August 26, 2013

Report: Windows 8.1 Released to Manufacturing

Mary Jo Foley’s source says that Microsoft cleared Windows 8.1 (formerly codenamed “Blue”) for release to manufacturing (RTM) on August 23. However, official Microsoft channels have not yet confirmed the story. In the past, Microsoft has provided developers and TechNet subscribers with the final code for Windows releases early, but

Survey: Application Hosting Is Most Frequently Outsourced IT Function

According to a new survey conducted by research and advisory firm Computer Economics, application hosting has replaced application development as the most frequently outsourced IT function. The number of companies that outsource their application hosting increased by 10 percent since last year, and 57 percent of companies that currently outsource

Jelastic Updates Java/PHP PaaS With Git, SVN Auto-Deploy, More

Jelastic, a Java and PHP platform-as-a-service (PaaS) specialist, recently launched a new version of its offering, Jelastic 1.9.2, with a series of new features designed to make it easier to develop and deploy applications. With its new approach to Java and PHP hosting, Jelastic offers a zero-code-change cloud hosting platform,