Are PaaS providers more likely to succeed?

Cloud providers struggling in the IaaS market may have no other choice than to morph into PaaS providers and focus on more advanced cloud services.

The competition in Infrastructure as a Service is tough. The combination of low margins and high competition is even nudging some providers -- such as GoDaddy.com, which quietly closed its IaaS business -- out of the market.

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Cloud providers that are struggling in the IaaS market today may have no other choice than to morph into Platform as a Service (PaaS) providers and focus on more advanced cloud services.

Listen in as site editor Jessica Scarpati and news writer Gina Narcisi discuss this and more in this week-in-review podcast for the week of Nov. 19, 2012:

This was first published in November 2012

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