As a service

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*aaS is an acronym for as a service (e.g., X as a service), and refers to something being made available to a customer as a service,[1] always in the context of cloud computing.[original research?]

Service model[edit]

See cloud computing service models for more information.

Examples[edit]

Examples include:

Service Abbr.
Artificial intelligence as a service AIaaS
Backend as a service BaaS
Business process as a service BPaaS
Content as a service CaaS
Data as a service DaaS
Desktop as a service
Drone as a service
Database as a service DBaaS
Energy storage as a service ESaaS
Electric vehicle as a service EVaaS
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
Hadoop as a service HaaS
Housing as a service

References[edit]

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