I've been asking some people in the industry a real simple question, "Is Cloud Foundry a Platform as a Service"?
The obvious answer would seem to be "yes" - after all, VMware told us it's a PaaS:
That should be the end of it, right? For some reason, when I hear "as-a-Service", I expect a "service" - as in Service Oriented. I don't think that's too much to ask. For example, when Amazon released their relational data service, they offered me a published service interface: