We recently started a survey regarding preferred app deployment platform among Indian startups and here are a few interesting insights:
– Amazon AWS wins hands down. Overall, 53% of survey responds mentioned that they use AWS, followed by Azure (17.3%) and Heroku (14.6%).
We looked at companies from two different perspective – 1)Product/SAAS Companies, i.e. ones which sell cloud services (e.g. Freshdesk) and 2)Tech Enabled companies, i.e. the ones which consume cloud services (e.g. Flipkart).
Product/SAAS Companies and their preferred cloud deployment platform.
AWS takes the crown with 55% share, followed by Azure (14%) and Heroku (14%).
When it comes to Tech enabled companies, here is the breakup:
What’s surprising is the adoption of CtrlS platform and the not-so-serious adoption of Google’s AppEngine. As far as Azure is concerned, Microsoft surely has a long distance to cover.
And finally, the overall ranking:
What are your thoughts on these app deployment platforms? Why do you select one over the other?