Gartner Positions Microsoft in the Leader Quadrant for Platform as a Service
Gartner positions Microsoft in the Leader Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Platform as a Service (aPaaS) . Gartner defines application platform as a service as a cloud platform that enables the development and deployment of multitenant, elastically scalable business applications.
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**For context, the Vision axis encompasses the ambition to run any workload, at anytime, anywhere in the world with the appropriate availability, performance, security, and isolation – including the ability to self-service all of the compute, storage, network, and management capabilities necessary. Gartner contends most providers are not yet ready to meet increased customer expectations.**