1. Market Research
  2. > IT Services
  3. > Hosting Market Trends
  4. > Analysis of the European Platform-as-a-service Market

Analysis of the European Platform-as-a-service Market

  • April 2015
  • -
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • -
  • 59 pages

The Need for Efficient Application Delivery Will Influence PaaS Growth

Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offers cost and operational efficiency for enterprises and developers by providing templates and app development tools on a utility basis, thus enabling easy and innovative application development and delivery. Increased enterprise engagement at the application level, spurred on by the growth of the mobile industry, is expected to encourage PaaS growth. The past few years have seen many major cloud providers enter the PaaS space, signaling the growing momentum in this market. This research service analyzes the major market growth factors for PaaS, identifies the pace of adoption in Europe, and outlines the competitive landscape in the market.

Key Findings

-The European platform-as-a-service (PaaS) market is growing. Providers report that a large number of organizations that were previously not ready to adopt cloud solutions are starting to show tremendous interest in the potential of PaaS and are adopting it on the basis of their evaluations and assessments.
-As the economic slump within Europe continues to prevail, companies operating within Europe are prompted to explore new ways to streamline their operations and deliver greater cost efficiencies.
-Enterprises are looking to incorporate PaaS as their underpinning technology to facilitate their move to a DevOps culture, fueling further competition. PaaS vendors are now seeking to differentiate their offerings and are stepping up their game.
-The most popular cloud development platforms in 2014 were Java, Ruby, Python, Node.js, and PHP.
-Despite the increasing growth opportunities, the European PaaS market still faces many challenges. Topping the list of challenges is the lack of differentiation/clarity between infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and PaaS offerings.
-Increasing demand to develop services faster by incorporating PaaS has allowed multiple vendors to operate in this space; however, no dominant market leader has emerged to date. Many small vendors such as CloudBees, AppFog, and AppHarbor have withdrawn from the market because of the challenges faced in competing with other big vendors.
-The 3 big vendors offering public PaaS solutions are Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc., Google, and Microsoft.
-London is a hub to new business ventures. Participants from smaller regions in Europe are migrating to London because of the readily available technology and resources outside their home market. This trend has helped develop the PaaS market in London, indirectly affecting the home market of these participants.

Table Of Contents

Analysis of the European Platform-as-a-service Market
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Executive Summary
Key Findings
Market Engineering Measurements
CEO's Perspective

2. MARKET OVERVIEW

Market Overview
Defining Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing Deployment Models
Defining PaaS
Technology Characteristics of PaaS
Regional Definition
Key Questions This Study Will Answer

3. DRIVERS AND RESTRAINTS

Drivers and Restraints
Market Drivers
Market Drivers Explained
Market Restraints
Market Restraints Explained
Impact Mapping of Drivers and Restraints

4. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Analysis
Market Trends
SWOT Analysis
Relevant Trends and Unmet Needs
Programming Languages—Snapshot

5. REGIONAL ANALYSIS

Regional Analysis

6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Competitive Landscape
Competitive Environment
Market Participant Landscape

7. REPRESENTATIVE VENDOR ANALYSIS

Representative Vendor Analysis
Acquia Inc.
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
cloudControl
Google
IBM
Interoute
Microsoft
Oracle
OutSystems
Red Hat
VMware
Partial List of Other Providers

8. THE LAST WORD

The Last Word
The Last Word—Predictions
Legal Disclaimer

9. APPENDIX

Appendix
Market Engineering Methodology
Market Engineering Measurements
Partial List of Companies Interviewed
List of Exhibits

View This Report »

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 24 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 10,000 trusted sources
24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Amrita

+1 718 303 2019

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
The Software-controlled networking: worldwide forecast 2016–2020

The Software-controlled networking: worldwide forecast 2016–2020

  • $ 7999
  • Industry report
  • November 2016
  • by Analysys Mason

"Total spending in the cloud computing, network function virtualisation and software-defined networking markets will grow from USD7 billion in 2015 to USD28 billion in 2020, at a CAGR of 32%." Communications ...

Network management and orchestration systems: worldwide market shares 2015

Network management and orchestration systems: worldwide market shares 2015

  • $ 7999
  • Industry report
  • November 2016
  • by Analysys Mason

"Next-generation virtual network management and orchestration spending increased to USD530 million in 2015, reflecting significantly increased operator investment in virtual networks." This report assesses ...

Cloud Storage Market by Solution, Service, Deployment Model, Organization Size, Vertical & Region - Global Forecast to 2021

Cloud Storage Market by Solution, Service, Deployment Model, Organization Size, Vertical & Region - Global Forecast to 2021

  • $ 7150
  • Industry report
  • September 2016
  • by MarketsandMarkets

“Factors such as growing demand for hybrid cloud storage, increasing need for enterprise mobility, and the need for reduced infrastructure cost are driving the cloud storage market” The cloud storage ...


ref:plp2015

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.