Serverless Approach for Application Development -- The State of the Market and Players

Serverless Approach for Application Development -- The State of the Market and Players

  • December 2020 •
  • 8 pages •
  • Report ID: 5999395 •
  • Format: PDF
This IDC study focuses on the evolution of application development to deliver solutions leveraging the serverless compute architecture that dramatically reduces the overall cost of infrastructure while allowing developers to focus on business logic."Enterprises have accelerated their digital transformation journey owing to the urgent need to modify business models in response to the pandemic, and the experience has paved the way for an ongoing effort to digitize and automate processes," said Larry Carvalho, research director, Platform as a Service at IDC. "The serverless approach to application development for appropriate use cases leveraging event-driven compute and containers is growing in popularity and delivering high return on investment to customers taking the leap to always considering the serverless architecture when developing new applications or modernizing existing applications. In this study, IDC describes the factors for consideration when using the serverless approach and serverless offerings from leading vendors."