Storage as a Service (SaaS) Definition

Storage as a Service (SaaS) Definition Storage as a Service is a business model in which a large company rents space in their storage infrastructure to a smaller company or individual. In the enterprise, SaaS vendors are targeting secondary storage applications by promoting SaaS as a convenient way to manage backups. The key advantage to SaaS in the enterprise is in cost savings -- in personnel, in hardware and in physical storage space. For instance, instead of maintaining a large...
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SaaS Definition

SaaS Definition What is SaaS? SaaS stands for at least three different "as-a-service" offerings. The original use of the acronym was to refer to Software as a Service. The term has since been used in reference to Storage as a Service and Security as a Service. Other "as-a-service" offerings include Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). The combination of these two with Software as a Service is sometimes called the SPI model (for SaaS, PaaS, IaaS). The wh...
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