Young platform-as-a-service (PaaS) startup AppFog has reached a new milestone of 100,000 apps deployed on its service, a sign it is hitting a chord with app developers and businesses.
Editor's Pick Platform-as-a-Service is part of the booming cloud computing sector, one area of the cloud that some analysts and developers have overlooked. But recent research shows that PaaS is no longer the ugly duckling of the cloud industry -- and that it's ready to grow quite a bit during the next few years.
For a small Portland, Ore.-based startup, AppFog has managed to build a huge fan base.
AppFog offers a platform-as-a-service for developers building web applications. What that means in simple terms is that if you’ve got a program you want to …