Gartner Research

Key Insights Into Customers' Experiences With Application Platform as a Service

Published: 23 August 2016

ID: G00308702

Analyst(s): Paul Vincent


The 2016 Gartner Enterprise Application Platform as a Service survey showed customers use aPaaS for productivity and operational resilience. We believe these platforms are mature and ready for most customers. IT leaders in charge of application development should consider aPaaS for these benefits.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
    • Vendors Involved in Survey
  • Top Findings From the aPaaS Survey
    • 1. Main Drivers for aPaaS
    • 2. Other Shortlisted aPaaS Vendors
    • 3. Time to Deliver First Production Application
    • 4. Scale of Deployment
    • 5. Top Three Most Important Characteristics of an aPaaS Deployment
    • 6. Satisfaction With aPaaS Capabilities and Features Against Requirements
    • 7. Strengths and Weaknesses of aPaaS
    • 8. Satisfaction With the Vendor Experience
  • Key Take-Aways and Recommendations

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