Platform as a Service

With Platform as a Service your business can develop, customise, and manage applications without the headache of looking after any infrastructure.

With a ready-to-use, managed platform for application development, your developers are free to focus on developing, testing, and deploying applications – without having to worry about servers, storage and other hardware. 

With Platform as a Service (PaaS) we manage all the hardware and software resources you need to develop applications. In combination with low-code solutions, such as Power Platform, this further simplifies and streamlines the process of building custom applications in-house.

Similar to serverless computing, with PaaS there’s no cumbersome infrastructure to host and no data centre to look after. Instead, you find a Platform as a Service (PaaS) provider, like ARO, to create and maintain the optimal backend environment for your development activity. In short, we do the groundwork so your team can start developing faster.

  • A ready-to-use platform. PaaS accelerates application development by providing pre-configured environments, frameworks, and tools.
  • Consumption based pricing model. PaaS eliminates the need for upfront infrastructure investments. Instead, you simply pay for the resources and services you use.
  • Seamless integration with databases. This enables efficient data storage, retrieval, and management. 

First came software as a service (SaaS). And you might already be using infrastructure as a service (IaaS) to support your growing cloud workload. Now it’s time to learn about the benefits of using PaaS for your business. ARO experts can guide you on this next stage of your cloud computing journey.”

Our technical expertise

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An experienced PaaS service provider

We bring the experience of implementing Power Platform solutions for businesses with 52,000+ users.


Microsoft Solutions Provider for Digital and App Innovation

ARO architects undertake numerous examinations every year to update and expand their knowledge.


An integrated solution

ARO architects can integrate your PaaS seamlessly with your other Microsoft products.

Impact where it matters

Accelerating development

PaaS creates an environment where new app development and innovation can thrive.

Reducing the cost of innovation

There’s no upfront investment, instead you pay for what you use, when you need it.

Professional development capabilities

Your team gain access to development functionality formerly only available to professional developers. 

Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a cloud computing model where a third-party provider delivers hardware and software tools to users over the internet. This allows customers to develop, run, and manage applications without dealing with the complexities of infrastructure.

PaaS focuses on application development and deployment rather than managing underlying hardware or software.

The three types of Platform as a Service (PaaS) are application PaaS (aPaaS), integration PaaS (iPaaS), and data PaaS (dPaaS).

Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a broader category made up various services for application development, integration, and data management. Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) focuses on tools and services dedicated to integrating applications and systems across different environments.

PaaS provides a streamlined development environment, automating infrastructure management, and promoting collaboration. For businesses, PaaS accelerates time-to-market, reduces operational overhead, and allows for more efficient resource utilisation.

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