A general term for the delivery of anything as a service, including platform, software, infrastructure, database, etc.
XaaS, or Anything as a Service, is a general term for the delivery of anything as a service. It includes all the various types of cloud services, including Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
XaaS works by providing a range of services over the internet. These services can include everything from software applications to infrastructure components, and they're typically provided on a subscription or pay-as-you-go basis.
A startup company, StartTech, uses XaaS to access the computing resources they need. They use Software as a Service (SaaS) for their email and collaboration tools, Platform as a Service (PaaS) for their application development, and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for their computing and storage needs. This allows them to focus on their core business without the need to manage and maintain their own IT infrastructure.
A cloud computing model that provides customers a complete platform—hardware, software, and infrastructure—for developing, running, and managing applications without maintaining the infrastructure.
A cloud computing model where applications are hosted by a service provider and made available to customers over the internet.