Trends Report

The Three Faces Of Platform-As-A-Service

There Is No Single PaaS To Rule Them All

June 21st, 2017
DB
Dave Bartoletti
JR
John Rymer
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Christopher Mines , Allison Vizgaitis , Andrew Reese

Summary

Interest in platform-as-a-service (PaaS) continues to run hot. Yet customer expectations don't often align with the quickly evolving capabilities of PaaS products. Docker containers, Kubernetes orchestration, containers-as-a-service, and low-code application platforms are new, often confusing options for application development and delivery (AD&D) teams. Whatever your organization's primary software delivery goals, there is a PaaS to help it meet them — if you know how to recognize it. Read this report for pragmatic guidance to navigating the three faces of PaaS.

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