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Who's Who in Application Platforms for Cloud Computing: The Cloud Specialists

Published: 16 September 2009

ID: G00170954

Analyst(s): David Cearley , Ray Valdes, Eric Knipp , Daniel Sholler, Yefim Natis


Enterprise IT projects and packaged application vendors face a bazaar of platform offerings for the new cloud-style business applications as a service. Making a choice that lasts requires preparation and insight while the new cloud vendors aim to redefine the platform market.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Application Platform Technologies in and for the Cloud
    • Cloud-Computing Context
    • Types of Offerings
    • Types of Tenants
    • Types of Multitenancy
    • Types of Architecture
  • Who's Who in Application Platforms in the Cloud
    • Apprenda
    • Archer Technologies
    • Bungee Labs
    • Caspio
    • Corent
    • Engine Yard
    • ForeSoft
    • Google
    • Heroku
    • OrangeScape
    • Qrimp
    • Relational Networks (LongJump)
    • Rollbase
    • Sitemasher
    • Smallthought Systems (Dabble DB)
    • Stax Networks
    • Vertical Solutions
    • WorkXpress
    • Zoho

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