Cloud application platform

Heroku Platform API Now Available in Public Beta

Heroku Platform API is now available in Beta, announced the Cloud application platform provider yesterday. The Platform API is derived from the same command-and-control API Heroku uses internally and hence allows developers to extend its cloud platform to third party applications and services. The new platform API can be used to: Build mobile apps that control Heroku from smartphones and tablets; Combine Heroku with other services and integrating with developer tools; Automate custom workflows with programmatic integration to Heroku. Developers can now  automate, extend and combine Heroku with other services. They can also use the platform API to perform tasks that could previously only be accomplished with Heroku toolbelt or dashboard, like provisioning  add-ons, scaling and adding config...

Software AG Acquires Cloud Platform-as-a-Service Vendor LongJump

clouWith this latest acquisition we have taken a major step in optimizing both the business knowledge and IT skills needed to develop flexible, business process driven, situational applications and deploy them rapidly wherever they are needed. – Wolfram Jost, CTO, Software AG. Software AG, an enterprise management software developer, today announced that it has acquired LongJump, a  Cloud Platform vendor based in Santa Clara, CA. Software AG plans to use LongJump’s Platform-as-a-Service capabilities which allow applications to be deployed in public or private clouds, on-premise or to any mobile device very rapidly. IT groups often face resource constraints when they try to digitize their enterprise due to lack of agility and responsiveness needed by end customers. LongJumps’s  applic...

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