Report Reveals Over 61% of PHP Groups Utilizing Unsupported PHP Variations

With 66% of enormous organizations utilizing at the least one finish of life PHP model

MINNEAPOLIS, February 7, 2023 – Perforce Software program, a supplier of options to enterprise groups requiring productiveness, visibility, and scale alongside the event lifecycle, in the present day introduced the outcomes of their annual survey of the PHP ecosystem, the Zend 2023 PHP Panorama Report.

Zend PHP Panorama Report 2023

The annual report, produced by Zend by Perforce, presents trade knowledge and evaluation on the important thing applied sciences and developments throughout the PHP growth ecosystem. This 12 months, key findings centered on PHP model adoption – with over 61% of these surveyed utilizing at the least one finish of life PHP model. For firms with greater than 100 staff, that quantity rose to just about 66%.

“PHP strikes quick, and our survey outcomes once more present that many groups both don’t have the sources essential to constantly sustain, or don’t prioritize it,” stated Zend Product Supervisor Matthew Weier O’Phinney. “This leaves them in a precarious place – one which exposes their purposes to doubtlessly harmful vulnerabilities.”

Whereas 68% of respondents did notice an improve deliberate throughout the subsequent 12 months, over half reported committing 25% or much less of their growth time to upkeep duties like migrations. Echoing that sentiment, respondents reported constructing new options as extra vital than software safety.

“It’s clear from this survey knowledge that some PHP groups are compelled to make arduous selections relating to creating their purposes – do they guarantee their purposes are safe and danger falling behind their opponents? Or do they concentrate on creating new options and ignore potential publicity to vulnerabilities,” continued Matthew Weier O’Phinney. “Fortunately there are alternatives that may assist firms do each – like industrial PHP LTS and migration providers from Zend.”

The report additionally checked out developments in PHP containerization and orchestration. Over 57% of respondents reported use of containerization applied sciences, with over 47% at the moment utilizing orchestration applied sciences. The survey knowledge additionally confirmed a transparent correlation between firm measurement and adoption, with bigger firms more likely to be utilizing containerization and orchestration applied sciences.

“PHP groups proceed to interrupt the mould relating to containerization and orchestration adoption,” stated Matthew Weier O’Phinney. “Whereas bigger organizations within the software program software trade are sometimes sluggish to undertake these developments, massive PHP groups are early and keen adopters.”

As with earlier years, Zend used the survey to lift cash for a technology-related non-profit. The 2023 survey raised cash for Code2040, a non-profit that works to dismantle the structural limitations that stop the total participation and management of Black and Latinx folks within the innovation financial system.

events can obtain the total Zend by Perforce 2023 PHP Panorama Report, by visiting

A dwell webinar that includes evaluation of the outcomes will air on February 27, 2023. These inquisitive about attending can register at

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