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The XaaS family: Understanding Iaas, PaaS and SaaS

The models of infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS) have been around for some time now. As time goes by, more and more “as a service” models are being introduced. Since there are so many of them, we can be said to be heading into […]

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Cloud computing delivery models explained

In my last blog post, I compared cloud computing with the transformation of individual families with cattle farms to a more modern concept of large cattle farms providing consumers milk through stores. In this blog post, I will explain cloud delivery models. In general there are three major delivery models: • Infrastructure as a service […]

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#TalkCloud preview: Cloud as a Service

Cloud Computing is often described as a stack, as a response to the broad range of services built on top of one another under the moniker “Cloud”. Cloud computing providers offer their services according to these fundamental models: infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS). Today’s economic […]

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How will cloud affect your disaster recovery? (Part two)

In part two, the author shows how disaster recovery solutions can be changed and what additional advantages it can bring in a cloud solution.

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