Platform as a service (PaaS) is a category of cloud computing services that allows customers to provision, instantiate, run, and manage a modular bundle comprising a computing platform and one or more applications, without the complexity of building and maintaining the infrastructure typically associated with developing and launching the applications.

Study: Organizations Stepping Up Data Protection for Cloud Workloads

According to a new survey by Veeam, organizations are becoming more aware of the need to safeguard their SaaS environments. For instance, approximately 90% of Microsoft 365 users polled employ additional procedures in addition to the system’s built-in recovery tools

Gartner: Global End-User Spending on Public Cloud Almost $600 Bn by 2023

According to the most recent projection from Gartner, global end-user expenditure on public cloud services would increase by 20.7% to $591.8 billion in 2023 from $490.3 billion in 2022.

Tencent Cloud Highlights Its Cloud Gaming Capabilities at GITEX in Dubai

Tencent Cloud, the cloud division of Chinese multinational technology corporation Tencent, is making its debut at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) event.

EdgeConneX Now Offers Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Access in Portland

EdgeConneX has announced that the Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute service is now available to its clients in Portland, providing them with access to Microsoft cloud services.

MOD Mission Critical Expands PaaSPort Marketplace to Cologix in Vancouver

Global infrastructure platform as-a-service company, MOD Mission Critical, is partnering with edge data center provider Cologix to make it simple for businesses to use the PaaSPort marketplace run by MOD.

Hosting Provider MOD Becomes Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner

By achieving Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute partner accreditation, MOD Mission Critical now enables the most direct, private, and secured access to Microsoft’s entire range of office products through its own PaaSPort platform.

Study: Cloud Services Spend in China Hits $7.3 Bn in Q2 2022

Cloud infrastructure services spend in mainland China grew 11 percent Year-over-Year in Q2 2022, according to Canalys, reaching $7.3 billion.

G-Core Labs Launches Public Cloud Region in São Paulo, Brazil

A new LATAM cloud Point-of-Presence (PoP) has been launched by G-Core Labs, a global CDN provider delivering cloud and edge solutions.

Public Cloud Services Investments in Europe will Amount to $113 Bn by 2022

Public Cloud Services spending in Europe will total $113 billion in 2022 and double to $239 billion by 2026, according to the ‘Worldwide Public Cloud Services Spending Guide’ released by IDC.

OVHcloud Achieves 202M Revenue in Q3, Up 25.9 percent

Without taking into account the direct effects of the Strasbourg data center fire incident, and assuming constant exchange rates and consolidation scope, OVHcloud reported consolidated revenue of €202 million for the third quarter of FY22.

HPE Adds New Servers Built on Cloud-Native Silicon to its Compute Portfolio

With the help of the new HPE solutions, businesses and service providers embracing cloud-native development can build an innovative computing infrastructure that would be “flexible, agile, and reliable.”