Cloud Computing Models | Types of Services

Cloud-Computing

Now the days, Cloud Computing is a vast term that becomes heart for the business because this provide business a flexibility to choose according to their need or you can say their business needs when it comes to hardware for their online existence. This can be considered as the way to let business focus on what matters the most for them and avoid the challenges they have to face in the hardware procurement, maintenance, and capacity planning.

There are different service models for technology of cloud computing that may help the users to define the level of control, flexibility and maintenance over their information and basically the types of they are responsible to provide to their customers. There are 3 main types of Cloud Computing services on which we have to focus in this post.

  • Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  • Platform as a service (PaaS)
  • Software as a service (SaaS)

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

This is one the most common category of Cloud Computing service and consider as the basic building block Cloud IT. This is the most flexible form of Cloud Computing service as it will provide the client Internet-based access to storage and computing power on rent.


It will help to get IT infrastructure like servers, virtual machines, storage, networks and operating systems on a pay-as-you-go basis from the cloud provider. According to the term of these types of service, Internet Business can have the flexibility to develop and grow on demand, it means they can purchase the IT infrastructure as their business grows.

Platform as a service (PaaS)

This is the second kind of Cloud Computing services which helps to let the customers focus on the deployment part and the management of your applications. Efficiency will come when you not to worry about the resource procurement, software maintenance, planning for capacity ,patching, or any of the other related things involved in running your application. This will definitely minimize the expenses of the operation team you may need in the absence of this type of services.


There is con to utilize this type of services is that these services may get with some restrictions that may not suits with your product under any possible circumstances, but again it depends.

Software as a service (SaaS)

It is the best suited to the business where they need to avoid all the headaches of running and management of their application as SaaS type of services provide complete package. It is widely used for web-based applications. It is used as method that is dedicated to delivering application over the Internet where the service provide is fully responsible to host and manage the software application.


You can avoid the issues of maintenance of the service and the expensive infrastructure and its management. You can focus on what needs the most in the business and which is Business.

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