In my last post, I discussed the NIST definition of the cloud. Let’s take this to the next level by discussing the different service models offered by cloud service providers (CSPs). Three basic delivery models – SaaS, PaaS and IaaS – are listed below. These are the basic and oft-referenced models, although myriad new offerings tend to obscure this differentiation. Some of these other services include SecaaS (Security), DaaS (Data), and yes, even XaaS (Anything-as-a-Service). Three Basic C…

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