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Nearly 50% of All PaaS Offerings Are Cloud-Exclusive

February 27, 2019 / Daniel Hein

Analyst house Gartner, Inc. sent out a press release earlier today on platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings. They analyzed over 550 different PaaS offerings by over 360 vendors. Of those offerings, 48% of them are exclusively on the cloud. This statistic indicates a major strategic and financial shift from traditional on-premises deployments to a cloud computing-based infrastructure. Gartner commented on the cloud’s disruptive nature in IT markets that has paved the way for companies to take the leap to the cloud. “Business and technology leaders are shifting to strategic investment in cloud computing,” said Gartner Research VP Yefim Natis. “Cloud computing is one of the key disruptive forces in IT markets that is gaining mainstream trust although many organizations anticipate a long-term retention of on-premises computing, the vendors of nearly half of the cloud platform offerings bet on the prevailing growth of cloud deployments and chose the more modern and ...