The week in cloud: CloudStack partisans say their open-source cloud is not tied to Citrix; what Google’s enterprise re-do means; and Zap this.
A Mountain View, California-based startup called Zapier is trying to make those dozens of cloud services your company uses more intelligent by automating the interactions between them. On our latest podcast, CEO Bryan Helmig discuss how it works and how the company came to be.
Zapier Co-Founder Bryan Helmig explains why his company wants to make it easy for users to cobble together their own personal best-of-breed app suites. And also why that is work for masochists.
The current middleman services that link connected devices and different web platforms are just the first step in building out a context-aware internet of things.
Users have grown accustomed to a real-time web, but now they want an easier-to-implement real-time integration between web services. REST Hooks seems to be the emerging standard for such integration.