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    PaaS vs IaaS vs SaaS; how to choose the right framework for a business?

    by sofie_tveit ·


    PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS are the most common frameworks. For a given business model, how to choose the right framework?

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      PaaS vs IaaS vs SaaS

      by kees_b ·

      In reply to PaaS vs IaaS vs SaaS; how to choose the right framework for a business?

      It wouldn’t call it frameworks, and I wouldn’t call it business model.

      It depends on your requirements.
      – If you want to rent only the hardware, you need IaaS (infrastructure).
      – If you want to rent hardware + OS + basic software (like a webserver), you need PaaS (platform)
      – If you want to rent application software, you need SaaS (software).

      • #2419095

        Thank you

        by sofie_tveit ·

        In reply to PaaS vs IaaS vs SaaS

        Great point.
        Agrees with your view. With the current work from home situation, I believe cloud computing has become a mandatory technology. I am not a tech expert. But have been following this topic for a very long time.

        So far what I have understood is, that it eliminates the need for huge capital investment. Especially in the case of small enterprises.

    • #2419143

      A little beyond what Kees wrote.

      by rproffitt ·

      In reply to PaaS vs IaaS vs SaaS; how to choose the right framework for a business?

      Kees is spot on. My view is that sometimes the person that asks is the CEO and sometimes lost. This leader needs to get the team together and learn from the team or if the team is that out of date, get new team members.

      Also, it won’t matter what you choose if your team can’t implement what you want on said aaS systems.

      Example: Long ago I was on a project which the CEO dictated a specific platform. Problem was that platform carried a FOUR FIGURE USD FEE PER U$SER PER YEAR! While I consider the project a success in that it worked fine, the cost benefit analysis meant it was never deployed. And yes, all but the CEO knew that going in.

    • #2419040

      Thank you- refer more

      by sofie_tveit ·

      In reply to PaaS vs IaaS vs SaaS; how to choose the right framework for a business?

      Thank you once again for sharing the insights on cloud service models.

      I have even researched myself on the web, and have found numerous pieces of information about this topic. Many sites like DZone, TechRepublic, and network-world have insightful articles. I suggest to check out those too.

      To conclude, Computing’s future is in the cloud. What it means is that you adapt your organization to the cloud model to fit in. Missing out on it can leave your company behind, especially in the world of today, where technology is necessary and inevitable. If you sign up for Saas, IaaS, and Paas cloud service models, you can leverage their broader possibilities to offer the versatility and productivity that drives the growth of your company. Within a safe environment, an enterprise cloud platform will help you seamlessly adopt the power of the cloud to efficiently streamline and operate a business.

      May read about cloud service models at

    • #2413577

      Difference between PaaS, IaaS and SaaS

      by bhavleenkr16 ·

      In reply to PaaS vs IaaS vs SaaS; how to choose the right framework for a business?

      “The most basic breakdown of choosing between PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS is-

      IaaS: If you want to have complete control over the applications, data, runtime, and OS, you should choose IaaS. It is a type of self-service technology. It will allow you to purchase virtual infrastructure resources as per the requirements instead of buying complete physical hardware.

      PaaS: If you want to build or customize the applications while letting third-party service providers manage storage, networking, and OS, then you should choose PaaS.

      SaaS: If you want to build your business entirely on the cloud and let the third-party service providers manage the applications, data, storage, network, and everything, then you should choose SaaS.

      I hope my answer gives you the clarity to make the right choice.”

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      PaaS vs IaaS vs SaaS

      by ameliebates.21 ·

      In reply to PaaS vs IaaS vs SaaS; how to choose the right framework for a business?

      SaaS: Software as a Service also known as cloud application services and run directly through your web browser. Manage all potential technical issues, such as data, middleware, servers, and storage.
      Short-term projects that require quick, easy, and affordable collaboration.
      Applications that need both web and mobile access

      SaaS Development Services in USA can help understand how businesses have worked, allowing them to use IT infrastructures, platforms, software and applications via the Internet and online hotspots. Visit for more inquiry.

      PaaS: Platform as a Service
      PaaS delivers a framework for developers that they can build upon and use to create customized applications. Building the software without having to worry about operating systems, software updates, storage, or infrastructure.

      This cloud service also can greatly reduce costs and it can simplify some challenges that come up if you are rapidly developing or deploying an app.

      IaaS: Infrastructure as a Service
      Cloud infrastructure services, known as Infrastructure as a Service. For accessing and monitoring computers, networking, storage, and other services. Some providers even offer more services beyond the virtualization layer, such as databases or message queuing.

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