Pagoda Box Is Easier Than Amazon Web Services, But More Customizable Than Heroku

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http://techcrunch.com – I’ve had a sense for a while that infrastructure-as-a-service (like Amazon Web Services) and platform-as-a-service (like Heroku) are converging. Developers love the idea of using a PaaS to speed up provisioning and deployment, but don’t necessarily want to completely give up control of their environments. One sign of this convergence is Pagoda Box, a PaaS that provides a deeper level of control over infrastructure while still abstracting away all the hard stuff. A big selling point is the slick dashboard with simple point-and-click management tools and real-time monitoring of ever (IT news)