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Market Trends: Platform as a Service, Worldwide, 2013-2018, 2Q14 Update

Published: 19 June 2014

ID: G00263643

Analyst(s): Paolo Malinverno, Fabrizio Biscotti , Massimo Pezzini , Yefim Natis , Jim Murphy , Michele Cantara, Jess Thompson


In the next 12 to 24 months, the platform-as-a-service market will undergo significant shifts that will impact the traditional vendor landscape of most infrastructure software markets. Vendors must prepare for the potential significant impact that PaaS could have on their software segments.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Market Structure Trend
  • Regional Trend
  • Key Technology Trends
    • Cloud Application Platform Services (aPaaS)
    • Cloud Integration Middleware Services (iPaaS)
    • Cloud BPM Services (bpmPaaS)
    • Cloud MFT Services
    • Cloud API Management Services
    • Cloud Horizontal Portal Services (Portal PaaS)
    • Other PaaS

Contrarian View

  • Change in Perception and Risk Assessment of Cloud-Based Delivery Model Could Defer or Reverse Growth Opportunities

Vendors to Watch

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