What does "...as a Service" mean and whats it got to do with cloud computing?
Last time, we talked about the basics of cloud computing. To recap, basically cloud computing allows you to access software and other resources that are stored somewhere else with just an Internet connection. The cloud is actually a place in a data center where you can store and access applications or documents.
You can manage the cloud yourself, or get another third party organization called a "Managed Service Provider" to help, or completely manage the cloud for you.
Check out this infographic to help you understand the resources and services you can have with each different "...as a Service" model:
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