What is PaaS?

Platform as a Service

Platform as a Service (PaaS) offers you a complete development and deployment environment in the cloud. Provided on a pay-as-you-go basis, a variety of resources are available enabling you to deliver everything from simple web apps to sophisticated enterprise applications.

You manage the applications and services that you develop and we handle the rest.

PaaS is used to…


Utilise the inbuilt software components to develop or customise cloud-based applications.


PaaS tools provide organisations a way to analyse and mine data to inform critical business decisions.


Additional services such as workflow, directory, security and scheduling can be integrated to dramatically enhance your applications.

Advantages of PaaS

  • Cut coding time
  • Additional Capabilities
  • Simpler cross-platform development
  • Affordable, sophisticated tools at your fingertips
  • Enables remote development teams
  • Efficient management of application life cycle

Platform as a Service (PaaS) is the new hosting alternative, enabling your business to run it’s software more efficiently than traditional web hosting. Streamlining the way you access, maintain and manage digital resources, Azure allows you to shift the focus back on development of products and services. This means faster launches to market, increased opportunities and cost savings.