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Productivity vs. Control: Cloud Application Platforms Must Split to Win

Published: 20 January 2011

ID: G00210004

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini , Ray Valdes, Yefim Natis


Cloud application platforms will differentiate themselves by focusing on developers' high productivity or high control. High-productivity platforms will be targeted at mainstream projects, but high-control alternatives will be needed for the most demanding cloud-based development initiatives.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Application Platforms for Cloud: aPaaS and CEAP
  • High-Productivity vs. High-Control Cloud Application Platforms
  • Market Implications
  • Recommendations

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