International Journal of Inventive Engineering and Sciences (IJIES)
Cloud computing is becoming much popular due to many of its advantages like high performance, distributed computing, high security, pay per use modules etc. Cloud is evolved from simple networking applications. Grid/Cluster/Utility Computing helped formation of basic infrastructure as a service concept. Distributed concurrent and parallel processing with service oriented architecture set a platform for virtualization of resources, making cloud computing possible. This paper talks on the IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) model of the cloud computing. Authors of this paper, gathered, analyzed and drafted all the up to date information on the IaaS.