• Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) means here you’re buying access to raw computing hardware over the Net, such as servers or storage. Since, you buy for what you need and pay for only using it, this is often also referred to as utility computing. Example of IaaS is ordinary web hosting where you have to pay a monthly subscription to have a hosting company serve up files for your website from their servers.
  • Software as a Service (SaaS) means you use somebody else’s system for completing an application running. Perhaps the best-known examples are Google email and Google Documents.
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) means you use software and hardware provided by other company for developing other web-based tools. So, for example, you might develop your own e-commerce website, while other important things would be managed by merchant server which includes the shopping cart, checkout, and payment mechanism running on a merchant’s server.
  • Setup and installation and maintenance cost is less.
  • Its helps to grow your applications.
  • You can scale up or scale down at short notice or as per your business plan.
  • There is complete freedom to pay only for what you use.
  • Freedom from worries as everything is managed under SLAs.
  • There is another bigger benefit consisting overall environmental factor (i.e. lower emission of carbon) of many users efficiently sharing large systems together.
  • There is a very higher ongoing operating and maintenance costs. One has to be greatly dependent on service providers and any sudden slowdown or shutting down on their side can hamper the entire business needs.
  • Risk of getting or being locked into proprietary or vendor-recommended systems.
  • Unreliable on service provider and their services.
  • Risk for privacy and security risks.

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