Understanding the Business of PaaS – Platform as a Service

When understanding PaaS – Platform as a Service you only have to look at two factors…Because there are two types of companies: 1) commodity – which is a race to zero – cost is the only concern; and 2) value add – software based or differentiated with some sort of other intellectual property.

At the end of the day Developer can about only one thing — Developers care about the ability to build fast and high quality products then have a way to get distribution for their product that can be monetized.

Also not to be confused with IaaS – Infrastructure as a Service and SaaS – Software as a Service.

Next up on the mega trend as a service – Data as a Service – DaaS

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About John Furrier

John Furrier is founder, co-CEO, and Editor-in-Chief of SiliconANGLE, a new media company covering the intersection of computer science and social science. Furrier is also the co-founder and CEO of CrowdChat a social media platform for large-scale group conversations over hashtags. In addition to SiliconANGLE John runs Broadband Developments a private incubator and investment firm for creating new startups. Furrier lives in Palo Alto, California with his wife and four children.

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