The Cloud Landscape: aPaaS, PaaS & IaaS

Beyond the Basics of SaaS-IaaS-PaaS Providers: Making Smart Platform Decisions

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The cloud landscape is commonly categorized using the SPI model: Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). While useful, SPI oversimplifies as the market matures and lines among services start to blur.

It’s time to have a closer look at the cloud landscape, to really understand what IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS are (and are not), and distinguish the different categories within.

Download this eBook to learn about:

  • The 5 layers of the new cloud landscape, and how they differ
  • Nuances within the PaaS layer, like Model-Driven PaaS Providers
  • 6 Questions to ask when evaluating PaaS providers