Why SMBs Use Heroku
By Shannan Hearne, Summit Technologies Marketing Specialist
Heroku is a cloud platform that enables small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and developers to build, run, and operate applications easily. There are several reasons why SMBs and developers use Heroku for app development and operations:
Lean team and budget: Heroku's simplified developer experience and fast deployment process allow a single developer or small team to deliver new apps and features to market quickly. The fully managed platform also means that developers can handle day-to-day app operations without the need for dedicated DevOps expertise, saving on headcount costs.
Language support: Heroku supports a wide range of modern app development languages and frameworks, giving developers the freedom to choose what works best for their apps and teams. In addition, Heroku Buildpacks allow developers to work with languages and customizations beyond the natively supported ones.
Reliable performance and secure data: Heroku is a trusted platform for building business-critical apps, providing a reliable and secure runtime environment for all apps. It also maintains compliance with PCI, HIPAA, ISO, and SOC standards, making it suitable for regulated industries.
Simplified deployment: Heroku's easy deployment process allows for rapid iteration and continuous delivery, enabling SMBs to quickly bring new apps and features to market.
Scalability: Heroku enables SMBs to easily scale their web and mobile apps as their business grows, without the need for additional infrastructure or resource planning.
Overall, Heroku is a powerful platform that allows SMBs and developers to build, run, and operate applications efficiently and effectively, without the need for dedicated DevOps expertise or a large team.