Your *aaS Looks Big!
Did you say what!? My (bleep!) looks big? Oh, sorry… it’s *aas… Well, *aas refers to *-as-a-Service or Everything-as-a-Service or Anything-as-a-Service. Popularly known as XaaS, it refers to an increasing number of services delivered via the Internet. The most popular three are: SaaS (Software-as-a-Service,) PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service,) and IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service.)
*aas or XaaS is a growing trend; did you know that most companies use multiple clouds? Check this out: On average, companies use more than 4 cloud services… and there’s no sign of slowing down!
So, how big is your, er, *aas? With new promising cloud services will be introduced in the near future, it’s likely that you will use more than one cloud services to benefit from the cloud. I wish I’ve hand one, ultimate solution for all to cut the chase of looking for the right solutions for my business… but that’s not going to happen. So far, cloud computing is everybody’s game – and I think it’s better to stay that way.
For more fun facts about the huge *ass, check out this good-looking and useful infographic from Cloudability, offering a solution to monitor your cloud costs from one place.