Gartner Research

In-Depth Assessment of Amazon Web Services as an Application PaaS

Published: 05 March 2018

ID: G00335881

Analyst(s): Traverse Clayton , Richard Watson


This assessment scores Amazon Web Services aPaaS against the 209-point Evaluation Criteria. It meets 93% of required, 72% of preferred and 45% of optional criteria for aPaaS. This means technical professionals responsible for production cloud application deployments must consider it a strong option.

Table Of Contents

Bottom-Line Assessment

  • Product Scorecard and Feature Snapshot
    • What's New in This March 2018 Update?
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Reasons to Deploy
  • Reasons to Not Deploy


  • Assessing AWS aPaaS Against Gartner's Evaluation Criteria
  • Required Features for Production
  • Preferred Features for Production
  • Optional Features for Production

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