Platform as a Service: Definition, Taxonomy and Vendor Landscape, 2019

Published: 28 January 2019 ID: G00352196

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This comprehensive analysis of the PaaS market will help organizations navigate a complex terrain of cloud platform services. It is designed for application leaders guiding their organizations to realize the full business value of cloud computing.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • The Moment-in-Time in an Evolving Market
    • The Naming Convention
    • Platform as a Service: Taxonomy of Capabilities, 2019
      • Cloud Analytics and Business Intelligence Services (abiPaaS)
      • Cloud API Management Services (apimPaaS)
      • Cloud Application Development Services (adPaaS)
      • Cloud Application Platform Services (aPaaS)
      • Cloud Artificial Intelligence Platform as a Service (AI PaaS)
      • Cloud Blockchain Platform Services (bPaaS)
      • Cloud Business Process Management Services (bpmPaaS)
      • Cloud Business Rule (Decision Management) Platform Services (brPaaS)
      • Cloud Communications Platform Services (cPaaS)
      • Cloud Content Services Platform as a Service (csPaaS)
      • Cloud Database Platform Services (dbPaaS)
      • Cloud Digital Experience Platform Services (dxpPaaS)
      • Cloud Event Stream Processing Services (espPaaS)
      • Cloud Function Platform Services (fPaaS)
      • Cloud In-Memory Data Grid (IMDG) Services (imdgPaaS)
      • Cloud Enterprise Integration Platform Services (iPaaS)
      • Cloud Internet of Things Platform Services (IoT PaaS)
      • Cloud Managed File Transfer Services (mftPaaS)
      • Cloud Master Data Management Services
      • Cloud Message Broker/Event Broker Services
      • Cloud Mobile Back-End Platform Services (mbPaaS)
      • Cloud Robotic Process Automation Platform as a Service (rpaPaaS)
    • SaaS as an Accelerator for PaaS
      • Cloud API-Centric (“Headless”) Business Services (SaaS and DaaS)
    • IaaS as the Foundation for Private and Public PaaS
      • Cloud Compute Infrastructure Services (Instance IaaS)
      • Cloud Container Management Infrastructure Services (cIaaS)
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