Strength of Platforms Massively Affects the Effectiveness of Next-Generation Applications
This Market Overview examines the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) market, which is rapidly changing. The cloud, both as a platform and as a target deployment form, changes how software is built and operated, and the PaaS market is changing profoundly as a result. Moreover, the expansion of user personas—from traditional developers to business users and data-centric users—creates opportunities and challenges for vendors in the market. Based on general trends and buying criteria, this report highlights the most recent developments at each vendor in the PaaS market. The report closes with recommendations for CxOs who are considering the purchase of a PaaS.