind Spots, Studies Show

Three-quarters of IaaS and SaaS apps aren't monitored.

What the enterprise cloud really means

For years people like me have carped that not only is the public cloud a small slice of IT spending, but the big public clouds are also much more likely to attract startups or other digital natives as customers instead of conventional enterprises.That begs an important question: What then exactly is the “enterprise cloud”? Recently I interviewed Bob Weiler, executive vice president of global business units at Oracle, to drill into that topic.

As head of Oracle Industries, it’s his job to marshal Oracle’s full portfolio of technologies to serve seven key verticals — and Oracle's cloud is a big part of that push.[ Get started: A developer’s guide to serverless computing. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld's App Dev Report newsletter. ]When Oracle says “cloud,” one of the first things to remember is that most of the company’s cloud revenue comes from SaaS, despite Larry Ellison’s big talk about going head-to-head against AWS in full-on IaaS combat.
SaaS makes particular sense in serving vertical industries.

Through acquisition and internal development, Oracle has acquired the expertise to serve, say, the utilities or pharmaceutical or financial services industries through vertical SaaS applications.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Open source JavaScript, Node.js devs get NPM Orgs for free

NPM Inc.'s NPM Orgs tool, which has been available as a paid service for JavaScript and Node.js development teams collaborating on private code, is now available for free use by teams working on open source code.The SaaS-based tool, which features capabilities like role-based access control, semantic versioning, and package discovery, now can be used on public code on the NPM registry, NPM Inc. said on Wednesday.

Developers can transition between solo projects, public group projects, and commercial projects, and users with private registries can use Orgs to combine code from public and private packages into a single project. [ Use JavaScript in your dev shop? InfoWorld looks at 17 JavaScript editors and IDEs and 22 JavaScript frameworks ready for adoption. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld's App Dev Report newsletter. ]"The only difference in functionality [between private and open source use] is that you can mark packages as private if you're a paid organization," NPM Inc.

CEO Isaac Schlueter, said.

For developers collaborating with a team of people on private packages, Orgs costs $7 per user.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

The cost of launching a DDoS attack

Almost anyone can fall victim to a DDoS attack.

They are relatively cheap and easy to organize, and can be highly effective if reliable protection is not in place.

Based on analysis of the data obtained from open sources, we managed to find out the current cost of a DDoS attack on the black market. We also established what exactly the cybercriminals behind DDoS attacks offer their customers.

Hampleton Partners Report Highlights M&A in SaaS & Cloud Environment

Legacy vendors and private equity intensify their mergers and acquisitions efforts as the industry moves to SaaS and the CloudLondon, March 8th, 2017: The latest market report from technology M&A advisory firm, Hampleton Partners, highlights high levels of investment activity amongst legacy software vendors and private equity firms navigating the move to enterprise-level Cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings.

The SaaS and Cloud M&A report covers mergers and acquisitions in the 30-month period between July 2014... Source: RealWire