Hosting Provider Savvis Is Now CenturyLink Technology Solutions

<a target="_blank" href="">Savvis</a> has a new name to give it deeper identity with <a target="_blank" href="">CenturyLink</a>, which acquired the hosting

CenturyLink Acquiring AppFog To Move Into Platform-As-A-Service Market

According to a source within the company, CenturyLink is acquiring AppFog, a platform-as-a-service company. Terms of the deal were not revealed. AppFog will become part of Savvis, a Century Link compa

Codenvy Raises $9M For Developer Platform To Code, Build And Test Apps

<a target="_blank" href="">Codenvy</a> (formerly Exo IDE), a cloud environment for coding, building, and testing apps, today announced it has closed $9 million in Series A funding

Appsecute Offers Social Stream For DevOps To Manage Apps On Cloud Services

<a target="_blank" href="">Appsecute</a> launched last year with a platform that gave customers a single view across any platform as a service (PaaS). Today the company is showing

AppFog And Rackspace Want To Break Your App Out Of Amazon’s Walled Garden

During the great Amazon Web Services outages of April 2011 and June 2012 many users were stuck. They could, in theory, move their apps to another AWS region, or to another cloud provider altogether. B

Why Platform Clouds Need to Be More Like App Stores

The app store model, pioneered by companies like Handango and popularized by Apple, has become the preferred method for distributing software on everything from desktops to post-PC devices. We're also

AppFog Wants To Do For Developer Platforms What Google Did For EMail

<a target="_blank" href="">AppFog</a> is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) provider that wants to do for developer platforms what Google did for GMail. GMail launched in 2004 by