As a service

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*aaS is an acronym for as a service (X as a Service), and refers to something being made available to a customer as a service.[1]

Service model[edit]

See Cloud Computing Service Models for more information.

Examples[edit]

Examples include:

Service Abbr.
Backend as a Service BaaS
Content as a Service CaaS
Data as a service DaaS
Database as a service DBaaS
Desktop as a Service
Energy Storage as a Service ESaaS
Function as a Service FaaS
Games as a Service GaaS
Infrastructure as a service IaaS
Identity as a Service IDaaS
IT as a service ITaaS
Logging as a service LaaS
Mobile backend as a service MAAS
Mobility as a service
Monitoring as a Service
Network as a service NaaS
Payments as a service PaaS
Platform as a service
Recovery as a service RaaS
Robot as a service
Search as a service SaaS
Security as a service
Software as a service
Storage as a service
Transportation as a service TAAS

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robin Hastings, Making the Most of the Cloud: How to Choose and Implement the Best Services (2013), p. 3.

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