From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the dairy product, see amasi.

Maas is the name of a river that is also named Meuse.


Maas also is a Dutch and North German surname. It can be toponymic ("from the Maas river"), but usually is of patronymic origin (Maas being a nickname for Thomas).[1] The surname is quite common in the Netherlands, ranking 43rd in 2007 (16,070 people).[2] People with this name include:



Monitoring as a Service, (MaaS) is one of many cloud delivery models under anything as a service (XaaS). It is a framework that facilitates the deployment of monitoring functionalities for various other services and applications within the cloud. The most common application for MaaS is online state monitoring, which continuously tracks certain states of applications, networks, systems, instances or any element that may be deployable within the cloud.

See also[edit]

  • Amasi, or Maas in Afrikaans - a fermented milk drink
  • Maes, French and Flemish spelling of the surname
  • Maass, German surname
  • Mace, similar-sounding surname

Sources and references[edit]

  1. ^ Maas] at the Meertens Institute's database of Dutch surnames
  2. ^ Leender Brouwer, The top 100 surnames in the Netherlands