Gartner Research

In-Depth Assessment of Microsoft Azure Application PaaS

Published: 31 July 2017

ID: G00333418

Analyst(s): Traverse Clayton, Richard Watson

Summary

This assessment scores Microsoft Azure aPaaS against Gartner's 209-point evaluation criteria. Azure meets 88% required, 67% preferred and 70% optional criteria for aPaaS. Technical professionals responsible for cloud-native application deployments should strongly consider Microsoft Azure aPaaS.

Table Of Contents

Bottom-Line Assessment

  • Product Scorecard and Feature Snapshot
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Reasons to Deploy
  • Reasons to Not Deploy

Analysis

  • Assessing Azure Application PaaS Using Gartner's aPaaS Evaluation Criteria
  • Required Features for Production
  • Preferred Features for Production
  • Optional Features for Production

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