Iaas & HaaS
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
IaaS is a standardized, highly automated offering, where compute resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities are owned and hosted by a service provider and offered to customers on-demand. Customers are able to self-provision this infrastructure, using a Web-based graphical user interface that serves as an IT operations management console for the overall environment. API access to the infrastructure may also be offered as an option.
Hardware as a Service (HaaS)
A closely related service to IaaS is HaaS.
With Hardware as a Service, local hardware is provided for the customer for a low monthly fee, including support. Desktops, laptops, monitors, printers, servers, networking, and storage. Transforming capital expenditures to Operating expenditures is a great way to keep your hardware up-to-date and your budget streamlined.