Coolest Cloud Platforms And Development Vendors For 2014
Rapid innovation and fast growth are par for the course in the Platform-as-a-Service market. Researcher IDC sees the market soaring from just $3.8 billion in 2012 to $14 billion in 2017. Some signs of the fast growth from the CRN Coolest Cloud Platforms and Development list: a 225 percent sales increase for Apprenda in 2013 and a 901 percent five-year growth rate for MuleSoft. Companies employing the platforms, meanwhile, are seeing huge cost reduction, including data center cost reduction of two-thirds for companies using Eucalyptus.