What is Platform as a Service (PaaS)?

Viewer Rating Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a category of cloud computing services that provides a platform allowing customers to develop, run, and manage applications without the complexity of building and maintaining the infrastructure typically associated with developing and launching an app. PaaS can be delivered in three ways: As a public cloud service … Read more

What is Software as a Service (SaaS)?

Viewer Rating Software as a service (SaaS) is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted. It is also referred to as “on-demand software”, “web-based software” or “hosted software”. SaaS is typically accessed by users using a thin client via a web browser and … Read more

What is Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)?

Viewer Rating Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is a service model of Cloud Computing that delivers computer infrastructure on an outsourced basis to support enterprise operations. Typically, IaaS provides hardware, storage, servers and data center space or network components; it may also include software. An IaaS provider provides policy-based services and is responsible for housing, … Read more

What is Cloud Computing?

Viewer Rating Cloud computing is a concept that enables ubiquitous access to shared pools of configurable system resources and higher-level services that can be rapidly provisioned with minimal management effort, often over the Internet from multiple cloud server farms. Cloud computing relies on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and economies of scale, similar to … Read more