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Global Platform-as-a-Service Market 2012-2016

Introduction to the market

PaaS is a cloud computing application development platform with a development tool hosted in the cloud and accessed through a browser. The cloud resources are deployed and managed by cloud service providers while end-users have the liberty to use the service on a pay-per-use basis. With the PaaS solution, developers can build web applications without installing any tools at their end and deploy applications without any specialized system administration skills. The PaaS solution offers facilities for application design, application development, testing, deployment, and hosting as well as application services such as team collaboration, web service and database integration, security, and storage.

Market overview

The Global Platform-as-a-Service market is expected to post a CAGR of 48.96 percent during the period 2012-2016. The market is expected to post revenue of US$6.45 billion in 2016 according to TechNavio's report, the Global Platform-as-a-Service Market 2012-2016. PaaS has become an important component of the cloud computing architecture. Its rapid growth is having a positive impact on vendors providing PaaS solutions as well as on end-user organizations. Further, most organizations are realizing the need to have an advanced system in place to enhance the process of developing, deploying, and managing enterprise applications. Though this process continues to depend on individual and enterprise developers, companies are focusing on PaaS solutions to better manage their applications in a cost-effective way. Hence, PaaS is gaining more popularity with increasing investments in such solutions being made by many organizations.

Regional overview

North America accounted for the largest share of revenue in the Global Platform-as-a-Service market in 2012.

End-user segmentation/product segmentation overview

There are a number of end-user segments in the Global Platform-as-a-Service market of which the Manufacturing sector is the key end-user segment in this market.

Vendor landscape

The Global Platform-as-a-Service market is becoming increasingly competitive, with vendors providing additional features and acquiring smaller cloud vendors to remain competitive in the market. The market is also witnessing the entry of many pure-play cloud-based vendors that are competing with the large enterprise software vendors in the Global Platform-as-a-Service market. Hence, the market is becoming fragmented, with the presence of numerous vendors. Some of the key vendors mentioned in the Global Platform-as-a-Service Market 2012-2016 report include Salesforce.com, IBM Corp., Microsoft Corp., Google Inc., Amazon.com, Intuit Inc., VMware Inc., and Rackspace Inc.. Other prominent vendors in the Global Platform as a Service market include Longjump Inc., Red Hat Corp., Appirio Inc., CloudBees Inc., Engine Yard Inc., Oracle Corp., BMC Software Inc., and Bungee Connect Inc.

Key questions answered in this report:

  • What will the market size be in 2016 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. List of Abbreviations

3. Introduction

4. Market Research Methodology

5. Scope of the Report

  • Market Overview
  • Product Offerings

6. Public Cloud Services Ecosystem

7. Market Environment

  • 7.1. Global Public Cloud Services Market (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)
  • 7.2. Segmentation of Public Cloud Services Market
  • 7.3. Comparison of SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and BPaaS
  • 7.4. Key Developments
  • 7.5. Five Force Analysis

8. Global PaaS Market (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)

  • 8.1. Market Size and Forecast

9. Global PaaS Market by Category Segmentation

  • 9.1. Stand-alone PaaS Market (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)
  • 9.2. PaaS attached to SaaS Market (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)

10. Global PaaS Market by Product Segmentation

  • 10.1. AIM PaaS Market (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)
  • 10.2. Application Development PaaS Market (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)
  • 10.3. BI PaaS Market (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)
  • 10.4. DBMS PaaS Market (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)

11. Global PaaS Market by End-user Segmentation

  • 11.1. End-user Segmentation by Industry-type
  • 11.2. End-user Segmentation by Company Size

12. Geographical Segmentation

  • 12.1. Global PaaS Market By Geographical Segmentation

13. PaaS Market in North America

  • 13.1. Market Size and Forecast (2012-2016)
  • 13.2. PaaS Market in North America by Category Segmentation
  • 13.3. PaaS Market in North America by End-user Segmentation
    • i. End-user Segmentation by Industry-type
    • ii. End-user Segmentation by Company Size
  • 13.4. PaaS Market in North America by Product Segmentation

14. PaaS Market in South America (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)

  • 14.1. Market Size and Forecast (2012-2016)
  • 14.2. PaaS Market in South America by Category Segmentation
  • 14.3. PaaS Market in South America by End-user Segmentation
    • i. End-user Segmentation by Company Size
  • 14.4. PaaS Market in South America by Product Segmentation

15. PaaS Market in Europe (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)

  • 15.1. Market Size and Forecast (2012-2016)
  • 15.2. PaaS Market in Europe by Category Segmentation
  • 15.3. PaaS Market in Europe by End-user Segmentation
    • i. End-user Segmentation by Industry-type
    • ii. End-user Segmentation by Company Size
  • 15.4 PaaS Market in Europe by Product Segmentation

16. PaaS Market in the Middle East and Africa Region (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)

  • 16.1. Market Size and Forecast (2012-2016)
  • 16.2. PaaS Market in the Middle East and Africa Region by Category Segmentation
  • 16.3. PaaS Market in the Middle East and Africa Region by End-user Segmentation
    • i. End-user Segmentation by Company Size
  • 16.4. PaaS Market in the Middle East and Africa Region by Product Segmentation

17. PaaS Market in the APAC Region (Size and Forecast 2012-2016)

  • 17.1.1. Market Size and Forecast (2012-2016)
  • 17.1.2. PaaS Market in the APAC Region by Category Segmentation
  • 17.1.3. PaaS Market in the APAC Region by End-user Segmentation
    • i. End-user Segmentation by Industry-type
    • ii. End-user Segmentation by Company Size
  • 17.1.4. PaaS Market in the APAC Region by Product Segmentation

18. Key Leading Countries

  • 18.1. Key Leading Countries in North America
  • 18.2. Key Leading Countries in South America
  • 18.3. Key Leading Countries in Europe
  • 18.4. Key Leading Countries in the Middle East and Africa Region
  • 18.5. Key Leading Countries in the APAC Region

19. Competitive Landscape

  • 19.1. Overview
  • 19.2. Vendor Segmentation by Global PaaS Market Share
  • 19.3. Pricing Model of Major Vendors
  • 19.4. Major Acquisitions
  • 19.5. Product Offerings of Key Vendors

20. Buying Criteria

21. Market Growth Drivers

22. Drivers and their Impact

23. Market Challenges

24. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

25. Market Trends

26. Key Vendor Analysis

  • 26.1. Amazon.com Inc.
    • 26.1.1. Business Overview
    • 26.1.2. SWOT Analysis
  • 26.2. Google Inc.
    • 26.2.1. Business Overview
    • 26.2.2. SWOT Analysis
  • 26.3. IBM Corp.
    • 26.3.1. Business Overview
    • 26.3.2. SWOT Analysis
  • 26.4. Intuit Inc.
    • 26.4.1. Business Overview
    • 26.4.2. SWOT Analysis
  • 26.5. Microsoft Corp.
    • 26.5.1. Business Overview
    • 26.5.2. SWOT Analysis
  • 26.6. Rackspace Inc.
    • 26.6.1. Business Overview
    • 26.6.2. SWOT Analysis
  • 26.7. Salesforce.com Inc.
    • 26.7.1. Business Overview
    • 26.7.2. SWOT Analysis
  • 26.8. VMware Inc.
    • 26.8.1. Business Overview
    • 26.8.2. SWOT Analysis

27. Other Reports in this Series

List of Exhibits:

  • Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
  • Exhibit 2: Segments of Public Cloud Computing
  • Exhibit 3: Global Public Cloud Services Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 6: Global Platform as a Service Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 7: Global Platform as a Service Market by Category Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 8: Global Platform as a Service Market by Category Segmentation 2012-2016 (unit percentage)
  • Exhibit 9: Global Stand-alone Platform as a Service Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 10: Global Platform as a Service Attached to Software as a Service Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 11: Global Platform as a Service Market by Product Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 12: Global Platform as a Service Market by Product Segmentation 2012-2016 (unit percentage)
  • Exhibit 13: Global Application Infrastructure and Middleware Platform as a Service Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 14: Global Application Development Platform as a Service Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 15: Global Business Intelligence Platform as a Service Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 16: Global Database Management System Platform as a Service Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 17: Global Platform as a Service Market by End-user Segmentation based on Industry Type 2012
  • Exhibit 18: Global Platform as a Service Market by End-user Segmentation based on Company Size 2012
  • Exhibit 19: Global Platform as a Service Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 20: Platform as a Service Market in North America 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 21: Platform as a Service Market in North America by Category Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 22: Platform as a Service Market in North America by End-user Segmentation based on Industry Type 2012
  • Exhibit 23: Platform as a Service Market in North America by End-user Segmentation based on Company Size 2012
  • Exhibit 24: Platform as a Service Market in North America by Product Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 25: Platform as a Service Market in South America 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 26: Platform as a Service Market in South America by Category Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 27: Platform as a Service Market in South America by End-user Segmentation based on Company Size 2012
  • Exhibit 28: Platform as a Service Market in South America by Product Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 29: Platform as a Service Market in Europe 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 30: Platform as a Service Market in Europe by Category Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 31: Platform as a Service Market in Europe by End-user Segmentation based on Industry Type 2012
  • Exhibit 32: Platform as a Service Market in Europe by End-user Segmentation based on Company Size 2012
  • Exhibit 33: Platform as a Service Market in Europe by Product Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 34: Platform as a Service Market in the Middle East and Africa Region 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 35: Platform as a Service Market in the Middle East and Africa Region by Category Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 36: Platform as a Service Market in the Middle East and Africa Region by End-user Segmentation based on Company Size 2012
  • Exhibit 37: Platform as a Service Market in the Middle East and Africa Region by Product Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 38: Platform as a Service Market in the Asia Pacific Region 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 39: Platform as a Service Market in the Asia Pacific Region by Category Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 40: Platform as a Service Market in the Asia Pacific Region by End-user Segmentation based on Industry Type 2012
  • Exhibit 41: Platform as a Service Market in the Asia Pacific Region by End-user Segmentation based on Company Size 2012
  • Exhibit 42: Platform as a Service Market in the Asia Pacific Region by Product Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 43: Global Platform as a Service Market by Vendor Segmentation 2012
  • Exhibit 44: Product Portfolio of Amazon Web Services
  • Exhibit 45: Product Portfolio of Google Inc.
  • Exhibit 46: Business Segmentation of IBM Corp.
  • Exhibit 47: Business Segmentation of Intuit Inc.
  • Exhibit 48: Business Divisions of Microsoft Corp.
  • Exhibit 49: Solution Lines of Rackspace Inc.
  • Exhibit 50: Product Portfolio of Salesforce.com Inc.
  • Exhibit 51: Product Portfolio of VMware Inc.
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