New Wave Report

The Forrester New Wave™: Function-As-A-Service Platforms, Q1 2020

The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

February 27th, 2020
Jeffrey Hammond, null
Jeffrey Hammond
With contributors:
Christopher Mines , Abigail Livingston , Kara Hartig


In Forrester's evaluation of the emerging market for function-as-a-service (FaaS), we identified the nine most significant providers in the category — Alibaba, Amazon, Cloudflare, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Nimbella, Oracle, and Tencent — and evaluated them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor scored against 10 criteria and where they stand in relation to each other. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals can use this review to select the right partner for their FaaS needs.

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