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Platform as a Service (PaaS) - Statistics & Facts

Together with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) Platform as a Service (PaaS) is one of the three primary tiers of cloud computing, allowing businesses the opportunity to redirect resources away from IT hardware, software, and personnel expenses, and towards other business needs.

What does the PaaS model include?

In the Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) model, the customer essentially buys everything they need to build an application from a cloud provider. Next to the services included in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) model (virtualization, servers, storage, networking) runtime, middleware, and O/S is also included in the PaaS model. The customer of PaaS can therefore focus solely on the development of applications and the management of data.

Global market forecast to grow

The overall cloud computing market is forecast to grow by double digits over the next few years, with the total global market for public cloud services exceeding 250 billion U.S. dollars today. PaaS accounts for about 20 percent of the overall cloud services market, with the Software-as-a-Service segment responsible for the majority of the market. By 2022 the public cloud PaaS market is forecast to reach almost 60 billion U.S. dollars in revenue.

Major players in PaaS are Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and IBM

Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, IBM PaaS, and Google Cloud Platform are the major players in the global PaaS market today. Taken togehter these four companies/services make up more than 50 percent of the global IaaS and PaaS market. Other players include Alibaba, NTT Data, Oracle, Baidu, and Rackspace.

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