The former NYPD parking garage in Jamaica will soon be the home of a mixed-use building that will include nearly 400 affordable housing units. Officials broke ground on Sept. 21 on Archer Green Apartments, located at the site of the former...

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Demystifying PaaS: The missing piece to digital transformation By William Sanders Sep 21, 2018

Public-sector IT leaders are familiar with the benefits of infrastructure-as -a -service and software-as-a-service offerings. With IaaS,  agencies have on-demand access to a scalable, reliable cloud environment that gives them more flexibility in running workloads than on-premises solutions. SaaS applications, meanwhile, are helping modernize front- and back-office functionality spanning human resources, budgeting and more.

But what about platform as  a service? It often doesn’t get the spotlight like IaaS or SaaS, and yet its role and value in advancing technology modernization in the public sector makes it arguably the most important of all.

Put simply, PaaS is the tooling that allows agencies to build, run, connect, manage, secure and discover innovative possibilities among their IT systems, both in the cloud and on-premises. That means that agencies can instantly gain the benefits of cloud computing  --

INDUSTRY INSIGHT

Demystifying PaaS: The missing piece to digital transformation By William Sanders Sep 21, 2018

Public-sector IT leaders are familiar with the benefits of infrastructure-as -a -service and software-as-a-service offerings. With IaaS,  agencies have on-demand access to a scalable, reliable cloud environment that gives them more flexibility in running workloads than on-premises solutions. SaaS applications, meanwhile, are helping modernize front- and back-office functionality spanning human resources, budgeting and more.

But what about platform as  a service? It often doesn’t get the spotlight like IaaS or SaaS, and yet its role and value in advancing technology modernization in the public sector makes it arguably the most important of all.

Put simply, PaaS is the tooling that allows agencies to build, run, connect, manage, secure and discover innovative possibilities among their IT systems, both in the cloud and on-premises. That means that agencies can instantly gain the benefits of cloud computing  --

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