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July 17, 2016updated 03 Feb 2017 4:04pm

What is a platform

Not just a 1970's shoe style

By Vinod

They are the new technology paradigm.

IT no longer provider systems. Now they provide platforms.

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, said conversations are the new platform.

IBM says Platform Computing is the integration of Hadoop, Spark, and born on the cloud apps in a shared service infrastructure. Its cloud platform is called Bluemix.

Salesforce says its runs the world’s number one cloud platform – for Salesforce its platform represents a development environment which starts with people passing the Platform developer 1 exam.

Microsoft has the Microsoft Web Platform which is complete set of tools. It also has an application platform. Microsoft also announced a deal with GE to build an Internet of Things platform.

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