Tag: XaaS

New Models for Research, Part II

Mar 16, 2015 |

In the second of a four-part series, Jay Etchings, director of operations for research computing, and senior HPC architect at Arizona State University lays out the concept of the campus cloud, a Research as a Service (RaaS) model with elements of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and bare metal IaaS.

Decoding the True Value of XaaS

May 22, 2012 |

Lately the menu of cloud-based XaaS (anything-as-a-service) offerings has expanded to include a virtual armada of new IT acronyms. Regardless of what type of XaaS you may be considering, the true benefit is being able to partially or fully outsource your IT needs to a highly skilled service provider who can help manage your vital IT functions.