As platform-as-a-service (PaaS) starts to gain traction in the enterprise, an opportunity to standardize on a common application development platform—both on-premises and in the cloud—is starting to present itself. Case in point is a new alliance between Microsoft and Apprenda under which Apprenda will deploy its PaaS environment on top of Microsoft Azure.
To help AWS customers handle credentials more securely, Amazon last week announced AWS Secrets Manager, a new service that allows AWS customers to store and retrieve passwords, OAuth credentials, binary data, and other types of secrets, such as API keys, via an API or the AWS CLI.
Chapoo, cloud platform for projection information management and collaboration, enables developers to integrate many Chapoo features via the Chapoo API. The API allows integrated solutions to run reports and queries out of the Chapoo data repository. The platform works across organizations of all sizes in many industries. The product was designed to streamline processes and eliminate waste. The API allows for third party apps to manage productivity through consolidated monitoring.