Know your SaaS from your PaaS from your IaaS [INFOGRAPHIC]
There’s been so much talk about Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in recent years that stalwarts Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service rarely get a look in.
Whilst Salesforce.com, arguably the first true SaaS product built from the ground up, gets much of the attention as the most successful company within one of the trio of concepts, spare a thought for the platform and infrastructure guys as they continue to grow and, indeed, often baffle technicians as to their true definition.
This handy infographic from ProfitBricks may help:
Kevin May is editor and a co-founder of Tnooz. He was previously editor of UK-based magazine Travolution for nearly four years and web editor of Media Week UK from 2003 to 2005.
He has also worked in regional newspapers (Essex Enquirer) and started his career in journalism at the Police Gazette at New Scotland Yard in London. He has a degree in criminology and a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism.