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Reduce Costs of Custom Applications by Leveraging Public PaaS Pricing Models

Published: 23 November 2016

ID: G00295568

Analyst(s): Paul Vincent , Yefim Natis , Anne Thomas


Platform as a service subscription-based pricing is complex and nuanced. Application leaders responsible for modernizing application architecture and infrastructure should understand the options available and recommended strategies to avoid vendor pricing traps and minimize application costs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understanding Public PaaS Pricing Models
  • Evaluating Application Requirements Versus PaaS Pricing Models
  • Top Ten PaaS Pricing Traps
  • Track Metrics to Validate Costs

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