Collaborative software development thesedays needs to be infinitely felxible and adaptable. Team feedback is continuous, system configuration changes are frequent and contributors are often working in different timezones.  Cloud-based development services can provide on-demand resources that can be shared globally and tracked properly. Specific development tools offer to manage those cloud resources – allowing you to drive the allocation of what you need as you need it.


  1. IBM launches Blue Box Cloud in datacentres

    Aug 28, 2015 Clare Hopping

    The addition means customers can deploy and manage applications on IBM's OpenStack-based private clouds

  2. Cloud app development no longer just a hobby

    Aug 4, 2015 Clare Hopping

    More than one third of developers are generating more than $5,000 a month in revenue

  3. IBM wants developers to build apps on its open source cloud

    Jul 23, 2015 Joe Curtis

    Big Blue releases open source versions of its tools for devs to build new generation of mobile and analytics apps

  4. Test your Android app using Google’s new cloud service

    May 28, 2015 Alan Lu

    Cloud Test Lab to weed out Android bugs caused by fragmentation

  5. Salesforce launches Heroku one stop shop for dev components

    Apr 17, 2015 Clare Hopping

    The marketplace will comprise plugins, add-ons, buttons and buildpacks


  1. DevOps in the cloud explained

    May 19, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

    When two tribes go to war: We take a look at how DevOps brings harmony, especially in a cloud world

  2. How to run an IT department as a cloud-aware business

    Sep 9, 2014 Lesley Meall

    The advent of cloud has changed things for CIOs - they must present a different face to business units

  3. What's the one thing you should know when moving to the cloud?

    Jul 11, 2014 Cloud Pro Staff

    Our panel considers the number one criterion when it comes to opting for cloud...

  4. IT departments still not fully progressing down DevOps path

    Mar 10, 2014 Adrian Bridgwater

    There’s been plenty of talk about the emergence of DevOps as a phenomenon within organisations, but what does it mean in practical terms?

  5. How to run databases in the cloud and not feel pain

    Mar 7, 2014 David Cartwright

    What are the problems of running your business's databases in the cloud? Not as many as you'd expect

Case Studies

  1. Q&A: Justin Sheehy, CTO, Basho

    Nov 28, 2013 Jane McCallion

    Basho, creator of Riak, an open source distributed database, is making great strides. We talk to the company CTO

  2. VMware hybrid cloud eases path to integration

    Oct 25, 2013 Maxwell Cooter

    Catalogue company Biomni adopts VCHS to improve flexibility of service offerings

  3. Cloud, all cloud. Signagelive on life without servers

    Jun 28, 2013 Maxwell Cooter

    Companies that are 100 percent cloud are a rare breed. Signagelive explains how it made the move

  4. Fighting dementia; the Alzheimer's Society takes the cloud route

    Sep 21, 2012 Adrian Bridgwater

    It's Alzheimer's Awareness Day today and the Alzheimer's Society is making full use of the cloud to spread its message