SOLVED: In Simple Terms What is IaaS, PaaS and SaaS (as a service)?

In today’s cloud oriented world, it is easy to get confused with the “as a service” acronyms.  They are quite simple to understand if you ignore the sales jargon: What is Anything “As As Service”? aaS means that you are renting something rather than buying something.  If you connect to it online (and it is not hosted inside your company) it is an ‘as a service’ product. . What is “Infrastructure as a Service”? IaaS…

SOLVED: What is the Difference Between Packaged Software, Software As A Service, Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service

The term ‘Cloud Computing’ is an oversimplified term covering many choices for how to have computers complete a task using on-line resources.  The more specific options explaining the ways to run your computing task in popular use today are: Packaged Software, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software As A Service (SaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS) These terms simply explain what portions of the IT stack you are contracting out to a web-based solution provider.  At one end…