Saugatuck Technology Founder and CEO Bill McNee asked a perfectly good question during one of his panels at the consulting and research firm’s annual cloud summit in midtown Manhattan last week: What is Platform as a Service - or PaaS - really all about?

Off the top of my head I'd almost raised my hand instinctively. I’d have said PaaS is all the developer tools and services for creating and/or customizing IT and integrating software for folks who want to use hosted computing rather than own it. PaaS might be the whole spectrum of activity that falls between simple turnkey multitenant apps and a pure developer lab for building and bridging something substantial from ground up.

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