This ProfitBricks library provides a Java wrap for the ProfitBricks SOAP API from the jcloud is an open source multi-cloud toolkit. This library allows the ProfitBricks SOAP API to be used by application that use Java platform that and are portable across clouds yet able to use cloud-specific features.
While there’s still a lot of uncertainty about the viability of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings as a distinct market apart from infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), there is no doubt that PaaS technologies are becoming more accessible in the cloud with each passing day.
By 2015 SAP aims to have has one billion people interact with some piece of the company’s software. The folks at SAP are not saying where there are now in terms of achieving that goal, but as part of achieving that goal SAP has been releasing a raft of applications that one would not normally associate with a provider of enterprise applications.