IaaS [English]

Syndetic Relationships


  • Hunter 2014 (†602 p.16): Provider owns, leases, or licenses the facility, hardware, and software for a complete network environment to support the operations of its customers, including storage, servers, and networking components. The customer is no longer accessing a few specific pieces of software but has outsourced its entire computing infrastructure to the provider. (†1386)
  • Rouse 2010 (†556 ): Infrastructure as a Service is a provision model in which an organization outsources the equipment used to support operations, including storage, hardware, servers and networking components. The service provider owns the equipment and is responsible for housing, running and maintaining it. The client typically pays on a per-use basis. (†927)