CollabNet Ready for Cloud Development Launch!

On Monday look for lots of exciting news and change from CollabNet. Our commitment to advance the development and deployment of applications in the cloud will be center stage! For our customers, partners, employees and the community at large, Monday’s events will mark a new evolution in modern software development. True to our core business values, the coming advancements are open in nature, inviting and centered on the key word that makes up the basis of our company name – collaboration. We say this in a broad sense – from the individual developer and distributed teams to emerging partners in …

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CollabNet to Present The Five Steps of Enterprise Cloud Development

Back in December we talked about how enterprises are continuing to embrace and adopt cloud development practices (http://www.collab.net/news/press/2011/ecd.html). We see this emerging trend of Enterprise Cloud Development as one of the major transformations happening in IT today. What started as a movement of small teams working on small projects to spin up projects quickly and deploy applications utilizing a range of PaaS offerings, has steadily moved deeper into the enterprise IT domain. To help extend the benefits of cloud development beyond the team level, we have drawn from our years of experience and worked with customers, partners and industry influencers …

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CollabNet Partnering with PaaS Leaders for Development and Deployment of Apps in the Cloud

CollabNet is proud and pleased to work with many of the innovators in the emerging cloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) market. Our friends at VMware Cloud Foundry just celebrated a one-year anniversary that marks significant growth and momentum for the entire space. SOASTA is another key cloud partner that is experiencing super growth as well. With a growing ecosystem of cloud development platforms to choose from and “mix-and-match,” it’s clear that developers and enterprises are increasingly turning to the cloud to build and deploy software that meets the needs of customers. What we love about this space is the collaborative nature and …

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Enterprise Cloud Development: Beyond Shadow IT

Hosted version control providers have been around as long as Subversion and Git. CollabNet released the first version of Subversion in 2000 while Git first appeared in 2005. CollabNet’s Codesion (nee CVSDude) started out as a server in a bedroom in 2002 and weren’t the first or only kids on the block. Today, a quick Google search for “hosted version control” yields over 29 million results. Obviously, there aren’t 29 million providers out there but it is a topic of much discussion and debate.   To date, most of the users of cloud-based version control have had little or no …

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The Economics of cloud computing

In my spare time I like to study subjects other that information technology or the latest computing trends for example economics – yes I lead an exciting life 🙂 In this blog I going to apply some of the principles of Economic theory to the current trend of cloud computing and why organizations should be planning a cloud strategy. A key concept of economic is the scarcity of resources (people + capital) used in the production goods and services and the economic decision on how those resources should be used. The term that is frequently used is “opportunity cost”. In …

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