Session: What is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) and How It Helps Organizations Focus on What Matters?
Forrester predicts that nearly 30% [of developers] will use containers regularly by the end of 2021, creating a spike in global demand for both multi-cloud container development platforms. Many organizations making this transformation are leveraging solutions like Platform as a Service (PaaS) to foster innovation, gain developer efficiencies and drive faster time to market. In this session we will learn what a PaaS is and why are some organizations are deciding to buy vs. DIY on the cloud.
- High level understanding of what a Platform as a Service (PaaS) is
- Understanding of how a PaaS can be used to focus on what matters to accelerate growth
- When it makes sense to build your own platform vs. buy it as a service from a vendor.
Jessica is the Senior Vice President of Sales for Platform.sh and is responsible for Enterprise sales, globally. Jessica joined Platform.sh in 2019 with a passion for helping customers' solve business challenges through technology. Prior to Platform.sh, Jessica spent 5 years at Rackspace as a Director of Private Cloud Sales where she helped clients achieve their cloud goals with OpenStack and VMware based private cloud solutions. Jessica started her career in the data center space in Northern Virginia working with various colocation and managed services providers. In her free time, Jessica enjoys hiking, camping and stand-up paddle boarding around her new home in Bend, OR.