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What are the different types of Cloud Computing Service Models?

What are the different types of Cloud Computing Service Models?

Cloud Models

To achieve rapid provisioning of resources like networks, servers, storages, etc. Cloud is structured into three primary models, mainly–Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS).

Core Technologies Services, Inc. looks at these different models with respect to their features.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

In this model, a third party hosts hardware, software, applications and infrastructure elements needed for a business on behalf of its users. This type of cloud computing also undertakes maintenance of system backup and resiliency planning along with scalability and can be adjusted to meet on-demand workloads. Dynamic scaling, policy-based services, administrative tasks, desktop virtualization, etc. are some of the other characteristics of IaaS. IaaS model has low entry cost but a high investment for building and supporting the cloud infrastructure.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)

With PaaS model, the provider hosts the hardware and software on their own infrastructure and delivers applications on the Internet as a service to their clients. This model eliminates the need to install in-house hardware and software to run a new application and the user(s) can log in to start accessing the platform, generally via the internet. Charged on pay-per-use on a monthly basis, this model has auto-provisioning of underlying infrastructure with scalability, security, integration, deployment, etc.

Software as a Service (SaaS)

This model uses software distribution model in which a service provider hosts the applications via the Internet to a customer’s network. SaaS shares the characteristics of ASP and on-demand computing delivery models and provides easy administration, compatibility, automatic updates and global accessibility.

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