What you need to know about PaaS

Most businesses are familiar with cloud computing. With its “on-demand pay-as-you-go” model, the cloud delivers agility, scalability, drives down costs and offers the convenience of anywhere access. However, there is a compelling case for organisations to venture further, utilising “Platform as a Service” (PaaS) to further accelerate innovation.

Lack of connectivity between SMEs and enterprises is breaking down business

Last week, Business Secretary Vince Cable declared that the Government’s Funding for Lending Scheme was not working. He warned that the Treasury had to make considerable changes to the scheme to boost lending unless financing to credit-starved small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Britain shows imminent improvement. His call to action was underpinned by figures, also out last week, which revealed that mortgage levels had soared to a five year high, as consumer confidence returned.