What is Platform as a Service (PaaS)?

According to the IT Central Station community, security is the most important criteria when selecting a Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud. PaaS clouds vary in the level of abstraction they provide their consumers. There are tradeoffs between efficiency and control over the application. Other key considerations are: the degree to which it will integrate seamlessly with the rest of the enterprise platform, the speed and resilience of internetworking, and the extent to which the platform is under control for configuration purposes. Read more ยป